Betway UK Championship Semi-final Highlights

Matthew Stevens

  • Title

    2003 UK Champion
  • Nationality

    Welsh
  • Turned Pro

    1994
  • Highest Tournament Break

    147
  • Location

    Carmarthen, Dyfed
  • D.O.B

    11 September 1977
  • Money List Earnings

    £131,250
  • Nickname

    The Welsh Dragon

Ranking titles: One
Triple Crown wins: Two (one UK Championship, one Masters)

Career highlights

1998: Reaches his first ranking final at the UK Championship, denied the title by John Higgins.
1999: Wins the Regal Masters invitation event.
2000: Reaches the World Championship final and leads Mark Williams 13-7 at the Crucible, only to lose 18-16. Wins the Masters, beating Ken Doherty 10-8 in an exciting final.
2003: Wins his first and only ranking title at the UK Championship in York, scoring a 10-8 final success over Stephen Hendry.
2005: Reaches his second Crucible final and leads Shaun Murphy 10-6 overnight, but again has to settle for the runner-up prize after an 18-16 reverse. Climbs to number four in the world. Wins the Northern Ireland Trophy invitation event.
2011: Wins the Championship League.
2013: Reaches his eighth ranking event final at the Haikou World Open, despite having to play his first two matches with a borrowed cue. Beats Neil Robertson, Shaun Murphy and Judd Trump before losing to Mark Allen.
2015: Qualifies for the Crucible and beats Mark Williams before losing to Ronnie O’Sullivan.
2018: Semi-finalist at the International Championship.

2018/19 Results

2019 World Championship Last 48

2019 China Open Last 128

2019 Shoot Out Last 128

2019 Welsh Open Last 128

2019 World Grand Prix Last 32

2019 German Masters Last 32

2018 Scottish Open Last 16

2018 UK Championship Last 64

2018 Northern Ireland Open Last 32

2018 International Championship Semi-final

2018 English Open Last 32

2018 European Masters Last 128

2018 China Championship Last 128

2018 World Open Last 64

2018 Riga Masters Last 128

2017/18 Results

2018 World Championship Last 32

2018 China Open Last 64

2018 Gibraltar Open Last 64

2018 Welsh Open Last 16

2018 Shoot Out Last 32

2017 German Masters Last 64

2017 Scottish Open Last 128

2017 UK Championship Last 128

2017 Northern Ireland Open Last 64

2017 Shanghai Masters Last 64

2017 International Championship Last 128

2017 English Open Last 32

2017 European Masters Last 128

2017 Yushan World Open Last 64

2017 Indian Open Last 128

2017 Paul Hunter Classic Last 32

2017 China Championship Last 16

2017 Riga Masters Last 64

2016/17 Results

2017 World Championship Last 144

2017 China Open Last 32

2017 Gibraltar Open Last 128

2017 Shoot Out Last 128

2017 Welsh Open Last 128

2017 German Masters Last 64

2016 Scottish Open Last 64

2016 UK Championship Last 16

2016 Northern Ireland Open Last 128

2016 International Championship Last 32

2016 English Open Last 128

2016 European Masters Last 64

2016 Shanghai Masters Last 48

2016 Paul Hunter Classic Last 64

2016 World Open Last 64

2016 Indian Open Last 32

2016 Riga Masters Last 16