Judd Trump facts for kids
Trump at the 2015 World Championship
|Born||20 August 1989
Whitchurch, Bristol, England
|Nickname||Mr. Haircut 100
(The) Ace (in the Pack)
Danny the Boy
|Highest ranking||1 (November–December 2012, February–March 2013, August 2019–)|
|5 (as of 8 May 2018)|
|Highest||147 (4 times)|
Judd Trump (born 20 August 1989) 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.
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.
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. He also became the first snooker player to win over £1 million in prize money in a single season.
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Trump after winning the 2016 European Masters in Bucharest
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