The second major ranking tournament of the season The Shanghai Masters starts tomorrow. Lots of Chinese wild cards involved who on their own terrain will be no pushover.
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O'Sullivan - When up for it he is still the best.
It's always dangerous to back the Rocket but with the ranking system now being updated after each tournament if he doesn't start racking points up then he could have to qualify for the 2012 World Championship.
But he's not thick and understands the standard of play on the tour means he needs to be serious about it. We've already seen this in the first four PTC's of the season - he has won one and made a last eight and last four too.
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As his ex girlfriend Jo Langley used to say 'Come on me little Rocket'.