"He doesn't have too many bad sessions, but when he has a good session it's a great session, where he almost wins the match in one session.
"That's something I've got to look at, and to play matches on my terms. If I play matches on my terms then someone has to play so, so well to win.
LAST YEAR I PLAYED ON SELBY'S TERMS, THE YEAR BEFORE I PLAYED ON JOHN HIGGINS' TERMS - SCRAPPY MATCHES, NOT WHAT I WANT TO BE A PART OF. LONG FRAMES.
"If you look at the last eight-nine years or so, Ronnie and Selby have won three [world titles] each, so there have not been too many opportunities there.
"Judd Trump has only won the World Championship once, so the same argument could be made for him as well: why hasn't he won more?
"When people are playing me, when the balls are open, they know if they miss they are going to lose the frame, and that applies a lot of pressure to their game."
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