Ronnie O'Sullivan gains revenge on James Cahill of Blackpool but won't shake hands

James Cahill received a fist-bump rather than a handshake from Ronnie O'Sullivan
James Cahill received a fist-bump rather than a handshake from Ronnie O'Sullivan
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Ronnie O'Sullivan brushed aside Blackpool's James Cahill to comfortably progress to the third round of the Scottish Open after causing a stir over his reluctance to shake hands before the match.

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The five-time world champion avenged his first-round defeat by 23-year-old Cahill at this year's Crucible showpiece, winning 4-0 in Glasgow last night

The Rocket was not keen on shaking hands with either his opponent or the referee and attempted to fist-bump both instead.

"I'll admit I'm a bit OCD with germs," O'Sullivan explained to Eurosport after the match.

"I don't open door handles, I always have tissues on door handles. I am a bit OCD like that.

"I have got a bit of a germ thing. It's easier to do that and I don't get any germs."

O'Sullivan t took just over 30 minutes to secure a dominant whitewash.

Misses from Cahill smoothed a path for O'Sullivan to take the first two frames, with the third following despite O'Sullivan missing a black off the spot.

The match was put to bed when O'Sullivan neatly claimed the fourth frame with a break of 86, averaging 12 seconds per shot throughout the performance.

"I felt like I was playing slower tonight, I came out and tried to play a little bit more conservative because I have been a bit too attacking, I think. I just tried to rein it in a bit, so it meant I had to take a bit more time on my shots."