Shaun Murphy

Shaun Murphy of Great Britain celebrates after winning his semi-final match against Mark Allen of Great Britain on day seven of the 2015 Dafabet Masters at Alexandra Palace on January 17, 2015
Former world champion Shaun Murphy beaten by 15-year-old amateur Yan Bingtao
Former world champion Shaun Murphy succumbs to a 4-2 defeat in Coventry's Champion of Champions event at the hands of 15-year-old Chinese amateur Yan Bingtao.
Nov 12, 22:57
Ali Carter in action against Mark Selby during the second round of The Dafabet World Snooker Championship at Crucible Theatre on April 25, 2014
Ali Carter wins first title since cancer all-clear
Ali Carter wins his first professional title since he was given the all-clear after battling with lung cancer, beating Shaun Murphy in the Paul Hunter Classic.
Sep 1, 06:13
Britain's Stuart Bingham reacts during the final of the Snooker Shanghai Masters against Mark Allen of Northern Ireland in Shanghai on September 14, 2014
Stuart Bingham named 2015 Player of the Year
Stuart Bingham is named as the Player of the Year for the 2014-15 campaign after winning his first world title earlier this week.
May 8, 10:44
Britain's Stuart Bingham reacts during the final of the Snooker Shanghai Masters against Mark Allen of Northern Ireland in Shanghai on September 14, 2014
Stuart Bingham: 'Prize money doesn't mean anything to me'
Stuart Bingham insists that the £300,000 prize money that he has earned for becoming world champion 'doesn't mean anything to him'.
May 6, 10:43
Britain's Stuart Bingham reacts during the final of the Snooker Shanghai Masters against Mark Allen of Northern Ireland in Shanghai on September 14, 2014
Stuart Bingham hails "unbelieveable" Crucible victory
Stuart Bingham describes his World Snooker Championship success as an "unbelieveable" moment.
May 4, 23:46
Britain's Stuart Bingham reacts during the final of the Snooker Shanghai Masters against Mark Allen of Northern Ireland in Shanghai on September 14, 2014
Result: Stuart Bingham wins first World Snooker Championship title
Stuart Bingham beats Shaun Murphy 18-15 to be crowned World Snooker Champion for the first time.
May 4, 23:02
Britain's Stuart Bingham reacts during the final of the Snooker Shanghai Masters against Mark Allen of Northern Ireland in Shanghai on September 14, 2014
Result: Stuart Bingham beats Judd Trump to reach Crucible final
Stuart Bingham beats Judd Trump to advance to the World Snooker Championship final, where he will meet 2005 champion Shaun Murphy.
May 3, 01:34
Jose Mourinho of Chelsea gives out instructions during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Chelsea at Etihad Stadium on September 21, 2014
Three sporting figures in the spotlight this weekend
Sports Mole singles out three sporting figures who will be in the spotlight this weekend.
May 1, 12:49
Adnan Januzaj in action for Manchester United on October 20, 2014
Manchester United's Adnan Januzaj turns up at Snooker World Championships
Manchester United youngster Adnan Januzaj turns up at the quarter-finals of the Snooker World Championships.
Apr 30, 10:34
Shaun Murphy of Great Britain celebrates after winning his semi-final match against Mark Allen of Great Britain on day seven of the 2015 Dafabet Masters at Alexandra Palace on January 17, 2015
Shaun Murphy: "I'm playing best snooker of my life"
Shaun Murphy admits that he is relishing the chance to match his achievement of 2005 by going all the way in this year's Snooker World Championship.
Apr 27, 15:45
Shaun Murphy of Great Britain celebrates after winning his semi-final match against Mark Allen of Great Britain on day seven of the 2015 Dafabet Masters at Alexandra Palace on January 17, 2015
Shaun Murphy heaps praise on Liang Wenbo
Shaun Murphy says that it is a "privilege" to watch snooker grow as a sport in Germany following his victory over Liang Wenbo in front of 2,500 spectators in Berlin.
Feb 7, 21:22
Ali Carter in action against Mark Selby during the second round of The Dafabet World Snooker Championship at Crucible Theatre on April 25, 2014
Ali Carter hails "awesome" Masters reception
Ali Carter declares that he has turned a corner having "been to hell and back" as he battled cancer throughout last year.
Jan 14, 07:27
Ali Carter in action against Mark Selby during the second round of The Dafabet World Snooker Championship at Crucible Theatre on April 25, 2014
Ali Carter gets all-clear from lung cancer
Ali Carter announces that he has been given the all-clear by doctors after being diagnosed with a form of lung cancer earlier this year.
Dec 19, 22:40
Ali Carter in action against Mark Selby during the second round of The Dafabet World Snooker Championship at Crucible Theatre on April 25, 2014
Ali Carter hails "unbelievable" return to snooker
Ali Carter says that winning a trophy on his return to snooker following six months away from the sport is an "unbelievable" achievement after several personal setbacks.
Oct 19, 16:20
Ronnie O'Sullivan plays a shot against Joe Perry during their second round match in The Dafabet World Snooker Championship at Crucible Theatre on April 26, 2014
Ronnie O'Sullivan surprised by "easy" World Championship quarter-final victory
Ronnie O'Sullivan admits that he was surprised by the "easy" nature of his 13-3 victory over Shaun Murphy in the quarter-finals of the World Championship.
May 1, 06:31
Neil Robertson in action during his first round match against Robert Milkins during their World Snooker Championship on April 25, 2013
Result: Neil Robertson sets up Judd Trump quarter-final
World number one Neil Robertson comes from behind to beat Mark Allen at the Crucible to set up a World Championship quarter-final against 2011 runner-up Judd Trump.
Apr 29, 01:05
Ronnie O'Sullivan of England poses with the trophy and his son Ronnie after beating Barry Hawkins of England to win the Betfair World Snooker Championship at the Crucible Theatre on May 6, 2013
Result: Ronnie O'Sullivan sets up Masters final with Mark Selby
World champion Ronnie O'Sullivan beats Stephen Maguire 6-2 to progress to the final of the 2014 Masters, where he will face last year's winner Mark Selby.
Jan 19, 00:51
Mark Selby in action during his first round match against Matthew Selt during the Betfair World Snooker Championship at the Crucible Theatre on April 24, 2013
Result: Mark Selby through at UK Championship
Defending champion Mark Selby is into the quarter-finals of the UK Championship with a 6-2 victory over Graeme Dott.
Dec 4, 16:17
Ricky Walden of England in action against Barry Hawkins of England during the Semi Final match of the Betfair World Snooker Championship at the Crucible Theatre on May 4, 2013
Result: Barry Hawkins through to UK Championship quarter-finals
Barry Hawkins beats Shaun Murphy 6-5 to book his place in the quarter-finals of the UK Championship in York.
Dec 4, 13:18
Judd Trump
Judd Trump proud of quarter-final triumph
Judd Trump reveals that he is proud to have fought back and beat Shaun Murphy in the quarter-finals of the World Championship in Sheffield.
May 1, 21:03
Judd Trump
Result: Judd Trump through to World Championship semi-finals
Judd Trump edges out Shaun Murphy 13-12 to reach the World Championship semi-finals in Sheffield.
May 1, 18:27
Judd Trump
Judd Trump rejects complacency claim
Judd Trump rejects claims by Shaun Murphy that he is complacent, ahead of the meeting between the two at the Snooker World Championships this week.
Apr 28, 18:40
Mark Selby at the table during the UK Championship final on December 9, 2012
Mark Selby beats Shaun Murphy in China Open semi-final
Mark Selby beats Shaun Murphy to reach the final of the China Open.
Mar 30, 14:58
Pankaj Advani plays a shot on November 29, 2011
Pankaj Advani makes history
Pankaj Advani becomes the first Indian player to make the last eight of a snooker world-ranking event.
Feb 14, 20:51
Neil Robertson
Result: Neil Robertson through to Masters final
Neil Robertson defeats Shaun Murphy to reach the 2013 Masters final where he will face Mark Selby.
Jan 20, 02:17
Judd Trump
Result: Judd Trump through to quarter-finals
Judd Trump reaches the 2013 Masters quarter-finals with a dramatic win against Barry Hawkins, as does Shaun Murphy, who beats Ricky Walden.
Jan 16, 03:18
Mark Selby at the table during the UK Championship final on December 9, 2012
Mark Selby "over the moon" with UK Championship triumph
Mark Selby says that he is "over the moon" after defeating Shaun Murphy 10-6 in the final of the UK Snooker Championship.
Dec 10, 00:58
Shaun Murphy and Mark Selby pose with the trophy before the UK Championship final on December 9, 2012
Shaun Murphy: 'I was beaten by the best'
Shaun Murphy admits that Mark Selby is fully deserving of his UK Championship triumph following his defeat to the world number one on Sunday.
Dec 10, 00:18
Mark Selby at the table during the UK Championship final on December 9, 2012
Result: Mark Selby wins UK Snooker Championship 2012
Mark Selby wins the UK Snooker Championship 2012 with a 10-6 victory over Shaun Murphy in the final.
Dec 10, 00:05
Mark Selby at the table on December 8, 2012
Video: Mark Selby previews UK Championship final
Mark Selby looks back at his win over Mark Davis ahead of the final of the UK Championship.
Dec 9, 14:35
Shaun Murphy
Video: Shaun Murphy revels in comeback win over Ali Carter
Shaun Murphy reflects on his dramatic comeback victory over Ali Carter last night, as well as looking forward to Sunday's UK Championship final.
Dec 9, 01:14
Mark Selby and Mark Davis during their match at the UK Championships on December 8, 2012
UK Championship roundup: Mark Selby reaches final
Mark Selby reaches the UK Snooker Championship 2012 final with victory over Mark Davis and returns to world number one.
Dec 8, 23:18
Shaun Murphy
UK Championship roundup: Shaun Murphy stuns Ali Carter
Shaun Murphy wins five frames in a row to come from 8-4 down to beat Ali Carter and win a tense UK Championship semi-final.
Dec 7, 22:43
Shaun Murphy
UK Championship roundup: Shaun Murphy ends Luca Brecel dreams
Belgian teenager Luca Brecel's run in the UK Championship is ended at the quarter-final stage by former champion Shaun Murphy.
Dec 7, 00:37
John Higgins
UK Championship roundup: John Higgins loses Mark Davis thriller
John Higgins loses a thrilling second-round encounter with Mark Davis on day five of the UK Championship in York.
Dec 5, 23:42
Shaun Murphy
Roundup: UK Championship day four
Shaun Murphy, Stuart Bingham, Ali Carter and Matthew Stevens progress to the quarter-finals of the UK Championship in York.
Dec 4, 22:45
Judd Trump
UK Championship roundup: Judd Trump shocked by Mark Joyce
Sports Mole looks at the action from day two of the UK Championship in York.
Dec 2, 23:21
Judd Trump
Judd Trump becomes world number one
Judd Trump becomes the world number one after beating Peter Ebdon 9-1 in the International Championship semi-final.
Nov 2, 12:39
Judd Trump
Judd Trump: 'I can beat John Higgins'
Judd Trump backs himself to beat four-time world champion John Higgins in tomorrow's Shanghai Masters final.
Sep 22, 17:27
Judd Trump
Judd Trump through to Shanghai semi-finals
Judd Trump joins Mark Williams, John Higgins and Shaun Murphy in the semi-finals of the Shanghai Masters after beating Graeme Dott.
Sep 21, 16:19