1987 Masters

Status: Professional Invitational
Season: 1986-1987
Dates: January 25th 1987 - February 1st 1987
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 21 13 8 3 3 7 55
Frame rate 6.05 9.77 15.88 42.33 42.33 18.14 2.31
Players:
Professional Amateur Total
16 0 16
Matches: 15
Frames: 127
Centuries:
Qualifiers Venue Total
0 7 7
Prize fund: GBP 200,000
Points scored: 13,314
Round Player 1 Score Player 2
Final Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor 9 (17) 8 Northern Ireland Alex Higgins
Scores: 63-37; 16-89(56); 49-69; 89-41; 69(65)-33; 48-74; 73-11; 31(60)-40; 22-66; 53-30; 0-113(98); 63-77; 25-92(88); 61-50; 118(74)-9; 50-40, 82-0
50+ Breaks:
Taylor:
74, 65, 60
Higgins:
98, 88, 56
Match Progress:
1-0, 1-1, 1-2, 2-2, 3-2, 3-3, 4-3, 4-4, 4-5, 5-5, 5-6, 5-7, 5-8, 6-8, 7-8, 8-8
Referee: Ireland John Smyth
Match was broadcast
Taylor Higgins Total
Points scored: 830 871 1701
Avg. points/frame: 48.82 51.24 100.06
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Taylor - 2 1 - - - 3
Higgins 1 - - 1 1 - 3
Semi-final Northern Ireland Alex Higgins 6 (11) 2 England Tony Meo
Scores: 36-50; 85-22; 64-57; 53-14; 80(50)-0; 31-71(62); 101(57)-4; 69(51)-12
50+ Breaks:
Higgins:
57, 51, 50
Meo:
62
Match Progress:
0-1, 1-1, 2-1, 3-1, 4-1, 4-2, 5-2, 6-2
Match was broadcast
Higgins Meo Total
Points scored: 519 230 749
Avg. points/frame: 64.88 28.75 93.63
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Higgins 3 - - - - - 3
Meo - 1 - - - - 1
Semi-final Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor 6 (11) 5 Canada Cliff Thorburn
Scores: 11-83; 13-83(73); 75(58)-33; 112(105)-7; 53-73; 62-52; 25-38(89); 71(53)-64(57); 70-19; 42-73(50); 53-49
50+ Breaks:
Taylor:
105, 58, 53
Thorburn:
89, 73, 57, 50
Match Progress:
0-1, 0-2, 1-2, 2-2, 2-3, 3-3, 3-4, 4-4, 5-4, 5-5, 6-5
Match was broadcast
Taylor Thorburn Total
Points scored: 587 574 1161
Avg. points/frame: 53.36 52.18 105.55
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Taylor 2 - - - - 1 3
Thorburn 2 - 1 1 - - 4
Quarter-final Northern Ireland Alex Higgins 5 (9) 1 England Joe Johnson
Scores: 69-57(57); 104(71)-12; 73-46; 20-79(52); 66-65; 63(59)-37
50+ Breaks:
Higgins:
71, 59
Johnson:
57, 52
Match Progress:
1-0, 2-0, 3-0, 3-1, 4-1, 5-1
Referee: Ireland John Smyth
Match was broadcast
Higgins Johnson Total
Points scored: 395 296 691
Avg. points/frame: 65.83 49.33 115.17
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Higgins 1 - 1 - - - 2
Johnson 2 - - - - - 2
Quarter-final England Tony Meo 5 (9) 4 Wales Doug Mountjoy
Scores: 77-31; 35-80; 0-102(58); 63-55(54); 67(65)-63; 9-75(70); 12-111(51); 101(101)-6; 46-43
50+ Breaks:
Meo:
101, 65
Mountjoy:
70, 58, 54, 51
Match Progress:
1-0, 1-1, 1-2, 2-2, 3-2, 3-3, 3-4, 4-4, 5-4
Match was broadcast
Meo Mountjoy Total
Points scored: 410 566 976
Avg. points/frame: 45.56 62.89 108.44
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Meo - 1 - - - 1 2
Mountjoy 3 - 1 - - - 4
Quarter-final Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor 5 (9) 3 South Africa Silvino Francisco
Scores: 25-67; 28-79(61); 43-70(51); 62-53; 84(61)-31; 69-34; 126(111)-6; 108(106)-15
50+ Breaks:
Taylor:
111, 106, 61
Francisco:
61, 51
Match Progress:
0-1, 0-2, 0-3, 1-3, 2-3, 3-3, 4-3, 5-3
Match was broadcast
Taylor Francisco Total
Points scored: 545 355 900
Avg. points/frame: 68.13 44.38 112.5
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Taylor - 1 - - - 2 3
Francisco 1 1 - - - - 2
Quarter-final Canada Cliff Thorburn 5 (9) 3 England Willie Thorne
Scores: 49-61; 72-37; 53-81; 74(50)-34; 73-55; 79-46; 8-68; 56-10
50+ Breaks:
Thorburn:
50
Thorne:

Match Progress:
0-1, 1-1, 1-2, 2-2, 3-2, 4-2, 4-3, 5-3
Match was broadcast
Thorburn Thorne Total
Points scored: 464 392 856
Avg. points/frame: 58 49 107
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Thorburn 1 - - - - - 1
Thorne - - - - - - 0
Last 16 South Africa Silvino Francisco 5 (9) 2 England Tony Knowles
Scores: 70-26; 89(71)-16; 63-43; 9-86(68); 68-43; 20-82; 58-46
50+ Breaks:
Francisco:
71
Knowles:
68
Match Progress:
1-0, 2-0, 3-0, 3-1, 4-1, 4-2, 5-2
Match was broadcast
Francisco Knowles Total
Points scored: 377 342 719
Avg. points/frame: 53.86 48.86 102.71
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Francisco - - 1 - - - 1
Knowles - 1 - - - - 1
Last 16 Northern Ireland Alex Higgins 5 (9) 4 Wales Terry Griffiths
Scores: 63-25; 15-81; 35-74; 118(108)-0; 38-82(58); 53-68; 91-13; 83-27; 81-42
50+ Breaks:
Higgins:
108
Griffiths:
58
Match Progress:
1-0, 1-1, 1-2, 2-2, 2-3, 2-4, 3-4, 4-4, 5-4
Referee: Ireland John Smyth
Match was broadcast
Higgins Griffiths Total
Points scored: 577 412 989
Avg. points/frame: 64.11 45.78 109.89
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Higgins - - - - - 1 1
Griffiths 1 - - - - - 1
Last 16 England Joe Johnson 5 (9) 2 Wales Ray Reardon
Scores: 57-22; 16-76; 114(60)-0; 26-95; 69-37; 68-35; 73-26
50+ Breaks:
Johnson:
60
Reardon:

Match Progress:
1-0, 1-1, 2-1, 2-2, 3-2, 4-2, 5-2
Match was broadcast
Johnson Reardon Total
Points scored: 423 291 714
Avg. points/frame: 60.43 41.57 102
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Johnson - 1 - - - - 1
Reardon - - - - - - 0
Last 16 England Tony Meo 5 (9) 4 England Jimmy White
Scores: 67-11; 70(58)-7; 71(61)-1; 22-64; 69-61; 35-73; 8-73(66); 0-140(136); 64-51
50+ Breaks:
Meo:
61, 58
White:
136, 66
Match Progress:
1-0, 2-0, 3-0, 3-1, 4-1, 4-2, 4-3, 4-4, 5-4
Match was broadcast
Meo White Total
Points scored: 406 481 887
Avg. points/frame: 45.11 53.44 98.56
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Meo 1 1 - - - - 2
White - 1 - - - 1 2
Last 16 Wales Doug Mountjoy 5 (9) 2 England Steve Davis
Scores: 78-56; 82(63)-6; 110(96)-15; 35(85)-0; 18-65; 3-75(52); 90(90)-27
50+ Breaks:
Mountjoy:
96, 90, 85, 63
Davis:
52
Match Progress:
1-0, 2-0, 3-0, 4-0, 4-1, 4-2, 5-2
Match was broadcast
Mountjoy Davis Total
Points scored: 416 244 660
Avg. points/frame: 59.43 34.86 94.29
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Mountjoy - 1 - 1 2 - 4
Davis 1 - - - - - 1
Last 16 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor 5 (9) 2 England Neal Foulds
Scores: 128(58,70)-0; 31-63; 60-50; 77(70)-79; 61-54; 101(101)-0; 86-33
50+ Breaks:
Taylor:
101, 70, 70, 58
Foulds:

Match Progress:
1-0, 1-1, 2-1, 2-2, 3-2, 4-2, 5-2
Match was broadcast
Taylor Foulds Total
Points scored: 544 279 823
Avg. points/frame: 77.71 39.86 117.57
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Taylor 1 - 2 - - 1 4
Foulds - - - - - - 0
Last 16 Canada Cliff Thorburn 5 (9) 1 England Rex Williams
Scores: 93-7; 53-24; 82-19; 35-73; 67-47; 73-61
50+ Breaks:
Thorburn:

Williams:

Match Progress:
1-0, 2-0, 3-0, 3-1, 4-1, 5-1
Match was broadcast
Thorburn Williams Total
Points scored: 403 231 634
Avg. points/frame: 67.17 38.5 105.67
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Thorburn - - - - - - 0
Williams - - - - - - 0
Last 16 England Willie Thorne 5 (9) 3 Canada Kirk Stevens
Scores: 32-90; 89-15; 93(67)-25; 80(73)-1; 69-68(68); 41-71(55); 36-60; 84(3B)-0
50+ Breaks:
Thorne:
73, 67, 3
Stevens:
68, 55
Match Progress:
0-1, 1-1, 2-1, 3-1, 4-1, 4-2, 4-3, 5-3
Match was broadcast
Thorne Stevens Total
Points scored: 524 330 854
Avg. points/frame: 65.5 41.25 106.75
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Thorne - 1 1 - - - 2
Stevens 1 1 - - - - 2