The win moves the 30-year-old to second in the rankings, with Mark Selby remaining at number one.
Ding impressed throughout the tournament, and victory in the final will have come as no surprise to spectators.

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Wilson had a brief hope of a comeback when he won the last two frames of the first session to keep the score at 6-3.
However, Ding soon crushed the Englishman's hopes with breaks of 67, 69 and then 71, before winning the final frame 67-61.
The victory gives the Chinese player his 13th career title.
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