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Tony Knowles

Male; England (England); Born: 13 Jun 1955 (69 years)
Status: Amateur; First season as pro: 1980; Last season as pro: 2000; Ranking wins: 2;

Twitter: @tonyknowles8; Other sources: CueTracker
Other: He was one of a group of players known as the Magnificent Seven managed by Henry West, the others being Joe Johnson, Terry Whitthread, Patsy Fagan, John Virgo, Tony Meo, and Jimmy White.

2023/2024
Q School 2 (27 May - 1 Jun 2024)
Rd 2 England Martyn Taylor (a) 4-2 England Tony Knowles (a)   Details 
Rd 1 England Tony Knowles (a) 4-3 Scotland Jack Borwick (a) Head to head Details 
Q School 1 (21-26 May 2024)
Rd 1 Scotland Jack Borwick (a) 4-3 England Tony Knowles (a) Head to head Details 

Decided on the pink.

World Seniors Championship (8-12 May 2024)
Rd 1 England Stuart Watson (a) 3-0 England Tony Knowles (a)   Details 

Watson (current Seniors #1) replaces Mohamed Khairy who withdrew due to visa issues.

WSF Championship (3-11 Feb 2024)
Rd 1 Austria Oskar Charlesworth (a) 4-0 England Tony Knowles (a)   Details 
WSF Championship - G (3-11 Feb 2024)
Grp England Tony Knowles (a) 3-1 Spain Juan Pedro Duran (a)   Details 
Grp England Tony Knowles (a) 3-0 Morocco Faggane El Mehdi (a)   Details 
Grp Thailand Wiphu Phuthisabodi (a) 3-0 England Tony Knowles (a)   Details 
Grp England Tony Knowles (a) 3-0 Libya Seraj Eldughrey (a)   Details 
2022/2023
Q School 2 (1-6 Jun 2023)
Rd 2 England Wayne Townsend (a) 4-1 England Tony Knowles (a)   Details 
Q School 1 (26-31 May 2023)
Rd 2 Jersey Gary Britton (a) 4-2 England Tony Knowles (a)   Details 
World Seniors Championship (3-7 May 2023)
Rd 1 England Mark Davis 3-0 England Tony Knowles (a) Head to head Details 
Knowles replaced Mohamed Khairy who had visa issues
2021/2022
Q School 3 (28 May - 2 Jun 2022)
Rd 3 Wales Daniel Wells (a) 4-1 England Tony Knowles (a)   Details 
Rd 2 England Tony Knowles (a) 4-3 England Andrew Turner (a)   Details 
Q School 2 (22-27 May 2022)
Rd 3 England Joshua Thomond (a) 4-2 England Tony Knowles (a)   Details 
Rd 2 England Tony Knowles (a) 4-3 Wales Marc Shaw (a)   Details 
Q School 1 (16-21 May 2022)
Rd 2 England Lewis Ullah (a) 4-0 England Tony Knowles (a)   Details 
World Seniors Championship (4-8 May 2022)
Rd 1 Wales Lee Walker 3-0 England Tony Knowles (a)   Details 
Q Tour 4 (18-20 Mar 2022)
Rd 1 England Aidan Murphy (a) 3-0 England Tony Knowles (a) [54]   Details 
Q Tour 3 (28-30 Jan 2022)
Rd 1 Israel Eden Sharav (a) [36] 3-1 England Tony Knowles (a) [50]   Details 
Q Tour 2 (10-12 Dec 2021)
Rd 1 England Callum Beresford (a) 3-0 England Tony Knowles (a)   Details 
Q Tour 1 (19-21 Nov 2021)
Rd 1 England John Astley (a) 3-2 England Tony Knowles (a)   Details 
2020/2021
Q School 3 (8-13 Jun 2021)
Rd 4 England Mark Lloyd (a) 4-2 England Tony Knowles (a)   Details 
Rd 3 England Tony Knowles (a) 4-1 England Sean O'Sullivan (a) Head to head Details 
Rd 2 England Tony Knowles (a) 4-3 England Ryan Roberts (a)   Details 
Rd 1 England Tony Knowles (a) 4-0 England Garry Coulson (a)   Details 
Q School 2 (2-7 Jun 2021)
Rd 1 Wales Kishan Hirani (a) 4-1 England Tony Knowles (a)   Details 
Q School 1 (27 May - 1 Jun 2021)
Rd 3 Northern Ireland Raymond Fry (a) 4-3 England Tony Knowles (a)   Details 
Rd 2 England Tony Knowles (a) 4-0 England Craig Steadman (a)   Details 
Rd 1 England Tony Knowles (a) 4-1 England Bradley Cowdroy (a)   Details 
World Seniors Championship (6-9 May 2021)
Rd 1 England Jimmy White 3-0 England Tony Knowles (a) Head to head Details 
2019/2020
World Seniors Championship (19-22 Aug 2020)
Rd 1 England Peter Lines 4-0 England Tony Knowles (a)   Details 
World Seniors Championship (15-18 Aug 2019)
Rd 1 China Chen Gang (a) 3-1 England Tony Knowles (a)  
2017/2018
Seniors Masters (12 Apr 2018)
QF England John Parrott (a) 2-0 England Tony Knowles (a) Head to head
World Seniors (21-24 Mar 2018)
Rd 1 Ireland Johnny Farrell (a) 3-1 England Tony Knowles (a)  
UK Seniors (23-26 Oct 2017)
QF Scotland Stephen Hendry (a) 3-0 England Tony Knowles (a)  
Rd 1 England Tony Knowles (a) 3-2 England Gary Filtness (a)  
2016/2017
Q School 2 (15-20 May 2017)
Rd 3 Wales Jamie Clarke (a) 4-0 England Tony Knowles (a)   Details 
Rd 2 England Tony Knowles (a) 4-1 England Paul Burrell (a)   Details 
Rd 1 England Tony Knowles (a) 4-1 England Ben Robinson (a)   Details 
Q School 1 (9-14 May 2017)
Rd 2 England Danny Connolly (a) 4-2 England Tony Knowles (a)   Details 
Rd 1 England Tony Knowles (a) 4-0 England Russell Morgan (a)   Details 
World Seniors (22-24 Mar 2017)
Rd 1 England Johnathan Bagley (a) 3-2 England Tony Knowles (a) [7]  
2015/2016
World Seniors Qual (21-22 Dec 2015)
Q Rd 2 England Mark Davis 2-0 England Tony Knowles (a) Head to head Details 
2014/2015
World Seniors Quals (20-21 Dec 2014)
Q Rd 1 England Jamie Rous (a) 2-1 England Tony Knowles (a)   Details 
2013/2014
World Seniors Championship (19-20 Oct 2013)
Rd 1 Wales Darren Morgan (a) 2-1 England Tony Knowles (a)   Details 
2012/2013
World Championship Qual (4-14 Apr 2013)
Q Rd 2 England Justin Astley (a) 5-2 England Tony Knowles (a)   Details 
World Seniors Championship (27-28 Oct 2012)
QF England Nigel Bond 2-0 England Tony Knowles (a)   Details 
Rd 1 England Tony Knowles (a) 2-1 England Karl Townsend (a)   Details 

86 by Townsend

2011/2012
Q School 3 (25-29 May 2012)
Rd 2 Bahrain Habib Subah (a) 4-1 England Tony Knowles (a)   Details 
Rd 1 England Tony Knowles (a) w/o England Sean O'Sullivan (a) Head to head  

O'Sullivan qualified from Event Two.

Q School 2 (19-23 May 2012)
Rd 1 England Gary Wilson (a) 4-0 England Tony Knowles (a)   Details 
Q School 1 (13-17 May 2012)
Rd 1 England Nick Dyson (a) 4-2 England Tony Knowles (a)   Details 
World Seniors Championship (5-6 Nov 2011)
Rd 1 England Jimmy White 2-0 England Tony Knowles (a) Head to head Details 
PTC 8 (20-23 Oct 2011)
Q Rd 1 Ireland Robert Murphy (a) w/o England Tony Knowles (a)  
PTC 7 (5-9 Oct 2011)
Q Rd 1 England James McGouran (a) 4-1 England Tony Knowles (a)  
PTC 5 (21-25 Sep 2011)
Q Rd 1 England Mitchell Mann (a) w/o England Tony Knowles (a)  
PTC 4 (25-28 Aug 2011)
Q Rd 2 Germany Lasse Münstermann (a) w/o England Tony Knowles (a)  
PTC 3 (17-21 Aug 2011)
Q Rd 3 England Ben Harrison (a) 4-0 England Tony Knowles (a)  
Q Rd 2 England Tony Knowles (a) 4-0 England Les Dodd (a) Head to head
PTC 2 (6-10 Aug 2011)
Q Rd 1 England Nick Jennings (a) 4-2 England Tony Knowles (a)  
PTC 1 (18-22 Jun 2011)
Q Rd 1 England Ian Glover (a) 4-0 England Tony Knowles (a)  
2010/2011
Q School 3 (23-28 May 2011)
Rd 1 India Brijesh Damani (a) 4-0 England Tony Knowles (a)   Details 
Q School 2 (17-22 May 2011)
Rd 2 China Li Yan (a) 4-0 England Tony Knowles (a)  
Rd 1 England Tony Knowles (a) 4-1 Pakistan Najm Khan (a)  
Q School 1 (11-16 May 2011)
Rd 1 England Mike Hallett (a) 4-0 England Tony Knowles (a) Head to head
World Championship Qual (3-13 Mar 2011)
Q Rd 1 England Del Smith (a) 5-4 England Tony Knowles (a) Head to head
Euro PTC 6 (19-21 Nov 2010)
Rd 1 England Joe Jogia [64] 4-1 England Tony Knowles (a)  
Euro PTC 5 (12-14 Nov 2010)
Rd 1 Wales Matthew Stevens [17] w/o England Tony Knowles (a)  
Euro PTC 4 (28-31 Oct 2010)
Rd 1 Scotland Stephen Maguire [6] 4-2 England Tony Knowles (a)  
Euro PTC 3 (22-24 Oct 2010)
Rd 1 England Tom Ford [35] 4-2 England Tony Knowles (a)  
PTC 6 (14-17 Oct 2010)
Q Rd 1 Pakistan Farakh Ajaib (a) 4-0 England Tony Knowles (a)  
PTC 5 (7-10 Oct 2010)
Rd 1 England Stuart Bingham [25] 4-1 England Tony Knowles (a)  
Q Rd 2 England Tony Knowles (a) 4-0 United Arab Emirates Eissa Al Sayed (a)  
Euro PTC 2 (30 Sep - 3 Oct 2010)
Q Rd 2 France Yannick Poulain (a) 4-0 England Tony Knowles (a)  
Euro PTC 1 (26-29 Aug 2010)
Q Rd 1 Germany Markus Hertle (a) w/o England Tony Knowles (a)  
World Open Qual (21-24 Aug 2010)
Q Rd 1 Wales Jamie Jones [79] 3-0 England Tony Knowles (a)  
PTC 4 (14-16 Aug 2010)
Q Rd 2 England Lee Page (a) 4-1 England Tony Knowles (a)  
PTC 3 (6-8 Aug 2010)
Q Rd 2 England Chris Norbury (a) 4-1 England Tony Knowles (a)  
PTC 2 (9-11 Jul 2010)
Q Rd 1 England Mitchell Travis (a) 4-2 England Tony Knowles (a)  
World Seniors Championship Qual (29-30 May 2010)
Q Rd 1 Malta Tony Drago 2-0 England Tony Knowles (a)  
2008/2009
World Championship Qual 1 (5-25 Feb 2009)
Q Rd 4 Ireland Rodney Goggins 10-4 England Tony Knowles (a)  
Q Rd 3 England Tony Knowles (a) 10-9 England Stefan Mazrocis  
Q Rd 2 England Tony Knowles (a) 5-2 England Phil Seaton (a) Head to head
Q Rd 1 England Tony Knowles (a) 5-1 England Ali Bassiri (a) Head to head
2007/2008
World Championship Qual 1 (3-11 Jan 2008)
Q Rd 3 England Sean Storey (a) 5-0 England Tony Knowles (a)  

73-21, 73-25, 70-52, 77-26, 77-45 (54)

Q Rd 2 England Tony Knowles (a) 5-1 England Ali Bassiri (a) Head to head

73-18, 68-8, 69-8, 67-34, 50-53, 67-0

2006/2007
World Championship Qualifier Preliminary Rounds (23 Feb 2007)
Q Rd 1 England Del Smith (a) 5-4 England Tony Knowles (a) Head to head

74-38, 57-48, 35-66, 41-91, 66-27, 42-55, 64-23, 7-55, 68-41

2005/2006
World Quals 1-3 (6-7 Jan 2006)
Q Rd 3 Netherlands Gerrit bij de Leij (a) 5-3 England Tony Knowles (a)  
Q Rd 2 England Tony Knowles (a) 5-0 England Phil Seaton (a) Head to head
Q Rd 1 England Tony Knowles (a) 5-2 England Les Dodd (a) Head to head
2000/2001
World Championship Qual (20 Feb - 4 Mar 2001)
Q Rd 4 England Jimmy Michie (a) 10-2 England Tony Knowles (a)  
Q Rd 3 England Tony Knowles (a) 10-9 New Zealand Dene O'Kane (a)  
Q Rd 2 England Tony Knowles (a) 10-4 Ireland Colm Gilcreest (a)  
1999/2000
World Championship Qual (3 Jan - 20 Mar 2000)
Q Rd 2 England Dean Reynolds (a) 10-4 England Tony Knowles (a) Head to head
Q Rd 1 England Tony Knowles (a) 10-8 Unknown Chris Shade (a)  
1998/1999
World Championship Qual (3 Jan - 20 Mar 1999)
Q Rd 4 Ireland Michael Judge (a) 10-4 England Tony Knowles (a)  
Q Rd 3 England Tony Knowles (a) 10-5 Scotland Marcus Campbell (a)  
Q Rd 2 England Tony Knowles (a) 10-7 England Avtar Sohanpal (a)  
1996/1997
World Championship Qual (3 Jan - 25 Mar 1997)
Q Rd 6 England Barry Pinches (a) 10-6 England Tony Knowles (a)  
1995/1996
World Championship Qual (1 Jan - 22 Mar 1996)
Q Rd 4 Scotland Drew Henry (a) 10-8 England Tony Knowles (a)  
1994/1995
World Championship Qual (4-20 Jan 1995)
Q Rd 4 England Stephen Lee (a) 10-4 England Tony Knowles (a)  
1993/1994
World Championship Qual (8-19 Jan 1994)
Q Rd 4 Northern Ireland Alex Higgins (a) 10-9 England Tony Knowles (a) Head to head
1992/1993
World Championship Qual (20 Jun - 24 Sep 1992)
Q Rd 4 England John Giles (a) 10-6 England Tony Knowles (a)  
1991/1992
World Championship (18 Apr - 4 May 1992)
Rd 2 England John Parrott (a) 13-4 England Tony Knowles (a) Head to head
Rd 1 England Tony Knowles (a) 10-4 England Mark Johnston-Allen (a)  

This was Johnston-Allen's first time at the crucible.

Classic (1-11 Jan 1992)
Rd 1 England Les Dodd (a) 5-1 England Tony Knowles (a) Head to head
1990/1991
World Championship (20 Apr - 6 May 1991)
Rd 2 England John Parrott (a) 13-1 England Tony Knowles (a) Head to head
Rd 1 England Tony Knowles (a) 10-8 England John Virgo (a)  
World Championship Qual (22 Mar - 1 Apr 1991)
Q Rd 5 England Tony Knowles (a) 10-2 Canada Jim Wych (a)  
Classic (1-12 Jan 1991)
Rd 1 Scotland Alan McManus (a) 5-3 England Tony Knowles (a)  
Shoot-Out (26-28 Sep 1990)
QF England Mike Hallett (a) 50-37 England Tony Knowles (a) Head to head
Rd 4 England Tony Knowles (a) 66-16 England Dean Reynolds (a) Head to head
Rd 3 England Tony Knowles (a) 76-64 Canada Cliff Thorburn (a) Head to head
Rd 2 England Tony Knowles (a) 120-0 England Martin Clark (a)  
Rd 1 England Tony Knowles (a) 87-30 Scotland Eddie Sinclair (a)  
1989/1990
World Championship (13-29 Apr 1990)
Rd 2 Wales Terry Griffiths (a) 13-6 England Tony Knowles (a) Head to head
Rd 1 England Tony Knowles (a) 10-4 Wales Tony Chappel (a)  
Masters (4-11 Feb 1990)
QF England Jimmy White (a) 5-3 England Tony Knowles (a) Head to head
Rd 1 England Tony Knowles (a) 5-4 Wales Terry Griffiths (a) Head to head
Classic (2-13 Jan 1990)
Rd 1 Australia John Campbell (a) 5-4 England Tony Knowles (a)  
1988/1989
World Championship (15 Apr - 1 May 1989)
Rd 1 England David Roe (a) 10-6 England Tony Knowles (a)  
Masters (21-29 Jan 1989)
QF England Steve Davis (a) 5-0 England Tony Knowles (a) Head to head
Rd 1 England Tony Knowles (a) 5-3 England Mike Hallett (a) Head to head
Classic (1-15 Jan 1989)
Rd 3 Wales Doug Mountjoy (a) 5-4 England Tony Knowles (a) Head to head
Rd 2 England Tony Knowles (a) 5-4 England Dean Reynolds (a) Head to head
Rd 1 England Tony Knowles (a) 5-4 Wales Colin Roscoe (a) Head to head
1987/1988
World Championship (16 Apr - 2 May 1988)
QF England Jimmy White (a) 13-6 England Tony Knowles (a) Head to head
Rd 2 England Tony Knowles (a) 13-7 Australia Eddie Charlton (a) Head to head
Rd 1 England Tony Knowles (a) 10-8 England Danny Fowler (a)  
Masters (24-31 Jan 1988)
Rd 1 Northern Ireland Alex Higgins (a) 5-4 England Tony Knowles (a) Head to head
Classic (1-10 Jan 1988)
SF England John Parrott (a) 9-4 England Tony Knowles (a) Head to head
QF England Tony Knowles (a) 5-1 England Dave Martin (a)  
Rd 3 England Tony Knowles (a) 5-3 Northern Ireland Tommy Murphy (a)  
Rd 2 England Tony Knowles (a) 5-0 Wales Colin Roscoe (a) Head to head
Rd 1 England Tony Knowles (a) 5-1 England Jon Wright (a)  
1986/1987
World Championship (18 Apr - 4 May 1987)
Rd 1 England Mike Hallett (a) 10-6 England Tony Knowles (a) Head to head
Masters (25 Jan - 1 Feb 1987)
Rd 1 South Africa Silvino Francisco (a) 5-2 England Tony Knowles (a) Head to head
1985/1986
World Championship (19 Apr - 5 May 1986)
SF England Joe Johnson (a) 16-8 England Tony Knowles (a)  
QF England Tony Knowles (a) 13-9 Canada Kirk Stevens (a) Head to head
Rd 2 England Tony Knowles (a) 13-10 South Africa Silvino Francisco (a) Head to head
Rd 1 England Tony Knowles (a) 10-9 England Neal Foulds (a)  
Masters (26 Jan - 2 Feb 1986)
SF Canada Cliff Thorburn (a) 6-4 England Tony Knowles (a) Head to head
QF England Tony Knowles (a) 5-4 Australia Eddie Charlton (a) Head to head
Rd 1 England Tony Knowles (a) 5-1 South Africa Silvino Francisco (a) Head to head
Classic (3-12 Jan 1986)
Rd 1 England Rex Williams (a) 5-2 England Tony Knowles (a)  
1984/1985
World Championship (12-28 Apr 1985)
SF Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) 16-5 England Tony Knowles (a) Head to head
QF England Tony Knowles (a) 13-10 England Jimmy White (a) Head to head
Rd 2 England Tony Knowles (a) 13-6 Wales Doug Mountjoy (a) Head to head
Rd 1 England Tony Knowles (a) 10-8 England Tony Jones (a)  
Masters (27 Jan - 3 Feb 1985)
Rd 1 Wales Doug Mountjoy (a) 5-3 England Tony Knowles (a) Head to head
1983/1984
World Championship (21 Apr - 7 May 1984)
Rd 1 England John Parrott (a) 10-7 England Tony Knowles (a) Head to head
Masters (22-29 Jan 1984)
SF Wales Terry Griffiths (a) 6-4 England Tony Knowles (a) Head to head
QF England Tony Knowles (a) 5-1 Northern Ireland Alex Higgins (a) Head to head
Rd 1 England Tony Knowles (a) 5-2 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) Head to head
Classic (8-15 Jan 1984)
QF England John Parrott (a) 5-2 England Tony Knowles (a) Head to head
Rd 1 England Tony Knowles (a) 5-3 England Mike Hallett (a) Head to head
1982/1983
World Championship (16 Apr - 2 May 1983)
SF Canada Cliff Thorburn (a) 16-15 England Tony Knowles (a) Head to head
QF England Tony Knowles (a) 13-9 England Tony Meo (a)  
Rd 2 England Tony Knowles (a) 13-12 Wales Ray Reardon (a)  
Rd 1 England Tony Knowles (a) 10-3 England Graham Miles (a) Head to head
Classic (9-16 Jan 1983)
Rd 1 Canada Kirk Stevens (a) 5-0 England Tony Knowles (a) Head to head
1981/1982
World Championship (30 Apr - 16 May 1982)
QF Australia Eddie Charlton (a) 13-11 England Tony Knowles (a) Head to head
Rd 2 England Tony Knowles (a) 13-7 England Graham Miles (a) Head to head
Rd 1 England Tony Knowles (a) 10-1 England Steve Davis (a) Head to head
1980/1981
World Championship (7-20 Apr 1981)
Rd 1 England Graham Miles (a) 10-8 England Tony Knowles (a) Head to head