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The 2014 Australian Goldfields Open was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place between 30 June–6 July 2014 at the Bendigo Stadium in Bendigo, Australia. It was the second ranking event of the 2014/2015 season.[1]

Australian Goldfields Open
Tournament information
Dates30 June–6 July 2014
VenueBendigo Stadium
CityBendigo
CountryAustralia
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund$500,000
Winner's share$75,000
Highest breakAustralia Neil Robertson (140)
Final
ChampionEngland Judd Trump
Runner-upAustralia Neil Robertson
Score9–5
2013
2015

Marco Fu was the defending champion,[2] but he decided not to compete this year.

Judd Trump won his fourth ranking title by defeating Neil Robertson 9–5 in the final.[3][4]

Contents

Prize fundEdit

The breakdown of prize money for this year is shown below:[5][6]

Wildcard roundEdit

These matches were played in Bendigo on 30 June 2014.[7][8][9]

Match Score
WC1   Andrew Higginson 5–0   Matthew Bolton
WC2   Dominic Dale 5–0   Johl Younger

Main drawEdit

FinalEdit

Final: Best of 17 frames. Referee: Brendan Moore.
Bendigo Stadium, Bendigo, Australia, 6 July 2014.[9][10]
Neil Robertson (1)
  Australia
5–9 Judd Trump (3)
  England
Afternoon: 87–48, 23–77, 73–4, 0–69 (50), 45–90 (71), 74–55 (Robertson 52), 25–63 (55), 0–118 (114)
Evening: 43–65, 8–96, 28–101 (101), 64–6, 109–8 (109), 40–65 (51)
109 Highest break 114
1 Century breaks 2
2 50+ breaks 6

QualifyingEdit

These matches were held between 30 May and 3 June 2014 at The Capital Venue in Gloucester, England.[11][12][13]

  Round 1
Best of 9 frames
Round 2
Best of 9 frames
Round 3
Best of 9 frames
Round 4
Best of 9 frames
                                     
  Sanderson Lam 5     Aditya Mehta 5
  Joe Roberts 3     Sanderson Lam 0       Aditya Mehta 5       Andrew Higginson 5
  Liu Chuang 4     Cao Yupeng 5     Cao Yupeng 2       Aditya Mehta 4
  George Pragnall 5     George Pragnall 1
  David Grace 1     Jamie Jones 5
  Nico Elton 5     Nico Elton 2       Jamie Jones 5       Mark King 1
  Michael Wasley 1     John Astley 5     John Astley 3       Jamie Jones 5
  Craig Steadman 5     Craig Steadman 2
  Zak Surety 4     Jimmy Robertson 5
  Steven Hallworth 5     Steven Hallworth 2       Jimmy Robertson 5       Liang Wenbo 5
  Ryan Clark 1     Gerard Greene 4     Lu Ning 4       Jimmy Robertson 2
  Lu Ning 5     Lu Ning 5
  Alex Borg 3     Gary Wilson 5
  Shane Castle 5     Shane Castle 3       Gary Wilson 3       Tom Ford 5
  Andrew Norman 3     Dave Harold 1     Oliver Brown 5       Oliver Brown 1
  Oliver Brown 5     Oliver Brown 5
  Scott Donaldson 5     Jimmy White 4
  Saqib Nasir 0     Scott Donaldson 5       Scott Donaldson 5       Kurt Maflin 2
  Lee Page 3     Robbie Williams 5     Robbie Williams 0       Scott Donaldson 5
  Michael Tomlinson 5     Michael Tomlinson 4
  Elliot Slessor 5     Peter Lines 1
  Sydney Wilson 2     Elliot Slessor 5       Elliot Slessor 2       Mark Joyce 5
  Ian Burns 5     Jamie Burnett 2     Ian Burns 5       Ian Burns 4
  Alex Pagulayan 1     Ian Burns 5
  Cao Xinlong 2     Li Hang 5
  Adam Duffy 5     Adam Duffy 4       Li Hang 3       Dominic Dale 5
  Alexander Ursenbacher 5     Lyu Haotian 5     Lyu Haotian 5       Lyu Haotian 0
  Martin O'Donnell 4     Alexander Ursenbacher 2
  Oliver Lines 5     Jack Lisowski 5
  Paul Davison 3     Oliver Lines 3       Jack Lisowski 5       David Gilbert 2
  James Cahill 5     Robin Hull 3     James Cahill 2       Jack Lisowski 5
  Wang Zepeng 1     James Cahill 5
  Lee Walker 5     Rory McLeod 5
  John Sutton 3     Lee Walker 4       Rory McLeod 5       Ken Doherty 1
  Andrew Pagett 5     Noppon Saengkham w/d     Andrew Pagett 1       Rory McLeod 5
  Matthew Day 2     Andrew Pagett w/o
  Ratchayothin Yotharuck w/d     Joe Swail 5
  Adam Bobat w/o     Adam Bobat 2       Joe Swail 5       Alan McManus 5
  Vinnie Calabrese 4     Alfie Burden 5     Alfie Burden 4       Joe Swail 4
  William Lemons 5     William Lemons 1
  Fraser Patrick 0     Mike Dunn 5
  Zhou Yuelong 5     Zhou Yuelong 2       Mike Dunn 5       Martin Gould 5
  Lu Chenwei 3     Kyren Wilson 0     Ashley Carty 4       Mike Dunn 3
  Ashley Carty 5     Ashley Carty 5
  Hammad Miah 4     David Morris w/d
  Michael Leslie 5     Michael Leslie w/o       Michael Leslie 5       Marcus Campbell 5
  Sam Baird 5     Dechawat Poomjaeng w/d     Sam Baird 3       Michael Leslie 4
  Craig Barber 1     Sam Baird w/o
  Joel Walker 5     Anthony McGill 5
  Brandon Sargeant 2     Joel Walker 3       Anthony McGill 4       Fergal O'Brien 5
  Ross Muir 5     Stuart Carrington 5     Stuart Carrington 5       Stuart Carrington 2
  Chris Melling 3     Ross Muir 3
  Jak Jones 5     Nigel Bond 5
  Joe O'Connor 4     Jak Jones 1       Nigel Bond 3       Rod Lawler 3
  Ian Glover 3     Luca Brecel 5     Luca Brecel 5       Luca Brecel 5
  Daniel Wells 5     Daniel Wells 2
  Chris Norbury 1     Yu Delu 1
  Liam Highfield 5     Liam Highfield 5       Liam Highfield 5       Ben Woollaston 2
  Chris Wakelin 3     Thepchaiya Un-Nooh w/d     Darryl Hill 1       Liam Highfield 5
  Darryl Hill 5     Darryl Hill w/o
  Barry Pinches 5     Alex Davies 4
  Sean O'Sullivan 4     Barry Pinches 5       Barry Pinches 5       Peter Ebdon 5
  Allan Taylor 5     Matthew Selt 3     Allan Taylor 1       Barry Pinches 3
  Michael Georgiou 4     Allan Taylor 5

Century breaksEdit

ReferencesEdit

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  2. ^ "Robertson loses Aussie Open snooker final". Brisbane Times. Retrieved 14 July 2013.
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