The BetVictor European Masters Returns! | 21-27 September 2020

Jamie Jones

  • Title

  • Nationality

    Welsh
  • Turned Pro

    2006
  • Highest Tournament Break

    147
  • Location

    Neath
  • D.O.B

    14 February 1988
  • Money List Earnings

    -
  • Nickname

    -

Best ranking event performance: Semi-finals

Career highlights:

2001: Beats Ronnie O’Sullivan in an exhibition frame during a Premier League fixture, at the age of just 13.
2002: Makes his first 147 in a junior tournament at the age of 14.
2004: Wins the European Under-19 title.
2006: Turns pro.
2010: Reaches the final of a Players Tour Championship event in Sheffield before losing 4-1 to Ding Junhui.
2012: Enjoys a superb run to the quarter-finals of the World Championship on his Crucible debut. Beats Shaun Murphy and Andrew Higginson before a narrow 13-11 defeat against Ali Carter. Climbs to 29th in the world rankings.
2015: Reaches the semi-finals of the Shoot Out before losing to Xiao Guodong. Also makes the last four of the Australian Open, his best run in a ranking event. His run in Bendigo includes a 5-1 victory over Mark Selby, before he loses 6-4 to John Higgins in the semis.
2016: Makes the quarter-finals of the UK Championship, scoring fine wins over Alan McManus, Ding Junhui and David Gilbert.
2017: Reaches the semi-finals of the Paul Hunter Classic before a narrow 4-3 defeat against Shaun Murphy.
2018: Makes his first official 147 at the Paul Hunter Classic. Qualifies for the final stages of the World Championship with a 10-0 whitewash of Liang Wenbo. Beats Shaun Murphy 10-9 at the Crucible, before losing out to Kyren Wilson in the last 16.
2020: Regains a place on the pro tour via Q School, beating Michael Georgiou 4-0 in the final round of event two. This brings to an end a two-year absence from the tour for Jones, following a breach of betting regulations. To read about his return to the circuit, click here.