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The 2011 Bank of Communication Shanghai Masters was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place between 5–11 September 2011 at the Shanghai Grand Stage in Shanghai, China. This was the first time that the Bank of Communications sponsored the event.[1]

Bank of Communication
Shanghai Masters
2011 Shanghai Masters poster.jpg
Tournament information
Dates5–11 September 2011
VenueShanghai Grand Stage
CityShanghai
CountryChina
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£350,000
Winner's share£65,000
Highest breakEngland Shaun Murphy (143)
Final
ChampionEngland Mark Selby
Runner-upWales Mark Williams
Score10–9
2010
2012

Ali Carter was the defending champion, but lost in the first round 4–5 against Mark King.

Mark Selby won his second ranking title by defeating Mark Williams 10–9 in the final.[2][3] By doing so, he became world number one for the first time in his career.

Contents

Prize fundEdit

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

Wildcard roundEdit

These matches were played in Shanghai on 5 September 2011.[5][6]

Match Score
WC1   Fergal O'Brien 5–1   Hossein Vafaei
WC2   James Wattana 5–1   Jin Long
WC3   Anthony Hamilton 5–0   Li Hang
WC4   Dominic Dale 5–3   Cao Xinlong
WC5   Jack Lisowski 5–2   Rouzi Maimaiti
WC6   Nigel Bond 5–2   Thanawat Thirapongpaiboon
WC7   Robert Milkins 5–0   Tang Jun
WC8   Michael Holt 5–3   Cai Jianzhong

Main drawEdit

FinalEdit

Final: Best of 19 frames. Referee:   Eirian Williams.
Shanghai Grand Stage, Shanghai, China, 11 September 2011.[6]
Mark Selby (4)
  England
10–9 Mark Williams (3)
  Wales
Afternoon: 74–75 (Selby 74), 58–42, 115–0 (113), 38–76 (68), 83–1 (78), 0–132 (132), 84–55 (Williams 51), 95–0 (95), 45–68 (67)
Evening: 55–25, 37–64, 63–42, 5–69, 39–70, 42–75, 6–88 (88), 83–48, 78–60, 69–0
113 Highest break 132
1 Century breaks 1
4 50+ breaks 4

QualifyingEdit

These matches took place between 31 July and 4 August 2011 at the World Snooker Academy, Sheffield, England.[8][9][10][11]

Preliminary round

Best of 9 frames

  Lucky Vatnani w/d–w/o   David Hogan
  Luca Brecel 4–5   Adam Duffy
Round 1–4
  Round 1
Best of 9 frames
  Round 2
Best of 9 frames
  Round 3
Best of 9 frames
  Round 4
Best of 9 frames
                               
  Dechawat Poomjaeng 3     Liu Song 5     Tony Drago 1     Mark King 5
  Tian Pengfei 5     Tian Pengfei 4     Liu Song 5     Liu Song 4
  Michael White 5     Alfie Burden 2     Fergal O'Brien 5     Ricky Walden 1
  Simon Bedford 1     Michael White 5     Michael White 2     Fergal O'Brien 5
  Matthew Couch 1     Andy Hicks 2     Dave Harold 2     Joe Perry 1
  James Wattana 5     James Wattana 5     James Wattana 5     James Wattana 5
  Bjorn Haneveer w/d     Alan McManus 5     Anthony Hamilton 5     Ken Doherty 2
  David Hogan w/o     David Hogan 0     Alan McManus 3     Anthony Hamilton 5
  Paul Davison 2     Liu Chuang 5     Jamie Burnett 5     Dominic Dale 5
  Li Yan 5     Li Yan 4     Liu Chuang 1     Jamie Burnett 3
  Aditya Mehta 5     Rod Lawler 4     Jamie Jones 4     Ryan Day 5
  Stuart Carrington 0     Aditya Mehta 5     Aditya Mehta 5     Aditya Mehta 2
  Daniel Wells 1     Jack Lisowski 5     Mike Dunn 0     Marco Fu 1
  David Grace 5     David Grace 0     Jack Lisowski 5     Jack Lisowski 5
  Scott MacKenzie 0     Jimmy White 5     Nigel Bond 5     Marcus Campbell 0
  Adam Wicheard 5     Adam Wicheard 3     Jimmy White 0     Nigel Bond 5
  Andrew Pagett 3     Peter Lines 5     Barry Pinches 5     Andrew Higginson 5
  Robin Hull 5     Robin Hull 3     Peter Lines 4     Barry Pinches 4
  Kacper Filipiak 0     Joe Swail 4     Robert Milkins 5     Gerard Greene 4
  Andrew Norman 5     Andrew Norman 5     Andrew Norman 4     Robert Milkins 5
  Passakorn Suwannawat 5     Jimmy Robertson 2     Steve Davis 1     Stephen Lee 5
  Adam Duffy 2     Passakorn Suwannawat 5     Passakorn Suwannawat 5     Passakorn Suwannawat 1
  Sam Baird 1     Ian McCulloch 5     Matthew Selt 5     Martin Gould 5
  Yu Delu 5     Yu Delu 1     Ian McCulloch 1     Matthew Selt 2
  Sam Craigie 2     Joe Jogia 3     Mark Joyce 0     Liang Wenbo 5
  Kurt Maflin 5     Kurt Maflin 5     Kurt Maflin 5     Kurt Maflin 2
  Joe Meara 4     Xiao Guodong 4     Michael Holt 5     Barry Hawkins 4
  Cao Yupeng 5     Cao Yupeng 5     Cao Yupeng 3     Michael Holt 5
  Ben Woollaston 5     Anthony McGill 5     Tom Ford 5     Stuart Bingham 5
  David Gilbert 3     Ben Woollaston 2     Anthony McGill 1     Tom Ford 1
  Liam Highfield 3     Adrian Gunnell 5     Rory McLeod 4     Mark Davis 5
  David Morris 5     David Morris 2     Adrian Gunnell 5     Adrian Gunnell 4

Century breaksEdit

Qualifying stage centuriesEdit

[11][12]

Televised stage centuriesEdit

[13]

ReferencesEdit

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  2. ^ "Mark Selby beats Mark Williams to win Shanghai Masters". BBC Sport. 11 September 2011. Retrieved 12 September 2011.
  3. ^ Kane, Desmond. "Selby exploits Williams error to win in Shanghai". Eurosport UK. Retrieved 11 September 2011.[permanent dead link]
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  6. ^ a b c "Shanghai Masters (2011)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 24 July 2011.
  7. ^ "Shanghai Masters 2011 Draw". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 27 April 2012. Retrieved 11 September 2011.
  8. ^ "2011 Shanghai Masters Qualifiers Draw" (PDF). worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 24 July 2011.
  9. ^ "Shanghai Masters Qualifiers (2011)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 24 July 2011.
  10. ^ "Shanghai Masters Qualifiers". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 18 January 2015. Retrieved 31 July 2011.
  11. ^ a b "Shanghai Masters 2011 Qualifying". Global Snooker. Archived from the original on 12 August 2011. Retrieved 2 August 2011.
  12. ^ "Century breaks (Qualifying)". worldsnookerdata.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 4 August 2011. Retrieved 4 August 2011.
  13. ^ "Century breaks". worldsnookerdata.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 11 September 2011. Retrieved 11 September 2011.