Davis makes his Mark in Killarney
Mark Davis was crowned the 888sport.com 6 Reds World Champion in Killarney tonight
Davis, who has previously reached the quarter finals of 15 reds ranking events twice, was delighted with his win.
"It's great. I've really enjoyed it here. I had a few lucky rubs in earlier matches which helped, but I made some good breaks in the final.
"The venue was superb and the organisation and hospitality was second to none. Now I wish every tournament could be held here and every event be 6-red!
"The kids will be delighted. They'll know they'll get an extra special Christmas Present now." Davis has a six year old son, Jack and two year old Millie.
Stephen Feeney of Sightright UK who coaches Davis, told Global-Snooker, "I am delighted for Mark, he has worked so hard and this is just reward for him, a world title is the pinnacle of any player's career."
Williams, in turn, was gracious in defeat. Asked by Ken Doherty, who was co-host of the event, whether he was disappointed the Welshman said "No, not really. From 2-2 Mark never missed a ball and I didn't really get a look in.
"It's been a great week. It's far more relaxed than being at a ranking event and all the players have enjoyed the event and coming here to Killarney again.
Williams got off to the faster start in the final with a smooth 41 clearance in the first and a run of 8 in the third. Davis won the two alternate frames to be level at 2-2.
But from there on the Welshman was virtually frozen out as Davis took the fifth with a colours clearance and then rattled in a71 total clearance to go 4-2 up.
A 65 clearance to the pink in the next took the Englishman to within a frame of the title.
Williams briefly stopped the rot before Davis stepped in with 45 to wrap up the match in the ninth for a 6-3 win.
Earlier in the day Mark Williams beat Barry Hawkins 5-1 in the semi final, while Davis beat Mark King 5-3. King compiled a 7 red clearance of 75 in that game in 3 minutes 12 seconds.
The 1000 Euro prize for the fastest maximum, 75, was won by Welshman Michael White who blistered in his max in 2 minutes 28 seconds. That now stand as the new world record and will take some beating.
Davis took home a beautiful Irish Crystal Vase and a cheque for 10,000 Euros as winner, while Williams collected a 5,000 Euros consolation as beaten finalist.