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Dave Finbow

NameDate of Birth Country
Dave Finbow27-02-1968England

 Name                                                   :               Dave Finbow

Highest Ranking                                   :               28 (1995-1997)

Highest Break                                      :               140 (1997 World Championship Qualifying)

Century Breaks                                    :               33

 

David "Dave" Finbow ( February 27 1968) is a former English professional snooker player from Worcester. In his career, he managed to beat players such as Ronnie O'Sullivan, Ken Doherty and James Wattana. Throughout his career he reached five quarter-finals in ranking tournaments, as well as the last 16 of many events and he once looked as if he could get into the top 16 of the world rankings. However, his results in tournaments suffered, which was partly due to suffering from anxiety attacks which caused him to feel nauseated and unable to concentrate in a match. Unfortunately for Finbow he could not find a cure, and despite taking prescribed medication and trying a number of solutions it did not cure his anxiety attacks completely. After beating David Gray and Dave Harold to reach the last 16 of the 2001 UK Championship he was playing Ronnie O'Sullivan, but suffered a particularly bad anxiety attack, and was forced to retire the match at 8-0 down. After the match he expressed his distress and by the end of the 2002-2003 season he announced his retirement from the game altogether.

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