Mark Davis (snooker player)
|birthday||12th August 1972 (age 48)|
|Nickname (s)||Dark Mavis|
|Prize money||as of August 30, 2020|
|Highest break||147 (2 ×) ( Championship League 2017 (2 ×))|
|Century Breaks||(as of August 30, 2020)|
|Main tour successes|
|Ranking tournament victories||-|
|Minor tournament victories||-|
|Highest WRL place||12 (Jun. 2013, Mar. – May 2014)|
|39 (as of August 17, 2020)|
Mark Davis was able to qualify for the first time in 1994 for the snooker world championship, he lost in round one against Terry Griffiths . In 1995 he defeated Ken Doherty in the first round of the World Cup and was then eliminated by Peter Ebdon . In 1997 he qualified again for the World Cup and this time lost his first round match against Ken Doherty. In the late 1990s he almost lost his status as a Main Tour player . In 2001 he reached the quarter-finals of the Regal Scottish Open and thus secured himself to remain on the Main Tour. At the 2001 World Snooker Championships he lost his first round match against Stephen Hendry .
In 2002 his greatest success to date followed, winning the Benson & Hedges Championship and participating in the Benson & Hedges Masters . In 2007 he defeated Joe Perry 4: 3 in the final of the snooker.de German Open .
In 2008 he was able to qualify for the World Championship again after victories over Leo Fernandez (10: 9) and Gerard Greene (10: 2). However , he lost his first round game against Mark Williams 3:10. At the Northern Ireland Trophy 2008 he came with wins over Joe Swail and Ding Junhui in the round of 16, where he was eliminated by Ali Carter .
At the Paul Hunter Classic 2010 , Mark Davis reached the mark of 100 century breaks as the 35th player. A year later he reached the finals at the Paul Hunter Classic 2011 , where he was defeated by Mark Selby .
In the 2013/14 season , he won the 6-Red World Championship again in September , again with an 8: 4 in the final, this time against world number one Neil Robertson . Just a week later he won another tournament in Hong Kong : He defeated Robertson again in the final of the General Cup , this time 7-2.
In the 2017 Group 4 Final of the Championship League , Mark Davis made the first maximum break of his career. At 44 years and 151 days, he was the oldest player to ever have achieved a 147 in competition. Only 51 days later he played the second maximum of his career in the final round of the Championship League. Now 44 years and 202 days old, he improved his own record. He is also the first professional to have played two maximum breaks in a tournament.
- Malta Masters - 1996
- Benson & Hedges Championship - 2002
- 6-Red World Championship 2009
- 6-Red World Championship - 2012 , 2013
- General Cup - 2013
- World Seniors Championship - 2016
- Profile of Mark Davis on CueTracker (as of August 18, 2018)
- Issued after the Bulgarian Open 2013 (ET1) (PDF; 489 kB) In: worldsnooker.com . World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association . June 12, 2013. Archived from the original on November 3, 2014. Retrieved July 16, 2013.
- World Rankings after the Haikou World Open 2014 (PDF; 265 kB) In: worldsnooker.com . World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association . March 17, 2014. Archived from the original on February 24, 2015. Retrieved on March 17, 2014.
- World Rankings after the Players Championship 2014 (PDF; 265 kB) In: worldsnooker.com . World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association . March 31, 2014. Archived from the original on May 14, 2014. Retrieved on May 13, 2014.
- World Rankings after the China Open 2014 (PDF; 265 kB) In: worldsnooker.com . World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association . April 7, 2014. Archived from the original on December 13, 2014. Retrieved on May 13, 2014.
- Lula Witzescher: Dark Mavis makes herself and the Dark Mavis Lady happy. SnookerPRO, January 11, 2017, archived from the original on January 11, 2017 ; accessed on January 11, 2017 .
- Mark Davis makes 147 in Coventry. World Snooker, March 2, 2016, archived from the original on March 6, 2016 ; accessed on March 8, 2017 (English).
- Player profile at World Snooker (English)
- Global Snooker Player Profile: Mark Davis ( Memento October 7, 2014 in the Internet Archive )
- Player profile on Pro Snooker Blog (English)
- Mark Davis in the snooker Database (English)
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||English snooker player|
|DATE OF BIRTH||August 12, 1972|