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Re: Shaun Murphy's first-round draws since 2005

Postby sas6789

Cloud Strife wrote:
Pink Ball wrote:2005: Chris Small (hadn't won a match that season)
2006: James Wattana
2007: Judd Trump (17 years old)
2008: Dave Harold
2009: Andrew Higginson
2010: Gerard Greene
2011: Marcus Campbell
2012: Jamie Jones
2013: Martin Gould
2014: Jamie Cope
2015: Robin Hull
2016: Anthony McGill
2017: Yan Bingtao (17 years old)
2018: Jamie Jones
2019: Luo Honghao (19 years old)


This is almost as easy as Stephen Hendry's list of first round opponents since 1990.

And Ronnie O'Sullivan's since 1994.

Re: Shaun Murphy's first-round draws since 2005

Postby PLtheRef

Cloud Strife wrote:
Pink Ball wrote:2005: Chris Small (hadn't won a match that season)
2006: James Wattana
2007: Judd Trump (17 years old)
2008: Dave Harold
2009: Andrew Higginson
2010: Gerard Greene
2011: Marcus Campbell
2012: Jamie Jones
2013: Martin Gould
2014: Jamie Cope
2015: Robin Hull
2016: Anthony McGill
2017: Yan Bingtao (17 years old)
2018: Jamie Jones
2019: Luo Honghao (19 years old)


This is almost as easy as Stephen Hendry's list of first round opponents since 1990.


You say that, but Murphy does have the joint third most First Round exits since winning the title of all seven of the previous World Champions in the field (discounting Trump)