Judd Trump enjoys ‘good begin to the season’ as he beats John Higgins to Chinese language title


Judd Trump is coming again to the UK together with his first title of the season (Image: Getty Photographs)

Judd Trump lifted the trophy on the CBSA occasion in Huangguoshu on Saturday, beating John Higgins 5-1 within the remaining.

The match was placed on by the Chinese language Billiards and Snooker Affiliation tour, however they invited a string of execs from the World Snooker Tour to compete and provides each the occasion and host metropolis a PR increase.

Unsurprisingly it was the primary tour professionals who dominated the competitors, with Trump edging out Kyren Wilson within the semi-finals and Higgins thrashing Yuan Sijun 4-0 to make it to the showpiece.

There it was Trump who bossed the competition, seeing off the four-time world champion 5-1 to get his palms on the spectacular trophy and pocket 200,000 CNY – round £22,000.

The 33-year-old wrote on social media: ‘Good begin to the season in China.’

The Ace performed within the Championship League at first of the season, falling on the second group stage, and this represents the primary title he has lifted because the Masters in January.

Trump will hope he can take this type again onto the primary tour (Image: JuddTrump/Instagram)

A number of the professionals travelling to China fell early, with Jack Lisowski dropping to Tu Xuan and Stephen Hendry to Cai Jianzhong within the final 32.

There have been some excessive profile contests by the final eight, the place Higgins beat Mark Williams and Wilson downed Mark Allen 4-0, whereas Trump beat Cao Yupeng 4-1 and Yuan ousted the one non-professional left, Zhao Hanyang 4-3.

Trump might be again in motion on the European Masters in Nuremberg, Germany from 22 August earlier than returning to China for the Shanghai Masters which runs from 11-17 September.


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