2007 World Professional Billiards Championship

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The 2007 World Professional Billiards Championship, the top international professional competition in English billiards, was held between 18 and 22 July 2007 at the Northern Snooker Centre in Leeds, England. The 16 players were divided into four groups of four, with the top two in each group advancing into the knock-out round.

Mike Russell won his eighth World Professional Billiards Championship title, by defeating Chris Shutt 2166–1710 in the final.

Prize fund[edit]

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  • Winner: £6,000
  • Runner-up: £2,750
  • Semi-final: £1,500
  • Quarter-final: £750
  • Group losers: £400
  • Highest break: £350
  • Total: £18,300

Group round[edit]

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Group A[edit]

Player Score Player Score
India Geet Sethi 724 India Sourav Kothari 206
England Mike Russell 753 England Ian Williamson 294
India Geet Sethi 444 England Ian Williamson 379
England Mike Russell 1197 India Sourav Kothari 226
India Sourav Kothari 572 England Ian Williamson 341
England Mike Russell 1192 India Geet Sethi 236
Rank Player P W L F A
1 England Mike Russell 3 3 0 3142 756
2 India Geet Sethi 3 2 1 1404 1777
3 India Sourav Kothari 3 1 2 1004 2262
4 England Ian Williamson 3 0 3 1014 1769

Group B[edit]

Player Score Player Score
Singapore Peter Gilchrist 769 Austria Micheal Kreuziger 244
India Dhruv Sitwala 618 India Devendra Joshi 455
Singapore Peter Gilchrist 757 India Dhruv Sitwala 387
India Devendra Joshi 1111 Austria Micheal Kreuziger 269
Singapore Peter Gilchrist 678 India Devendra Joshi 820
Austria Micheal Kreuziger 208 India Dhruv Sitwala 763
Rank Player P W L F A
1 India Devendra Joshi 3 2 1 2386 1565
2 Singapore Peter Gilchrist 3 2 1 2204 1451
3 India Dhruv Sitwala 3 2 1 1768 1420
4 Austria Micheal Kreuziger 3 0 3 721 2643

Group C[edit]

Player Score Player Score
India Alok Kumar 621 India Ashok Shandilya 527
India Pankaj Advani 805 England Paul Bennett 400
India Ashok Shandilya 682 India Pankaj Advani 609
England Paul Bennett 590 India Alok Kumar 416
India Pankaj Advani 774 India Alok Kumar 520
India Ashok Shandilya 407 England Paul Bennett 449
Rank Player P W L F A
1 India Pankaj Advani 3 2 1 2188 1602
2 England Paul Bennett 3 2 1 1439 1628
3 India Ashok Shandilya 3 1 2 1616 1679
4 India Alok Kumar 3 1 2 1557 1894

Group D[edit]

Player Score Player Score
England Chris Shutt 1076 England Mark Hirst 365
England David Causier 777 Australia Steve Mifsud 440
England Chris Shutt 1132 Australia Steve Mifsud 550
England David Causier 1058 England Mark Hirst 230
Australia Steve Mifsud 626 England Mark Hirst 545
England Chris Shutt 786 England David Causier 893
Rank Player P W L F A
1 England David Causier 3 3 0 2728 1456
2 England Chris Shutt 3 2 1 2994 1808
3 Australia Steve Mifsud 3 1 2 1616 2454
4 England Mark Hirst 3 0 3 1140 2760

Knock-out round[edit]

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Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
2½ hours 4 hours 5 hours
     
England Mike Russell     1387          
Singapore Peter Gilchrist     482    
England Mike Russell     1835  
  India Geet Sethi     1231    
India Geet Sethi   850
India Devendra Joshi   673  
England Mike Russell     2166  
  England Chris Shutt     1710  
India Pankaj Advani   859
England Chris Shutt   1074  
England Chris Shutt   1698
  England David Causier   1464  
England Paul Bennett   406
England David Causier   1330  


References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "2007 World Professional Billiards Championship". Global Snooker Centre. Archived from the original on 3 January 2009. 
  2. ^ a b c "2007 World Professional Billiards Championship". The English Amateur Billiards Association. Archived from the original on 12 November 2011. Retrieved 3 November 2011.