OSullivan faces up to Higgins challenge

first_imgTue 6 Oct 2009 19.01 EDT Clive Everton O’Sullivan faces up to Higgins challenge This article is more than 9 years old Support The Guardian Since you’re here… First published on Tue 6 Oct 2009 19.01 EDT Ronnie O’Sullivan and John Higgins, triple world champions and widely regarded as the two greatest players of the 21st century, will meet this afternoon in the last 16 of the Grand Prix in Glasgow.O’Sullivan, who secured his 22nd world ranking title in Shanghai last month, two more than Higgins has registered, yesterday made a break of 126 in beating Jamie Burnett 5-3 but struggled with his long potting and was prone to unforced error.”When I can deliver the cue on a straight line I relish any match. I love playing but I can’t take getting frustrated,” said O’Sullivan. John Higgins Share via Email Snooker This article is more than 9 years old Share on Facebook … we have a small favour to ask. The Guardian will engage with the most critical issues of our time – from the escalating climate catastrophe to widespread inequality to the influence of big tech on our lives. At a time when factual information is a necessity, we believe that each of us, around the world, deserves access to accurate reporting with integrity at its heart.More people are reading and supporting The Guardian’s independent, investigative journalism than ever before. And unlike many news organisations, we have chosen an approach that allows us to keep our journalism accessible to all, regardless of where they live or what they can afford. But we need your ongoing support to keep working as we do.Our editorial independence means we set our own agenda and voice our own opinions. Guardian journalism is free from commercial and political bias and not influenced by billionaire owners or shareholders. This means we can give a voice to those less heard, explore where others turn away, and rigorously challenge those in power.We need your support to keep delivering quality journalism, to maintain our openness and to protect our precious independence. Every reader contribution, big or small, is so valuable. Support The Guardian from as little as $1 – and it only takes a minute. Thank you. Shares00 Topics Snooker Share on Twitter newslast_img read more