2005 Welsh Open (snooker)

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Welsh Open
Tournament information
Dates 17–23 January 2005
Venue Newport Centre
City Newport
Country Wales
Organisation(s) WPBSA
Format Ranking event
Total prize fund £225,000
Winner's share £35,000
Highest break England Ronnie O'Sullivan (146)
Final
Champion England Ronnie O'Sullivan
Runner-up Scotland Stephen Hendry
Score 9–8
2004
2006

The 2005 Welsh Open was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place between 17 and 23 January 2005 at the Newport Centre in Newport, Wales.

Ronnie O'Sullivan successfully defended his title by beating Stephen Hendry 9–8.

Tournament summary[edit]

Defending champion and World Champion Ronnie O'Sullivan was the number 1 seed. The remaining places were allocated to players based on the world rankings.

Main draw[edit]

[1][2][3]

  Last 48
Best of 9 frames
Last 32
Best of 9 frames
Last 16
Best of 9 frames
Quarter-finals
Best of 9 frames
Semi-finals
Best of 11 frames
Final
Best of 17 frames
                                                         
17 England Ian McCulloch 5     1 England Ronnie O'Sullivan 5  
47 Finland Robin Hull 3     17 England Ian McCulloch 2  
  1 England Ronnie O'Sullivan 5  
  25 England Anthony Hamilton 3  
25 England Anthony Hamilton 5 9 England Stephen Lee 4
52 England David Roe 4     25 England Anthony Hamilton 5  
  1 England Ronnie O'Sullivan 5  
  68 Australia Neil Robertson 4  
28 England Robert Milkins 0     11 England Jimmy White 4  
68 Australia Neil Robertson 5     68 Australia Neil Robertson 5  
  68 Australia Neil Robertson 5
  5 Scotland John Higgins 4  
32 Wales Dominic Dale 5 5 Scotland John Higgins 5
40 England Mark Davis 4     32 Wales Dominic Dale 2  
  1 England Ronnie O'Sullivan 6  
  43 England Barry Hawkins 4  
20 England Joe Perry 5     8 England Peter Ebdon 5  
46 England Brian Morgan 2     20 England Joe Perry 4  
  8 England Peter Ebdon 5
  14 England David Gray 3  
26 Northern Ireland Gerard Greene 0 14 England David Gray 5
57 England Rod Lawler 5     57 England Rod Lawler 1  
  8 England Peter Ebdon 3
  43 England Barry Hawkins 5  
27 Scotland Drew Henry 5     10 Scotland Alan McManus 4  
66 England Rory McLeod 1     27 Scotland Drew Henry 5  
  27 Scotland Drew Henry 2
  43 England Barry Hawkins 5  
29 England Michael Holt 3 4 England Paul Hunter 3
43 England Barry Hawkins 5     43 England Barry Hawkins 5  
1 England Ronnie O'Sullivan 9
3 Scotland Stephen Hendry 8
24 Scotland Stephen Maguire 5     3 Scotland Stephen Hendry 5  
37 England Stuart Bingham 3     24 Scotland Stephen Maguire 4  
  3 Scotland Stephen Hendry 5  
  15 Scotland Graeme Dott 4  
18 Australia Quinten Hann 5 15 Scotland Graeme Dott 5
79 England Andrew Norman 1     18 Australia Quinten Hann 2  
  3 Scotland Stephen Hendry 5  
  7 Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 2  
22 Malta Tony Drago 4     16 Hong Kong Marco Fu 5  
65 Pakistan Shokat Ali 5     65 Pakistan Shokat Ali 2  
  16 Hong Kong Marco Fu 1
  7 Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 5  
30 Northern Ireland Joe Swail 5 7 Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 5
74 England Tom Ford 2     30 Northern Ireland Joe Swail 2  
  3 Scotland Stephen Hendry 6
  23 England Mark King 2  
23 England Mark King 5     6 Wales Matthew Stevens 4  
England Steve James 3     23 England Mark King 5  
  23 England Mark King 5
  31 England John Parrott 1  
31 England John Parrott 5 12 Scotland Chris Small 2
76 China Ding Junhui 2     31 England John Parrott 5  
  23 England Mark King 5
  45 Wales Ryan Day 4  
21 England Barry Pinches 1     13 England Steve Davis 2  
45 Wales Ryan Day 5     45 Wales Ryan Day 5  
  45 Wales Ryan Day 5
  19 England Ali Carter 2  
19 England Ali Carter 5 2 Wales Mark Williams 4
61 England Adrian Gunnell 1     19 England Ali Carter 5  

Final[edit]

Final: Best of 17 frames. Referee: England Colin Brinded.
Newport Centre, Newport, Wales, 23 January 2005.[1]
Ronnie O'Sullivan (1)
 England
9–8 Stephen Hendry (3)
 Scotland
Afternoon: 0–96 (96), 42–74 (67), (62) 69–55, 0–140 (140), (59) 72–65 (57), 72–22, 60–30, 41–70 (69)
Evening: 0–93 (93), (102) 122–0, 50–74, 0–71 (57), (75) 106–0, (52) 108–6, (131) 132–0, 8–71, (67) 68–0
131 Highest break 140
2 Century breaks 1
7 50+ breaks 7

Qualifying[edit]

Qualifying for the tournament took place at Pontin's in Prestatyn, Wales between 7 January and 9 January 2005.[2]

  Round 1
Best of 9 frames
  Round 2
Best of 9 frames
  Round 3
Best of 9 frames
England Simon Bedford 5   Scotland Jamie Burnett 0   Finland Robin Hull 5
Scotland Hugh Abernethy 1   England Simon Bedford 5   England Simon Bedford 4
Scotland Scott MacKenzie 5   England David Roe 5   Republic of Ireland Fergal O'Brien 4
England Paul Davison 4   Scotland Scott MacKenzie 4   England David Roe 5
England Paul Wykes 5   Australia Neil Robertson 5   England Dave Harold 3
England Brian Salmon 3   England Paul Wykes 2   Australia Neil Robertson 5
England David Hall w/d   England Jimmy Michie 5   England Mark Davis 5
Netherlands Stefan Mazrocis w/o   Netherlands Stefan Mazrocis 2   England Jimmy Michie 4
England Craig Butler w/o   Wales Lee Walker 2   England Brian Morgan 5
England Mark Gray w/d   England Craig Butler 5   England Craig Butler 2
Republic of Ireland Leo Fernandez 3   England Rod Lawler 5   England Nigel Bond 2
Republic of Ireland Sean O'Neill 5   Republic of Ireland Sean O'Neill 0   England Rod Lawler 5
England Rory McLeod 5   England Jonathan Birch 3   England Shaun Murphy 1
Republic of Ireland Rodney Goggins 1   England Rory McLeod 5   England Rory McLeod 5
Wales Paul Davies 3   England Sean Storey 5   England Barry Hawkins 5
England Adam Davies 5   England Adam Davies 3   England Sean Storey 0
England Alfie Burden 5   England Gary Wilkinson 1   England Stuart Bingham 5
England Ben Woollaston 2   England Alfie Burden 5   England Alfie Burden 2
England Andrew Norman 5   Belgium Bjorn Haneveer 2   England Nick Dyson 3
England Mike Hallett 1   England Andrew Norman 5   England Andrew Norman 5
Pakistan Shokat Ali 5   England Nick Walker 1   Republic of Ireland Michael Judge 3
China Liu Song 2   Pakistan Shokat Ali 5   Pakistan Shokat Ali 5
England Tom Ford 5   Wales Anthony Davies 2   Northern Ireland Patrick Wallace 2
England Gary Wilson 3   England Tom Ford 5   England Tom Ford 5
Wales Darren Morgan 4   Scotland Marcus Campbell 1   England Stuart Pettman 2
England Steve James 5   England Steve James 5   England Steve James 5
China Ding Junhui 5   England Mike Dunn 4   England Mark Selby 3
China Jin Long 0   China Ding Junhui 5   China Ding Junhui 5
Republic of Ireland Joe Delaney 5   England Andy Hicks 5   Wales Ryan Day 5
Republic of Ireland David McDonnell 3   Republic of Ireland Joe Delaney 1   England Andy Hicks 3
England Ricky Walden 5   England Adrian Gunnell 5   Thailand James Wattana 0
England Joe Jogia 1   England Ricky Walden 3   England Adrian Gunnell 5

Century breaks[edit]

[2]

Qualifying stage centuries[edit]

Televised stage centuries[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Welsh Open 2005". Snooker.org. Retrieved 3 January 2011. 
  2. ^ a b c "2005 Welsh Open". Global Snooker Centre. Archived from the original on 22 March 2007. 
  3. ^ "2005 Welsh Open results". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 13 February 2005. Retrieved 23 June 2012.