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Mark Joyce

  • Title

  • Nationality

    English
  • Turned Pro

    2006
  • Highest Tournament Break

    143
  • Location

    Walsall
  • D.O.B

    11 August 1983
  • Money List Earnings

    £88,750
  • Nickname

    -
Season Stats
  • Frames Played

    167
  • Frames Won

    83
  • Frames Lost

    84
  • Frames Won Percentage

    49.7%
  • Shots Played

    4324
  • Shots Per Frame

    25.89
  • Breaks Over 50

    51
  • 50 Break Rate

    3.27
  • Breaks Over 100

    5
  • 100 Break Rate

    33.4

Best ranking performance: Runner-up, 2019 Riga Masters

Career highlights:

2001: Wins the European Under-19 Championship.
2005: Wins a tournament on the Pontins International Open Series.
2008: Reaches the final of the Masters qualifying event, losing to Judd Trump.
2010: Reaches the quarter-finals of the UK Championship, beating Judd Trump, Steve Davis and Ali Carter before a narrow 9-7 reverse against Mark Williams.
2012: Knocks Judd Trump out of the UK Championship again, reaching the last 16.
2014: Climbs to 29th in the world.
2017: Gets to the quarter-finals of the UK Championship for the second time. Knocks out Neil Robertson before losing to Ryan Day. Beats Ronnie O’Sullivan to reach the last 16 of the China Open.
2019: Reaches the final of a ranking event for the first time at the Kaspersky Riga Masters. Wins six matches before losing 5-2 to Yan Bingtao.
2020: Clinches a place at the Crucible for the first time in his career by coming through qualifying, but faces Ronnie O’Sullivan in the first round at the World Championship and bows out after a 10-4 loss.