Mark Selby sees off Ding Junhui to claim World Championship

The Leicester native endured a nervous finish be crowned winner

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.