Allister Carter has just been proclaimed winner of the Paul Hunter Classic 2015 (ET2), one of the six tournaments that make up the Kreativ Dental Clinic European Tour, and taking over from Mark Allen who was the champion in the edition of 2.014.
Captain, from 36 years, you have had a difficult couple of years when it comes to your health. In addition to his problems with suffering from Chron's illness, in the year 2.013 managed to overcome testicular cancer and in 2.014 had to undergo chemotherapy to overcome lung cancer. All this caused him to fall in the ranking to the position 29 during the past season. But nevertheless, after a hard fight, He has won the most important battle of his life and has returned in a big way to be crowned in the most prestigious European Tour tournament: el Paul Hunter Classic.
During today a total of 4 matches. In the second round he has beaten Jimmy Robertson, in the quarterfinals to Mark Williams and in the semifinals to Michael Holt, all with a marker of 4-2.
In the final he has beaten a world champion, Shaun Murphy, by 4-3, in the decisive frame and with an entry of 95 points. In this way he has taken his first professional title since he won the German Masters in 2.013.
Congratulations, Carter! You deserve it.