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1993 Grand Prix (snooker)

The 1993 Skoda Grand Prix was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place at The Hexagon in Reading, Berkshire, England. Skoda replaced long-time sponsors Rothmans after 9 years and this year was the last time it was played at the Hexagon. The event started on 11 October 1993 and the televised stages were shown on BBC between 23 and 31 October 1993.

Skoda Grand Prix
Tournament information
Dates18–31 October 1993
VenueThe Hexagon
CityReading
CountryEngland
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£325,000
Winner's share£60,000
Highest break145
Final
ChampionEngland Peter Ebdon
Runner-upRepublic of Ireland Ken Doherty
Score9–6
1992
1994

Jimmy White was the defending champion, but he lost his last 16 match against Ken Doherty. Peter Ebdon won in the final 9–6 against Doherty to win his first major title.

Tournament summaryEdit

Defending champion Jimmy White was the number 1 seed with World Champion Stephen Hendry seeded 2. The remaining places were allocated to players based on the world rankings.

Prize fund and ranking pointsEdit

The breakdown of prize money and ranking points of the event are shown below:[1]

Prize money Ranking points
Winner £60,000 3600
Runner-up £32,000 3200
Semi-final £16,000 2800
Quarter-final £9,050 2400
Last 16 £4,550 2000
Last 32 £2,600 1600
Last 64 Unseeded £1,595 1200
Seeded 600
Highest break Prize money Break
Non-televised £1,200 145   John Higgins
Televised £2,400 136   Gary Wilkinson

Main drawEdit

[1]

Last 64
Best of 9 frames
Last 32
Best of 9 frames
Last 16
Best of 9 frames
Quarter-finals
Best of 9 frames
Semi-finals
Best of 17 frames
Final
Best of 17 frames
                  
1   Jimmy White 5
51   Tony Meo 2
1   Jimmy White 5
32   Jason Ferguson 2
32   Jason Ferguson 5
  Robin Hull 4
1   Jimmy White 3
11   Ken Doherty 5
24   Mark Bennett 3
  Stuart Pettman 5
  Stuart Pettman 1
11   Ken Doherty 5
11   Ken Doherty 5
  Jamie Woodman 2
11   Ken Doherty 5
23   Tony Knowles 4
10   Darren Morgan 5
62   Eugene Hughes 0
10   Darren Morgan 3
22   Dene O'Kane 5
22   Dene O'Kane 5
  Terry Murphy 0
22   Dene O'Kane 1
23   Tony Knowles 5
23   Tony Knowles 5
61   Alex Higgins 1
23   Tony Knowles 5
37   Brian Morgan 2
7   Willie Thorne 3
37   Brian Morgan 5
11   Ken Doherty 9
4   Steve Davis 4
8   Terry Griffiths 2
  Gerard Greene 5
    Gerard Greene 3
  Stephen Lee 5
20   Tony Drago 4
  Stephen Lee 5
  Stephen Lee 5
14   Neal Foulds 2
18   Alain Robidoux 5
  Roger Garrett 1
18   Alain Robidoux 1
14   Neal Foulds 5
14   Neal Foulds 5
  Ken Owers 3
  Stephen Lee 0
4   Steve Davis 5
15   Dennis Taylor 1
  Marcus Campbell 5
  Marcus Campbell 2
50   Dave Harold 5
29   Tony Jones 4
50   Dave Harold 5
50   Dave Harold 0
4   Steve Davis 5
28   Dean Reynolds 1
  Anthony Davies 5
  Anthony Davies 1
4   Steve Davis 5
4   Steve Davis 5
  Brian Rowswell 1
11   Ken Doherty 6
21   Peter Ebdon 9
3   John Parrott 5
57   Ronnie O'Sullivan 1
3   John Parrott 5
  Steve Duggan 4
30   Doug Mountjoy 3
  Steve Duggan 5
3   John Parrott 5
  John Higgins 2
26   Joe Johnson 3
  John Higgins 5
  John Higgins 5
9   Nigel Bond 3
9   Nigel Bond 5
  Barry Pinches 0
3   John Parrott 5
12   Martin Clark 4
12   Martin Clark 5
  Karl Payne 2
12   Martin Clark 5
19   Mike Hallett 4
19   Mike Hallett 5
  Surinder Gill 3
12   Martin Clark 5
6   Alan McManus 1
31   Mark Johnston-Allen 0
  Mark Williams 5
  Mark Williams 2
6   Alan McManus 5
6   Alan McManus 5
  Robby Foldvari 3
3   John Parrott 5
21   Peter Ebdon 9
5   James Wattana 5
64   Drew Henry 2
5   James Wattana 4
17   Gary Wilkinson 5
17   Gary Wilkinson 5
38   Peter Francisco 4
17   Gary Wilkinson 5
13   Steve James 3
27   Mick Price 5
  Stuart Parnell 4
27   Mick Price 0
13   Steve James 5
13   Steve James 5
42   Jason Prince 4
17   Gary Wilkinson 4
21   Peter Ebdon 5
16   David Roe 5
  Sean Lanigan 3
16   David Roe 3
  Mark Flowerdew 5
25   Joe Swail 3
  Mark Flowerdew 5
  Mark Flowerdew 3
21   Peter Ebdon 5
21   Peter Ebdon 5
  Chris Scanlon 2
21   Peter Ebdon 5
2   Stephen Hendry 4
2   Stephen Hendry 5
  Darryn Walker 4

FinalEdit

Final: Best of 17 frames. Referee: Len Ganley.
Hexagon Theatre, Reading, England, 31 October 1993.
Ken Doherty (11)
  Ireland
6–9 Peter Ebdon (21)
  England
Afternoon: 66–36 (61), 79–16 (64), 51–55, 46–82 (82), 78–32 (50), 120–0 (58, 54), 26–77 (51), 40–77 (52)
Evening: 16–73, 96–17 (65), 31–65, 70–46, 8–74, 0–96 (59), 27–66
65 Highest break 82
0 Century breaks 0
6 50+ breaks 4

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "1993 New Skoda Grand Prix". Retrieved 5 December 2016.