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Stephen Maguire

  • Title

    Six ranking titles
  • Nationality

  • Turned Pro

  • Highest Tournament Break

    147 - three times
  • Location

    Milton, Glasgow
  • D.O.B

    13 March 1981
  • Money List Earnings

  • Nickname

    On Fire

Ranking titles: Six
Triple Crown wins: One (UK Championship 2004)

Career highlights

2004: Wins his first ranking title by beating Jimmy White in the final of the European Open. Goes on to win the UK Championship with a brilliant display, thrashing David Gray 10-1 in the final.
2007: Reaches the semi-finals at the Crucible and leads John Higgins 14-10, only to lose 17-15. Wins the Northern Ireland Open.
2008: Beats Shaun Murphy 10-9 in a dramatic China Open final and climbs to number two in the world.
2012: Makes the last four in Sheffield for the second time but is denied a place in the final by Ali Carter.
2013: Wins his fifth ranking title with a 9-8 defeat of Stuart Bingham in the final of the Welsh Open.
2014: Wins the Lisbon Open European Tour event and the Six Red World Championship.
2017: Runner-up at the Riga Masters.
2019: Wins the World Cup for Scotland alongside John Higgins, beating China B 4-0 in the final in Wuxi. Wins the Six Red World Championship in Thailand, beating Higgins 8-6 in the final.
2020: Enjoys a career-high pay day of £260,000 by winning the Coral Tour Championship in Milton Keynes, beating Mark Allen 10-6 in the final, having knocked out Neil Robertson and Judd Trump. Victory also gives Maguire the Coral Cup, awarded to the player winning the most money across the three Coral events. It’s his sixth ranking title and first for seven years.
2022: Reaches the quarter-finals of the World Championship, winning five matches in the event before losing to Ronnie O’Sullivan.