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Matthew Selt

NameDate of Birth Country
Matthew Selt07-03-1985England

Name                                                    :      Matthew Selt

Highest Ranking                                  :     21 (February –April 2016)

Current Ranking                                  :      30 (After 2017 Coral Shoot Out)

Highest Break                                       :    143 (2008 UK Championship Qualifier)

Century Breaks                                     :    88

Matthew Selt (born 7 March 1985) is an English professional snooker player originally from Romford and now living in Atherstoneand playing out of the Atack snooker Centre in Nuneaton. He qualified for the professional tour by finishing seventh on the Pontin's International Open Series in 2006/2007. Selt played in his first professional final in 2014 at the minor-ranking Lisbon Open, which he lost to Stephen Maguire, and has reached five quarter-finals in full ranking events.

Career

He made an important breakthrough at the start of the 2009/2010 season by reaching the last 32 of the Shanghai Masters by winning four qualifying matches, ending with a 5–4 victory over Steve Davis. There he faced John Higgins, losing 5–2. He also impressed at the Grand Prix, by recovering from 0–4 against Jordan Brown to win 5–4 and going on to beat Jimmy White, Stuart Pettman andFergal O'Brien to reach the final stages of a tournament for the second time in succession. There he was drawn against Stephen Hendry who beat him 5–2.

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