Stuart Bingham could not hide the tears after he was crowned Masters champion following a thrilling final against Ali Carter.
Not many snooker fans would have anticipated this being the final of this year’s Masters when the first cueball was struck a week ago.
Ronnie O’Sullivan is odds on favourite to reach the UK Championship final once again
Stuart Bingham began his bid for UK Championship glory in fine style with an emphatic victory – just a day after the full extent of shocking abuse taunts towards him was made public.
Two big names crashed out of the International Championship on its opening day and it almost caused a shock defeat for world number one Mark Selby.
Former world champion Stuart Bingham became a ranking event winner once again after he beat close friend Mark Davis to lift the English Open title.
Day four of the World Championship saw two more big names crash out of the World Championship early doors – leaving snooker’s biggest tournament wide open.