Judd Trump ended a barren run in ranking events lasting over a year with a 10-4 victory over Matthew Selt in the inaugural Turkish Masters final.
Trump said earlier in the week that this was the worst he had played in a decade, and he did win ugly in getting through the earlier rounds.
But what he produced in the final was snooker of the highest quality - including a maximum 147 - as Selt was blown away, with Trump securing the 23rd ranking title of his career and a place in the Tour Championship.
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The evening session began in amazing fashion, with Trump taking the opener with a total frame points score of 189 - the record is 192.
Trump gave away 60 points in fouls after repeatedly failing to escape from a snooker, but when he did make the escape he later won a safety battle and countered with a break of 88 to open up a three-frame cushion.

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The world No. 3’s long potting has not been good in recent weeks, but he knocked in an excellent starter in the 10th - and what was to follow was poetry as Trump made the sixth maximum of his career.
It can sometimes take time to recover from such sporting highs, but it was not the case for Trump as he followed the 147 with a break of 73 to secure a five-frame advantage.
After being completely dominated for three frames, Selt stopped the rot in the 12th - and played to the crowd by celebrating after potting the blue that secured the frame.
Selt had a chance in the frame after the restart, but took his eye off potting the blue when playing to split the pack - and it proved costly as Trump countered with an 82 to get within one frame of the title.
After finding his A game, it was fitting that Trump set himself on the road to the title with a brilliant long red in the 14th. He got the split on the pack he required and within minutes he was knocking in a break of 114 to secure his first ranking tournament since the Gibraltar Open last year.
The win also confirmed his place in the Tour Championship, and heralded a return to form with the World Championship on the horizon.

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Afternoon session

Judd Trump leads Matthew Selt 5-3 ahead of the second session of the Turkish Masters final at the Nirvana Cosmopolitan Hotel in Antalya.
The final of the inaugural staging of the event was an all-English affair pitting Trump against Selt, with the first man to 10 frames claiming the trophy and £100,000 first prize.
Selt opened with a run of 61, but Trump responded strongly with breaks of 61, 120, 56 and 56 to carve out a 5-3 lead before the evening session.
Trump's last ranking event win - at the Gibraltar Open - came just over a year ago and his long game has been out of sorts for large swathes of the week's play in Antalya. And the opening couple of frames were cagey affairs.
A fine long red gave Selt first sight of the table but his run came to an end with 61 on the scoreboard after a red stayed out when he was attempting to hold the white. Trump made a 52 but missed the pink before a safety blunder from the 2019 world champion allowed Selt to drop the pink to the centre pocket to open up a one-frame advantage. The Bristolian - clearly not at his best - then managed a 61 of his own to level matters at one frame apiece.
Selt ground out the third frame of the match after errors from both players, but Trump showed glimpses of his fluent best in the last frame before the interval. The 32-year-old finished a 120 break with a flourish, slamming home a blue and electric pink to the delight of the audience to send the players to the mid-session interval on level terms.
Frames five and six soon followed for Trump, with a stunning red to the centre sealing frame five and a run of 56 taking the sixth frame to give the Bristolian a two-frame advantage with two frames of the session left to play.
The 2019 Indian Open winner Selt stemmed the tide in the seventh frame - taking multiple visits but composing himself to capitalise on some errant safety play from Trump to cut the arrears.
The last frame of the session was decided by a colossal fluke that favoured Trump. Selt had looked well-positioned to take the match to the interval on level terms as he set about the table but he played safe on 40 after he was unable to split the pack. A loose safety allowed Trump in who made a 56 to leave the frame finely-poised, and a safety battled ensued.
However, having botched an attempted safety shot, Trump saw the red nestle in the centre pocket and, in effect, settle the frame in his favour.

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