Michael Holt

  • Title

  • Nationality

    English
  • Turned Pro

    1996
  • Highest Tournament Break

    144
  • Location

    Nottingham
  • D.O.B

    07 August 1978
  • Money List Earnings

    £145,000
  • Nickname

    The Hitman

Best ranking performance: Runner-up, 2016 Riga Masters and 2019 Shoot Out

Career highlights:

1999: Reaches the quarter-finals of the UK Championship at the age of just 21.
2005: Reaches the last 16 of the World Championship, beating Paul Hunter before losing to Steve Davis.
2010: Wins his first pro title at a Players Tour Championship event in the Czech Republic, the Prague Classic, beating John Higgins 4-3 in the final.
2011: Wins another PTC event thanks to a 4-2 final victory over Dominic Dale.
2013: Reaches the semi-finals of the Shanghai Masters, knocking out Judd Trump, before losing to Xiao Guodong.
2014: Reaches his highest ranking of 20th.
2016: His first appearance in a full ranking event final comes at the Riga Masters in Latvia, but he loses 5-2 to Neil Robertson. Earlier in the year he beats Robertson 10-6 in the last 32 of the World Championship before going out in the last 16 at the Crucible against Mark Williams.
2019: Reaches his second ranking final at the Shoot Out in Watford, but denied the title by Thepchaiya Un-Nooh.

2018/19 Results

2019 World Championship Last 80

2019 China Open Last 32

2019 Gibraltar Open Last 128

2019 Indian Open Last 64

2019 Shoot Out Runner-up

2019 Welsh Open Last 128

2019 German Masters Last 128

2018 Scottish Open Last 64

2018 UK Championship Last 64

2018 Northern Ireland Open Last 32

2018 International Championship Last 32

2018 English Open Last 128

2018 European Masters Last 128

2018 China Championship Last 128

2018 Yushan World Open Last 32

2018 Riga Masters Last 32

2017/18 Results

2018 World Championship Last 48

2018 China Open Last 32

2018 Welsh Open Last 64

2018 Shoot Out Last 64

2018 German Masters Last 128

2017 Scottish Open Last 32

2017 UK Championship Last 64

2017 Northern Ireland Open Last 32

2017 Shanghai Masters Last 64

2017 International Championship Last 64

2017 English Open Last 128

2017 European Masters Last 64

2017 Yushan World Open Last 32

2017 Indian Open Last 16

2017 Paul Hunter Classic Last 128

2017 China Championship Last 64

2017 Riga Masters Last 128

2016/17 Results

2017 World Championship Last 48

2017 China Open Last 32

2017 Gibraltar Open Last 64

2017 Shoot Out Last 64

2017 Welsh Open Last 128

2017 World Grand Prix Last 32

2017 German Masters Last 16

2016 Scottish Open Last 64

2016 UK Championship Last 64

2016 Northern Ireland Open Last 64

2016 China Championship Quarter-final

2016 International Championship Quarter-final

2016 English Open Last 128

2016 European Masters Last 32

2016 Shanghai Masters Quarter-final

2016 Six Red World Championship Quarter-final

2016 Paul Hunter Classic Last 32

2016 World Open Last 32

2016 Indian Open Last 128

2016 Riga Masters Runner-up