European Tour 2014/2015 – Event 4

The European Tour 2014/2015 – Event 4 (also known as the 2014 Kreativ Dental Ruhr Open) was a professional minor-ranking snooker tournament that took place between 19–23 November 2014 at the RWE-Sporthalle in Mülheim, Germany.[1]

European Tour 2014/2015
Event 4
Ruhr Open 2014 Logo.png
Tournament information
Dates19–23 November 2014
VenueRWE-Sporthalle
CityMülheim
CountryGermany
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatMinor-ranking event
Total prize fund126,265
Winner's share€25,000
Highest breakEngland Shaun Murphy (147)
Final
ChampionEngland Shaun Murphy
Runner-upEngland Robert Milkins
Score4–0
AT2
ET5

Mark Allen was the defending champion,[2] but he lost 0–4 against Stuart Carrington in the last 32.[3]

Shaun Murphy won his fourth professional title of the calendar year by defeating Robert Milkins 4–0 in the final.[4][5] During the final Murphy made the 108th official maximum break, becoming the first player to make three maximums in a calendar year.[6]

Prize fundEdit

The breakdown of prize money of the event is shown below:[7]

Prize fund
Winner 25,000
Runner-up €12,000
Semi-finalist €6,000
Quarter-finalist €4,000
Last 16 €2,300
Last 32 €1,200
Last 64 €700
Maximum break[6] €1,265
Total €126,265

Main drawEdit

[8][9][10]

Preliminary roundsEdit

Round 1Edit

Best of 7 frames

Round 2Edit

Best of 7 frames

Main roundsEdit

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit
Last 128
Best of 7 frames
Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
  Mark Allen 4  
  Hammad Miah 3       Mark Allen 4  
  Mark Joyce 4       Mark Joyce 2  
  Eden Sharav 3         Mark Allen 0  
  Anthony Hamilton 4         Stuart Carrington 4  
  Zak Surety 2       Anthony Hamilton 3  
  James Cahill 2       Stuart Carrington 4  
  Stuart Carrington 4         Stuart Carrington 3
  Robbie Williams 4         Rod Lawler 4
  Zack Richardson 3       Robbie Williams 3  
  Gary Wilson 2       Lee Page 4  
  Lee Page 4         Lee Page 1  
  Elliot Slessor 4         Rod Lawler 4  
  Joshua Baddeley 1       Elliot Slessor 0      
  Rod Lawler 4       Rod Lawler 4      
  Matthew Day 2  
Section 2Edit
Last 128
Best of 7 frames
Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
  Robert Milkins 4  
  Cao Xinlong 1       Robert Milkins 4  
  Ben Woollaston 4       Ben Woollaston 2  
  Ross Muir 2         Robert Milkins 4  
  Jack Lisowski 3         Peter Lines 3  
  Peter Lines 4       Peter Lines 4  
  Jamie Jones 4       Jamie Jones 2  
  Alexander Ursenbacher 0         Robert Milkins 4
  Aditya Mehta 4         Andrew Higginson 2
  Kishan Hirani 2       Aditya Mehta 3  
  Dominic Dale 4       Dominic Dale 4  
  Paul Davison 2         Dominic Dale 1  
  Andrew Higginson 4         Andrew Higginson 4  
  Richard Beckham 0       Andrew Higginson 4      
  Anthony McGill 0       Zhang Anda 1      
  Zhang Anda 4  
Section 3Edit
Last 128
Best of 7 frames
Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
  Barry Hawkins 1  
  Craig Steadman 4       Craig Steadman 4  
  Andrew Pagett 2       David Grace 1  
  David Grace 4         Craig Steadman 2  
  Jak Jones 4         Neil Robertson 4  
  Lyu Haotian 2       Jak Jones 0  
  Neil Robertson 4       Neil Robertson 4  
  Noppon Saengkham 2         Neil Robertson 4
  Liang Wenbo 4         Liang Wenbo 3
  Alfie Burden 1       Liang Wenbo 4  
  Oliver Lines 4       Oliver Lines 1  
  Brandon Sargeant 2         Liang Wenbo 4  
  Ryan Day 4         Jimmy Robertson 3  
  Michael Leslie 1       Ryan Day 3      
  Jimmy Robertson 4       Jimmy Robertson 4      
  Daniel Wells 1  
Section 4Edit
Last 128
Best of 7 frames
Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
  Luca Brecel 4  
  Sydney Wilson 0       Luca Brecel 4  
  Kurt Maflin 0       Cao Yupeng 2  
  Cao Yupeng 4         Luca Brecel 3  
  Stuart Bingham 4         Stuart Bingham 4  
  Joel Walker 3       Stuart Bingham 4  
  Graeme Dott 3       Ken Doherty 0  
  Ken Doherty 4         Stuart Bingham 1
  Stephen Maguire 4         Stephen Maguire 4
  Mitchell Mann 2       Stephen Maguire 4  
  Liam Highfield 4       Liam Highfield 3  
  Alex Davies 0         Stephen Maguire 4  
  Chris Melling 4         Chris Melling 2  
  Ahmed Saif 0       Chris Melling 4      
  Peter Ebdon 4       Peter Ebdon 2      
  Michael Williams 0  

Bottom halfEdit

Section 5Edit
Last 128
Best of 7 frames
Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
  Judd Trump 4  
  Rory McLeod 0       Judd Trump 4  
  Sam Baird 4       Sam Baird 2  
  Yu Delu 0         Judd Trump 4  
  Kyren Wilson 4         Matthew Selt 2  
  Ben Jones 0       Kyren Wilson 0  
  Matthew Selt 4       Matthew Selt 4  
  Alex Borg 2         Judd Trump 4
  Fraser Patrick 4         Marco Fu 3
  Jeff Cundy 2       Fraser Patrick 4  
  Scott Donaldson 4       Scott Donaldson 2  
  Li Hang 1         Fraser Patrick 3  
  John Higgins 4         Marco Fu 4  
  Vinnie Calabrese 2       John Higgins 0      
  Marco Fu w/o       Marco Fu 4      
  Barry Pinches w/d  
Section 6Edit
Last 128
Best of 7 frames
Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
  Michael Wasley 4  
  Ashley Carty 3       Michael Wasley 4  
  Joe Perry 4       Joe Perry 1  
  Ratchayothin Yotharuck 3         Michael Wasley 0  
  Allan Taylor 1         Fergal O'Brien 4  
  Adam Duffy 4       Adam Duffy 1  
  Fergal O'Brien 4       Fergal O'Brien 4  
  Luke Garland 1         Fergal O'Brien 2
  Chris Wakelin 4         Chris Wakelin 4
  Matthew Glasby 3       Chris Wakelin 4  
  Matthew Stevens 4       Matthew Stevens 1  
  David Morris 1         Chris Wakelin 4  
  Thepchaiya Un-Nooh 4         Thepchaiya Un-Nooh 3  
  John Astley 1       Thepchaiya Un-Nooh 4      
  Michael White w/o       Michael White 0      
  Rouzi Maimaiti n/s  
Section 7Edit
Last 128
Best of 7 frames
Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
  Mark Davis 4  
  Ian Burns 1       Mark Davis 4  
  Nigel Bond 4       Nigel Bond 1  
  Marc Davis 1         Mark Davis 3  
  Mark Williams 4         Mark Williams 4  
  Tom Ford 3       Mark Williams 4  
  Gerard Greene 2       Kacper Filipiak 1  
  Kacper Filipiak 4         Mark Williams 4
  Jimmy White 1         Mark King 3
  Zhou Yuelong 4       Zhou Yuelong 4  
  Ian Glover 4       Ian Glover 0  
  Ross Higgins 2         Zhou Yuelong 1  
  Tony Drago 1         Mark King 4  
  Michael Georgiou 4       Michael Georgiou 3      
  Mark King 4       Mark King 4      
  Chris Norbury 2  
Section 8Edit
Last 128
Best of 7 frames
Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
  Dechawat Poomjaeng 4  
  Steven Hallworth 3       Dechawat Poomjaeng 1  
  Jamie Cope 4       Jamie Cope 4  
  Phuntsok Jaegers 1         Jamie Cope 1  
  Joe Swail 4         Joe Swail 4  
  Adam Bobat 0       Joe Swail 4  
  Mike Dunn 4       Mike Dunn 3  
  Jack Bradford 0         Joe Swail 3
  Tian Pengfei 4         Shaun Murphy 4
  Richard Jones 0       Tian Pengfei 3  
  David Gilbert 4       David Gilbert 4  
  Lu Chenwei 1         David Gilbert 1  
  Michael Holt 4         Shaun Murphy 4  
  Andreas Ploner 1       Michael Holt 2      
  Shaun Murphy 4       Shaun Murphy 4      
  Lu Ning 2  

FinalsEdit

Quarter-finals
Best of 7 frames
Semi-finals
Best of 7 frames
Final
Best of 7 frames
  Rod Lawler 3  
  Robert Milkins 4       Robert Milkins 4  
  Neil Robertson 2       Stephen Maguire 1  
  Stephen Maguire 4         Robert Milkins 0
  Judd Trump 4         Shaun Murphy 4
  Chris Wakelin 1       Judd Trump 3
  Mark Williams 2       Shaun Murphy 4    
  Shaun Murphy 4  

Century breaksEdit

[11][12]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Tournament Calendar 2014/2015". Snooker.org. Retrieved 22 October 2014.
  2. ^ "Mark Allen collects Ruhr Open title in Germany". BBC Sport. 7 October 2013. Retrieved 22 October 2014.
  3. ^ Kalb, Rolf (21 November 2014). "Snooker – Ruhr Open: Robertson am Sontag dabei" (in German). Eurosport Deutschland. Retrieved 22 November 2014.
  4. ^ Hendon, Dave (23 November 2014). "Murphy's law rules in Mulheim". Inside Snooker. Retrieved 23 November 2014.
  5. ^ "Murphy makes 147 on way to Ruhr title". ESPN. 23 November 2014. Retrieved 23 November 2014.
  6. ^ a b "Murphy Wins In Mulheim – And Makes 147". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 23 November 2014. Retrieved 23 November 2014.
  7. ^ "European Tour 2014/2015 Entry pack for Kreativ Dental Ruhr Open 2014 – Mülheim, Germany (ET4)" (PDF). worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 25 September 2014. Archived from the original (PDF) on 22 October 2014. Retrieved 22 October 2014.
  8. ^ "Ruhr Open 2014 (ET4) draw & results" (PDF). World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 23 November 2014. Archived from the original (PDF) on 23 November 2014. Retrieved 23 November 2014.
  9. ^ "European Tour 4 – Kreativ Dental Ruhr Open 2014 Format" (PDF). worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original (PDF) on 23 November 2014. Retrieved 22 October 2014.
  10. ^ "European Tour Event Four (2014)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 22 October 2014.
  11. ^ "Ruhr Open (ET4): century breaks". worldsnookerdata.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 23 November 2014. Retrieved 25 October 2014.
  12. ^ "2014 European Tour – Event 4 – Tournament Ranking". CueTracker – Snooker Database. Retrieved 22 November 2014.

External linksEdit