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Barry Hawkins

  • Title

    2023 European Masters champion
  • Nationality

  • Turned Pro

  • Highest Tournament Break

    147 three times
  • Location

    Ditton, Kent
  • D.O.B

    23 April 1979
  • Money List Earnings

  • Nickname

    The Hawk

Ranking titles: Four

Career highlights

2002: Shows his potential by defeating Ronnie O’Sullivan at the Scottish Open
2005: Reaches his first ranking event semi-final at the Grand Prix
2006: Beats Ding Junhui to qualify for the Crucible, and climbs into the top 16 for the first time
2012: Wins his first televised tournament at the one-frame Shoot Out. Lands his maiden ranking title at the Australian Open, beating Peter Ebdon in the final in Bendigo.
2013: Goes on a tremendous run to the final at the Crucible before losing 18-12 to Ronnie O’Sullivan
2015: Wins the Players Championship Grand Final, defeating Gerard Greene 4-0
2016: Reaches the final of the Masters for the first time as well as making the final of the Northern Ireland Open
2017: Wins his third ranking title at the World Grand Prix in Preston, beating Ryan Day 10-7 as he makes five centuries in a high quality final
2018: Reaches the final at both the Welsh Open and the China Open, as well as the one-table situation at the Crucible for the fifth time. Runner-up at the Shanghai Masters.
2019: Semi-finalist at the World Grand Prix. Wins the Paul Hunter Classic, beating Kyren Wilson 4-3 in the final. Makes a 147 at the UK Championship.
2021: Reaches three semi-finals at the German Masters, Players Championship and Tour Championship.
2022: Reaches the final of the Masters for the second time, notably beating Judd Trump 6-5 in the semi-finals, but then loses 10-4 to Neil Robertson. Makes another final at the Players Championship, but once again can’t get the better of Robertson, losing 10-5. Reaches the final of the European Masters, losing 9-3 to Kyren Wilson.
2023: Wins the fourth ranking title of his career and first for six years, by beating Judd Trump 9-6 in the final of the European Masters in Germany. He had knocked out Luca Brecel in the quarter-finals and Mark Selby in the semis.