Sunday, September 19, 2010

Carter takes title No.2 in 2010 Shanghai Masters

Shanghai Masters 2010Allister Carter from England won the 2010 Roewe Shanghai Masters.

In the final he beat surprise package Jamie Burnett (Scotland) 10-7.

Jamie Cope and Mark Selby (both from England) lost out in the semifinals.

Carter received £60,000 for the victory and Burnett got £30,000 for his runner-up spot.

Stuart Bingham (England) had the highest break of the tournament with a 142. That earnt him £2,000.

Defending champion Ronnie O'Sullivan (England) withdrew from the event due to personal issues.

This was the second ranking title for Carter. H also won the 2009 Welsh Open. It was Burnett's first final.

Carter improves to second place in the world rankings. Burnett leaps to 29th place. The currently suspended John Higgins (Scotland) stays on top, and current world champion Neil Robertson (Australia) sits in third.

The rankings are now updated after every tournament. The seedings list is updated every few events.

The tournament took place at the Shanghai Grand Stage, Shanghai, China 6-12 September, 2010. It was the first ranking tournament of seven on the 2010/2011 Main Tour. Next up on the snooker calendar is the World Open which starts 18th September 2010.

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1 comment:

  1. he beat out all the chinese great work for him ! winning on their turf