Troy Shaw (born 6 October 1969)[2][permanent dead link] is an English former professional snooker player.

Troy Shaw
Born (1969-10-06) 6 October 1969 (age 50)
Sport country England
Professional1991–2003
Highest ranking74 (1994/95)
Career winnings£86,715[1]
Highest break133 (1993 Strachan Challenge Event 2, 1993 Asian Open)[2]
Century breaks18
Best ranking finishLast 16 (1993 British Open)
Tournament wins
Minor-ranking1

CareerEdit

Competing on the main tour from 1991, Shaw won the second leg of minor ranking tournament the Strachan Challenge in 1993, beating Nigel Bond in the final. He reached his highest ranking, 74th, the following year, but thereafter suffered a decline in form and was relegated from the tour in 2003.[3]

Performance and rankings timelineEdit

Tournament 1991/
92
1992/
93
1993/
94
1994/
95
1995/
96
1996/
97
1997/
98
1998/
99
1999/
00
2000/
01
2001/
02
2002/
03
2003/
04
Ranking[4] [nb 1] 121 77 74 125 133 131 88 96 116 97 83 [nb 2]
Ranking tournaments
LG Cup[nb 3] LQ LQ LQ LQ LQ LQ 1R LQ LQ LQ LQ LQ A
British Open 1R 3R LQ LQ LQ LQ LQ LQ LQ 1R LQ LQ A
UK Championship LQ LQ 1R LQ LQ LQ 1R LQ LQ LQ LQ LQ A
Welsh Open LQ LQ LQ 1R LQ LQ LQ LQ 1R LQ LQ LQ A
European Open[nb 4] 1R LQ LQ LQ LQ LQ NH LQ Not Held LQ LQ A
Irish Masters Non-Ranking Event LQ A
Players Championship[nb 5] NH 1R LQ LQ LQ LQ 2R LQ LQ LQ LQ LQ A
World Championship LQ LQ LQ LQ LQ LQ LQ LQ LQ LQ LQ LQ LQ
Non-ranking tournaments
The Masters LQ LQ LQ LQ LQ LQ LQ LQ LQ LQ LQ A A
Former ranking tournaments
Classic LQ Tournament Not Held
Strachan Open[nb 6] LQ MR NR Tournament Not Held
Dubai Classic[nb 7] LQ 1R LQ LQ LQ LQ Tournament Not Held
German Open Tournament Not Held LQ LQ LQ NR Tournament Not Held
Malta Grand Prix Not Held Non-Ranking Event LQ NR Not Held
China Open[nb 8] Tournament Not Held NR LQ LQ LQ LQ Not Held
Thailand Masters[nb 9] LQ LQ LQ LQ LQ LQ LQ LQ LQ LQ LQ NR NH
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
DQ disqualified from the tournament
NH / Not Held event was not held.
NR / Non-Ranking Event event is/was no longer a ranking event.
R / Ranking Event event is/was a ranking event.
RV / Ranking & Variant Format Event means an event is/was a ranking & variant format event.
MR / Minor-Ranking Event means an event is/was a minor-ranking event.
PA / Pro-am Event means an event is/was a pro-am event.
VF / Variant Format Event means an event is/was a variant format event.
  1. ^ New players on the Main Tour don't have a ranking.
  2. ^ He was not on the Main Tour.
  3. ^ The event was previously known as the Grand Prix (1990/1991–2000/2001)
  4. ^ The event was previously known as the Irish Open (1998/1999)
  5. ^ The event was also known as the International Open (1992/1993–1996/1997) and the Scottish Open (1997/1998–2002/2003)
  6. ^ The event was also known as the Strachan Challenge (1992/1993–1993/1994)
  7. ^ The event was also known as the Thailand Classic (1995/1996) and Asian Classic (1996/1997)
  8. ^ The event was also known as the China International (1997/1998–1998/1999)
  9. ^ The was also known as the Asian Open (1991/1992–1992/1993) and Thailand Open (1993/1994–1996/97)

Career titlesEdit

Minor-ranking finals: 1 (1 title)Edit

Outcome Year Championship Opponent in the final Score
Winner 1993 Strachan Challenge – Event 2   Nigel Bond 9–4

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://cuetracker.net/Players/Troy-Shaw/Career-Total-Statistics
  2. ^ http://cuetracker.net/Players/Troy-Shaw/Career-Total-Statistics
  3. ^ [1]
  4. ^ "Ranking History". Snooker.org. Retrieved 6 February 2011.

External linksEdit