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Mark J Williams
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Nationality: Wales (Wales); Male; Born: 21 Mar 1975 (47 years)
Status: Professional; First season as pro: 1992; Ranking wins: 24; Maximums: 2;
Ranking: 8; Seeding: 8;
Bio page; Twitter: @markwil147; Other sources: CueTracker ; World Snooker
World Championship (16 Apr - 2 May 2022) Pencil
SF England Judd Trump [4] 17-16 Wales Mark J Williams [8] Head to head Details 
Re-rack in frames 1 and 8.
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Session 1:
78-46, 70-28 (70), 100-8 (70), 34-72
73-28, 84-21 (54), 91-22 (62), 94-4 (53)

Session 2:
7-72, 131-0 (114), 138-0 (100), 1-119 (119)
8-61, 93-0 (50), 79-52 (52, 79), 18-74 (70)

Session 3:
120-0 (120), 0-137 (137), 0-119 (58,53), 50-64
0-67 (57), 0-77 (77), 125-0 (125), 14-63

Session 4:
76-42 (64), 49-63, 30-73 (59), 0-137 (137)
83-35, 0-138 (138), 49-62, 53-31, 69-34

Referee: Desislava Bozhilova

Williams' third century was his 16th in the event, equalling the record for most centuries in one event set by Stephen Hendry at the 2002 World Championship.

Trump had a 7-1 lead after the first session. At that point, he had won 15 of his last 16 frames.

QF Wales Mark J Williams [8] 13-11 China Yan Bingtao [16] Head to head Details 
Re-rack in frame 2.
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Rd 2 Wales Mark J Williams [8] 13-3 Wales Jackson Page [90] Head to head Details 
Finished with one session to spare
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Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [8] 10-3 Wales Michael White (a) Head to head Details  Pencil
Tour Championship (28 Mar - 3 Apr 2022) Pencil
QF England Ronnie O'Sullivan [3] 10-9 Wales Mark J Williams [6] Head to head Details 
Re-rack in frame 12
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Turkish Masters (7-13 Mar 2022) Pencil
Rd 1 Wales Matthew Stevens [57] 5-3 Wales Mark J Williams [7] Head to head Details  Pencil
Welsh Open (28 Feb - 6 Mar 2022) Pencil
Rd 1 Norway Kurt Maflin [35] 4-3 Wales Mark J Williams [10] Head to head Details  Pencil
Welsh Open Qual (15-20 Feb 2022) Pencil
Q Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [10] 4-1 Ireland Michael Judge [114] Head to head Details  Pencil
Players Championship (7-13 Feb 2022) Pencil
QF England Ricky Walden [12] 6-5 Wales Mark J Williams [4] Head to head Details  Pencil

Walden was 5-2 down

Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [4] 6-3 England Gary Wilson [13] Head to head Details  Pencil
Turkish Masters Qual (2-6 Feb 2022) Pencil
Q Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [7] 5-1 England Reanne Evans (f) [116]   Details  Pencil
German Masters (26-30 Jan 2022) Pencil
Rd 1 China Zhao Xintong [25] 5-3 Wales Mark J Williams [8] Head to head Details  Pencil
Shoot Out (20-23 Jan 2022) Pencil
Final Iran Hossein Vafaei [35] 71-0 Wales Mark J Williams [4] Head to head Details  Pencil

Break 71.

This was Vafaei's first ranking title and the first for Iran. Williams played only the break-off shot in the frame.

Referee: Tatiana Woollaston

SF Wales Mark J Williams [4] 124-1 England Robbie Williams [57] Head to head Details  Pencil

Break 80

QF Wales Mark J Williams [4] 97-0 Wales Jamie Clarke [58] Head to head Details  Pencil

Break 52

Rd 4 Wales Mark J Williams [4] 57-1 England Matthew Selt [20] Head to head Details  Pencil
Rd 3 Wales Mark J Williams [4] 89-4 Ireland Aaron Hill [78]   Details  Pencil

Break 69

Rd 2 Wales Mark J Williams [4] 50-26 England Mark King [26] Head to head Details  Pencil
Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [4] 59-1 England Stuart Carrington [45] Head to head Details  Pencil
Masters (9-16 Jan 2022) Pencil
SF Australia Neil Robertson [5] 6-5 Wales Mark J Williams [9] Head to head Details  Pencil

103-22 (102), 0-81 (59), 4-71 (71), 53-60 (60 MW, 52 NR)
20-103 (60), 71-46, 83-0 (83), 1-91 (91)
108-23 (95), 128-0 (119), 69-67 (67 MW)

Neil Robertson won the decider on the final black having needed two snookers.

QF Wales Mark J Williams [9] 6-5 Scotland John Higgins [8] Head to head Details  Pencil
Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [9] 6-4 China Yan Bingtao [1] Head to head Details  Pencil
World Grand Prix (13-19 Dec 2021) Pencil
Rd 1 England Jack Lisowski [30] 4-3 Wales Mark J Williams [3] Head to head Details  Pencil
UK Championship (23 Nov - 5 Dec 2021) Pencil
Rd 2 England Anthony Hamilton [56] 6-5 Wales Mark J Williams [9] Head to head Details  Pencil
Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [9] 6-3 China Lei Peifan [119]   Details  Pencil
Champion of Champions (15-21 Nov 2021) Pencil
Rd 1 Australia Neil Robertson [4] 4-2 Wales Mark J Williams Head to head Details  Pencil

In the fourth frame Robertson became the fourth player to reach 800 centuries

German Masters Qual (18-26 Oct 2021) Pencil
Q Rd 2 Wales Mark J Williams [8] 5-1 China Chang Bingyu [93]   Details  Pencil
Q Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [8] 5-1 England Oliver Lines [69] Head to head Details  Pencil
Northern Ireland Open (9-17 Oct 2021) Pencil
Rd 3 Scotland John Higgins [7] 4-3 Wales Mark J Williams [10] Head to head Details 
Higgins was 3-0 down.
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Rd 2 Wales Mark J Williams [10] 4-2 Wales Jak Jones [63] Head to head Details  Pencil
Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [10] 4-3 England Elliot Slessor [47] Head to head Details  Pencil
Northern Ireland Open Qual (23-27 Aug 2021) Pencil
Q Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [10] 4-1 England Mark Joyce [60] Head to head Details  Pencil
British Open (16-22 Aug 2021) Pencil
Final Wales Mark J Williams [8] 6-4 England Gary Wilson [30] Head to head Details  Pencil

82-8, 0-72, 133-1 (111), 18-73 (62), 0-101 (101), 85-24, 81-0 (75), 42-73, 140-0 (115), 62-15

Mark J. Williams has won his 24th career ranking title. Only Steve Davis, John Higgins, Stephen Hendry and Ronnie O'Sullivan have won more.

SF Wales Mark J Williams [8] 4-1 England Jimmy Robertson [60] Head to head Details  Pencil

88-0, 40-96 (73), 71-18 (60), 73-61 (73), 83-26 (58)

QF Wales Mark J Williams [8] 4-3 England Ricky Walden [29] Head to head Details  Pencil
Rd 4 Wales Mark J Williams [8] 3-2 China Zhang Jiankang [114] Head to head Details  Pencil
Rd 3 Wales Mark J Williams [8] 3-0 England Liam Highfield [40] Head to head Details  Pencil
Rd 2 Wales Mark J Williams [8] 3-2 Wales Dominic Dale [58] Head to head Details  Pencil
Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [8] 3-0 China Tian Pengfei [56] Head to head Details  Pencil
Championship League Stage One Group 8 (18 Jul 2021) Pencil
Grp Wales Mark J Williams [8] 3-1 Wales Jak Jones [55] Head to head Details  Pencil
Grp Wales Mark J Williams [8] 3-0 England Hammad Miah [99]   Details  Pencil
Grp England Peter Lines [84] 3-0 Wales Mark J Williams [8] Head to head Details  Pencil