Billy Joe Castle
Paul Hunter Classic 2017
|Born||14 July 1992|
|Highest ranking||88 (June 2018)|
2018 China Championship (qualifying)
|Best ranking finish||Last 16 (2017 European Masters, 2018 Paul Hunter Classic)|
In May 2017, Castle came through Q-School by winning six matches to earn a two-year card on the World Snooker Tour for the 2017/2018 and 2018/2019 seasons. Prior to this Castle appeared in the 2015 English Amateur Championship final, losing 6-10 to Michael Rhodes. In 2017 he won the tournament by defeating David Lilley 10-8.
Performance and rankings timeline
|Ranking[nb 1]||[nb 2]||[nb 3]||88|
|Riga Masters[nb 4]||MR||LQ||LQ|
|Paul Hunter Classic||MR||1R||4R|
|Northern Ireland Open||NH||2R|
|World Grand Prix||DNQ||DNQ|
|Tour Championship||Not Held|
|Former ranking tournaments|
|Australian Goldfields Open||LQ||Not Held|
|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.|
|VF / Variant Format Event||means an event is/was a variant format event.|
- It shows the ranking at the beginning of the season.
- He was an amateur.
- New players on the Main Tour don't have a ranking.
- The event was called the Riga Open (2014/2015–2015/2016)
Amateur finals: 2 (1 title, 1 runner-up)
|Outcome||No.||Year||Championship||Opponent in the final||Score|
|Runner-up||1.||2015||English Amateur Championship||Michael Rhodes||6–10|
|Winner||1.||2017||English Amateur Championship||David Lilley||10–7|
- "Career-total Statistics for Billy Joe Castle - Professional". CueTracker Snooker Results & Statistics Database. Retrieved 14 May 2017.
- "Kleckers Books Tour Sport". World Snooker. Archived from the original on 19 May 2017. Retrieved 14 May 2017.
- "Castle is English Amateur Championship runner-up". cuestars.co.uk. Archived from the original on 2015-05-18. Retrieved 3 May 2015.
- "Billy Castle crowned English Amateur Champion 2017". mysnookerstats.com.
- @TheEASB (25 June 2017). "#EASBFinals2017 English Amateur..." (Tweet). Retrieved 2 July 2017 – via Twitter.
- "Ranking History". Snooker.org. Retrieved 6 February 2011.
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- Billy Joe Castle at CueTracker.net: Snooker Results and Statistic Database