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Mark Selby

Mark Selby

'The Jester From Leicester'

1x World Champion

3x Masters Champion

1x UK Champion

Mark Anthony Selby (born 19 June 1983, Leicester, England) is the 2014 World Snooker champion and the 2007 runner-up, he was also the 2006 WEPFWorld Eight-ball Pool Champion. Known as a tough competitor, Selby is also an accomplished break-builder with over 300 centuries.

In 2008, Mark Selby won his first major tournament – the Masters at Wembley. En route to the final, he had edged out Stephen Hendry, Stephen Maguire and Ken Doherty, all on a 6–5 scoreline before beating Stephen Lee 10-3 in the final. Selby also won the title in 2010, beating Ronnie O'Sullivan in the final 10-9 from 9-6 behind.

Selby has also won the 2008 Welsh Open and the 2011 Shanghai Masters. He added the UK Championship title to his collection in 2012 with victories over Michael White, Ryan Day, Neil Robertson, Mark Davis and Shaun Murphy 10-6 in the final.

Mark Selby won his first World Snooker Championship in superb style in 2014, beating defending champion Ronnie O'Sullivan 18-14 from 10-5 behind at the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield

  

 

Mark Selby Snooker World Championship 2011

 

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Mark Selby Profile, News & Interviews from two-times Snooker Masters champion Mark Selby

World Snooker Championship 2015 Preview - Can Selby Defy The Crucible Curse?

World Snooker Championship 2015 Preview - Can Selby Defy The Crucible Curse?

32 players, 17 days, one World Champion. The eyes of the snooker world descend on the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield, to see who will win the most prestigious prize in the sport, the Betfred World Snooker Championship 2015.

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Apr 17, 2015 Read Article...

Mark Selby Surges To China Open Title

Mark Selby Surges To China Open Title

World champion Mark Selby has cruised to victory in the China Open 2015 final, winning a one-sided encounter against surprise finalist Gary Wilson 10-2 in Beijing. 

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Apr 5, 2015 Read Article...

Selby beats O'Sullivan for his first World Snooker Championship title

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Mark Selby has won his first World Snooker Championship title at the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield. He came from 8-3 and 10-5 behind to beat defending champion Ronnie O'Sullivan 18-14. 

 

May 5, 2014 Read Article...

World Open 2014 - Murphy ends title drought in Haikou

World Open 2014 - Murphy ends title drought in Haikou

Shaun Murphy has won his first ranking title for three years, putting in a stellar performance to beat Mark Selby 10-6 in the final to win the Haikou World Open 2014 on Hainan Island, China. 

Mar 16, 2014 Read Article...

Five Fantastic for Ronnie O'Sullivan - Masters 2014

Five Fantastic for Ronnie O

Ronnie O'Sullivan won his fifth Dafabet Masters title tonight, putting in a stellar performance to beat defending champion Mark Selby 10-4 in front of a huge audience at Alexandra Palace, London.

Jan 20, 2014 Read Article...

O'Sullivan and Selby Ease Into Final - Masters 2014

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World Champion Ronnie O'Sullivan and defending Dafabet Masters Champion Mark Selby will contest tomorrow's best-of-19 final at Alexandra Palace, after the pair eased past their semi-final opponents Stephen Maguire and Shaun Murphy.

Jan 18, 2014 Read Article...

Selby Wins Dramatic Ally Pally Opener - Masters 2014

Selby Wins Dramatic Ally Pally Opener - Masters 2014

Defending champion Mark Selby edged Mark Davis 6-5 in a thrilling opening match at the Dafabet Masters in London's Alexandra Palace. Davis himself recovered from 4-0 & 5-2 down to force the decider.

Jan 12, 2014 Read Article...

Neil Robertson wins the UK Championship & Triple Crown

Neil Robertson wins the UK Championship & Triple Crown

Neil Robertson has won the UK Championship for the first time and becomes the first overseas player to win snooker's prestigious 'Triple Crown' of tournaments. He beat Mark Selby 10-7 to lift the trophy at the Barbican Centre, York.

Dec 8, 2013 Read Article...

Mark Selby records the 100th official 147 maximum break

Mark Selby records the 100th official 147 maximum break

Mark Selby has recorded professional snooker's 100th official maximum 147 break in his UK Championship semi-final against Ricky Walden. Selby's history making break in the 7th frame included an incredible pot to the middle pocket on the final black.

Dec 7, 2013 Read Article...

Awesome Mark Selby wins thrilling Antwerp final

Awesome Mark Selby wins thrilling Antwerp final

Mark Selby has claimed his first professional title of the World Snooker season, coming from 3-1 down to beat Ronnie O'Sullivan 4-3 in a thrilling final at the Antwerp Open (Euro Tour 7) in Belgium.

Nov 18, 2013 Read Article...
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Mark Selby Snooker PTC2 2011

Mark Selby Snooker PTC2 2011

Mark Selby Snooker PTC2 2011

Mark Selby Snooker PTC2 2011

Mark Selby & Chris Norbury Snooker PTC2 2011

Mark Selby & opponent Chris Norbury

Mark Selby & Shaun Murphy Snooker PTC2 2011

Mark Selby, opponent Shaun Murphy & referee Colin Humphries

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Mark Selby in PTC2 2011 at the South West Snooker Academy

 

Mark Selby Snooker Masters 2012

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Mark Selby Snooker Masters 2012

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Mark Selby at the BGC Snooker Masters 2012

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