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Peter Francisco

NameDate of Birth Country
Peter Francisco13-02-1962South Africa

Name                                    :               Peter Francisco

Highest Ranking                  :               14 (1988/89)

Highest Break                      :               137

Century Breaks                   :               21

Peter Francisco (born 13 February 1962 in Cape Town, Western Cape) is a former South African professional snooker player who won the South African Snooker Championship 7 times as an amateur and professional. He is the current African Snooker Champion.

Francisco turned professional in 1984, and reached the final stages of the World Snooker Championship on five occasions: 1988, 1989, 1990, 1992 and 1995. He reached the semifinals in two ranking events: the 1986 International Open and the 1987 Grand Prix.

In June 2013 he won the ABSF African Snooker Championship.

Francisco participated in the 2015 Six-red World Championship, playing five matches in his group. He lost 1–5 to Marco Fu and Jamie Rhys Clarke, 3–5 to Mark Williams and 4–5 to eventual champion Thepchaiya Un-Nooh and was eliminated after the group stage, but defeated Darren Paris 5–1 to record his first competitive victory since a 10–8 win over Mick Price in the 1995 World Championship.

 

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