O'Sullivan wins Champions event

  • Last Updated: November 24 2013, 22:32 GMT

Ronnie O'Sullivan edged a nip-and-tuck final 10-8 against Stuart Bingham to win the Champion of Champions event in Coventry on Sunday.

O'Sullivan: Took the title in Coventry
O'Sullivan: Took the title in Coventry

Five-time world champion O'Sullivan trailed 5-4 coming into the evening session but showed his class to see off Bingham's brave challenge and land the £100,000 first prize.

O'Sullivan overturned the interval deficit to establish a 6-5 lead only for world number 10 Bingham to level again at 6-6 before edging ahead.

It was then O'Sullivan's turn to win two frames on the trot before Bingham, who won the Premier League in 2012, made it 8-8.

Not for the first time in his illustrious career, O'Sullivan found an extra gear and he breezed through the final two frames to claim the title in front of a packed crowd at the Ricoh Arena.

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