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The 2014 Sports Lottery Cup Wuxi Classic was a professional ranking snooker tournament held between 23–29 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
VenueWuxi City Sports Park Stadium
CityWuxi
CountryChina
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£478,000
Winner's share£85,000
Highest breakScotland Stephen Maguire (145)
Final
ChampionAustralia Neil Robertson
Runner-upEngland Joe Perry
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]

Contents

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 3–5   Zhao Xintong
WC2   Yu Delu 4–5   Yan Bingtao
WC3   Scott Donaldson 3–5   Chen Zifan
WC4   Robbie Williams 5–1   Niu Zhuang

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
2 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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