1954 World Professional Match-play Championship

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World Professional Match-play Championship
Tournament information
Final venue Houldsworth Hall
Final city Manchester
Country England
Highest break Fred Davis (109)
Final
Champion England Fred Davis
Runner-up Scotland Walter Donaldson
Score 45–26
1953
1955

The 1954 World Professional Match-play Championship was a snooker tournament. The final was held at the Houldsworth Hall in Manchester, England.[1]

Fred Davis won his sixth World title Walter Donaldson 45–26 in the final,[1][2] although he already reached the winning margin at 37–17.[3] Davis also made the highest break of the tournament with 109.[4]

Main draw[edit]

Sources:[2][5][6]

  Quarter-finals
61 frames
    Semi-finals
61 frames
    Final
71 frames[3]
                           
        England  Fred Davis 32  
  England  John Pulman 31     England  John Pulman 29    
  Northern Ireland  Jackie Rea 30         England  Fred Davis 45
      Scotland  Walter Donaldson 26
        Scotland  Walter Donaldson 36    
        England  Alec Brown 25  

References[edit]

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  2. ^ a b Hayton, Eric (2004). The CueSport Book of Professional Snooker. Lowestoft: Rose Villa Publications. p. 144. ISBN 0-9548549-0-X. 
  3. ^ a b "Davis retains snooker title". The Argus. 8 March 1954. Retrieved 8 May 2013. 
  4. ^ "2004 Embassy World Championship Information". Global Snooker Centre. Archived from the original on 8 December 2004. Retrieved 9 May 2012. 
  5. ^ "World Championship 1954". Global Snooker. Archived from the original on 22 February 2012. Retrieved 14 March 2011. 
  6. ^ "Embassy World Championship". Snooker Scene. Archived from the original on 24 January 2013. Retrieved 9 May 2012.