Barry Hawkins – Wikipedia


Barry Hawkins (born 23 April 1979) is an English professional snooker player from Ditton in Kent. He turned professional in 1996.

He won his first ranking title at the 2012 Australian Goldfields Open.

Rated an 80–1 outsider for the 2013 World Snooker Championship before the tournament began, he surprised many by defeating opponents including world number 1 Mark Selby and Ding Junhui to reach the final, which he lost to defending champion Ronnie O’Sullivan.