Stephen Hendry

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Stephen Hendry
Hendry at the 2011 Paul Hunter Classic
Born (1969-01-13) 13 Januar 1969 (age 54)
South Queensferry, Edinburgh, Scotland
Sport kintra Scotland
  • The Golden Boy[1]
  • The Ice Man[2]
  • The King of the Crucible[3]
Heichest rankin1 (April 1990–May 1998, May 2006–May 2007)
Current rankin99 (as o 2021-12-20[needs update])
Career winnins£8.97 million[4]
Heichest break147: (11 times)
Century braks775[5]
Toornament wins
Warld Champion

Stephen Gordon Hendry MBE (born 13 Januar 1969) is a Scottish ae-time Scots perfaisional snooker player an current commentator faer the BBC an ITV. Ane o the maist weel-daein players i the modren era o snooker, he is best kent faer dominatin the sport in the 1990s, when he wan the Warld Championship a record seiven times.

Awards[eedit | eedit soorce]

Awaird Year
Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) 1993[6]
BBC Scotland Sports Personality of the Year 1987, 1996
WPBSA Player of the Year 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1995, 1996
WPBSA Young Player of the Year 1988
WPBSA Performance of the Year 1995

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Stephen 'The Golden Boy' Hendry". WSC Real (in Inglis). 2009. Archived frae the original on 9 Januar 2010. Retrieved 3 Mey 2012. Unknown parameter |dead-url= ignored (help) Archived 2010-01-09 at the Wayback Machine
  2. "Round-up: Walden waltzes into quarters" (in Inglis). Eurosport AU. 25 September 2010. Archived frae the original on 24 Apryle 2011. Retrieved 24 Apryle 2011. Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (help)
  3. Hafez, Shamoon (1 Mey 2012). "World Snooker Championship 2012: Stephen Maguire into semis". BBC Sport (in Inglis). Archived frae the original on 5 Julie 2012. Retrieved 5 Julie 2012. Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (help)
  4. "The Greatest". World Snooker (in Inglis). World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 2 Mey 2012. Retrieved 7 Februar 2015.
  5. "Stephen Hendry retires after World Snooker Championship defeat". BBC Sport (in Inglis). Retrieved 17 Julie 2013.
  6. "No. 53332". The London Gazette (Supplement). 11 Juin 1993. p. 17.

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