Tag: Ronnie O’Sullivan

O’Sullivan’s Disappearing Act, Again

Ronnie O’Sullivan pulled out of the Players Tour Championship Grand Finals in Galway at the last minute today, leaving his legion of fans disappointed. The three-time world champion was already on the plane to make the trip over but apparently felt a recurrence of his glandular fever symptoms from earlier[Read More…]

O’Sullivan Overcomes Trump

Ronnie O’Sullivan gained revenge on Judd Trump for a series of recent defeats with a confident 5-3 victory in the quarter-finals of the Welsh Open in Newport. In a typical master versus pupil scenario, the latter seemed to have carried on from where he left off in the duo’s three[Read More…]

O’Sullivan and Trump to Battle Again

Ronnie O’Sullivan and Judd Trump will meet for the fourth time in as many months after coming through their respective second round matches in the Welsh Open 4-1. A clash of eras, the O’Sullivan-Trump rivalry is quickly becoming one of the biggest and most exciting in recent memory. The younger[Read More…]

O’Sullivan Grabs German Masters

Ronnie O’Sullivan staged an impressive comeback to win the 2012 German Masters – beating Stephen Maguire 9-7 in a thrilling final in Berlin. The victory marks O’Sullivan’s first ranking event title – not including the minor Players Tour Championship events – since the 2009 Shanghai Masters, an unprecedented barren run[Read More…]

O’Sullivan or Maguire

Ronnie O’Sullivan and Stephen Maguire will contest tomorrow’s final of the German Masters after contrasting semi-finals earlier in Berlin. O’Sullivan came through a tough encounter with Stephen Lee 6-4 while Maguire put on the performance of the week – if not a contender for the entire season – in his[Read More…]

Rallying Ronnie Stuns Higginson

Ronnie O’Sullivan produced arguably one of the greatest comebacks of his career by winning five frames on the spin to pip Andrew Higginson 5-4 in the German Masters first round. O’Sullivan didn’t fly to Berlin last year to compete but knew that he had to make the effort this time[Read More…]

Terrific Trump Ousts O’Sullivan

Judd Trump was at the top of his game in beating Ronnie O’Sullivan 6-2 to reach the semi-finals of The Masters at Alexandra Palace. The UK Champion continued his quest for back-to-back major titles with a convincing display of potting and break-building to defethe crowd favourite in London. The quarter-final[Read More…]

Rocket Rallies to Dump Ding

Ronnie O’Sullivan knocked out defending champion Ding Junhui in the opening match of the 2012 Masters at Alexandra Palace. ‘The Rocket’ appeared to be in control of proceedings when he marched into a 4-1 lead but his Chinese opponent didn’t lift the trophy last year by fluke and battled back[Read More…]

The Masters Snooker

The 2012 Masters gets under way on Sunday with arguably the greatest ever field in the history of the illustrious tournament. The invitational event is such that, in any given year, a significant portion of the Top 16 in the world rankings that contest the annual competition could emerge victorious[Read More…]

PTC Climax Commences

The Players Tour Championship series effectively wraps up this week as both of the final two events prepare to be contested. I say effectively because there is an unusual¬†abnormality to the way sequence in which the tournaments will be played. In an odd look, the first half of PTC 12[Read More…]