Steve Davis


Steve Davis
Steve Davis

Davis at the Paul Hunter Classic in 2010
Born 22 August 1957 (1957-08-22) (age 54)
Plumstead, London
Sport country  England
Nickname
  • The Nugget
  • Interesting
  • Ginger Magician
  • Romford Slim
Professional 1978–present
Highest ranking 1
Current ranking 44
Career winnings £5,614,630 (up to the end of 2008/2009)[1]
Highest break 147 (1982 Classic)
Century breaks 325
Tournament wins
Ranking 28
Non-ranking 52
World Champion 1981, 1983, 1984, 1987, 1988, 1989

Steve Davis, OBE (born 22 August 1957 in Plumstead, London)[2] is an English professional snooker player. He has won more professional titles in the sport than any other player, including six World Championships during the 1980s, when he was the world number one for seven years and became the sport's first millionaire.[3] He has won 28 ranking events in total, second only to Stephen Hendry.[4]

Davis' achievements also include three Masters and a record six UK Championship titles. In 1988 he became the first player to complete snooker's Triple Crown in a single season. He is also a former four-time World Doubles champion with Tony Meo and won the World Team Classic/World Cup four times with England. In 1982, he became the first player to compile a televised maximum break and is one of four players to have compiled over 300 competitive century breaks. Though he has not won a major tournament since 1997, he continues to play snooker at a high level and reached the quarter-finals at the 2010 World Championship. He was still ranked in the world's top 16 at the age of 50, and after the Antwerp Open is ranked number 44.[5] Outside of snooker Davis is a known writer, pool and poker player. He played at the Mosconi Cup between 1994 and 2004 as a member of Team Europe, winning the event in 1995 and 2002, and reached the final table of the 2003 Poker Million. He was made an MBE in 1998 and an OBE in 2001. He now combines his playing career with his role as an established television analyst and occasional commentator for the BBC's snooker coverage.

Contents

Career

In the book Masters of the Baize, a detailed comparison and ranking of snooker pros, authors Luke Williams and Paul Gadsby rated Davis as the third greatest snooker player of all time behind Joe Davis and Stephen Hendry.[6][7] As of 2011, Davis has won a record 80 professional titles from 115 finals, 28 of them in ranking events. His record of six world titles in the modern era has been bettered only by Hendry and no player has yet matched his tally of six UK titles. Davis has also compiled over 300 competitive centuries during his career.[8] In 2011 he was inducted to World Snooker's newly created Hall of Fame along with seven former World Champions.[9]

Early career

Davis was introduced to snooker by his father Bill, a keen player, who took him to play at his local working men's club at the age of 12.[10] He started playing at the Lucania Snooker Club in Romford, where at the age of 18 the manager of the club brought his talent to the attention of Barry Hearn, chairman of the Lucania chain of snooker halls.[11][12] Hearn became Davis' friend and manager.[13] Paid £25 a match by Hearn, Davis toured the country, taking part in challenge matches against established professionals such as Ray Reardon, John Spencer and Alex Higgins. Around this time he was given the nickname "Nugget" because, according to Hearn, "you could put your case of money on him and you knew you were going to get paid."[11]

Davis won the English Under-19 Billiards Championship in 1976.[14] One of his last wins as an amateur was against another future professional Tony Meo in the final of the Pontin's Spring Open of 1978.[15] A year later he successfully defended his title, this time defeating another of his future rivals, Jimmy White, 7–4 in the final.[16] Davis turned professional on 17 September 1978[17] and made his professional television debut on Pot Black, where he played against Fred Davis.[18] He made his World Championship debut in 1979,[19] losing 11–13 to Dennis Taylor in the first round.[20]

Dominance of snooker

Davis came to public prominence after his performance at the 1980 World Championship, where he reached the quarter-finals, defeating defending champion Terry Griffiths en route,[21] before losing to Alex Higgins.[22] Davis won his first major title in the same year – the UK Championship – during which he beat Griffiths 9–0 in the semi-finals and Higgins 16–6 in the final.[23][24] This began an 18-month period of dominance. He won the Classic and then the International Masters and English Professional titles in 1981,[14] and became the bookmakers' favourite to win the 1981 World Championship, despite being seeded only 15.[25] Davis reached the final by defeating Jimmy White in the first round, Higgins in the second round, Griffiths in the quarter-finals and defending champion Cliff Thorburn in the semi-final.[26] Davis's 18–12 victory over Doug Mountjoy in the final confirmed bookmakers' early predictions, and in celebration his manager Barry Hearn charged across the arena to lift him up in the air.[27] He would go on to reach seven out of the next eight world finals.[28]

He followed up his world title win with a 9–0 final victory over Dennis Taylor in the International Open and then retained the UK Championship with a 9–0 whitewash over White in the semi-finals and a 16–3 win over Griffiths in the final.[29] This began a period of six months in which Davis and Griffiths contested almost all the major tournament finals. During this run, in January 1982, Davis made television sporting history when he compiled the first televised[30] maximum break at the Classic at the Queen Elizabeth Hall, Oldham, against John Spencer,though he subsequently lost 8–9 in the final against Griffiths.[31] In 1982 Davis won his first Masters title, defeating Griffiths 9–6 in the final.[32]

Davis's 18-month period of dominance ended at the 1982 World Championship, when he succumbed to the so-called "Crucible Curse", suffering a 1–10 loss to Tony Knowles in the first round.[20] Later that year, he couldn't win a third consecutive UK title as he lost in the quarter-finals against Griffiths.[33] Following those two setbacks, he won the World Doubles Championship title with partner Tony Meo.[14] In 1983 Davis regained the world title with a session to spare in the final, defeating an overwhelmed Thorburn 18–6; Thorburn had seen his previous three matches go to a deciding frame and a late finish.[34] Davis lost 15–16 to Higgins in the 1983 UK Championship final, despite having led 7–0 at one point of the match.[35] In 1984, he became the first player to retain his world title at the Crucible Theatre by beating Jimmy White 18–16 in the final.[36] He also regained the UK title in 1984 defeating Higgins 16–8.[37]

Black ball final

At the 1985 World Championship, Davis dropped only 23 frames en route to the final, where his opponent was Dennis Taylor. He looked set for a third consecutive world title after an opening session of near-faultless snooker gave him a 7–0 lead, which he extended to 8–0 in the evening session, but Taylor recovered to trail only 7–9. From 11–11 the pair traded frames before Davis forged ahead to lead 17–15. Taylor won the next two frames to level the match at 17–17 and force a deciding frame. With the scores close, Taylor potted the final colours to leave the black as the winner-takes-all ball. After a series of safety shots and attempts at potting it, Davis over-cut the black, leaving Taylor with a reasonably straightforward pot to secure the championship. The "nailbiting" finale drew 18.5 million viewers, a record post-midnight audience on British television and a record audience for BBC Two.[38] The black-ball finish was voted the ninth greatest sporting moment of all time in a 2002 Channel 4 poll.[39]

Davis and Taylor met again in the final of the 1985 Grand Prix, but this time Davis won in the deciding frame. At 10 hours 21 minutes, it remains the longest one-day final in snooker history.[40] In the 1985 UK Championship final Davis trailed 8–13 against Willie Thorne, who missed a blue off the spot which would have given him a 14–8 lead. Davis won the frame and then seven of the next eight to win 16–14.[41] At the 1986 World Championship, Davis defeated White 13–5 in the quarter-finals and Thorburn 16–12 in the semi-finals,[42] Davis's opponent in the final was Joe Johnson, who had started the tournament as a 150–1 outsider. Davis lost the match 12–18.[43] The result did not affect his position at the top of the world rankings, as he had won the UK Championship, the Grand Prix and the British Open in the 1985/1986 season. At the end of 1986 he beat Neal Foulds 16–7 to retain the UK Championship.[37]

Davis started 1987 by winning the Classic, beating defending champion Jimmy White 13–12.[44] At the World Championship, he defeated Griffiths 13–5 in the quarter-final, and White 16–11 in the semi-final.[45] In the final he again met Johnson, and established a 14–10 lead after the third session. Johnson won the first three frames of the last session, but Davis won four of the last five frames to win the match 18–14 and regain the title.[46] In beating Johnson he became the first player to win the UK Championship, Masters and World Championship in the same year.[47] In December he retained his UK title with a 16–14 final win against White.[37] In 1988 retained the Classic, and the Masters title with a 9–0 final whitewash of Mike Hallett, won the World Cup with England and won his fourth Irish Masters title. In the World Championship Davis defeated Hallett 13–1, Tony Drago 13–4 and Thorburn 16–8 en route to the final, where he met Griffiths. Davis established a 5–2 lead after the first session, but Griffiths levelled at 8–8 after the second. On the second day of the match Davis took ten out of thirteen frames to win 18–11 and claim his fifth world title.[48]

Davis won the first ranking event of the 1988/1989 season with a 12–6 win over White in the International Open; in the same match, he became the first player to make three consecutive century breaks in a major tournament.[49] In October, Davis won the Grand Prix, beating Alex Higgins 10–6 in the final to hold the World, UK, Masters, Grand Prix, Classic and Irish Masters titles simultaneously. However, his four year unbeaten run at the UK Championship came to an end in December with a 3–9 semi-final loss to Hendry.[50] He did not win another major title that season until the 1989 World Championship, where he beat Hendry 16–9 in the semi-finals before going on to complete the heaviest victory in a world final of the modern era with an 18–3 win over John Parrott, his last world championship to date.[51] In October he retained the Grand Prix, beating Dean Reynolds 10–0 in the final, the first whitewash in a ranking event final.[52] By the end of the 1980s, Davis was snooker's first millionaire.[14]

1990–2005

In the 1990 World Championship, Davis was denied an eighth consecutive appearance in the final by Jimmy White, who won their semi-final 16–14.[53] Davis was replaced as world number one by Stephen Hendry at the end of the 1989/90 season. He was ranked number 2 for the 1990/1991, 1991/1992, 1994/1995 and 1995/1996 seasons.[54] He reached the semi-finals of the World Championships in 1991 and 1994.[55][56] He also won the Irish Masters in 1990, 1991, 1993 and 1994, the Classic and the Asian Open in 1992, the European Open in 1993, and consecutive Welsh Open titles in 1994 and 1995. His successful defence of his Welsh Open title in 1995 is to date his last ranking title.[57] Davis's last victory in a major tournament came at the 1997 Masters. Trailing his opponent Ronnie O'Sullivan 4–8 in the final, he won the next six frames to secure a 10–8 win.[58]

Davis dropped out of the top 16 for the 2000/2001 season,[54] and failed to qualify for the World Championship for the next two years.[59][60] After failing to qualify for the World Snooker Championship for the first time in his professional career in 2001, Davis felt that retiring would be the easy thing to do, but as he still liked the challenge of snooker, he continued playing,[61] and regained his place back in the top 16 for the 2003/2004 season.[54] He was runner-up in the 2004 Welsh Open to O'Sullivan, losing 8–9 after having led 8–5.[62] In 2005 he reached the quarter finals of the World Championship, losing to eventual winner Shaun Murphy.[63]

2005–present

At the 2005 UK Championship, held in York, Davis reached his 100th major career final,[64] and made his first appearance in the UK final since 1990.[37] En route he beat defending champion Stephen Maguire 9–8, a win which included a 145 break; and then Stephen Hendry 9–6 in the semi-finals to reach the final, where he lost 6–10 against Ding Junhui.[65][66] Before the World Championships Davis brushed off suggestions of retirement,[67] and he reached the second round, where he lost to Murphy.[68] Davis's performances through the 2006/2007 season, including reaching the UK Championship quarter-finals and the Welsh Open semi-finals, ensured he was still a top 16 player at the age of 50.[69]

Steve Davis during a match against Ville Pasanen in 2008

He dropped out of the top sixteen a year later, but showed form in the 2008/2009 season by reaching the quarter-finals of both the Shanghai Masters and Grand Prix, the first time he had reached consecutive ranking event quarter-finals since 1996.[70] At the World Championship Davis lost in the first round 2–10 against Neil Robertson. After the match he again dismissed talk of his retirement.[71]

In the first two tournaments of the 2009/2010 season Davis failed to qualify for the televised stages as he lost 4–5 against Matthew Selt in the Shanghai Masters and 0–5 against Mark Davis in the Grand Prix.[72][73] In the next tournament, the UK Championship, he defeated Michael Judge 9–7 to set up a first round match against Hendry,[74] which he lost 6–9.[75] Davis started 2010 by failing to qualify for the Welsh Open and the China Open, losing 2–5 against Dominic Dale and 3–5 against Mike Dunn respectively in the final qualifying round.[76][77] In March he qualified for the World Championship for a record 30th time by defeating Adrian Gunnell 10–4.[78]

In the first round Davis defeated Mark King 10–9, becoming the oldest player to win a match at the Crucible since Eddie Charlton beat Cliff Thorburn in 1989.[79] In the second round against defending champion John Higgins, a 1–20 favourite, Davis led 6–2 after the first session, 9–7 after the second session, and ultimately won 13–11, a win Clive Everton described as "the greatest upset in the 33 years the Crucible has been hosting the championship."[80] This made him the oldest world quarter-finalist since Charlton in 1983. In the quarter-final match against Australian Neil Robertson, Davis recovered from a 2–12 deficit to force the match into the third session, eventually losing 5–13.[81] On 29 April 2010, to mark the 25th anniversary of their black-ball final of 1985, Davis appeared with Dennis Taylor before the beginning of the first semi-final, to stage a humorous re-enactment of their historic final frame. Taylor entered the arena wearing a pair of comically oversized glasses, while Davis arrived sporting a red wig.[82]

Davis started the 2010/2011 season by qualifying to the televised stages of Shanghai Masters, whitewashing Rod Lawler 5–0,[83] but lost in the first round 3–5 against Jamie Cope.[84] He lost his qualifying matches in the next two tournaments, he lost 1–3 against Peter Ebdon in the last 64 of the World Open[85] and 2–9 against Mark Joyce in the last 48 of the UK Championship.[86] Davis also participated at the Players Tour Championship, where his best results came at the Paul Hunter Classic, where he reached the quarter-finals, but lost 1–4 against Shaun Murphy.[87] Davis finished 67 on the Order of Merit.[88] Davis also reached the final of the World Seniors Championship, but lost in the final 1–4 against Jimmy White.[89] Davis reached the third qualifying round of the German Masters, but was whitewashed by Ryan Day 0–5.[90] Davis lost his first qualifying matches of the next two tournaments. He was beaten by Joe Jogia 3–4 in the Welsh Open[91] and 4–5 by James Wattana in the China Open.[92] Davis narrowly reached the last qualifying round of the World Championship, by defeating Jack Lisowski 10–9, but lost against Stephen Lee 2–10.[93]

Davis started the 2011/2012 season at number 44, his lowest rank since turning professional.[54][94] Davis lost his first qualifying match at the Shanghai Masters 1–5 against Passakorn Suwannawat.[95] Davis also participates at the Players Tour Championship, where his best results came at the Warsaw Classic, where he reached the semi-finals, but lost 3–4 against Ricky Walden.[96] After 9 of the 12 events Davis is ranked number 22 on the Order of Merit.[97] After 2010 Davis reached the final of the World Seniors Championship, but again lost in the final this time 1–2 against Darren Morgan.[98] He qualified for the UK Championship, by defeating both Ian McCulloch and Andrew Higginson 6–2.[99]

Other sports

From 1994 to 2007, Davis played in professional nine-ball pool events regularly. He was instrumental in the creation of the Mosconi Cup,[100] and has represented Europe in the tournament on eleven occasions, and was a member of the team's 1995 and 2002 wins;[101] his victory against the US's Earl Strickland clinched the 2002 competition for Europe.[102][103] In 2001, Davis nearly won his first singles title in pool at the World Pool League. However, Efren Reyes defeated him 9–5 the final.[104] Sid Waddell gave him the nickname "Romford Slim" and said he was Britain's answer to the famous American pool player Rudolf "Minnesota Fats" Wanderone.[100] Davis dislikes eight-ball pool as played on English-style tables in British pubs and clubs, considering it a "Mickey Mouse game" because of its under-sized cue ball in relation to the other balls, but made it clear that he is only critical of the game when it is played with an undersized cue ball.[105]

Davis has also become a proficient poker player, with successful appearances at televised tournaments;[106] one of these included an appearance at the final table of the 2003 Poker Million together with fellow snooker player Jimmy White, who eventually won.[107] Later, at Event 41 of the 2006 World Series of Poker, Davis finished 579th, winning US$20,617.[108] At Event 54 of the 2008 World Series of Poker he finished 389th, winning $28,950.[109] At Event 56 of the 2010 World Series of Poker he finished 131st, winning $5,491.[110] He is also a keen chess player and was, for a while, the President of the British Chess Federation.[1]

In other media

Davis has become known for his coolness and impeccable conduct in high-pressure situations, earning himself the nicknames "Ginger Magician" and "Nugget".[64] His initial lack of emotional expression and somewhat monotonous interviewing style earned him a reputation as boring. As a result, the satirical television series Spitting Image gave him the ironic nickname "Interesting".[111][112] Davis himself now plays upon this image and says it helped him gain acceptance from the public.[113] It led to him co-authoring the comedic book, How to Be Really Interesting (1988), with Geoff Atkinson, the front cover of which shows Davis mocking his perceived dullness, dressed in boxing regalia holding a cue.[114]

He has published numerous other books, five relating to snooker: Successful Snooker (1982),[115] Frame and Fortune (1982),[116] Steve Davis: Snooker Champion (1983),[117] Matchroom Snooker (1988)[118] and The Official Matchroom 1990;[119] two relating to chess in 1995 with David Norwood: Steve Davis Plays Chess[120] and Grandmaster Meets Chess Amateur.[121] He also authored three cookbooks in 1994: Simply Fix – the Steve Davis Interesting Cookbook No 1 – Interesting Things to Do With Meat,[122] Simply Fix – The Steve Davis Interesting Cookbook No 2 – Interesting Things to Make with Poultry,[123] and Simply Fix – the Steve Davis Interesting Cookbook No 3 – Interesting Things to Make Using Vegetables.[124]

Davis appeared as a commentator for the BBC's snooker coverage and as a guest on television quizzes such as They Think It's All Over and A Question of Sport.[125] He appeared in a baked beans advertisement in the 1980s (featuring snooker commentator Ted Lowe with the pay-off line "really interesting" and Davis 'assessing' his beans on toast as if it were a snooker situation, and chalking his cutlery).[126] In 2007, his image was used as the epitome of "reliability" in a series of advertisements for Irish Life.[127] He featured in a spoof online viral promoting the Nintendo DS game World Snooker Championship Season 2007–08, in which he parodied a Nicole Kidman Brain Training advert.[128] In 2010 Davis made a cameo appearance in The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret as himself.[125]

In 1986 he joined musical duo Chas & Dave and several other snooker stars of the time (under the name "The Matchroom Mob") on the novelty record Snooker Loopy, which was a Top 10 hit in the United Kingdom.[129][130] A year the later they released a follow-up single, the Romford Rap, although this only reached #91 in the UK charts.[131] Since 1996 he has presented a show dedicated to progressive rock and the Canterbury scene on his local radio station, Phoenix FM.[132]

Personal life

In 1988, Davis was named the BBC Sports Personality of the Year and was made an MBE.[133] He was awarded an OBE in 2001,[58] and is currently honorary president of the Snooker Writers' Association.[134] Davis is a big fan of the French progressive rock band Magma, and even organised a concert in London so he could watch them.[135] Davis is on the board of Leyton Orient football club, which he has revealed to be more of a gimmick; Davis has been a Charlton Athletic fan most of his life,[136] and Barry Hearn is the Orient chairman.[137] He lives in Brentwood, Essex,[138] and divorced from his wife Judith in 2005 after 15 years of marriage. Together, they have two sons called Greg (born 1991) and Jack (born 1993).[139]

Performance and rankings timeline

Tournament 1978/
1979
1979/
1980
1980/
1981
1981/
1982
1982/
1983
1983/
1984
1984/
1985
1985/
1986
1986/
1987
1987/
1988
1988/
1989
1989/
1990
1990/
1991
1991/
1992
1992/
1993
1993/
1994
1994/
1995
1995/
1996
1996/
1997
1997/
1998
1998/
1999
1999/
2000
2000/
2001
2001/
2002
2002/
2003
2003/
2004
2004/
2005
2005/
2006
2006/
2007
2007/
2008
2008/
2009
2009/
2010
2010/
2011
2011/
2012
Ranking[54] UR[nb 1] 18 13 2 4 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 4 4 2 2 10 13 14 15 17 21 25 11 13 15 11 15 29 23 22 44
Ranking tournaments
Shanghai Masters Not held 2R QF LQ 1R LQ
UK Championship A QF W W QF F W W W W SF F F 2R SF QF 2R 1R 3R 2R QF 3R 2R 2R 3R 2R 3R F QF 1R 1R 1R LQ
German Masters[nb 2] Not held 2R 1R LQ 1R Not held LQ
Welsh Open Not held A 2R 3R 1R 3R QF 2R LQ 1R 1R F 2R 2R SF 3R 1R LQ LQ
World Open[nb 3] Not held A 2R SF W QF 3R W W 1R F QF QF QF QF 3R 3R 1R 3R 2R 2R SF 2R 3R 3R RR RR QF LQ LQ
China Open[nb 4] Not held 2R LQ 1R 2R Not held 2R LQ 1R 1R LQ LQ LQ
World Championship 1R QF W 1R W W F F W W W SF SF 1R 2R SF 1R QF 2R 2R 1R 2R LQ LQ 1R 1R QF 2R 1R 1R 1R QF LQ
Non-ranking tournaments
Masters A A 1R W QF QF 1R SF 1R W SF SF 1R QF QF 1R 1R QF W SF 1R 1R A WR 1R 1R QF 1R 1R 1R A A A
Premier League[nb 5] Not held F F SF RR SF F RR RR RR RR RR RR RR RR RR SF SF RR RR A A A
Former ranking tournaments
Classic NH A F SF QF 1R SF 3R Scottish Open[nb 6] Not held QF QF QF F QF F 1R 2R 4R 1R 4R 2R 2R 2R 3R Not held
British Open[nb 7] NH A N/A SF 2R 1R QF 3R SF SF SF QF 1R SF 4R 3R QF 3R 2R 2R 2R 2R NH
Thailand Masters[nb 8] NH N/A N/A SF NH A A 2R F 2R 2R 2R 2R QF LQ LQ 1R A NH A NH
Irish Masters Non-ranking event QF 1R 2R NH NR Not held
Malta Cup[nb 9] Not held 1R SF 1R QF QF 2R 1R 1R NH 1R Not held A 1R 2R QF 1R 1R NR NH
Former non-ranking tournaments
World Doubles Championship Not held SF 3R Not held
Scottish Masters NH SF A A N/A NH SF QF F SF N/A SF QF 1R 1R 1R 1R 1R A A Not held
Irish Masters A A A F SF A SF QF QF F QF QF QF 1R QF A Ranking event NH A Not held
Performance Table Legend
LQ lost in the qualifying draw #R lost in the early rounds of the tournament
(RR = round robin)
QF advanced to but not past the quarterfinals SF advanced to but not past the semifinals
F advanced to the final, tournament runner-up W won the tournament
A did not participate in the tournament NH Tournament was not held
Italics or NR means the event offered no ranking points for that season
N/A there is no information about the event

Career finals

Ranking finals: 41 (28 titles, 13 runner-ups)

Legend
World Championship (6–2)
UK Championship (4–3)
Other Ranking (18–8)
Outcome No. Year Championship Opponent in the final Score Ref.
Winner 1. 1981 World Championship Wales Mountjoy, DougDoug Mountjoy 18–12 [28]
Winner 2. 1983 World Championship (2) Canada Thorburn, CliffCliff Thorburn 18–6 [28]
Winner 3 1983 International Open Canada Thorburn, CliffCliff Thorburn 9–4 [140]
Winner 4. 1984 Classic England Meo, TonyTony Meo 9–8 [44]
Winner 5. 1984 World Championship (3) England White, JimmyJimmy White 18–16 [28]
Winner 6. 1984 International Open (2) England Knowles, TonyTony Knowles 9–2 [140]
Winner 7. 1984 UK Championship Northern Ireland Higgins, AlexAlex Higgins 16–8 [37]
Runner-up 1. 1985 World Championship Northern Ireland Taylor, DennisDennis Taylor 17–18 [28]
Winner 8. 1985 Grand Prix Northern Ireland Taylor, DennisDennis Taylor 10–9 [141]
Winner 9. 1985 UK Championship (2) England Thorne, WillieWillie Thorne 16–14 [37]
Winner 10. 1986 British Open England Thorne, WillieWillie Thorne 12–7 [142]
Runner-up 2. 1986 World Championship (2) England Johnson, JoeJoe Johnson 12–18 [28]
Winner 11. 1986 UK Championship (3) England Foulds, NealNeal Foulds 16–7 [37]
Winner 12. 1987 Classic (2) England White, JimmyJimmy White 13–12 [44]
Winner 13. 1987 World Championship (4) England Johnson, JoeJoe Johnson 18–14 [28]
Winner 14. 1987 International Open (3) Canada Thorburn, CliffCliff Thorburn 12–5 [140]
Winner 15. 1987 UK Championship (4) England White, JimmyJimmy White 16–14 [37]
Winner 16. 1988 Classic (3) England Parrott, JohnJohn Parrott 13–12 [44]
Winner 17. 1988 World Championship (5) Wales Griffiths, TerryTerry Griffiths 18–11 [28]
Winner 18. 1988 International Open (4) England White, JimmyJimmy White 12–6 [140]
Runner-up 3. 1988 Canadian Masters England White, JimmyJimmy White 4–9 [143]
Winner 19. 1988 Grand Prix (2) Northern Ireland Higgins, AlexAlex Higgins 10–6 [141]
Winner 20. 1989 World Championship (6) England Parrott, JohnJohn Parrott 18–3 [28]
Winner 21. 1989 International Open (5) Scotland Hendry, StephenStephen Hendry 9–4 [140]
Winner 22. 1989 Grand Prix (3) England Reynolds, DeanDean Reynolds 10–0 [141]
Runner-up 4. 1989 UK Championship Scotland Hendry, StephenStephen Hendry 12–16 [37]
Runner-up 5. 1990 Dubai Classic Scotland Hendry, StephenStephen Hendry 1–9 [144]
Runner-up 6. 1990 UK Championship (2) Scotland Hendry, StephenStephen Hendry 15–16 [37]
Runner-up 7. 1991 Grand Prix Scotland Hendry, StephenStephen Hendry 6–10 [141]
Winner 23. 1992 Classic (4) Scotland Hendry, StephenStephen Hendry 9–8 [44]
Winner 24. 1992 Asian Open Scotland McManus, AlanAlan McManus 9–3 [145]
Winner 25. 1993 European Open Scotland Hendry, StephenStephen Hendry 10–4 [146]
Winner 26. 1993 British Open (2) Thailand Wattana, JamesJames Wattana 10–2 [142]
Runner-up 8. 1993 Dubai Classic (2): Scotland Hendry, StephenStephen Hendry 3–9 [144]
Runner-up 9. 1993 International Open Scotland Hendry, StephenStephen Hendry 6–10 [147]
Runner-up 10. 1994 Thailand Open Thailand Wattana, JamesJames Wattana 7–9 [148]
Winner 27. 1994 Welsh Open Scotland McManus, AlanAlan McManus 9–6 [149]
Runner-up 11. 1995 International Open (2) Scotland Higgins, JohnJohn Higgins 5–9 [147]
Winner 28. 1995 Welsh Open (2) Scotland Higgins, JohnJohn Higgins 9–3 [149]
Runner-up 12. 2004 Welsh Open England O'Sullivan, RonnieRonnie O'Sullivan 8–9 [149]
Runner-up 13. 2005 UK Championship (3) China Ding Junhui 6–10 [150]

Non-ranking finals: 74 (52 titles, 22 runner-ups)

Legend
UK Championship (2–1)
Masters (3–0)
Premier League (4–3)
Other (44–18)
Outcome No. Year Championship Opponent in the final Score Ref.
Winner 1. 1980 UK Championship Northern Ireland Higgins, AlexAlex Higgins 16–6 [37]
Winner 2. 1980 Classic Northern Ireland Taylor, DennisDennis Taylor 4–1 [151]
Winner 3. 1981 Yamaha Organs Trophy England Taylor, DavidDavid Taylor 9–6 [152]
Winner 4. 1981 English Professional Championship England Meo, TonyTony Meo 9–3 [153]
Winner 5. 1981 International Open Northern Ireland Taylor, DennisDennis Taylor 9–0 [154]
Runner-up 1. 1981 Northern Ireland Classic England White, JimmyJimmy White 9–11 [155]
Winner 6. 1981 UK Championship (2) Wales Griffiths, TerryTerry Griffiths 16–3 [37]
Runner-up 2. 1982 Classic Wales Griffiths, TerryTerry Griffiths 8–9 [151]
Winner 7. 1982 Masters Wales Griffiths, TerryTerry Griffiths 9–5 [156]
Winner 8. 1982 Yamaha Organs Trophy (2) Wales Griffiths, TerryTerry Griffiths 9–7 [152]
Winner 9. 1982 Tolly Cobbold Classic Northern Ireland Taylor, DennisDennis Taylor 8–3 [157]
Runner-up 3. 1982 Irish Masters Wales Griffiths, TerryTerry Griffiths 5–9 [158]
Winner 10. 1982 Pontin's Professional Wales Reardon, RayRay Reardon 9–4 [16]
Winner 11. 1982 Australian Masters Australia Charlton, EddieEddie Charlton [nb 10] [159]
Winner 12. 1982 Pot Black Australia Charlton, EddieEddie Charlton 2–0 [160]
Winner 13. 1982 Scottish Masters Northern Ireland Higgins, AlexAlex Higgins 9–4 [161]
Winner 14. 1983 Classic (2) Canada Werbeniuk, BillBill Werbeniuk 9–5 [151]
Winner 15. 1983 Tolly Cobbold Classic (2) Wales Griffiths, TerryTerry Griffiths 7–5 [157]
Winner 16. 1983 Irish Masters Wales Reardon, RayRay Reardon 9–2 [158]
Winner 17. 1983 Pot Black (2) Wales Reardon, RayRay Reardon 2–0 [160]
Winner 18. 1983 Scottish Masters (2) England Knowles, TonyTony Knowles 9–5 [161]
Runner-up 4. 1983 UK Championship Northern Ireland Higgins, AlexAlex Higgins 15–16 [37]
Winner 19. 1984 International Masters (3) England Martin, DaveDave Martin [nb 11] [162]
Winner 20. 1984 Tolly Cobbold Classic (3) England Knowles, TonyTony Knowles 8–2 [157]
Winner 21. 1984 Irish Masters (2) Wales Griffiths, TerryTerry Griffiths 9–1 [158]
Runner-up 5. 1984 Singapore Masters Wales Griffiths, TerryTerry Griffiths [nb 12] [163]
Winner 22. 1984 Hong Kong Masters Wales Mountjoy, DougDoug Mountjoy 4–2 [164]
Winner 23. 1984 Scottish Masters (3) England White, JimmyJimmy White 9–4 [161]
Winner 24. 1985 English Professional Championship (2) England Knowles, TonyTony Knowles 9–2 [165]
Winner 25. 1985 Singapore Masters Wales Griffiths, TerryTerry Griffiths 4–2 [166]
Runner-up 6. 1985 Hong Kong Masters Wales Griffiths, TerryTerry Griffiths 2–4 [166]
Runner-up 7. 1985 Canadian Masters Northern Ireland Taylor, DennisDennis Taylor 5–9 [167]
Runner-up 8. 1985 Kit-Kat Break for World Champions Northern Ireland Taylor, DennisDennis Taylor 5–9 [168]
Winner 26. 1986 Canadian Masters England Thorne, WillieWillie Thorne 9–3 [167]
Winner 27. 1986 China Masters Wales Griffiths, TerryTerry Griffiths 3–0 [169]
Runner-up 9. 1986 Australian Masters Northern Ireland Taylor, DennisDennis Taylor 2–3 [159]
Runner-up 10. 1986 Matchroom Trophy England Thorne, WillieWillie Thorne 9–10 [170]
Winner 28. 1987 Irish Masters (3) England Thorne, WillieWillie Thorne 9–1 [158]
Winner 29. 1987 Matchroom League England Foulds, NealNeal Foulds [nb 12] [171]
Winner 30. 1987 Hong Kong Masters (2) Scotland Hendry, StephenStephen Hendry 9–3 [172]
Winner 31. 1988 Masters (2) England Hallett, MikeMike Hallett 9–0 [156]
Winner 32. 1988 Matchroom League (2) Scotland Hendry, StephenStephen Hendry [nb 12] [173]
Winner 33. 1988 Irish Masters (4) England Foulds, NealNeal Foulds 9–4 [158]
Winner 34. 1988 Matchroom Professional Championship Northern Ireland Taylor, DennisDennis Taylor 10–7 [170]
Runner-up 11. 1989 Dubai Masters England Foulds, NealNeal Foulds 4–5 [174]
Winner 35. 1988 World Matchplay England Parrott, JohnJohn Parrott 9–5 [170]
Winner 36. 1989 Norwich Union Grand Prix England White, JimmyJimmy White 5–4 [170]
Winner 37. 1989 Matchroom League (3) England Parrott, JohnJohn Parrott [nb 12] [173]
Winner 38. 1989 European Grand Prix   [nb 13] [nb 13] [14]
Winner 39. 1990 Irish Masters (5) Northern Ireland Taylor, DennisDennis Taylor 9–4 [158]
Winner 40. 1990 Matchroom League (4) Scotland Hendry, StephenStephen Hendry [nb 12] [173]
Runner-up 12. 1990 Norwich Union Grand Prix England Parrott, JohnJohn Parrott 2–4 [175]
Winner 41. 1991 Irish Masters (6) England Parrott, JohnJohn Parrott 9–5 [158]
Runner-up 13. 1991 Matchroom League Scotland Hendry, StephenStephen Hendry [nb 12] [173]
Winner 42. 1991 Pot Black (3) Scotland Hendry, StephenStephen Hendry 2–1 [160]
Winner 43. 1991 Continental Airlines London Masters Scotland Hendry, StephenStephen Hendry 4–0 [176]
Runner-up 14. 1991 European Challenge England White, JimmyJimmy White 1–4 [177]
Runner-up 15. 1991 Scottish Masters England Hallett, MikeMike Hallett 6–10 [161]
Runner-up 16. 1991 World Matchplay England Wilkinson, GaryGary Wilkinson 11–18 [178][179]
Winner 45. 1992 Belgian Challenge Scotland Hendry, StephenStephen Hendry 10–9 [170]
Winner 44. 1992 Thailand Masters Scotland Hendry, StephenStephen Hendry 6–3 [174]
Runner-up 17. 1992 Matchroom League (2) Scotland Hendry, StephenStephen Hendry 2–9 [170]
Winner 46. 1992 Indian Masters England James, SteveSteve James 9–6 [170]
Winner 47. 1993 Pot Black (4) England Hallett, MikeMike Hallett [nb 13] [180]
Runner-up 18. 1993 World Matchplay (2) Thailand Wattana, JamesJames Wattana 4–9 [181]
Winner 48. 1993 Irish Masters (7) Scotland McManus, AlanAlan McManus 9–4 [158]
Winner 49. 1994 Irish Masters (8) Scotland McManus, AlanAlan McManus 9–8 [158]
Runner-up 19. 1996 Guangzhou Masters Malta Drago, TonyTony Drago 2–6 [182]
Runner-up 20. 1996 Irish Masters (2) Wales Morgan, DarrenDarren Morgan 8–9 [158]
Runner-up 21. 1996 European League (3) Republic of Ireland Doherty, KenKen Doherty 5–10 [170]
Winner 50. 1997 Masters (3) England O'Sullivan, RonnieRonnie O'Sullivan 10–8 [156]
Winner 51. 1997 China International England White, JimmyJimmy White 7–4 [183]
Winner 52. 1998 Red Bull Challenge Scotland Hendry, StephenStephen Hendry [nb 12] [184]
Runner-up 22. 2010 World Seniors Championship England White, JimmyJimmy White 1–4 [89]

Team finals: 11 (9 title, 2 runner-ups)

Outcome No. Year Championship Team/partner Opponent(s) in the final Score Ref.
Winner 1. 1981 World Team Classic  England  Wales 4–3 [185]
Runner-up 1. 1982 World Team Classic  England  Canada 2–4 [186]
Winner 2. 1982 World Doubles Championship England Meo, TonyTony Meo Wales Griffiths, TerryTerry Griffiths
Wales Mountjoy, DougDoug Mountjoy
13–2 [187]
Winner 3. 1983 World Team Classic (2)  England  Wales 4–2 [188]
Winner 4. 1983 World Doubles Championship (2) England Meo, TonyTony Meo England White, JimmyJimmy White
England Knowles, TonyTony Knowles
10–2 [189]
Runner-up 2. 1985 World Cup (2)  England  All Ireland 7–9 [190][191]
Winner 5. 1985 World Doubles Championship (3) England Meo, TonyTony Meo Wales Reardon, RayRay Reardon
England Jones, TonyTony Jones
12–5 [192]
Winner 6. 1986 World Doubles Championship (4) England Meo, TonyTony Meo Scotland Hendry, StephenStephen Hendry
England Hallett, MikeMike Hallett
12–3 [193]
Winner 7. 1988 World Cup (3)  England  Australia 9–7 [153]
Winner 8. 1989 World Cup (4)  England  Rest of the World 9–8 [190]
Winner 9. 1991 World Masters England Fisher, AllisonAllison Fisher England White, JimmyJimmy White
England Walch, CarolineCaroline Walch
6–3 [194]

Pro-am finals: 2 (2 titles)

Outcome No. Year Championship Opponent in the final Score Ref.
Winner 1. 1978 Pontin's Spring Open England Meo, TonyTony Meo 7–6 [16]
Winner 2. 1979 Pontin's Spring Open England White, JimmyJimmy White 7–4 [16]
Flag Legend
 England
 Wales
 Scotland
 Ireland
 Northern Ireland
 Australia
 Canada
 Malta
 Thailand
 China

Notes

  1. ^ New players on the Main Tour do not have a ranking.
  2. ^ The event ran under different name as German Open (1995/1996 to 1997/1998).
  3. ^ The event ran under different name as Professional Players Tournament (1982/1983 and 1983/1984), LG Cup (2001/2002 to 2003/2004) and Grand Prix (1984/1985 to 2000/2001 and 2004/2005 to 2009/2010).
  4. ^ The event ran under different names as China International (1997/1998 and 1998/1999)
  5. ^ The event ran under different name as European League (1992/1993 to 1996/1997).
  6. ^ The event ran under different names such as International Open (1981/1982 to 1984/1985, 1986/1987 to 1996/1997), Matchroom Trophy (1985/1986) and Players Championship (2003/2004).
  7. ^ The event ran under different names such as British Gold Cup (1979/1980), Yamaha Organs Trophy (1980/1981) and International Masters (1981/1982 to 1983/1984).
  8. ^ The event ran under different names such as Asian Open (1989/1990 to 1992/1993) and Thailand Open (1993/1994 to 1996/1997).
  9. ^ The event ran under different names such as European Open (1988/1989 to 1996/1997 and 2001/2002 to 2003/2004) and Irish Open (1998/1999).
  10. ^ Final decided on an aggregate score over three frames
  11. ^ Final was decided on a three-man round robin basis, the third person was England John Dunning.
  12. ^ a b c d e f g No play-off. Winner decided via a league format.
  13. ^ a b c Information about score of the final and runner-up is not available.

References

  1. ^ a b "Steve Davis". Eurosport UK. 2009. Archived from the original on 2 June 2011. http://www.webcitation.org/query?id=1307020649833371. Retrieved 12 February 2010. 
  2. ^ "Snooker Questions Page 2". 2002. Archived from the original on 7 November 2010. http://www.webcitation.org/5u4HwxauF. Retrieved 7 December 2010. 
  3. ^ "Steve Davis, OBE". Sporting Life. Archived from the original on 7 November 2010. http://www.webcitation.org/5u4HwxauT. Retrieved 2 January 2007. 
  4. ^ "Snooker Stats". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. http://www.worldsnooker.com/page/NewsArticles/0,,13165~2237477,00.html. Retrieved 24 May 2011. 
  5. ^ "World Rankings After Players Tour Championship 2011/2012 – Event 9". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. http://www.worldsnooker.com/staticFiles/ec/93/0,,13165~168940,00.pdf. Retrieved 14 November 2011. 
  6. ^ "Hendry rated as best-ever player". London: BBC. 14 April 2005. Archived from the original on 7 November 2010. http://www.webcitation.org/5u4Hwxb2z. Retrieved 2 January 2007. 
  7. ^ Williams, Luke; Gadsby, Paul (2005). Masters of the Baize: Cue Legends, Bad Boys and Forgotten Men in Search of Snooker's Ultimate Prize. Mainstream Publishing. ISBN 1-8401-8872-1. 
  8. ^ "Chris Turner's Snooker Archive: Snooker's Top Century Makers". 2007. http://www.cajt.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/Centuries.htm. Retrieved 15 April 2007. 
  9. ^ "Higgins Voted Player Of The Year". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. http://www.worldsnooker.com/page/NewsArticles/0,,13165~2354226,00.html. Retrieved 11 May 2011. 
  10. ^ Bose, Mihir (19 April 2011). "Steve Davis: If Ronnie O'Sullivan was a greyhound, you'd put him down". London Evening Standard (UK). Archived from the original on 2 June 2011. http://www.webcitation.org/query?id=1307020649833391. Retrieved 12 May 2011. 
  11. ^ a b Speck, Ivan (23 December 2009). "Can Flash Barry turn the nation snooker loopy all over again?". Daily Mail (UK). Archived from the original on 2 June 2011. http://www.webcitation.org/query?id=1307020649833401. Retrieved 10 May 2011. 
  12. ^ Yates, Phil (17 April 2010). "Chairman wants players to become Barry Hearn’s earners". The Times (UK). Archived from the original on 2 June 2011. http://www.webcitation.org/query?id=1307020649833410. Retrieved 10 May 2011. 
  13. ^ "Board of Directors". Matchroom Sport. Archived from the original on 10 May 2011. http://www.webcitation.org/5yaKTE8jS. Retrieved 10 May 2011. 
  14. ^ a b c d e Chris Turner (2004). "Player Profile: Steve Davis". The Global Snooker Centre. Archived from the original on 19 January 2009. http://replay.waybackmachine.org/20090119142854/http://www.globalsnookercentre.co.uk/files/Players/Global_Europe/Global_England/p_profile006.htm. Retrieved 11 April 2007. 
  15. ^ "Steve Davis". Matchroom Sport. Archived from the original on 18 February 2008. http://web.archive.org/web/20080218062413/http://matchroomsport.com/staticPage.asp?strPageName=Steve_Davis. Retrieved 25 February 2008. 
  16. ^ a b c d "Pontin's Roll of Honour". Global Snooker Centre. Archived from the original on 23 December 2008. http://web.archive.org/web/20081223045648/http://www.globalsnookercentre.co.uk/files/Pontins/pontins-roll-of-honour.htm. 
  17. ^ Snooker Scene, September 1978, page 14–15
  18. ^ "Tributes to cue king Fred Davis". London: BBC News. 16 April 1998. Archived from the original on 7 November 2010. http://www.webcitation.org/5u4HwxavA. Retrieved 25 February 2008. 
  19. ^ John Dee (26 January 2004). "Snooker: Davis happy to return to elite". The Daily Telegraph (UK). Archived from the original on 7 November 2010. http://www.webcitation.org/5u4HwxavO. Retrieved 25 February 2008. 
  20. ^ a b "Snooker: Hicks heaps misery on erring Davis". The Independent (UK). 19 April 1995. Archived from the original on 7 November 2010. http://www.webcitation.org/5u4Hwxavc. Retrieved 25 February 2008. 
  21. ^ "A Profile for Terry Griffiths". Terry Griffiths Matchroom. Archived from the original on 7 November 2010. http://www.webcitation.org/5u4Hwxavr. Retrieved 25 February 2008. 
  22. ^ "1980 World Championships Results". Snooker Database. Archived from the original on 2 June 2011. http://www.webcitation.org/query?id=1307020649833419. Retrieved 5 May 2011. 
  23. ^ "1980 UK Championship Results". Snooker Database. Archived from the original on 2 June 2011. http://www.webcitation.org/query?id=1307020649833428. Retrieved 5 May 2011. 
  24. ^ Dee, John (27 January 2004). "Davis happy to return to elite". London: The Daily Telegraph. Archived from the original on 2 June 2011. http://www.webcitation.org/query?id=1307020649833436. Retrieved 24 May 2011. 
  25. ^ "The Betfair Contrarian: Why the World Championship won't have a new champion". The Betfair Contrarian. 2008. Archived from the original on 7 November 2010. http://www.webcitation.org/5u4HwxawJ. Retrieved 10 September 2008. 
  26. ^ "1981 World Championships Results". Snooker Database. Archived from the original on 2 June 2011. http://www.webcitation.org/query?id=1307020649833445. Retrieved 5 May 2011. 
  27. ^ "1981: Davis begins his reign". London: BBC Sport. 12 April 2002. Archived from the original on 7 November 2010. http://www.webcitation.org/5u4HwxawY. Retrieved 25 February 2008. 
  28. ^ a b c d e f g h i "World Championships Winners". Snooker Database. Archived from the original on 2 June 2011. http://www.webcitation.org/query?id=1307020649833454. Retrieved 24 May 2011. 
  29. ^ "1981 UK Championship Results". Snooker Database. Archived from the original on 2 June 2011. http://www.webcitation.org/query?id=1307020649833463. Retrieved 5 May 2011. 
  30. ^ Wilson, Jeremy (28 April 2009). "Stephen Hendry progress in balance despite 147 maximum break". The Daily Telegraph (UK). Archived from the original on 2 June 2011. http://www.webcitation.org/query?id=1307020649833471. Retrieved 14 May 2011. 
  31. ^ Carl Marsden (5 September 2007). "Piece of snooker history ended up at rugby club". Oldham Advertiser. Archived from the original on 7 November 2010. http://www.webcitation.org/5u4Hwxax0. Retrieved 25 February 2008. 
  32. ^ "Masters roll of honour". London: BBC Sport. 7 January 2008. Archived from the original on 7 November 2010. http://www.webcitation.org/5u4HwxaxE. Retrieved 25 February 2008. 
  33. ^ "1982 UK Championship Results". Snooker Database. Archived from the original on 2 June 2011. http://www.webcitation.org/query?id=1307020649833485. Retrieved 5 May 2011. 
  34. ^ "1983: Davis's title but Thorburn's 147". London: BBC Sport. 12 April 2002. Archived from the original on 7 November 2010. http://www.webcitation.org/5u4HwxaxS. Retrieved 25 February 2008. 
  35. ^ "Back from the dead". London: BBC Sport. 28 November 2000. Archived from the original on 7 November 2010. http://www.webcitation.org/5u4Hwxaxg. Retrieved 25 February 2008. 
  36. ^ "1984: Davis outshines White". London: BBC Sport. 12 April 2002. Archived from the original on 7 November 2010. http://www.webcitation.org/5u4Hwxaxv. Retrieved 25 February 2008. 
  37. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m Ashenden, Mark (28 November 2002). "UK Championship history". London: BBC Sport. Archived from the original on 7 November 2010. http://www.webcitation.org/5u4Hwxaw5. Retrieved 25 February 2008. 
  38. ^ "1985: The black ball final". London: BBC Sport. 14 April 2002. Archived from the original on 7 November 2010. http://www.webcitation.org/5u4Hwxay9. Retrieved 25 February 2008. 
  39. ^ "100 Greatest Sporting Moments – Results". Channel4.com. Archived from the original on 7 November 2010. http://www.webcitation.org/5u4HwxayN. Retrieved 16 April 2007. 
  40. ^ Dee, John (1 May 2001). "Ebdon quick to sit on fence". London: The Sunday Telegraph. Archived from the original on 7 November 2010. http://www.webcitation.org/5u4Hwxayb. Retrieved 29 August 2009. 
  41. ^ Hendon, Dave. "Meet The Misses". Snooker Scene Blog. Archived from the original on 2 June 2011. http://www.webcitation.org/query?id=1307020649833495. Retrieved 5 May 2011. 
  42. ^ "1986 World Championships Results". Snooker Database. Archived from the original on 2 June 2011. http://www.webcitation.org/query?id=1307020649833505. Retrieved 5 May 2011. 
  43. ^ "1986: Johnson stuns snooker world". London: BBC Sport. 14 April 2002. Archived from the original on 7 November 2010. http://www.webcitation.org/5u4Hwxayq. Retrieved 25 February 2008. 
  44. ^ a b c d e "Classic". Snooker Scene. Archived from the original on 2 June 2011. http://www.webcitation.org/query?id=1307020649833513. Retrieved 24 May 2011. 
  45. ^ "1987 World Championships Results". Snooker Database. Archived from the original on 2 June 2011. http://www.webcitation.org/query?id=1307020649833522. Retrieved 5 May 2011. 
  46. ^ "1987: Davis's revenge on Johnson". London: BBC Sport. 14 April 2002. Archived from the original on 7 November 2010. http://www.webcitation.org/5u4Hwxaz4. Retrieved 25 February 2008. 
  47. ^ McHenry, Bruce. "Williams clinches triple crown". The Scotsman. UK. Archived from the original on 2 June 2011. http://www.webcitation.org/query?id=1307020649833531. Retrieved 5 May 2011. 
  48. ^ "1988: Davis does it again". London: BBC Sport. 14 April 2002. Archived from the original on 7 November 2010. http://www.webcitation.org/5u4HwxazL. Retrieved 25 February 2008. 
  49. ^ Everton, Clive (1993). The Embassy Book of World Snooker. Bloomsbury Publishing. p. 129. ISBN 978-0747516101. 
  50. ^ "1988 UK Championship Results". Snooker Database. Archived from the original on 2 June 2011. http://www.webcitation.org/query?id=1307020649833540. Retrieved 5 May 2011. 
  51. ^ "1989: Davis makes it six". London: BBC Sport. 14 April 2002. Archived from the original on 7 November 2010. http://www.webcitation.org/5u4Hwxaza. Retrieved 25 February 2008. 
  52. ^ "Maguire makes White cross in Malta as he dominates final". The Scotsman. UK. Archived from the original on 19 May 2011. http://www.webcitation.org/5ynfYizhE. Retrieved 15 May 2011. 
  53. ^ "1990 – Cue Stephen Hendry". London: BBC Sport. 12 April 2002. Archived from the original on 7 November 2010. http://www.webcitation.org/5u4Hwxazo. Retrieved 25 February 2008. 
  54. ^ a b c d e "Ranking History". WWW Snooker. http://www.snooker.org/rnk/history.asp?sort=1990/1991&order=asc. Retrieved 5 May 2011. 
  55. ^ "1991: Parrott finally gets reward". London: BBC Sport. 12 April 2002. Archived from the original on 7 November 2010. http://www.webcitation.org/5u4Hwxb02. Retrieved 25 February 2008. 
  56. ^ "1994: Hendry beats White in classic". London: BBC Sport. 12 April 2002. Archived from the original on 7 November 2010. http://www.webcitation.org/5u4Hwxb0G. Retrieved 25 February 2008. 
  57. ^ "Welsh Open: Previous winners". London: BBC Sport. 14 January 2005. Archived from the original on 7 November 2010. http://www.webcitation.org/5u4Hwxb0U. Retrieved 25 February 2008. 
  58. ^ a b "Biographies; Steve Davis: Presenter". BBC Press Office. 2007. Archived from the original on 7 November 2010. http://www.webcitation.org/5u4Hwxb0i. Retrieved 14 April 2007. 
  59. ^ "2001 World Championships Results". Snooker Database. Archived from the original on 2 June 2011. http://www.webcitation.org/query?id=1307020649833548. Retrieved 5 May 2011. 
  60. ^ "2002 World Championships Results". Snooker Database. Archived from the original on 2 June 2011. http://www.webcitation.org/query?id=1307020649833557. Retrieved 5 May 2011. 
  61. ^ Everton, Clive (5 March 2001). "Snooker now a young man's game". BBC Sport. http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport2/hi/other_sports/1202164.stm. Retrieved 5 July 2011. 
  62. ^ "O'Sullivan denies Davis". London: BBC Sport. 14 January 20. Archived from the original on 7 November 2010. http://www.webcitation.org/5u4Hwxb0U. Retrieved 5 May 2011. 
  63. ^ Saj Chowdhury (27 April 2005). "Murphy beats Davis to reach semis". London: BBC Sport. Archived from the original on 7 November 2010. http://www.webcitation.org/5u4Hwxb0w. Retrieved 25 February 2008. 
  64. ^ a b "Steve Davis". WorldSnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 2007–2010 [copyright date]. "Players Alphabetical" section. http://www.worldsnooker.com/page/PlayersAlphabeticalArticle/0,,13165~2233683,00.html. Retrieved 1 April 2010.  Official WPBSA player profile.
  65. ^ "World Snooker – Steve Davis". Sporting Life. Archived from the original on 7 November 2010. http://www.webcitation.org/5u4Hwxb1A. Retrieved 26 February 2008. 
  66. ^ "2005 UK Championship". Global Snooker Centrwe. Archived from the original on 28 April 2006. http://replay.waybackmachine.org/20060428011423/http://www.globalsnookercentre.co.uk/files/Results/res05_6/05UK.htm. 
  67. ^ "Davis brushes off retirement talk". BBC Sport. 12 April 2006. http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport2/hi/other_sports/snooker/4885086.stm. Retrieved 5 July 2011. 
  68. ^ "888.com 2006 World Championship". Global Snooker Centre. Archived from the original on 1 July 2007. http://replay.web.archive.org/20070701190817/http://www.globalsnookercentre.co.uk/files/Results/2005-6/06world.htm. 
  69. ^ "Davis Rolls Back The Years". The Daily Mail (UK). 5 May 2007. Archived from the original on 14 April 2011. http://www.webcitation.org/5xw7uu8xl. Retrieved 14 April 2011. 
  70. ^ "Top Trump". Worldsnooker.com. 18 September 2009. Archived from the original on 7 November 2010. http://www.webcitation.org/5u4Hwxb1d. Retrieved 31 January 2010. 
  71. ^ Speck, Ivan (22 April 2009). "Davis dismisses talk of retirement after being crushed at The Crucible Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/othersports/article-1172710/Davis-dismisses-talk-retirement-crushed-The-Crucible.html#ixzz1RFsElcwB". London: Mail Online. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/othersports/article-1172710/Davis-dismisses-talk-retirement-crushed-The-Crucible.html. Retrieved 5 July 2011. 
  72. ^ "2009 Shanghai Masters Qualifying". Global Snooker. Archived from the original on 2 June 2011. http://www.webcitation.org/query?id=1307020649833574. Retrieved 17 April 2010. 
  73. ^ "2009 Grand Prix Qualifying". Global Snooker. Archived from the original on 2 June 2011. http://www.webcitation.org/query?id=1307020649833566. Retrieved 17 April 2010. 
  74. ^ "Steve Davis books UK clash with Stephen Hendry". BBC Sport. 30 November 2009. Archived from the original on 14 May 2011. http://www.webcitation.org/5ygFrezJR. Retrieved 14 May 2011. 
  75. ^ "Stephen Hendry overcomes Steve Davis in UK Championship but finds the game is 'torture'". The Daily Telegraph (UK). 6 December 2009. Archived from the original on 14 May 2011. http://www.webcitation.org/5ygGIn78B. Retrieved 14 May 2011. 
  76. ^ Kendal-Williams, Simon. "Williams andcostill chasingthat elusive pot of Welsh gold; snooker's finest head for Wales: But will there be a home winner?". Wales on Sunday on TheFreeLibrary.com. http://www.thefreelibrary.com/Williams+andcostill+chasingthat+elusive+pot+of+Welsh+gold%3B+SNOOKER%27S...-a0217301835. Retrieved 14 May 2011. 
  77. ^ Hartley, John. "Mike Dunn’s world bid". Evening Gazette. Archived from the original on 14 May 2011w. http://www.webcitation.org/5ygHMjPoZ. Retrieved 14 May 2011. 
  78. ^ "Veteran Steve Davis wins 30th place at snooker's Crucible world showdown". The Daily Mail (UK). 9 March 2010. Archived from the original on 2 June 2011. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/othersports/article-1256183/Veteran-Steve-Davis-wins-30th-place-snookers-Crucible-world-showdown.html. Retrieved 14 May 2011. 
  79. ^ Everton, Clive (21 April 2010). "Steve Davis becomes oldest player in 21 years to win at world championships". Guardian (London). Archived from the original on 2 June 2011. http://www.webcitation.org/query?id=1307020649833592. Retrieved 24 May 2011. 
  80. ^ Everton, Clive (25 April 2010). "Eighties flashbacks inspire Steve Davis to Crucible's greatest upset". Guardian (London). Archived from the original on 2 June 2011. http://www.webcitation.org/query?id=1307020649833601. Retrieved 24 May 2011. 
  81. ^ "Neil Robertson beats Steve Davis to make world semis". BBC Sport. 28 April 2010. Archived from the original on 7 November 2010. http://www.webcitation.org/5u4Hwxb25. Retrieved 28 April 2010. 
  82. ^ "Davis and Taylor rerun 1985 classic". Morning Star. 29 April 2010. Archived from the original on 7 November 2010. http://www.webcitation.org/5u4Hwxb2J. Retrieved 30 April 2010. 
  83. ^ "2010 Roewe Shanghai Masters Qualifying Matches and Results". Global Snooker. Archived from the original on 2 June 2011. http://www.webcitation.org/query?id=1307020649833601. Retrieved 27 July 2010. 
  84. ^ "2010 Roewe Shanghai Masters Final Stage Matches and Results". Global Snooker. Archived from the original on 2 June 2011. http://www.webcitation.org/query?id=1307020649833612. Retrieved 27 July 2010. 
  85. ^ "Ebdon defeats Davis in batlle of World Champs". 110 Sport. Archived from the original on 2 June 2011. http://www.webcitation.org/query?id=1307020649833630. Retrieved 14 May 2011. 
  86. ^ "2010 UK Championship Results". Snooker Database. Archived from the original on 2 June 2011. http://www.webcitation.org/query?id=1307020649833639. Retrieved 14 May 2011. 
  87. ^ "Euro Players Tour Championship 1 Drawsheet". World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. http://www.worldsnooker.com/EPTC1_Draw.htm?tid=187. Retrieved 9 September 2010. 
  88. ^ "Order of Merit". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 22 November 2010. http://www.worldsnooker.com/staticFiles/87/64/0,,13165~156807,00.pdf. Retrieved 5 October 2010. 
  89. ^ a b "White Crowned Senior Champion". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. http://www.worldsnooker.premiumtv.co.uk/page/NewsArticles/0,,13165~2225235,00.html. Retrieved 24 May 2011. 
  90. ^ "2011 German Masters Results". Snooker Database. Archived from the original on 2 June 2011. http://www.webcitation.org/5z8u5y4gs. Retrieved 2 June 2011. 
  91. ^ "2011 Welsh Open Results". Snooker Database. Archived from the original on 2 June 2011. http://www.webcitation.org/5z8uCys5y. Retrieved 2 June 2011. 
  92. ^ "2011 China Open Results". Snooker Database. Archived from the original on 2 June 2011. http://www.webcitation.org/5z8uHw54j. Retrieved 2 June 2011. 
  93. ^ "2011 World Championship Results". Snooker Database. Archived from the original on 2 June 2011. http://www.webcitation.org/5z8uLrB6u. Retrieved 2 June 2011. 
  94. ^ "Rankings after 2011 World Championship". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. http://www.worldsnooker.com/staticFiles/64/71/0,,13165~160100,00.pdf. Retrieved 4 May 2011. 
  95. ^ "2011 Shanghai Masters qualifiers results". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. http://www.worldsnooker.com/page/ShanghaiMastersQArticle/0,,13165~2402893,00.html. Retrieved 2 October 2011. 
  96. ^ "Davis Into Last Four". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. http://www.worldsnooker.com/page/NewsArticles/0,,13165~2204252,00.html. Retrieved 2 October 2011. 
  97. ^ "PTC Order of Merit after PTC9". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. http://www.worldsnooker.com/staticFiles/ed/93/0,,13165~168941,00.pdf. Retrieved 25 October 2011. 
  98. ^ "Morgan Takes Senior Crown". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. http://www.worldsnooker.com/page/NewsArticles/0,,13165~2324947,00.html. Retrieved 5 November 2011. 
  99. ^ "2011 UK Championship Qualifiers". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. http://www.worldsnooker.com/page/NewsArticles/0,,13165~2507245,00.html. Retrieved 10 November 2011. 
  100. ^ a b Harris, Nick (3 December 2007). "An email conversation with Steve Davis: 'Snooker has real strength in depth. It's not like it used to be'". The Independent (UK). Archived from the original on 7 November 2010. http://www.webcitation.org/5u4Hwxb6p. Retrieved 29 August 2009. 
  101. ^ "History". 2005.mosconicup.com. Matchroom Sport. Archived from the original on 2 June 2011. http://www.webcitation.org/5z8uYuXxO. Retrieved 2 June 2011. 
  102. ^ "Europe Win Mosconi Cup For First Time Since 1995". 9ballpool.co.uk. 23 December 2002. Archived from the original on 7 November 2010. http://www.webcitation.org/5u4Hwxb3t. Retrieved 21 April 2007. 
  103. ^ "History (1994–2003)". 2004.mosconicup.com. Mosconi Cup. Archived from the original on 2 June 2011. http://www.webcitation.org/5z8v0QmXY. Retrieved 2 June 2011. 
  104. ^ "World Pool League Back In Poland". European Pocket Billiard Federation. 2001. Archived from the original on 2 June 2011. http://www.webcitation.org/5z8v93M5F. Retrieved 11 April 2007. 
  105. ^ "Uk8ball.com Interviews Steve Davis at the Nineball Worlds". UK8Ball.com. 17 July 2002. Archived from the original on 27 September 2007. http://web.archive.org/web/20070927064914/http://www.uk8ball.com/article.php?sid=604. Retrieved 3 May 2007. 
  106. ^ "Steve Davis Profile". The Mob Poker Database. Archived from the original on 2 June 2011. http://www.webcitation.org/5z8vDG0Qm. Retrieved 29 April 2008. 
  107. ^ "History of the Poker Million". Poker Player. Archived from the original on 2 June 2011. http://www.webcitation.org/query?id=1307020649833647. Retrieved 4 May 2011. 
  108. ^ "Event 41 – No-Limit Hold'em Championship (Players ranked between 561 and 580)". CardPlayer.com. Archived from the original on 9 May 2011. http://www.webcitation.org/5yYapP0wf. Retrieved 9 May 2011. 
  109. ^ "Event 54 – World Championship No-Limit Hold'em (Players ranked between 381 and 400)". CardPlayer.com. Archived from the original on 9 May 2011. http://www.webcitation.org/5yYbCvEYL. Retrieved 9 May 2011. 
  110. ^ "Event 56 – $2,500 No-Limit Hold'em (Players ranked between 122 and 141)". CardPlayer.com. Archived from the original on 11 May 2011. http://www.webcitation.org/5ybPXpr7f. Retrieved 11 May 2011. 
  111. ^ "Mr Interesting...On the Spot". BBC Lancashire. Archived from the original on 7 November 2010. http://www.webcitation.org/5u4Hwxb4n. Retrieved 14 April 2007. 
  112. ^ O'Shea, Gary; Dillon, Andy (3 May 2011). "Steve Davis stalked". London: The Sun. Archived from the original on 2 June 2011. http://www.webcitation.org/query?id=1307020649833656. Retrieved 5 May 2011. 
  113. ^ Philip, Robert (8 November 2007). "'Interesting' Steve Davis still playing for fun". The Independent (UK). Archived from the original on 2 June 2011. http://www.webcitation.org/query?id=1307020649833656. Retrieved 14 May 2011. 
  114. ^ Davis, Steve; Atkinson, Geoff (1988). How To Be Really Interesting. Penguin Books Ltd. ISBN 0-1401-1306-1. 
  115. ^ Davis, Steve (1982). Successful Snooker. London: Littlehampton Book Services Ltd. ISBN 0-8509-7437-2. 
  116. ^ Davis, Steve (1982). Frame and fortune. London: Arthur Barker. ISBN 0-2131-6840-5. 
  117. ^ Davis, Steve (1983). Radford, Brian. ed. Steve Davis : Snooker Champion. London: Pan Books. ISBN 0-3302-6864-3. 
  118. ^ Davis, Steve; Griffiths, Terry; Taylor, Dennis; White, Jimmy; Foulds, Neal; Meo, Tony; Thorne, Willie (May 1988). Matchroom Snooker. Pelham Books. ISBN 0-7207-1826-0. 
  119. ^ Davis, Steve (1989). The Official Matchroom 1990. Hamlyn. 
  120. ^ Davis, Steve; Norwood, David (September 1995). Steve Davis Plays Chess. B.T. Batsford Ltd. ISBN 0-7134-7813-6. 
  121. ^ Davis, Steve; Norwood, David; Norwood, David (1995). Grandmaster Meets Chess Amateur (1st American ed.). New York: Henry Holt & Co. ISBN 0-8050-4224-5. 
  122. ^ Davis, Steve (1994). Simply Fix – the Steve Davis Interesting Cookbook No 1 – Interesting Things to Do With Meat. Crosse & Blackwell. ISBN 0-9465-5535-4. 
  123. ^ Davis, Steve (1994). Simply Fix – The Steve Davis Interesting Cookbook No 2 – Interesting Things to Make with Poultry. London: Crosse & Blackwell. ISBN 0-9465-5534-6. 
  124. ^ Davis, Steve (1994). Simply Fix – The Steve Davis Interesting Cookbook No 3 – Interesting Things to Make Using Vegetables. London: Crosse & Blackwell. 
  125. ^ a b "Steve Davis". Internet Movie Database. Archived from the original on 2 June 2011. http://www.webcitation.org/query?id=1307020649833674. Retrieved 2 June 2011. 
  126. ^ "Davis: An "Interesting" legend". London: BBC Sport. 12 April 2001. Archived from the original on 7 November 2010. http://www.webcitation.org/5u4Hwxb69. Retrieved 25 January 2008. 
  127. ^ "Snapshot of our Select investments". Irish Life. Archived from the original on 7 November 2010. http://www.webcitation.org/5u4Hwxb5F. Retrieved 25 February 2008. 
  128. ^ "Viral turns snooker ace into Kidman". Marketing Week. 18 October 2007. Archived from the original on 2 June 2011. http://www.webcitation.org/query?id=1307020649833682. Retrieved 25 May 2011. 
  129. ^ "When Snooker Went Loopy". BBC. 20 November 2000. Archived from the original on 2 June 2011. http://www.webcitation.org/query?id=1307020649833674. Retrieved 20 June 2010. 
  130. ^ "Snooker Loopy". Chart Stats. Archived from the original on 2 June 2011. http://www.webcitation.org/query?id=1307020649833700. Retrieved 5 February 2009. 
  131. ^ "The Romford Rap". Chart Stats. Archived from the original on 2 June 2011. http://www.webcitation.org/query?id=1307020649833709. Retrieved 14 May 2011. 
  132. ^ "The Interesting Alternative Show". Archived from the original on 7 November 2010. http://www.webcitation.org/5u4Hwxb5v. Retrieved 29 September 2010. 
  133. ^ "Sports Personality 2006 – Past winners: 1988–1992". London: BBC. 27 November 2003. Archived from the original on 7 November 2010. http://www.webcitation.org/5u4Hwxb5T. Retrieved 25 February 2008. 
  134. ^ Rawcliffe, Jonathan; Harlow, Phil (17 April 2005). "Crucible Diary – Day Two". London: BBC Sport. Archived from the original on 7 November 2010. http://www.webcitation.org/5u4Hwxb5h. Retrieved 15 April 2007. 
  135. ^ Honeyball, Lee (7 March 2004). "My obsession". The Observer (UK). Archived from the original on 2 Juen 2011. http://www.webcitation.org/query?id=1307020649833717. Retrieved 14 April 2007. 
  136. ^ Nicoli, Luke (November 2007). "Steve Davis". FourFourTwo: 110. 
  137. ^ "Leyton Orient chairman Barry Hearn says club will contest Olympic Stadium decision". Daily Mail (UK). 16 February 2011. Archived from the original on 2 June 2011. http://www.webcitation.org/5z8vqqYQL. Retrieved 2 June 2011. 
  138. ^ "Steve Davis". Inside Pool. 2004. Archived from the original on 7 November 2010. http://www.webcitation.org/5u4Hwxb47. Retrieved 14 April 2007. 
  139. ^ Susie Boniface (6 March 2005). "Steve's Cutie". Sunday Mirror. http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_qn4161/is_20050306/ai_n11855800/. Retrieved 19 August 2009. 
  140. ^ a b c d e "International". Snooker Scene. Archived from the original on 2 June 2011. http://www.webcitation.org/query?id=1307020649833735. Retrieved 24 May 2011. 
  141. ^ a b c d "Grand Prix". Snooker Scene. Archived from the original on 2 June 2011. http://www.webcitation.org/query?id=1307020649833748. Retrieved 24 May 2011. 
  142. ^ a b "British Open". Snooker Scene. Archived from the original on 2 June 2011. http://www.webcitation.org/query?id=1307020649833757. Retrieved 24 May 2011. 
  143. ^ "Canadian Masters (1988)". Snooker Scene. Archived from the original on 2 June 2011. http://www.webcitation.org/query?id=1307020649833766. Retrieved 24 May 2011. 
  144. ^ a b "Dubai Duty Free Classic". Snooker Scene. Archived from the original on 2 June 2011. http://www.webcitation.org/query?id=1307020649833775. Retrieved 24 May 2011. 
  145. ^ "Asian Open (1989–1993)". Snooker Scene. Archived from the original on 2 June 2011. http://www.webcitation.org/query?id=1307020649833783. Retrieved 24 May 2011. 
  146. ^ "European Open". Snooker Scene. Archived from the original on 2 June 2011. http://www.webcitation.org/query?id=1307020649833792. Retrieved 24 May 2011. 
  147. ^ a b "International Open". Snooker Scene. Archived from the original on 2 June 2011. http://www.webcitation.org/query?id=1307020649833800. Retrieved 24 May 2011. 
  148. ^ "Kloster Thailand Open". Snooker Scene. Archived from the original on 2 June 2011. http://www.webcitation.org/query?id=1307020649833809. Retrieved 24 May 2011. 
  149. ^ a b c "Welsh Open". Snooker Scene. Archived from the original on 2 June 2011. http://www.webcitation.org/query?id=1307020649833817. Retrieved 24 May 2011. 
  150. ^ "2005 UK Championship Results". Snooker Database. Archived from the original on 2 June 2011. http://www.webcitation.org/query?id=1307020649833826. Retrieved 24 May 2011. 
  151. ^ a b c Kastner, von Hugo (2006). Humboldt-Ratgeber Snooker Spieler, Regeln & Rekorde (Orig.-Ausg., aktuelle Ausg. 2006/2007 ed.). Baden-Baden: Humboldt. pp. 140–141. ISBN 3-8999-4098-9. 
  152. ^ a b Kastner, von Hugo (2006). Humboldt-Ratgeber Snooker Spieler, Regeln & Rekorde (Orig.-Ausg., aktuelle Ausg. 2006/2007 ed.). Baden-Baden: Humboldt. pp. 128. ISBN 3-8999-4098-9. 
  153. ^ a b Turner, Chris. "On this Week: Birth of the Hurricane". Eurosport UK. Archived from the original on 2 June 2011. http://www.webcitation.org/query?id=1307020649833834. Retrieved 24 May 2011. 
  154. ^ Kastner, von Hugo (2006). Humboldt-Ratgeber Snooker Spieler, Regeln & Rekorde (Orig.-Ausg., aktuelle Ausg. 2006/2007 ed.). Baden-Baden: Humboldt. pp. 137–139. ISBN 3-8999-4098-9. 
  155. ^ "He's still White the showman!". Sunday Life on HighBeam Research. http://www.highbeam.com/doc/1G1-200518587.html. Retrieved 24 May 2011. (subscription required)
  156. ^ a b c "The Masters". Snooker Scene. Archived from the original on 2 June 2011. http://www.webcitation.org/query?id=1307020649833843. Retrieved 24 May 2011. 
  157. ^ a b c Turner, Chris. "On this Week: Ranking first for Carter". Eurosport. Archived from the original on 2 June 2011. http://www.webcitation.org/query?id=1307020649833852. Retrieved 24 May 2011. 
  158. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "Irish Masters". Snooker Scene. Archived from the original on 2 June 2011. http://www.webcitation.org/query?id=1307020649833860. Retrieved 24 May 2011. 
  159. ^ a b Turner, Chris. "Australian Masters". cajt.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk. Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. http://www.cajt.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/AustMas.html. Retrieved 18 March 2011. 
  160. ^ a b c "Pot Black History". Global Snooker Centre. Archived from the original on 24 December 2008. http://replay.waybackmachine.org/20081224154719/http://www.globalsnookercentre.co.uk/files/History/tourn_hist_potblack.htm. 
  161. ^ a b c d Kastner, von Hugo (2006). Humboldt-Ratgeber Snooker Spieler, Regeln & Rekorde (Orig.-Ausg., aktuelle Ausg. 2006/2007 ed.). Baden-Baden: Humboldt. pp. 139–140. ISBN 3-8999-4098-9. 
  162. ^ Turner, Chris. "On this Week: British success for the Whirlwind". Eurosport UK. Archived from the original on 2 June 2011. http://www.webcitation.org/query?id=1307020649833877. Retrieved 24 May 2011. 
  163. ^ Snooker Scene, October 1984, page 9
  164. ^ "Sports Times sets the pace every day". Evening Times. 11 September 1984. http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=r9hAAAAAIBAJ&sjid=yaYMAAAAIBAJ&dq=hong-kong-masters%20doug-mountjoy&pg=6546%2C1894050. Retrieved 6 June 2011. 
  165. ^ Turner, Chris. "On this Week: White becomes Brown". Eurosport UK. Archived from the original on 2 June 2011. http://www.webcitation.org/query?id=1307020649833895. Retrieved 24 May 2011. 
  166. ^ a b Snooker Scene, October 1985, page 7
  167. ^ a b Kastner, von Hugo (2006). Humboldt-Ratgeber Snooker Spieler, Regeln & Rekorde (Orig.-Ausg., aktuelle Ausg. 2006/2007 ed.). Baden-Baden: Humboldt. pp. 132. ISBN 3-8999-4098-9. 
  168. ^ "Steve sees pitfalls". Evening Times. 21 December 1985. http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=Uh0-AAAAIBAJ&sjid=RUoMAAAAIBAJ&dq=steve-davis%20snooker&pg=2400%2C4960237. Retrieved 6 June 2011. 
  169. ^ Snooker Scene, October 1986, page 9
  170. ^ a b c d e f g h Hayton, Eric (2004). The CueSport Book of Professional Snooker. Suffolk: Rose Villa Publications. pp. 344–347. ISBN 9780954854904. 
  171. ^ Snooker Scene, July 1987, page 13
  172. ^ "Davis Too Good For Hendry". New Straits Times. http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=amNPAAAAIBAJ&sjid=DZADAAAAIBAJ&dq=hong-kong-masters%20snooker%20steve-davis&pg=2688%2C1543580. Retrieved 5 June 2011. 
  173. ^ a b c d Turner, Chris. "Premier / Matchroom League". cajt.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk. Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. http://www.cajt.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/league.html. Retrieved 18 March 2011. 
  174. ^ a b Kastner, von Hugo (2006). Humboldt-Ratgeber Snooker Spieler, Regeln & Rekorde (Orig.-Ausg., aktuelle Ausg. 2006/2007 ed.). Baden-Baden: Humboldt. pp. 131. ISBN 3-8999-4098-9. 
  175. ^ Snooker Scene, November 1990, page 19
  176. ^ Snooker Scene, June 1991, page 24
  177. ^ Snooker Scene, August 1991, page 17
  178. ^ Sethi, Geet (20 April 2000). "Davis shows Dott the door". Chennai, India: The Hindu. Archived from the original on 2 June 2011. http://www.webcitation.org/query?id=1307020649833929. Retrieved 31 May 2011. 
  179. ^ "Sky's The Limit For Snooker Seniors". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. http://www.worldsnooker.com/page/NewsArticles/0,,13165~2474212,00.html. Retrieved 6 October 2011. 
  180. ^ "Pot Black". UKGameshows.com. Archived from the original on 7 May 2011. http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:iF0ICZ5RVP4J:www.ukgameshows.com/ukgs/Pot_Black+1993+%22Pot+Black%22+%22Steve+Davis%22+%22Mike+Hallett%22&cd=3&hl=hu&ct=clnk&gl=hu&source=www.google.hu. Retrieved 17 May 2010. 
  181. ^ "Wattana: 'I may quit'". BBC Sport. 13 March 2001. Archived from the original on 2 June 2011. http://www.webcitation.org/query?id=1307020649833938. Retrieved 24 May 2011. 
  182. ^ "Drago gains first win over Davis". The Irish Times on HighBeam Research. http://www.highbeam.com/doc/1P2-24948211.html. Retrieved 24 May 2011. (subscription required)
  183. ^ Kastner, von Hugo (2006). Humboldt-Ratgeber Snooker Spieler, Regeln & Rekorde (Orig.-Ausg., aktuelle Ausg. 2006/2007 ed.). Baden-Baden: Humboldt. pp. 130. ISBN 3-8999-4098-9. 
  184. ^ Snooker Scene, July 1998, page 14
  185. ^ "England's Classic Triump". The Glasgow Herald. 2 November 1981. http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=FsNAAAAAIBAJ&sjid=16UMAAAAIBAJ&pg=5878%2C165294. Retrieved 2 June 2011. 
  186. ^ "Canada wins snooker classic". Evening Times. 1 November 1982. http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=NddAAAAAIBAJ&sjid=iaYMAAAAIBAJ&pg=4691%2C110604. Retrieved 2 June 2011. 
  187. ^ "Meo makes his mark – and collects £13,000". The Glasgow Herald. 20 December 1982. http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=DcNAAAAAIBAJ&sjid=AKYMAAAAIBAJ&pg=2556%2C3653005. Retrieved 2 June 2011. 
  188. ^ "Davis leads England to second win". Evening Times. 31 October 1983. http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=R9BAAAAAIBAJ&sjid=jqYMAAAAIBAJ&pg=2410%2C6083806. Retrieved 2 June 2011. 
  189. ^ "Easy for Davis & Meo". The Glasgow Herald. 19 December 1983. http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=8MFAAAAAIBAJ&sjid=8aUMAAAAIBAJ&pg=5253%2C3770238. Retrieved 2 June 2011. 
  190. ^ a b "On this Week: Irish hat-trick success". Eurosport UK. Archived from the original on 2 June 2011. http://www.webcitation.org/5z9G8BCTw. Retrieved 2 June 2011. 
  191. ^ "Snooker". The Glasgow Herald. 25 March 1985. http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=e-09AAAAIBAJ&sjid=wkgMAAAAIBAJ&pg=4412%2C5484709. Retrieved 2 June 2011. 
  192. ^ "Davis, Meo lift doubles crown". The Glasgow Herald. 16 December 1985. http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=gfQ9AAAAIBAJ&sjid=AUkMAAAAIBAJ&pg=1652%2C3439016. Retrieved 2 June 2011. 
  193. ^ "Davis and Meo wrap up title". The Glasgow Herald. 15 December 1986. http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=GqhAAAAAIBAJ&sjid=oaUMAAAAIBAJ&pg=2368%2C3675982. Retrieved 2 June 2011. 
  194. ^ Snooker Scene, March 1991, page 14

External links


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Steve Davis — Geburtstag 22. August 1957 Geburtsort P …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Steve Davis — Fiche d identité Nom complet Steve Davis Nationalité Anglais Date de naissance 22 août 1957 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Steve Davis — ➡ Davis (VII) * * * …   Universalium

  • Steve Davis (disambiguation) — Steve Davis may refer to:* Steve Davis, English snooker player and six time World Champion * Steve Pablo Davis (artist) American artist and activist * Steve Davis (American football), American football player * Steve Davis (drummer), American… …   Wikipedia

  • Steve Davis (Posaunist) — Steve Davis auf dem Hartford Jazz Festival 2007. Steve Davis (* 14. April 1967 in Worcester (Massachusetts)) ist ein US amerikanischer Jazz Posaunist des Hardbop. Steve Davis wuchs in Binghampton (New York) auf und studierte Jazz an der Hartt… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Steve Davis (quarterback) — Steve Davis (born in Sallisaw, Oklahoma) was a quarterback for the Oklahoma Sooners from 1972 1976. He was named the Offensive Most Valuable Player of the 1976 Orange Bowl, when the Sooners won their 5th National Championship. Davis led the… …   Wikipedia

  • Steve Davis (trombonist) — Steve Davis (born in 1967) is an American jazz trombonist who plays hard bop, post bop, and standards. He studied jazz at The Hartt School of the University of Hartford; Jackie McLean, head of the African American music program, recommended him… …   Wikipedia

  • Steve Davis (drummer) — Jazz drummer Steve Davis was born in Santa Barbara, California in 1958. With Shelly Manne as his Godfather, it s no wonder he became interested in the drums at a young age. He soon realized that playing the drums was what he wanted to do in life …   Wikipedia

  • Steve Davis (footballer born 1968) — Football player infobox playername = Steve Davis fullname = Stephen Mark Davis nickname = cityofbirth = Hexham countryofbirth = England dateofbirth = birth date and age|1968|10|30 height = height|ft=6|in=2 currentclub = Burnley (first team coach) …   Wikipedia

  • Steve Davis (umpire) — Infobox cricketer biography playername = Steve Davis country = Australia fullname = Stephen James Davis living = true dayofbirth = 9 monthofbirth = 4 yearofbirth = 1952 placeofbirth = London countryofbirth = England umpire = true columns = 0… …   Wikipedia


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.