Judd Trump

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Judd Trump
Judd Trump May 2015.jpg
Trump at the 2015 World Championship
Born (1989-08-20) 20 August 1989 (age 32)
Whitchurch, Bristol, England
Sport country England
NicknameMr. Haircut 100[1]
(The) Ace (in the Pack)[2][3][4]
Danny the Boy[5]
Judd Triumph[5]
Highest ranking1 (November–December 2012, February–March 2013, August 2019–)
Career winnings£4,089,754
Highest break147 (4 times)[7]
Century breaks712
Tournament wins
World Champion2019

Judd Trump (born 20 August 1989)[8] is an English snooker player from Bristol who is the current World Champion and the world number one. One of 11 players to win all Triple Crown events at least once, he has won 17 ranking titles.[9]

After winning the English Under-13 and Under-15 events and reaching the World Under-21 semi-finals, Trump turned professional in 2005, aged 16. He won his first ranking title at the 2011 China Open, beating Selby 10–8 in the final. The following month, he reached the final of the 2011 World Championship, but lost 15–18 to John Higgins. He wis first Triple Crown event later that year when he won the 2011 UK Championship, defeating Mark Allen 10–8 in the final.[10]

During the 2018–19 snooker season, he won his first Masters title, defeating Ronnie O'Sullivan 10–4 in the final, and completed his Triple Crown by winning his first World Snooker Championship, defeating Higgins 18–9.[11][12] He also became the first snooker player to win over £1 million in prize money in a single season.[13]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Player List – Judd Trump". World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 2009. Archived from the original on 3 January 2010. Retrieved 3 January 2010.
  2. "Judd Trump". World Snooker. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 1 May 2018.
  3. Chowdhury, Saj (1 May 2007). "The man behind the nicknames". BBC Sport. Archived from the original on 2 May 2014. Retrieved 2 May 2014.
  4. "Snooker: Players Championship Live". World Snooker. ITV. ITV4 HD. 16 minutes in.
  5. 5.0 5.1 "Right on cue: Judd Trump". Eurosport. 20 February 2009. Archived from the original on 2016-09-19. Retrieved 26 September 2019.
  6. Hart, Simon (28 April 2011). "World Championship 2011: Judd 'The Juddernaut' Trump is building the momentum to reach his first final". The Telegraph. Retrieved 8 May 2019.
  7. "Official 147s – World Snooker". Retrieved 8 May 2018.
  8. "Grove Leisure Judd Trump". grovesnooker.co.uk. Retrieved 17 June 2013.
  9. "Six Of The Best - Trump Sets New Record". World Snooker. 2020-03-15. Retrieved 2020-03-16.
  10. "UK Championship: Judd Trump - nine ranking titles, but has he underachieved?". BBC Sport. 2018-11-26. Retrieved 2020-03-16.
  11. "World Championship final – reaction as Trump beats Higgins 18–9". BBC Sport. 2019-05-06. Retrieved 2019-12-28.
  12. Wilson, Jeremy (6 May 2019). "Judd Trump wins World Championship with victory over John Higgins in highest-quality final ever seen". The Telegraph. Retrieved 8 May 2019.
  13. "Judd Trump's record breaking prize money after Snooker World Championship win". Metro. 2019-05-06. Retrieved 2020-03-16.

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