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Shaun Murphy

  • Title

    2005 World Champion
  • Nationality

    English
  • Turned Pro

    1998
  • Highest Tournament Break

    147 five times
  • Location

    Ireland
  • D.O.B

    10 August 1982
  • Money List Earnings

    £506,500
  • Nickname

    The Magician

Ranking titles: Eight
Triple Crown wins: Three (one World Championship, one UK Championship, one Masters)

Career highlights

2002: Makes his Crucible debut, losing to Stephen Hendry
2005: Wins the World Championship as a 125/1 outsider, becoming the first qualifier since Terry Griffiths to lift the trophy. Beats the likes of John Higgins, Steve Davis and Peter Ebdon to reach the final then seals his glory with an 18-16 final victory over Matthew Stevens. At the age of 22, becomes the youngest Crucible king since Stephen Hendry in 1990.
2007: Wins the Malta Cup
2008: Becomes UK Champion with a thrilling 10-9 victory over Marco Fu
2009: Reaches his second Crucible final, but loses 18-9 to John Higgins
2011: Wins the Players Tour Championship Grand Final
2014: Wins fifth ranking title at the World Open, and becomes the first player to make three 147s in a calendar year
2015: Completes snooker’s Triple Crown by winning the Masters at Alexandra Palace, thrashing Neil Robertson 10-2 in the final. Loses 18-15 to Stuart Bingham in the World Championship final.
2016: Wins the World Grand Prix, edging out Stuart Bingham 10-9.
2017: Claims a seventh ranking title victory at the Gibraltar Open and wins the invitational Champion of Champions. Runner-up at the UK Championship.
2018: Runner-up at the Players Championship and Scottish Open.
2019: Becomes the second player to whitewash an opponent at the Crucible by beating Luo Honghao 10-0 in the first round. Wins his eighth ranking title and first for 30 months, beating Mark Williams 10-9 in an epic China Championship final.

2018/19 Results

2019 World Championship Second round

2019 China Open Last 128

2019 Gibraltar Open Last 32

2019 Indian Open Last 32

2019 Shoot Out Last 64

2019 Welsh Open Last 64

2019 World Grand Prix Last 32

2019 German Masters Last 32

2019 Masters Last 16

2018 Scottish Open Runner-up

2018 UK Championship Last 128

2018 Northern Ireland Open Last 128

2018 Champion of Champions Semi-final

2018 International Championship Last 128

2018 English Open Last 32

2018 European Masters Last 128

2018 China Championship Last 16

2018 Paul Hunter Classic Last 128

2018 Yushan World Open Last 128

2018 Riga Masters Last 32

2017/18 Results

2018 World Championship Last 32

2018 China Open Last 64

2018 Players Championship Runner-up

2018 Welsh Open Last 128

2018 World Grand Prix Quarter-final

2018 Shoot Out Last 128

2018 German Masters Semi-final

2018 Masters Quarter-final

2017 Scottish Open Last 128

2017 UK Championship Runner-up

2017 Northern Ireland Open Last 128

2017 Shanghai Masters Last 128

2017 Champion of Champions Winner

2017 International Championship Last 16

2017 English Open Last 16

2017 European Masters Last 128

2017 Yushan World Open Last 64

2017 Indian Open Last 16

2017 Paul Hunter Classic Runner-up

2017 China Championship Runner-up

2017 Hong Kong Masters Quarter-final

2017 Riga Masters Last 128

2016/17 Results

2017 World Championship Last 16

2017 China Open Quarter-final

2017 Players Championship Last 16

2017 Gibraltar Open Winner

2017 Shoot Out Semi-final

2017 Welsh Open Last 64

2017 World Grand Prix Quarter-final

2017 German Masters Last 64

2017 Masters Last 16

2016 Scottish Open Last 64

2016 UK Championship Semi-final

2016 Northern Ireland Open Last 128

2016 Champion of Champions Last 16

2016 China Championship Semi-final

2016 International Championship Quarter-final

2016 English Open Last 64

2016 European Masters Last 32

2016 Shanghai Masters Last 32

2016 World Open Quarter-final

2016 Indian Open Semi-final