Nathan Aspinall claimed the UK Open title in a brilliant weekend for the Stockport ace who’s rise up to the higher echelons of the rankings continues.
Aspinall spoke afterwards and called it an amazing feeling to claim the title.
He also said about how he watched the tournament in 2014 with his Grandad to now winning it which is something he called unreal.
“I’ve worked so hard to get this far and to win this title is just a truly amazing feeling,” said an emotional Aspinall.
“[In 2014] my grandad and I were sat in the crowd and I told him I’m as good as the players up there, and now here I am lifting the trophy on this stage, it’s just unreal.
“I want to thank my family because I’m away a lot so this is for them and I’d like to thank everyone for their support.
“The standard is so tough now, it was a long day for us both and neither Rob nor I played like we can in the final but I’m just so happy to get the win.”
Author: Samuel Gill