Ronnie O'Sullivan biography
Professional Snooker player Ronnie O’Sullivan was born on December 5, 1975 in Wordsley, West Midlands, England. At a young age, he showed talent as a Snooker player, a cue sport played on a table with balls and pockets. In 1992, he turned professional and competed at the world level. Nicknamed “The Rocket” for his rapid playing style, he holds the record for the most maximums (11) in professional competition. O’Sullivan has won numerous world championships and competitions including the 2010 Party Casino Premier League where he became the first man to win a single professional title on nine separate occasions.
Early Life and Career
Snooker player, born in Wordsley, Wolverhampton, West Midlands, C England, UK. Brought up in Essex, he proved a talented young player and turned professional in 1992. His achievements to date include the British Open (1994), two World Championship titles (2001, 2004), the European Open (2003), and a number of UK championship titles, including the Masters (1995, 2005). He began the 2004–05 season with a victory in the Grand Prix, giving him his 16th Grand Prix title. Nicknamed ‘the Rocket’, he also compiled the fastest-ever 147 maximum break (5 min 20 sec), completed during the 1997 World Championships.