BBC Sport - Ronnie O'Sullivan wins World Snooker Championship title

O'Sullivan wins fifth Crucible crown

Ronnie O'Sullivan wins his fifth World Championship with an 18-12 victory over Barry Hawkins.

"The Rocket" became only the third man, after Steven Davis and Stephen Hendry, to defend his world title at the Crucible and did so after taking a sabbatical from the game.

O'Sullivan took the first two frames of the final session to close out the match.

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