Ranking titles: Six Triple Crown wins: One (World Championship 2015)
2000: Makes his World Championship debut and beats Stephen Hendry 10-7 in one of the all-time Crucible shocks.
2005: Reaches the UK Championship quarter-finals, defeating Matthew Stevens 9-3 along the way.
2011: Wins his first ranking title, beating Mark Williams 9-8 in the final of the Australian Open.
2012: Captures the Premier League title, thrashing Judd Trump 7-2 in the final.
2013: Reaches his first Crucible quarter-final, before losing to Ronnie O’Sullivan.
2014: Wins his second ranking title by defeating Mark Allen 10-3 in the final of the Shanghai Masters.
2015: Enjoys the best moment of his career, winning the World Championship. Knocks out the likes of Ronnie O’Sullivan and Judd Trump to reach the final then beats Shaun Murphy 18-15 in a Crucible classic, making 17 breaks over 50.
2017: Ends a barren spell of 21 months without a title at the Welsh Open in Cardiff, defeating Judd Trump 9-8 in the final.
2018: Wins his fifth ranking title at the English Open, beating Mark Davis 9-7. Reaches the semi-finals of the UK Championship.
2019: Ranking title number six arrives at the Gibraltar Open as he beats Ryan Day 4-1. Makes his fifth official 147 at the China Open.