Ding can deliver - White
Legend Jimmy White reckons Ding Junhui is the man all the others must stop in this year's Betfred.com World Snooker Championship.
'The Whirlwind' is a big admirer of the Chinese star and believes he has enough experience to come out on top in this year's Crucible showpiece.
'The Chinese Sensation' won the Masters last year and White says that success can spur him on to even more glory in Sheffield.
Ding now bases himself in the South Yorkshire city as well and White can see the benefit of that too, so is tipping the 25-year-old to lift the game's biggest prize over the next few weeks.
"Ding could win it this year. He's in the right frame of mind. He won the Masters last year and put to bed the mental problems after he lost to Ronnie O'Sullivan at the Masters a few years ago, when he found the pressure of the big occasion too much."
He added in the Sheffield Star: "He's settled into a big house in Sheffield with his girlfriend living with him and he's really come of age. He's definitely my tip for the title."
Ding has a very winnable first round match in Sheffield following Monday's draw when he meets Ryan Day.