Higgins: "The Whole Snooker World Will Be Tuning In" | 2021 Players Championship Last 16

Jimmy White

  • Title

    Ten Ranking titles
  • Nationality

    English
  • Turned Pro

    1980
  • Highest Tournament Break

    147
  • Location

    Epsom, Surrey
  • D.O.B

    02 May 1962
  • Money List Earnings

    £23,500
  • Nickname

    The Whirlwind
Season Stats
  • Frames Played

    64
  • Frames Won

    19
  • Frames Lost

    45
  • Frames Won Percentage

    29.69%
  • Shots Played

    1316
  • Shots Per Frame

    20.56
  • Breaks Over 50

    9
  • 50 Break Rate

    7.11
  • Breaks Over 100

    1
  • 100 Break Rate

    64

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.