TL;DR news on Snooker final at December 19, 2022
Murphy, who opened with a 74, also made a 71 before a run of 70 helped Wilson take the final frame of the session. "It's important we are successful because we are sending out a message to all other indoor sports, cinemas, theatres," World Snooker Tour chairman Barry Hearn told BBC Sport. SnookerHQ Please ask for permission before reproducing any content from this website. Snooker Draw for Judgement Day 1 All matches are the best of 19 frames. Featured photo credit: WST Tags: World Championship David Caulfield Creator of SnookerHQ and a journalism MA graduate, David has been actively reporting on snooker since 2011. Snookered on the yellow, Heathcote found himself tight between the black and the bottom cushion, with not much room to work with. China's Yan was making his Masters debut and at the age of 20 is a year older than Ronnie O'Sullivan was when he became the youngest champion by beating Higgins in the 1995 final. The 'Wizard of Wishaw' had been written off, many feeling his best years were behind him having last won a Triple Crown final 10 years ago when he claimed the fourth of his world titles. Changes to his preparation for this invitational event, as well as a tweak to his cue action, helped him to reach the final, where he has now suffered defeat three times. 'Yan believes he can win' The vastly experienced Higgins will start the final as heavy favourite having won this event in 1999 and 2006, as well as being beaten in the showpiece in 1995 and 2005. It was nip and tuck in the final, Robertson getting bogged down with muddled shot selections at times, but he kept himself together tremendously well in the closing stages. Trump was far from his destructive best for much of this tournament, including the final. The FA Cup final takes place at Wembley on 15 May. The English Football League has said it is "engaging" with the government over the potential for a small number of fans to attend the Carabao Cup final at Wembley on 25 April.