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

Rothmans Grand Prix
Tournament information
Dates17–25 October 1987
VenueHexagon Theatre
CityReading
CountryEngland
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£300,000
Winner's share£60,000
Highest breakEngland John Parrott (130)
Final
ChampionScotland Stephen Hendry
Runner-upNorthern Ireland Dennis Taylor
Score10–7
1986
1988

Stephen Hendry won in the final 10–7 against Dennis Taylor. It was his first ranking title.[2]

Main drawEdit

[3][4]

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

FinalEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  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. ^ "On this week: Hendry gets underway". eurosport.com. Eurosport. 26 October 2009. Retrieved 9 January 2019.
  3. ^ "1987 World Open Results". Snooker Database. Retrieved 20 February 2011.
  4. ^ "Grand Prix". Snooker Scene. Archived from the original on 24 January 2013. Retrieved 11 July 2012.