Judd Trump defends European Masters title with Stuart Bingham victory

Trump defends European Masters title with Bingham victory

08/10/2017 at 19:24Updated 08/10/2017 at 21:36

Judd Trump defended his European Masters title on Sunday with a 9-7 victory over Stuart Bingham.

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The pair exchanged the opening four frames evenly with Bingham notching the game's first half-century break with 73 in the third before Trump responded with 90.

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However, Bingham then turned on the style as he knocked in back-to-back centuries.

Trump battled back to 4-4 before Bingham landed another century, this time a huge 130.

Video - Trump hits stunning long pot in final against Bingham


Then it was Trump's turn as he won three in a row, that started with his first century to make it 7-5 going into the final session.

Any hopes Trump had of a quick victory were dashed as Bingham came out fighting, bringing it back to 7-7.

Video - Trump seals century and title, switches hands for pot


Trump made it 8-7 before nothing his second ton of the match to seal a memorable victory.

Trump remains fourth in the world rankings whilst Bingham is up to 9th.

Video - Trump: Bingham played better I just got the luck at the right time