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Gary Wilson

  • Title

  • Nationality

    English
  • Turned Pro

    2004
  • Highest Tournament Break

    147 twice
  • Location

    Wallsend
  • D.O.B

    11 August 1985
  • Money List Earnings

    £233,500
  • Nickname

    The Tyneside Terror

Best ranking performance: Runner up, 2015 China Open

Career highlights

2004: Wins the World Under-21 title.
2015: Reaches his first ranking event final at the China Open in Beijing. Beats the likes of of Barry Hawkins and Ding Junhui before losing 10-2 to Mark Selby.
2017: Makes his second official 147 during World Championship qualifying. Makes his Crucible debut, losing to Ronnie O’Sullivan.
2018: Reaches the semi-finals of the Welsh Open.
2019: Enjoys a brilliant run to the semi-finals of the World Championship, winning three qualifying matches then beating Luca Brecel, Mark Selby and Ali Carter at the Crucible. Loses 17-11 to Judd Trump. That run earns him £100,000 and moves him to 20th in the world.
2020: Makes the semi-finals of the European Masters in Austria.