Riley Parsons


Riley Parsons (born 5 May 2000) is an English former professional snooker player.

Riley Parsons
Parsons in action at BetVictor Snooker Shootout
Born (2000-05-05) 5 May 2000 (age 21)
Cannock, Staffordshire
Sport country England
Professional2019–2021
Highest ranking98 (September 2020)
Current ranking 121 (as of 4 May 2021)
Career winnings£7,000
Highest break138:
2021 Gibraltar Open
Century breaks5
Best ranking finishLast 64 (September 2020 European Masters, 2021 Snooker Shoot Out)

Career


As an amateur Parsons represented England at the 2018 EBSA European men's championship in Sofia Bulgaria.

Parsons turned professional for the first time in 2019 after progressing from Q School Event Two in Wigan.

The Englishman, who hails from Cannock, defeated Alexander Ursenbacher, Daniel Womersley, Chae Ross, Callum Lloyd and finally Peter Lines to earn a two-year tour card from the start of the 2019/20 World Snooker Tour.

He was not able to win a match his whole first season on tour. However, Parsons did win his opening match for the 2020–21 season, with a 5–4 win over Soheil Vahedi at the 2020 European Masters.

Personal life


Parsons was born in Cannock, Staffordshire.

Parsons has a daughter called Ivy-Mae, who was born in 2021, with his long-term girlfriend Amelia.

Performance and rankings timeline


Tournament 2019/
20
2020/
21
Ranking[1][nb 1] [nb 2] 98
Ranking tournaments
European Masters LQ 2R
English Open 1R 1R
Championship League NR RR
Northern Ireland Open 1R WD
UK Championship 1R 1R
Scottish Open 1R 1R
World Grand Prix DNQ DNQ
German Masters LQ WD
Shoot-Out 1R 2R
Welsh Open 1R 1R
Players Championship DNQ DNQ
Gibraltar Open 1R 1R
WST Pro Series NH RR
Tour Championship DNQ DNQ
World Championship LQ LQ
Former ranking tournaments
Riga Masters LQ NH
International Championship LQ NH
China Championship LQ NH
World Open LQ NH
Performance Table Legend
LQ lost in the qualifying draw #R lost in the early rounds of the tournament
(WR = Wildcard round, RR = Round robin)
QF lost in the quarter-finals
SF lost in the semi-finals F lost in the final W won the tournament
DNQ did not qualify for the tournament A did not participate in the tournament WD withdrew from the tournament
NH / Not Heldmeans an event was not held.
NR / Non-Ranking Eventmeans an event is/was no longer a ranking event.
R / Ranking Eventmeans an event is/was a ranking event.
MR / Minor-Ranking Eventmeans an event is/was a minor-ranking event.
  1. It shows the ranking at the beginning of the season.
  2. New players don't have a ranking.

References


  1. "Ranking History". Snooker.org. Retrieved 6 February 2011.