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The snooker season 2006/2007 was a series of snooker tournaments played between 13 August 2006 and 14 May 2007.

Snooker season 2006/2007
Details
Duration13 August 2006 – 14 May 2007
Tournaments22 (7 ranking events)
Triple Crown winners
UK ChampionshipEngland Peter Ebdon
MastersEngland Ronnie O'Sullivan
World ChampionshipScotland John Higgins

New professional playersEdit

Countries   China
  England   Ireland   Netherlands
  New Zealand   Northern Ireland   Scotland
  Thailand   United Arab Emirates   Wales

Note: New means in these case, that these players were not on the 2005/2006 professional Main Tour.

CalendarEdit

The following table outlines the results and dates for all the ranking and major invitational events.[3]

Date[n 7] Rank Tournament name Venue City Winner Runner-up Score References
08–13 08–20   NIR WR Northern Ireland Trophy Waterfront Hall Belfast   Ding Junhui   Ronnie O'Sullivan 9–6 [4]
08–25 08–27   GER P/A Fürth German Open Stadthalle Fürth   Michael Holt   Barry Hawkins 4–2 [5]
09–02   ENG NR Pot Black Royal Automobile Club London   Mark Williams   John Higgins 1–0 [6][7]
09–18 09–22   WAL OS PIOS I Pontin's Prestatyn   Munraj Pal   Kurt Maflin 6–3 [8][9]
10–09 10–11   IRL NR Irish Professional Championship Spawell Sport & Leisure Complex Templeogue   Ken Doherty   Michael Judge 9–4 [10]
10–12 10–16   WAL OS PIOS II Pontin's Prestatyn   Julian Logue   Alex Davies 6–5 [9][11]
10–21 10–29   SCO WR Grand Prix A.E.C.C. Aberdeen   Neil Robertson   Jamie Cope 9–5 [12]
11–04 11–09   ENG NR Masters Qualifying Event English Institute of Sport Sheffield   Stuart Bingham   Mark Selby 6–2 [13]
09–14 12–03   ENG NR Premier League Snooker Forum Centre Wythenshawe   Ronnie O'Sullivan   Jimmy White 7–0 [14]
11–30 12–04   WAL OS PIOS III Pontin's Prestatyn   Leo Fernandez   Lee Walker 6–5 [9][15]
12–06 12–07   QAT P/A Asian Games Al-Sadd Multi-Purpose Hall Doha   Ding Junhui   Liang Wenbo 4–2 [16]
12–04 12–17   ENG WR UK Championship Barbican Centre York   Peter Ebdon   Stephen Hendry 10–6 [17]
01–14 01–18   WAL OS PIOS IV Pontin's Prestatyn   Kuldesh Johal   Lee Walker 6–4 [9][18]
01–14 01–21   ENG NR The Masters Wembley Arena London   Ronnie O'Sullivan   Ding Junhui 10–3 [19][20]
01–29 02–04   MLT WR Malta Cup Hilton Conference Center Portomaso   Shaun Murphy   Ryan Day 9–4 [21]
02–01 02–05   WAL OS PIOS V Pontin's Prestatyn   Kurt Maflin   Ashley Wright 6–3 [9][22]
02–12 02–18   WAL WR Welsh Open Newport Centre Newport   Neil Robertson   Andrew Higginson 9–8 [23][24]
03–04 03–08   WAL OS PIOS VI Pontin's Prestatyn   Jamie O'Neill   Ashley Wright 6–2 [9][25]
03–09 03–11   IRL NR Irish Masters Ormonde Hotel Kilkenny   Ronnie O'Sullivan   Barry Hawkins 9–1 [26]
03–25 04–01   CHN WR China Open Beijing University Students' Gymnasium Beijing   Graeme Dott   Jamie Cope 9–5 [27]
04–12 04–16   WAL OS PIOS VII Pontin's Prestatyn   Bjorn Haneveer   Craig Steadman 6–2 [9][28]
04–21 05–07   ENG WR World Snooker Championship Crucible Theatre Sheffield   John Higgins   Mark Selby 18–13 [29]
05–10 05–14   WAL OS PIOS VIII Pontin's Prestatyn   James McBain   Kurt Maflin 6–4 [9][30]
WR = World ranking event
OS = [Pontin's] International Open Series
NR = Non-ranking event
P/A = Pro–am event

Official rankingsEdit

The top 16 of the world rankings, these players automatically played in the final rounds of the world ranking events and were invited for the Masters.[31][32][33]

No. Ch. Player Points 2004/05 Points 2005/06 Total
1     Stephen Hendry 21337 15100 36437
2     Ken Doherty 15887 20250 36137
3     Ronnie O'Sullivan 23162 12850 36012
4     John Higgins 15812 19150 34962
5     Shaun Murphy 16375 16350 32725
6     Graeme Dott 13500 19100 32600
7     Peter Ebdon 15650 15550 31200
8     Mark Williams 12837 18300 31137
9     Stephen Maguire 19725 11000 30725
10     Stephen Lee 15625 13500 29125
11     Steve Davis 15775 13100 28875
12     Barry Hawkins 13225 14600 27825
13     Neil Robertson 14425 12575 27000
14     Matthew Stevens 15262 8600 23862
15     Ali Carter 14175 9550 23725
16     Anthony Hamilton 14312 9413 23725

World ranking pointsEdit

[34][35]

No. Player Points 2005/06 NIT GP UK WO MC CO WSC Points 2006/07 Total[36]
1   John Higgins 19150 1900 2500 4800 700 700 2500 10000 23100 42250
2   Graeme Dott 19100 2500 575 4800 1900 2500 5000 1400 18675 37775
3   Shaun Murphy 16350 2500 1400 1050 2500 5000 2500 6400 21350 37700
4   Ken Doherty 20250 2500 1900 2850 1900 2500 2500 1400 15550 35800
5   Ronnie O'Sullivan 12850 4000 2500 2850 2500 700 3200 5000 20750 33600
6   Peter Ebdon 15550 700 1400 7500 700 3200 700 3800 18000 33550
7   Neil Robertson 12575 1900 5000 1050 5000 1900 1900 3800 20550 33125
8   Stephen Hendry 15100 1900 575 6000 1900 2500 700 3800 17375 32475
9   Ding Junhui 14475 5000 1400 3750 575 1400 1400 2800 16325 30800
10   Stephen Maguire 11000 1900 1400 2850 3200 1900 1900 6400 19550 30550
11   Mark Selby 9125 1900 1900 2100 1900 575 1900 8000 18275 27400
12   Mark Williams 18300 1900 575 2850 700 700 700 1400 8825 27125
13   Stephen Lee 13500 3200 1900 2850 700 1900 700 1400 12650 26150
14   Allister Carter 9550 700 1400 1050 2500 3200 1900 5000 15750 25300
15   Steve Davis 13100 700 1400 3750 3200 700 700 1400 11850 24950
16   Ryan Day 10050 2500 1900 2100 575 4000 575 2800 14450 24500

Points distributionEdit

2006/2007 Points distribution for world ranking events:[37]

Tournament Round → L96 L80 L64 L48 L32 L16 QF SF F W
Northern Ireland Trophy[38][39] Unseeded loser 400 650 900 1150 1400 1900 2500 3200 4000 5000
Seeded loser 200 325 450 575 700
UK Championship[40][41] Unseeded loser 600 975 1350 1725 2100 2850 3750 4800 6000 7500
Seeded loser 300 488 675 863 1050
Malta Cup[42][43] Unseeded loser 400 650 900 1150 1400 1900 2500 3200 4000 5000
Seeded loser 200 325 450 575 700
Welsh Open[44][45] Unseeded loser 400 650 900 1150 1400 1900 2500 3200 4000 5000
Seeded loser 200 325 450 575 700
China Open[46][47] Unseeded loser 400 650 900 1150 1400 1900 2500 3200 4000 5000
Seeded loser 200 325 450 575 700
World Championship[48][49] Unseeded loser 800 1300 1800 2300 2800 3800 5000 6400 8000 10000
Seeded loser 400 650 900 1150 1400
Tournament Stage 1 Group Stage 2 Group L16 QF SF F W
7–8 5–6 3–4 1–2 5–6 3–4
Grand Prix[50] 200 650 900 1150 575[n 8] 1400[n 8] 1900 2500 3200 4000 5000

NotesEdit

  1. ^ James Leadbetter qualified by topping the Pro Ticket Tour rankings.
  2. ^ Peter Lines qualified by winning the Pro Ticket Tour Play Offs.
  3. ^ Jamie Jones qualified by topping the Welsh rankings.
  4. ^ Robert Stephen qualified by topping the Scottish rankings.
  5. ^ David Morris qualified by topping the Irish rankings.
  6. ^ Dermot McGlinchey qualified by topping the Northern Irish rankings.
  7. ^ Dates use the month day format
  8. ^ a b Only for seeded players

ReferencesEdit

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