11 March 2019, 6:24 pm

Ronnie O’Sullivan makes 1,000th century – the stats and the rivals

Ronnie O’Sullivan became the first player to compile 1,000 professional centuries and, in the process, wrapped up the match to win the Players Championship in Preston.
“It is a phenomenal achievement when you set a milestone like this,” seven-time world champion Stephen Hendry told BBC Sport. “This will be a special one for Ronnie because it is about the way you play the game of snooker and the buzz of making a century break.
“His cue ball control is better than any other player. He is in a different league when it comes to positioning the white and that the art of break-building.”
With five World Championships, seven UK Championships and seven Masters titles, O’Sullivan has won more BBC events than any other player – so how do the breaks stack up and will the feat ever be repeated?