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James Wattana

  • Title

    Three Ranking Titles
  • Nationality

    Thai
  • Turned Pro

    1989
  • Highest Tournament Break

    147 - three times
  • Location

    Bangkok
  • D.O.B

    17 December 1970
  • Money List Earnings

    £17,500
  • Nickname

    The Thai-Phoon

Ranking titles: Three

Career highlights:

1989: Reaches the final of the Asian Open in Thailand before losing to Stephen Hendry.
1990: Beats Jimmy White in the final of the Hong Kong Challenge.
1991: Makes the first of his three official 147s.
1992: Wins his first ranking title at the Strachan Open, beating John Parrott 9-3 in the final. Also wins the World Matchplay and Humo Masters.
1993: Reaches the semi-finals of the World Championship, losing 16-9 to Jimmy White.
1994: Wins the Thailand Open in his native Bangkok, beating Steve Davis 9-7 in the in the final. Runner-up at the British Open for the third time. Climbs to a career high position of number three in the world.
1995: Wins the Thailand Open again, this time beating Ronnie O’Sullivan 9-6 in the final to secure his third and most recent ranking title.
1997: Makes the semis at the Crucible for the second time, losing 17-13 to Stephen Hendry.

2018/19 Results

2019 World Championship Last 144

2019 China Open Last 32

2019 Shoot Out Last 128

2019 Welsh Open Last 64

2018 Scottish Open Last 128

2018 UK Championship Last 128

2018 Northern Ireland Open Last 128

2018 International Championship Last 64

2018 English Open Last 128

2018 European Masters Last 128

2018 China Championship Last 128

2018 Six Red World Championship Quarter-final

2018 Yushan World Open Last 128

2017/18 Results

2018 World Championship Last 144

2018 Welsh Open Last 32

2018 Shoot Out Last 64

2017 Scottish Open Last 128

2017 UK Championship Last 128

2017 Northern Ireland Open Last 128

2017 Shanghai Masters Last 128

2017 International Championship Last 128

2017 English Open Last 16

2017 European Masters Last 128

2017 Yushan World Open Last 128

2017 Indian Open Last 128

2016/17 Results

2017 World Championship Last 144

2017 China Open Last 128

2017 Welsh Open Last 64

2017 German masters Last 128

2016 Scottish Open Last 128

2016 UK Championship Last 128

2016 Northern Ireland Open Last 128

2016 International Championship Last 16

2016 English Open Last 64

2016 European Masters Last 128

2016 Shanghai Masters Last 96

2016 Six Red World Championship Last 32

2016 World Open Last 64

2016 Indian Open Last 64