Five-time world champion Ronnie O’Sullivan leads Matthew Stevens 12-4 in the World Snooker Championship’s second round match. He needs one more frame to book last 8 spot.
O’Sullivan continued into the second session with a 5-3 lead after recovering from 0-2 behind at match start and produced his best game of snooker, leaving Matthew Stevens speechless.
The Rocket scored back-to-back century breaks (110 and 139) and a total of 285 points with no return from his opponent to finish the second session with a 12-4 lead.
After winning the first session 5-3, O’Sullivan crushed Stevens and won the second session 7-1 to be only one frame away from his 17th quarter-final appearance at The Crucible.
Ronnie was excellent in every department – 93% potting success, 91% safety success and 81% long-shot success, nobody can beat The Rocket at this form.
2005 World Champion Shaun Murphy is in command in his second round match against Joe Perry, The Magician resumed with a solid 7-1 lead after the first session.
Murphy continued performing great snooker, winning the second session 5-3 to lead 12-4,. Like Ronnie O’Sullivan, Murphy is only one frame away from the last 8 stage.