Ronnie O’Sullivan: “I am like a Tiger Woods”

Victory at the World Grand Prix 2021 and crazy final won by 10-8 against Neil Robertson; so much was enough for Ronnie O’Sullivan to compare himself to some of the greatest sportsmen of all time, to listen to a crowd in raptures for the great plays of the winner. These are his words: “The difference between when I am not playing well is the atmosphere and when I am playing well is the atmosphere. I suppose that only some sports people have this, like Tiger Woods, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, Lionel Messi. .. They bring something to the table and when you look at them it intrigues you. “

Ronnie O’Sullivan, statements

O’Sullivan’s World Grand Prix victory was his 38th ranking title. O’Sullivan also commented on the return of the public and the pandemic situation: “Playing behind closed doors was a miserable experience and I hope the venues can remain open to fans despite the recent increase in cases. We played in front of no crowds. last year and it was awful”.

A new career as a mental coach, alongside some of the best golfers in the world to drag them to success and support them in times of difficulty. This is what Michael Phelps, the most decorated athlete in the history of the Olympics, seems to have undertaken (also in the name of friendship). A great golf enthusiast, many now define him as the “secret weapon” of green totems such as Jon Rahm, number one in the world ranking, and Jordan Spieth, the Texan who, after a long period of crisis, is back in 2021 to amaze.

“He’s a good guy, he’s been through a lot as a sportsman and he’s the greatest Olympian of all time with a lot of tricks up his sleeve. I’m not going to reveal what I asked him but I can say that he has helped me a lot in the last period. “. These are the revelations of the Spaniard Rahm. For the legendary swimmer, nicknamed ‘the Baltimore Shark’, important words also came from Spieth, today 12 / o in the world ranking. “The mental aspect is something I’ve worked on a lot with him lately. I’m really lucky to have him around. Besides, he’s a great lover of golf and having him now more and more in our world is an added value.” This is the opinion of Spieth who yesterday, alongside Phelps, played the Pro-Am of the BMW Championship, the second event of the Play-Offs of the Pga Tour starting today in Owing Mills (USA), Maryland.

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