Steve Davis - Year 1979 - Professional Results

Semi-final Canada Cliff Thorburn 8 (15) 5 England Steve Davis
Centuries: Thorburn: 115
Match Progress:
Group England John Spencer 6 (11) 4 England Steve Davis
Group England Steve Davis 6 (11) 2 Canada Kirk Stevens
Group England Steve Davis 6 (11) 4 Wales Doug Mountjoy
Quarter-final England John Virgo 9 (17) 7 England Steve Davis
Scores: 47-82(54); 78-33; 63-70; 71(57)-58(58); 23-90; 71-39; 80-31; 70-29; 29-104(61); 52-62; 79(71)-46; 67-22; 58(53)-69; 80-33; 43-63; 89(61)-16
Match Progress: 0-1, 1-1, 1-2, 2-2, 2-3, 3-3, 4-3, 5-3, 5-4, 5-5, 6-5, 7-5, 7-6, 8-6, 8-7, 9-7
Virgo Davis Total
Points scored: 1000 847 1847
Avg. points/frame: 62.5 52.94 115.44
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Virgo 2 1 1 - - - 4
Davis 2 1 - - - - 3

Last 16 England Steve Davis 9 (17) 5 Wales Doug Mountjoy
Scores: 88-16; 51-79; 108(77)-3; 32-77; 61-50; 41-69; 10-77(50); 48-58; 92-27; 81-57; 103(62)-23; 91(91)-22; 103(67)-9; 66(62)-37
Match Progress: 1-0, 1-1, 2-1, 2-2, 3-2, 3-3, 3-4, 3-5, 4-5, 5-5, 6-5, 7-5, 8-5, 9-5
Davis Mountjoy Total
Points scored: 975 604 1579
Avg. points/frame: 69.64 43.14 112.79
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Davis - 3 1 - 1 - 5
Mountjoy 1 - - - - - 1

Last 24 England Steve Davis 9 (17) 3 England John Dunning
Scores: 49-72(70); 73(63)-24; 86(65)-42; 86(52)-15; 4-114(97); 107(81)-10; 72-37; 64-57(56); 90-7; 26-66; 73-8; 8-27
Match Progress: 0-1, 1-1, 2-1, 3-1, 3-2, 4-2, 5-2, 6-2, 7-2, 7-3, 8-3, 8-4
Davis Dunning Total
Points scored: 738 479 1217
Avg. points/frame: 61.5 39.92 101.42
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Davis 1 2 - 1 - - 4
Dunning 1 - 1 - 1 - 3

Quarter-final Canada Cliff Thorburn 9 (17) 6 England Steve Davis
Centuries: Thorburn: 111; Davis: 120, 100
Match Progress:
Last 16 England Steve Davis 9 (17) 3 England Jimmy White
Semi-final England Graham Miles 4 (7) 0 England Steve Davis
Group England Steve Davis 4 (7) 3 Australia Ian Anderson
Group England Steve Davis 5 (9) 2 England Fred Davis
Group England Steve Davis 6 (11) 1 Wales Ray Reardon
Last 16 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor 13 (25) 11 England Steve Davis
Scores: 73(66)-54; 29-86(63); 53-39; 97-12; 93-8; 52-66; 90-41; 28-66; 30-86; 35-74; 95-30; 39-83; 106(106)-23; 48-85(53); 65-52; 107(52,54)-9; 48-78(60); 102(74)-25; 60-41; 34-88(88); 90-35; 40-66(52); 36-83; 89-33
Centuries: Taylor: 106
Match Progress: 1-0, 1-1, 2-1, 3-1, 4-1, 4-2, 5-2, 5-3, 5-4, 5-5, 6-5, 6-6, 7-6, 7-7, 8-7, 9-7, 9-8, 10-8, 11-8, 11-9, 12-9, 12-10, 12-11, 13-11
Taylor Davis Total
Points scored: 1539 1263 2802
Avg. points/frame: 64.13 52.63 116.75
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Taylor 2 1 1 - - 1 5
Davis 2 2 - 1 - - 5

Last 24 England Steve Davis 9 (17) 2 Ireland Patsy Fagan
Scores: 81-37; 67-30; 89(65)-50; 42-75; 88-22; 69-52; 84(84)-47; 77-24; 51-73; 65-21; 66-53
Match Progress: 1-0, 2-0, 3-0, 3-1, 4-1, 5-1, 6-1, 7-1, 7-2, 8-2, 9-2
Davis Fagan Total
Points scored: 779 484 1263
Avg. points/frame: 70.82 44 114.82
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Davis - 1 - 1 - - 2
Fagan - - - - - - 0

Round 1 England Steve Davis 9 (17) 1 Australia Ian Anderson
Scores: 124(67)-4; 69-22; 80(75)-15; 51-54; 107(64)-24; 61-25; 86(68)-11; 60-46; 71-21; 83(50)-32
Match Progress: 1-0, 2-0, 3-0, 3-1, 4-1, 5-1, 6-1, 7-1, 8-1, 9-1
Davis Anderson Total
Points scored: 792 254 1046
Avg. points/frame: 79.2 25.4 104.6
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Davis 1 3 1 - - - 5
Anderson - - - - - - 0

Group Wales Ray Reardon 4 (4) 0 England Steve Davis
Group England Steve Davis 2 (4) 2 Wales Doug Mountjoy
Group England Steve Davis 4 (4) 0 Northern Ireland Alex Higgins


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Player Information
Country England England
Date of birth August 22nd 1957 (age 59)
Turned professional 1978
Seasons as professional 38
Matches
Played: 19
Won: 11 (57.89%)
Lost: 8 (42.11%)
Drawn: 1 (5.26%)
Frames
Played: 192
Won: 111 (57.81%)
Lost: 81 (42.19%)
Finishes:
Tournaments played: 0
Category Winner Final Semi Quarter Last 16 Last 32
Ranking 0 0 0 0 0 0
Minor Ranking 0 0 0 0 0 0
Non-Ranking 0 0 0 0 0 0
League 0 0 0 0 0 0
Invitational 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tour Qualifier 0 0 0 0 0 0
6-Reds 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 0 0 2 2 1 0
Match Statistics:
This year
Deciding frames: Played: 1 Won: 1 (100%)
Whitewashes: Played: 3 Won: 1 (33.33%)
First match in tournament: Played: 6 Won: 6 (100%)
Points scored:
For: 5,394 Against: 4,360
Best finish:
Biggest single prize: GBP 1,000 - Last 16
England 1979 World Championship

Breaks:

50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Breaks 6 12 2 3 1 2 26
Frame rate 32 16 96 64 192 96 7.38
Centuries:
Tournament Centuries Rate
Canada 1979 Canadian Open 2 13.5
Total 2 96
Prize money:
Tournament Finish Prize Money
(GBP)
India 1979 Bombay International Semi-final 0
England 1979 UK Championship Quarter-final 625
Canada 1979 Canadian Open Quarter-final 0
Wales 1979 Pontins Professional Semi-final 0
England 1979 World Championship Last 16 1,000
England 1979 Tolly Cobbold Classic Group 0
Total 1,625
Match lengths played:
Best of Played Won
35 9 6 (66.67%)
31 20 14 (70%)
25 38 28 (73.68%)
23 3 3 (100%)
21 1 0 (0%)
19 56 33 (58.93%)
17 197 150 (76.14%)
15 6 4 (66.67%)
13 5 5 (100%)
11 114 67 (58.77%)
9 533 361 (67.73%)
8 138 61 (44.2%)
7 142 81 (57.04%)
6 30 7 (23.33%)
5 39 24 (61.54%)
4 15 8 (53.33%)
3 59 44 (74.58%)
2 15 7 (46.67%)
1 33 17 (51.52%)
Rounds played:
Round Played Won
Group 257 118 (45.91%)
Last 32 212 138 (65.09%)
Quarter-final 202 138 (68.32%)
Last 16 190 131 (68.95%)
Semi-final 157 105 (66.88%)
Last 64 145 104 (71.72%)
Final 109 74 (67.89%)
Last 48 51 34 (66.67%)
Last 128 45 30 (66.67%)
Round 1 25 14 (56%)
Group 7 12 4 (33.33%)
Semi-final Group 8 7 (87.5%)
Wildcard 8 2 (25%)
Last 24 6 6 (100%)
Group 6 6 4 (66.67%)
Last 96 5 3 (60%)
Pre-qualifying 1 2 2 (100%)
Pre-qualifying 2 2 1 (50%)
Final Group 2 2 (100%)
Qualifying Group 2 1 (50%)
Last 144 2 1 (50%)
Last 80 2 0 (0%)
Group 7 - Semi-final 1 0 (0%)
Group 6 - Final 1 0 (0%)
Group 6 - Semi-final 1 1 (100%)