Les Gillett

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les gillett

Les ‘Razor’ Gillett is no stranger to the WBT Top 16 as he has been in before and slid out in 2010 to No. 19. Determined to get back into the Top 16 Les entered the PBA Qualifiers and powered his way through all the qualifiers to win a space to the 2014-15 Scottish International Open & International Open. With a quarter final place in the 2015 Scottish International Open  Les earned the right to be right back in the fray and his semi-final berth in the 2017 World Indoor Open Singles Championship gave him enough points to rise to No. 11.

After the end of season points reshuffle and with his Semi Final places in both the Scottish International Open and the World Indoor Singles it gave Les another rise in the Rankings to World No. 5 for the coming 2019-20 season.

Les will be playing with his renowned steely determination to make the most of this chance and climb the ladder once again and is not a player the Top 16 like to be drawn against as they know it means a really tough game to come.


Bio

Date of Birth 17 November 1970
Occupation Estimator/Buyer
Marital Staus/Children Married, Children – Mille, Eliza, Jessica
Hometown Leicestershire
Indoor Club Leicester
Outdoor Club
Bowls Manufacturer Outdoor
Indoor Aero Revolution and Groove – 4
Favourite Green Melton Mowbray
Favourite Food Roast Dinner
Hobbies Camping, Walking, Dogs
Other items of interest

Ranking History

2004 14 2005 12
2006 16 2007 15
2008 12 2009 13
2010 19 2011 25
2012 28  2013 30
2014 27 2015 15
2016 15 2017 11
2018 12 2019 5

Recent Rounds Reached

  • 2019    SF    Just World Indoor Open Singles
  • 2019    R1    Just World Indoor Open Pairs
  • 2018    SF     Scottish International Open
  • 2018    QF     Just World Indoor Pairs
  • 2018    R2     Just World Indoor Singles
  • 2018    R1    The Co-op Funeralcare International Open
  • 2017    QF    The Co-op Funeralcare Scottish International Open
  • 2017    W     Just World Indoor Pairs
  • 2017    SF     Just World Indoor Singles
  • 2017    R2    The Co-op Funeralcare International Open
  • 2016    R2    The Co-op Funeralcare Scottish International Open
  • 2016    R2     Just Retirement World Indoor Singles
  • 2016    R1     Just Retirement World Indoor Pairs
  • 2016    R1    The Co-operative Funeralcare International Open
  • 2015    QF     The Co-operative Funeralcare Scottish International Open
2015 SF The Co-operative Funeralcare International Open
2014 R2 Just Retirement World Singles
2014 QF Co-operative Funeralcare Scottish Open
2011 R2 Co-operative Funeralcare Scottish Open
2010 QF World Pairs
2010 R1 Welsh International Open
2010 R2 Potters World Indoor Singles
2010 R1 Co-operative Funeralcare Scottish Open
2009 SF World Pairs
2009 QF Potters World Indoor Singles
2009 R1 Gravells Welsh International Open
2009 R1 Co-operative Funeralcare Scottish Open
2008 QF World Pairs
2008 R3 Potters World Indoor Singles
2008 SF Welsh International Open
2008 R1 International Open
2008 R2 Dales Sports Surfaces Scottish International Open
2007 R3 Potters World Indoor Singles
2007 R2 Welsh International Open
2007 R2 engage International Open
2007 QF Scottish International Open
2006 QF World Pairs
2006 QF World Pairs
2006 R2 Potters World Indoor Singles
2006 R2 Welsh International Open
2006 R1 engage International Open
2006 R2 Scottish International Open
2005 R3 Potters World Indoor Singles
2005 R1 Welsh Masters
2005 R2 engage International Open
2005 R1 Scottish International Open
2004 QF World Pairs
2004 R2 Potters World Indoor Singles
2004 R1 Welsh Masters
2004 SF BUPA Care Homes Open
2004 QF Scottish Masters
2003 QF World Pairs
2003 R2 Potters World Indoor Singles
2003 QF Welsh Masters
2003 RU BUPA Care Homes Open
2003 R1 Scottish Masters
2002 QF World Pairs
2002 R2 Potters World Indoor Singles
2002 W Welsh Masters
2002 QF BUPA Care Homes Open
2001 W World Pairs
2001 QF Potters World Indoor Singles
2001 R1 BUPA Care Homes Open
2001 R1 Scottish Masters
2000 QF World Pairs
2000 SF Potters World Indoor Singles
2000 R1 BUPA Care Homes Open
1999 R1 World Pairs
1999 R3 Potters World Indoor Singles
1999 R1 BUPA Care Homes Open
1998 R2 SAGA World Indoor Singles
1998 R2 BUPA Care Homes Open
1997 W BUPA Care Homes Open

News

Gillett lives up to his nickname of the ‘Razor’

Last match here in the International Arena in the 'Just' 2020 World Indoor Championships Open Singles was a second round ...
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anderson & cameron take last space in the mixed pairs

Last match of the day here in the International Arena at Potters Resort in the 'Just' 2020 World Indoor Mixed ...
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Brett bags the first final place

It was Les Gillett, World Number 5, up against Nick Brett, World Number 6, both from England facing each other ...
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gillett fills the last place in the semi finals

England's Les Gillett, World No. 5, was up against the defending champion and World No1, Scotland's Stewart Anderson in the ...
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gillett makes the quarter finals

Mark Royal, World No. 14, was first up today against World No 5, Les Gillett in the start of todays ...
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foster is in top form and ready for the final

First semi final off the afternoon saw Les Gillet face off against Paul Foster MBE in front of a packed ...
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Gillett takes the first semi final slot of the day

First quarter final of the day here at the Dewars Centre in the Scottish International Open 2018 was between Les ...
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‘Razor’ Gillett makes the quarter finals

Scotland’s David Gourlay, recently awarded the MBE, was up next against Les Gillett from England and it was a match ...
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‘razor’ gillett is on top form in Scotland

In the second match of the Sunday afternoon here at the Dewars Centre, Perth, Scotland it may have been damp ...
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Australia’s Trentan Healey gives the Razor a blunt edge

Here in the Co-op Funeralcare International Open at the host venue, Blackpool Newton Hall Holiday Park, it was the turn ...
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