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Hendry S.-O'Sullivan R.
World Open - 24 September 2010

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1:3 

And that's it, as the difference proves too much for Hendry to combat and O'Sullivan returns to the table to pot enough balls to see him home. Great match.

1:2 

Well played Ronnie, surely he'll win now.. but no! He's missed a simple red to the bottom-right pocket using the rest! Hendry is back on the table 66-0 behind.

1:2 

He's a master breaker isn't he? O'Sullivan puts enough screw on the ball to break the pack. Hendry might not get another chance to return to the table now.

1:2 

That's a huge frame for the Rocket to win. No player has come from 2-0 or 2-1 down to win in this tournament, as nobody seems to be able to handle the pressure of such a quick format. If anyone can do it though, it's Hendry.

1:1 

The green and the brown are in for O'Sullivan and surely that has to be it for the frame.

1:1 

Well, O'Sullivan knocked it in, but now we're down to a battle on the green. What a thrilling frame this had been.

1:1 

We're down to the last red here and it's an absolutely pivotal stage of the match. Whoever knocks it in could and should go on to win the frame.

1:1 

Nip and tuck this frame, but it looks like O'Sullivan might edge it. He's 51-17 up and at the table... until he misses a simple red! That's not like him at all.

1:1 

There have been very few errors in this one so far, it's definitely living up to its billing. However, these guys are human as Hendry proves there with a miss to the right-centre pocket.

1:1 

That's a shame. Hendry misses on the penultimate red to finish on 95. All square.

0:1 

In goes frame ball.

0:1 

Don't be surprised if Hendry clears up here and add to that century total of 748. He's on 58 at the moment.

0:1 

What's happened there? Ronnie either mishits the ball or the table's surface has played tricks on him, as he misses a simple red to the bottom-right pocket. Time for the Ice man to show just how cool he is.

0:1 

But he won't be adding to it here. He msises on the last red to end a superb break of 93, making it 1-0 to the Rocket.

0:0 

With a break looking on for Ronnie, here are two stats regarding each player's career number of centuries. O'Sullivan: 605; Hendry: 748. Staggering.

0:0 

Looks like it's going to be first blood to O'Sullivan. Five reds left here and frame ball has just gone in.

0:0 

O'Sullivan has taken the mantle here as Hendry leaves a safety just short of where he wants to put it. Ronnie's break stands at 34.

0:0 

It's a safety exchange to kick things off.