Drew Henry

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Drew Henry
Born (1968-11-24) 24 November 1968 (age 48)
Sport country  Scotland
Professional 1991–2008
Highest ranking 18 (2001/2002)
Career winnings £499,525[1]
Highest break 142 (1992 British Open qualifying)
Century breaks 41
Best ranking finish Semi-final (2000 China Open, 2001 Scottish Open, 2002 UK Championship)
Tournament wins
Non-ranking 1

Drew Henry (born 24 November 1968 in Cambuslang, Scotland[2]) is a former Scottish professional snooker player, who spent five seasons in the top 32 in the rankings in his career, peaking at #18.


Henry turned professional in 1991. He first qualified for the World Snooker Championship in 1994, narrowly losing 10-9 in the first round to John Parrott. In 1996 Henry again reached the first round of the tournament, losing to Darren Morgan, and made the quarter-finals of a ranking event, the Welsh Open, for the first time.[3]

He twice reached the second round of the World Championships, in 2000 and 2003, beating Mark King in the first round on both occasions; the second victory came in the first World Championship match to be refereed by a woman, Michaela Tabb.[4]

He has reached the semi-finals of three ranking events, most prestigiously the 2002 UK Championship, where he defeated reigning champion Ronnie O'Sullivan 9–6 in the quarter finals.[5] His first semi-final appearance came a year earlier in the China Open, a performance which saw his world ranking rise to its highest position of #18.[3]

Henry dropped out of the professional tour after a 5-1 defeat by Ian McCulloch in the first round of the 2008 Welsh Open.[2]

Tournament Wins[edit]

Non-Ranking Wins: (1)[edit]


  1. ^ http://cuetracker.net/Players/Drew-Henry/Career-Total-Statistics
  2. ^ a b "Drew Henry Considers Future After Losing Tour Place". Daily Record. 12 February 2008. Retrieved 20 April 2011. 
  3. ^ a b "Snooker Profiles - Drew Henry". Sporting Life. Archived from the original on 8 August 2002. Retrieved 20 April 2011. 
  4. ^ Jones, Clive (20 April 2003). "Henry sweeps past King". BBC Sport. BBC. Retrieved 5 December 2010. 
  5. ^ "Henry shocks O'Sullivan". BBC Sport. BBC. 11 December 2002. Retrieved 5 December 2010. 

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