Dave Gilbert began his professional career back in 1999 and briefly fell off the tour in 2011.He is described as one of the most consistant,solid players on the tour,who has amassed plenty of experience reaching numerous tournaments.
Gilbert had early success in the Challenge Tour winning event 4 in 2002 but by his own admission has never reached his full potential through lack of match practice and doing the correct things off the baize.
Career highlights include reaching the last 16 of the Welsh Open back in 2009 and the Crucible in 2012.Gilbert has now seen himself slowly rise the rankings to be a regular in the top 32.
Date of Birth: 12.06.1981
Lives: Tamworth, Staffordshire
Professional Since: 1999
Current World Ranking: 31
Highest Tournament Break: 141 – PTC5 (2011)