Selby Retains Number One Position in latest rankings

Selby Retains Number One Position in latest rankings after Shanghai Masters 2016

Mark Selby of England retains his top spot in World Ranking in the new rankings announced by World Professional Snooker & Billiards Association after Shanghai Masters 2016. Stuart Bingham also retains his second position in the ranking.

A player's ranking is based on their performances in designated ranking tournaments over the preceding two years, and it is updated after every tournament.

The next three rankings players Shaun Murphy, Judd Trump and John Higgins at number 3 , 4 & 5 also retains there spots.

The Shanghai Masters Champion Ding Junhui of China climbed three places from last ranking and now placed at number six dislodging Mark Allen of Northern Ireland. Ronnie also gained one spot and is at 10th spot in the latest ranking.

In the two year ranking list the players in the top 16 remain the same. There are five ranking events to go until the vital cut off point for prestigious The Dafabet Masters 2017, with only the top 16 seeds to earn a place at Alexandra Palace based on two year’s ranking list.

In one year list of this season, the crucial one-year ranking list determines who will qualify for the World Grand Prix and Players Championship. The top 32 will make it to the World Grand Prix in Preston in February 2017, then the top 16 will earn spots at the Players Championship in Llandudno in March 2017. So every pound earned in ranking events over the next six months is vital