Tag: Ronnie O’Sullivan

World Snooker Chairman Steve Dawson has sensationally hit back at Ronnie O’Sullivan’s remarks over the current state of the sport in a lengthy statement. The response comes after O’Sullivan had unleashed an astonishing tirade on WST bosses earlier in the week, questioning their direction and encouraging his fellow players to go on strike. O’Sullivan claimed […]

Ronnie O’Sullivan has remarkably hit out at World Snooker bosses, claiming the sport is in “the worst place it has ever been”. O’Sullivan, the reigning World Champion and world number one, has questioned the credentials of snooker’s hierarchy and believes players are afraid to speak out in fear of being fined, encouraging them to go […]

Reigning World Champion Ronnie O’Sullivan has withdrawn from the 2023 WST Classic due to an elbow injury. O’Sullivan was due to face David Grace in the Second Round in Leicester on Sunday evening, but announced his withdrawal earlier this afternoon. The world number one had defeated Egypt’s Mohamed Ibrahim 4-2 in the opening round on […]

Ronnie O’Sullivan has pulled out of the 2023 Championship League, with Lyu Haotian taking his place in Leicester. The Rocket was due to headline Group Seven at the Morningside Arena, alongside Stephen Maguire, Tom Ford, Graeme Dott, Zhou Yuelong, Matt Selt and Xiao Guodong. But the seven-time World champion, who endured cue tip difficulties during […]

Daniel Wells has described Ronnie O’Sullivan’s comments as “upsetting” after the seven-time World Champion branded him “not good enough” to win a tournament. O’Sullivan was on punditry duty for Eurosport ahead of Wells’ Second Round clash with Judd Trump at the Welsh Open in Llandudno last week and pulled no punches on the Welshman’s chances […]

Ronnie O’Sullivan will hope for much smoother progress when he locks horns with Rod Lawler in the Welsh Open last 32 on Wednesday. The Rocket is targeting a record-equalling fifth Welsh Open crown at Venue Cymru in Llandudno this week, which would move him level with John Higgins. His latest mission to do so has […]

Ronnie O’Sullivan launches his bid for a record-equalling fifth Welsh Open title when he faces Oliver Lines in the opening round on Monday. The Rocket is the second-most successful player in the history of this tournament – lifting the trophy in 2004, 2005, 2014 and 2016 – with only John Higgins (five) triumphing on more […]

Mark Williams edged out Ronnie O’Sullivan 6-5 in an epic clash at Alexandra Palace to book his place in the Masters semi-finals. The Welshman had not beaten his fellow class-of-92 student since overcoming by the same scoreline at the same stage of the 2014 International Championship, and it looked like that streak would continue when […]

Ronnie O’Sullivan and Mark Williams go head to head in a mouth-watering Masters quarter-final at Alexandra Palace on Thursday. The last eight commences with a blockbuster class-of-92 clash – and what will be the 50th meeting in all competitions between two players boasting a combined 53 Masters appearances – with a place in the semi-finals […]