Stuart Bingham wins his first Snooker World Championship

Bingham began the final session with a 14-11 lead and won an epic 64-minute frame at 15-15 to close in on victory. The 38-year-old made a break of 65 to go 17-15 in front and clinched the title with a brilliant 88. Bingham becomes the oldest snooker world champion since Welshman Ray Reardon won the title aged 45 in 1978.
He collected a winner’s cheque for £300,000 and will rise from 10th to second in the world rankings.
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