Davis at the 2012 German Masters
|Born||22 August 1957|
Plumstead, London, England
|Heichest rankin||1 (1983/84–1989/90)|
|Career winnins||£5.5 million|
|Heichest break||147: |
Steve Davis, OBE (born 22 August 1957) i an Inglis retired professional snooker player frae Plumstead, London. He dominat tha sport durin the 1980s, when he reached aicht Warld Snooker Championship finals in nine years, won sax warld titles, an held the warld number one rankin for seiven consecutive seasons. He i an aw kent for the 1985 warld Championship feenal against Dennis Taylor, which wis decidit on the feenal black ball.
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 times an the UK Championship sax times, for a tot o 15 Triple Crown titles, behind anly Ronnie O'Sullivan (19) an Stephen Hendry (18). During the 1987–88 saison, he became the first player tae win aw three Triple Crown events i a single saison, an remains one o anly three players (alang wi Hendry an Mark Williams) tae achieve this. . Davis wa namit the BBC's Sports Personality o the Year i 1988, he remains the anly snooker player iver tae win the award.
References[eedit | eedit soorce]
- "Steve Davis Retires From Snooker – warld Snooker". 17 April 2016.
- Hafez, Shamoon (17 April 2016). "Steve Davis: Snooker great retires after 38-year career". BBC. Retrieved 22 April 2016.