Date of Birth: 13 August 1974
Nickname: The Fen Potter, The Gentleman
Highest Ranking: 9
Joe Perry is a professional snooker player from the UK. He is often referred to as the “Fen Potter” and also nicknamed “the Gentleman”.
Perry was born in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire. He climbed the rankings steadily after turning professional in 1991, and reached the top sixteen for the first time in 2002.
His first ranking final came at the 2001 European Open. He had to wait another 13 years for a second ranking at the 2014 Wuxi Classic. Perry then won his first major ranking title at the 2015 Players Championship Grand Final, at the age of 40, and in his 23rd season as a professional.
In addition, Perry won the minor-ranking 2013 Yixing Open and 2015 Xuzhou Open, and has also reached the semi-finals of the World Snooker Championship in 2008, and back-to-back UK Championship semi-finals in 2004 and 2005.
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