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Mark Selby

Mark Selby

'The Jester From Leicester'

2x World Champion - 3x Masters Champion - 1x UK Champion

Mark Selby Snooker World Championship 2011Mark 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.

In 2016, Mark Selby came in to the World Snooker Championship on the back of no form to speak of, and went on to beat Ding Junhui in the final 18-14 to lift his second world title. 

Mark Selby photo by Monique Limbos 2011

 

 

 

Mark Selby

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

Selby Targets Riga Silverware

Selby Targets Riga Silverware

As the Kaspersky Riga Masters gets underway today in Riga, Latvia, one man looking to begin the new season in style with a win will be Leicester's world champion Mark Selby.

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Jun 22, 2016 Read Article...

Leaping Leicester! Mark Selby Wins World Snooker Championship 2016

Leaping Leicester! Mark Selby Wins World Snooker Championship 2016

Leicester's Mark Selby has won his second World Snooker Championship title just two years after his first, beating Ding Junhui 18-14 in the final at the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield.

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May 2, 2016 Read Article...

Hitman Holt Knocks Out Robertson – World Snooker Championship 2016

Hitman Holt Knocks Out Robertson – World Snooker Championship 2016

Michael Holt has recorded the biggest wins of his career, beating 2010 champion Neil Robertson 10-6 in the first round of the World Snooker Championship 2016 at the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield.

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Apr 19, 2016 Read Article...

The Masters 2016 Preview - Will Murphy Continue His Magic?

The Masters 2016 Preview - Will Murphy Continue His Magic?

It's that time of year again as the 16 best snooker players in the world travel to Alexandra Palace, London, for the most prestigious invitational event on the calendar, The Masters. Can defending champion Shaun Murphy dominate once again?

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Jan 8, 2016 Read Article...

International Championship 2015 - Preview & Predictions

International Championship 2015 - Preview & Predictions

Preview and predictions from the biggest professional snooker tournament of the season so far, the 2015 International Championship in Daqing, China. 

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Oct 9, 2015 Read Article...

World Snooker Review Of The Season 2014/2015

World Snooker Review Of The Season 2014/2015

It’s been another historic season for World Snooker with 50-1 shot Stuart Bingham winning the World Snooker Championship, Ronnie O’Sullivan claiming his 5th UK Championship and Shaun Murphy completing the Triple Crown at The Masters. 

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May 28, 2015 Read Article...

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

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

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. 

 

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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...
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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

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

1Mark Selby at the BGC Snooker Masters 2012

 

Mark Selby Snooker World Championship 2016

Mark Selby Snooker World Championship 2016

Mark Selby @ Snooker World Championship 2016

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