Ben Woollaston is fast emerging as one of Britain’s newest talents.The Leicester potter has already won a title in the shape of PTC 3 back in 2011 and his sights will surely be set on taking his first career ranking title.
He reached the quarter-finals of a ranking event for the first time at the Players Tour Championship Grand Finals in Ireland, beating Mark Williams and Joe Perry before losing to Kurt Maflin.
Woollaston recently married Belarusian snooker referee Tatiana Torchilo in Pinsk and they celebrated the birth of their first child,Edward back in 2012.
He has now secured his postion as a top 32 player and a regular at events throughout the calendar.
Nickname: Flame-Haired Assassin
Date of Birth: 14.05.1987
Lives: Leicester, Leicestershire
Professional Since: 2003
Current World Ranking: 27
Highest Tournament Break: 145 – World Championship Qualifying (2012)