O’Sullivan wins fourth Welsh Open title

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Highlights: Rocket’s shining comeback

Ronnie O’Sullivan won 7 frames in a quarrel to kick Neil Robertson 9-5 and win his fourth Welsh Open title.

Australian Robertson, 34, had won a initial dual frames of a best-of-17 final and extended his lead to 5-2 during a initial event in Cardiff.

But O’Sullivan, 40, won a subsequent 7 frames, sealing feat with a mangle of 141 to pierce turn with John Higgins on 4 Welsh Open titles.

“I feel shattered, we need a month of only relaxing,” pronounced a Englishman.

O’Sullivan caused debate progressing in a week when he incited down a event of a 147 break, creation 146 instead.

He also spoke about his dullness during tournaments.

But he pronounced he had enjoyed a “fantastic week” and would now be resting before a World Championships in April.

“That is a one that everybody wants,” he told BBC Sport.

“I am not authorised for any other tournaments as we did not qualify, so my evidence will be chilling out for a month or so.”


Ronnie O’Sullivan also won a Welsh Open in 2004, 2005 and 2014

The 2007 champion Robertson, who was described by O’Sullivan as “the best actor in a world”, pinpointed a ninth support as a pivotal moment.

“Once he got his tail adult and a movement it was tough to combat it behind from him,” pronounced a universe series three.

“Everyone knows he is a superb front curtain and he pulled divided and finished a compare off in style. we done mistakes and that is what happens when we are put underneath pressure.”

Most ranking contest victories

36 – Stephen Hendry

28 – Ronnie O’Sullivan, John Higgins, Steve Davis

18 – Mark Williams