World Snooker reported on FB that

“Steve Davis, six time World Champion and the sport’s greatest ever ambassador, has announced his retirement from competitive snooker, 38 years after turning professional.

“The 58-year-old played Fergal O’Brien in the first qualifying round of the Betfred World Championship last week, losing 10-4, in what turned out to be his final match.

“With a fitting send off from the Crucible crowd, Davis was introduced into the famous arena one last time, just before today’s afternoon session. He was given a long ovation as he waved goodbye.

“Davis will continue his role as an expert commentator and analyst for BBC Sport. He remains a director for governing body the WPBSA and figurehead for the sport’s Cue Zone Into Schools Programme….”

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Steve Davis

“Davis has put a huge amount back into the sport through his roles in coaching and the WPBSA’s schools programme” See the full report visit World Snooker on FB

6-Time World Snooker Champ Steve Davis Retires