2009 Jiangsu Classic

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Wuzhou International Group Jiangsu Classic
Tournament information
Dates 4–7 June 2009
Venue Wuxi City Sports Park Stadium
City Wuxi
Country China
Organisation(s) WPBSA
Format Non-ranking event
Winner's share £20,000
Highest break 147
Final
Champion Northern Ireland Mark Allen
Runner-up China Ding Junhui
Score 6–0
2008
2010

The 2009 Wuzhou International Group Jiangsu Classic was a professional non-ranking snooker tournament that took place between 4–7 June 2009 at the Wuxi City Sports Park Stadium in Wuxi, China. The round-robin stage consisted of two groups of six players, ten top 16 players.[1] The tournament was renamed the following year to Wuxi Classic.

Mark Selby made the 69th official maximum break during his last round robin match against Joe Perry. This was Selby's first official 147 break.[2]

Mark Allen won his first professional title by defeating defending champion Ding Junhui 6–0.[3]

Prize fund[edit]

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

  • Winner: £20,000
  • Runner-Up: £9,000
  • Semi-finalist: £8,000
  • 3rd place in Group: £4,000
  • 4th place in Group: £2,000
  • Appearance Fees for professionals: £2,500
  • Highest Break: £1,000

Round robin stage[edit]

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Group 1[edit]

Group 2[edit]

Knock-out stages[edit]

[4]

Semi-finals
Best of 9 frames
Final
Best of 11 frames
           
China Ding Junhui* 5
Hong Kong Marco Fu 1
China Ding Junhui 0
Northern Ireland Mark Allen 6
England Shaun Murphy 2
Northern Ireland Mark Allen** 5

* 76–51, 0–63, (104) 125–0, (124) 128–1, (97)-0, (72)-0
** 4–110 (86), 64–55, 25–66 (61), (74) 83–1, 16–78 (72), 4–124 (88), 47–76

Final[edit]

Final: Best of 11 frames
Wuxi City Sports Park Stadium, Wuxi, China, 7 June 2009.[4]
Ding Junhui
 China
0–6 Mark Allen
 Northern Ireland
0–105 (64), 8–81 (71), 19–102 (74), 41–63, 32–68, 14–67 (58)
37 Highest break 74
0 Century breaks 0
0 50+ breaks 4

Century breaks[edit]

[4]

More[edit]

  1. ^ "Jiangsu Classic Draw". Archived from the original on 2009-07-31. Retrieved 2009-07-29. 
  2. ^ Turner, Chris. "Maximum Breaks". cajt.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk. Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Archived from the original on 10 February 2013. Retrieved 2 April 2010. 
  3. ^ "Allen Soars To Jiangsu". World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 17 April 2010. 
  4. ^ a b c d e "Global Snooker: Results and information". Archived from the original on 2009-07-29. Retrieved 2009-06-07. 
  5. ^ "Selby Joins Maximum Club". World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 17 April 2010.