3 Updates
Junhui eyes snooker worlds breakthrough
Photo Credit: Warren Little, Getty Images

Junhui eyes snooker worlds breakthrough

Apr 18 2013, 8:08am CDT | by

London, April 18 (IANS) Snooker player Ding Junhui believes that as the only top Chinese player, he is always under pressure playing in major tournaments but added that he can win the upcoming World Championships.

London, April 18 — Snooker player Ding Junhui believes that as the only top Chinese player, he is always under pressure playing in major tournaments but added that he can win the upcoming World...

Filed under: news

YouTube Videos

 
 
 

1 year ago

Junhui eyes snooker worlds breakthrough

Apr 18 2013, 8:08am CDT | by

London, April 18 (IANS) Snooker player Ding Junhui believes that as the only top Chinese player, he is always under pressure playing in major tournaments but added that he can win the upcoming World Championships.

London, April 18 — Snooker player Ding Junhui believes that as the only top Chinese player, he is always under pressure playing in major tournaments but added that he can win the upcoming World Championships.

"When I play in China, people think I will win every tournament. They say it is not impossible - you are human. I wish I was an alien. I have pressure to win the World Championships and I need to play well to win it but that is not for me to worry about this time," Junhui said Wednesday, reports Xinhua.

"I feel strong and not like the past few years when I have not felt strong enough. I will make it a hard game for everyone that plays me. I hope I can win the title this year; it would mean everything."

Ding, 26, is yet to reach a final at the snooker worlds. His best result came in 2011 when he was beaten 15-17 by Judd Trump in the semifinal. His other five attempts since 2007 have seen him being knocked out twice.

The World No.9 will take on Scot Alan McManus April 23 in the first round of the World Snooker Championships.

--Indo-Asian News service

int/ss/dg

IANS

Source: IANS

 
Update
3

5 weeks ago

Burnett at centre of betting probe

Sep 25 2014 8:57am CDT | Source: BBC Sport

Snooker governing body the WPBSA is investigating a match involving Scotland's Jamie Burnett over "unusual b ...
Source: BBC Sport   Full article at: BBC Sport
 

 
Update
2

7 weeks ago

Allen into Shanghai quarter-finals

Sep 11 2014 5:11am CDT | Source: BBC Sport

Mark Allen reaches the quarter-finals of the Shanghai Masters by beating former world champion Ma ...
Source: BBC Sport   Full article at: BBC Sport
 

 

Don't miss ...

 

<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/8" rel="author">Luigi Lugmayr</a>
Luigi is the founding Chief Editor of I4U News and brings over 15 years experience in the technology field to the ever evolving and exciting world of gadgets. He started I4U News back in 2000 and evolved it into vibrant technology magazine.
Luigi can be contacted directly at ml@i4u.com. Luigi posts regularly on LuigiMe.com about his experience running I4U.

 

blog comments powered by Disqus

Latest stories

Koji Uerhara Signs 2-Year, $18M Deal With Boston Red Sox
Koji Uerhara Signs 2-Year, $18M Deal With Boston Red Sox
The Boston Red Sox signed closer Koji Uerhara to a two-year, $18 million deal on Oct. 30.
 
 
Lahiri hoping for memorable debut at WGC-HSBC Champions
Shanghai, Oct 31 (IANS) India's Anirban Lahiri will be hoping for a memorable debut when he takes his place among the game's elite at next week's $8.5 million WGC-HSBC Champions.
 
 
Corinthians, Fluminense to meet Bundesliga pair in Florida Cup
Rio de Janeiro, Oct 31 (IANS) Brazilian football clubs Corinthians and Fluminense will compete against Germany's Bayer Leverkusen and FC Koln in the Florida Cup in January.
 
 
Rio launches Olympic stadium tender
Rio de Janeiro, Oct 31 (IANS) Rio de Janeiro has launched a tender for a 52 million-real (about $21.8 million) revamp of the city's 2016 Olympic athletics stadium.
 
 
 

Latest from the Network

Arnold Schwarzenegger 'knew' he'd star in another Terminator movie
Arnold Schwarzenegger ''always knew'' he'd star in another 'Terminator' movie. The 67-year-old actor - the former governor of California - insists he wasn't surprised when he got a call from producers to appear in the...
Read more on Movie Balla
 
Anne Hathaway would 'love' a sequel to The Devil Wears Prada
Anne Hathaway would ''love'' to appear in a sequel to 'The Devil Wears Prada'. The Oscar-winning actress starred in the popular 2006 comedy-drama, which also featured Meryl Streep and Emily Blunt, and has revealed she...
Read more on Movie Balla
 
Lily Aldridge wearing mother's Playboy costume for Halloween
Lily Aldridge will wear her mother's old Playboy costume for Halloween. The 28-year-old model - who is married to Kings of Leon singer Caleb Followill - found her mum Laura Lyons' raunchy Playboy Bunny flight attendant...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Rochelle Humes' daughter loves Marvin doll
Rochelle Humes is embarrassed by her daughter's obsession with a doll of her husband, Marvin Humes. The 25-year-old singer has admitted she found it ''cringey'' when she was recently photographed holding a doll of her...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Keira Knightley annoyed Chloe Moretz didn't ask her advice
Keira Knightley was annoyed Chloe Grace Moretz didn't want her advice. The 29-year-old actress - who appears alongside the 17-year-old star in her latest movie 'Say When' - was disappointed that the young actress didn'...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Daniel Radcliffe loses everything
Daniel Radcliffe loses everything. The 'Horns' star admits he constantly has to replace his mobile phone and often puts things away and can't ever find them again. The 25-year-old actor said: ''I lose things a lot. At...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Apple Outsmarts Samsung in Terms of Revenue Generation
Samsung can sell more products, but it doesn’t mean that it will earn more profit, as Apple overtakes the Korean giant with respect to the earnings.According to the Cult of Mac, Samsung earned a profit of $3.8 billion...
Read more on Apple Balla
 
Apple Declares Not to Remove PCalc iOS Calculator Widget
The PCalc iOs calculator widget is free from the risk of being removed, as Apple decides not to drop it from the App Store.According to Tech Crunch, the officials of Apple have confirmed about the move, stating that it...
Read more on Apple Balla
 
Seth Rogen to Act as Steve Wozniak in the Steve Jobs’ Movie
Seth Rogen has got an important role in the biopic of the late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, as he has been selected to play as Steve Wozniak.According to the Variety, Rogen will be advised directly by Steve Wozniak, the...
Read more on Apple Balla
 
Ponzy schemer cheats residents of $22 mn, gets 15-year jail
Washington, Oct 31 (IANS) If you have been one of those approached by some 'known' person for investing in something with an assurance of 'easy money', you may benefit reading about this Ponzi schemer jailed in the US...
Read more on Politics Balla