Rankings Update: O’Sullivan Climbs – World Snooker

Ronnie O’Sullivan has jumped from ninth to fifth place on the one-year ranking list following his run to the final of the matchroom.live Scottish Open.

O’Sullivan lost 9-3 to Mark Selby in the final on Sunday night, but the £30,000 runner-up prize still gave him a boost up to fifth place on the list.

The top 32 on the one-year list are now competing in the matchroom World Grand Prix. Only the top 16 will qualify for the Players Championship in February, then only the top eight will go on to the Tour Championship in March.

Selby took the £70,000 top prize and remains in third place on the list, behind Judd Trump and Neil Robertson.

Jamie Jones matched his best career run by reaching the semi-finals and he’s up from 24th to tenth. Li Hang was the other losing semi-finalist and he leaps from 53rd to 16th.

As it stands, there are eight players inside the top 16 of the one-year list who are outside the top 16 of the official two-year list.

On the two-year list, Selby remains in fourth place but closes the gap to O’Sullivan in third. Li is up from 37th to 31st while Jones climbs from 80th to 71st.

The matchroom World Grand Prix is the final counting event before the seedings are determined for the BetVictor Gibraltar Open and BetVictor Shoot Out. To follow that race click here.

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