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Result: Judd Trump beats Ronnie O'Sullivan to claim Masters title

Result: Judd Trump beats Ronnie O'Sullivan to claim Masters title
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Trump dominated O'Sullivan to win 10-4 at Alexandra Palace.

Judd Trump claimed his first Masters title in emphatic fashion as he defeated seven-time champion Ronnie O'Sullivan 10-4 at Alexandra Palace.

Trump, playing in the final of the tournament for the first time, dominated the opening session on Sunday afternoon, establishing a 7-1 lead.

Thirteen-time finalist O'Sullivan battled in the evening, making it 7-2, 8-3 and 9-4 as he posted two century breaks, before his missed pink allowed Trump to secure the victory.

It is the 29-year-old Bristolian's second triumph in a 'triple crown' event, adding to his 2011 UK Championship win.

O'Sullivan, who last month won the UK Championship for a seventh time, lost to Trump in November's Northern Ireland Open final.

And Trump was very much on top against the 43-year-old as Sunday's contest got under way, taking a 4-0 lead with breaks of 89, 87 and 56.

O'Sullivan, having registered only 45 points in those first four frames, pulled back the fifth via a break of 69, before Trump added the next three.

2019 Dafabet Masters – Day Eight – Alexandra Palace
Ronnie O'Sullivan was always playing catch-up at Alexandra Palace (Steven Paston/PA)

The evening session began with O'Sullivan reducing the arrears and Trump then going 8-2 ahead with an 88 break.

The next three frames saw O'Sullivan twice bring the gap down to five as he made fine clearances of 114 and 109, either side of Trump moving to within one frame of victory.

O'Sullivan then left a pink over the pocket and Trump completed the job.

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