Ronnie O’Sullivan has broken Stephen Hendry’s for career centuries after he notched up his 776th in the opening frame of his Masters quarter final against Marco Fu. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

Ronnie O’Sullivan claimed one of snooker’s great records on Thursday as he began his Masters quarter-final against Marco Fu. The 39-year-old fired in (...)

Ireland’s David Morris in action during his third-round game against  David Gilbert at the  UK Championship at the Barbican Centre, York. Photograph:  Mike Egerton/PA

David Morris followed up his giant-killing victory over world champion Mark Selby with an equally impressive win over Dave Gilbert at the Coral UK Cha(...)

Ricky Walden:  notched breaks of 65, 107, 54, 87 and a match-clinching 74. Photograph: Getty Images

Keen runner Ricky Walden sprinted into the International Championship final as he moved one step away from the biggest title of his career. The world (...)

 Mark Selby plays a shot during the first session of his quarter-final match against Alan McManus at the Crucible Theatre  in Sheffield. Photograph: Michael Regan/Getty Images

Mark Selby held on to take a 4-3 lead following the first session of his World Snooker Championship quarter-final against Alan McManus in Sheff(...)

Ken Doherty in action in his second-round match against Alan McManus during the World Snooker Championships in Sheffield. Photograph: Anna Gowthorpe/PA

Ken Doherty left himself too much work to do as he lost his last 16 clash with Alan McManus at the World Championships at The Crucible in Shef(...)

Ronnie O’Sullivan is two frames down to Joe Perry in the second round of The Dafabet World Snooker Championship at Crucible Theatre  in Sheffield. Photograph:  Gareth Copley/Getty Images

Joe Perry will take a two-frame lead into the final session of his Dafabet World Championship second-round match against defending champion Ron(...)

Ronnie O’Sullivan took just 59 minutes to win his Masters quarter-final over Ricky Walden at Alexandra Palace in London. Photograph: Adam Davy/PA

Ronnie O’Sullivan produced a flawless display to beat Ricky Walden 6-0 in under an hour and reach the Masters semi-finals.The ‘Rocket’ reeled off all (...)

Fergal O’Brien. Photograph: Inpho

Ireland’s Fergal O’Brien has beaten World championship semi-finalist Ricky Walden 5-4 in the first round of the Australian Open. World number two Mar(...)

Ronnie O’Sullivan  celebrates beating Judd Trump in the semi-finals  of the Betfair World  Championship at the Crucible Theatre  in Sheffield. Photograph: Warren Little/Getty Images

Ronnie O’Sullivan rocketed to his fifth World Championship final as he brushed aside the challenge of Judd Trump today at Sheffield’s Crucible(...)