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2007 World Professional Billiards Championship

Northern Snooker Centre, Leeds, England. 18-22 July 2007 LIVE

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MIKE RUSSELL WINS RECORD 9th WORLD TITLE

 

Quarters Friday (3pm & 7pm BST)

Semis

Final

 

Mike Russell

1387

Mike Russell (Av 65.5)

1835

Mike Russell

2166

 

Peter Gilchrist

482

 

Geet Sethi

850

Geet Sethi (Av 45.6)

1231

 

Devendra Joshi

673

 

Pankaj Advani

859

Chris Shutt (Av 36.1)

1698

Chris Shutt

1710

 

Chris Shutt

1074

 

Paul Bennett

406

David Causier (Av 29.9)

1464

 

David Causier

1330

 

Scores

FINAL

1st Session

Russell 1319 (Ave 77.6) (274, 309, 382, 102, 55, 91)

Shutt 584 (Ave 36.5) 85, 174, 132, 94uf)

2nd Session

Russell 847 (Ave 33.9) (199, 241, 102, 24uf)

Shutt 1126 (Ave 45.0) (195, 246, 280, 190, 57)

 

Semi Finals

1st Session

Mike Russell - Geet Sethi 219 (81uf) (Ave: 18.25) - 1265 (Ave 97.3) (326, 99, 236, 242, 261)

Chris Shutt - David Causier 829 (Ave: 41.4) (421, 71, 107, 157uf) - 740 (Ave 35.2) (90, 72, 110, 60, 104, 197)

 

2nd Session

Mike Russell - Geet Seth 570 (66, 119, 90, 57, 52 (Ave 38.0) - 1012 (101, 192, 96, 96, 335, 202uf) (Ave 67.5)

Chris Shutt - David Causier 869 (172, 92, 281, 56, 97) (Ave 32.2) - 724 (64, 104, 58, 195) (Ave 25.8)

 

Quarter Finals

Mike Russell 1387 (Ave: 106.7) (476, 389, 290) - Peter Gilchrist 482 (Ave: 37.1) (121,102)

Geet Sethi 850 (Ave: 31.5) (133, 167, 104) - Devendra Joshi 673 (Ave: 25.0) (147, 161)

Pankaj Advani 859 (Ave: 34.4) (110, 120, 194) - Chris Shutt 1074 (44.7) (276, 164, 160uf)

Paul Bennett 406 (11.9) - David Causier 1330 (39.1) (308, 106, 201)
 

 

GROUP SCORES

Group A:

Sethi 724 (111, 64, 62, 342) (18.6) bt Kothari 206 (10.1)

Russell 753 (110, 200, 76, 92) (28.9) bt Williamson 294 (68) (11.3)

Sethi 444 (78, 65, 55) (17.7) bt Williamson 379 (122, 119) (15.1)

Russell 1197 (235, 482, 54, 99, 191) (63.0) bt Kothari 226 (59) (11.3)

Kothari 572 (69, 67, 136, 90, 78) (22.0) bt Williams 341 (94) (13.6)

Russell 1192 (492, 273, 198, 87) (51.8) bt Sethi 236 (70) (9.8)

 

Group B:

Gilchrist 769 (66, 67, 96) (17.5) bt Kreuziger 244 (5.4)

Sitwala 618 (119, 52, 115, 81, 99) (25.7) bt Joshi 455 (56, 55, 65, 206) (18.9)
Gilchrist 757 (74, 66, 112, 83, 109) (19.9) bt Sitwala 387 (63, 98) (9.9)

Joshi 1111 (67, 321, 154, 174, 166, 80) (55.5) bt Kreuziger 269 (14.2)

Gilchrist 678 (678, 157, 62, 77, 56, 131) (37.6) Joshi 820 (83, 55, 443, 76) (45.5)

 

Group C:
Kumar 621 (90, 124, 53, 118) (23.9) bt Shandilya 527 (58, 107, 93, 102) (22.4)
Advani 805 (137, 101, 53, 143) (22.4) bt Bennett 400 (75, 66) (11.1)

Shandilya 682 (239, 92, 153) (31.0) bt Advani 609 (135, 94, 84, 59, 75, 82) (29.0)

Bennett 590 (106, 105, 70, 62) (19.0) bt Kumar 416 (63, 101) (13.8)

Advani 774 (64, 183, 70, 61, 108, 65, 95) (24.8) Kumar 520 (56, 199, 67) (16.8)

Shandilya 407 (58, 91, 77) (12.7) - Bennett 449 (53, 74) (14.0)

 

Group D:
Shutt 1076 (61, 201, 72, 181, 83, 58, 217) (48.9) bt Hirst 365 (95, 51, 71) (15.9)
Causier 777 (102, 99, 147, 57) (21.0) bt Mifsud 440 (60, 80unf) (11.9)

Shutt 1132 (132, 84, 205, 215, 128, 68, 142) (53.9) bt Mifsud 550 (86, 86, 59, 113, 69unf) (26.2)

Causier 1058 (100, 81, 108, 80, 146, 94, 124, 74, 64, 96) (46.7) bt Hirst 230 (8.8)

Mifsud 626 (59, 52, 52, 59, 107) (27.2) bt Hirst 545 (125, 55, 104) (24.8)

Shutt 786 (65, 67, 67, 96, 94, 159, 66) (23.8) - Causier 893 (62, 111, 57, 60, 134, 83, 67) (28.0)

 

 

 

HIGH BREAKS

494, 482, 273, 235, 200, 198, 191, 110 Mike Russell

443, 321, 174, 166, 154 Devendra Joshi

342, 111 Geet Sethi

239, 153, 107, 102 Ashok Shandilya

217, 215, 205, 201, 181, 159, 142, 132, 128 Chris Shutt

206, 112, 104 Dhruv Sitwala

199, 124, 118, 101 Alok Kumar

183, 143, 137, 135, 108, 101 Pankaj Advani

157, 131 Peter Gilchrist

147, 146, 134, 124, 111, 108, 102, 100 David Causier

136 Sourav Kothari

125, 104 Mark Hirst

122, 119 Ian Williamson

113, 107 Steve Mifsud

106, 105 Paul Bennett

 

 

 

Group A

 

Matches

Pos

Player

1

2

3

4

Won

Lost

Geet Sethi (India)

 

236

444

724

2

1

2

Mike Russell (England)

1192

 

753

1197

3

0

1

Ian Williamson (England)

 379

294

 

 341

0

3

4

Sourav Kothari (India)

206

 226

 572

 

1

2

3

Group B

Matches

Pos

Player

1

2

3

4

Won

Lost

Peter Gilchrist (Singapore) 

 

678

757

769

2

1

2

Devendra Joshi (India)

820

 

455

1111

2

1

1

Dhruv Sitwala (India)

 387

618

 

 763

2

1

 3

Michael Kreuziger (Austria)

244

269

208

 

0

2

 4

Group C

Matches

Pos

Player

1

2

3

4

Won

Lost

Ashok Shandilya (India)

 

 407

682

527

1

2

 3

Paul Bennett (England)

 449

 

400

590

2

1

2

Pankaj Advani (India)

 609

805

 

774

2

1

1

Alok Kumar (India)

621

 416

 520

 

1

2

4

Group D

Matches

Pos

Player

1

2

3

4

Won

Lost

Chris Shutt (England)

 

786

1132 

1076

2

1

2

David Causier (England)

 893

 

777

1058

3

0

1

Steve Mifsud (Australia)

550

440

 

 626

1

2

3

Mark Hirst (England)

365

230 

545

 

0

3

4

The top two from each group will go through to the quarter-finals:

Group A winner v Group B runner-up
Group B winner v Group A runner-up
Group C winner v Group D runner-up
Group D winner v Group C runner-up

The round robin games will be played over one 120-minute session. Quarter-finals matches will be one 150-minute session. Semi-finals will be two 120-minute sessions and the final will be two 150-minute session.

 

PRIZE FUND

Winner 6 ,000
Runner-Up 2 ,750
Losing semi-finalist 1 ,500
Losing quarter-finalist 750
Group Losers 400
High break 350
Total prize fund 18,300

 

ROLL OF HONOUR

2007                
2006   Geet Sethi 2093-1057 Lee Lagan        
2005   Chris Shutt 1620-1365          
2004   Mike Russell 2402-1349 David Causier        
2003   Mike Russell 6-4 (100up) Peter Gilchrist 100up      
2002   Mike Russell 2251-1273 Peter Gilchrist        
2001 Mega Ace Peter Gilchrist 1287-863 Mike Russell        
2000 not played              
1999   Mike Russell 2001-832 Peter Gilchrist        
1998   Geet Sethi 1400-1015 Mike Russell        
1997                
1996   Mike Russell 2534-1848 Geet Sethi        
1995   Geet Sethi 1661-931 Devendra Joshi        
1994   Peter Gilchrist 1539-645 Mike Russell        
1993   Geet Sethi 2139-1140 Mike Russell        
1992   Geet Sethi 2529-718 Mike Russell        
1991   Mike Russell 1352-957 Robbie Foldvari        
1990                
1989   Mike Russell 2242-1247 Peter Gilchrist        
1988   Norman Dagley 7-4 Eddie Charlton        
1987   Norman Dagley 3-1 Robbie Foldvari        
1986   Robbie Foldvari 3-1 Norman Dagley        
1985 Eurotherm Ray Edmonds 3-1 Norman Dagley        
1984 Strachan Mark Wildman 1045-1012 Eddie Charlton        
1983   Rex Williams 1500-605 Fred Davis        
1982   Rex Williams 3000-1765 Mark Wildman        
1980 Yorkshire Bank Fred Davis 5978-4452 Rex Williams        
1976   Rex Williams 9105-5149 Eddie Charlton        
1974   Rex Williams 7017-4916 Eddie Charlton        
1973   Rex Williams 8360-4336 Jack Karnehm        
1971   Rex Williams 9250-4058 Bernard Bennett        
1968   Rex Williams 5499-5234 Clark McConachy      
1951   Clark McConachy 9292-6691 John Barrie        
1948 Pro Sidney Smith 7002-6428 John Barrie        
1934   Walter Lindrum 23,553-22,678 Joe Davis        
1933   Walter Lindrum 21,815-21,121 Joe Davis        
1932   Joe Davis 25,161-19,259 Clark McConachy      
1930   Joe Davis 20,198-20,117 Tom Newman        
1929   Joe Davis 18,000-17,219 Tom Newman        
1928   Joe Davis 16,000-14,763 Tom Newman        
1927   Tom Newman 16,000-14,763 Joe Davis        
1926   Tom Newman 16,000-9,505 Joe Davis        
1925   Tom Newman 16,000-10,092 Tom Reece        
1924   Tom Newman 16,000-14,845 Tom Reece        
1923   Willie Smith 16,000-15,180 Tom Newman        
1922   Tom Newman 16,000-15,167 Claude Falkiner        
1921   Tom Newman 16,000-10,744 Tom Reece        
1920   Willie Smith 16,000-14,500 Claude Falkiner        
1919   Mel Inman 16,000-9,468 Harry Stevenson        
1914   Mel Inman 18,000-12,826 Tom Reece        
1913   Mel Inman 18,000-16,627 Tom Reece        
1912   Mel Inman 18,000-9,675 Tom Reece        
1911   Harry Stevenson 18,000-16,914 Mel Inman        
1910 oct   Harry Stevenson 18,000-16,907 Mel Inman        
1910 apr   Harry Stevenson unfinished Mel Inman        
1909 apr   Harry Stevenson     declared winner. No contest  
1909 mar Mel Inman     declared winner. No contest  
1908   Mel Inman 9000-7662 Albert Williams        
1903   Charles Dawson 9000-8700 Harry Stevenson        
1901 nov Harry Stevenson     declared winner. No contest  
1901 apr   Charles Dawson 9000-5796 Harry Stevenson        
1901 jan   Harry Stevenson 9000-6406 Charles Dawson        
1900   Charles Dawson 9000-6775 Harry Stevenson        
1899   Charles Dawson 9000-4715 John North        
1894   Billy Mitchell 9000-8163 Charles Dawson        
1893   Billy Mitchell 9000-7525 John North Bristol      
1892 apr   Billy Mitchell 3000-2697 John North        
1892   William Peall 5000-1755 Billy Mitchell        
1889   William Peall     round robin winner    
1889   William Peall     round robin winner    
1889   Billy Mitchell     round robin winner  
1888   William Peall 15,000-5,753 Billy Mitchell        
1887   Billy Mitchell 15,000-13,733 William Peall        
1885 jun   John Roberts Jun. 3000-1360 Joseph Bennett        
1885 mar John Roberts Jun. 3000-2908 William Cook        
1884   John Roberts Jun.     declared winner. No contest  
1881 jan   Joseph Bennett 1000-910 Tom Taylor        
1881 sep William Cook     declared winner. No contest  
1880   Joseph Bennett 1000-949 William Cook        
1878   William Cook     declared winner. No contest  
1877   John Roberts Jun. 1000-799 William Cook        
1876   William Cook     declared winner. No contest  
1875 dec John Roberts Jun. 1000-865 William Cook        
1875 may John Roberts Jun. 1000-837 William Cook        
1874   William Cook 1000-784 John Roberts Jun.      
1872   William Cook 1000-799 John Roberts Jun.      
1871 nov William Cook 1000-942 Joseph Bennett        
1871 may William Cook 1000-985 John Roberts Jun.      
1871 jan   John Roberts Jun. 1000-637 Joseph Bennett        
1870 nov Joseph Bennett 1000-905 John Roberts Jun.      
1870 may John Roberts Jun. 1000-752 Alfred Bowles        
1870 apr   John Roberts Jun. 1000-552 William Cook        
1870 feb   William Cook 1200-1083 John Roberts Sen.      
1849   John Roberts Sen.     declared winner. No contest  
1825   Edwin Kentfield     declared winner. No contest



Running Alongside the professional event will be the Northern Snooker Centre Open 2007, organised by the English Amateur Billiards Association (EABA). The professional group losers will compete against top invited amateur players. The Open will run from July 20 to 22 and has a total prize fund of 1,000. Final: Phil Mumford beat Dhruv Sitwala

 

 

 

 
 
 
     

 

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