Wayne Jones (snooker player)

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Wayne Jones
Born (1959-12-24) 24 December 1959 (age 59)
Sport country Wales
Professional1984–2001
Highest ranking23 (1990/1991)
Career winnings£285,486[1]
Highest break137 (1989 Classic)
Century breaks22[2]
Best ranking finishRunner up (1989 Classic)

Wayne Jones (born December 24, 1959) is a former Welsh professional snooker player. Despite never breaking into the top 16, he reached the last 16 and quarter-finals of many ranking events. His most notable run was to the final of the 1989 Classic[3] with victories over the likes of Jimmy White, where he lost to Doug Mountjoy 11–13, despite at one stage leading 11–9. He qualified for the World Championship on four occasions, but only ever progressed beyond the first round once, in 1989, with a 10–9 victory over Neal Foulds, but was beaten 13–3 by Dean Reynolds in the last 16.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://cuetracker.net/Players/Wayne-Jones/Career-Total-Statistics
  2. ^ http://cuetracker.net/Players/Wayne-Jones/Career-Total-Statistics
  3. ^ "Williams wins all Welsh final". BBC News. BBC. 28 November 1999. Retrieved 6 December 2010.