What Great Time Of Mark Selby, He won his 4th ranking title of the season.
Mark Selby won his 4th ranking title of the season by Winning Mark Williams 10-08 in the final of the Bank of Beijing China Open.
World number one Player Mark Selby Take the 11th ranking title of his career and a Big prize of £85,000 by coming from 8-7 down to win the last three frames against williams.
loss was a double blow for 42-year-old Williams as he missed out on his first ranking title in six years and also the chance to regain a place among the world’s top 16 players. Ryan Day must have been the most relieved man following the final as he hung on to the 16th seeding position thanks to his fellow Welshman’s defeat.
Mark Selby, meanwhile, will head to the Crucible at the top of his game having had his most super successful season to date. He had never won more than two ranking events in a single champion, but following his victories at the Paul Hunter Classic, International Championship and UK Championship, the 33-year-old from has landed another piece of silverware.
Great Matches Of Selby History.
Williams last time come on a ranking final at the 2015 Players Championship. A good quality start to the final saw Selby build a 3-1 lead with breaks of 54, 100 and 109. Williams made a 124 in frame 3. The next four were shared, then Williams makes 106 in the last frame of the opening session to trail just 5-4 into the Match.
Williams, whose last ranking title came when he defeat Selby in the final of the 2011 German Masters, He took three of the first four frames of the evening session with Heavy breaks of 68, 65 and 81 to move 7-6 ahead. Selby restored parity with a 95 before Williams won a tense 50-minute 15th frame on the pink.
Selby rose to the occasion with runs of 70 and 124 to edge 9-8 ahead, and he dominated the 18th frame with a top break of 39 to seal the title.