Zhao Xintong holds the trophy after winning the the UK Championship at the York Barbican. Photo: AP
Zhao Xintong holds the trophy after winning the the UK Championship at the York Barbican. Photo: AP

Chinese snooker star Zhao Xintong hailed as future world champion after winning major UK title

  • Zhao beat Belgium’s Luca Brecel 10-5 in the final to claim first ranking title of his career
  • Victory in UK Championship means two of sports Triple Crown titles now held by Chinese snooker players

Topic |   World Snooker Championship
Zhao Xintong holds the trophy after winning the the UK Championship at the York Barbican. Photo: AP
Zhao Xintong holds the trophy after winning the the UK Championship at the York Barbican. Photo: AP
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