Tuesday 26 September 2017

Selby beats Robertson to reach World Championship final

Snooker

Mark Selby during his semi-final match against Neil Robertson during the Dafabet World Snooker Championships at The Crucible, Sheffield. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday May 3, 2014. See PA story SNOOKER World. Photo credit should read: Tim Goode/PA Wire
Mark Selby during his semi-final match against Neil Robertson during the Dafabet World Snooker Championships at The Crucible, Sheffield. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday May 3, 2014. See PA story SNOOKER World. Photo credit should read: Tim Goode/PA Wire

England's Mark Selby beat world number one Neil Robertson 17-15 to reach his second World Championship final in Sheffield.

Selby won the final frame with a break of 74 to defeat the Australian in a marathon semi-final that lasted more than 12 hours. The World number two will now face defending champion Ronnie O'Sullivan, who beat Barry Hawkins in today’s final.

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