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Rory McLeod

  • Title

  • Nationality

    Jamaican
  • Turned Pro

    1991
  • Highest Tournament Break

    147
  • Location

    Whitwick, Leicestershire
  • D.O.B

    26 March 1971
  • Money List Earnings

    -
  • Nickname

    The Highlander

Best ranking event performance: Last 16

Career highlights:

1991: Turns pro for the first time.

2009: Wins the qualifying tournament for the Masters, beating Andrew Higginson 6-1 in the final, to earn a debut at Wembley Arena, where he loses to Mark Williams.

2010: Makes his first official 147 at the Prague Open.

2011: Enjoys a brilliant run to the last 16 of the World Championship, beating Kyren Wilson and Mark Davis to qualify and then knocking out Ricky Walden at the Crucible. Eventually loses 13-7 to John Higgins. Climbs to number 32 in the world.

2015: The best moment of McLeod’s career so far as he wins the Ruhr Open European Tour event in Germany, beating Tian Pengfei 4-2 in the final.

2017: Registers a huge first round upset at the Crucible as he beats Judd Trump 10-8 to reach the last 16, where he loses to Stephen Maguire.

2020: Regains a place on the pro tour via Q School, beating Paul Davison 4-2 in the final round.

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