1994 UK Championship

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Royal Liver Assurance UK Championship
Tournament information
Dates11–27 November 1994
VenueGuild Hall
CityPreston
CountryEngland
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£328,100
Winner's share£70,000
Highest breakEngland Ronnie O'Sullivan (139)
Final
ChampionScotland Stephen Hendry
Runner-upRepublic of Ireland Ken Doherty
Score10–5
1993
1995

The 1994 Royal Liver Assurance UK Championship was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place at the Guild Hall in Preston, England. The event started on November 11 1994 and the televised stages were shown on the BBC between 19–27 November 1994.

Stephen Hendry won the tournament with record 12 century breaks, beating Ken Doherty 10–5 in the final. During the match Hendry scored seven century breaks; which remains a joint record for a professional match and a standalone record for a best-of-19 match. Hendry also made five centuries in seven frames.[1] Ronnie O'Sullivan was the defending champion, but he lost 7–9 to Doherty in the quarter finals.

Ranking points[edit]

[2]

Champion Runner-Up Semifinalist Quarterfinalist Third Round Second Round First Round (Unseeded) First Round (Seeded)
4800 3600 2700 2025 1520 1140 855 570

Prize fund[edit]

The breakdown of prize money for this year is shown below:[2]

Champion Runner-up Semifinalist Quarterfinalist Third Round Second Round First Round Qualifying Round
£70,000 £37,000 £18,500 £10,325 £5,250 £3,000 £2,200 £775
Highest Break (TV) Highest Break (Non-TV)
£3,000 £1,200

Highest break[edit]

[2]

Main draw[edit]

[2][3][4]

Last 64
Best of 17 frames
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
                  
9 England Ronnie O'Sullivan 9
  England Mark Flowerdew 7
9 England Ronnie O'Sullivan 9
  Wales Mark Fenton 4
  Wales Mark Fenton 7
17 England Steve James 1r
9 England Ronnie O'Sullivan 9
14 Wales Terry Griffiths 5
32 Canada Alain Robidoux 9
  Republic of Ireland Michael Judge 3
32 Canada Alain Robidoux 8
14 Wales Terry Griffiths 9
  England Joe Johnson 7
14 Wales Terry Griffiths 9
9 England Ronnie O'Sullivan 7
7 Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 9
31 Wales Mark Bennett 9
  England Danny Fowler 4
31 Wales Mark Bennett 3
7 Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 9
  England Rod Lawler 7
7 Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 9
7 Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 9
  Republic of Ireland Fergal O'Brien 4
13 England David Roe 7
  Republic of Ireland Fergal O'Brien 9
  Republic of Ireland Fergal O'Brien 9
  Scotland Jamie Burnett 5
  Scotland Jamie Burnett 9
24 England Neal Foulds 5
7 Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 9
3 Thailand James Wattana 6
25 Wales Doug Mountjoy 1
  Wales Mark Williams 9
  Wales Mark Williams 9
16 Malta Tony Drago 8
  England John Read 7
16 Malta Tony Drago 9
  Wales Mark Williams 8
4 England John Parrott 9
21 England Tony Knowles 8
  England Nick Marsh 9
  England Nick Marsh 4
5 England John Parrott 9
  England Tony Jones 4
5 England John Parrott 9
4 England John Parrott 5
3 Thailand James Wattana 9
26 England Mick Price 7
  England Richard McDonald 9
  England Richard McDonald 3
3 Thailand James Wattana 9
  England Lee Richardson 3
3 Thailand James Wattana 9
3 Thailand James Wattana 9
12 Northern Ireland Joe Swail 4
12 Northern Ireland Joe Swail 9
  England Joe Perry 4
12 Northern Ireland Joe Swail 9
20 New Zealand Dene O'Kane 5
  Scotland Euan Henderson 6
20 New Zealand Dene O'Kane 9
7 Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 5
1 Scotland Stephen Hendry 10
4 England Jimmy White w/o
  Canada Jim Wych w/d
4 England Jimmy White 3
27 England Jason Ferguson 9
  Scotland Chris Small 7
27 England Jason Ferguson 9
27 England Jason Ferguson 1
10 England Peter Ebdon 9
10 England Peter Ebdon 9
  England Karl Payne 3
10 England Peter Ebdon 9
23 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor 2
  Wales Wayne Jones 7
23 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor 9
10 England Peter Ebdon 9
19 England Dave Harold 5
2 England Steve Davis 9
  Wales Paul Davies 3
2 England Steve Davis 6
19 England Dave Harold 9
  England Jamie Woodman 3
19 England Dave Harold 9
19 England Dave Harold 9
  Northern Ireland Alex Higgins 4
18 England Martin Clark 3
  Scotland Drew Henry 9
  Scotland Drew Henry 7
  Northern Ireland Alex Higgins 9
  Northern Ireland Alex Higgins 9
11 England Nigel Bond 4
10 England Peter Ebdon 8
1 Scotland Stephen Hendry 9
30 England Brian Morgan 9
  Scotland Billy Snaddon 4
30 England Brian Morgan 3
8 Wales Darren Morgan 9
  England Les Dodd 4
8 Wales Darren Morgan 9
8 Wales Darren Morgan 9
  England Mark King 5
22 England Mike Hallett 6
  England Anthony Hamilton 9
  England Anthony Hamilton 8
  England Mark King 9
  England Mark King 9
6 Scotland Alan McManus 7
8 Wales Darren Morgan 3
1 Scotland Stephen Hendry 9
15 England Willie Thorne 9
  Scotland Craig MacGillivray 4
15 England Willie Thorne 9
29 England Gary Wilkinson 4
  England Nick Terry 8
29 England Gary Wilkinson 9
15 England Willie Thorne 2
1 Scotland Stephen Hendry 9
28 England Dean Reynolds 9
  England Andy Hicks 7
28 England Dean Reynolds 8
1 Scotland Stephen Hendry 9
  England Adrian Rosa 5
1 Scotland Stephen Hendry 9

Final[edit]

Final: Best of 19 frames. Referee: John Street
The Guild Hall, Preston, England, 27 November 1994.
Stephen Hendry
 Scotland
10–5 Ken Doherty
 Ireland
First session: 46–72 (72), 112–0 (112), 114–9 (114), 130–0 (130), 10–71 (71), 109–23 (109), 61–66 (Hendry 52), 106–20 (106)
Second session: 117–9 (110), 64–65, 20–61 (56), 67–50, 113–17 (106), 74–25 (57), 72–45
130 Highest break 72
7 Century breaks 0
9 50+ breaks 3

Century breaks[edit]

All Rounds

References[edit]

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  3. ^ "UK Championship". Snooker Scene. Archived from the original on 24 January 2013. Retrieved 25 July 2012.
  4. ^ "1994 UK Championship Results". Snooker Database. Retrieved 25 July 2012.