Lisowski Riding High On Shanghai Form

Dominic Dale

  • Title

    2 Ranking Titles
  • Nationality

    Welsh
  • Turned Pro

    1992
  • Highest Tournament Break

    145
  • Location

    Stroud, Gloucestershire
  • D.O.B

    29 December 1971
  • Money List Earnings

    £116,850
  • Nickname

    The Spaceman

2017/18 ResultsDominic Dale

2017 China Championship Last 128

2017 Riga Masters Last 128

  • 2 ranking event wins: 1997 Grand Prix, 2007 Shanghai Masters
  • The Spaceman reached the semi-final stage of the 2016 Paul Hunter Classic. He beat the likes of Yan Bingtao and Jimmy White to reach the last four where he was beaten by eventual winner Mark Selby.
  • Dale’s best run of the 2015/16 season saw him reach the last eight of the Gibraltar Open. He secured back to back 4-3 victories over Tian Pengfei and Kyren Wilson, before losing out to Marco Fu 4-1 at the quarter-final stage.
  • The Welshman also secured a fantastic 4-3 win over compatriot Mark Williams at the 2016 Players Championship Grand Finals. He was then defeated by Shaun Murphy in the last 16.
  • In 2014 Dale claimed the £32,000 top prize by winning the Shoot-Out in Blackpool. He beat the likes of Barry Hawkins and Mark Allen to reach the final before seeing off Stuart Bingham to secure the trophy.
  • In the same year he reached the quarter-finals of the World Championship for the second time in his career, beating Mark Davis and Michael Wasley before going out against Barry Hawkins who held off a magnificent comeback from Dale, where he pulled within one frame at 12-11 having been previously 11-5 down.
  • Dale secured his second ranking title victory with a sensational win at the 2007 Shanghai Masters, beating the likes of Ken Doherty and Mark Selby to reach the final where he came back from 6-2 down to beat practice partner Ryan Day 10-6.
  • He caused a major upset winning the 1997 Grand Prix in Bournemouth, defeating John Higgins 9-6 in the final.
  • Known for his colourful personality, Dale collects rare snooker memorabilia and is a trained operatic singer.

2016/17 Results

2017 World Championship Last 48

2017 China Open Last 128

2017 Gibraltar Open Last 128

2017 Shoot Out Last 32

2017 Welsh Open Last 32

2017 World Grand Prix Last 32

2017 German Masters Last 32

2016 Scottish Open Last 16

2016 UK Championship Last 32

2016 Northern Ireland Open Last 16

2016 International Championship Last 32

2016 English Open Last 128

2016 European Masters Last 32

2016 Shanghai Masters Last 64

2016 Six Red World Championship Last 16

2016 Paul Hunter Classic Semi-Final

2016 World Open Last 128

2016 Indian Open Last 16

2016 Riga Masters Last 128