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World Snooker Championship: Ronnie O’Sullivan progresses after early scare – defending champion Mark Selby also triumphs UK News

Ronnie O’Sullivan, currently world number one, had a bit of a scare against David Gilbert at the Crucible, losing 3-0 early on, but he came back to turn the tables and eventually ran out as a 10-5 winner for reserving their spot in the next round.

O’Sullivan’s win was his 70th win at the venue, and he will now be watching with interest to see if it will be Mark Allen or Scott Donaldson who he meets in the next round.

Meanwhile, defending champion Mark Selby was not at his best as he took on Jamie Jones, but managed three centuries to claim a 10-7 victory in the first round of the tournament, claiming the first victory of this year’s event. .

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Selby, who recently opened up about his own mental health battles, is back after missing competitions in Gibraltar and Turkey, and later admitted he would have enjoyed his return even if it had ended by a loss.

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This notice was published: 2022-04-17 16:30:30

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