Trump Downs Dale To Reach Betway UK Championship Third Round!

Nigel Bond

  • Title

    1996 British Open Champion
  • Nationality

    English
  • Turned Pro

    1989
  • Highest Tournament Break

    140
  • Location

    Old Tupton, Derbyshire
  • D.O.B

    15 November 1965
  • Money List Earnings

    £49,750
  • Nickname

    00-147

Ranking titles: One (1996 British Open)

Career highlights:

1990: Reaches his first ranking event final at the Grand Prix before losing to Stephen Hendry.
1995: Reaches the final of the World Championship, beating Stephen Lee, Alan McManus, Gary Wilkinson and Andy Hicks at the Crucible before losing 18-9 to Stephen Hendry.
1996: Wins his only ranking title at the British Open in Plymouth, beating John Higgins 9-8 by taking a dramatic deciding frame in which he was 69-0 down. Semi-finalist at the Crucible. Climbs to number five in the world.
1997: Edges out Alan McManus 9-8 in the final of the Scottish Masters.
2011: Wins the inaugural Shoot Out in Blackpool, his first professional title in 14 years, beating Robert Milkins in the final.
2012: Wins the World Seniors Championship, beating Tony Chappel 2-0 in the final.
2016: Reaches the semi-finals of the Indian Open in Hyderabad before losing out to Kyren Wilson.
2017: Makes another ranking event semi-final at the Gibraltar Open.
2019: Reaches quarter-finals of the UK Championship at the age of 54, narrowly missing out on the semis after a 6-5 defeat to Mark Allen.