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The 2005 Welsh Open was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place between 17 and 23 January 2005 at the Newport Centre in Newport, Wales.

Welsh Open
Tournament information
Dates17–23 January 2005
VenueNewport Centre
CityNewport
CountryWales
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£225,000
Winner's share£35,000
Highest breakEngland Ronnie O'Sullivan (146)
Final
ChampionEngland Ronnie O'Sullivan
Runner-upScotland Stephen Hendry
Score9–8
2004
2006

Ronnie O'Sullivan successfully defended his title by beating Stephen Hendry 9–8.

Contents

Tournament summaryEdit

Defending champion and World Champion Ronnie O'Sullivan was the number 1 seed. The remaining places were allocated to players based on the world rankings.

Main drawEdit

[1][2][3]

  Last 48
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 11 frames
Final
Best of 17 frames
                                                         
17   Ian McCulloch 5     1   Ronnie O'Sullivan 5  
47   Robin Hull 3     17   Ian McCulloch 2  
  1   Ronnie O'Sullivan 5  
  25   Anthony Hamilton 3  
25   Anthony Hamilton 5 9   Stephen Lee 4
52   David Roe 4     25   Anthony Hamilton 5  
  1   Ronnie O'Sullivan 5  
  68   Neil Robertson 4  
28   Robert Milkins 0     11   Jimmy White 4  
68   Neil Robertson 5     68   Neil Robertson 5  
  68   Neil Robertson 5
  5   John Higgins 4  
32   Dominic Dale 5 5   John Higgins 5
40   Mark Davis 4     32   Dominic Dale 2  
  1   Ronnie O'Sullivan 6  
  43   Barry Hawkins 4  
20   Joe Perry 5     8   Peter Ebdon 5  
46   Brian Morgan 2     20   Joe Perry 4  
  8   Peter Ebdon 5
  14   David Gray 3  
26   Gerard Greene 0 14   David Gray 5
57   Rod Lawler 5     57   Rod Lawler 1  
  8   Peter Ebdon 3
  43   Barry Hawkins 5  
27   Drew Henry 5     10   Alan McManus 4  
66   Rory McLeod 1     27   Drew Henry 5  
  27   Drew Henry 2
  43   Barry Hawkins 5  
29   Michael Holt 3 4   Paul Hunter 3
43   Barry Hawkins 5     43   Barry Hawkins 5  
1   Ronnie O'Sullivan 9
3   Stephen Hendry 8
24   Stephen Maguire 5     3   Stephen Hendry 5  
37   Stuart Bingham 3     24   Stephen Maguire 4  
  3   Stephen Hendry 5  
  15   Graeme Dott 4  
18   Quinten Hann 5 15   Graeme Dott 5
79   Andrew Norman 1     18   Quinten Hann 2  
  3   Stephen Hendry 5  
  7   Ken Doherty 2  
22   Tony Drago 4     16   Marco Fu 5  
65   Shokat Ali 5     65   Shokat Ali 2  
  16   Marco Fu 1
  7   Ken Doherty 5  
30   Joe Swail 5 7   Ken Doherty 5
74   Tom Ford 2     30   Joe Swail 2  
  3   Stephen Hendry 6
  23   Mark King 2  
23   Mark King 5     6   Matthew Stevens 4  
  Steve James 3     23   Mark King 5  
  23   Mark King 5
  31   John Parrott 1  
31   John Parrott 5 12   Chris Small 2
76   Ding Junhui 2     31   John Parrott 5  
  23   Mark King 5
  45   Ryan Day 4  
21   Barry Pinches 1     13   Steve Davis 2  
45   Ryan Day 5     45   Ryan Day 5  
  45   Ryan Day 5
  19   Ali Carter 2  
19   Ali Carter 5 2   Mark Williams 4
61   Adrian Gunnell 1     19   Ali Carter 5  

FinalEdit

Final: Best of 17 frames. Referee:   Colin Brinded.
Newport Centre, Newport, Wales, 23 January 2005.[1]
Ronnie O'Sullivan (1)
  England
9–8 Stephen Hendry (3)
  Scotland
Afternoon: 0–96 (96), 42–74 (67), (62) 69–55, 0–140 (140), (59) 72–65 (57), 72–22, 60–30, 41–70 (69)
Evening: 0–93 (93), (102) 122–0, 50–74, 0–71 (57), (75) 106–0, (52) 108–6, (131) 132–0, 8–71, (67) 68–0
131 Highest break 140
2 Century breaks 1
7 50+ breaks 7

QualifyingEdit

Qualifying for the tournament took place at Pontin's in Prestatyn, Wales between 7 January and 9 January 2005.[2]

  Round 1
Best of 9 frames
  Round 2
Best of 9 frames
  Round 3
Best of 9 frames
  Simon Bedford 5     Jamie Burnett 0     Robin Hull 5
  Hugh Abernethy 1     Simon Bedford 5     Simon Bedford 4
  Scott MacKenzie 5     David Roe 5     Fergal O'Brien 4
  Paul Davison 4     Scott MacKenzie 4     David Roe 5
  Paul Wykes 5     Neil Robertson 5     Dave Harold 3
  Brian Salmon 3     Paul Wykes 2     Neil Robertson 5
  David Hall w/d     Jimmy Michie 5     Mark Davis 5
  Stefan Mazrocis w/o     Stefan Mazrocis 2     Jimmy Michie 4
  Craig Butler w/o     Lee Walker 2     Brian Morgan 5
  Mark Gray w/d     Craig Butler 5     Craig Butler 2
  Leo Fernandez 3     Rod Lawler 5     Nigel Bond 2
  Sean O'Neill 5     Sean O'Neill 0     Rod Lawler 5
  Rory McLeod 5     Jonathan Birch 3     Shaun Murphy 1
  Rodney Goggins 1     Rory McLeod 5     Rory McLeod 5
  Paul Davies 3     Sean Storey 5     Barry Hawkins 5
  Adam Davies 5     Adam Davies 3     Sean Storey 0
  Alfie Burden 5     Gary Wilkinson 1     Stuart Bingham 5
  Ben Woollaston 2     Alfie Burden 5     Alfie Burden 2
  Andrew Norman 5     Bjorn Haneveer 2     Nick Dyson 3
  Mike Hallett 1     Andrew Norman 5     Andrew Norman 5
  Shokat Ali 5     Nick Walker 1     Michael Judge 3
  Liu Song 2     Shokat Ali 5     Shokat Ali 5
  Tom Ford 5     Anthony Davies 2     Patrick Wallace 2
  Gary Wilson 3     Tom Ford 5     Tom Ford 5
  Darren Morgan 4     Marcus Campbell 1     Stuart Pettman 2
  Steve James 5     Steve James 5     Steve James 5
  Ding Junhui 5     Mike Dunn 4     Mark Selby 3
  Jin Long 0     Ding Junhui 5     Ding Junhui 5
  Joe Delaney 5     Andy Hicks 5     Ryan Day 5
  David McDonnell 3     Joe Delaney 1     Andy Hicks 3
  Ricky Walden 5     Adrian Gunnell 5     James Wattana 0
  Joe Jogia 1     Ricky Walden 3     Adrian Gunnell 5

Century breaksEdit

[2]

Qualifying stage centuriesEdit

Televised stage centuriesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Welsh Open 2005". Snooker.org. Retrieved 3 January 2011.
  2. ^ a b c "2005 Welsh Open". Global Snooker Centre. Archived from the original on 22 March 2007.
  3. ^ "2005 Welsh Open results". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 13 February 2005. Retrieved 23 June 2012.