Alex Higgins - Season 1978-1979 - Professional Results

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England 1979 World Championship - Professional Ranking

Quarter-final
Frame scores
66(61)-55; 0-113(105); 0-134(112); 64(63)-59; 16-104; 24-100; 43-75; 22-65; 53(52)-48; 65-55; 64-56; 30-113(81); 28-77; 116-36; 127(121)-12; 118-0; 70-24; 47-82(63); 33-86; 68(68)-31; 64(61)-46; 32-109(61); 67(67)-55; 17-98(60); 107(107)-12
Match progress
1-0, 1-1, 1-2, 2-2, 2-3, 2-4, 2-5, 2-6, 3-6, 4-6, 5-6, 5-7, 5-8, 6-8, 7-8, 8-8, 9-8, 9-9, 9-10, 10-10, 11-10, 11-11, 12-11, 12-12, 13-12
Griffiths
Higgins
Total
50+ Breaks
121, 107, 68, 67, 63, 61, 61, 52
112, 105, 81, 63, 61, 60
Points Scored
1341
1645
2986
Avg. points/frame
53.64
65.8
119.44
Breaks
50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Griffiths 1 5 - - - 2 8
Higgins - 3 - 1 - 2 6
Last 16
Frame scores
75-35; 91-33; 16-82; 66-42; 72-65; 57-71; 104(87)-10; 25-84; 85-36; 56-47; 66-60; 72-31; 81-34; 78(55)-21; 94-44; 58(51)-86(86); 23-96; 83(61)-30
Match progress
1-0, 2-0, 2-1, 3-1, 4-1, 4-2, 5-2, 5-3, 6-3, 7-3, 8-3, 9-3, 10-3, 11-3, 12-3, 12-4, 12-5, 13-5
Higgins
Taylor
Total
50+ Breaks
87, 61, 55, 51
86
Points Scored
1202
907
2109
Avg. points/frame
66.78
50.39
117.17
Breaks
50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Higgins 2 1 - 1 - - 4
Taylor - - - 1 - - 1

Northern Ireland 1979 Irish Professional Championship - Professional Non-ranking

Final
Frame scores
112-14; 73-51; 82-30; 58-84; 60-77; 79-43; 76-49; 90-29; 27-109(88); 22-90; 96-29; 37-86; 41-82; 83-44; 98-30; 102-39; 79-1; 20-65; 79-20; 82-49; 100-34; 112(112)-19; 80-22; 122-1; 5-55; 79-40; 46-60; 56-59; 72-42; 129(124)-0; 107-7; 17-122; 67-47
Match progress
1-0, 2-0, 3-0, 3-1, 3-2, 4-2, 5-2, 6-2, 6-3, 6-4, 7-4, 7-5, 7-6, 8-6, 9-6, 10-6, 11-6, 11-7, 12-7, 13-7, 14-7, 15-7, 16-7, 17-7, 17-8, 18-8, 18-9, 18-10, 19-10, 20-10, 21-10, 21-11, 22-11
Higgins
Fagan
Total
50+ Breaks
124, 112
88
Points Scored
2388
1529
3917
Avg. points/frame
72.36
46.33
118.7
Breaks
50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Higgins - - - - - 3 3
Fagan - - - 1 - - 1

England 1979 Tolly Cobbold Classic - Professional Invitational

Final
Frame scores
69-79; 106(60)-26; 63-26; 7-95(68); 53-71; 11-93(80); 86(60)-30; 64-59; 71(63)-57
Match progress
0-1, 1-1, 2-1, 2-2, 2-3, 2-4, 3-4, 4-4, 5-4
Higgins
Reardon
Total
50+ Breaks
63, 60, 60
80, 68
Points Scored
530
536
1066
Avg. points/frame
58.89
59.56
118.44
Breaks
50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Higgins - 3 - - - - 3
Reardon - 1 - 1 - - 2

Ireland 1979 Irish Masters - Professional Invitational

Semi-final
Frame scores
81-65; 31-78(64); 101(72)-15; 73-26
Match progress
1-0, 1-1, 2-1, 3-1
Mountjoy
Higgins
Total
50+ Breaks
72
64
Points Scored
286
184
470
Avg. points/frame
71.5
46
117.5
Breaks
50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Mountjoy - - 1 - - - 1
Higgins - 1 - - - - 1

England 1979 Masters - Professional Invitational

Final
Frame scores
28-97; 43-69; 75-60; 69-37; 97-18; 72-29; 71-23; 87-28; 74-67; 21-90; 36-76; 62-38
Match progress
0-1, 0-2, 1-2, 2-2, 3-2, 4-2, 5-2, 6-2, 7-2, 7-3, 7-4, 8-4
Mans
Higgins
Total
50+ Breaks
Points Scored
735
632
1367
Avg. points/frame
61.25
52.67
113.92
Breaks
50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Mans - - - - - - 0
Higgins - - - - - - 0
Semi-final
Frame scores
58-39; 23-87(50); 74-43; 73-5; 109(77)-13; 77-30
Match progress
1-0, 1-1, 2-1, 3-1, 4-1, 5-1
Higgins
Mountjoy
Total
50+ Breaks
77
50
Points Scored
414
217
631
Avg. points/frame
69
36.17
105.17
Breaks
50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Higgins - - 1 - - - 1
Mountjoy 1 - - - - - 1
Quarter-final
Frame scores
91-14; 48-80; 76-36; 81-36; 132(132)-6; 45-74; 78-23
Match progress
1-0, 1-1, 2-1, 3-1, 4-1, 4-2, 5-2
Higgins
Charlton
Total
50+ Breaks
132
Points Scored
551
269
820
Avg. points/frame
78.71
38.43
117.14
Breaks
50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Higgins - - - - - 1 1
Charlton - - - - - - 0

England 1979 Holsten Lager International - Professional Non-ranking

Semi-final
Frame scores
30-96; 62-48; 93-15; 108(72)-17; 30-76; 66(54)-43; 59-14; 7-92; 82-53
Match progress
0-1, 1-1, 2-1, 3-1, 3-2, 4-2, 5-2, 5-3, 6-3
Miles
Higgins
Total
50+ Breaks
72, 54
Points Scored
537
454
991
Avg. points/frame
59.67
50.44
110.11
Breaks
50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Miles 1 - 1 - - - 2
Higgins - - - - - - 0
Quarter-final
Frame scores
Aggregate score: 391-300; 102-47; 55-66; 63-56; 96-14; 70-74(56); 5-43
Match progress
0-1, 0-2, 2-1, 1-3, 1-4, 4-2, 4-3
Higgins
Taylor
Total
50+ Breaks
56
Points Scored
0
Breaks
50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Higgins - - - - - - 0
Taylor 1 - - - - - 1
Last 16
Frame scores
Aggregate score: 233-138; 87-30; 81-56; 65-52
Match progress
1-0, 2-0, 3-0, 4-0
Higgins
Charlton
Total
50+ Breaks
Points Scored
0
Breaks
50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Higgins - - - - - - 0
Charlton - - - - - - 0

England 1978 UK Championship - Professional Non-ranking

Semi-final
Frame scores
67-56; 60-16; 76-35; 81-33; 40-91; 67-16; 77-33; 79-0; 34-61; 6-133(54); 40-81; 65-39; 42-73; 48-40
Match progress
1-0, 2-0, 3-0, 4-0, 4-1, 5-1, 6-1, 7-1, 7-2, 7-3, 7-4, 8-4, 8-5, 9-5
Taylor
Higgins
Total
50+ Breaks
54
Points Scored
782
707
1489
Avg. points/frame
55.86
50.5
106.36
Breaks
50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Taylor - - - - - - 0
Higgins 1 - - - - - 1
Quarter-final
Frame scores
64-40; 52-48; 83(57)-15; 56-39; 66-37; 14-98; 78(54)-24; 37-79; 106-12; 57-32; 35-62; 40-92; 60-56
Match progress
1-0, 2-0, 3-0, 4-0, 5-0, 5-1, 6-1, 6-2, 7-2, 8-2, 8-3, 8-4, 9-4
Higgins
Davis
Total
50+ Breaks
57, 54
Points Scored
748
634
1382
Avg. points/frame
57.54
48.77
106.31
Breaks
50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Higgins 2 - - - - - 2
Davis - - - - - - 0
Last 16
Frame scores
55-53; 74-60; 68-26; 60-49; 7-112; 114-15; 40-73; 69-34; 49-69; 80(50)-58; 90-23; 48-58; 51-54; 31-55; 78-30
Match progress
1-0, 2-0, 3-0, 4-0, 4-1, 5-1, 5-2, 6-2, 6-3, 7-3, 8-3, 8-4, 8-5, 8-6, 9-6
Higgins
Meadowcroft
Total
50+ Breaks
50
Points Scored
914
769
1683
Avg. points/frame
60.93
51.27
112.2
Breaks
50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Higgins 1 - - - - - 1
Meadowcroft - - - - - - 0

England 1978 Champion of Champions - Professional Invitational

Final
Frame scores
125(52)-8; 90(90)-43; 75-46; 28-108; 60-43; 20-114(83); 13-101(76); 104(70)-19; 1-140(61,62); 84-22; 78-36; 101(67)-18; 12-100; 73(61)-48; 41-90; 51-60; 23-83(51); 30-72; 78(77)-46; 94-12
Match progress
1-0, 2-0, 3-0, 3-1, 4-1, 4-2, 4-3, 5-3, 5-4, 6-4, 7-4, 8-4, 8-5, 9-5, 9-6, 9-7, 9-8, 9-9, 10-9, 11-9
Reardon
Higgins
Total
50+ Breaks
90, 77, 70, 67, 61, 52
83, 76, 62, 61, 51
Points Scored
1181
1209
2390
Avg. points/frame
59.05
60.45
119.5
Breaks
50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Reardon 1 2 2 - 1 - 6
Higgins 1 2 1 1 - - 5
Semi-final
Frame scores
44-70; 82-36; 47-69; 81-40; 53-71; 110(94)-9; 105(67)-32; 68-61; 77(77)-23
Match progress
0-1, 1-1, 1-2, 2-2, 2-3, 3-3, 4-3, 5-3, 6-3
Higgins
Mountjoy
Total
50+ Breaks
94, 77, 67
Points Scored
667
411
1078
Avg. points/frame
74.11
45.67
119.78
Breaks
50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Higgins - 1 1 - 1 - 3
Mountjoy - - - - - - 0

England 1979 Forward Chemicals Tournament - Professional League

Group
Frame scores
32-82; 68-42; 97(62)-28; 21-81; 83(60)-31; 39-91; 84(57)-33; 65-51
Match progress
0-1, 1-1, 2-1, 2-2, 3-2, 3-3, 4-3, 5-3
Higgins
Reardon
Total
50+ Breaks
62, 60, 57
Points Scored
489
439
928
Avg. points/frame
61.13
54.88
116
Breaks
50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Higgins 1 2 - - - - 3
Reardon - - - - - - 0
Group
Frame scores
81-29; 54-67; 90(69)-32; 119(77)-8; 60-83(71); 47-91(91); 119(119)-20; 108(108)-27
Match progress
1-0, 1-1, 2-1, 3-1, 3-2, 3-3, 4-3, 5-3
Higgins
Spencer
Total
50+ Breaks
119, 108, 77, 69
91, 71
Points Scored
678
357
1035
Avg. points/frame
84.75
44.63
129.38
Breaks
50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Higgins - 1 1 - - 2 4
Spencer - - 1 - 1 - 2
Group
Frame scores
31-89(72); 45-53; 46-65; 81-39; 6-70; 82(57)-57; 65-43; 72-27; 91(59)-5
Match progress
0-1, 0-2, 0-3, 1-3, 1-4, 2-4, 3-4, 4-4, 5-4
Higgins
Mountjoy
Total
50+ Breaks
59, 57
72
Points Scored
519
448
967
Avg. points/frame
57.67
49.78
107.44
Breaks
50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Higgins 2 - - - - - 2
Mountjoy - - 1 - - - 1
Group
Frame scores
91-32; 110-17; 45-87(63); 37-71; 83(83)-19; 63-73; 60-36; 65(51)-47
Match progress
1-0, 2-0, 2-1, 2-2, 3-2, 3-3, 4-3, 5-3
Mountjoy
Higgins
Total
50+ Breaks
83, 51
63
Points Scored
554
382
936
Avg. points/frame
69.25
47.75
117
Breaks
50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Mountjoy 1 - - 1 - - 2
Higgins - 1 - - - - 1
Group
Frame scores
83(83)-23; 41-61; 28-96; 75(56)-29; 36-76; 74(50)-62; 61-31; 98(59)-31
Match progress
1-0, 1-1, 1-2, 2-2, 2-3, 3-3, 4-3, 5-3
Mountjoy
Higgins
Total
50+ Breaks
83, 59, 56, 50
Points Scored
496
409
905
Avg. points/frame
62
51.13
113.13
Breaks
50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Mountjoy 3 - - 1 - - 4
Higgins - - - - - - 0
Group
Frame scores
70(69)-25; 67-57; 63-29; 66-23; 85(80)-47
Match progress
1-0, 2-0, 3-0, 4-0, 5-0
Spencer
Higgins
Total
50+ Breaks
80, 69
Points Scored
351
181
532
Avg. points/frame
70.2
36.2
106.4
Breaks
50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Spencer - 1 - 1 - - 2
Higgins - - - - - - 0
Group
Frame scores
26-67; 60-47; 63-36; 26-97(61); 28-71(71); 83(67)-32; 91(64)-16; 67-24
Match progress
0-1, 1-1, 2-1, 2-2, 2-3, 3-3, 4-3, 5-3
Spencer
Higgins
Total
50+ Breaks
67, 64
71, 61
Points Scored
444
390
834
Avg. points/frame
55.5
48.75
104.25
Breaks
50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Spencer - 2 - - - - 2
Higgins - 1 1 - - - 2
Group
Frame scores
68-41; 66-39; 78-41; 39-87; 57-69; 45-43; 20-80; 61-10
Match progress
1-0, 2-0, 3-0, 3-1, 3-2, 4-2, 4-3, 5-3
Reardon
Higgins
Total
50+ Breaks
Points Scored
434
410
844
Avg. points/frame
54.25
51.25
105.5
Breaks
50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Reardon - - - - - - 0
Higgins - - - - - - 0
Group
Frame scores
16-77; 95-37; 70(54)-54; 55-80(75); 92-19; 90(77)-40; 48-72; 60-48
Match progress
0-1, 1-1, 2-1, 2-2, 3-2, 4-2, 4-3, 5-3
Reardon
Higgins
Total
50+ Breaks
77, 54
75
Points Scored
526
427
953
Avg. points/frame
65.75
53.38
119.13
Breaks
50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Reardon 1 - 1 - - - 2
Higgins - - 1 - - - 1

Canada 1978 Canadian Open - Professional Non-ranking



Statistics

Player Information
Country: Northern Ireland Northern Ireland
Date of birth: March 18th 1949
Date of death: July 24th 2010 (age 61)
Turned professional: 1971
Seasons as professional: 26

Matches & Frames
Matches
Played: 31
Won: 15 (48.39%)
Lost: 14 (45.16%)
Drawn: 2 (6.45%)
Frames
Played: 332
Won: 174 (52.41%)
Lost: 158 (47.59%)

Additional Pages
Finishes
Tournaments played: 10
Category Winner Final Semi Quarter Last 16 Last 32
Ranking 0 0 0 1 0 0
Minor Ranking 0 0 0 0 0 0
Non-ranking 1 0 3 0 0 0
League 0 0 0 0 0 0
Invitational 1 2 1 0 0 0
Tour Qualifier 0 0 0 0 0 0
6-reds 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 2 2 4 1 0 0

Match Statistics
This season
Deciding frames: Played: 4 Won: 3 (75%)
Whitewashes: Played: 4 Won: 2 (50%)
First match in tournament: Played: 10 Won: 7 (70%)
Points scored:
For: 16,130 Against: 14,183
Average shot time:
High: 0 Low: 0
Biggest single prize: GBP 1,600 - Group
England 1979 Forward Chemicals Tournament

Match lengths played:
Best of Played Won
41 1 1 (100%)
25 2 1 (50%)
21 1 0 (0%)
17 6 4 (66.67%)
15 1 0 (0%)
11 2 1 (50%)
9 12 6 (50%)
6 1 0 (0%)
5 1 0 (0%)
4 3 1 (33.33%)
3 1 1 (100%)
Rounds played:
Round Played Won
Final 4 2 (50%)
Semi-final 6 2 (33.33%)
Quarter-final 5 3 (60%)
Last 16 4 4 (100%)
Group 12 4 (33.33%)

Breaks

50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Breaks 10 16 6 3 1 8 44
Frame rate 33.2 20.75 55.33 110.67 332 41.5 7.55

Centuries
Tournament Centuries Rate
England 1979 World Championship 2 21.5
Northern Ireland 1979 Irish Professional Championship 3 11
England 1979 Masters 1 25
England 1979 Forward Chemicals Tournament 2 35
Total 8 41.5
Prize money
Tournament Finish Prize Money
(GBP)
England 1979 World Championship Quarter-final 1,250
Northern Ireland 1979 Irish Professional Championship Winner 1,500
England 1979 Tolly Cobbold Classic Winner 600
Ireland 1979 Irish Masters Semi-final 800
England 1979 Masters Final 1,500
England 1979 Holsten Lager International Semi-final 1,000
England 1978 UK Championship Semi-final 1,000
England 1978 Champion of Champions Final 1,000
England 1979 Forward Chemicals Tournament Group 1,600
Canada 1978 Canadian Open Semi-final 0
Total 10,250