1998 Malta Grand Prix

Status: Professional Invitational
Season: 1998-1999
Dates: December 3rd 1998 - December 6th 1998
Qualifying dates: No qualifier dates available
Location: Malta New Dolmen Hotel, Bugibba, Malta
Sponsor: Rothmans
Broadcaster: None
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Amount 9 8 8 1 1 2 29
Frame rate 6.67 7.5 7.5 60 60 30 2.07
Players:
Professional Amateur Total
8 0 8
Matches: 7
Frames: 60
Centuries:
Qualifiers Venue Total
0 2 2
Prize fund: GBP 20,000
Points scored: 5,938
Round Player 1 Score Player 2
Final Scotland Stephen Hendry 7 (13) 6 Ireland Ken Doherty
Scores: 39-73(63); 29-59; 86(69)-8; 97(97)-0; 5-80(73); 67(67)-65; 31-76(75); 81-32; 63-29; 91(74)-26; 1-79(78); 43-62; 69(69)-24
50+ Breaks:
Hendry:
97, 74, 69, 69, 67
Doherty:
78, 75, 73, 63
Match Progress:
0-1, 0-2, 1-2, 2-2, 2-3, 3-3, 3-4, 4-4, 5-4, 6-4, 6-5, 6-6, 7-6
Hendry Doherty Total
Points scored: 702 613 1315
Avg. points/frame: 54 47.15 101.15
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Hendry - 3 1 - 1 - 5
Doherty - 1 3 - - - 4
Semi-final Ireland Ken Doherty 6 (11) 2 Wales Mark Williams
Scores: 75-0; 88(76)-1; 68-17; 46-54; 75-43; 66-58; 43-73(58); 58-22
50+ Breaks:
Doherty:
76
Williams:
58
Match Progress:
1-0, 2-0, 3-0, 3-1, 4-1, 5-1, 5-2, 6-2
Doherty Williams Total
Points scored: 519 268 787
Avg. points/frame: 64.88 33.5 98.38
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Doherty - - 1 - - - 1
Williams 1 - - - - - 1
Semi-final Scotland Stephen Hendry 6 (11) 2 Malta Alex Borg
Scores: 92(52)-22; 102-14; 91(86)-14; 72-0; 30-70(65); 19-82(57); 99-10; 48-47
50+ Breaks:
Hendry:
86, 52
Borg:
65, 57
Match Progress:
1-0, 2-0, 3-0, 4-0, 4-1, 4-2, 5-2, 6-2
Hendry Borg Total
Points scored: 553 259 812
Avg. points/frame: 69.13 32.38 101.5
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Hendry 1 - - 1 - - 2
Borg 1 1 - - - - 2
Quarter-final Malta Alex Borg 5 (9) 2 Scotland John Higgins
Scores: 16-88; 65-19; 65-75; 71(51)-36; 80-14; 60-51; 61-43
50+ Breaks:
Borg:
51
Higgins:

Match Progress:
0-1, 1-1, 1-2, 2-2, 3-2, 4-2, 5-2
Borg Higgins Total
Points scored: 418 326 744
Avg. points/frame: 59.71 46.57 106.29
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Borg 1 - - - - - 1
Higgins - - - - - - 0
Quarter-final Ireland Ken Doherty 5 (9) 4 England Jimmy White
Scores: 31-61; 61-16; 54(53)-68(51); 43-72(68); 100(100)-29; 125(104)-8; 6-76(74); 70(58)-5; 88(64)-22
50+ Breaks:
Doherty:
104, 100, 64, 58, 53
White:
74, 68, 51
Match Progress:
0-1, 1-1, 1-2, 1-3, 2-3, 3-3, 3-4, 4-4, 5-4
Doherty White Total
Points scored: 578 357 935
Avg. points/frame: 64.22 39.67 103.89
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Doherty 2 1 - - - 2 5
White 1 1 1 - - - 3
Quarter-final Scotland Stephen Hendry 5 (9) 1 Malta Joe Grech
Scores: 67-58; 57-38; 27-63; 65-28; 94(71)-0; 68(68)-10
50+ Breaks:
Hendry:
71, 68
Grech:

Match Progress:
1-0, 2-0, 2-1, 3-1, 4-1, 5-1
Hendry Grech Total
Points scored: 378 197 575
Avg. points/frame: 63 32.83 95.83
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Hendry - 1 1 - - - 2
Grech - - - - - - 0
Quarter-final Wales Mark Williams 5 (9) 4 Malta Tony Drago
Scores: 84(84); 20-66(50); 0-80; 62-70; 64-53; 73(73)-4; 63-0; 65-61(58); 68-21
50+ Breaks:
Williams:
73
Drago:
58, 50
Match Progress:
, 0-1, 0-2, 0-3, 1-3, 2-3, 3-3, 4-3, 5-3
Williams Drago Total
Points scored: 415 355 770
Avg. points/frame: 46.11 39.44 85.56
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Williams - - 1 - - - 1
Drago 2 - - - - - 2