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Mark J Williams

Male; Wales (Wales); Born: 21 Mar 1975 (49 years)
Status: Professional; First season as pro: 1992; Ranking wins: 26; Maximums: 3;
Ranking: n/a;
Bio page; Twitter: @markwil147; Other sources: CueTracker; World Snooker

2024/2025
Shanghai Masters (15-21 Jul 2024)
Rd 1 (11) Wales Mark J Williams [9] v Wildcard player   Est. 2024-07-15 06:00:00Z
Championship League Stage Two Group D (1 Jul 2024)
Grp (4) Wales Mark J Williams [4] v China Si Jiahui [13] Head to head Est. 2024-07-01 19:00:00Z
Grp (4) Wales Mark J Williams [4] v To be decided   2024-07-01 16:00:00Z
Grp (4) Wales Mark J Williams [4] v To be decided   2024-07-01 11:00:00Z
Championship League Stage One Group 4 (11 Jun 2024)
Grp Wales Mark J Williams [4] 3-0 England David Grace [48] Head to head Details 
Grp Wales Mark J Williams [4] 3-0 Northern Ireland Fergal Quinn (a)   Details 
Grp Wales Mark J Williams [4] 2-2 England Connor Benzey (a)   Details 
2023/2024
World Championship (20 Apr - 6 May 2024)
Rd 1 China Si Jiahui [23] 10-9 Wales Mark J Williams [6] Head to head Details 
1st session Williams 5-4 up
Tour Championship (1-7 Apr 2024)
Final Wales Mark J Williams [8] 10-5 England Ronnie O'Sullivan [2] Head to head Details 

Session 1:

73-29 (66), 10-107, 91-6 (91), 137-0 (66,67), 0-102 (102)
0-127 (127), 1-78 (59), 1-121 (121)

Session 2:62-33, 117-0 (104), 66-42 (54), 105-8 (99)
112-27 (112), 78-0 (78), 50-19

Referee: Olivier Marteel

This was Williams' 26th ranking title and second of the season.

SF Wales Mark J Williams [8] 10-5 Northern Ireland Mark Allen [5] Head to head Details 
Williams missed the last red on the way to a maximum in frame 5

Session 1:
88-4 (57), 69-50, 123-7 (99), 124-0 (105)
112-4 (112), 77-51 (66, 51), 84-0, 69-47

Session 2:
140-0 (140), 1-72 (65), 12-69 (53), 1-116 (79)
11-81 (56), 12-73 (69), 75-0 (75)

QF Wales Mark J Williams [8] 10-4 England Judd Trump [1] Head to head Details 
Williams won frame 3 after he needed a snooker on the pink.
Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [8] 10-9 England Tom Ford [9] Head to head Details 
Respotted black in frames 11 & 16 (71-71, 63-63), Williams won both frames.
World Masters (4-6 Mar 2024)
Rd 2 Scotland John Higgins 4-2 Wales Mark J Williams Head to head Details 
Re-rack in frame 2.

120 by Higgins (15 reds+blacks) in frame 1, lost position on yellow and missed.

Players Championship (19-25 Feb 2024)
Rd 1 Northern Ireland Mark Allen [12] 6-3 Wales Mark J Williams [5] Head to head Details 

146 by Allen in frame 1 was the highest break of the event

Welsh Open (12-18 Feb 2024)
Rd 3 Scotland Anthony McGill [24] 4-1 Wales Mark J Williams [9] Head to head Details 
Rd 2 Wales Mark J Williams [9] 4-3 England Sanderson Lam [64] Head to head Details 
Welsh Open Qual (25-27 Jan 2024)
Q Rd 2 Wales Mark J Williams [9] 4-2 England John Astley [74] Head to head Details 
German Masters (29 Jan - 4 Feb 2024)
Rd 2 China He Guoqiang [77] 5-1 Wales Mark J Williams [9]   Details 
World Grand Prix (15-21 Jan 2024)
QF China Cao Yupeng [28] 5-4 Wales Mark J Williams [4] Head to head Details 
Cao came back from 3-0 down
Rd 2 Wales Mark J Williams [4] 4-1 Iran Hossein Vafaei [13] Head to head Details 

Three strange episodes in the match: 1) Vafaei miscalculated in the second frame thinking he only needed pink. 2) Williams receiving a seven-point penalty in the final frame for picking up the cue ball as a joke. 3) Vafaei refusing to shake Williams' hand after the match because he slapped his thigh when missing a pink.

Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [4] 4-3 Thailand Thepchaiya Un-Nooh [29] Head to head Details 
Un-Nooh went in-off on the 13th black in a maximum attempt in frame 5.
Masters (7-14 Jan 2024)
Rd 1 England Ali Carter [11] 6-4 Wales Mark J Williams [8] Head to head Details 
Macau Masters - Event 2 (26-29 Dec 2023)
Final Wales Mark J Williams 9-6 England Jack Lisowski Head to head

147 by Lisowski in frame 4.

SF Wales Mark J Williams 6-2 England Judd Trump Head to head
QF Wales Mark J Williams 6-3 China Si Jiahui Head to head
German Masters Qual (18-22 Dec 2023)
Q Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [9] 5-3 England David Grace [56] Head to head Details 
Scottish Open Qual (30 Oct - 2 Nov 2023)
Q Rd 1 England Sam Craigie [48] 4-3 Wales Mark J Williams [9] Head to head Details 
Craigie was 3-0 down
Shoot Out (6-9 Dec 2023)
Rd 2 England Hammad Miah [77] 30-9 Wales Mark J Williams [4] Head to head Details 
Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [4] 68-4 England Matthew Selt [18] Head to head Details 
UK Championship (25 Nov - 3 Dec 2023)
QF China Ding Junhui [17] 6-5 Wales Mark J Williams [9] Head to head Details 

A new record of 195 points scored in frame 8 as Williams won it by 101-94. The previous record was 192.

Rd 2 Wales Mark J Williams [9] 6-4 Wales Jamie Clarke [60] Head to head Details 
Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [9] 6-4 China Fan Zhengyi [33] Head to head Details 
Champion of Champions (13-19 Nov 2023)
Rd 1 England Robert Milkins 4-2 Wales Mark J Williams [7] Head to head Details 
International Championship (5-12 Nov 2023)
Rd 2 China Zhang Anda [55] 6-3 Wales Mark J Williams [10] Head to head Details 
Northern Ireland Open (22-29 Oct 2023)
Rd 2 England Robbie Williams [41] 4-2 Wales Mark J Williams [7] Head to head Details 
Rerack in frame 3
Northern Ireland Open Qual (17-20 Oct 2023)
Q Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [7] 4-1 China Tian Pengfei [47] Head to head Details 
Wuhan Open (9-15 Oct 2023)
Rd 2 China Zhang Anda [55] w/o Wales Mark J Williams [10] Head to head
English Open (2-8 Oct 2023)
Rd 4 China Liu Hongyu [88] 4-3 Wales Mark J Williams [10]   Details 
Rd 3 Wales Mark J Williams [10] 4-2 Wales Dylan Emery [74] Head to head Details 
Rd 2 Wales Mark J Williams [10] 4-3 China Xiao Guodong [37] Head to head Details 
English Open Qual (6-8 Sep 2023)
Q Rd 2 Wales Mark J Williams [10] 4-0 England Ian Burns [108] Head to head Details 
British Open (25 Sep - 1 Oct 2023)
Final Wales Mark J Williams [9] 10-7 England Mark Selby [5] Head to head Details 

Session 1:
66-59, 131-4 (110), 100-5 (55), 30-102 (59)
74-39 (75), 133-0 (133), 6-121 (98), 0-79 (73)

Session 2:
6-112 (112), 66-1, 30-73, 97-51
91-0, 36-82, 0-81 (68), 69-56 (69), 59-54

Referee: Tatiana Woollaston.

This was the 25th ranking title for Williams. He becomes the second oldest winner of a ranking event at 48 years. Only Ray Reardon at 50 was older.

Williams came back from needing a snooker in the final frame.

SF Wales Mark J Williams [9] 6-3 Iran Hossein Vafaei [16] Head to head Details 

82-30 (66), 57-13, 44-93 (66), 7-111 (57, 54), 85-1,
65-58, 0-136 (135), 62-18 (62), 118-28 (71)

Referee: Colin Humphries

The 135 in frame 7 was Hossein Vafaei's 100th career century

QF Wales Mark J Williams [9] 5-1 China Fan Zhengyi [32] Head to head Details 
Rd 4 Wales Mark J Williams [9] 4-2 China Ding Junhui [15] Head to head Details 
Rd 3 Wales Mark J Williams [9] 4-2 England Gary Wilson [14] Head to head Details 
Rd 2 Wales Mark J Williams [9] 4-2 Scotland Stephen Maguire [30] Head to head Details 
British Open Qual (14-19 Aug 2023)
Q Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [9] 4-1 China Peng Yisong [85]   Details 
International Championship Qual (18-23 Sep 2023)
Q Rd 2 Wales Mark J Williams [10] 6-0 England Rebecca Kenna (f) [113]   Details 
Shanghai Masters (11-17 Sep 2023)
Rd 2 Belgium Luca Brecel [2] 6-4 Wales Mark J Williams [9] Head to head Details 
Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [9] 6-1 China Pang Junxu [20]   Details 
Wuhan Open Qual (1-5 Sep 2023)
Q Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [10] 5-2 Estonia Andres Petrov [86] Head to head Details 
European Masters (22-27 Aug 2023)
Rd 3 England Jimmy Robertson [23] 5-4 Wales Mark J Williams [10] Head to head Details 
Rd 2 Wales Mark J Williams [10] 5-3 Wales Matthew Stevens [40] Head to head Details 
European Masters Qual (25-29 Jul 2023)
Q Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [10] 5-0 China Zhang Anda [56] Head to head Details 
Championship League (26 Jun - 21 Jul 2023)
Final England Shaun Murphy [4] 3-0 Wales Mark J Williams [6] Head to head Details 

65-53, 73-0 (73), 69-30 (69)

Referee: Dave Ford

This was Murphy's 12th ranking title.

Championship League Stage Three Group B (21 Jul 2023)
Grp Wales Mark J Williams [6] 3-1 Thailand Noppon Saengkham [19] Head to head Details 
Grp Wales Mark J Williams [6] 3-1 China Cao Yupeng [31] Head to head Details 
Grp Wales Mark J Williams [6] 2-2 England Sam Craigie [42] Head to head Details 
Championship League Stage Two Group F (17 Jul 2023)
Grp Wales Mark J Williams [6] 3-0 England Robbie Williams [39] Head to head Details 
Grp Wales Mark J Williams [6] 3-0 England Martin O'Donnell [95] Head to head Details 
Grp Wales Mark J Williams [6] 3-0 England Barry Pinches (a) Head to head Details 
Championship League Stage One Group 6 (30 Jun 2023)
Grp Wales Mark J Williams [6] 3-0 Wales Dylan Emery [64] Head to head Details 
Grp Wales Mark J Williams [6] 3-1 Ireland Ken Doherty [66] Head to head Details 
Grp Wales Mark J Williams [6] 3-0 United States Daniel Holoyda (a)   Details 

Holoyda replaces Thor Chuan Leong.

2022/2023
World Championship (15 Apr - 1 May 2023)
Rd 2 Belgium Luca Brecel [9] 13-11 Wales Mark J Williams [8] Head to head Details 
Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [8] 10-5 England Jimmy Robertson [25] Head to head Details 
WST Classic (16-22 Mar 2023)
Rd 2 Wales Jackson Page [57] 4-3 Wales Mark J Williams [8] Head to head Details 
Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [8] 4-3 England Sean O'Sullivan [100]   Details 
6 Red World Championship (6-11 Mar 2023)
Rd 1 England Judd Trump 6-3 Wales Mark J Williams Head to head
6 Red F (6-8 Mar 2023)
Grp Wales Mark J Williams 5-2 Estonia Andres Petrov Head to head
Grp Wales Mark J Williams 5-4 Thailand Sunny Akani (a) Head to head
Grp England Joe Perry 5-2 Wales Mark J Williams Head to head

Perry replaced Mark Allen who withdrew.

Welsh Open (13-19 Feb 2023)
Rd 2 Wales Jak Jones [47] 4-3 Wales Mark J Williams [8] Head to head Details 
Welsh Open Qual (11-13 Jan 2023)
Q Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [8] 4-2 Wales Michael White [73] Head to head Details 
Shoot Out (25-28 Jan 2023)
Rd 3 Thailand Dechawat Poomjaeng [117] 53-12 Wales Mark J Williams [4] Head to head Details 
Rd 2 Wales Mark J Williams [4] 45-41 Scotland Dean Young [86]   Details 
Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [4] 98-0 England Craig Steadman [71] Head to head Details 

Break 98

World Grand Prix (16-22 Jan 2023)
QF Thailand Noppon Saengkham [28] 5-3 Wales Mark J Williams [13] Head to head Details 

Re Rack in Fr 4

Rd 2 Wales Mark J Williams [13] 4-0 China Ding Junhui [4] Head to head Details 
Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [13] 4-1 Wales Jamie Jones [20] Head to head Details 
Masters (8-15 Jan 2023)
Final England Judd Trump [4] 10-8 Wales Mark J Williams [7] Head to head Details 

Session 1:
0-138 (138), 106-3 (61), 74-11, 115-6 (106)
73-35 (73), 0-140 (100), 10-97 (60), 93-0 (89)

Session 2:
8-117 (50), 74-0 (66), 10-80 (80), 8-68 (52)
17-67, 80-46, 0-136 (107), 81-30, 98-40 (59)
126-8 (126)

Referee: Marcel Eckardt

Re-rack in frame 8.

SF Wales Mark J Williams [7] 6-0 England Jack Lisowski [9] Head to head Details 

64-7, 77-28 (52), 78-0 (74)
71-43, 70-1 (68), 44-36

QF Wales Mark J Williams [7] 6-5 England Ronnie O'Sullivan [2] Head to head Details 

143 by Williams in frame 7 is the highest break of the tournament so far. Re-rack in frame 9.

Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [7] 6-2 England David Gilbert [15] Head to head Details 

Gilbert replaced Yan Bingtao who was suspended.

English Open (12-18 Dec 2022)
QF Australia Neil Robertson [1] 5-3 Wales Mark J Williams [8] Head to head Details 

In frame four Williams made the third maximum of his career and the 183rd in pro snooker. Watch on YouTube.

Rd 3 Wales Mark J Williams [8] 4-2 England Barry Hawkins [9] Head to head Details 
Rd 2 Wales Mark J Williams [8] 4-0 England Matthew Selt [25] Head to head Details 
Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [8] 4-2 Wales Dominic Dale [58] Head to head Details 
English Open Qual (25-30 Oct 2022)
Q Rd 2 Wales Mark J Williams [8] 4-3 Wales Matthew Stevens [59] Head to head Details 
Scottish Open (28 Nov - 4 Dec 2022)
Rd 3 England Joe O'Connor [50] 4-3 Wales Mark J Williams [9]   Details 
Rd 2 Wales Mark J Williams [9] 4-0 England Jimmy Robertson [24] Head to head Details 
Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [9] w/o China Liang Wenbo [41] Head to head  

Liang is currently suspended

Scottish Open Qual (9-14 Oct 2022)
Q Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [9] 4-1 Estonia Andres Petrov [115] Head to head Details 
German Masters Qual (21-26 Nov 2022)
Q Rd 2 Belgium Julien Leclercq [109] 5-4 Wales Mark J Williams [7]   Details 
UK Championship (12-20 Nov 2022)
Rd 1 Wales Jamie Clarke [49] 6-3 Wales Mark J Williams [7] Head to head Details 
Northern Ireland Open (16-23 Oct 2022)
QF Northern Ireland Mark Allen [1] 5-4 Wales Mark J Williams [8] Head to head Details 
Rd 3 Wales Mark J Williams [8] 4-3 Scotland Stephen Maguire [24] Head to head Details 
Rd 2 Wales Mark J Williams [8] 4-2 England Jimmy Robertson [25] Head to head Details 
Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [8] 4-2 Switzerland Alexander Ursenbacher [62] Head to head Details 
Northern Ireland Open Qual (23-28 Aug 2022)
Q Rd 2 Wales Mark J Williams [8] 4-2 England Peter Lines [73] Head to head Details 
Hong Kong Masters (6-9 Oct 2022)
QF Australia Neil Robertson 5-3 Wales Mark J Williams Head to head Details 
Williams replaced Zhao Xintong who tested positive for COVID-19
British Open (26 Sep - 2 Oct 2022)
Rd 1 England Ben Woollaston [41] 4-1 Wales Mark J Williams [6] Head to head Details 
British Open Qual (9-14 Aug 2022)
Q Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [6] 4-1 Estonia Andres Petrov [126] Head to head Details 
European Masters (16-21 Aug 2022)
SF England Barry Hawkins [11] 6-2 Wales Mark J Williams [7] Head to head Details 
re-spotted black in frame 3 (60-60)

66-52 (59), 60-50, 60-67, 38-71 (50), 75-17 (67)
89-0 (89), 131-0 (131), 79-0 (79)

Referee: Marcel Eckardt

QF Wales Mark J Williams [7] 5-1 Wales Jamie Jones [31] Head to head Details 
Rd 3 Wales Mark J Williams [7] 5-0 China Zhou Yuelong [23] Head to head Details 
Rd 2 Wales Mark J Williams [7] 5-3 Wales Dominic Dale [56] Head to head Details 
Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [7] 5-2 England Sanderson Lam [106] Head to head Details 
Championship League Stage Two Group E (25 Jul 2022)
Grp Scotland Stephen Maguire [21] 3-0 Wales Mark J Williams [5] Head to head Details 
Grp China Lu Ning [29] 3-0 Wales Mark J Williams [5]   Details 
Grp Wales Mark J Williams [5] 3-0 Ireland Aaron Hill [97] Head to head Details 
European Masters Qual (15-24 Jul 2022)
Q Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [7] 5-4 England Liam Highfield [37] Head to head Details 
Williams won the decider by one point. He was 4-2 down.
Championship League Stage One Group 5 (11 Jul 2022)
Grp Wales Mark J Williams [5] 3-1 China Li Hang [41] Head to head Details 
Grp Wales Mark J Williams [5] 3-0 Wales Andrew Pagett [75]   Details 
Grp Wales Mark J Williams [5] 3-1 Jamaica Rory McLeod (a) Head to head Details 
2021/2022
World Championship (16 Apr - 2 May 2022)
SF England Judd Trump [4] 17-16 Wales Mark J Williams [8] Head to head Details 
Re-rack in frames 1 and 8. Trump had a 7-1 lead after the first session. At that point, he had won 15 of his last 16 frames.

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

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

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

Walden was 5-2 down

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

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 

Break 80

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

Break 52

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

Break 69

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

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

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

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

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 

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 
Rd 4 Wales Mark J Williams [8] 3-2 China Zhang Jiankang [114] Head to head Details 
Rd 3 Wales Mark J Williams [8] 3-0 England Liam Highfield [40] Head to head Details 
Rd 2 Wales Mark J Williams [8] 3-2 Wales Dominic Dale [58] Head to head Details 
Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [8] 3-0 China Tian Pengfei [56] Head to head Details 
Championship League Stage One Group 8 (18 Jul 2021)
Grp Wales Mark J Williams [8] 3-1 Wales Jak Jones [55] Head to head Details 
Grp England Peter Lines [84] 3-0 Wales Mark J Williams [8] Head to head Details 
Grp Wales Mark J Williams [8] 3-0 England Hammad Miah [99] Head to head Details 
2020/2021
World Championship (17 Apr - 3 May 2021)
QF England Mark Selby [4] 13-3 Wales Mark J Williams [12] Head to head Details 

Finished with one session to spare

Rd 2 Wales Mark J Williams [12] 13-7 Scotland John Higgins [5] Head to head Details 
Higgins missed the 15th black in a 147 attempt in frame 14. Williams won 9 consecutive frames from 3-1 down.
Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [12] 10-4 England Sam Craigie [58] Head to head Details 
Championship League - Winners Group (1-2 Apr 2021)
Final England Kyren Wilson 3-2 Wales Mark J Williams Head to head Details 

0-137 (127), 57-79 (KW 57, MJW 79)
79-30 (57), 143-0 (143), 94-33 (94)

Wilson was 2-0 down in both the semis and the final.

He made 23 centuries in this year's Championship League. He thus beats Neil Robertson's record for most centuries in a single tournament by one player.

SF Wales Mark J Williams 3-0 Scotland Graeme Dott Head to head Details 

119-15 (114), 96-12 (62), 72-34 (53)

Grp Wales Mark J Williams 3-1 China Zhou Yuelong Head to head Details 
Grp Wales Mark J Williams 3-1 England Judd Trump Head to head Details 
Grp Wales Mark J Williams 3-1 England Ali Carter Head to head Details 
Grp Scotland Graeme Dott 3-2 Wales Mark J Williams Head to head Details 
Grp England Kyren Wilson 3-2 Wales Mark J Williams Head to head Details 
Grp Scotland John Higgins 3-1 Wales Mark J Williams Head to head Details 
Championship League - Group 7 (30-31 Mar 2021)
Final Wales Mark J Williams 3-1 England Joe Perry Head to head Details 

0-114 (114), 64-40, 75-0 (75), 71-7 (71)

SF Wales Mark J Williams 3-1 England David Gilbert Head to head Details 

76-0 (67), 80-25 (72), 22-79 (51), 90-1 (84)

Grp China Yan Bingtao 3-1 Wales Mark J Williams Head to head Details 
Grp Wales Mark J Williams 3-2 England Joe Perry Head to head Details 
Grp Wales Mark J Williams 3-1 England David Gilbert Head to head Details 
Grp Wales Mark J Williams 3-0 Australia Neil Robertson Head to head Details 
Grp Scotland Anthony McGill 3-2 Wales Mark J Williams Head to head Details 
Grp Wales Mark J Williams 3-1 Norway Kurt Maflin Head to head Details 
WST Pro Series (18 Jan - 21 Mar 2021)
Grp England Stuart Bingham [8] 2-1 Wales Mark J Williams [11] Head to head Details 
Grp Wales Mark J Williams [11] 2-1 China Xiao Guodong [30] Head to head Details 
Grp Wales Mark J Williams [11] 2-0 England Jack Lisowski [10] Head to head Details 
Grp Wales Mark J Williams [11] 2-1 England Ali Carter [18] Head to head Details 
Grp Wales Mark J Williams [11] 2-1 England Kyren Wilson [4] Head to head Details 
Grp Wales Mark J Williams [11] 2-0 England Sam Craigie [46] Head to head Details 
Grp Wales Mark J Williams [11] 2-0 England Judd Trump [2] Head to head Details 
WST Pro Series Second Phase Group 1 (17 Mar 2021)
Grp Wales Mark J Williams [11] 2-0 England James Cahill [79] Head to head Details 
Grp Wales Mark J Williams [11] 2-0 England Ben Hancorn [110] Head to head Details 
Grp England Martin O'Donnell [44] 2-1 Wales Mark J Williams [11] Head to head Details 
Grp Thailand Sunny Akani [50] 2-1 Wales Mark J Williams [11] Head to head Details 
Grp Wales Mark J Williams [11] 2-0 England Ali Carter [18] Head to head Details 
Grp Wales Mark J Williams [11] 2-1 England Louis Heathcote [63] Head to head Details 
Grp Wales Mark J Williams [11] 2-1 China Lyu Haotian [35] Head to head Details 
WST Pro Series First Phase Group P (13 Mar 2021)
Grp Wales Mark J Williams [11] 2-0 England Alex Clenshaw (a)   Details 
Grp England Robert Milkins [37] 2-0 Wales Mark J Williams [11] Head to head Details 
Grp Wales Mark J Williams [11] 2-0 England Nigel Bond [62] Head to head Details 
Grp Wales Mark J Williams [11] 2-0 England Robbie Williams [73] Head to head Details 
Grp Wales Mark J Williams [11] 2-0 China Gao Yang [94]   Details 
Grp Wales Mark J Williams [11] 2-0 Austria Florian Nüßle (a)   Details 
Grp Wales Mark J Williams [11] 2-0 England Oliver Brown (a) Head to head Details 
Gibraltar Open (1-7 Mar 2021)
Rd 2 Iran Soheil Vahedi [92] 4-3 Wales Mark J Williams [12] Head to head Details 
Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [12] 4-1 China Li Hang [31] Head to head Details 
Players Championship (22-28 Feb 2021)
Rd 1 England Mark Selby [2] 6-4 Wales Mark J Williams [15] Head to head Details 
Welsh Open (15-21 Feb 2021)
SF England Ronnie O'Sullivan [2] 6-1 Wales Mark J Williams [14] Head to head Details 

36-79 (73), 115-1 (102), 77-0 (77), 75-27 (54)
61-27, 65-40, 70-30 (69)

QF Wales Mark J Williams [14] 5-4 England Tom Ford [27] Head to head Details 
Rd 4 Wales Mark J Williams [14] 4-2 Iran Hossein Vafaei [34] Head to head Details 
Rd 3 Wales Mark J Williams [14] 4-2 England Joe Perry [19] Head to head Details 
Rd 2 Wales Mark J Williams [14] 4-1 England Liam Highfield [52] Head to head Details 
Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [14] 4-1 Wales Michael White (a) Head to head Details 
Championship League - Group 6 (12-13 Feb 2021)
SF England Ali Carter 3-2 Wales Mark J Williams Head to head Details 

71-25, 14-103 (103), 7-64 (63), 61-42 (55), 73-4 (53)

Grp Wales Mark J Williams 3-1 England David Gilbert Head to head Details 
Grp Scotland Anthony McGill 3-2 Wales Mark J Williams Head to head Details 
Grp England Joe Perry 3-0 Wales Mark J Williams Head to head Details 
Grp Wales Mark J Williams 3-2 China Liang Wenbo Head to head Details 
Grp Wales Mark J Williams 3-1 China Li Hang Head to head Details 
Grp England Ali Carter 3-0 Wales Mark J Williams Head to head Details 
Championship League - Group 5 (10-11 Feb 2021)
Final England Kyren Wilson 3-2 Wales Mark J Williams Head to head Details 

41-82 (82), 19-80 (60), 78-0 (78)
83-43 (83), 71-35

Wilson was 2-0 down.

SF Wales Mark J Williams 3-1 England Ali Carter Head to head Details 

35-74 (61), 66-17 (65), 58-29, 85-0 (79)

Grp Wales Mark J Williams 3-1 England Ronnie O'Sullivan Head to head Details 
Grp England Ali Carter 3-1 Wales Mark J Williams Head to head Details 
Grp England Joe Perry 3-0 Wales Mark J Williams Head to head Details 
Grp England Kyren Wilson 3-2 Wales Mark J Williams Head to head Details 
Grp Wales Mark J Williams 3-1 England Barry Hawkins Head to head Details 
Grp Wales Mark J Williams 3-2 England Mark Selby Head to head Details 

Williams made his 500th career century in frame 1

Championship League - Group 4 (8-9 Feb 2021)
SF England Mark Selby 3-2 Wales Mark J Williams Head to head Details 

16-84 (84), 67-37 (52), 54-64 (50 MS)
99-36 (83), 72-49

Grp Wales Mark J Williams 3-0 England Kyren Wilson Head to head Details 
Grp Wales Mark J Williams 3-2 England Tom Ford Head to head Details 
Grp England Barry Hawkins 3-1 Wales Mark J Williams Head to head Details 
Grp England Mark Selby 3-2 Wales Mark J Williams Head to head Details 
Grp Wales Mark J Williams 3-1 England Jack Lisowski Head to head Details 
Grp England Judd Trump 3-0 Wales Mark J Williams Head to head Details 
Shoot Out (4-7 Feb 2021)
SF Wales Ryan Day [33] 31-18 Wales Mark J Williams [8] Head to head Details 
QF Wales Mark J Williams [8] 86-17 England Martin O'Donnell [35] Head to head Details 

Break 86

Rd 4 Wales Mark J Williams [8] 35-11 Thailand Thepchaiya Un-Nooh [9] Head to head Details 
Rd 3 Wales Mark J Williams [8] 29-28 China Xiao Guodong [21] Head to head Details 
Rd 2 Wales Mark J Williams [8] 41-16 Iran Hossein Vafaei [20] Head to head Details 
Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [8] 58-37 Wales Paul Davies (a) Head to head Details 

Davies replaced Ali Carter who withdrew

Masters (10-17 Jan 2021)
Rd 1 England Shaun Murphy [8] 6-4 Wales Mark J Williams [14] Head to head Details 
Scottish Open (7-13 Dec 2020)
Rd 4 England Judd Trump [3] 4-1 Wales Mark J Williams [14] Head to head Details 
Rd 3 Wales Mark J Williams [14] 4-1 Wales Jackson Page [69] Head to head Details 
Rd 2 Wales Mark J Williams [14] 4-2 Wales Dominic Dale [67] Head to head Details 
Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [14] 4-3 Germany Lukas Kleckers [104] Head to head Details 
UK Championship (23 Nov - 6 Dec 2020)
Rd 3 England Ricky Walden [46] 6-5 Wales Mark J Williams [14] Head to head Details 
Rd 2 Wales Mark J Williams [14] 6-2 Thailand Sunny Akani [51] Head to head Details 
Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [14] 6-0 England Ben Hancorn [115] Head to head Details 
Northern Ireland Open (16-22 Nov 2020)
Rd 2 Wales Dominic Dale [67] 4-2 Wales Mark J Williams [14] Head to head Details 
Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [14] 4-2 Wales Jamie Jones [98] Head to head Details 
German Masters Qual (10-14 Nov 2020)
Q Rd 1 England Paul S Davison (a) 5-4 Wales Mark J Williams [13] Head to head Details 
English Open (12-18 Oct 2020)
Rd 1 England Allan Taylor [98] w/o Wales Mark J Williams [14] Head to head Details 

Williams pulled out for personal reasons.

European Masters (21-27 Sep 2020)
Rd 2 England Peter Devlin [112] 5-4 Wales Mark J Williams [10]   Details 
Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [10] 5-0 England Ashley Hugill [114]   Details 

Williams made three centuries whereas Hugill scored only eight points.

2019/2020
World Championship (31 Jul - 16 Aug 2020)
QF England Ronnie O'Sullivan [6] 13-10 Wales Mark J Williams [3] Head to head Details 
O'Sullivan was 7-2 and 8-4 down. Re-spotted black in frame 23.
Rd 2 Wales Mark J Williams [3] 13-11 England Stuart Bingham [14] Head to head Details 
Re-spotted black in frame 4.
Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [3] 10-5 Scotland Alan McManus [47] Head to head Details 
Williams won all the frames in the second session from 4-5 down. Re-rack in frame 2.
Gibraltar Open (11-15 Mar 2020)
SF England Kyren Wilson [8] 4-0 Wales Mark J Williams [4] Head to head Details 

110-0 (85), 79-0 (78), 69-5, 69-20 (69)

QF Wales Mark J Williams [4] 4-1 England David Grace [77] Head to head Details 
Rd 4 Wales Mark J Williams [4] 4-3 China Tian Pengfei [47] Head to head Details 
Rd 3 Wales Mark J Williams [4] 4-1 England Martin Gould [52] Head to head Details 
Rd 2 Wales Mark J Williams [4] 4-2 China Zhou Yuelong [19] Head to head Details 
Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [4] 4-3 Poland Kacper Filipiak [94] Head to head Details 
Championship League - Group 7 (2-3 Mar 2020)
Final Scotland Graeme Dott 3-1 Wales Mark J Williams Head to head Details 

64-17, 8-69, 75-48 (58), 68-54 (68,54)

Referee: Rob Spencer

SF Wales Mark J Williams 3-1 Scotland John Higgins Head to head Details 

65-59 (JH 59, MW 60), 4-105 (53,52), 78-4 (67), 87-0 (87)

Grp China Lyu Haotian 3-2 Wales Mark J Williams Head to head Details 
Grp England David Gilbert 3-0 Wales Mark J Williams Head to head Details 
Grp Wales Mark J Williams 3-1 Scotland Graeme Dott Head to head Details 
Grp Wales Mark J Williams 3-1 England Robert Milkins Head to head Details 

re-rack in frame 3

Grp Scotland John Higgins 3-0 Wales Mark J Williams Head to head Details 
Grp Wales Mark J Williams 3-0 England Ricky Walden Head to head Details 
Players Championship (24 Feb - 1 Mar 2020)
Rd 1 England Mark Selby [4] 6-0 Wales Mark J Williams [13] Head to head Details 
Shoot-Out (20-23 Feb 2020)
Rd 2 England Ashley Carty [75] 54-36 Wales Mark J Williams [1]   Details 
Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [1] 59-7 Belgium Luca Brecel [36] Head to head Details 
Welsh Open (10-16 Feb 2020)
Rd 3 Scotland Anthony McGill [30] 4-1 Wales Mark J Williams [3] Head to head Details 
Rd 2 Wales Mark J Williams [3] 4-2 Northern Ireland Jordan Brown [75] Head to head Details 
Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [3] 4-1 England Oliver Lines [81] Head to head Details 
World Grand Prix (3-9 Feb 2020)
Rd 2 Australia Neil Robertson [5] 4-0 Wales Mark J Williams [12] Head to head Details 
Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [12] 4-2 England Barry Hawkins [21] Head to head Details 

re-rack in frame 3.

German Masters (29 Jan - 2 Feb 2020)
Rd 2 Scotland Graeme Dott [19] 5-2 Wales Mark J Williams [3] Head to head Details 
Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [3] 5-2 China Yuan Sijun [45] Head to head Details 
European Masters (22-26 Jan 2020)
Rd 1 China Zhou Yuelong [30] 5-4 Wales Mark J Williams [3] Head to head Details 
Masters (12-19 Jan 2020)
Rd 1 England Stuart Bingham [12] 6-2 Wales Mark J Williams [2] Head to head Details 
Championship League - Group 6 (8-9 Jan 2020)
Grp Wales Mark J Williams 3-1 England Judd Trump Head to head Details 
Grp Scotland Graeme Dott 3-1 Wales Mark J Williams Head to head Details 
Grp Wales Mark J Williams 3-0 England Mark King Head to head Details 
Grp Wales Mark J Williams 3-2 England Joe Perry Head to head Details 
Grp England David Gilbert 3-2 Wales Mark J Williams Head to head Details 
Grp Scotland John Higgins 3-2 Wales Mark J Williams Head to head Details 
Championship League - Group 5 (6-7 Jan 2020)
SF England David Gilbert 3-2 Wales Mark J Williams Head to head Details 

91-0 (91), 0-85 (85), 77-76, 7-62, 64-24 (63)

Grp Wales Mark J Williams 3-0 England Kyren Wilson Head to head Details 
Grp Wales Mark J Williams 3-2 Scotland Graeme Dott Head to head Details 
Grp Wales Mark J Williams 3-1 England Joe Perry Head to head Details 
Grp Wales Mark J Williams 3-0 Scotland Anthony McGill Head to head Details 
Grp Wales Mark J Williams 3-1 England David Gilbert Head to head Details 
Grp Wales Mark J Williams 3-1 England Tom Ford Head to head Details 
German Masters Qual (20-22 Dec 2019)
Q Rd 2 Wales Mark J Williams [3] 5-2 England Mark King [42] Head to head Details 
Q Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [3] 5-1 England Andy Hicks [121] Head to head Details 
European Masters Qual (17-19 Dec 2019)
Q Rd 2 Wales Mark J Williams [3] 5-0 Israel Eden Sharav [95] Head to head Details 
Q Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [3] 5-4 England Craig Steadman [71] Head to head Details 
UK Championship (26 Nov - 8 Dec 2019)
Rd 2 Wales Michael White [62] 6-2 Wales Mark J Williams [3] Head to head Details 
Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [3] 6-2 Scotland Fraser Patrick [124] Head to head Details 
English Open (14-20 Oct 2019)
Rd 2 England Michael Holt [44] 4-1 Wales Mark J Williams [4] Head to head Details 
Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [4] 4-2 Wales Jamie Clarke [83] Head to head Details 
China Championship (23-29 Sep 2019)
Final England Shaun Murphy [13] 10-9 Wales Mark J Williams [3] Head to head Details 

Session 1:
54-10, 65-56 (64, 51), 0-73 (73), 17-101 (70)
6-78, 74-4 (54), 0-143 (143), 76-14 (64), 133-0 (133)

Session 2:
59-61 (MW 54), 79-0 (75), 77-42 (76), 103-35 (103)
92-42 (79), 0-73 (73), 27-76, 49-78, 0-132 (132), 70-30 (69)

Referee: Peggy Li

This was Murphy's eighth ranking title. After his previous title (Gibraltar Open 2017) he had lost six ranking finals. Invitational tournaments included, Murphy had lost five consecutive finals. This was his third consecutive final this season.

SF Wales Mark J Williams [3] 6-5 Iran Hossein Vafaei [39] Head to head Details 

69-59 (54 HV), 76-18, 73-28 (61), 29-70, 63-21
0-144 (134), 80-48, 6-84 (54), 45-63, 48-72
97-20 (91)

QF Wales Mark J Williams [3] 5-1 England David Gilbert [11] Head to head Details 
Rd 3 Wales Mark J Williams [3] 5-1 Belgium Luca Brecel [14] Head to head Details 
Rd 2 Wales Mark J Williams [3] 5-3 China Luo Honghao [69] Head to head Details 
Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [3] 5-1 Wales Kishan Hirani [88] Head to head Details 
Shanghai Masters (9-15 Sep 2019)
Rd 2 England Shaun Murphy [14] 6-5 Wales Mark J Williams [3] Head to head Details 
6 Red World Championship (2-7 Sep 2019)
SF Scotland John Higgins 7-5 Wales Mark J Williams Head to head

12-39, 33-23, 61-0 (61), 41-6 (41), 0-50 (50)
39-34, 65-0 (65), 4-43 (43), 39-25, 0-33, 36-45, 40-4

Referee: Lyu Xilin

QF Wales Mark J Williams 6-3 England Stuart Bingham Head to head
Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams 6-1 England Joe Perry Head to head
6 Red, H (2-4 Sep 2019)
Grp Wales Mark J Williams 5-1 Hong Kong Ng On Yee (af)  
Grp Wales Mark J Williams 5-4 Scotland Graeme Dott Head to head
Grp Wales Mark J Williams 5-2 Thailand Thepchaiya Un-Nooh Head to head
China Championship Qual (15-18 Aug 2019)
Q Rd 2 Wales Mark J Williams [3] 5-1 Hong Kong Andy Lee [90]   Details 
International Championship (4-11 Aug 2019)
Rd 1 Wales Jak Jones [73] 6-2 Wales Mark J Williams [3] Head to head Details 
Riga Masters (26-28 Jul 2019)
Rd 2 China Luo Honghao [60] 4-1 Wales Mark J Williams [2] Head to head Details 
Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [2] 4-3 England James Cahill Head to head Details 
Riga Masters Qual (10-13 Jun 2019)
Q Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [2] 4-1 Northern Ireland Jordan Brown [69] Head to head Details 
International Championship Qual (14-17 Jun 2019)
Q Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [3] 6-5 England John Astley [71] Head to head Details 
2018/2019
World Championship (20 Apr - 6 May 2019)
Rd 2 England David Gilbert [16] 13-9 Wales Mark J Williams [1] Head to head Details 
Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [1] 10-7 England Martin Gould [29] Head to head Details 
China Open (1-7 Apr 2019)
Rd 1 Ireland Ken Doherty [63] 6-4 Wales Mark J Williams [2] Head to head Details 
China Open Qual (18-20 Feb 2019)
Q Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [2] 6-4 England Harvey Chandler [109]   Details 
Tour Championship (19-24 Mar 2019)
QF England Judd Trump [3] 9-8 Wales Mark J Williams [6] Head to head Details 
Trump was 5-8 down
Players Championship (4-10 Mar 2019)
QF Australia Neil Robertson [3] 6-4 Wales Mark J Williams [6] Head to head Details 
Re-rack in frame 8
Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [6] 6-2 England Ali Carter [11] Head to head Details 
Welsh Open (11-17 Feb 2019)
Rd 2 China Zhang Anda [80] 4-2 Wales Mark J Williams [2] Head to head Details 
Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [2] 4-3 Wales Kishan Hirani [121] Head to head Details 
World Grand Prix (4-10 Feb 2019)
Rd 1 China Yuan Sijun [29] 4-3 Wales Mark J Williams [4] Head to head Details 
German Masters (30 Jan - 3 Feb 2019)
QF England Kyren Wilson [8] 5-0 Wales Mark J Williams [1] Head to head Details 
Rd 2 Wales Mark J Williams [1] 5-0 England Joe Perry [17] Head to head Details 
Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [1] 5-3 China Zhou Yuelong [32] Head to head Details 
Masters (13-20 Jan 2019)
Rd 1 Australia Neil Robertson [9] 6-3 Wales Mark J Williams [2] Head to head Details 
Williams was 3-1 up and only needed the brown ball to go 4-1 up but he missed and Robertson cleared the table. After that he failed to win another frame.
German Masters Qual (18-21 Dec 2018)
Q Rd 2 Wales Mark J Williams [1] 5-1 Wales Jak Jones [83] Head to head Details 
Q Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [1] 5-3 China Fan Zhengyi [116] Head to head Details 
UK Championship (27 Nov - 9 Dec 2018)
Rd 4 Scotland Stephen Maguire [15] 6-5 Wales Mark J Williams [2] Head to head Details 
Maguire was 4-0 down before winning five consecutive frames (the first three with centuries)
Rd 3 Wales Mark J Williams [2] 6-3 Thailand Noppon Saengkham [34] Head to head Details 
Rd 2 Wales Mark J Williams [2] 6-0 Wales Daniel Wells [63] Head to head Details 
Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [2] 6-2 England Adam Duffy (a) Head to head Details 
Northern Ireland Open (12-18 Nov 2018)
Rd 2 England Ali Carter [17] 4-3 Wales Mark J Williams [1] Head to head Details 
Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [1] 4-2 England Alfie Burden [106] Head to head Details 
Champion of Champions (5-11 Nov 2018)
Rd 1 England Kyren Wilson 4-1 Wales Mark J Williams Head to head Details 
International Championship (28 Oct - 4 Nov 2018)
Rd 1 Thailand Sunny Akani [63] 6-3 Wales Mark J Williams [2] Head to head Details 
International Championship Qual (9-12 Oct 2018)
Q Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [2] 6-1 China Zhang Jiankang [117] Head to head Details 
Macau Masters (24-25 Oct 2018)
Final England Barry Hawkins 3-2 Wales Mark J Williams Head to head

68-0 (68), 42-12, 0-37, 3-36, 37-17

English Open (15-21 Oct 2018)
Rd 3 China Zhou Yuelong [31] 4-3 Wales Mark J Williams [2] Head to head Details 
Rd 2 Wales Mark J Williams [2] 4-0 Switzerland Alexander Ursenbacher [65] Head to head Details 
Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [2] 4-1 Wales Dominic Dale [51] Head to head Details 
European Masters Qual (17-18 Aug 2018)
Q Rd 1 China Zhang Yong [68] w/o Wales Mark J Williams [2] Head to head Details 
China Championship (24-30 Sep 2018)
Rd 3 China Zhao Xintong [93] 5-3 Wales Mark J Williams [2] Head to head Details 
Rd 2 Wales Mark J Williams [2] 5-2 England Gary Wilson [34] Head to head Details 
Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [2] 5-0 Ireland Ken Doherty [63] Head to head Details 
China Championship Qual (19-22 Aug 2018)
Q Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [2] 5-0 England Rod Lawler [87] Head to head Details 
Shanghai Masters (10-16 Sep 2018)
QF England Barry Hawkins [7] 6-4 Wales Mark J Williams [2] Head to head Details 
Rd 2 Wales Mark J Williams [2] 6-3 Scotland Anthony McGill [16] Head to head Details 
Re-Rack Frame 6
6 Red World Championship (3-8 Sep 2018)
Rd 1 United Arab Emirates Mohammed Shehab (a) 6-3 Wales Mark J Williams  
6 Red, A (3-5 Sep 2018)
Grp Wales Mark J Williams 5-2 England Ricky Walden Head to head
Grp Wales Mark J Williams 5-4 England Tom Ford Head to head
Grp Wales Mark J Williams 5-1 Thailand Thepchaiya Un-Nooh Head to head
World Open (6-12 Aug 2018)
Final Wales Mark J Williams [2] 10-9 England David Gilbert [24] Head to head Details 

Session 1:
45-72, 22-76 (55), 96-0 (91), 0-90, 121-0 (121)
0-142 (142), 76-12, 68-24, 0-69 (52)

Session 2:
58-68 (68 DG, 58 MW), 0-95 (95), 38-95 (95), 77-15 (54)
27-103 (84), 80-39 (76), 64-16, 71-45
81-0 (72), 72-18 (64)

Referee: Peggy Lee

It's the 22nd ranking title for Williams. He was 9-5 down.

Gilbert's 142 in frame 4 was the highest of the event (tied with Saengkham).

SF Wales Mark J Williams [2] 6-5 Thailand Noppon Saengkham [46] Head to head Details 
Williams was 5-2 down

14-60, 91-62 (MJW 54), 68-55, 0-142 (142)
64-76, 9-83 (56), 7-115 (59), 84-0, 87-0 (56), 71-3 (64), 56-20

Saengkham reached the semifinals for the second time. His break of 142 in frame 4 was the highest of the event (tied with Gilbert).

QF Wales Mark J Williams [2] 5-3 England Jack Lisowski [23] Head to head Details 
Rd 3 Wales Mark J Williams [2] 5-1 England Joe Perry [18] Head to head Details 
Rd 2 Wales Mark J Williams [2] 5-2 England Ben Woollaston [34] Head to head Details 
Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [2] 5-1 Switzerland Alexander Ursenbacher [78] Head to head Details 
World Open Qual (6-9 Jul 2018)
Q Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [2] 5-4 Germany Lukas Kleckers [105] Head to head Details 
Riga Masters (27-29 Jul 2018)
Rd 2 China Zhang Yong [64] 4-3 Wales Mark J Williams [1] Head to head Details 
Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [1] 4-2 England Ben Woollaston [32] Head to head Details 
Riga Masters Qual (2-5 Jul 2018)
Q Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [1] w/o Scotland Rhys Clark [83]   Details 
2017/2018
World Championship (21 Apr - 7 May 2018)
Final Wales Mark J Williams [7] 18-16 Scotland John Higgins [5] Head to head Details 
Williams' 100 in frame 32 was the 84th century break of the tournament. The record is 86. Higgins missed the 11th red in frame 24 on his way to a maximum.

Session 1:
75-23, 65-15, 72-35, 70-60 (JH 55)
4-120 (119), 133-0 (95), 0-98 (52), 21-82 (59)

Session 2:
81-46 (76), 31-75 (51), 8-127 (127), 76-12, 9-85 (56)
15-123 (117), 123-0 (118), 64-35 (64), 80-43

Session 3:
98-5 (61), 73-19 (56), 126-0 (69, 56), 63-7 (52)
29-92 (67), 65-76 (JH 72, MW 65), 0-80 (80), 84-8

Session 4:
1-131 (131), 58-68 (JH 67, MW 58), 47-82 (82), 0-91
47-67 (62), 74-0, 104-14 (100), 63-65 (JH 65, MW 63), 71-0 (69)

Referee: Brendan Moore

This was Williams' third title from four finals but first since 2003.

SF Wales Mark J Williams [7] 17-15 England Barry Hawkins [6] Head to head Details 
Hawkins missed the opportunity to go 16-14 up. Williams took the lead in the match first at 16-15!

Session 1:
1-129 (129), 0-79 (74), 103-26 (88), 10-81
83-35, 41-81 (52), 0-90 (90), 110-0 (110)

Session 2:
80-0 (80), 77-0, 37-70 (63), 65-33
45-68 (57), 32-73, 58-66 (BH 56), 104-18 (62)

Session 3:
0-128 (128), 81-46, 80-9, 68-44 (68)
2-92 (53), 0-133 (133), 103-0 (103), 50-73 (73, MJW 50)

Session 4:
78-44 (55), 33-77, 67-42, 67-39
40-105 (60), 68-47, 66-33, 63-55

QF Wales Mark J Williams [7] 13-8 England Ali Carter [15] Head to head Details 
Two re-racks in frame 8.
Rd 2 Wales Mark J Williams [7] 13-7 England Robert Milkins [37] Head to head Details 
Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [7] 10-5 England Jimmy Robertson [34] Head to head Details 
Re-rack in frame 12
China Open (2-8 Apr 2018)
QF England Mark Selby [1] 6-2 Wales Mark J Williams [9] Head to head Details 
Rd 3 Wales Mark J Williams [9] 6-5 Northern Ireland Mark Allen [8] Head to head Details 
Decided on the final black
Rd 2 Wales Mark J Williams [9] 6-1 England Michael Holt [24] Head to head Details 
Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [9] 6-1 Thailand Thepchaiya Un-Nooh [56] Head to head Details 
Championship League - Winners' Group (28-29 Mar 2018)
Grp England Mark Selby 3-0 Wales Mark J Williams Head to head Details 
Grp England Ali Carter 3-2 Wales Mark J Williams Head to head Details 
Grp England Kyren Wilson 3-1 Wales Mark J Williams Head to head Details 
Grp England Martin Gould 3-1 Wales Mark J Williams Head to head Details 
Grp Scotland John Higgins 3-2 Wales Mark J Williams Head to head Details 
Grp Wales Mark J Williams 3-2 China Zhou Yuelong Head to head Details 
Players Championship (19-25 Mar 2018)
SF England Shaun Murphy [6] 6-3 Wales Mark J Williams [2] Head to head Details 

133-8 (133), 76-62 (70, 62), 117-16 (117), 60-67
89-8 (88), 45-73, 87-0, 0-127 (127), 56-14

QF Wales Mark J Williams [2] 6-3 Wales Ryan Day [10] Head to head Details 
Day had won 12 consecutive matches.
Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [2] 6-2 China Yan Bingtao [15] Head to head Details 
Romanian Masters (14-18 Mar 2018)
Rd 1 England Ali Carter [9] 4-0 Wales Mark J Williams [5] Head to head Details 
Welsh Open (26 Feb - 4 Mar 2018)
Rd 3 England Martin Gould [23] 4-2 Wales Mark J Williams [8] Head to head Details 
Rd 2 Wales Mark J Williams [8] 4-3 India Aditya Mehta [79] Head to head Details 
Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [8] 4-2 England Mark King [19] Head to head Details 
World Grand Prix (19-25 Feb 2018)
Rd 1 England Stuart Bingham [31] 4-2 Wales Mark J Williams [2] Head to head Details 
Shoot-Out (8-11 Feb 2018)
Rd 4 England Joe Perry [13] 61-56 Wales Mark J Williams [4] Head to head Details 

Blue Ball Shootout. 52 break by Williams when Perry was 51-0 up.

Rd 3 Wales Mark J Williams [4] 54-9 England Allan Taylor [86] Head to head Details 
Rd 2 Wales Mark J Williams [4] 55-45 Thailand James Wattana [72] Head to head Details 

Break 52

Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [4] 44-0 China Li Hang [27] Head to head Details 
German Masters (31 Jan - 4 Feb 2018)
Final Wales Mark J Williams [9] 9-1 Scotland Graeme Dott [26] Head to head Details 

Session 1:
79-1 (79), 73-8, 56-72 (56 MW, 64 GD), 66-64
79-0 (79), 76-40 (66), 74-43, 132-0 (110)

Session 2:
66-16 (66), 86-8 (50)

Referee: Maike Kesseler

This was Williams's 20th ranking title.

Dott was in his first ranking final since the 2010 World Championship.

SF Wales Mark J Williams [9] 6-1 England Judd Trump [4] Head to head Details 

106-29 (68), 69-57, 109-0 (109), 0-101 (51)
77-30, 109-20 (51), 70-42

QF Wales Mark J Williams [9] 5-3 England Jimmy Robertson [32] Head to head Details 

This was Robertson's first ranking quarterfinal

Rd 2 Wales Mark J Williams [9] 5-2 England Matthew Selt [42] Head to head Details 
Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [9] 5-3 Ireland Fergal O'Brien [43] Head to head Details 
China Open Qual (27-30 Jan 2018)
Q Rd 2 Wales Mark J Williams [2] 6-1 Wales Ian Preece Head to head Details 
Championship League - Group 5 (23-24 Jan 2018)
Final Wales Mark J Williams 3-1 England Ricky Walden Head to head Details 

72-25, 136-0 (136), 39-47, 72-26 (63)

SF Wales Mark J Williams 3-1 England Ben Woollaston Head to head Details 

4-82 (82), 78-4 (78), 75-21 (55), 70-35

Grp Wales Mark J Williams 3-0 England Joe Perry Head to head Details 
Grp Wales Mark J Williams 3-0 England David Gilbert Head to head Details 
Grp England Judd Trump 3-0 Wales Mark J Williams Head to head Details 
Grp Wales Mark J Williams 3-1 England Martin Gould Head to head Details 
Grp Wales Mark J Williams 3-1 England Ricky Walden Head to head Details 

144 by Williams in the second frame is the highest break in the group so far.

Grp England Ben Woollaston 3-1 Wales Mark J Williams Head to head Details 
Masters (14-21 Jan 2018)
QF England Kyren Wilson [13] 6-1 Wales Mark J Williams [10] Head to head Details 
Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [10] 6-5 England Mark Selby [2] Head to head Details 
German Masters Qual (19-22 Dec 2017)
Q Rd 2 Wales Mark J Williams [9] 5-3 Wales Matthew Stevens [49] Head to head Details 
Q Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [9] 5-1 England Oliver Lines [58] Head to head Details 
Scottish Open (11-17 Dec 2017)
Rd 1 China Xu Si [97] w/o Wales Mark J Williams [10] Head to head Details 
UK Championship (28 Nov - 10 Dec 2017)
Rd 3 Wales Ryan Day [17] 6-5 Wales Mark J Williams [16] Head to head Details 
Rd 2 Wales Mark J Williams [16] 6-2 England Andrew Higginson [49] Head to head Details 
Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [16] 6-0 England Paul S Davison [113] Head to head Details 
Northern Ireland Open (20-26 Nov 2017)
Final Wales Mark J Williams [15] 9-8 China Yan Bingtao [33] Head to head Details 

Session 1:
43-79, 0-71 (51), 67-19, 32-74
104-0 (104), 29-94 (63), 63-3, 12-66

Session 2:
0-137 (137), 82-33 (62), 90-5 (90), 89-36 (58)
23-73 (59), 63-18, 45-75 (60), 75-26, 77-28

Referee: Marcel Eckardt

This was Williams' 19th ranking title but first since the 2011 German Masters.

Yan is the youngest player ever to have reached the final of a ranking event.

SF Wales Mark J Williams [15] 6-2 England Elliot Slessor [78] Head to head Details 
Slessor reached the semifinals for the first time.

78-46, 142-0 (127), 25-71 (70), 62-0 (61)
18-54, 69-13 (68), 58-42, 67-44 (54)

QF Wales Mark J Williams [15] 5-1 England Mike Dunn [42] Head to head Details 
Rd 4 Wales Mark J Williams [15] 4-2 England David Gilbert [21] Head to head Details 
Rd 3 Wales Mark J Williams [15] 4-1 Thailand Sunny Akani [84] Head to head Details 
Rd 2 Wales Mark J Williams [15] 4-0 England Tom Ford [28] Head to head Details 
The 113 break by Williams in frame three was the 400th century of his career
Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [15] 4-0 Thailand James Wattana [76] Head to head Details 
Shanghai Masters (13-18 Nov 2017)
QF England Ronnie O'Sullivan [13] 5-1 Wales Mark J Williams [16] Head to head Details 
Rd 3 Wales Mark J Williams [16] 5-3 England Mark Selby [2] Head to head Details 
Rd 2 Wales Mark J Williams [16] 5-0 Northern Ireland Gerard Greene [100] Head to head Details 
Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [16] 5-1 Hong Kong Wang Yuchen [82]   Details 
International Championship (29 Oct - 5 Nov 2017)
Rd 3 England Mark Selby [1] 6-4 Wales Mark J Williams [17] Head to head Details 
Rd 2 Wales Mark J Williams [17] 6-2 Wales Ryan Day [15] Head to head Details 
Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [17] 6-4 China Yu Delu [48] Head to head Details 
English Open (16-22 Oct 2017)
Rd 3 England Jack Lisowski [55] 4-2 Wales Mark J Williams [17] Head to head Details 

Watch the match from the late third frame on YouTube.

Rd 2 Wales Mark J Williams [17] 4-1 Belgium Luca Brecel [12] Head to head Details 
Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [17] 4-1 England David Grace [47] Head to head Details 
Shanghai Masters Qual (11-13 Oct 2017)
Q Rd 2 Wales Mark J Williams [16] 5-2 China Niu Zhuang [111]   Details 
European Masters (2-8 Oct 2017)
QF China Cao Yupeng [84] 4-2 Wales Mark J Williams [12] Head to head Details 
Rd 3 Wales Mark J Williams [12] 4-2 Australia Neil Robertson [5] Head to head Details 
Rd 2 Wales Mark J Williams [12] 4-3 Scotland Ross Muir Head to head Details 
Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [12] 4-1 China Yan Bingtao [52] Head to head Details 
International Championship Qual (26-29 Sep 2017)
Q Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [17] 6-1 Thailand Boonyarit Keattikun [100]   Details 
World Open (18-24 Sep 2017)
QF England Kyren Wilson [11] 5-1 Wales Mark J Williams [14] Head to head Details 
Rd 3 Wales Mark J Williams [14] 5-1 England Jimmy Robertson [35] Head to head Details 
Rd 2 Wales Mark J Williams [14] 5-0 China Chen Zhe [88] Head to head Details 
Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [14] 5-0 Wales Matthew Stevens [51] Head to head Details 
6 Red World Championship (4-9 Sep 2017)
Final Wales Mark J Williams [7] 8-2 Thailand Thepchaiya Un-Nooh [20] Head to head

0-71 (71), 49-0, 55-1, 32-37
39-0, 38-9, 54-0, 50-0 (50)
49-6, 43-15

SF Wales Mark J Williams [7] 7-3 Hong Kong Marco Fu [2] Head to head

68-0, 50-37, 37-4, 0-70 (70)
39-0, 33-16, 33-23, 0-68 (68)
0-35, 44-0

QF Wales Mark J Williams [7] 6-2 England Michael Holt [14] Head to head
Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [7] 6-3 England Kyren Wilson [4] Head to head
6 Red, F (4-6 Sep 2017)
Grp Wales Mark J Williams [7] 5-3 England Mark King [12] Head to head
Grp Wales Mark J Williams [7] 5-3 Thailand James Wattana [22] Head to head
Grp Wales Mark J Williams [7] 5-1 Iran Soheil Vahedi Head to head
Paul Hunter Classic (22-27 Aug 2017)
Rd 1 England George Pragnell (a) w/o Wales Mark J Williams [5]   Details 
China Championship (16-22 Aug 2017)
QF China Li Hang [58] 5-3 Wales Mark J Williams [15] Head to head Details 
Rd 3 Wales Mark J Williams [15] 5-3 England Tom Ford [31] Head to head Details 
Rd 2 Wales Mark J Williams [15] 5-0 Wales Ryan Day [18] Head to head Details 
Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [15] 5-2 China Tian Pengfei [50] Head to head Details 
World Open Qual (6-9 Aug 2017)
Q Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [14] 5-0 England Christopher Keogan [84]   Details 
European Masters Qual (3-4 Aug 2017)
Q Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [12] w/o Pakistan Hamza Akbar Head to head Details 
Riga Masters (23-25 Jun 2017)
SF Wales Ryan Day [11] 5-4 Wales Mark J Williams [8] Head to head Details 

86-36, 82-41 (70), 0-81 (56), 8-74
5-77 (56), 73-8, 71-33 (67), 60-66, 77-32 (77)

QF Wales Mark J Williams [8] 4-1 England Mark Joyce [41] Head to head Details 
Rd 3 Wales Mark J Williams [8] 4-2 England Robbie Williams [46] Head to head Details 
Rd 2 Wales Mark J Williams [8] 4-1 Belgium Luca Brecel [20] Head to head Details 
Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [8] 4-1 England Peter Ebdon [33] Head to head Details 
China Championship Qual (3-6 Jun 2017)
Q Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [15] 5-3 Wales Jak Jones [74] Head to head Details 
Riga Masters Qual (31 May - 2 Jun 2017)
Q Rd 1 Wales Mark J Williams [8] w/o China Yu Delu [40] Head to head Details 
2016/2017
World Championship Qual (5-12 Apr 2017)
Q Rd 3 England Stuart Carrington [48] 10-7 Wales Mark J Williams [17] Head to head Details 
Q Rd 2 Wales Mark J Williams [17] 10-9 England Liam Highfield [80] Head to head