1980 Masters

Status: Professional Invitational
Season: 1979-1980
Dates: February 5th 1980 - February 9th 1980
Qualifying dates: No qualifier dates available
Location: England Wembley Conference Centre, London, England
Sponsor: Benson and Hedges
Broadcaster: None
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Amount 13 4 6 1 3 2 29
Frame rate 5.31 17.25 11.5 69 23 34.5 2.38
Players:
Professional Amateur Total
10 0 10
Matches: 9
Frames: 69
Centuries:
Qualifiers Venue Total
0 2 2
Prize fund: GBP 7,000
Points scored: 7,823
Round Player 1 Score Player 2
Final Wales Terry Griffiths 9 (17) 5 Northern Ireland Alex Higgins
Scores: 67-39; 73(73)-30; 4-81(81); 61-68; 104(77)-15; 61(52)-67; 54-55; 102-25; 66(53)-61; 58(58); 70(70); 75-49; 117(51)-3; 67-60; 131(131)-0
Centuries: Griffiths: 131
Match Progress: 1-0, 2-0, 2-1, 2-2, 3-2, 3-3, 3-4, 4-4, 5-4, 6-4, 7-4, 8-4, 9-4
Match was broadcast
Griffiths Higgins Total
Points scored: 982 553 1535
Avg. points/frame: 70.14 39.5 109.64
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Griffiths 3 - 2 - - 1 6
Higgins - - - 1 - - 1
Semi-final Wales Terry Griffiths 5 (9) 0 England John Spencer
Scores: 105(54)-11; 65-52; 84(62)-8; 83(77)-40; 104(100)-11
Centuries: Griffiths: 100
Match Progress: 1-0, 2-0, 3-0, 4-0, 5-0
Match was broadcast
Griffiths Spencer Total
Points scored: 441 122 563
Avg. points/frame: 88.2 24.4 112.6
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Griffiths 1 1 1 - - 1 4
Spencer - - - - - - 0
Semi-final Northern Ireland Alex Higgins 5 (9) 2 Wales Ray Reardon
Scores: 70-33; 86-54; 1-122(78); 69-57; 82-10; 16-108(93); 58-55
Match Progress: 1-0, 2-0, 2-1, 3-1, 4-1, 4-2, 5-2
Match was broadcast
Higgins Reardon Total
Points scored: 382 439 821
Avg. points/frame: 54.57 62.71 117.29
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Higgins - - - - - - 0
Reardon - - 1 - 1 - 2
Quarter-final Wales Terry Griffiths 5 (9) 3 Canada Cliff Thorburn
Scores: 73-61; 13-77(62); 29-78; 57-54; 14-120(96); 97(73)-42; 80(64)-35; 121(59)-15
Match Progress: 1-0, 1-1, 1-2, 2-2, 2-3, 3-3, 4-3, 5-3
Match was broadcast
Griffiths Thorburn Total
Points scored: 484 482 966
Avg. points/frame: 60.5 60.25 120.75
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Griffiths 1 1 1 - - - 3
Thorburn - 1 - - 1 - 2
Quarter-final Northern Ireland Alex Higgins 5 (9) 1 South Africa Perrie Mans
Scores: 42-78; 92-29; 97-24; 55-51; 69-43; 77-50(50)
Match Progress: 0-1, 1-1, 2-1, 3-1, 4-1, 5-1
Match was broadcast
Higgins Mans Total
Points scored: 432 275 707
Avg. points/frame: 72 45.83 117.83
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Higgins - - - - - - 0
Mans 1 - - - - - 1
Quarter-final Wales Ray Reardon 5 (9) 3 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor
Scores: 15-95; 44-73; 75-39; 59(59)-67(61); 107(59)-20; 89-1; 121(96)-8; 69-35
Match Progress: 0-1, 0-2, 1-2, 1-3, 2-3, 3-3, 4-3, 5-3
Match was broadcast
Reardon Taylor Total
Points scored: 579 338 917
Avg. points/frame: 72.38 42.25 114.63
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Reardon 2 - - - 1 - 3
Taylor - 1 - - - - 1
Quarter-final England John Spencer 5 (9) 2 Australia Eddie Charlton
Scores: 25-66; 43-76; 93-35; 61-35; 114(58,50)-15; 94-17; 74(54)-8
Match Progress: 0-1, 0-2, 1-2, 2-2, 3-2, 4-2, 5-2
Match was broadcast
Spencer Charlton Total
Points scored: 504 252 756
Avg. points/frame: 72 36 108
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Spencer 3 - - - - - 3
Charlton - - - - - - 0
Round 1 Northern Ireland Alex Higgins 5 (9) 1 England Fred Davis
Scores: 37-64; 77-38; 69(53)-59; 66-29; 77-36; 65-60(50)
Match Progress: 0-1, 1-1, 2-1, 3-1, 4-1, 5-1
Match was broadcast
Higgins Davis Total
Points scored: 391 286 677
Avg. points/frame: 65.17 47.67 112.83
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Higgins 1 - - - - - 1
Davis 1 - - - - - 1
Round 1 Canada Cliff Thorburn 5 (9) 3 England John Virgo
Scores: 46-65; 72-46; 95-28; 6-70; 52-77; 73-27; 69-46; 84(71)-25
Match Progress: 0-1, 1-1, 2-1, 2-2, 2-3, 3-3, 4-3, 5-3
Match was broadcast
Thorburn Virgo Total
Points scored: 497 384 881
Avg. points/frame: 62.13 48 110.13
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Thorburn - - 1 - - - 1
Virgo - - - - - - 0