9 unbelievable shots that defined Mark Williams’ third World Championship title
The spectacular, the cheeky and the downright fortunate.
Mark Williams has won his third World Championship just 15 years after winning his second, but more remarkable than that is the range of shots he has produced on the way.
From flukes to flabbergasting pots, the 43-year-old has commanded attention with his ability over the 17-day tournament – here are nine of the finest examples.
1. Surely he didn’t mean that…
Huge morning at the World Championship with Barry Hawkins leading Mark Williams 9-7 in their semi-final— Eurosport UK (@Eurosport_UK) May 5, 2018
The battle continues at 10am on Eurosport 1 pic.twitter.com/LlpUMfBrnu
2. The under-the-body fluke
3. Using all of the table
4. Swazz tekkers
5. A plant that Gardeners’ World would be proud of
6. Shot of the tournament
7. Triple plant, no big deal
What a shot! Mark Williams is off to a flier at the Crucible. pic.twitter.com/O8TksYz3m0— Eurosport UK (@Eurosport_UK) May 6, 2018
8. They all count
9. Eyes closed