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Snooker: Brilliant Brecel shines in China

Luca Brecel claims his first ranking title in Guanzhou at the Evergrande World Snooker China Championship.
Luca Brecel has claimed his first ranking title in the Evergrande World Snooker China Championship in Guangzhou. The 22-year-old three-time Belgian amateur Champion defeated Shaun Murphy - a seven time ranking winner 10 - 5 after being 3 - 1 down in the first session of the two-session final best of 19. Brecel had his first appearance in a ranking final a couple of season's ago in the final of the German Masters where he lost to Martin Gould. The Belgian becomes the second player this season to have won a maiden major as Ryan Day back at the beginning of the summer months won his maiden in the Riga Masters in Latvia. Brecel collects the £150,000 first prize, which includes a spot in the top 16 and a Champion of Champions place in November at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry. He told Eurosport after that his opponent Shaun Murphy was an incredible potter, one of the best he has ever seen and is so tough to beat on the baize. Brilliant Brecel shows you his practice 147 on camera, up close......
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