Five-time world champ O’Sullivan saw off Shaun Murphy 10-4 in the last of the Players Champion in Llandudno to equate to the record collectively held by Stephen Hendry and Mark Selby.
I believe I will hand down winning 7 or 8 world titles.
He likewise carried on to the mark of 33 profession ranking competition wins, leaving him simply 3 behind the all-time record of 36, likewise held by seven-time world champ Hendry.
And it is that record which is the primary focus for O’Sullivan, not the Crucible mark of 7, which he thinks might run out his reach.
He informed World Snooker: “I have actually played much better in other seasons however not won as numerous titles.
” I believe it is well attainable to beat it (the record of 36 rankings wins). I constantly believed that record was more reasonable for me than the world titles – I believe I will hand down winning 7 or 8 world titles.
” To get to 1,000 centuries would be an excellent one and to win 37 ranking occasions would be great.
” It would be excellent to win the world title, however I’ll simply head out there and use my terms and if it comes, it comes.
” I’ve had a wonderful season anyhow. If I play my finest video game then it’s most likely just John Higgins and Mark Selby who can dip into the exact same level.”