Ward leaves the best for last
The IPA Professional World Series was played out in style at the O'Callaghan hotel this past Easter weekend with some of pool's top professionals gracing our shores.
The event organised by Paul Heard saw two main finals played out on Sunday with the Gibraltar Open 2016 and the main event the IPA World Series Final immediately after. Both finals saw Simon Ward, eventual winner of the IPA World Series final as a finalist.
In the first final Simon Ward met with Craig Marsh. In a tense match Ward and Marsh took it to the very wire at 8-8 with the final frame deciding the winner.
Craig Marsh won in style to take the 2016 Gibraltar Open.
TheIPA World Series Final saw young Clint I'Anson play against Simon Ward.
With just an hour gone from his defeat against Marsh started taking the first frame before I'anson took the next.
Ward eventually won the first set 3-1.
The next set was taken by l'Anson leaving the final set as the decider. Ward once again having to play at the very wire for the second time in the same afternoon.
Ward broke for the third and final set and then in the final deciding frame where he took the match clearing up the table and winning by 2-1 sets.
Ward had left the best until last in a tense afternoon which saw him lose the 2016 Gibraltar Open but claim the 2016 IPA Professional World Series Gibraltar title.