2021 WST Pro Series

The 2021 WST Pro Series was a professional ranking snooker tournament, taking place from 18 January to 21 March 2021 at the Marshall Arena in Milton Keynes, England. The event featured 128 players, and is played over three stages of round-robin groups of eight players, with the Final Group winner as the tournament champion.[1]

2021 WST Pro Series
Tournament information
Dates18 January – 21 March 2021
VenueMarshall Arena
CityMilton Keynes
CountryEngland
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£420,500
Winner's share£20,000
Highest break Gary Wilson (ENG) (147)
Final
Champion Mark Williams (WAL)
Runner-up Ali Carter (ENG)
ScoreRound-Robin

Seven-time World Champion, Stephen Hendry, was due to make his return to the professional snooker tour, having initially retired in 2012. However, he withdrew before the tournament began.[2]

Gary Wilson made his third career maximum break in the second frame of his Group G match with Liam Highfield.[3]

Mark Williams won the inaugural event, winning the 23rd ranking title of his career on his 46th birthday, becoming the third oldest ranking event winner behind Welsh compatriots Doug Mountjoy who was 46 in 1989 and Ray Reardon who was 50 in 1982.