John Parrott, MBE (England)

See also Parrott's profile in the Score Centre

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Basic facts
Personal data, achievements, etc.
Results in ranking events
Performance in ranking events since the start of the 1994/95 season
Related webpages

Basic Facts

Born May 11, 1964
Lives Liverpool, Merseyside, England
Nickname "The Entertainer", "Mr. JP"
Turned pro 1983
Highest pro break 147 (1992 Matchroom League)
Highest ranked 2 (1992-93)
Current ranking Not ranked
World Championship best Winner (1991)
Best ranking event performance Winner of nine tournaments: European Open 1989, 1990, 1996; Embassy World Championship 1991; Dubai Duty Free Classic 1991, 1992; UK Championship 1991; International Open 1994; Thailand Classic 1995
Major invitation tournament victories: None
Speciality "Cueball near cushion" shots

John has been in 33 professional finals, winning 15 of them. Nine of those wins have come in ranking events. Six of his ranking wins have been overseas.

The 1998/99 season was his 11th consecutive in the top 16 of the world rankings.

Parrott is one of only five players to win both the World Championship and the UK Championship in the same year. Steve Davis, Stephen Hendry, John Higgins and Ronnie O'Sullivan are the others.


His career record against Jimmy White is 17-11. He has won their last eight(!) meetings.

Parrott is one of the team captains in the popular TV-series, A Question of Sport.

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Results in Ranking Events (94/95 - 01/02)

See Parrott's profile in the Score Centre for results from 2010/2011 and onwards.

Color guide:
won the event lost his opening match

Dubai   1R   3-5   Billy Snaddon
Grand Prix   1R   4-5   Tony Chappel
UK   QF   5-9   James Wattana
European   RU   3-9   Stephen Hendry
Welsh   1R   3-5   Fergal O'Brien
International   SF   4-6   John Higgins
Thailand   2R   1-5   Tony Drago
British   SF   2-6   John Higgins
World   QF   11-13   Jimmy White


Thailand Classic   W   9-6   Nigel Bond
Grand Prix   1R   2-5   Dave Finbow
UK   3R   6-9   Mark J Williams
German   2R   4-5   Ken Doherty
Welsh   RU   3-9   Mark J Williams
International   2R   4-5   Stephen Lee
European   W   9-7   Peter Ebdon
Thailand Open   QF   1-5   Stephen Hendry
British   QF   3-5   John Higgins
World   1R   6-10   Rod Lawler


Asian Classic   1R   2-5   Rod Lawler
Grand Prix   SF   1-6   Mark J Williams
UK   QF   8-9   Alan McManus
German   Qual.   3-5   David Gray
Welsh   SF   2-6   Stephen Hendry
International   QF   3-5   Tony Drago
European   RU   5-9   John Higgins
Thailand   QF   0-5   Peter Ebdon
British   1R   3-5   Drew Henry
World   QF   10-13   James Wattana


Grand Prix:   QF   4-5   Matthew Stevens
UK:   3R   6-9   Mark King
German   RU   4-9   John Higgins
Welsh:   QF   4-5   John Higgins
Scottish:   3R   0-5   Paul Hunter
Thailand:   RU   6-9   Stephen Hendry
British:   QF   1-5   Stephen Hendry
World:   QF   11-13   John Higgins


Grand Prix:   2R   4-5   Chris Small
UK:   QF   6-9   John Higgins
Irish:   SF   1-6   Mark J Williams
Welsh   2R   4-5   Lee Walker
Scottish   3R   4-5   Graeme Dott
Thailand   SF   2-6   Mark J Williams
China   QF   2-5   Stephen Hendry
British   QF   4-5   Jimmy Michie
World   QF   9-13   Ronnie O'Sullivan


British   4R   3-5   James Wattana
Grand Prix   4R   4-5   Marcus Campbell
UK   4R   5-9   Joe Swail
China   Qual   4-5   Stuart Bingham
Welsh   1R   3-5   Drew Henry
Malta   QF   1-5   Mark J Williams
Thailand   Qual   3-5   Nigel Bond
Scottish   3R   3-5   Allister Carter
World   2R   12-13   David Gray


British   2R   2-5   Joe Perry
GP   2R   2-5   Robert Milkins
UK   6R   2-9   Brian Morgan
China   2R   3-5   Matthew Stevens
Welsh   1R   3-5   Drew Henry
Thailand   SF   1-5   Stephen Hendry
Scottish   3R   1-5   Alan McManus
World   1R   6-10   Michael Judge


British   2R   4-5   Peter Ebdon
LG Cup   2R   1-5   John Higgins
European   Qual   4-5   Jamie Burnett
UK   2R   6-9   Alan McManus
Welsh   Qual   3-5   Marcus Campbell
China   R1   1-5   John Higgins
Thailand   1R   4-5   Stephen Lee
Scottish   2R   3-5   Peter Ebdon
World   1R   7-10   Mark J Williams

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