18-Year-Old Stephen Hendry Wins FIRST Ranking Title! | 1987 Grand Prix

Ben Woollaston

  • Title

    2015 Welsh Open Finalist
  • Nationality

    English
  • Turned Pro

    2003
  • Highest Tournament Break

    147
  • Location

    Leicester
  • D.O.B

    14 May 1987
  • Money List Earnings

    £91,500
  • Nickname

    -
Season Stats
  • Frames Played

    20
  • Frames Won

    12
  • Frames Lost

    8
  • Frames Won Percentage

    60%
  • Shots Played

    483
  • Shots Per Frame

    24.15
  • Breaks Over 50

    8
  • 50 Break Rate

    2.5
  • Breaks Over 100

    2
  • 100 Break Rate

    10

Best ranking event performance: Runner-up

Career highlights:

2011: Wins his first professional title at a Players Tour Championship event in Sheffield, beating Graeme Dott 4-2 in the final.
2013: Qualifies for the final stages of the World Championship for the first time, beating Ryan Day 10-9 to make it to the Crucible. Loses to Ali Carter in the last 32. Reaches the semi-finals of the Antwerp Open.
2014: Climbs into the world’s top 32.
2015: Reaches the final of a ranking event for the first time at the Welsh Open in Cardiff, beating the likes of Mark Davis, Mark Allen, Ali Carter and home favourite Mark Williams. However, the final proves to be a one sided affair as he loses 9-3 to John Higgins. Makes the first 147 break of his career at the 2015 Lisbon Open. Semi-finalist at the Riga Open.
2019: Quarter-finalist at the China Open.
2020: Runner-up to Luca Brecel at the Matchroom.Live Championship League.
2021: Beats Yan Bingtao on his way to the last 16 of the UK Championship.