2007 Pot Black

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Pot Black
Tournament information
Dates6 October 2007
VenueSheffield City Hall
FormatNon-ranking event
Highest break67 – Graeme Dott[1]
ChampionRepublic of Ireland Ken Doherty
Runner-upEngland Shaun Murphy
Score1–0 (71–36)
Last →

The 2007 Pot Black was a professional non-ranking snooker tournament that was held on 6 October 2007 at the Sheffield City Hall in Sheffield, England.[2] All matches were played over one frame.[3]

Ken Doherty became the first Irish Pot Black champion by defeating Shaun Murphy 1–0 (71–36) in the final.[4][5] The two-time world champion Ronnie O'Sullivan turned down an invitation to participate in the tournament, citing "personal commitments".[6] This was the last edition of Pot Black to be staged

Main draw

Players highlighted in bold denote match winners.[1]

Best of 1 frame
Best of 1 frame
Best of 1 frame
England Peter Ebdon 4
England Shaun Murphy 74
England Shaun Murphy 63
Scotland Stephen Hendry 0
Scotland Stephen Hendry 63
Australia Neil Robertson 45
England Shaun Murphy 36
Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 71
Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 72
Scotland John Higgins 20
Scotland Graeme Dott 6
Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 79
Wales Mark Williams 1
Scotland Graeme Dott 80


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  3. ^ "Pot Black, Junior Pot Black". Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Archived from the original on 16 February 2012. Retrieved 17 May 2010. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "Doherty secures Pot Black title". BBC Sport. Retrieved 13 March 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ "Doherty remaining confident". Sky Sports. Retrieved 13 March 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ Everton, Clive (2 October 2007). "O'Sullivan jumps out of frame for Pot Black". The Guardian. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
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