Steve Davis

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Steve Davis
Davis at the 2012 German Masters
Born (1957-08-22) 22 August 1957 (age 66)
Plumstead, Lunnon, Ingland
Sport kintra Ingland
  • The Nugget
  • Interesting
  • Ginger Magician
  • Romford Robot
  • Mister Black
  • Romford Slim
Heichest rankin1 (1983/841989/90)
Career winnins£5.5 million[1][2]
Heichest break147:
1982 Classic
Century braks355[1][2]
Toornament wins

Steve Davis, OBE (born 22 August 1957) is ae Inglis reteert professional snooker player frae Plumstead, Lunnon. He dominat the sport durin the 1980s, whan he raxt aicht Warld Snooker Championship finals in nine year, won sax warld titles, an held the warld number ane rankin for seiven consecutive saesons. He is kent for the 1985 warld Championship final agin Dennis Taylor anaw, whilk wis decidit on the final black baw.

Davis won a tot o 28 rankin events, placin him fowert on the aw-time leet. In addition tae his sax warld titles, he won the Masters three time an the UK Championship sax time, for a tot o 15 Triple Crown titles, ahint anly Ronnie O'Sullivan (19) an Stephen Hendry (18). Durin the 1987–88 saison, he became the first player tae win aw three Triple Crown events in ae saison, an remains ane o anly three players (alang wi Hendry an Mark Williams) tae achieve this. Davis wis named the BBC's Sports Personality o the Year in 1988, bein the anly snooker player tae win the awaird.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. a b "Steve Davis Retires From Snooker – warld Snooker". 17 Apryle 2016.
  2. a b Hafez, Shamoon (17 Apryle 2016). "Steve Davis: Snooker great retires after 38-year career". BBC. Retrieved 22 Apryle 2016.