2021 Preseason PBA Power Rankings: No. 8 Jesper Svensson

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8. Jesper Svensson

Career Titles: 10 (1 major)
Age: 25
2020 Earnings: $88,650 (rank: 8)
2020 Points: 15,995 (rank: 6)
2020 Peak Ranking: 4
2020 Low Ranking: 16

2020 Season

In February, Svensson made himself performance-eligible for the PBA Hall of Fame just a few days after turning 25 years old. Officially, based on air dates, his ninth career title was the Indianapolis Open and his all-important 10th was the PBA Doubles Championship with Kyle Troup, but Svensson claimed both titles in one euphoric night (and in the opposite order) in Indianapolis. He finished 10th in the World Championship and made all three animal-pattern cuts to match play but was unable to advance to the TV finals. Running into a streaking Brad Miller ended Svensson’s Playoffs run in the Round of 16.

2021 Outlook

Svensson will once again be a threat every time he enters a tournament. Coming from Sweden, he’ll be assigned to the south region qualifier for the PBA Players Championship in Tampa and will be one of the favorites to advance. As he’s shown many times in his career, he can get a lead and run away with it. If he can do that in the Tampa regional, he’ll set himself up nicely for a chance at the overall Players Championship title.

2021 Preseason PBA Power Rankings

1. Revealed Jan. 11
2. Revealed Jan. 10
3. Revealed Jan. 9
4. Revealed Jan. 8
5. Revealed Jan. 7
6. Revealed Jan. 6
7. Revealed Jan. 5
8. Jesper Svensson
9. Francois Lavoie
10. Tom Smallwood
11. Brad Miller
12. Darren Tang
13. Marshall Kent
14. Dom Barrett
15. AJ Johnson
16. Jakob Butturff
17. Tommy Jones
18. Chris Via
19. Kyle Sherman
20. Chris Barnes

First 2021 PBA Players Championship Regional Stepladder Set For Sunday

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A week after qualifying rounds across the country, the first regional stepladder of the 2021 PBA Players Championship will take place Sunday.

PBA Announces Title Sponsor, Return Of $1 Million 300 Bonus For 2021

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The Professional Bowlers Association (PBA) announced today that Guaranteed Rate, one of the largest retail mortgage lenders in the country, has signed on as the title sponsor of the 2021 PBA Tour season when it returns to FOX Sports on Sunday, Jan. 24.

A Year Of Change: Anthony Simonsen Gets A Job, A Puppy And Loses Weight

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For many, 2020 was a year to forget, but for Anthony Simonsen, it was a year filled with possibility and change.

Finalists For Regional Stepladders Set At 2021 PBA Players Championship

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The field at the 2021 PBA Players Championship has been narrowed to the top five players in each region and left standing are 14 PBA champions and 11 players looking for their first title.

Qualifying Reaches Halfway Point At 2021 PBA Players Championship

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At the halfway point of qualifying at the 2021 PBA Players Championship, there are relative unknown players looking to make their first show ranging all the way to PBA Hall of Famers in contention to advance.

PBA Announces Schedule For Every Major Event In 2021

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Just a day before the start of the 2021 PBA Players Championship, the PBA has revealed its plans for the upcoming months, which includes every major being held between now and April 11.

Top-Ranked Bowlers In Each Region For 2021 PBA Players Championship

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When the 2021 PBA Players Championship gets underway this weekend, the best bowlers in the world will be scattered across five different regions.

2021 Preseason PBA Power Rankings: No. 1 Jason Belmonte

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Career Titles: 25 (13 majors)Age: 372020 Earnings: $293,050 (rank: 1)2020 Points: 30,295 (rank: 1)2020 Peak Ranking: 12020 Low Ranking: 3

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2021 Preseason PBA Power Rankings: No. 2 Bill O'Neill

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Career Titles: 13 (2 majors)Age: 392020 Earnings: $272,285 (rank: 2)2020 Points: 20,387.5 (rank: 2)2020 Peak Ranking: 12020 Low Ranking: 10

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2021 Preseason PBA Power Rankings: No. 3 Anthony Simonsen

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Career Titles: 7 (2 majors)Age: 232020 Earnings: $227,130 (rank: 3)2020 Points: 19,795 (rank: 4)2020 Peak Ranking: 32020 Low Ranking: 8

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