Trump seals a thriller to set World Snooker Championship final with Ronnie

SHEFFIELD: The 2019 world champion Judd Trump secured a thrilling 17-16 victory over the three-time champion Mark Williams and stormed into the final of the ongoing World Snooker Championship, here on Saturday.

In a thrilling semi-final of the championship, the charismatic Trump outpowered the experienced Williams by the scores of 17-16 in the Best of 33.

The see-saw battle between the two cueists went right down to the wire, as Trump won the decider frame to complete a close victory over Williams.

The two potters remained involved in a tug of war throughout the match with Trump pulling ahead and Williams level or vice-versa.

In the last two frames, Williams was just one shy away from the victory but Trump secured the last two hard-fought frames to book his spot in the final.

Trump scored five centuries, including eight fifty-plus breaks. Williams, however, scored the best break (137) of the match in the 18th frame.

The 32-years-old English cueist Trump will be up against his countryman Ronnie O’Sullivan in the final of the championship.

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