Allan Taylor (snooker player)

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Allan Taylor
Born (1984-11-28) 28 November 1984 (age 29)
Liverpool
Sport country  England
Nickname Albino Assassin
Professional 2013–
Highest ranking 103 (June–July, August and October 2014)[1][2][3]
Current ranking 108 (as of 24 November 2014)
Highest break 112 (2012 Gdynia Open)
Best ranking finish Last 64 (2014 Australian Goldfields Open)

Allan Taylor (born 28 November 1984) is an English professional snooker player, who lives in Basildon, Essex. He used to work at a police station in Birkenhead, supporting the police force by studying CCTV footage.[4]

Taylor turned professional in 2013 after finished sixth highest ranked amateur on the PTC Order of Merit, winning a tour card for 2013/14 and 2014/15 seasons.[5]

Career[edit]

Debut season[edit]

Taylor managed to win just two matches during the 2013/2014 season to end his first season on tour ranked world number 123.[6][7]

2014/2015 season[edit]

Performance and rankings timeline[edit]

Tournament 2010/
11
2011/
12
2012/
13
2013/
14
2014/
15
Ranking[8][nb 1] UR UR UR UR[nb 2] 123
Ranking tournaments
Wuxi Classic Non-Ranking A LQ LQ
Australian Goldfields Open NH A LQ LQ LQ
Shanghai Masters A A A LQ LQ
International Championship Not Held A LQ LQ
UK Championship A A A 1R 1R
German Masters A A A LQ
Welsh Open A A A 1R
Indian Open Not Held LQ
Players Championship Grand Final[nb 3] DNQ DNQ DNQ DNQ
China Open A A A LQ
World Championship A A A LQ
Former ranking tournaments
World Open A A A LQ NH
Performance Table Legend
LQ lost in the qualifying draw #R lost in the early rounds of the tournament
(WR = Wildcard round, RR = Round robin)
QF lost in the quarter-finals
SF lost in the semi-finals F lost in the final W won the tournament
DNQ did not qualify for the tournament A did not participate in the tournament WD withdrew from the tournament
NH / Not Held means an event was not held.
NR / Non-Ranking Event means an event is/was no longer a ranking event.
R / Ranking Event means an event is/was a ranking event.
MR / Minor-Ranking Event means an event is/was a minor-ranking event.
  1. ^ It shows the ranking at the beginning of the season.
  2. ^ New players on the Main Tour don't have a ranking.
  3. ^ The event was called the Players Tour Championship Grand Finals (2010/2011–2012/2013)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "World Rankings after the 2014 Wuxi Classic" (PDF). World Snooker. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 30 June 2014. Retrieved 1 July 2014. 
  2. ^ "World Rankings after the Riga Open 2014 (ET1)" (PDF). World Snooker. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 11 August 2014. Retrieved 12 August 2014. 
  3. ^ "World Rankings after the Bulgarian Open 2014 (ET3)" (PDF). World Snooker. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 6 October 2014. Retrieved 7 October 2014. 
  4. ^ "Taylor Made For Q School". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 13 February 2011. 
  5. ^ "Tour Players 2013/2014". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 19 June 2013. 
  6. ^ "Allan Taylor 2013/2014". Snooker.org. Retrieved 11 April 2014. 
  7. ^ "Prize Money Rankings After the 2014 World Championship". World Snooker. Retrieved 7 May 2014. 
  8. ^ "Ranking History". Snooker.org. Retrieved 6 February 2011. 

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