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The 2014 China Open was a professional ranking snooker tournament, that took place between 31 March and 6 April 2014 at the Beijing University Students' Gymnasium in Beijing, China. It was the eleventh ranking event of the 2013/2014 season.[1]

China Open
Tournament information
Dates31 March–6 April 2014
VenueBeijing University Students' Gymnasium
CityBeijing
CountryChina
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£478,000
Winner's share£85,000
Highest breakChina Zhao Xintong (142)
Final
ChampionChina Ding Junhui
Runner-upAustralia Neil Robertson
Score10–5
2013
2015

Ding Junhui won his 11th ranking title by defeating defending champion Neil Robertson 10–5 in the final, and became the sixth on the list of players with the most ranking titles behind Stephen Hendry (36 titles), Steve Davis (28), Ronnie O'Sullivan (26), John Higgins (25) and Mark Williams (18).[2] Ding also equalled Hendry's record from 1990/1991 to win five ranking titles in a single season.[3]

Prize fundEdit

The total prize money of the event was raised to £478,000 from the previous year's £425,000. The breakdown of prize money for this year is shown below:[4]

Wildcard roundEdit

These matches were played in Beijing on 31 March 2014.[5][6][7][8][9]

Match Score
WC1   Yu Delu 5–2   Chen Zifan
WC2   Luca Brecel 5–2   Yuan Sijun
WC3   John Astley 5–2   Yan Bingtao
WC4   Sam Baird 2–5   Zhao Xintong

Main drawEdit

[6][7][8][9]

Last 64
Best of 9 frames
Last 32
Best of 9 frames
Last 16
Best of 9 frames
Quarter-finals
Best of 9 frames
Semi-finals
Best of 11 frames
Final
Best of 19 frames
                  
  Neil Robertson 5
  Anthony Hamilton 4
  Neil Robertson 5
  Mark Williams 4
  Anthony McGill 3
  Mark Williams 5
  Neil Robertson 5
  Yu Delu 4
  James Wattana 5
  Mark Joyce 0
  James Wattana 1
  Yu Delu 5
  Yu Delu 5
  Duane Jones 3
  Neil Robertson 5
  Graeme Dott 3
  Mark Allen w/d
  Luca Brecel w/o
  Luca Brecel 5
  Dominic Dale 1
  Jack Lisowski 3
  Dominic Dale 5
  Luca Brecel 2
  Graeme Dott 5
  Graeme Dott 5
  Rory McLeod 4
  Graeme Dott 5
  Dave Harold 4
  Dave Harold w/o
  Stephen Maguire w/d
  Neil Robertson 6
  Ali Carter 2
  Shaun Murphy 5
  Jamie Cope 1
  Shaun Murphy 5
  Dechawat Poomjaeng 0
  Dechawat Poomjaeng 5
  David Grace 3
  Shaun Murphy 3
  Ricky Walden 5
  Xiao Guodong 5
  Hammad Miah 2
  Xiao Guodong 3
  Ricky Walden 5
  Pankaj Advani 1
  Ricky Walden 5
  Ricky Walden 3
  Ali Carter 5
  Ali Carter 5
  Jamie Jones 0
  Ali Carter 5
  Matthew Selt 2
  Matthew Selt 5
  Ryan Day 2
  Ali Carter 5
  Peter Ebdon 3
  Peter Ebdon 5
  Jimmy Robertson 3
  Peter Ebdon 5
  Judd Trump 4
  Kurt Maflin 1
  Judd Trump 5
  Neil Robertson 5
  Ding Junhui 10
  Ding Junhui 5
  John Astley 1
  Ding Junhui 5
  Thepchaiya Un-Nooh 3
  Ken Doherty 0
  Thepchaiya Un-Nooh 5
  Ding Junhui 5
  John Higgins 2
  Michael White 5
  Zhao Xintong 2
  Michael White 1
  John Higgins 5
  Michael Wasley 2
  John Higgins 5
  Ding Junhui 5
  Mark King 2
  Marco Fu 5
  Li Hang 3
  Marco Fu 3
  Mark King 5
  Aditya Mehta 4
  Mark King 5
  Mark King 5
  Jamie O'Neill 3
  Kyren Wilson 3
  Jamie O'Neill 5
  Jamie O'Neill 5
  Fergal O'Brien 2
  Fergal O'Brien w/o
  Barry Hawkins w/d
  Ding Junhui 6
  Mike Dunn 0
  Stuart Bingham w/d
  Martin O'Donnell w/o
  Martin O'Donnell 4
  Craig Steadman 5
  Craig Steadman 5
  Michael Holt 1
  Craig Steadman 3
  Mike Dunn 5
  Mike Dunn 5
  Peter Lines 4
  Mike Dunn 5
  Tian Pengfei 3
  Tian Pengfei 5
  Gary Wilson 2
  Mike Dunn 5
  Mark Selby 3
  David Morris 2
  Jimmy White 5
  Jimmy White 5
  Alfie Burden 3
  Alfie Burden w/o
  Tony Drago w/d
  Jimmy White 1
  Mark Selby 5
  Barry Pinches 2
  Nigel Bond 5
  Nigel Bond 1
  Mark Selby 5
  Stuart Carrington 3
  Mark Selby 5

FinalEdit

Final: Best of 19 frames. Referee:   Terry Camilleri.
Beijing University Students' Gymnasium, Beijing, China, 6 April 2014.[9][10]
Neil Robertson
  Australia
5–10 Ding Junhui
  China
Afternoon: 0–98 (87), 0–63 (61), 58–67, 74–21, 0–123 (119), 6–110 (59), 20–71, 102–1 (102), 57–71
Evening: 63–13 (57), 5–125 (104), 64–49, 0–87 (67), 74–9 (57), 13–98 (66)
102 Highest break 119
1 Century breaks 2
3 50+ breaks 7

QualifyingEdit

These matches were held between 16 and 18 February 2014 at The Capital Venue in Gloucester, England. All matches were best of 9 frames.[11][12][13]

Century breaksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Tournament Calendar 2013/2014". Snooker.org. Retrieved 12 November 2013.
  2. ^ "Ding Matches Hendry's Record". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 6 April 2014.
  3. ^ "Ding Junhui wins China Open to equal Stephen Hendry record". BBC Sport. Retrieved 6 April 2014.
  4. ^ "Prize Money Breakdowns 2013/14". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 1 May 2013. Archived from the original on 12 October 2013. Retrieved 19 August 2013.
  5. ^ "Letter to Tour Players from Barry Hearn" (PDF). worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 8 April 2013. Archived from the original (PDF) on 9 April 2013. Retrieved 14 February 2014.
  6. ^ a b "China Open 2014 draw & results" (PDF). World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 7 April 2014. Archived (PDF) from the original on 7 April 2014. Retrieved 7 April 2014.
  7. ^ a b "China Open 2014 Provisional Format of Play" (PDF). worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived (PDF) from the original on 28 March 2014. Retrieved 1 March 2014.
  8. ^ a b "China Open 2014: Results". BBC Sport. Retrieved 6 April 2014.
  9. ^ a b c "China Open (2014)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 14 February 2014.
  10. ^ "Final – Match 67 – Neil Robertson v Ding Junhui". worldsnookerdata.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 6 April 2014. Retrieved 6 April 2014.
  11. ^ "China Open 2014 Qualifiers Draw" (PDF). World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 19 February 2014. Archived (PDF) from the original on 7 March 2014. Retrieved 7 March 2014.
  12. ^ "China Open 2014 Qualifiers Format" (PDF). worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived (PDF) from the original on 7 March 2014. Retrieved 14 February 2014.
  13. ^ "China Open Qualifiers (2014)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 14 February 2014.
  14. ^ "China Open qualifiers: century breaks". worldsnookerdata.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 18 February 2014. Retrieved 18 February 2014.
  15. ^ "China Open: century breaks". worldsnookerdata.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 6 April 2014. Retrieved 6 April 2014.

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