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Walker Strolls To Challenge Victory

Joel Walker won his first Challenge Tour title by beating Jenson Kendrick 3-0 in the final of event seven in Barnsley.

Former pro Walker, who reached the quarter-finals of the Welsh Open in 2014, won six matches to take the £2,000 top prize.

He jumps into the top five of the Challenge Tour rankings, with the top two after ten events to be promoted to the World Snooker Tour.

The next Challenge Tour event is on November 24-25 in Budapest.

Results

Round 1
1) Jamie McArdle 2 (5) 3 Lucky Vatnani
2) Farakh Ajaib 2 (5) 3 Adam Edge
3) Ryan Thomerson 3 (5) 2 Gary Challis
4) Zsolt Fenyvesi 1 (5) 3 Brandon Sargeant
5) Callum Lloyd 3 (5) 0 Luke Pinches
6) Jackson Page 3 (5) 1 Ben Hancorn
7) Simon Bedford 3 (5) 0 Daniel Womersley
8) Jenson Kendrick 3 (5) 2 Dylan Emery
9) Mark Vincent 3 (5) 0 Ryan Davies
10) Joshua Saywell 1 (5) 3 James Cahill
11) Danny Brindle 3 (5) 1 Joshua Thomond
12) Kevin Van Hove-Speltincx 3 (5) 2 Louis Heathcote
13) Sergey Isaenko 3 (5) 0 Daniel Gorton
14) Jamie O’Neill 1 (5) 3 Luke Simmonds
15) Leo Fernandez 3 (5) 1 Brandon Hall
16) Andreas Ploner 2 (5) 3 David Grace
17) Jake Nicholson 3 (5) 1 Matthew Day
18) Christopher Keogan 3 (5) 0 Reanne Evans
19) Felix Frede 1 (5) 3 Matthew Glasby
20) Joshua Cooper 2 (5) 3 Joel Walker
21) Jeff Cundy 0 (5) 3 Brian Ochoiski
22) Patrick Whelan 3 (5) 0 Jack Bradford
23) Sydney Wilson 3 (5) 2 Saqib Nasir
24) Oliver Brown 3 (5) 0 Shafaqut Hussain
25) Barry Pinches 3 (5) 1 Sean Maddocks
26) Iulian Boiko 1 (5) 3 Steven Hallworth
27) Andy Milliard 0 (5) 3 Jamie Curtis-Barrett
28) Charlie Walters 3 (5) 2 John Foster
29) David Lilley 3 (5) 0 Peter Devlin

Round 2
30) Simon Blackwell 3 (5) 2 Lucky Vatnani
31) Adam Edge 2 (5) 3 Ryan Thomerson
32) Brandon Sargeant 3 (5) 1 Callum Lloyd
33) Jackson Page 3 (5) 1 Simon Bedford
34) Jenson Kendrick 3 (5) 0 Mark Vincent
35) George Pragnall 3 (5) 0 James Cahill
36) Danny Brindle 1 (5) 3 Kevin Van Hove-Speltincx
37) Sergey Isaenko 0 (5) 3 Luke Simmonds
38) Leo Fernandez 3 (5) 2 David Grace
39) Jake Nicholson 2 (5) 3 Christopher Keogan
40) Matthew Glasby 1 (5) 3 Joel Walker
41) Brian Ochoiski 3 (5) 1 Patrick Whelan
42) Mitchell Mann 1 (5) 3 Sydney Wilson
43) Oliver Brown 1 (5) 3 Barry Pinches
44) Steven Hallworth 1 (5) 3 Jamie Curtis-Barrett
45) Charlie Walters 1 (5) 3 David Lilley

Round 3
46) Simon Blackwell 3 (5) 0 Ryan Thomerson
47) Brandon Sargeant 3 (5) 0 Jackson Page
48) Jenson Kendrick 3 (5) 2 George Pragnall
49) Kevin Van Hove-Speltincx 3 (5) 0 Luke Simmonds
50) Leo Fernandez 3 (5) 1 Christopher Keogan
51) Joel Walker 3 (5) 2 Brian Ochoiski
52) Sydney Wilson 1 (5) 3 Barry Pinches
53) Jamie Curtis-Barrett 1 (5) 3 David Lilley

Quarter Finals
54) Simon Blackwell 1 (5) 3 Brandon Sargeant
55) Jenson Kendrick 3 (5) 0 Kevin Van Hove-Speltincx
56) Leo Fernandez 2 (5) 3 Joel Walker
57) Barry Pinches 3 (5) 1 David Lilley

Semi Finals
58) Brandon Sargeant 1 (5) 3 Jenson Kendrick
59) Joel Walker 3 (5) 2 Barry Pinches

Final
60) Jenson Kendrick 0 (5) 3 Joel Walker