Update; Euan's not so Grand.Scot Euan Henderson Euan Henderson is a retired Scottish professional snooker player. He reached the final of the 1996 Grand Prix, albeit without beating any of the game's established leading players, although his 6-3 semi-final win over Welsh veteran Mark Bennett (who had whitewashed several of the last night admitted: "I'm glad it's all over," after losing in the snooker snooker
Variation of English billiards. It is played with 15 red balls and 6 variously coloured balls. Snooker arose, probably in India, as a game for soldiers in the 1870s. Grand Prix Grand Prix
n. pl. Grand Prix
Any of several competitive international road races for sports cars of specific engine size over an exacting, usually risky course. final at Bournemouth.
The Glenrothes pro, world No.62, went down 9-5 to Welshman Mark Williams Mark Williams is the name of the following people: Great Britain
Henderson was compensated with a pounds 32,000 cheque, while Williams pocketed pounds 60,000.
Euan said: "I now realise these top players are under pressure every time they play.
"It's serious business out there and while I enjoyed it, it's been a long week and a half."
Henderson handed Williams a five frames burst during the opening session.
He said: "I was really subdued and it didn't help me to settle down knowing that it was going out live across the nation."
Williams dashed off the last two frames in 22 minutes - including a 138 clearance which gave him an extra pounds 5,000 for the televised high break, beating Euan's 133.
TENNIS: German Boris Becker ended Yank Yank
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(jargon) yank Pete Sampras' 21-match unbeaten run to claim the Stuttgart Open title with a 3-6, 6-3, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 victory over the world No.1.
SQUASH: Scots star Peter Nicol beat Mark Chaloner of England to reach the Bolle Tournament of Champions semi-finals in New York New York, state, United States
New York, Middle Atlantic state of the United States. It is bordered by Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and the Atlantic Ocean (E), New Jersey and Pennsylvania (S), Lakes Erie and Ontario and the Canadian province of .
BOXING: Willie `The Mighty' Quinn and his younger brother Tommy have been ordered to pay their former manager Tommy Gilmour 25 per cent of their boxing earnings for the next 12 months. Gilmour won his contract dispute with the Tranent boxers after a hearing of the Scottish Area Council, but Gilmour said: "There are no hard feelings.''
CURLING: Warwick Smith's Perth team beat Sweden (1) 9-4 in the Renault Bund International Finals in Berne to finish third overall. Swiss Markus Eggler took the title.
BOWLS: Graeme Donaldson from Elgin reached the CIS Cis (sĭs), same as Kish (1.)
(1) (CompuServe Information Service) See CompuServe.
(2) (Card Information S Insurance National Junior Championship semis at Auchinleck in January after pipping Arbroath's Darren Burnett 21-18. Irvine's Paul Foster, Derek Logie from Stirling and Craig McFarlane of Midlothian also made the last four. Elgin, East Lothian, Cumbernauld and Ardrossan reached the Senior Fours semis.
ICE HOCKEY: Paisley Pirates moved to second spot in the Northern Premier League The Northern Premier League, known in recent years as the UniBond League under a title sponsorship contract, is one of the regional English football leagues which sits directly below the Football Conference. after trouncing hosts Murray-field Royals 11-3 last night.
Other results: Northern Premier - Castlereagh 6, Blackburn 14; Dumfries 9, Whitley 5. Super League - Cardiff 6, Bracknell 4; Manchester 2, Sheffield 7.