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2009 Premier League Snooker

The 2009 PartyCasino.com Premier League was a professional non-ranking snooker tournament that was played from 3 September to 29 November 2009.[1][2]

PartyCasino.com Premier League
Tournament information
Dates3 September-
29 November 2009
CountryUnited Kingdom
Organisation(s)Matchroom Sport
FormatNon-ranking event
Total prize fund£200,000
Winner's share£30,000
Highest break139
Final
ChampionEngland Shaun Murphy
Runner-upEngland Ronnie O'Sullivan
Score7–3
2008
2010

Shaun Murphy won in the final 7–3 against defending champion Ronnie O'Sullivan.[3]

Prize fundEdit

The breakdown of prize money for this year is shown below:[4]

  • Winner: £30,000
  • Runner-up: £15,000
  • Semi-final: £5,000
  • Frame-win: £1000
  • Century-break: £1000
  • Total: £200,000

League phaseEdit

Ranking  
HIG
 
TRU
 
OSU
 
MUR
 
HEN
 
ROB
 
FU
Frame
W-L
Match
W-D-L
Pld-Pts
1 John Higgins x 4 4 4 3 4 3 22–14 4–2–0 6–10
2 Judd Trump 2 x 4 4 4 2 4 20–16 4–0–2 6–8
3 Ronnie O'Sullivan 2 2 x 4 3 3 4 18–18 2–2–2 6–6
4 Shaun Murphy 2 2 2 x 3 4 5 18–18 2–1–3 6–5
5 Stephen Hendry 3 2 3 3 x 5 1 17–19 1–3–2 6–5
6 Neil Robertson 2 4 3 2 1 x 4 16–20 2–1–3 6–5
7 Marco Fu 3 2 2 1 5 2 x 15–21 1–1–4 6–3

Top four qualified for the play-offs. If points were level then most frames won determined their positions. If two players had an identical record then the result in their match determined their positions. If that ended 3–3 then the player who got to three first was higher.[4] (Breaks above 50 shown between (parentheses); century breaks are indicated with bold.)[5]

  • 3 September – Penrith Leisure Centre, Penrith, England[6]
    • Neil Robertson 4–2 Judd Trump → 0–(139), (80)–7, (66)–(62), (58) 72–0, (89)–8, 34–75
    • Ronnie O'Sullivan 4–2 Marco Fu → 27–71, 66–4, (133)–4, (106) 115–6, (131) 135–0, 0–(83)
  • 17 September – Malvern Theatres, Great Malvern, England[7]
    • Shaun Murphy 2–4 John Higgins → 50–72, 73–24, (53)–77 (53), 28–70 (58), (72)–0, 18–92 (61)
    • Stephen Hendry 2–4 Judd Trump → (104) 117–0, (57, 68) 125–0, (51)–70, 29–51, 0–126(103), 0–(88)
  • 24 September – Southampton Guildhall, Southampton, England[8]
    • Neil Robertson 1–5 Stephen Hendry → 32–69 (60), 1–99 (98), 78–4, 19–52, 10–58 (51), 1–133 (127)
    • John Higgins 3–3 Marco Fu → (69)–8, 24–65, 60–52, 39–65, (90)–16, 46–66
  • 1 October – Sands Centre, Carlisle, England[9]
    • Marco Fu 2–4 Judd Trump → 19–(100), (82)–0, 25–75, 61–63, 6–(120), (81)–0
    • Ronnie O'Sullivan 3–3 Neil Robertson → (52) 75–48, 6–84 (77), (112) 113–14, 86–42, 0–117 (91), 4–72
  • 15 October – AECC, Aberdeen, Scotland[10]
    • Ronnie O'Sullivan 4–2 Shaun Murphy → (104)–0, 68–1, (56) 89–5, 0–101 (81), 45–84, (75) 85–5
    • John Higgins 3–3 Stephen Hendry → 54–65, 36–(76), (92)–0, (73) 92–0, 70–1, 5–71 (64)
  • 22 October – Grimsby Auditorium, Grimsby, England[11]
    • Ronnie O'Sullivan 3–3 Stephen Hendry → 1–75 (51), 38–65, (78)–0, 0–(76), (95) 99–0, 68–7
    • Shaun Murphy 5–1 Marco Fu → 1–117 (91), 63–14, (62) 88–5, (105)–0, (134)–0, (62) 92–7
  • 29 October – Guildhall, Preston, England[12]
    • John Higgins 4–2 Neil Robertson → 69–51, 41–66, 70–28, (73)–34, (63) 80–28, 17–50
    • Shaun Murphy 3–3 Stephen Hendry → 75–50, (55) 75–26, 4–110 (68), 6–100 (96), 54–19, 23–66
  • 5 November – Riverside Leisure Centre, Devon, England[13]
    • Marco Fu 2–4 Neil Robertson → 54–14, 19–84, 41–71, (90) 95–0, 63–70, 58–60
    • Ronnie O'Sullivan 2–4 Judd Trump → 33–80 (67), 93–8, 0–(79), 20–81 (50), 65–69, (50) 87–8
  • 12 November – Hutton Moor Leisure Centre, Weston-super-Mare, England[14]
    • John Higgins 4–2 Judd Trump → 7–35, (63)–(65), 40–65, (53) 88–79, (74) 78–5, (75) 107–1
    • Shaun Murphy 4–2 Neil Robertson → 68–37, (59) 75–99, (104) 119–6, (64) 73–8, 0–(109), 94–8
  • 19 November – Venue Cymru, Llandudno, Wales[15]
    • Marco Fu 5–1 Stephen Hendry → 64–40, (70)–25, 14–72, 98–15, 71–15, (122) 128–11
    • Ronnie O'Sullivan 2–4 John Higgins → 9–(72), 16–70 (64), (129) 134–0, 0–(107), 0–128 (119), (68) 76–48
    • Shaun Murphy 2–4 Judd Trump → 78–66, 11–64 (63), 39–63, 75–22, 43–57, 50–64

Play-offsEdit

28–29 November – Potters Leisure Resort, Hopton-on-Sea, England[5][16]

Semi-finals
Best of 9 frames
Final
Best of 13 frames
      
1   John Higgins 3
4   Shaun Murphy* 5
4   Shaun Murphy*** 7
3   Ronnie O'Sullivan 3
2   Judd Trump 1
3   Ronnie O'Sullivan** 5

* (61) 80–35, 4–80, (96)–0, 0–(110), 34–77, 61–71 (65), 67–1, 40–75
** 0–(98), 10–99 (53), 10–68 (66), 1–83 (76), (63)–30, (53)–(67)
*** (111) 119–9, 87–36, 70–0, 50–57, 0–(88), 61–67, 75–27, (75) 126–3, (63)–0, (67) 75–(67)

QualifiersEdit

The qualification for this tournament, the Championship League was played in eight groups from 5 January to 26 March 2009.

Century breaksEdit

[4][5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Global Snooker: Premier League Fixtures Announced". Archived from the original on 12 August 2009. Retrieved 2009-06-18.
  2. ^ "Matchroom Sport: Matches announced for the Premier League Snooker". Archived from the original on 12 August 2009. Retrieved 2009-06-18.
  3. ^ "Murphy ends Ronnie's reign". Sky Sports. 30 November 2009. Archived from the original on 2 December 2009. Retrieved 30 November 2009.
  4. ^ a b c "Global Snooker: League Table, Century Breaks, Prize Fund". Archived from the original on 1 February 2010. Retrieved 2009-09-24.
  5. ^ a b c "2009 PartyCasino.com Premier League Snooker". premierleaguesnooker.matchroomcms.com. Matchroom Sport. Archived from the original on 28 March 2010. Retrieved 5 January 2011.
  6. ^ "Week 1 Results". Global Snooker. Archived from the original on 27 September 2009. Retrieved 3 September 2009.
  7. ^ "Week 2 Results". Global Snooker. Archived from the original on 27 September 2009. Retrieved 17 September 2009.
  8. ^ "Week 3 Results". Global Snooker. Archived from the original on 27 September 2009. Retrieved 24 September 2009.
  9. ^ "Week 4 Results". Global Snooker. Archived from the original on 4 October 2009. Retrieved 1 October 2009.
  10. ^ "Week 5 Results". Global Snooker. Retrieved 16 October 2009.[permanent dead link]
  11. ^ "Week 6 Results". Global Snooker. Retrieved 22 October 2009.[permanent dead link]
  12. ^ "Week 7 Results". Global Snooker. Retrieved 29 October 2009.[permanent dead link]
  13. ^ "Week 8 Results". Global Snooker. Retrieved 5 November 2009.[permanent dead link]
  14. ^ "Week 9 Results". Global Snooker. Retrieved 12 November 2009.[permanent dead link]
  15. ^ "Week 10 Results". Global Snooker. Retrieved 19 November 2009.[permanent dead link]
  16. ^ "Finals Results". Global Snooker. Retrieved 19 November 2009.[permanent dead link]

External linksEdit

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