2014 Wuxi Classic

The 2014 Sports Lottery Cup Wuxi Classic was a professional ranking snooker tournament held between 23 and 29 June 2014 at the Wuxi City Sports Park Stadium in Wuxi, China. It was the first ranking event of the 2014/2015 season.[1]

Sports Lottery Cup Wuxi Classic
Tournament information
Dates23–29 June 2014 (2014-06-23 – 2014-06-29)
VenueWuxi City Sports Park Stadium
CityWuxi
CountryChina
OrganisationWorld Snooker
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£478,000
Winner's share£85,000
Highest break Stephen Maguire (SCO) (145)
Final
Champion Neil Robertson (AUS)
Runner-up Joe Perry (ENG)
Score10–9
2013

Neil Robertson defended his title, which he won in 2013, by defeating Joe Perry 10–9 in the final. This was Robertson's 10th ranking title.[2][3]

Prize fundEdit

The breakdown of prize money for this year is shown below:[4][5]

Wildcard roundEdit

These matches were played in Wuxi on 23 June 2014.[6][7][8]

Match Score
WC1   Andrew Norman (ENG) 3–5   Zhao Xintong (CHN)
WC2   Yu Delu (CHN) 4–5   Yan Bingtao (CHN)
WC3   Scott Donaldson (SCO) 3–5   Chen Zifan (CHN)
WC4   Robbie Williams (ENG) 5–1   Niu Zhuang (CHN)

Main drawEdit

[6][7][8]

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 w/o
  Alexander Ursenbacher w/d
  Neil Robertson 5
  Michael Georgiou 3
  Michael Georgiou 5
  Marcus Campbell 1
  Neil Robertson 5
  Michael Holt 1
  Michael Holt 5
  Rory McLeod 4
  Michael Holt 5
  Sam Baird 2
  Fraser Patrick 3
  Sam Baird 5
  Neil Robertson 5
  Shaun Murphy 4
  Chris Melling 1
  Zhao Xintong 5
  Zhao Xintong 5
  Jack Lisowski 2
  Jack Lisowski 5
  Lu Chenwei 2
  Zhao Xintong 2
  Shaun Murphy 5
  Chris Wakelin 5
  Joe O'Connor 2
  Chris Wakelin 2
  Shaun Murphy 5
  Rod Lawler 1
  Shaun Murphy 5
  Neil Robertson 6
  Barry Hawkins 3
  Marco Fu 5
  Craig Steadman 2
  Marco Fu 5
  Jamie Jones 3
  Jamie Jones 5
  Ken Doherty 2
  Marco Fu 5
  Stuart Bingham 4
  Kurt Maflin 1
  Anthony Hamilton 5
  Anthony Hamilton 4
  Stuart Bingham 5
  Tony Drago 2
  Stuart Bingham 5
  Marco Fu 4
  Barry Hawkins 5
  John Higgins 5
  Anthony McGill 3
  John Higgins 4
  Alan McManus 5
  Gary Wilson 3
  Alan McManus 5
  Alan McManus 2
  Barry Hawkins 5
  Barry Pinches 1
  Yan Bingtao 5
  Yan Bingtao 4
  Barry Hawkins 5
  Lee Page 0
  Barry Hawkins 5
  Neil Robertson 10
  Joe Perry 9
  Oliver Brown 5
  Oliver Lines 1
  Oliver Brown 1
  Martin Gould 5
  Michael Tomlinson 1
  Martin Gould 5
  Martin Gould 5
  Ryan Day 3
  Ryan Day 5
  Matthew Selt 0
  Ryan Day 5
  Mark Williams 2
  Mark Joyce 1
  Mark Williams 5
  Martin Gould 5
  Stephen Maguire 4
  Stephen Maguire 5
  David Gilbert 3
  Stephen Maguire 5
  Michael White 3
  Jamie Cope 3
  Michael White 5
  Stephen Maguire 5
  Judd Trump 0
  Fergal O'Brien 4
  Ben Woollaston 5
  Ben Woollaston 3
  Judd Trump 5
  David Grace 1
  Judd Trump 5
  Martin Gould 4
  Joe Perry 6
  Ricky Walden 5
  Peter Lines 0
  Ricky Walden 3
  Cao Yupeng 5
  Cao Yupeng 5
  Mark King 1
  Cao Yupeng 1
  Robin Hull 5
  Xiao Guodong 3
  Robin Hull 5
  Robin Hull 5
  Graeme Dott 3
  Zhou Yuelong 3
  Graeme Dott 5
  Robin Hull 2
  Joe Perry 5
  Joe Perry 5
  Chen Zifan 0
  Joe Perry 5
  Robert Milkins 0
  David Morris 4
  Robert Milkins 5
  Joe Perry 5
  Liang Wenbo 2
  Liang Wenbo 5
  Jamie Burnett 1
  Liang Wenbo 5
  Mark Selby 3
  Robbie Williams 1
  Mark Selby 5

FinalEdit

Final: Best of 19 frames. Referee: Leo Scullion.
Wuxi City Sports Park Stadium, Wuxi, China, 29 June 2014.[8][9]
Neil Robertson
  Australia
10–9 Joe Perry
  England
Afternoon: 49–61, 9–76, 21–62 (56), 78–6, 70–33, 0–135 (74, 61), 79–1 (72), 21–87, 55–52
Evening: 81–0, 25–72 (68), 72–31, 76–0, 69–44, 18–92 (54), 60–64, 0–93 (93), 87–0 (87), 78–14 (78)
87 Highest break 93
0 Century breaks 0
3 50+ breaks 6

QualifyingEdit

These matches were held between 24 and 28 May 2014 at The Capital Venue in Gloucester, England. All matches were best of 9 frames.[10][11][12]

Century breaksEdit

Qualifying stage centuriesEdit

[13]

Televised stage centuriesEdit

[14]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Tournament Calendar 2014/2015". Snooker.org. Retrieved 23 May 2014.
  2. ^ Hendon, Dave (29 June 2014). "Tearful Robertson denies Perry in Wuxy thriller". Inside Snooker. Retrieved 29 June 2014.
  3. ^ "Robertson Rules In Wuxi Again". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 29 June 2014. Archived from the original on 29 July 2014. Retrieved 29 June 2014.
  4. ^ "Indicative Prize Money Rankings Schedule 2014/2015 Season" (PDF). worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 12 May 2014. Archived from the original (PDF) on 15 May 2014. Retrieved 15 May 2014.
  5. ^ Kalb, Rolf (16 June 2014). "Wuxi Classic – Turnier-Infos" (in German). Eurosport Deutschland. Archived from the original on 30 June 2014. Retrieved 30 June 2014.
  6. ^ a b "2014 Wuxi Classic Draw & Results" (PDF). World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived (PDF) from the original on 29 June 2014. Retrieved 29 June 2014.
  7. ^ a b "2014 World Snooker Wuxi Classic Provisional Format of Play" (PDF). worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived (PDF) from the original on 27 June 2014. Retrieved 3 June 2014.
  8. ^ a b c "Sports Lottery Cup Wuxi Classic (2014)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 23 May 2014.
  9. ^ "Final – Match 67 – Neil Robertson v Joe Perry". worldsnookerdata.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 29 June 2014. Retrieved 29 June 2014.
  10. ^ "Wuxi Classic 2014 Qualifiers Draw & Results" (PDF). World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 30 May 2014. Archived (PDF) from the original on 1 June 2014. Retrieved 1 July 2014.
  11. ^ "Wuxi Classic 2014 Qualifiers Format" (PDF). worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived (PDF) from the original on 27 June 2014. Retrieved 23 May 2014.
  12. ^ "Wuxi Classic Qualifiers (2014)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 23 May 2013.
  13. ^ "Wuxi Classic qualifiers: century breaks". worldsnookerdata.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 28 May 2014. Retrieved 28 May 2014.
  14. ^ "Wuxi Classic: century breaks". worldsnookerdata.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 29 June 2014. Retrieved 29 June 2014.

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