1995: Beats Ken Doherty in the last 32 of the World Championship before losing to Peter Ebdon.
2003: Wins his first pro title at the B&H Championship, beating Mehmet Husnu 9-6 in the final to earn a wild card to the Masters.
2012: Wins the Six Red World Championship, beating Shaun Murphy in the final. Reaches the semi-finals of the Wuxi Classic, Australian Open and UK Championship.
2013: Victory over Neil Robertson in the final sees him retain his Six Red World title. Beats John Higgins at the Crucible to reach the last 16 of the World Championship for the third time. Climbs to number 12 in the world.
2014: Semi-finalist at the Australian Open
2016: Wins the World Seniors Championship, beating Darren Morgan 2-1 in the final in Preston.
2017. Makes his first official 147 at the Championship League. Remarkably, a few weeks later he makes another maximum in the same event.
2018: Reaches the final of a ranking event for the first time, 27 years after turning pro. Fittingly it comes at the English Open in Crawley in his home county of Sussex. Thrashes Ronnie O’Sullivan 6-1 in the semis but can’t keep up the same form in the final and loses 9-7 to Stuart Bingham. Semi-finalist at the Shoot Out.