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Rejuvenated Selby Excited For Palace Return

World number two Mark Selby is eagerly anticipating his return to the Cazoo Masters at Alexandra Palace on Sunday, after coming through a tough 12 months on and off the baize. The three-time Masters champion exited last year’s event in difficult circumstances. Following his second round defeat to Barry Hawkins, he bravely revealed that he… Read More

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Selby and Allen Through As Top Seeds Fall

  Mark Selby and Mark Allen have secured their places in the last 16 of the BetVictor Northern Ireland Open, as top seeds fell around them on day four at the Waterfront Hall in Belfast. Ronnie O’Sullivan and Kyren Wilson are out, joining Judd Trump who exited the competition last night. Selby will be hoping… Read More

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World Champion Selby Relishing Return

Crucible king Mark Selby is savouring the chance to be introduced as World Champion for the first time this season in his blockbuster showdown with Shaun Murphy at the British Open in Leicester. Remarkably, Selby has been pitted against the same player he defeated 18-15 in the World Championship final back in May. The open… Read More

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Selby Describes Pain Of Father’s Death

Mark Selby admits he had suicidal thoughts in his teenage years after the death of his father. In an interview with Rob Walker for BBC Sport, three-time World Champion Selby described the pain he went through after losing his father David to cancer in 1999. His mother had left the family home several years earlier…. Read More

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Selby Aiming For Masters Glory

Mark Selby hopes he can capitalise on his fine form this season and secure a first Masters title in seven years next week in Milton Keynes. Selby is a three-time Masters champion, having lifted the famous trophy in 2008, 2010 and 2013. The Jester from Leicester will face Scotland’s Stephen Maguire in the opening round… Read More

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Selby Hopes To Attract New Audience

Mark Selby believes that the return of live snooker at next week’s Championship League could introduce the sport to a whole new viewership. Selby joins World Champion Judd Trump, Ronnie O’Sullivan and Neil Robertson in a star-studded field for the 64-player behind closed doors event in Milton Keynes, which will be televised live on ITV… Read More

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Feature: Mark Selby

After a year without a title and dark moments when he questioned his future, Mark Selby has got back to what he does best in recent months: winning trophies. And now he is targeting a return to the very top… There was a time when Selby’s name seemed a permanent fixture at the top of… Read More

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Selby Fan Simona Conquers Wimbledon

Tennis ace Simona Halep, who revealed her friendship with Mark Selby earlier this week, won her first Wimbledon title today. Halep crushed Serena Williams 6-2, 6-2 in the final of the women’s singles at the biggest tournament in tennis to win her second Grand Slam trophy. After beating Elina Svitolina in the semi-finals on Thursday,… Read More

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Selby Boost In Rankings Battle

Mark Selby significantly improved his hopes of retaining his world number one ranking until at least the end of 2018 by winning the Evergrande China Championship on Sunday. Selby beat John Higgins 10-9 in a dramatic final in Guangzhou to win the 15th ranking title of his career and seventh in China. The £150,000 top… Read More

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Selby Retains Haining Title

Mark Selby won the CBSA Haining Open for the second consecutive year by beating Li Hang 5-4 in the final on Saturday. World number one Selby trailed 3-0 and 4-1 but took the last four frames with a top break of 68. To reach the final at the CBSA Tour event he knocked out Simon Lichtenburg,… Read More

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