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The 2012 Australian Goldfields Open was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place between 9–15 July 2012 at the Bendigo Stadium in Bendigo, Australia. It was the second ranking event of the 2012/2013 season.[1]

Australian Goldfields Open
2012 Australian Goldfields Open logo.jpg
Tournament information
Dates9–15 July 2012
VenueBendigo Stadium
CityBendigo
CountryAustralia
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Total prize fundA$435,000
Winner's share$70,000
Highest breakChina Cao Yupeng (143)
Final
ChampionEngland Barry Hawkins
Runner-upEngland Peter Ebdon
Score9–3
2011
2013

Stuart Bingham was the defending champion,[2][3] but he lost in the first round 4–5 against Matthew Selt.[4][5]

Barry Hawkins won his first ranking title by defeating Peter Ebdon 9–3 in the final.[6][7]

Contents

Prize fundEdit

The breakdown of prize money for this year is shown below:[8]

Wildcard roundEdit

These matches were played in Bendigo on 9 July.[9][10][11][12][13][14]

Match Score
WC1   Cao Yupeng 5–2   Johl Younger
WC2   Alan McManus 5–0   James Mifsud

Main drawEdit

FinalEdit

Final: Best of 17 frames. Referee: Eirian Williams.
Bendigo Stadium, Bendigo, Australia, 15 July 2012.[12][15]
Barry Hawkins (14)
  England
9–3 Peter Ebdon (13)
  England
Afternoon: 27–69, 75–8 (57), 80–0 (74), 120–0 (106), 119–0 (114), 7–68 (63), 72–46, 32–64
Evening: 133–0 (133), 65–10, 74–12 (74), 73–40 (51)
133 Highest break 63
3 Century breaks 0
7 50+ breaks 1

QualifyingEdit

These matches were held between 12 and 15 June 2012 at the World Snooker Academy in Sheffield, England.[14][16][17][18]

  Round 1
Best of 9 frames
  Round 2
Best of 9 frames
  Round 3
Best of 9 frames
  Round 4
Best of 9 frames
                               
  Thepchaiya Un-Nooh 5     Adam Duffy 3     Matthew Selt 5     Jamie Jones 2
  Allan Taylor 0     Thepchaiya Un-Nooh 5     Thepchaiya Un-Nooh 3     Matthew Selt 5
  Hossein Vafaei w/d     Passakorn Suwannawat 2     Michael White 5     Ryan Day 5
  Mitchell Mann w/o     Mitchell Mann 5     Mitchell Mann 2     Michael White 2
  Ben Judge 0     Kurt Maflin 5     Xiao Guodong 5     Fergal O'Brien 2
  Robbie Williams 5     Robbie Williams 4     Kurt Maflin 4     Xiao Guodong 5
  Thanawat Thirapongpaiboon 5     Craig Steadman 1     Peter Lines 4     Liang Wenbo 5
  Adrian Gunnell 1     Thanawat Thirapongpaiboon 5     Thanawat Thirapongpaiboon 5     Thanawat Thirapongpaiboon 1
  Daniel Wells 0     Simon Bedford 2     Steve Davis 0     Ken Doherty 5
  Michael Wild 5     Michael Wild 5     Michael Wild 5     Michael Wild 0
  Cao Yupeng 5     Alfie Burden 2     Mike Dunn 2     Anthony Hamilton w/d
  Paul Davison 2     Cao Yupeng 5     Cao Yupeng 5     Cao Yupeng w/o
  Sam Baird 5     Andy Hicks 3     Dave Harold 5     Jack Lisowski 5
  Jamie O'Neill 0     Sam Baird 5     Sam Baird 4     Dave Harold 2
  Chen Zhe 1     Yu Delu 2     Nigel Bond 5     Mark King 4
  Michael Wasley 5     Michael Wasley 5     Michael Wasley 2     Nigel Bond 5
  Tian Pengfei 5     Dechawat Poomjaeng 5     Anthony McGill 5     Marcus Campbell 5
  Joel Walker 1     Tian Pengfei 4     Dechawat Poomjaeng 3     Anthony McGill 0
  Zhang Anda 3     James Wattana 5     Jimmy Robertson 4     Tom Ford 5
  Fraser Patrick 5     Fraser Patrick 2     James Wattana 5     James Wattana 4
  Ian Burns 5     Liam Highfield 5     Jimmy White w/d     Michael Holt 5
  Sean O'Sullivan 2     Ian Burns 2     Liam Highfield w/o     Liam Highfield 2
  Michael Leslie 2     Tony Drago 5     Alan McManus 5     Robert Milkins 2
  Duane Jones 5     Duane Jones 1     Tony Drago 4     Alan McManus 5
  Aditya Mehta 5     Barry Pinches 5     Ben Woollaston 1     Rory McLeod 5
  Lee Spick 2     Aditya Mehta 4     Barry Pinches 5     Barry Pinches 0
  Pankaj Advani 5     Li Yan 1     Liu Chuang 5     Jamie Cope 5
  Justin Astley 1     Pankaj Advani 5     Pankaj Advani 2     Liu Chuang 2
  Luca Brecel 4     Mark Joyce 0     Gerard Greene 5     Marco Fu 5
  Rod Lawler 5     Rod Lawler 5     Rod Lawler 3     Gerard Greene 2
  Martin O'Donnell 5     David Grace 3     David Gilbert 5     Jamie Burnett 5
  Jeff Cundy 2     Martin O'Donnell 5     Martin O'Donnell 0     David Gilbert 3

Century breaksEdit

Qualifying stage centuriesEdit

[14][19]

Televised stage centuriesEdit

[14][20]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Tournament Calendar 2012/2013". Snooker.org. Retrieved 4 June 2012.
  2. ^ "Bingham claims maiden ranking title". Eurosport UK. 24 July 2011.
  3. ^ "Stuart Bingham beats Mark Williams 9-8 to win Australian Open". BBC Sport. Retrieved 13 July 2012.
  4. ^ "Champ Bingham Stunned By Selt". World Snooker. Retrieved 12 July 2012.
  5. ^ "Australian Open 2012: Stuart Bingham loses to Matthew Selt". BBC Sport. Retrieved 13 July 2012.
  6. ^ "Australian Open 2012: Barry Hawkins defeats Peter Ebdon". BBC Sport. Retrieved 15 July 2012.
  7. ^ Lappe, Liam. "Hawkins claims maiden ranking title". Eurosport UK. Archived from the original on 2013-02-09. Retrieved 15 July 2012.
  8. ^ "Prize Money". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 11 June 2012.
  9. ^ "Younger And Mifsud Are Aussie Wild Cards". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 4 June 2012.
  10. ^ a b "Australian Goldfields Open 2012 Draw and Format of Play" (PDF). worldsnooker.com. World Snooker. Retrieved 21 June 2012.
  11. ^ a b "Australian Goldfields Open 2012 results" (PDF). World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original (PDF) on 23 June 2013. Retrieved 23 June 2013.
  12. ^ a b c "Australian Goldfields Open (2012)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 4 June 2012.
  13. ^ a b "Australian Open 2012: schedule and results". BBC Sport. Retrieved 13 July 2012.
  14. ^ a b c d e "2012 Australian Open". Cue Tracker. Retrieved 13 July 2012.
  15. ^ "Final – Match 33 – Barry Hawkins v Peter Ebdon". worldsnookerdata.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 23 June 2013. Retrieved 23 June 2013.
  16. ^ "Australian Goldfields Open 2012 Qualifiers Draw and Format" (PDF). worldsnooker.com. World Snooker. Retrieved 4 June 2012.
  17. ^ "Australian Goldfields Open Qualifiers 2012 Results" (PDF). World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original (PDF) on 23 June 2013. Retrieved 23 June 2013.
  18. ^ "Australian Goldfields Open Qualifiers (2012)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 4 June 2012.
  19. ^ "Australian Goldfields Open 2012 qualifiers centuries". worldsnookerdata.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 2012-06-15. Retrieved 15 June 2012.
  20. ^ "Australian Goldfields Open 2012 centuries". worldsnookerdata.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 2012-07-15. Retrieved 15 July 2012.

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