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Historical past within the making: O’Sullivan hits 1000 century breaks

Historical past within the making: O’Sullivan hits 1000 century breaks


Ronnie O’Sullivan wrote one of the crucial necessary chapters in snooker’s historical past after making his one thousandth century break, tonight in Preston, whereas additionally profitable the Gamers Championship.

We have seen him with a white towel on his head, we have seen him with one shoe, taking part in in sneakers, leaving the world throughout a match, crying with pleasure, making the quickest 147 break to this date, carry a minimum of 5 World Championship trophies, selecting his nostril, biting his nails, sharing autographs, kicking images out of the world, writing novels, serving to these in want, catching an Aussie accent, break file after file and … tonight he is executed is once more.

Right this moment’s closing, in opposition to Neil Robertson was just about a one-way-traffic snooker affair, “The Rocket” imposing his superior cue fashion proper from the very first session which ended on 7-2.

This did not depart an excessive amount of to be executed to his opponent, though Robertson tried (and in addition managed) to tug again a few frames in the course of the night session.

Nonetheless, O’Sullivan was on fireplace and there was no method this victory could possibly be denied to him. Century breaks no 997, 998 and 999 have been previewing what was about to be an epic final body that was going to interrupt down a brand new world snooker file: 1000 century breaks!

The one thousandth century break was pure awesomeness and snooker bliss, which bought zero responses from Robertson, who was simply having fun with the present from his seat, like the remainder of us.

In all probability you will not witness one other time in snooker historical past when, after the one thousandth century break was made, the viewers was left on cheering for each single pot that Ronnie was cueing. Properly, a minimum of not at a correct snooker event you will not (Snooker Shoot Out imply comment so as).

Thus, the victory was sealed at 10-4, Ronnie receiving the Gamers Championship trophy together with a £125,000 cheque.

After all that phrases pale in entrance of such an achievement, however it’s solely truthful and regular so as to add our congratulations to “The Rocket” and really feel rattling privileged to be dwelling these occasions.

Right this moment snooker’s historical past bought among the best chapters written … and you may re-see it right here.

P.S. The buddies of the weblog may marvel why I/ve determined to begin re-writing all the sudden, however for Christ sake, if this isn’t one thing to be writing about, I do not know what it’s!

Photographs credit score: World Snooker



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