Stephen Hendry Scottish Snooker Player

Stephen Hendry is a former snooker player from Scotland. At 80 he became the youngest ever professional at age 16. During the 90 years he dominated the snooker world and was seven times world champion. He is considered one of the best snooker players of all time. Anno 2015 Stephen Hendry works partly as a commentator for the BBC during World Snooker.

Road to the First World

Stephen Gordon Hendry was born January 13, 1969 in South Queensferry in Edinburgh. In 1981, his father bought him as a Christmas present, a small pool table. No one could think of right now is that this gift is the beginning of the career of one of the greatest snooker player ever caretaker. He then won the Scottish title for players up to 16 years and was the 1985 Scottish Amateur Champion and he decided to become a professional at the age of 16.
In 1988, he won his first tournament as a professional and he reached the quarterfinals in soccer VM. From this time he rose steadily in the world rankings in 1990, when he was 21 years old, for the first time to win the World Championship Snooker Jimmy White in the final by defeating 18-12. The same year he also reached first place in the world.

Dominance in the 90s

Even Stephen Hendry in 1991 are already in the quarterfinals of the world was eliminated, he nevertheless won several other major tournaments, and kept the first place in the world rankings. From 1992 he was the strongest in five world championships in a row, tying the record of six world titles. Both Ray Reardon and Steve Davis had occurred to him.
In 1997, Stephen Hendry again reached the final of the world championship. This time it was Ken Doherty strong after a less successful year in which he succeeded in the first round of the World Cup was disabled and had to give up his position as number one in the world rankings to his countryman John Higgins. 1999 was when the year when Stephen Hendry’s legendary record of Ray Reardon and Steve Davis would play well from the books. He beat Mark Williams in the finals and won his seventh title. But the first place in the world he temporarily lost.

2000 2005??

Although there are a number of tournaments won in those years were great successes. At the World Championships he won three quarterfinal, a semifinal and a final in 2002, where Peter Ebdon in an exciting final with 18-17 was too strong. His last ranking tournament won Stephen Hendry at the 2005 Malta Cup.

2006 2012??

In 2006, Stephen Hendry won again the first place in the world. This was the result of a year in which he was constantly the later rounds of a major tournament could win but to win was no longer there. But he still managed twice to reach the quarterfinals and semifinals at the World Cup.
After two unsuccessful years Stephen Hendry decided to stop in 2012 as a professional snooker player.Dissatisfaction if it has passed the level of the reasons. Hendry was currently outside the top 16 in the world ranking matters he had to play the qualification for the practice of the most important tournaments. He also had more and more difficult to find the balance between competitions, private and commercial interests.

Legacy Sports Snooker

Stephen Hendry is undoubtedly one of the greats of their sport. Seven world titles, 74 tournament victories, 11 ??highest raster ?? 9 years, the number in the world. In addition, he forever changed the game of snooker. Where the 80’s still mostly dominated by tactical players who tried the opponent by strong defensive game to force the fault was the 90th century was dominated by attacking players who handled every ball possible to put a series. Of these, Stephen Hendry was one of the main exponents.
Key wins:

  • The world champion: 1990, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1999
  • UK Championship: 1990, 1991, 1995, 1996, 1997
  • Welsh Open: 1992, 1997, 2003
  • The Masters: 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1996
  • Dubai Classic: 1990, 1991, 1994
  • Thailand Masters: 1990, 1991, 1998
  • Scottish Open: 1993, 1997, 1999
  • British Open: 1988, 1991, 2000, 2004
  • Malta Cup: 1994, 1995, 2002, 2005
  • World Open: 1988, 1991, 1992, 1996

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