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Joe Perry

  • Title

    2022 Welsh Open champion
  • Nationality

  • Turned Pro

  • Highest Tournament Break

  • Location

    Chatteris, Cambridgeshire
  • D.O.B

    13 August 1974
  • Money List Earnings

  • Nickname

    The Gentleman

Ranking titles: Two – Players Championship 2015 and Welsh Open 2022

Career highlights

1999: Makes his Crucible debut and beats Steve Davis 10-9 on the final black. Loses in the last 16 to Ronnie O’Sullivan.
2001: Makes his first ranking final appearance at the European Open in Malta, but is denied the title by Stephen Hendry.
2008: Reaches the semi-finals of the World Championship before a narrow 17-15 reverse against Ali Carter.
2013: Wins the Yixing Open Asian Tour event.
2014: Reaches the final of the Wuxi Classic before losing a 10-9 thriller against Neil Robertson. Climbs to number nine in the world.
2015: Wins his first ranking title at the Players Championship in Thailand. Beats the likes of Ding Junhui and Stuart Bingham to reach the final then comes from 3-0 down to beat Mark Williams 4-3 to land the £100,000 top prize.
2016: Beaten by Ali Carter in the final of the Yushan World Open.
2017: Reaches his first Triple Crown final at the Masters, losing 10-7 to Ronnie O’Sullivan.
2018: Reaches the final of the European Masters in Belgium before losing 9-6 to Jimmy Robertson. Knocks Mark Selby out of the World Championship then loses in the last 16.
2019: Makes the semi-finals of the Northern Ireland Open before losing to Ronnie O’Sullivan.
2020: Reaches the quarter-finals of the Masters, beating Ding Junhui at Alexandra Palace before losing to Shaun Murphy.
2022: Beats Judd Trump 9-5 in the final of the Welsh Open, which he describes as the best moment of his 30 year career. It’s his second ranking title and first on UK soil. Quarter-finalist at the UK Championship.