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Nigel Bond

  • Title

    Ranking titles - 1
  • Nationality

  • Turned Pro

  • Highest Tournament Break

    140 - Grand Prix 2004
  • Location

    Old Tupton, Derbyshire
  • D.O.B

    15 November 1965
  • Money List Earnings

  • Nickname


2017/18 ResultsNigel Bond

2017 Paul Hunter Classic Last 64

2017 China Championship Last 128

2017 Riga Masters Last 32

  • 1 Ranking event win: 1996 British Open
  • 1995 World Championship runner-up
  • Bond reached his first ranking semi-final in 14 years at the 2016 Indian Open in Hyderabad. The former World finalist beat the likes of Ricky Walden and Peter Ebdon to reach the last four, before losing out to Kyren Wilson. He made the semi-final stage again later on in the season at the 2017 Gibraltar Open.
  • Bond’s best run of the 2015/16 season came at the 2015 Gibraltar Open where he knocked out Jack Lisowski, Ben Woolaston and Daniel Wells before losing to Stuart Bingham in the last 16.
  • He lost to eventual finalist Ding Junhui in the final round of qualifying for the 2016 World Championships.
  • Bond was World Seniors Champion in 2012. He beat the likes of Dennis Taylor and Tony Knowles before seeing off Tony Chappel 2-0 in the final.
  • In 2011, he won the Snooker Shoot-Out in Blackpool, his first professional title in 14 years. He knocked out the likes of Stephen Lee, Mark King and Marcus Campbell to reach the final of the one-frame event before beating Rob Milkins 58 points to 24 to take the title.
  • The highlight of Bond’s career was the 1996 British Open final when he came from the ‘snookers required’ stage at 69-0 down in the deciding frame against John Higgins to snatch a famous 9-8 victory.
  • The previous year he reached the final on the biggest stage of all, but on that occasion he couldn’t stop Stephen Hendry clinching his fourth consecutive world title, with an 18-9 loss.
  • An accounts clerk for Derbyshire County Council before he started his snooker career, Bond lives at number 147 in his road in Old Tupton.

2016/17 Results

2017 World Championship Last 80

2017 Gibraltar Open Semi-final

2017 Shoot Out Last 64

2017 Welsh Open Last 128

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 128

2016 English Open Last 128

2016 European Masters Last 128

2016 Shanghai Masters Last 48

2016 Paul Hunter Classic Last 128

2016 World Open Last 128

2016 Indian Open Semi-final

2016 Riga Masters Last 128