1987 Grand Prix (snooker)

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Rothmans Grand Prix
Tournament information
Dates 17–25 October 1987
Venue Hexagon Theatre
City Reading
Country England
Organisation(s) WPBSA
Format Ranking event
Total prize fund £300,000
Winner's share £60,000
Highest break England John Parrott (130)
Final
Champion Scotland Stephen Hendry
Runner-up Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor
Score 10–7
1986
1988

The 1987 Rothmans Grand Prix was a professional ranking snooker tournament held at the Hexagon Theatre in Reading, England.[1]

Stephen Hendry won in the final 10–7 against Dennis Taylor.

Main draw[edit]

[2][3]

Last 64
Best of 9 frames
Last 32
Best of 9 frames
Last 16
Best of 9 frames
Quarter-finals
Best of 9 frames
Semi-finals
Best of 17 frames
Final
Best of 19 frames
                  
England Jimmy White 5
England Jon Wright 1
England Jimmy White 3
Malta Tony Drago 5
Malta Tony Drago 5
England Jim Meadowcroft 1
Malta Tony Drago 2
England Willie Thorne 5
England Willie Thorne 5
Canada Jim Bear 1
England Willie Thorne 5
England Roger Bales 2
England Roger Bales 5
Australia John Campbell 3
England Willie Thorne 3
South Africa Peter Francisco 5
England Paul Gibson 5
England Mike Hallett 4
England Paul Gibson 4
England Graham Cripsey 5
England Graham Cripsey 5
England Barry West 3
England Graham Cripsey 1
South Africa Peter Francisco 5
England Joe Johnson 5
England Steve James 4
England Joe Johnson 2
South Africa Peter Francisco 5
South Africa Peter Francisco 5
Scotland John Rea 3
South Africa Peter Francisco 4
Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor 9
Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor 5
Wales Ray Reardon 1
Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor 5
Canada Bill Werbeniuk 3
Canada Bill Werbeniuk 5
Australia Robby Foldvari 1
Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor 5
Wales Cliff Wilson 2
Wales Cliff Wilson 5
Australia Glen Wilkinson 4
Wales Cliff Wilson 5
England John Virgo 3
England John Virgo 5
Canada Marcel Gauvreau 1
Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor 5
Wales Steve Newbury 2
South Africa Silvino Francisco 5
England Danny Fowler 1
South Africa Silvino Francisco 3
England Gary Wilkinson 5
England Gary Wilkinson 5
England Steve Longworth 4
England Gary Wilkinson 3
Wales Steve Newbury 5
Canada Cliff Thorburn 5
England Tony Jones 2
Canada Cliff Thorburn 0
Wales Steve Newbury 5
Wales Steve Newbury 5
England Tony Meo 0
Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor 7
Scotland Stephen Hendry 10
England Martin Clark 5
England Neal Foulds 4
England Martin Clark 4
England Mick Fisher 5
England Mick Fisher 5
Republic of Ireland Eugene Hughes 4
England Mick Fisher 2
Canada Bob Chaperon 5
England Pat Houlihan 5
England Dean Reynolds 4
England Pat Houlihan 0
Canada Bob Chaperon 5
Canada Bob Chaperon 5
England David Taylor 3
Canada Bob Chaperon 2
England John Parrott 5
England John Parrott 5
England Les Dodd 1
England John Parrott 5
Canada Kirk Stevens 0
Canada Kirk Stevens 5
Wales Wayne Jones 1
England John Parrott 5
Wales Terry Griffiths 4
Wales Terry Griffiths 5
Republic of Ireland Tony Kearney 0
Wales Terry Griffiths 5
Wales Tony Chappel 3
Wales Tony Chappel 5
England John Spencer 1
England John Parrott 7
Scotland Stephen Hendry 9
England Tony Knowles 5
Northern Ireland Jack McLaughlin 0
England Tony Knowles 5
England David Roe 2
England David Roe 5
England Dave Martin 4
England Tony Knowles 5
Australia Eddie Charlton 0
England Ray Edmonds 5
England Rex Williams 3
England Ray Edmonds 3
Australia Eddie Charlton 5
Australia Eddie Charlton 5
South Africa Jimmy van Rensberg 3
England Tony Knowles 2
Scotland Stephen Hendry 5
England Jim Chambers 5
Wales Doug Mountjoy 2
England Jim Chambers 1
Scotland Stephen Hendry 5
Scotland Stephen Hendry 5
Wales Mark Bennett 1
Scotland Stephen Hendry 5
England Steve Davis 2
England Steve Davis 5
England Graham Miles 1
England Steve Davis 5
Canada Jim Wych 1
Canada Jim Wych 5
Scotland Murdo MacLeod 4

Final[edit]

Final: Best of 19 frames. Referee: Len Ganley
Hexagon Theatre, Reading, England, 25 October 1987.
Stephen Hendry
 Scotland
10–7 Dennis Taylor
 England
60–68, 52–74 (60), 9–90, 79–0 (79), 26–60, 96–22, 89–11 (58), 73–13, 63–17, 63–48, 69–24, 98–0 (98), 13–121, 79–20, 29–73, 33–80 (52), 76–30
98 Highest break 60
0 Century breaks 0
3 50+ breaks 2

References[edit]

  1. ^ Turner, Chris. "Professional Players Tournament, Grand Prix, LG Cup". cajt.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk. Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Archived from the original on 16 February 2012. Retrieved 20 February 2011. 
  2. ^ "1987 World Open Results". Snooker Database. Retrieved 20 February 2011. 
  3. ^ "Grand Prix". Snooker Scene. Archived from the original on 24 January 2013. Retrieved 11 July 2012.