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Trump takes four-frame lead over Wilson after tense semi-final session

Trump takes four-frame lead over Wilson after tense semi-final session

03/05/2019 at 17:01Updated 04/05/2019 at 22:03

Judd Trump leads Gary Wilson 14-10 in the semi-final of the World Championship after a tense morning session on Saturday.

SATURDAY AFTERNOON SESSION

Coming into the day with a 9-7 advantage, the 29-year-old won the session 5-3 to leave himself three frames away from victory, going into this evening's final showdown.

The only real moment of quality in a nervy encounter saw Trump - who is searching for his first world title and second appearance in the final - piece together a break of 114 in the fourth frame of the session.

FRIDAY REPORT

Judd Trump has broken the deadlock against Gary Wilson and carved open a two-frame lead in their World Snooker Championship semi-final.

Trump took charge against Wilson after a session where the 2011 finalist had initially showed some nerves.

Judd Trump has edged ahead of Gary Wilson

Judd Trump has edged ahead of Gary WilsonGetty Images

Wilson seized the initiative in the first frame of the second session after Trump left the table open following a break of 50.

The session ebbed back and forth and it seemed like there would be parity at the end of it.

But after struggling to find his fluent best, Trump conjured up breaks of 73, 123 and 75 in the last three frames to establish a 9-7 lead.

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