Neil Robertson defeated Ronnie O'Sullivan 6-5 at the Champion of Champions
defeated Ronnie O’Sullivan 6-5 at the Champion of Champions (Picture: Getty)

Neil Robertson claimed his semi-final win over Ronnie O’Sullivan at the Champion of Champions represented one of one of the best matches of his illustrious profession.

The match went down to a deciding body in Coventry, with the Australian making a clearance of 90 to take the spoils.

The 37-year-old held his nerve within the 11th and ultimate body to attain Sunday’s showpiece occasion the place he will face the winner of Saturday’s second semi-final between Judd Trump and Mark Allen.

‘It’s positively one of one of the best matches I’ve been concerned in,’ Robertson advised ITV .

‘Both gamers performed to a unbelievable degree and the group loved it. Ronnie was very aggressive and saved me underneath stress so I had to reply and be aggressive as nicely.

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‘He has had the better of me in the past four or five matches, but when you get your chance, you have to take it.’

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