1977 Masters

Status: Professional Invitational
Season: 1976-1977
Dates: February 7th 1977 - February 11th 1977
Qualifying dates: No qualifier dates available
Location: England New London Theatre, London, England
Sponsor: Benson and Hedges
Broadcaster: None
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Amount 8 7 3 3 - - 21
Frame rate 7.75 8.86 20.67 20.67 - - 2.95
Players:
Professional Amateur Total
10 0 10
Matches: 9
Frames: 62
Centuries:
Qualifiers Venue Total
0 0 0
Prize fund: GBP 5,000
Points scored: 6,989
Round Player 1 Score Player 2
Final Wales Doug Mountjoy 7 (13) 6 Wales Ray Reardon
Scores: 57-74; 21-97(51); 74-60(54); 49-62; 99(21)-6; 96(78)-32; 61-29; 46-73; 6-120(56); 95(88)-28; 59-75(75); 76(76)-25; 55-41
50+ Breaks:
Mountjoy:
88, 78, 76, 21
Reardon:
75, 56, 54, 51
Match Progress:
0-1, 0-2, 1-2, 1-3, 2-3, 3-3, 4-3, 4-4, 4-5, 5-5, 5-6, 6-6, 7-6
Mountjoy Reardon Total
Points scored: 794 722 1516
Avg. points/frame: 61.08 55.54 116.62
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Mountjoy - - 2 1 - - 3
Reardon 3 - 1 - - - 4
Semi-final Wales Doug Mountjoy 5 (9) 3 Northern Ireland Alex Higgins
Scores: 63-53; 35-84; 72(64)-63; 43-65; 70-33; 38-73; 55-46; 94(54)-22
50+ Breaks:
Mountjoy:
64, 54
Higgins:

Match Progress:
1-0, 1-1, 2-1, 2-2, 3-2, 3-3, 4-3, 5-3
Mountjoy Higgins Total
Points scored: 470 439 909
Avg. points/frame: 58.75 54.88 113.63
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Mountjoy 1 1 - - - - 2
Higgins - - - - - - 0
Semi-final Wales Ray Reardon 5 (9) 2 England Graham Miles
Scores: 111(69)-13; 64-59; 84(64)-16;-74(59); 39-53; 84-8; 67-57
50+ Breaks:
Reardon:
69, 64
Miles:

Match Progress:
1-0, 2-0, 3-0, 3-1, 4-1, 5-1
Reardon Miles Total
Points scored: 449 206 655
Avg. points/frame: 64.14 29.43 93.57
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Reardon - 2 - - - - 2
Miles - - - - - - 0
Quarter-final Northern Ireland Alex Higgins 4 (7) 2 South Africa Perrie Mans
Scores: 52-58; 97-20; 63(61)-46; 22-104; 58-49; 73-42
50+ Breaks:
Higgins:
61
Mans:

Match Progress:
0-1, 1-1, 2-1, 2-2, 3-2, 4-2
Higgins Mans Total
Points scored: 365 319 684
Avg. points/frame: 60.83 53.17 114
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Higgins - 1 - - - - 1
Mans - - - - - - 0
Quarter-final England Graham Miles 4 (7) 1 England John Spencer
Scores: 106(62)-20; 77-11; 80-57; 51(51)-60; 71-46
50+ Breaks:
Miles:
62, 51
Spencer:

Match Progress:
1-0, 2-0, 3-0, 3-1, 4-1
Miles Spencer Total
Points scored: 385 194 579
Avg. points/frame: 77 38.8 115.8
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Miles 1 1 - - - - 2
Spencer - - - - - - 0
Quarter-final Wales Doug Mountjoy 4 (7) 2 England Fred Davis
Scores: 32-76; 60-74; 89(24)-21; 77-31; 115(53,50)-0; 82-7
50+ Breaks:
Mountjoy:
53, 50, 24
Davis:

Match Progress:
0-1, 0-2, 1-2, 2-2, 3-2, 4-2
Mountjoy Davis Total
Points scored: 455 209 664
Avg. points/frame: 75.83 34.83 110.67
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Mountjoy 2 - - - - - 2
Davis - - - - - - 0
Quarter-final Wales Ray Reardon 4 (7) 1 England Rex Williams
Scores: 86-38; 97(84)-4; 76-32; 31-65; 93-26
50+ Breaks:
Reardon:
84
Williams:

Match Progress:
1-0, 2-0, 3-0, 3-1, 4-1
Reardon Williams Total
Points scored: 383 165 548
Avg. points/frame: 76.6 33 109.6
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Reardon - - - 1 - - 1
Williams - - - - - - 0
Round 1 Wales Doug Mountjoy 4 (7) 2 England John Pulman
Scores: 61-60; 120(87)-16; 61-56; 41-84(54); 48-66; 92(64)-43
50+ Breaks:
Mountjoy:
87, 64
Pulman:
54
Match Progress:
1-0, 2-0, 3-0, 3-1, 3-2, 4-2
Mountjoy Pulman Total
Points scored: 423 325 748
Avg. points/frame: 70.5 54.17 124.67
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Mountjoy - 1 - 1 - - 2
Pulman 1 - - - - - 1
Round 1 England John Spencer 4 (7) 2 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor
Scores: 78-28; 65-61; 57-69; 33-60; 84-38; 86(66)-27
50+ Breaks:
Spencer:
66
Taylor:

Match Progress:
1-0, 2-0, 2-1, 2-2, 3-2, 4-2
Spencer Taylor Total
Points scored: 403 283 686
Avg. points/frame: 67.17 47.17 114.33
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Spencer - 1 - - - - 1
Taylor - - - - - - 0