Ronnie O'Sullivan retirement: Rival Mark Selby gives verdict on snooker star quit claim
A rejuvenated Rocket has been in brilliant form this season – winning three ranking titles and reaching two further finals.
But five-time world champion O’Sullivan, 42, has dropped hints he could swerve the Crucible Theatre this year in favour of making a new TV show.
O’Sullivan’s recent American Hustle programme about pool in the USA was a hit and a planned follow-up in Australia could clash with snooker’s blue-riband tournament.
Selby and world No.2 O’Sullivan, with 10 titles between them, are among the favourites at this week’s prestigious Masters event at Alexandra Palace.
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