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1994 UK Championship

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The 1994 Royal Liver Assurance UK Championship was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place at the Guild Hall in Preston, England. The event started on November 11 1994 and the televised stages were shown on the BBC between 19–27 November 1994.

Royal Liver Assurance UK Championship
Tournament information
Dates11–27 November 1994
VenueGuild Hall
CityPreston
CountryEngland
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£328,100
Winner's share£70,000
Highest breakEngland Ronnie O'Sullivan (139)
Final
ChampionScotland Stephen Hendry
Runner-upRepublic of Ireland Ken Doherty
Score10–5
1993
1995

Stephen Hendry won the tournament with record 12 century breaks, beating Ken Doherty 10–5 in the final. During the match Hendry scored seven century breaks; which remains a joint record for a professional match and a standalone record for a best-of-19 match. Hendry also made five centuries in seven frames.[1] Ronnie O'Sullivan was the defending champion, but he lost 7–9 to Doherty in the quarter finals.

Ranking pointsEdit

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Champion Runner-Up Semifinalist Quarterfinalist Third Round Second Round First Round (Unseeded) First Round (Seeded)
4800 3600 2700 2025 1520 1140 855 570

Prize fundEdit

The breakdown of prize money for this year is shown below:[2]

Champion Runner-up Semifinalist Quarterfinalist Third Round Second Round First Round Qualifying Round
£70,000 £37,000 £18,500 £10,325 £5,250 £3,000 £2,200 £775
Highest Break (TV) Highest Break (Non-TV)
£3,000 £1,200

Highest breakEdit

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Main drawEdit

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Last 64
Best of 17 frames
Last 32
Best of 17 frames
Last 16
Best of 17 frames
Quarter-finals
Best of 17 frames
Semi-finals
Best of 17 frames
Final
Best of 19 frames
                  
9   Ronnie O'Sullivan 9
    Mark Flowerdew 7
9   Ronnie O'Sullivan 9
    Mark Fenton 4
    Mark Fenton 7
17   Steve James 1r
9   Ronnie O'Sullivan 9
14   Terry Griffiths 5
32   Alain Robidoux 9
    Michael Judge 3
32   Alain Robidoux 8
14   Terry Griffiths 9
    Joe Johnson 7
14   Terry Griffiths 9
9   Ronnie O'Sullivan 7
7   Ken Doherty 9
31   Mark Bennett 9
    Danny Fowler 4
31   Mark Bennett 3
7   Ken Doherty 9
    Rod Lawler 7
7   Ken Doherty 9
7   Ken Doherty 9
    Fergal O'Brien 4
13   David Roe 7
    Fergal O'Brien 9
    Fergal O'Brien 9
    Jamie Burnett 5
    Jamie Burnett 9
24   Neal Foulds 5
7   Ken Doherty 9
3   James Wattana 6
25   Doug Mountjoy 1
    Mark Williams 9
    Mark Williams 9
16   Tony Drago 8
    John Read 7
16   Tony Drago 9
    Mark Williams 8
4   John Parrott 9
21   Tony Knowles 8
    Nick Marsh 9
    Nick Marsh 4
5   John Parrott 9
    Tony Jones 4
5   John Parrott 9
4   John Parrott 5
3   James Wattana 9
26   Mick Price 7
    Richard McDonald 9
    Richard McDonald 3
3   James Wattana 9
    Lee Richardson 3
3   James Wattana 9
3   James Wattana 9
12   Joe Swail 4
12   Joe Swail 9
    Joe Perry 4
12   Joe Swail 9
20   Dene O'Kane 5
    Euan Henderson 6
20   Dene O'Kane 9
7   Ken Doherty 5
1   Stephen Hendry 10
4   Jimmy White w/o
    Jim Wych w/d
4   Jimmy White 3
27   Jason Ferguson 9
    Chris Small 7
27   Jason Ferguson 9
27   Jason Ferguson 1
10   Peter Ebdon 9
10   Peter Ebdon 9
    Karl Payne 3
10   Peter Ebdon 9
23   Dennis Taylor 2
    Wayne Jones 7
23   Dennis Taylor 9
10   Peter Ebdon 9
19   Dave Harold 5
2   Steve Davis 9
    Paul Davies 3
2   Steve Davis 6
19   Dave Harold 9
    Jamie Woodman 3
19   Dave Harold 9
19   Dave Harold 9
    Alex Higgins 4
18   Martin Clark 3
    Drew Henry 9
    Drew Henry 7
    Alex Higgins 9
    Alex Higgins 9
11   Nigel Bond 4
10   Peter Ebdon 8
1   Stephen Hendry 9
30   Brian Morgan 9
    Billy Snaddon 4
30   Brian Morgan 3
8   Darren Morgan 9
    Les Dodd 4
8   Darren Morgan 9
8   Darren Morgan 9
    Mark King 5
22   Mike Hallett 6
    Anthony Hamilton 9
    Anthony Hamilton 8
    Mark King 9
    Mark King 9
6   Alan McManus 7
8   Darren Morgan 3
1   Stephen Hendry 9
15   Willie Thorne 9
    Craig MacGillivray 4
15   Willie Thorne 9
29   Gary Wilkinson 4
    Nick Terry 8
29   Gary Wilkinson 9
15   Willie Thorne 2
1   Stephen Hendry 9
28   Dean Reynolds 9
    Andy Hicks 7
28   Dean Reynolds 8
1   Stephen Hendry 9
    Adrian Rosa 5
1   Stephen Hendry 9

FinalEdit

Final: Best of 19 frames. Referee: John Street
The Guild Hall, Preston, England, 27 November 1994.
Stephen Hendry
  Scotland
10–5 Ken Doherty
  Ireland
First session: 46–72 (72), 112–0 (112), 114–9 (114), 130–0 (130), 10–71 (71), 109–23 (109), 61–66 (Hendry 52), 106–20 (106)
Second session: 117–9 (110), 64–65, 20–61 (56), 67–50, 113–17 (106), 74–25 (57), 72–45
130 Highest break 72
7 Century breaks 0
9 50+ breaks 3

Century breaksEdit

All Rounds

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Turner, Chris. "Various Snooker Records". cajt.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk. Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Archived from the original on 10 February 2013. Retrieved 7 May 2012.
  2. ^ a b c d "1994 Royal Liver Assurance UK Championship, Preston". Snooker.org. Retrieved 13 October 2010.
  3. ^ "UK Championship". Snooker Scene. Archived from the original on 24 January 2013. Retrieved 25 July 2012.
  4. ^ "1994 UK Championship Results". Snooker Database. Retrieved 25 July 2012.