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Anthony Hamilton

  • Title

    2017 German Masters Champion
  • Nationality

    English
  • Turned Pro

    1991
  • Highest Tournament Break

    145
  • Location

    Muswell Hill, London
  • D.O.B

    29 June 1971
  • Money List Earnings

    £99,250
  • Nickname

    The Sheriff of Pottingham

Ranking titles: One (2017 German Masters)

Career highlights:

1995: Wins the Australian Open, a non-ranking event.
1999: Reaches the final of the British Open, losing 9-7 to Fergal O’Brien. Climbs to number ten in the world.
2002: His second ranking final ends in another narrow defeat as he loses 9-8 to Mark Williams at the China Open in Shanghai.
2007: Reaches the quarter-finals of the World Championship for the fourth time; he is yet to make the semis.
2017: Fulfils a career ambition by winning his first ranking title at the German Masters in Berlin, 26 years after turning pro. Comes through a tough draw, beating Mark Selby, Mark Williams,  Barry Hawkins and Stuart Bingham to reach the final, where he sees off Ali Carter 9-6.
2019: Semi-finalist at the Indian Open.