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'The Rocket'

5x Snooker World Champion

Ronald Antonio "Ronnie" O'Sullivan (born 5 December 1975 in Wordsley, West Midlands),is an English professional snooker player known for his rapid playing style and nicknamed "The Rocket".

Ronnie O'Sullivan has been World Champion on five occasions (2001,2004, 2008, 2012 & 2013), and is second on the all-time prize-money list, with career earnings of over £7 million, behind only Stephen Hendry.

Ronnie O'Sullivan has been the world's no. 1 player on five occasions, has won a total of 25 ranking titles, and is second, again behind Hendry, on the list of competitive century breaks. Ronnie O'Sullivan has compiled a record 11 maximum 147 breaks in professional competition.

Ronnie O'Sullivan achieved possibly the greatest feat of his career after taking six months off the game before successfully returning to defend his World Snooker Championship crown, putting in a brilliant performance to beat Barry Hawkins 18-12 in the 2013 final at the Crucible.

To this day O'Sullivan continues to surpass all barriers in his way and recently added another famous record to his belt, in a career chalk full of dizzying success. The record breaker made 101 in the first frame of his 6-1 quarter final victory against Marco Fu at The Masters, making Ronnie the snooker professional with the most century perfect breaks, eclipsing Steven Hendry's record. Hendry later joked that he wanted O'Sullivan to retire, to stop him from breaking his other record of seven World Snooker titles. Online sportsbooks have slashed odds on him achieving this feat, click here for more online betting odds, and see what the bookmakers think.

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World Snooker Review Of The Season 2014/2015

World Snooker Review Of The Season 2014/2015

It’s been another historic season for World Snooker with 50-1 shot Stuart Bingham winning the World Snooker Championship, Ronnie O’Sullivan claiming his 5th UK Championship and Shaun Murphy completing the Triple Crown at The Masters. 

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May 28, 2015 Read Article...

Why Ronnie O’Sullivan Is Still Top Dog At The Crucible

Why Ronnie O’Sullivan Is Still Top Dog At The Crucible

“Can Ronnie O'Sullivan do it for a sixth time?” is the question buzzing with snooker fans and pundits alike as the World Snooker Championship 2015 gets off to a flying start today at The Crucible Theatre, Sheffield.

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Apr 18, 2015 Read Article...

World Snooker Championship 2015 Preview - Can Selby Defy The Crucible Curse?

World Snooker Championship 2015 Preview - Can Selby Defy The Crucible Curse?

32 players, 17 days, one World Champion. The eyes of the snooker world descend on the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield, to see who will win the most prestigious prize in the sport, the Betfred World Snooker Championship 2015.

Read on for the full tournament preview...

Apr 17, 2015 Read Article...

Rocket On Top - O'Sullivan's Star Is Shining Bright

Rocket On Top - O'Sullivan's Star Is Shining Bright

Other big names have come and gone in the sport, but one name, Ronnie O'Sullivan, still remains snooker's biggest draw. This guest article takes a closer look at the player who manages to pull in the crowds wherever he goes.

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Nov 21, 2014 Read Article...

Selby beats O'Sullivan for his first World Snooker Championship title

Selby beats O'Sullivan for his first World Snooker Championship title

Mark Selby has won his first World Snooker Championship title at the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield. He came from 8-3 and 10-5 behind to beat defending champion Ronnie O'Sullivan 18-14. 

 

May 5, 2014 Read Article...

World Championship 2014 - O'Sullivan edges past Perry

World Championship 2014 - O'Sullivan edges past Perry

Defending champion Ronnie O'Sullivan fought back from 9-6 and 11-9 behind to beat Joe Perry 13-11 and book his place in the Dafabet World Snooker Championship quarterfinals at the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield.

Dafabet World Snooker Championship 2014

Apr 26, 2014 Read Article...

World Championship 2014 - O'Sullivan eases past Hull

World Championship 2014 - O'Sullivan eases past Hull

Defending Champion Ronnie O'Sullivan got his Dafabet World Snooker Championship campaign off to a perfect start, seeing off Finland's Robin Hull 10-4 to progress to the Last 16 at the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield.

Dafabet World Snooker Championship 2014

Apr 19, 2014 Read Article...

Five Fantastic for Ronnie O'Sullivan - Masters 2014

Five Fantastic for Ronnie O'Sullivan - Masters 2014

Ronnie O'Sullivan won his fifth Dafabet Masters title tonight, putting in a stellar performance to beat defending champion Mark Selby 10-4 in front of a huge audience at Alexandra Palace, London.

Jan 20, 2014 Read Article...

O'Sullivan and Selby Ease Into Final - Masters 2014

O'Sullivan and Selby Ease Into Final - Masters 2014

World Champion Ronnie O'Sullivan and defending Dafabet Masters Champion Mark Selby will contest tomorrow's best-of-19 final at Alexandra Palace, after the pair eased past their semi-final opponents Stephen Maguire and Shaun Murphy.

Jan 18, 2014 Read Article...

Record Ronnie Blasts Walden Away - Masters 2014

Record Ronnie Blasts Walden Away - Masters 2014

World Champion Ronnie O'Sullivan obliterated the record for unanswered points in a professional Snooker match today at Alexandra Palace, as he thrashed Ricky Walden 6-0 in just under an hour in their quarter-final tie at the Dafabet Masters.

Jan 17, 2014 Read Article...
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Ronnie O'Sullivan PTC2 Snooker 2011

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Ronnie O'Sullivan PTC2 Snooker 2011

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