D.O.B. 12 Sep 1985
Lives Longton, Stoke on Trent
Turned Pro 2001
Highest Tournament Break 147 - Grand Prix 2006, Shanghai Masters 2008
- Cope’s best run of the 2015/16 season came at the Shanghai Masters. He won six matches, including a 5-4 win over Neil Robertson, to reach the last 16 where he was eventually put out by Mark Williams.
- In 2010/11, Cope climbed into the top 16 of the world rankings for the first time in his career. He reached the semi-finals of the 2010 Shanghai Masters before a surprise 6-1 defeat to Jamie Burnett.
- The Shotgun has reached the final of two ranking events. The 2006 Grand Prix in Aberdeen and the 2007 China Open where he beat Shaun Murphy 5-0, before losing to Graeme Dott in the final.
- Cope suffers from a hereditary condition that causes hand to shake, which has impacted upon his snooker in recent years.