1997 Malta Grand Prix

Status: Professional Invitational
Season: 1997-1998
Dates: October 30th 1997 - November 2nd 1997
Qualifying dates: No qualifier dates available
Location: Malta Malta
Sponsor: Rothmans
Broadcaster: None
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Amount 11 9 2 1 1 1 25
Frame rate 5.64 6.89 31 62 62 62 2.48
Players:
Professional Amateur Total
6 2 8
Matches: 7
Frames: 62
Centuries:
Qualifiers Venue Total
0 1 1
Prize fund: GBP 5,000
Points scored: 5,874
Round Player 1 Score Player 2
Final Ireland Ken Doherty 7 (13) 5 Scotland John Higgins
Scores: 42-69(61); 1-115(68); 68(68)-0; 51-60; 30-81; 72-4; 88(B8)-25; 74(73)-53; 55(55)-59(51); 68(50)-0; 95(80)-8; 115(115)-0
Centuries: Doherty: 115
Match Progress: 0-1, 0-2, 1-2, 1-3, 1-4, 2-4, 3-4, 4-4, 4-5, 5-5, 6-5, 7-5
Doherty Higgins Total
Points scored: 759 474 1233
Avg. points/frame: 63.25 39.5 102.75
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Doherty 2 1 1 1 - 1 6
Higgins 1 2 - - - - 3
Semi-final Ireland Ken Doherty 6 (11) 2 Malta Tony Drago
Scores: 116(65,51)-11; 61-8; 0-79(54); 61-58; 25-76(66); 73(73)-0; 130(69)-0; 83(50)-0
Match Progress: 1-0, 2-0, 2-1, 3-1, 3-2, 4-2, 5-2, 6-2
Doherty Drago Total
Points scored: 549 232 781
Avg. points/frame: 68.63 29 97.63
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Doherty 2 2 1 - - - 5
Drago 1 1 - - - - 2
Semi-final Scotland John Higgins 6 (11) 4 Malta Alex Borg
Scores: 24-59; 40-70; 66-9; 73-29; 67-26; 0-81(59); 6-70; 78(63)-32; 104(61)-21; 49-23
Match Progress: 0-1, 0-2, 1-2, 2-2, 3-2, 3-3, 3-4, 4-4, 5-4, 6-4
Higgins Borg Total
Points scored: 507 420 927
Avg. points/frame: 50.7 42 92.7
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Higgins - 2 - - - - 2
Borg 1 - - - - - 1
Quarter-final Malta Alex Borg 5 (9) 3 Wales Mark Williams
Scores: 72-26; 41-73(51); 89-28; 70(50)-18; 23-71(55); 50-40; 22-60; 66-9
Match Progress: 1-0, 1-1, 2-1, 3-1, 3-2, 4-2, 4-3, 5-3
Borg Williams Total
Points scored: 433 325 758
Avg. points/frame: 54.13 40.63 94.75
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Borg 1 - - - - - 1
Williams 2 - - - - - 2
Quarter-final Ireland Ken Doherty 5 (9) 4 Malta Joe Grech
Scores: 69-29; 15-75; 62-13; 18-58; 15-61; 56-10; 14-85; 66-31; 68-6
Match Progress: 1-0, 1-1, 2-1, 2-2, 2-3, 3-3, 3-4, 4-4, 5-4
Doherty Grech Total
Points scored: 383 368 751
Avg. points/frame: 42.56 40.89 83.44
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Doherty - - - - - - 0
Grech - - - - - - 0
Quarter-final Malta Tony Drago 5 (9) 1 Canada Alain Robidoux
Scores: 68-31; 70-36; 62-29; 47-55; 71(51)-36; 76-12
Match Progress: 1-0, 2-0, 3-0, 3-1, 4-1, 5-1
Drago Robidoux Total
Points scored: 394 199 593
Avg. points/frame: 65.67 33.17 98.83
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Drago 1 - - - - - 1
Robidoux - - - - - - 0
Quarter-final Scotland John Higgins 5 (9) 4 England Nigel Bond
Scores: 0-91(91); 20-71; 61-24; 63-10; 33-65; 52-69; 60-56; 87(65)-3; 65-1
Match Progress: 0-1, 0-2, 1-2, 2-2, 2-3, 2-4, 3-4, 4-4, 5-4
Higgins Bond Total
Points scored: 441 390 831
Avg. points/frame: 49 43.33 92.33
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Higgins - 1 - - - - 1
Bond - - - - 1 - 1