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Neil Robertson

  • Title

    2010 World Champion
  • Nationality

    Australian
  • Turned Pro

    1998
  • Highest Tournament Break

    147 four times
  • Location

    Cambridge
  • D.O.B

    11 February 1982
  • Money List Earnings

    £965,000
  • Nickname

    The Thunder From Down Under

Ranking titles: 18
Triple Crown wins: Four (one World Championship, two UK Championships, one Masters)

Career highlights

2003: Becomes world under-21 champion and wins the Masters qualifying event
2006: Wins his first ranking title, beating Jamie Cope in the final of the Grand Prix
2010: Becomes only the third non-British player to win the world title, defeating Graeme Dott in the final. Wins World Open and has a spell as number one in the world rankings
2012: Wins the Masters, beating Shaun Murphy 10-6 in the final
2013: Completes the Triple Crown by winning the UK Championship, coming from 5-1 down to beat Mark Selby 10-7 in the final. He is the only non-British player to complete the Triple Crown.
2014: Becomes the first-ever player to make 100 century breaks in a single season (103). Completes this incredible feat at the Crucible during a quarter-final match with Judd Trump
2015: Wins the UK Championship for a second time and makes a 147 in the final
2017: Wins the Hong Kong Masters as well as winning the Scottish Open in Glasgow
2018: Takes the Riga Masters title
2019: Victory at the Welsh Open gives him a 15th ranking title. Wins the China Open, beating Jack Lisowski in the final to  take the £225,000 top prize and win three ranking titles in a season for the first time. Reaches five consecutive ranking finals. Wins the Champion of Champions, beating Judd Trump 10-9 in an epic final, making five centuries.
2020: Wins the European Masters, beating Zhou Yuelong 9-0 in the final. It’s the first whitewash in a two-session ranking final since 1989. Two weeks later, Robertson wins the World Grand Prix in Cheltenham, beating Graeme Dott 10-8 to land his 18th ranking title.