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Jimmy Robertson

NameDate of Birth Country
Jimmy Robertson30-05-1982England

Jimmy Robertson (born 3 May 1986) is an English professional snooker player.

He was on the main tour for 2002/2003 where he was the youngest player on the tour. He qualified for the main tour again in 2007/2008, by becoming the number One Ranked English Amateur, through winning the EASB (English Governing Body) pro-Ticket Tour Rankings.[4]

Robertson also won the EASB Pro-Ticket tour for a second time in April 2009, to finish as England's Number one Amateur for the second time, which guaranteed him a place on the World Snookers main Professional tour for the third time for the 2009/10 season. He also added the English Amateur Championships to his portfolio of victories, by beating David Craggs 9–8.[5]

His third return to the professional main tour ranks in 2009/10, saw him rise up the ranks, to number 63 in the world. He got off to a terrific start in the first event, the Shanghai Masters, where he won his first three qualifiers, and then faced former world champion Graeme Dott. Despite taking a 4–1 lead, Robertson lost 4–5.

In the 2010/11, Robertson continued to rise up the rankings. He also qualified for the main draw of a ranking event for the first time, at the 2011 World Snooker Championship. He defeated Xiao Guodong, Tony Drago, and former world champion Ken Doherty to qualify for his Crucible debut. He won the first frame of his first round match against Mark Selby only to lose the next match 10–1.

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