Lisowski Riding High On Shanghai Form

Joe Perry

  • Title

    2015 Players Champion
  • Nationality

    English
  • Turned Pro

    1991
  • Highest Tournament Break

    145 - World Championship 2004
  • Location

    Chatteris, Cambridgeshire
  • D.O.B

    13 August 1974
  • Money List Earnings

    £181,700
  • Nickname

    The Gentleman

2017/18 ResultsPerry

2017 China Championship Last 64

2017 Riga Masters Quarter-final

  • 1 Ranking event win: 2015 Players Championship Grand Final
  • The Gentleman reached his first ever Triple Crown final at the 2017 Masters. He recorded stunning 6-1 defeats of 2015 World Champion Stuart Bingham and 12-time ranking winner Ding Junhui to reach the last four stage. He then faced Barry Hawkins and trailed 5-2  before mounting a brilliant fightback to win 6-5. Perry took on Ronnie O’Sullivan in the final and succumbed to a 10-7 defeat.
  • Perry had a strong 2015/16 campaign, making the semi-finals of four ranking events. He beat Barry Hawkins, Kyren Wilson and Ali Carter on a run to the last four of the World Grand Prix in Llandudno, before being eliminated by a narrow 6-5 defeat against Stuart Bingham.
  • He enjoyed further success in Wales with a great run to the Semis at the 2016 Welsh Open in Cardiff. After a great win over Judd Trump in the last 16,a 5-1 defeat of Ben Woolaston saw Perry to reach the last four. His run was halted by a 6-3 loss against Ronnie O’Sullivan.
  • Perry enjoyed a landmark year in 2015, winning the Players Championship in Thailand to secure his first ever ranking title. After beating the likes of Ding Junhui and Stuart Bingham to reach the final, he came from 3-0 down to beat Mark Williams 4-3 in a thrilling finish, to claim the £100,000 top prize.
  • Earlier in the season he just missed out on the Wuxi Classic title when he lost 10-9 to friend Neil Robertson in a dramatic final.
  • He won the 2013 Yixing Open Asian Tour event, beating Mark Selby 4-1 in the final in China.
  • In 2008, Perry reached the semi-finals of the World Championship by beating the likes of Graeme Dott and Stephen Maguire. Against Ali Carter he stood within two frames of victory at 15-15. But it was Carter who ultimately prevailed 17-15 to reach the final.
  • Perry reached the final of the European Open on the Mediterranean island of Malta in 2001. He knocked out several leading players, including Matthew Stevens and Mark Williams, however Stephen Hendry ran out a comfortable 9-2 winner in the final.
  • Perry, whose father is a London taxi driver, and often visits the Emirates to cheer on the Gunners. He studied A-level law during his schooldays and is a keen golfer.

2016/17 Results

2017 World Championship Last 80

2017 China Open Last 64

2017 Gibraltar Open Last 32

2017 Shoot Out Last 128

2017 Welsh Open Last 128

2017 World Grand Prix Quarter-final

2017 German Masters Last 64

2017 Masters Runner-up

2016 Scottish Open Last 32

2016 UK Championship Last 32

2016 Northern Ireland Open Last 32

2016 Champion of Champions Last 16

2016 China Championship Last 16

2016 International Championship Quarter-final

2016 European Masters Last 128

2016 Shanghai Masters Last 32

2016 Six Red World Championship Last 16

2016 Paul Hunter Classic Last 64

2016 World Open Final

2016 Riga Masters Last 64