UK Championship: Ronnie O’Sullivan eases through with another whitewash
Defending champion Ronnie dispatched the Tian Pengfei together along with his second successive 6-0 whitewash of China to accomplish the third round of the UK Championship.
Teenager Ross Bulman was eased by o’Sullivan Thursday at 66 minutes from his opener.
The event’s album seven-time winner subsequently attained another routine success.
O’Sullivan will face the winner of Noppon Saengkham and Anthony McGill next and made breaks of 71 and 106.
When he triumphs at York, the world number two will probably proceed to a 37 titles.
The single participant with Triple Crown event wins than anybody else and to compile over 1,000 career generations, the Rocket, is now par with Stephen Hendry’s haul of rank titles.
O’Sullivan’s recent record in the Barbican Centre is remarkable, with won 29 of his 30 matches at the venue since 2014, raising the trophy in the last two years and being defeated in the 2016 closing by Mark Selby.
The triumph over world number 65 Tian means O’Sullivan has won a total of 89 matches at the UK Championship, bringing on him level with champion Steve Davis.
Should O’Sullivan and world number one Judd Trump advance through the tournament, the pair will fit in the final, with faced each other in the event.
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