Chris Melling (pool player)

Christopher Melling (born 27 January 1979) is an English professional pool and snooker player and former world number 1 at World Rules British Eight-Ball. He won the WEPF World Rules World Championship twice, in 2001 and 2003. He was ranked #1 in 2003 by the World Eightball Pool Federation.[3] Melling has also twice won the International Pool Masters (2001 and 2002) and the European Professional title (2002). He was the first player to win two International Tour events back to back. His entrance by walk-on music is from the song “Wannabe” by Spice Girls.

Chris Melling
Melling in 2012
Born (1979-01-27) 27 January 1979 (age 42)[1]
London, England
Sport country England
Professional2001/2002, 2003/2004, 2006/2007, 2014–2016
Highest ranking79 (July 2015)[2]
Career winnings£40,155 [snooker]
Highest break137 (2014 Ruhr Open)
Century breaks20
Best ranking finishLast 64 (x5)
Tournament wins
Non-ranking1
World Champion2001, 2003
(WEPF Eight-ball Pool World Champions)