Ali Carter

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Birthday
25, 1979
Birthplace
Colchester, England
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
25, 1979 (age 39)
Birthplace
Colchester, England

About

English snooker player known for his appearances in the World Championship finals in 2008 and 2012, finishing in second both times. He goes by the nickname The Captain.

Before Fame

He started playing professionally in 1996 and was a semi-finalist in the 1999 Grand Prix. That same year, he was named Young Player of the Year.

Trivia

He completed a max break at the 2008 World Championships, becoming the 63rd player to do so in competition. He was the second ranked player in the world for two months in late 2010.

Family Life

He had a son named Max in October of 2009. He's survived testicular cancer, which also later metastasized to his lung.

Associated With

In both his 2008 and 2012 World Championship appearances, he lost to Ronnie O'Sullivan.