Shaun Murphy

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Shaun Murphy
Shaun Murphy PHC 2015-3.jpg
Paul Hunter Classic 2015
Born (1982-08-10) 10 August 1982 (age 38)
Harlow, England
Sport kintra Ingland
NicknameThe Magician
Professional1998/1999, 2001–
Heichest rankin3 (3 years)
Current rankin10 (as o 27 June 2020[needs update])
Career winnins£3,757,262
Heichest break147 (5 times)
Century braks504
Toornament wins
Rankin8
Minor-rankin4
Non-rankin11
Warld Champion2005

Shaun Peter Murphy[1] (born 10 August 1982) is an Inglis professional snooker player, who won the 2005 Warld Championship. Nicknamed "The Magician", Murphy is noted for his straigh cue action an his lang potting.

Career feenals[eedit | eedit soorce]

rankin feenals: 20 (8 titles, 12 runners-up)[eedit | eedit soorce]

Legend
Warld Championship (1–2)
UK Championship (1–2)
Ither (6–8)
Outcome No. Year Championship Opponent in the feenal Score Ref.
Winner 1. 2005 Warld Snooker Championship Wales Stevens, MatthewMatthew Stevens 18–16 [2]
Runner-up 1. 2006 Welsh Open Ingland Lee, StephenStephen Lee 4–9 [3]
Winner 2. 2007 Malta Cup Wales Day, RyanRyan Day 9–4 [4]
Runner-up 2. 2008 China Open Scotland Maguire, StephenStephen Maguire 9–10 [5]
Winner 3. 2008 UK Championship Hong Kong Fu, MarcoMarco Fu 10–9 [6]
Runner-up 3. 2009 Warld Snooker Championship Scotland Higgins, JohnJohn Higgins 9–18 [2]
Winner 4. 2011 Players Tour Championship Grand Feenals Ingland Gould, MartinMartin Gould 4–0 [7]
Runner-up 4. 2012 UK Championship Ingland Selby, MarkMark Selby 6–10 [8]
Winner 5. 2014 Warld Open Ingland Selby, MarkMark Selby 10–6 [9]
Runner-up 5. 2015 German Masters Ingland Selby, MarkMark Selby 7–9 [10]
Runner-up 6. 2015 Warld Snooker Championship (2) Ingland Bingham, StuartStuart Bingham 15–18 [11]
Winner 6. 2016 Warld Grand Prix Ingland Bingham, StuartStuart Bingham 10–9 [12]
Winner 7. 2017 Gibraltar Open Ingland Trump, JuddJudd Trump 4–2 [13]
Runner-up 7. 2017 China Championship Belgium Brecel, LucaLuca Brecel 5–10 [14]
Runner-up 8. 2017 Paul Hunter Classic Wales White, MichaelMichael White 2–4 [15]
Runner-up 9. 2017 UK Championship (2) Ingland O'Sullivan, RonnieRonnie O'Sullivan 5–10 [16]
Runner-up 10. 2018 Players Championship Ingland O'Sullivan, RonnieRonnie O'Sullivan 4–10 [17]
Runner-up 11. 2018 Scottish Open Northren Ireland Allen, MarkMark Allen 7–9 [18]
Runner-up 12. 2019 International Championship Ingland Trump, JuddJudd Trump 3–10 [19]
Winner 8. 2019 China Championship Wales Williams, MarkMark Williams 10–9 [20]

Minor-rankin feenals: 6 (4 titles, 2 runners-up)[eedit | eedit soorce]

Outcome No. Year Championship Opponent in the feenal Score Ref.
Winner 1. 2010 Brugge Open Ingland Couch, MatthewMatthew Couch 4–2 [7]
Runner-up 1. 2010 Ruhr Championship Scotland Higgins, JohnJohn Higgins 2–4 [7]
Winner 2. 2014 Gdynia Open Republic o Ireland O'Brien, FergalFergal O'Brien 4–1 [21]
Winner 3. 2014 Bulgarian Open Ingland Gould, MartinMartin Gould 4–2 [22]
Winner 4. 2014 Ruhr Open Ingland Milkins, RobertRobert Milkins 4–0 [23]
Runner-up 2. 2015 Paul Hunter Classic Ingland Carter, AliAli Carter 3–4 [24]

Non-rankin feenals: 21 (11 titles, 10 runners-up)[eedit | eedit soorce]

Legend
The Masters (1–1)
Champion of Champions (1–0)
Premier League (1–1)
Ither (8–8)
Outcome No. Year Championship Opponent in the feenal Score Ref.
Runner-up 1. 1998 UK Tour – Event 4 Northren Ireland Wallace, PatrickPatrick Wallace 4–6 [25]
Winner 1. 2000 Benson & Hedges Championship Ingland Bingham, StuartStuart Bingham 9–7 [26]
Winner 2. 2001 Challenge Tour – Event 3 Ingland Norman, AndrewAndrew Norman 6–3 [25]
Winner 3. 2001 Challenge Tour – Event 4 Ingland Simmonds, LukeLuke Simmonds 6–2 [25]
Runner-up 2. 2001 WPBSA Open Tour – Event 1 Ingland Gray, MarkMark Gray 2–5 [27]
Runner-up 3. 2005 Pot Black Wales Stevens, MatthewMatthew Stevens 0–1 [28]
Runner-up 4. 2007 Pot Black (2) Republic o Ireland Doherty, KenKen Doherty 0–1 [28]
Winner 4. 2008 Malta Cup Republic o Ireland Doherty, KenKen Doherty 9–3 [4]
Runner-up 5. 2008 Warld Series of Snooker Berlin Scotland Dott, GraemeGraeme Dott 1–6 [29]
Winner 5. 2009 Premier League Ingland O'Sullivan, RonnieRonnie O'Sullivan 7–3 [30]
Winner 6. 2009 Warld Series of Snooker Grand Feenal Scotland Higgins, JohnJohn Higgins 6–2 [31]
Winner 7. 2009 Warld Series of Snooker Killarney Ingland White, JimmyJimmy White 5–1 [32]
Winner 8. 2010 Wuxi Classic Fowkrepublic o Cheenae Ding Junhui 9–8 [5]
Runner-up 6. 2010 Premier League Ingland O'Sullivan, RonnieRonnie O'Sullivan 1–7 [30]
Runner-up 7. 2011 Championship League Wales Stevens, MatthewMatthew Stevens 1–3 [30]
Winner 9. 2011 Brazil Masters Scotland Dott, GraemeGraeme Dott 5–0 [33]
Runner-up 8. 2012 The Masters Australie Robertson, NeilNeil Robertson 6–10 [34]
Runner-up 9. 2014 General Cup Ingland Carter, AliAli Carter 6–7 [35]
Winner 10. 2015 The Masters Australie Robertson, NeilNeil Robertson 10–2 [36]
Winner 11. 2017 Champion of Champions Ingland O'Sullivan, RonnieRonnie O'Sullivan 10–8 [37]
Runner-up 10. 2019 Shanghai Masters Ingland O'Sullivan, RonnieRonnie O'Sullivan 9–11

Pro-am feenals: 2 (2 titles)[eedit | eedit soorce]

Outcome No. Year Championship Opponent in the feenal Score
Winner 1. 2008 Paul Hunter Classic Ingland Selby, MarkMark Selby 4–0
Winner 2. 2009 Paul Hunter Classic (2) Ingland White, JimmyJimmy White 4–0

Variant feenals: 1 (1 runner-up)[eedit | eedit soorce]

Outcome No. Year Championship Opponent in the feenal Score Ref.
Runner-up 1. 2012 Six-red Warld Championship Ingland Davis, MarkMark Davis 4–8 [38]

Amateur feenals: 1 (1 title)[eedit | eedit soorce]

Outcome No. Year Championship Opponent in the feenal Score Ref.
Winner 1. 2000 Inglis Open Ingland Brian Salmon 8–1 [39]

Maximum braks[eedit | eedit soorce]

No. Year Championship Opponent Ref.
1. 2001 Benson & Hedges Championship Ingland Rosa, AdrianAdrian Rosa [40]
2. 2014 Championship League Ingland Davis, MarkMark Davis [40]
3. 2014 Gdynia Open Wales Jones, JamieJamie Jones [40]
4. 2014 Ruhr Open Ingland Milkins, RobertRobert Milkins [40]
5. 2016 European Masters Ingland Taylor, AllanAllan Taylor [40]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

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  9. "Haikou Warld Open 2014 draw & results" (PDF). Warld Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 16 Mairch 2014. Archived frae the original (PDF) on 16 Mairch 2014. Retrieved 16 Mairch 2014.
  10. "Selby Takes German Glory". Warldsnooker.com. Warld Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 8 Februar 2015. Retrieved 8 Februar 2015.
  11. "Warld Snooker Championship: Bingham beats Murphy 18–15". bbc.co.uk/sport. BBC Sport. 4 Mey 2015. Retrieved 6 Mey 2015.
  12. "Warld Grand Prix: Shaun Murphy beats Stuart Bingham". BBC Sport. 13 Mairch 2016. Retrieved 13 Mairch 2016.
  13. "Gibraltar Open 2017: Murphy beats Trump in feenal". 5 Mairch 2017. Retrieved 6 Mairch 2017.
  14. "China Championship: Luca Brecel beats Shaun Murphy for first rankin title". 22 August 2017. Retrieved 10 December 2017.
  15. "Paul Hunter Classic 2017: Michael White beats Shaun Murphy in feenal". 27 August 2017. Retrieved 10 December 2017.
  16. "UK Championship: Ronnie O'Sullivan beats Shaun Murphy in feenal". 10 December 2017. Retrieved 11 December 2017.
  17. "O'Sullivan Beats Murphy To Equal Titles Record". Warldsnooker.com. Warld Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 25 Mairch 2018. Retrieved 25 Mairch 2018.
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  22. "Murphy Storms To Bulgaria Title". Warldsnooker.com. Warld Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 5 October 2014. Retrieved 11 October 2014.
  23. "Murphy Wins in Mulheim – And Makes 147". Warldsnooker.com. Warld Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 23 November 2014. Retrieved 23 November 2014.
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  31. "Snooker: Murphy wins in Algarve". Record (in Portuguese). Lisbon: Cofina. 10 Mey 2009. Archived frae the original on 12 Apryle 2015. Retrieved 6 Apryle 2015.
  32. "Shaun Murphy Crowned 2009 Sportingbet.com Champion". RB All Sports. Retrieved 6 Apryle 2015.
  33. "Brazil Masters (2011)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 1 August 2011.
  34. "Masters (2012)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 28 October 2011.
  35. "General Cup (2014)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 18 October 2014.
  36. "Masters 2015 final: Shaun Murphy thrashes Neil Robertson". BBC Sport. 18 Januar 2015. Retrieved 19 Januar 2015.
  37. "Champion of Champions: Shaun Murphy beats Ronnie O'Sullivan in feenal". BBC Sport. 12 November 2017. Retrieved 5 Februar 2018.
  38. "SangSom 6 Red Warld Championship (2012)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 27 Juin 2012.
  39. "Other Tournaments Until 2020". bgsnooker.com. Retrieved 3 Januar 2018.
  40. a b c d e "Official 147s". Warld Snooker. Retrieved 27 Julie 2018.

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