Rocket Reaches 46th Ranking Final

Ali Carter

  • Title

    4 Ranking Titles
  • Nationality

  • Turned Pro

  • Highest Tournament Break

    147 - World Snooker Championship 2008
  • Location

    Chelmsford, Essex
  • D.O.B

    25 July 1979
  • Money List Earnings

  • Nickname

    The Captain

2017/18 Results

2018 German Masters Last 128

2018 Masters Last 16

2017 Scottish Open Last 64

2017 UK Championship Last 128

2017 Northern Ireland Open Last 64

2017 Shanghai Masters Last 32

2017 International Championship Quarter-final

2017 English Open Last 64

2017 European Masters Last 128

2017 Indian Open Last 128

2017 China Championship Semi-final

2017 World Games Silver Medal

  • 4 Ranking event wins: 2009 Welsh Open, 2010 Shanghai Masters, 2013 German Masters, 2016 World Open
  • Carter won his fourth ranking event title at the 2016 World Open. His run to the final included a 5-0 whitewash of four-time World Champion John Higgins. He defeated Joe Perry 10-8 in the final. He went on to reach the German Masters final in Berlin, but was unable to lift the title for a second time, losing out 9-6 to Anthony Hamilton in the final.
  • 2015/16 was Carter’s first season back after his second bout of cancer. He fittingly returned to the winner’s podium at the 2015 Paul Hunter Classic, the event named after the snooker star who died of Cancer in 2006. Carter beat the likes of Aditya Mehta, Mark Williams and Michael Holt to reach the final where he defeated 2005 world champion Shaun Murphy.
  • Having successfully beaten testicular cancer in 2013, he received the devastating news in May 2014 that he had Lung cancer. However, after once again showing incredible determination, he came through several months of treatment including chemotherapy. Carter has also suffered from Crohns disease since 2003.
  • He enjoyed one of the sweetest moments in his career in January 2013 when he won the German Masters in Berlin. He came from 5-3 down to beat Marco Fu 9-6 in the final and win his third ranking title.
  • In 2012 he reached the final of the World Championship for a second time. At the Crucible he knocked out Mark Davis, Judd Trump, Jamie Jones and Stephen Maguire. He went out 18-11 to Ronnie O’Sullivan.
  • In 2010 Carter won the Shanghai Masters, beating the likes of Matthew Stevens and Mark Selby before battling to a 10-7 victory over Jamie Burnett in the final.
  • The 2008 World Championship saw Carter reach his first ranking final and make his first competitive 147 break. He beat the likes of Shaun Murphy and Joe Perry on his way to the final, but succumbed to an 18-8 defeat against Ronnie O’Sullivan.

2016/17 Results

2017 World Championship Last 32

2017 China Open Last 32

2017 Players Championship Semi-final

2017 Welsh Open Last 32

2017 World Grand Prix Last 16

2017 German Masters Runner-up

2017 Masters Last 16

2016 Scottish Open Last 64

2016 UK Championship Last 32

2016 Champion of Champions Last 16

2016 China Championship Quarter-final

2016 International Championship Last 16

2016 English Open Last 32

2016 European Masters Last 32

2016 Shanghai Masters Quarter-final

2016 Paul Hunter Classic Last 32

2016 World Open Winner

2016 Indian Open Last 128

2016 Riga Masters Last 16