Philip Williams (snooker player)

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Philip Williams
Born June 21, 1967 (age 48)
Sport country  Wales
Professional 1993–1997, 1998–2002, 2003–2004
Highest ranking 99 (2003/2004)
Career winnings £42,050[1]
Highest break 139 (2004 Welsh Open)[2]
Century breaks 10[3]
Best ranking finish Last 64 (2001 Benson & Hedges Championship, 2001 British Open)

Philip Williams (born 3 June 1967) is a Welsh amateur snooker player. He was a professional for most seasons between 1993/94 and 2003/04, but failed to establish himself, his highest ranking position being 104. His best performances both came in 2001, when he reached the last 64 of both the Benson & Hedges Championship and the British Open.[4]

As an amateur, he won the Welsh Championship in 2006.[5] He then reached the quarter-final at the amateur 2006 IBSF World Snooker Championship in Amman, Jordan, where he was eliminated by Kurt Maflin 6–3. In the '2008 IBSF World Snooker Championship he was beaten by Alok Kumar.[6] In the 2009 IBSF World Snooker Championship he was eliminated in the semi-finals by Alfred Burden of England.[7] In 2010 he won the IBSF World Masters Championship in Damascus, Syria, beating Thailand's Chuchart Trairattanapradit 6 - 4.[5]

He is mentioned in a book on Welsh snooker players written by Andrew Pagett.[8]

In 2013 he was a surprise qualifier for the Last 16 of the WPBSA World Seniors Championship - his qualifying tournament wins included defeats of 2 former top 16 players, Gary Wilkinson and Patsy Fagan.[9]

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