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Tough early years on the main tour fuelled his drive for Jordan Brown's success

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Early days: Jordan Brown before he turned professional in 2009

Early days: Jordan Brown before he turned professional in 2009

Early days: Jordan Brown before he turned professional in 2009

Jordan Brown pulled off a huge upset on Sunday night by overcoming six-time world champion Ronnie O’Sullivan to win the Welsh Open title.

World number 81 Brown claimed the title in a deciding frame as he triumphed 9-8 at the Celtic Manor in Newport.

Here are five things to know about snooker’s newest ranking-event winner.


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