Ronnie O'Sullivan, who turns 48, clinched a record-extending eighth UK Championship title after claiming a sensational 10-7 victory over Chinese opponent, Ding Junhui in the final.
Judd Trump displayed a commanding performance and comfortably outclassed Pang Junxu by 6-1 in the first round of the UK Championship in New York.
Hossein Vafaei displayed a sensational performance and thrashed Shaun Murphy by 6-4 in the first round of the UK Snooker Championship at the York Barbican.
Winner of a record 16 World Championships, Phil Taylor has officially announced to retire at the end of next season's World Seniors Darts Tour.
Northern Ireland's Jordan Brown showcased a commanding performance and comfortably marched into the semi-finals of the International Championship in China.
Scotland's Stephen Maguire stunned Judd Trump by ending his 21-match winning streak with 6-3 points at the International Snooker Championship in China.
China's Lyu Haotian displayed a sensational performance and knocked out seven-time world champion Ronnie O'Sullivan in the quarterfinal round of the ongoing Wuhan Open.