Tuesday 30 September 2014

about ustelevisionsportsclient representationcontact us Matchroom Sport

Steve Davis


media images


Steve Davis OBE

The Steve Davis legend started over 40 years ago when he first picked up a cue to play on the dining room table at his parents’ South London home. What followed was the development of a sporting phenomenon who took snooker to new heights and established himself as one of Britain’s best loved sportsmen.

Davis dominated the game in the 1980’s when he claimed six World Championships at Sheffield as well as capturing all the game’s major titles on numerous occasions. Having turned pro 32 years ago, Davis still competes at the top level and as recently as December 2005 he reached the final of the UK Championship

It was during the 80’s that Steve received an MBE from Her Majesty the Queen, something that gave him great pride. Subsequently, Steve received an OBE in the 2003 New Year’s Honours List and the prospect of a knighthood at some point in the future does not seem unreasonable.

In total Davis has amassed 71 major titles, been a member of the successful English World Cup team on four occasions - captaining it twice - and won the World Doubles title four times. In 1982, Steve had the honour of being the first ever snooker player to compile a televised maximum break - a feat he achieved in the Lada Classic.

Throughout the 1990’s and into the ‘00s, Davis competed globally at the highest level in the booming sport of 9 ball pool. Career highlight include two Mosconi Cup wins including potting the tournament winning 9 ball to upset the USA in 2002. He also reached the quarter-finals of the 2000 World Pool Championship when he defeated three former world champions in successive rounds.

Steve is also an avid poker player, spending many hours playing online, as well as in major sit-down tournaments like the World Series in Las Vegas where, in 2008, he came 389th out of nearly 7,000 entrants. He has competed in several major televised events and even reached the final table of Sky Sports’ Pokermillion in 2002.

Davis is a regular on a variety of television shows and has been a pundit and commentator on BBCTV snooker for several years, where his love of the sport that made him one of the most recognisable faces in Britain, shines through.

For all enquiries contact sharron.tokley@matchroom.com

Register here to receive regular info and updates


latest news...

THE 2015 Betway Premier League Darts will kick off at the First Direct Arena in Leeds on Thursday February 5, with next year's four-month tour of the UK & Ireland's...
September 19 2014

THE PDC's biggest-ever year will see over 150 days of action in 2015, with the new PDC calendar including new venues in Germany and the Netherlands on an expanded European...
September 19 2014

BETWAY AND MATCHROOM SPORT can announce that Betway has become the title sponsor of the forthcoming World Cup of Pool - the prestigious international team event which determines the world...
September 17 2014