The Guardian says a 30-year journey to snookering immortality, which has not been without its bumps along the way, was never likely to be straightforward even in its final stages given the prize on offer.
The youngest ever champion Yan beats Higgins in Masters Final. The 20-year-old Yan Bingtao comes from behind to beat John Higgins to become the youngest
Neil Robertson edged past world number one, Judd Trump, 10-9 to win his third Snooker UK Championship in what was an unforgettably epic late-night final.
Mark Selby wins Snookers ultimate prize for the 3rd time
Snooker: Ronnie O’Sullivan knocked out by Ding Junhui