Mark Selby sees off Ding Junhui to claim World Championship

The Leicester native endured a nervous finish be crowned winner

BY Cian Roche 22:38 Monday 2 May 2016, 22:38 2 May 2016

Mark Selby has won the World Snooker Championship at the Crucible in Sheffield after beating Ding Junhui in a close final session.

Selby had lead at the halfway stage, holding an overnight lead but had to endure a nervous finish as the as Ding pulled his lead back to 16-14 in this evening's session.

It was the second time in three years that the the Leicester native has won snooker’s biggest prize.


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