LISOWSKI HITS THE JACK-POT
Congratulations to Jack Lisowski who has won the English Amateur Championship, snooker's oldest title, two years after being diagnosed with cancer.
Jack, 18, has thankfully overcome Hodgkins Lymphoma and can now look forward to the start of his professional career.
He was already guaranteed a place on the main tour after winning two events on the Pontin's International Open Series to finish top of the rankings in the season just finished.
And he rubberstamped his promotion by beating Leo Fernandez 9-2 in the English amateur final at the World Snooker Academy in Sheffield.
Lisowski follows in the footsteps of previous winners including Ray Reardon, John Spencer, Terry Griffiths, Jimmy White, Nigel Bond, Stephen Lee and Stuart Bingham in a tournament first staged in 1916.
Good luck to him on the pro tour.
Congratulations Jack! All the best for your future!
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