China’s Ding Junhui holds the trophy after winning the 2019 UK Championship with victory over Stephen Maguire in the final. Photo: Xinhua China’s Ding Junhui holds the trophy after winning the 2019 UK Championship with victory over Stephen Maguire in the final. Photo: Xinhua
China’s Ding Junhui holds the trophy after winning the 2019 UK Championship with victory over Stephen Maguire in the final. Photo: Xinhua

Ding Junhui hopes Sheffield snooker academy can help Chinese players succeed on the world tour

  • The former world No 1 wants a UK base for Chinese players looking to make it big on the world circuit
  • Youngster Gao Yang, two-time ranking event finalist Xiao Guodong and Thai Noppon Saengkham are among the players making use of the facility

Topic |   World Snooker
China’s Ding Junhui holds the trophy after winning the 2019 UK Championship with victory over Stephen Maguire in the final. Photo: Xinhua China’s Ding Junhui holds the trophy after winning the 2019 UK Championship with victory over Stephen Maguire in the final. Photo: Xinhua
China’s Ding Junhui holds the trophy after winning the 2019 UK Championship with victory over Stephen Maguire in the final. Photo: Xinhua
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