Selby: "It's The Best I've Felt Coming Into A Triple Crown Event Since 2017"

Dominic Dale

  • Title

    Two Ranking Titles
  • Nationality

    Welsh
  • Turned Pro

    1992
  • Highest Tournament Break

    145
  • Location

    Stroud, Gloucestershire
  • D.O.B

    29 December 1971
  • Money List Earnings

    £41,750
  • Nickname

    The Spaceman

Ranking titles: Two

Career highlights:

1997: Lands his first ranking title at the Grand Prix in Bournemouth, registering a huge shock by beating John Higgins 9-6 in the final.
1999: Climbs to number 19 in the world.
2000: Beats Peter Ebdon and David Gray at the Crucible to reach the quarter-finals, before his run is ended by Joe Swail.
2007: Wins his second ranking title at the Shanghai Masters, beating the likes of Ken Doherty and Mark Selby to reach the final where he comes back from 6-2 down to beat practice partner Ryan Day 10-6.
2010: Wins a Players Tour Championship event in Sheffield, beating Martin Gould 4-3 in the final.
2014: Wins the one-frame Shoot Out in Blackpool, beating the likes of Barry Hawkins and Mark Allen to reach the final before seeing off Stuart Bingham to secure the trophy. Reaches the quarter-finals of the World Championship for the second time, losing narrowly 13-12 to Barry Hawkins.
2016: Semi-finalist at the Paul Hunter Classic.