That was some finish to that match. O'Sullivan makes his 10th career televised maximum to move ahead of Stephen Hendry's nine. He wasn't going to pot the final black because there is no cash available for the maximum break.
O'Sullivan R.-King M.
World Open - 20 September 2010
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A 147 BREAK! O'Sullivan shakes the hand of King before ramming in the final black. What a break!
On 120 and still going here.
O'Sullivan on 89 points and still going. Chance for a maximum 147 break to complete the win.
A break of 64. All reds and blacks for O'Sullivan so far.
Bit of a strange frame, but O'Sullivan edges it. King blew a chance to take the frame. O'Sullivan not looking in the best of mental states out there.
Poor safety shot by King. O'Sullivan takes the blue into the middle. Now 14 points ahead with only 13 on the table.
O'Sullivan holding a lead of 16 points, but he has played a bizarre shot off the green without any thought. Frustration boiling up obviously. 52-39 after King takes the green. O'Sullivan hammers the brown and King needs blue, pink and black, but King has snookered himself on the blue.
O'Sullivan leads 50-16, but has missed a couple of attempts at reds to clinch the frame. King still alive.
A 25 from O'Sullivan. Kings gets a reprieve. Sinks a terrific long red, but no colours available. Both players in an attacking mode.
King makes 15, but he misses a pink. Bad error as O'Sullivan deposits a long red into a baulk bag before sinking the black. The Rocket is suddenly back among the balls and looking to score.
Blistering opening red by King from distance. Chance to get his cue arm working.
That kick is going to cost King this first frame. In less than 10 minutes, O'Sullivan has pocketed the first frame. Breaks of 38 and 75 more than enough to get the job done. Cueing so well out there. Great stuff.
King gets a kick on seven attempting to pot a red. So unlucky. O'Sullivan back at the table with a second chance to tie up this frame.
Fine opening red by O'Sullivan and he is among the balls, but he jaws a black off the spot on a break of 38 and King can launch a counter attack.
King gets us off and running for the first frame.
Good afternoon and welcome to today's coverage of the third round of the World Open from Glasgow. First up we have Ronnie O'Sullivan against Mark King in the third round.