Snowman of the 2020 World Grand Prix – Ronnie O’Sullivan: Judd Trump’s ‘Flawless’ was inevitable

Ronnie O’Sullivan feeling Judd Trump he played perfect snooker as he suffered a 6-1 loss in the semi – finals of the World Grand Prix in Milton Keynes.

The rejoicing of the world champion with the world number one turned into a disappointment as O’Sullivan struggled with his game against Trump on top form.

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Trump moved in 59 on his way to a clear 3-0 move and appeared to be ready for a 4-0 lead with O’Sullivan’s provocative clearance of 71 giving him renewed hope after the -his challenge breaking down to 65.

It was a false break when the 2019 world champion returned after the session mediator with beats of 100, 107 and 69 seeing him calmly get into his fourth final round of status of the campaign.

“I didn’t get any complaints. I didn’t give him a game and even if he was on my game, I probably still wouldn’t have given him a game,” said O’Sullivan, who handed him over. Ali Carter, Barry Hawkins and Kyren Wilson never better than an event. “He was putting them off the lamps.

“Scoring for fun, great safety – there’s not much you can do about it when your opponent plays perfect snooker.

“When you get chances against Judd, you have to take them with you these days. If you don’t take them, this is your last one.”

Trump will go against the world champion three times Marc Selby or his close friend Jack Lisowski in the final over the top 19 frames on Sunday and O’Sullivan said: “He ‘s easy to beat, but you have to play well to beat him. He plays snooker without blemish.

“The people left inside are capable of hitting it, but they are capable of doing so.”

“It’ll be interesting to watch.”

Trump has won the English Open and the Northern Ireland Open, lost in the UK Championship final and Championship League final, to two semi-finals and a semi-final this season.

He will be aiming for his third win of the season on Sunday and is thrilled with the run of form that sees him move 15-13 ahead of O’Sullivan on head-to-head career.

“I don’t remember anyone starting a season like this,” he said. “I remember Stephen Hendry in his lead, reaching six or seven finals in a season.

“I haven’t seen anyone have the consistency I’ve had this season. It just inspires me to play even more and it’s good that people expect me to win even when I play. mi Ronnie.

“I have to keep developing and keep reaching the final levels and eventually I have some credit. “

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