Ronnie O’Sullivan powers through at UK Championship in York
Defending champion Ronnie O’Sullivan powered Through the UK Championship’s second round with a 6-0 victory over Ross Bulman at York.
O’Sullivan secured his win as he seems to acquire the title for its third successive year, making breaks of 65 and 88, 90, 133, 66.
The 43-year-old told BBC Sport:”It wasn’t straightforward. He is a really great chance out there playing with me, but it was difficult for him.
“I believe that you are going to be seeing a lot of him at some stage.”
The Rocket will take on Tian Pengfei at the second round after a win over Bulman that is 18-year-old.
In the afternoon session, the world # 1 Judd Trump eased through the second round with a 6-0 win over world No 127 Amine Amiri.
Trump chose a 125 against Amiri, who made his second appearance in framework two.
“It’s very good to be playing well,” Trump said.
“I’m on a fantastic spell. You can’t so you just need to enjoy it, when it may end.
“It is great to undergo and be at the championship ”
Trump set a meeting up with Mei Xiwen, who beat Ken Doherty before the participant won 6-4 at a match which has been carried over into the day session.
Shaun Murphy dropped to a shock defeat.
The knowledgeable Murphy had a 3-1 lead but eventually fell to a 6-4 defeat to Sharav, who explained it afterwards as”the best win of my career”
Sharav added:””I’ve beaten some great players, such as Stuart Bingham and Ali Carter, but that is certainly the ideal.
“It’s the first time that I have obtained here. To overcome a player like Shaun is wonderful.”
While Scottish player Alan McManus scored two centuries in a 6-1 win on Elliott Slessor jack Lisowski saw off David Lilley 6-2.
Joe Perry came from 5-3 down to beat Simon Lichtenberg 6-5, Mark Allen beat Jimmy White 6-3 and Thepchaiya Un-Nooh, Ben Woollaston, Michael White, Robbie Williams, Mark King and David Grace were among the other winners.
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