Gary Wilson

The Tyneside Terror

Three Ranking Titles

World Ranking

11

Money List Earnings

£421,500

One Year List Earnings

£251,500

English
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11/08/1985

Date of Birth

2004

Turned Pro

Right

Hand

147 - 5 times

WST High Break

-

Cue

Bio

Gary Wilson is a three-time ranking event winner who lifted his first silverware at the 2022 Scottish Open following a 9-2 victory against Joe O’Connor in Edinburgh.

Having previously reached finals at the 2015 China Open and 2021 British Open tournaments, Wilson ensured that it would be third time lucky in Scotland as he notably overcame Ronnie O’Sullivan on his way to the final, before seeing off compatriot O’Connor to claim the title.

Wilson successfully defended the Scottish Open title twelve months later, defeating Noppon Saengkham 9-5 in the final, before adding further Home Nations glory to his CV at the 2024 Welsh Open where he overcame Martin O’Donnell 9-4 to secure the third ranking event title of his career.

Another standout performance came at the 2019 World Championship where competing at the Crucible Theatre for only the second time he defeated Luca Brecel, Mark Selby and Ali Carter before losing to eventual champion Judd Trump 17-11 in the last four.

Wilson is a former winner of the World Under-21 and English Amateur Championship tournaments and initially spent two years on the World Snooker Tour from 2004-2006, before regaining his professional place from the start of the 2013/14 season.

He has made five maximum breaks during the course of his career, most recently at the 2024 Welsh Open, and moved into the world’s top ten in April 2024.

Career Honours

WST Ranking Event Titles (3)

  • 2023/24: Scottish Open, Welsh Open
  • 2022/23: Scottish Open