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Walden Ready For ‘Monster’ Gibraltar Open

Ricky Walden travels to this week’s BetVictor Gibraltar Open as one of 11 players in contention to pick up a bumper £150,000 payout and that isn’t the only thing in the Chester cueman’s sights. The event marks the culmination of the eight event BetVictor Series, in which the player who accumulates the most prize money… Read More

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Ricky Walden – My Greatest Match

In our latest series of features we are talking to some of the world’s finest snooker players to find out what they think are the defining moments of their careers so far. Today it is the turn of three-time ranking event winner Ricky Walden to name his greatest match. Walden had spent seven years as… Read More

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Fully Fit Walden Aiming For The Top

Ricky Walden believes he is ready to catapult himself into the world’s elite once more after putting career threatening injury troubles behind him. The three-time ranking event winner admits he was concerned for his future in the sport when a bulging disc, as well as other problems with his lower back, caused him huge issues… Read More

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Walden Hopes Injury Hell Is Over

Ricky Walden is confident that an epidural steroid injection will relieve the effects of a spinal problem and help him get his snooker career back on track. Three-time ranking event champion Walden has suffered several injury problems in recent years, including a bulging disc at the bottom of his spine for the past eight months…. Read More

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Walden Withdraws From Shanghai Masters

Ricky Walden has pulled out of this week’s Bank of Communications OTO Shanghai Masters following the arrival of his first child. Wife Natalie gave birth to a boy on Monday. World number 11 Walden admitted in an interview last month that he could miss the tournament in Shanghai if the baby, which was due on… Read More

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Walden On Standby As Fatherhood Beckons

Ricky Walden is set to become a father for the first time within the coming days but intends to keep that to the back of his mind as he heads to the Paul Hunter Classic. Wife Natalie is due to give birth to their first child – a boy – on September 3rd. The couple… Read More

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Walden Storms Into Final

Ricky Walden thrashed Robert Milkins 9-2 in Chengdu to reach the final of the International Championship. World number 11 Walden dominated a one-sided match, winning the last six frames in a row as he set up a final meeting with either Mark Allen or Mark Williams. Sunday’s best-of-19 final will end with the winner receiving… Read More

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Walden Gets Married In A New York Minute

Ricky Walden married Natalie Wilton in a short ceremony at New York City Hall last Thursday. Two-time ranking event winner Ricky and Natalie have been together for four years. They had been in the USA for the previous two weeks, visiting Chicago, Salt Lake City and Yellowstone National Park. After the two-minute wedding ritual, they… Read More

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Walden Wins In Doncaster

A stunning clearance in the deciding frame saw Ricky Walden beat Marco Fu 4-3 in the final of the Bluebell Wood Open in Doncaster. Walden, who reached the semi-finals of the World Championship at the end of last season, showed superb form in winning seven matches to take the £20,000 top prize at the season’s… Read More

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Walden Is Wuxi Wonder

Ricky Walden won his second ranking event, beating Stuart Bingham 10-4 in an exciting final at the Wuxi Classic. By Matt Rich Chester’s 29-year-old Walden collected a cheque for £75,000 as he got his season off to a perfect start. The 2008 Shanghai Masters winner played a marvellous match and enjoyed a healthy lead throughout… Read More

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