Ricoh Arena Coventry - November 3-9, 2014

Player Profile - Stuart Bingham

DOB:

21 May 1976

Lives:

Basildon, Essex

Turned Pro:

1995

Ranking titles:

One

Qualified As:

Premier League champion

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Bingham enjoyed the best season of his career in 2012/13. He won two events on the Asian Players Tour Championship series - APTC1 and APTC3. And in November 2012 he won the prestigious Premier League, going undefeated throughout the group phase and beating Judd Trump 7-2 in the final.

Bingham also came very close to winning a ranking title at the Wuxi Classic and the Welsh Open. In the former he reached the final but lost to Ricky Walden 10-4, despite making a 147. And in the latter he got to the final again and fought Stephen Maguire all the way, only to lose 9-8.

The Basildon potter finished the season with a run to the quarter-finals of the World Championship, and though he was no match for Ronnie O'Sullivan, losing 13-4, he finished the season ranked sixth in the world.

Ranking Tournament Victories:
Australian Goldfields Open 2011

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