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2009 China Open (snooker)

The 2009 Bank of Beijing China Open was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place between 30 March and 5 April 2009 at the Beijing University Students' Gymnasium in Beijing, China. The event was sponsored by Bank of Beijing and Hyundai.[1]

Bank of Beijing China Open
Tournament information
Dates30 March–5 April 2009
VenueBeijing University Students' Gymnasium
CityBeijing
CountryChina
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£292,000
Winner's share£52,000
Highest breakScotland John Higgins (140)
England Ricky Walden (140)
Final
ChampionEngland Peter Ebdon
Runner-upScotland John Higgins
Score10–8
2008
2010

The defending champion was Stephen Maguire, but he lost in the first round 0–5 against Dave Harold.[2]

Peter Ebdon won in the final 10–8 against John Higgins.[3][4]

Prize fundEdit

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

Wildcard roundEdit

These matches were played in Beijing on March 30.

Match Score
WC1   Judd Trump 3–5   Tang Jun
WC2   Ricky Walden 5–0   Cao Kaisheng
WC3   Stuart Pettman 5–2   Cao Yupeng
WC4   Rod Lawler 3–5   Yu Delu
WC5   John Parrott w/d-w/o   Cao Xinlong
WC6   David Gray 1–5   Tian Pengfei
WC7   Michael Holt 3–5   Xiao Guodong

Main drawEdit

FinalEdit

Final: Best of 19 frames. Referee:   Michaela Tabb.
Beijing University Students' Gymnasium, Beijing, China, 5 April 2009.
Peter Ebdon (9)
  England
10–8 John Higgins (5)
  Scotland
Afternoon: 4–87 (60), 84–1 (84), 109–15 (108), 15–78, 65–5, 68–57, 10–64, 72–56 (Ebdon 54, Higgins 56), 0–140 (140)
Evening: 114–16 (52, 57), 13–105 (62), 46–68, 55–25, 32–75 (51), 67–43, 53–63 (Ebdon 52), 64–3, 86–8 (71)
108 Highest break 140
1 Century breaks 1
7 50+ breaks 5

QualifyingEdit

These matches took place between 21 and 24 January 2009 at the Pontin's Centre, Prestatyn, Wales.[8][9]

  Round 1
Best of 9 frames
  Round 2
Best of 9 frames
  Round 3
Best of 9 frames
  Round 4
Best of 9 frames
                               
  Lee Spick 4     Andrew Norman 5     Jimmy Michie 5     Dave Harold 5
  Stephen Craigie 5     Stephen Craigie 4     Andrew Norman 4     Jimmy Michie 4
  Kuldesh Johal 5     Barry Pinches 4     Judd Trump 5     Ken Doherty 0
  Michael Georgiou 0     Kuldesh Johal 5     Kuldesh Johal 3     Judd Trump 5
  Simon Bedford 5     Andy Hicks 5     Ricky Walden 5     Michael Judge 4
  Liu Chuang 4     Simon Bedford 2     Andy Hicks 1     Ricky Walden 5
  Paul Davison 2     Robert Milkins 5     Liang Wenbo [nb 1] 2     Joe Swail [nb 1] 4
  Andrew Pagett 5     Andrew Pagett 1     Robert Milkins 5     Robert Milkins 5
  Scott MacKenzie wo     Mark Joyce 3     Jamie Burnett 5     Nigel Bond 5
  Declan Hughes wd     Scott MacKenzie 5     Scott MacKenzie 3     Jamie Burnett 1
  Peter Lines 5     Stuart Pettman 5     Alan McManus 3     Steve Davis 2
  Chris McBreen 0     Peter Lines 3     Stuart Pettman 5     Stuart Pettman 5
  Daniel Wells 5     Rod Lawler 5     Adrian Gunnell 2     Matthew Stevens 4
  Wayne Cooper 2     Daniel Wells 4     Rod Lawler 5     Rod Lawler 5
  Jamie Jones 2     David Morris 1     Tom Ford 4     Stephen Lee 5
  Jin Long 5     Jin Long 5     Jin Long 5     Jin Long 3
  Supoj Saenla 1     Liu Song 4     John Parrott 5     Stuart Bingham 2
  Robert Stephen 5     Robert Stephen 5     Robert Stephen 3     John Parrott 5
  Matthew Selt 3     Paul Davies 2     Gerard Greene 5     Dominic Dale 3
  Andy Lee 5     Andy Lee 5     Andy Lee 1     Gerard Greene 5
  James McBain 5     Mark Davis 2     David Gilbert 4     Mark Williams 5
  Stefan Mazrocis 0     James McBain 5     James McBain 5     James McBain 4
  Matthew Couch 2     Ian Preece 3     Mike Dunn 5     Jamie Cope 5
  Atthasit Mahitthi 5     Atthasit Mahitthi 5     Atthasit Mahitthi 1     Mike Dunn 3
  Patrick Wallace 5     Joe Delaney 3     Rory McLeod 4     Anthony Hamilton 5
  David Grace 3     Patrick Wallace 5     Patrick Wallace 5     Patrick Wallace 1
  Lewis Roberts 5     David Gray 5     Marcus Campbell 3     Barry Hawkins 0
  Vincent Muldoon 2     Lewis Roberts 3     David Gray 5     David Gray 5
  Rodney Goggins 3     David Roe 1     Michael Holt 5     Ian McCulloch 3
  Aditya Mehta 5     Aditya Mehta 5     Aditya Mehta 4     Michael Holt 5
  Jimmy White 3     Martin Gould 5     Andrew Higginson 5     Fergal O'Brien 5
  Li Hang 5     Li Hang 1     Martin Gould 4     Andrew Higginson 4
  1. ^ a b Matches were held over and played in Beijing.

Century breaksEdit

[10]

Qualifying stage centuriesEdit

Televised stage centuriesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bank of Beijing sponsors 2009 Snooker China Open". World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 17 April 2010.
  2. ^ "Happy Harold Ends Maguire's Reign". World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 17 April 2010.
  3. ^ "Resurgent Ebdon Captures China Crown". World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 17 April 2010.
  4. ^ "Ebdon outlasts Higgins in final". BBC Sport. 2009-04-06. Archived from the original on 6 April 2009. Retrieved 2009-04-06.
  5. ^ "Prize Money". Global Snooker. Archived from the original on 2009-05-02. Retrieved 17 April 2010.
  6. ^ "Main Event (Draw)". WPBSA. Retrieved 17 April 2010.
  7. ^ "Main Event (Results)". Global Snooker. Archived from the original on 13 April 2010. Retrieved 17 April 2010.
  8. ^ "Qualifying (Draw)". WPBSA. Retrieved 17 April 2010.
  9. ^ "Qualifying (Results)". Global Snooker. Archived from the original on 1 April 2009. Retrieved 17 April 2010.
  10. ^ "Century Breaks". Global Snooker. Archived from the original on 2009-04-21. Retrieved 17 April 2010.