Ronnie O’Sullivan states he is ‘not good enough’ to contend with best of the world.

Ronnie O'Sullivan states he is 'not good enough' to contend with best of the world.

5 time Snooker champion of the world Ronnie O’Sullivan (the Rocket) states that he is “not good enough to contend among the most excellent players of the world”.

The Englishman (Ronnie O’Sullivan) defeated Xiao Guodong to get to 2nd round of the International Championship in Daqing, China.

Now world number 9 O’Sullivan of age 40, stated he is “nowhere near” the intensity he was 2 years before.

“I have not had any high quality outcomes but that notifies you at what place I am by means of my game,” he stated.

O’Sullivan triumphs his 6th title of Masters in this January and in February the Welsh Open.

On the other hand, since that time he lost in the 1st round of World Grand Prix, the 2nd round of World Championships in this April, the final 16 of Shanghai Masters and final 32 of English Open.

World number 3 Judd Trump defeated the Rocket in the finale of European Masters cup this month.

“I am not thinking to turn my back on the game yet,” O’Sullivan stated, who disclosed he take pleasure in punditry a lot than playing.

“I take pleasure in playing other than I am most likely not that good enough to contend by way of the most excellent players of the world as they are at the peak of their sports career.

“I still will carry on playing and optimistically will obtain an outcome, and if I do not I am only taking pleasure in playing.”

On Tuesday O’Sullivan will come opposite to Kurt Maflin in the event of ranking in Daqing, the richest competition that occur outside of the UK.

On Monday there was in addition wins for first-round in favor of world champion Mark Selby, Ding Junhui, John Higgins and Judd Trump, but Mark Williams the 2-time world champion lost  by the hands of Xu Si the wildcard.