No time to rest for the top players! Less than 24 hours after the final of the European Masters 2016 Bucharest, the next tournament, the English Open 2016 was already underway in Manchester. So Ronnie was back in action yesterday evening, playing Jimmy Robertson in the last 128 round.
Ronnie will also work as a pundit for Eurosport this week, along with Jimmy White and Matt Smith.
Although he wasn’t at his best, Ronnie wrapped up the match in less than 45 minutes, beating Jimmy Robertson by 4-0 with breaks of 97, 55, 63 and 66.
He will play his last 64 match tonight, at 7pm (UK time) against young and very talented Zhao Xintong.
MissingClip 2016 English Open: Ronnie O’Sullivan opening teaser.
Ronnie’s interview by Jimmy White on Eurosport before the match:
MissingClip 2016 English Open: Ronnie O’Sullivan interview
The match itself:
2016 English Open: Ronnie O’Sullivan – Jimmy Robertson.
Ronnie’s post-match interview on Eurosport, with Jimmy White and Matt Smith