The Englishman has triumphed at the Crucible on six occasions, but there have been several painful defeats as well.
Below is the World Snooker Championship schedule and TV times for day 2 at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield.
The Rocket was slow to lift off but finished with a bang.
Tradition at SnookerHQ dictates that, just before the World Championship begins, we revisit this list of unlucky losers.
Below is the World Snooker Championship schedule for day 1 at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield.
The event lasts as long as the Summer Olympic Games.
It’s the 45th edition of the tournament at the Crucible Theatre.
The venue stages of the tournament take place from April 17 until May 3.
World Snooker Championship Draw