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Jimmy White

  • Title

    Ten Ranking titles
  • Nationality

  • Turned Pro

  • Highest Tournament Break

  • Location

    Epsom, Surrey
  • D.O.B

    02 May 1962
  • Money List Earnings

  • Nickname

    The Whirlwind

Ranking titles: Ten
Triple Crown wins: Two (1992 UK Championship, 1984 Masters)

Career highlights

1984: Reaches the final of the World Championship for the first time, losing to Steve Davis. Wins the Masters with a 9-5 final success over Terry Griffiths.
1986: Wins his first ranking title, edging out Cliff Thorburn 13-12 in the final of the Mercantile Classic. Goes on to win the Grand Prix.
1987: Climbs to number two in the world.
1992: Wins the UK Championship, beating John Parrott 16-9. Makes a memorable 147 at the World Championship, becoming only the second player to score a maximum at the Crucible.
1994: Reaches his sixth Crucible final, narrowly losing 18-17 to Stephen Hendry.
2004: Wins his tenth ranking title, beating Paul Hunter in the final of the Players Championship in Glasgow.
2010: Wins the World Seniors Championship, beating Steve Davis in the final.
2019: Starts his 40th consecutive season as a professional. Wins the World Seniors Championship at the Crucible, beating Darren Morgan in the final.
2020: Wins the World Seniors Championship at the Crucible for a second consecutive year, coming from 4-0 down in the final to beat Ken Doherty 5-4.
2021: Reaches the last 16 of the Gibraltar Open.
2022: Wins four matches to qualify for the final stages of the UK Championship before losing in the last 32 in York.
2023: Reaches the last 16 of both the German Masters and WST Classic, notably beating the likes of Joe Perry and Judd Trump.