2009 UK Championship (snooker)

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Pukka Pies UK Championship
2009 UK Championship logo.jpg
Tournament information
Dates 5–13 December 2009
Venue Telford International Centre
City Telford
Country England
Organisation(s) WPBSA
Format Ranking event
Total prize fund £625,000
Winner's share £100,000
Highest break 141 (x2)
Final
Champion China Ding Junhui
Runner-up Scotland John Higgins
Score 10–8
2008
2010

The 2009 Pukka Pies UK Championship was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place between 5–13 December 2009 at the Telford International Centre in Telford, England.

This was the first time that the UK Championship was sponsored by Pukka Pies,[1] and thus the winning player also received his weight in the sponsor's product.[2] Ding Junhui won in the final 10–8 against John Higgins.[3]

Prize fund[edit]

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

Main draw[edit]

Last 32
Best of 17 frames
Last 16
Best of 17 frames
Quarter-finals
Best of 17 frames
Semi-finals
Best of 17 frames
Final
Best of 19 frames
                             
1 England Shaun Murphy 9
Northern Ireland Gerard Greene 5
1 England Shaun Murphy 3
13 China Ding Junhui 9
13 China Ding Junhui 9
England Mike Dunn 5
13 China Ding Junhui 9
5 England Ali Carter 8
11 Northern Ireland Mark Allen 8
England Stephen Lee 9
England Stephen Lee 5
5 England Ali Carter 9
5 England Ali Carter 9
England Rory McLeod 7
13 China Ding Junhui 9
4 Scotland Stephen Maguire 5
8 Hong Kong Marco Fu 3
England Peter Lines 9
England Peter Lines 9
15 Wales Mark Williams 8
15 Wales Mark Williams 9*
Scotland Graeme Dott 2
England Peter Lines 5
4 Scotland Stephen Maguire 9
12 England Joe Perry 4
England Stuart Bingham 9
England Stuart Bingham 3
4 Scotland Stephen Maguire 9
4 Scotland Stephen Maguire 9
England Michael Holt 6
13 China Ding Junhui 10
2 Scotland John Higgins 8
3 England Ronnie O'Sullivan 9
Wales Matthew Stevens 3
3 England Ronnie O'Sullivan 9
14 England Peter Ebdon 3
14 England Peter Ebdon 9
England Judd Trump 4
3 England Ronnie O'Sullivan 9
7 England Mark Selby 3
10 Scotland Stephen Hendry 9
England Steve Davis 6
10 Scotland Stephen Hendry 5
7 England Mark Selby 9
7 England Mark Selby 9
England Jamie Cope 8
3 England Ronnie O'Sullivan 8
2 Scotland John Higgins 9
6 Wales Ryan Day 3
China Liang Wenbo 9
China Liang Wenbo 9
16 England Mark King 2
16 England Mark King 9
England Anthony Hamilton 2
China Liang Wenbo 2
2 Scotland John Higgins 9
9 Australia Neil Robertson 9
England Tom Ford 3
9 Australia Neil Robertson 8
2 Scotland John Higgins 9
2 Scotland John Higgins 9
England Ricky Walden 7

* Dott withdrew due to illness.

[5][6]

Final[edit]

Final: Best of 19 frames. Referee: Eirian Williams.
Telford International Centre, Telford, England, 13 December 2009.
Ding Junhui (13)
 China
10–8 John Higgins (2)
 Scotland
Afternoon: 93–11 (81), 43–75 (67), 101–27 (69), 32–77, 78–4 (63), 51–62, 65–49, 0–96 (80)
Evening: 58–22, 21–67, 78–12 (50), 12–99 (91), 5–68, 75–5 (74), 64–58, 62–49, 18–115 (115), 84–36 (75)
81 Highest break 115
0 Century breaks 1
6 50+ breaks 5

Qualifying[edit]

These matches were held between 23 and 30 November 2009 at the Pontin's Centre, Prestatyn, Wales.[7][8]

  Round 1
Best of 17 frames
  Round 2
Best of 17 frames
  Round 3
Best of 17 frames
  Round 4
Best of 17 frames
                               
England  Chris Norbury 3   England  Rod Lawler 7   Scotland  Alan McManus 6   Northern Ireland  Gerard Greene 9
Thailand  Thepchaiya Un-Nooh 9   Thailand  Thepchaiya Un-Nooh 9   Thailand  Thepchaiya Un-Nooh 9   Thailand  Thepchaiya Un-Nooh 5
England  Lee Spick 5   England  Andy Hicks 9   England  Mike Dunn 9   Northern Ireland  Joe Swail 2
Northern Ireland  Jordan Brown 9   Northern Ireland  Jordan Brown 4   England  Andy Hicks 6   England  Mike Dunn 9
England  Lee Page 4   England  Robert Milkins 9   England  Martin Gould 5   England  Stephen Lee 9
Thailand  James Wattana 9   Thailand  James Wattana 5   England  Robert Milkins 9   England  Robert Milkins 7
England  Matthew Selt 9   England  David Roe 4   England  Rory McLeod 9   Republic of Ireland  Fergal O'Brien 7
England  David Gray 7   England  Matthew Selt 9   England  Matthew Selt 3   England  Rory McLeod 9
China  Xiao Guodong 9   England  Peter Lines 9   England  Ian McCulloch 6   England  Nigel Bond 6
China  Zhang Anda 5   China  Xiao Guodong 8   England  Peter Lines 9   England  Peter Lines 9
England  Craig Steadman 9   England  Barry Pinches 7   Scotland  Marcus Campbell 8   Scotland  Graeme Dott 9
England  Andrew Norman 5   England  Craig Steadman 9   England  Craig Steadman 9   England  Craig Steadman 5
England  Ben Woollaston 9   England  Jimmy White w/d   England  Jimmy Michie 9   England  Stuart Bingham 9
Wales  Ian Preece 4   England  Ben Woollaston w/o   England  Ben Woollaston 7   England  Jimmy Michie 2
Northern Ireland  Patrick Wallace 9   England  John Parrott 9   Wales  Dominic Dale 9   England  Michael Holt 9
Scotland  Mark Boyle 0   Northern Ireland  Patrick Wallace 8   England  John Parrott 6   Wales  Dominic Dale 4
Thailand  Atthasit Mahitthi 9   China  Liu Song 4   England  Adrian Gunnell 9   Wales  Matthew Stevens 9
China  Mei Xiwen 3   Thailand  Atthasit Mahitthi 9   Thailand  Atthasit Mahitthi 3   England  Adrian Gunnell 1
China  Li Hang 7   England  David Gilbert 5   England  Mark Davis 9   England  Judd Trump 9
Malta  Tony Drago 9   Malta  Tony Drago 9   Malta  Tony Drago 7   England  Mark Davis 7
Belgium  Bjorn Haneveer 4   Republic of Ireland  Joe Delaney 9   Republic of Ireland  Michael Judge 9   England  Steve Davis 9
England  Sam Baird 9   England  Sam Baird 8   Republic of Ireland  Joe Delaney 5   Republic of Ireland  Michael Judge 7
England  Matthew Couch 9   England  Mark Joyce 9   Republic of Ireland  Ken Doherty 9   England  Jamie Cope 9
Republic of Ireland  Brendan O'Donoghue 7   England  Matthew Couch 4   England  Mark Joyce 6   Republic of Ireland  Ken Doherty 6
Wales  Daniel Wells 8   China  Jin Long 6   Scotland  Jamie Burnett 8   China  Liang Wenbo 9
Wales  Michael White 9   Wales  Michael White 9   Wales  Michael White 9   Wales  Michael White 4
England  Stephen Rowlings 8   Wales  Paul Davies 6   England  Anthony Hamilton 9   England  Dave Harold 5
England  Jimmy Robertson 9   England  Jimmy Robertson 9   England  Jimmy Robertson 4   England  Anthony Hamilton 9
Thailand  Noppadol Sangnil 8   England  Tom Ford 9   England  Stuart Pettman 5   England  Barry Hawkins 5
Republic of Ireland  David Hogan 9   Republic of Ireland  David Hogan 7   England  Tom Ford 9   England  Tom Ford 9
England  Simon Bedford 9   Republic of Ireland  David Morris 3   England  Andrew Higginson 9   England  Ricky Walden 9
England  Joe Jogia 0   England  Simon Bedford 9   England  Simon Bedford 6   England  Andrew Higginson 6

Century breaks[edit]

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Qualifying stage centuries[edit]

Televised stage centuries[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pukka Partnership for UK Championship". Global Snooker. Retrieved 17 April 2010. 
  2. ^ "Now that's Pukka ... New UK Snooker champion will win his weight in pies". London: Daily Mail. 11 December 2009. Retrieved 17 April 2010. 
  3. ^ "Ding Junhui beats John Higgins in UK Championship final". BBC Sport. 14 December 2009. Archived from the original on 15 April 2010. Retrieved 17 April 2010. 
  4. ^ "Prize Money". Global Snooker. Archived from the original on 19 April 2010. Retrieved 17 April 2010. 
  5. ^ "Main Event (Results)". Global Snooker. Archived from the original on 8 April 2010. Retrieved 17 April 2010. 
  6. ^ "Main Event (Draw)". World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 16 April 2010. Retrieved 17 April 2010. 
  7. ^ "Qualifying (Results)". Global Snooker. Retrieved 17 April 2010. 
  8. ^ "Qualifying (Draw)". World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 17 April 2010. 
  9. ^ "Century Break List". Global Snooker. Archived from the original on 30 March 2010. Retrieved 17 April 2010.