Gary Wilson reveals key career lesson after edged out Ronnie O’Sullivan in Finland – 'That’s the advice I’d give’

Gary Wilson insists that any aspiring snooker player must try to „stay positive all the time” if they want to scale the pinnacle of the professional game.

The Scottish and Welsh Open champion enjoyed his most productive season on tour after winning two ranking events in Edinburgh and Llandudno, picking up prize money of £310,850 and finishing the campaign as world No.11.

The Wallsent player’s natural attacking approach has won widespread praise with his invitation to face snooker GOAT Ronnie O’Sullivan, who recognized his quick, attractive style in a three-night exhibition in the Finnish city of Tampere this week with 6,000 fans. of the game.

Wilson, 38, won the final against O’Sullivan 6-5 on Wednesday evening, won 6-3 on Monday and lost 6-2 to Wilson in the second match on Tuesday. .

„You’re always positive,” Wilson said. „That’s advice I can give and I try to follow. Ultimately, I believe it helped push me to where I always thought I could get.

„Life doesn’t always deal you the cards you want. That’s the message I’m trying to convey there. Always believe, know deep down that you can always do what you believe you can do.”

He admits he is satisfied with the size of the World Snooker Tour, but would like to see a new major ranking event in Finland.

„Though there are a thousand warriors on the journey, only the best will win.” Wilson was interviewed by local media. „I think that’s how good the tour is under the environment. I hope it expands to other countries like Finland.
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