Betway UK Championship Semi-final Highlights

Mark Allen

  • Title

    Five ranking titles
  • Nationality

    Northern Irish
  • Turned Pro

    2005
  • Highest Tournament Break

    147
  • Location

    Antrim
  • D.O.B

    22 February 1986
  • Money List Earnings

    £612,500
  • Nickname

    The Pistol

Ranking titles: Five
Triple Crown wins: One (2018 Masters)

Career highlights

2004: Wins World Amateur title
2009: Reaches the semi-finals at the Crucible, knocking out defending champion Ronnie O’Sullivan, before losing 17-13 to John Higgins
2011: Gets to the final of a ranking event for the first time at the UK Championship, but loses 10-8 to Judd Trump
2012: Wins first ranking title at the World Open in China, beating Stephen Lee 10-1
2013: Retains the World Open thanks to a 10-4 defeat of Matthew Stevens in the final
2014: Reaches four consecutive finals and wins the Paul Hunter Classic
2016: Wins his first-ever ranking title on UK soil at the Players Championship and makes his first professional 147 break at the UK Championship
2018: Claims maiden Triple Crown title at the Masters in London, defeating Kyren Wilson 10-7 in the final. Wins the International Championship in China, beating Neil Robertson 10-5 in the final. Captures his fifth ranking title at the Scottish Open with a 9-7 defeat of Shaun Murphy. Runner-up at the UK Championship.

2018/19 Results

2019 World Championship First round

2019 Tour Championship Semi-finals

2019 Players Championship Semi-finals

2019 Welsh Open Last 32

2019 World Grand Prix Last 16

2019 Masters Last 16

2018 Scottish Open Winner

2018 UK Championship Runner-up

2018 Northern Ireland Open Last 128

2018 International Championship Winner

2018 Champion of Champions Semi-final

2018 English Open Last 64

2018 European Masters Quarter-final

2018 China Championship Last 32

2018 Shanghai Masters Last 16

2018 Yushan World Open Last 32

2018 Riga Masters Last 16

2017/18 Results

2018 World Championship Quarter-final

2018 China Open Last 16

2018 Players Championship Last 16

2018 Romanian Masters Last 16

2018 Welsh Open Last 32

2018  World Grand Prix Last 32

2018 Shoot Out Last 128

2018 German Masters Last 32

2018 Masters Winner

2017 Scottish Open Last 128

2017 UK Championship Last 16

2017 Northern Ireland Open Last 64

2017 Shanghai Masters Last 16

2017 International Championship Runner-up

2017 English Open Last 64

2017 European Masters Quarter-final

2017 Yushan World Open Semi-final

2017 Indian Open Last 16

2017 China Championship Last 64

2017 Riga Masters Last 128

2016/17 Results

2017 World Championship Last 16

2017 Gibraltar Open Last 16

2017 Shoot Out Last 128

2017 Welsh Open Last 32

2017 World Grand Prix Last 16

2017 German Masters Last 32

2017 Masters Quarter-final

2016 Scottish Open Last 16

2016 UK Championship Last 16

2016 Northern Ireland Open Quarter-final

2016 Champion of Champions Semi-final

2016 China Championship Semi-final

2016 International Championship Last 128

2016 English Open Last 32

2016 European Masters Last 16

2016 Shanghai Masters Last 16

2016 Paul Hunter Classic Last 16

2016 Riga Masters Last 128