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Has Mark Selby Returned? English Open Final 2019 – Shorts Thoughts

In an English Open final which closely resembled that of 2017 involving O’Sullivan and Wilson, this year’s final experienced a similar fashion with a contest between 3-time World Champion Mark Selby, and WSC semi-finalist David Gilbert. Given these two consistently practice with each other, what happened in Sunday’s final?

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Mark Selby runs through David Gilbert to win the English Open 9-1. This win marks his first Home Nation victory and 16th ranking title!

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