1994 Masters (snooker)

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Benson & Hedges Masters
Tournament information
Dates 6–13 February 1994
Venue Wembley Conference Centre
City London
Country England
Organisation(s) WPBSA
Format Non-ranking event
Highest break Scotland Alan McManus (132)
Final
Champion Scotland Alan McManus
Runner-up Scotland Stephen Hendry
Score 9–8
1993
1995

The 1994 Benson & Hedges Masters was a professional non-ranking snooker tournament that took place between 6 and 13 February 1994 at the Wembley Conference Centre in London, England.

Alan McManus won in the final 9–8 against Stephen Hendry.

Field[edit]

Stephen Hendry, defending champion and World Champion was the number 1 seed. Places were allocated to the top 16 players in the world rankings. Players seeded 15 and 16 played in the wild-card round against the winner of the qualifying event, Ronnie O'Sullivan (ranked 57), and Peter Ebdon (ranked 21), who was the wild-card selection. Peter Ebdon, Ronnie O'Sullivan and David Roe were making their debuts in the Masters.

Wild-card round[edit]

In the preliminary round, the qualifier and wild-card players played the 15th and 16th seeds:[1][2]

Match Date Score
WC1 Sunday 6 February Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (15) 5–1 England Ronnie O'Sullivan
WC2 Monday 7 February England David Roe (16) 1–5 England Peter Ebdon

Main draw[edit]

[1][2]

Last 16
Best of 9 frames
Quarter-finals
Best of 9 frames
Semi-finals
Best of 11 frames
Final
Best of 17 frames
                       
1 Scotland Stephen Hendry 5
10 Wales Darren Morgan 2
1 Scotland Stephen Hendry 5
13 England Steve James 2
8 Wales Terry Griffiths 4
13 England Steve James 5
1 Scotland Stephen Hendry 6
5 Thailand James Wattana 2
5 Thailand James Wattana 5
12 England Martin Clark 4
5 Thailand James Wattana 5
England Peter Ebdon 4
4 England Steve Davis 2
England Peter Ebdon 5
1 Scotland Stephen Hendry 8
6 Scotland Alan McManus 9
3 England Jimmy White 0
11 Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 5
11 Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 1
6 Scotland Alan McManus 5
6 Scotland Alan McManus 5
9 England Nigel Bond 2
6 Scotland Alan McManus 6
14 England Neal Foulds 4
7 England Willie Thorne 0
15 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor 5
15 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor 1
14 England Neal Foulds 5
2 England John Parrott 3
14 England Neal Foulds 5

Qualifying[edit]

Ronnie O'Sullivan won the qualifying tournament, known as the 1993 Benson & Hedges Championship at the time.[3]

Century breaks[edit]

[4]

Peter Ebdon's 112 was scored in the wild-card round.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "1994 Masters Results". Snooker Database. Retrieved 4 April 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "The Masters". Snooker Scene. Archived from the original on 24 January 2013. Retrieved 8 August 2012. 
  3. ^ Turner, Chris. "Benson & Hedges Championship, Masters Qualifying Tournament". cajt.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk. Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Archived from the original on 16 February 2012. Retrieved 23 December 2010. 
  4. ^ "1994 Masters". CueTracker - Snooker Results and Statistics Database. Retrieved 19 January 2015.