2009 China Open (snooker)

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Bank of Beijing China Open
Tournament information
Dates 30 March–5 April 2009
Venue Beijing University Students' Gymnasium
City Beijing
Country China
Organisation(s) WPBSA
Format Ranking event
Total prize fund £292,000
Winner's share £52,000
Highest break Scotland John Higgins (140)
England Ricky Walden (140)
Final
Champion England Peter Ebdon
Runner-up Scotland John Higgins
Score 10–8
2008
2010

The 2009 Bank of Beijing China Open was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place between 30 March and 5 April 2009 at the Beijing University Students' Gymnasium in Beijing, China. The event was sponsored by Bank of Beijing and Hyundai.[1]

The defending champion was Stephen Maguire, but he lost in the first round 0–5 against Dave Harold.[2]

Peter Ebdon won in the final 10–8 against John Higgins.[3][4]

Prize fund[edit]

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

Wildcard round[edit]

These matches were played in Beijing on March 30.

Match Score
WC1 England Judd Trump 3–5 China Tang Jun
WC2 England Ricky Walden 5–0 China Cao Kaisheng
WC3 England Stuart Pettman 5–2 China Cao Yupeng
WC4 England Rod Lawler 3–5 China Yu Delu
WC5 England John Parrott w/d-w/o China Cao Xinlong
WC6 England David Gray 1–5 China Tian Pengfei
WC7 England Michael Holt 3–5 China Xiao Guodong

Main draw[edit]

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 19 frames
                             
1 Scotland Stephen Maguire 0
England Dave Harold 5
England Dave Harold 3
9 England Peter Ebdon 5
9 England Peter Ebdon 5
China Tang Jun 2
9 England Peter Ebdon 5
6 Scotland Stephen Hendry 1
12 England Joe Perry 2
England Ricky Walden 5
England Ricky Walden 4
6 Scotland Stephen Hendry 5
6 Scotland Stephen Hendry 5
England Robert Milkins 3
9 England Peter Ebdon 6
England Stuart Pettman 1
7 England Allister Carter 5
England Nigel Bond 0
7 England Allister Carter 2
England Stuart Pettman 5
16 Northern Ireland Mark Allen 3
England Stuart Pettman 5
England Stuart Pettman 5
13 Scotland Graeme Dott 2
13 Scotland Graeme Dott 5
China Yu Delu 3
13 Scotland Graeme Dott 5
4 England Mark Selby 1
4 England Mark Selby 5
England Stephen Lee 1
9 England Peter Ebdon 10
5 Scotland John Higgins 8
3 England Shaun Murphy 5
China Cao Xinlong 1
3 England Shaun Murphy 5
10 Australia Neil Robertson 1
10 Australia Neil Robertson 5
Northern Ireland Gerard Greene 4
3 England Shaun Murphy 0
8 Wales Ryan Day 5
15 England Mark King 5
Wales Mark Williams 2
15 England Mark King 2
8 Wales Ryan Day 5
8 Wales Ryan Day 5
England Jamie Cope 2
8 Wales Ryan Day 4
5 Scotland John Higgins 6
5 Scotland John Higgins 5
England Anthony Hamilton 4
5 Scotland John Higgins 5
China Tian Pengfei 2
14 Hong Kong Marco Fu 2
China Tian Pengfei 5
5 Scotland John Higgins 5
2 England Ronnie O'Sullivan 4
11 China Ding Junhui 3
China Xiao Guodong 5
China Xiao Guodong 3
2 England Ronnie O'Sullivan 5
2 England Ronnie O'Sullivan 5
Republic of Ireland Fergal O'Brien 3

[6][7]

Final[edit]

Final: Best of 19 frames. Referee: Scotland Michaela Tabb.
Beijing University Students' Gymnasium, Beijing, China, 5 April 2009.
Peter Ebdon (9)
 England
10–8 John Higgins (5)
 Scotland
Afternoon: 4–87 (60), 84–1 (84), 109–15 (108), 15–78, 65–5, 68–57, 10–64, 72–56 (54 Ebdon, 56 Higgins), 0–140 (140)
Evening: 114–16 (52, 57), 13–105 (62), 46–68, 55–25, 32–75 (51), 67–43, 53–63 (52 Ebdon), 64–3, 86–8 (71)
108 Highest break 140
1 Century breaks 1
7 50+ breaks 5

Qualifying[edit]

These matches took place between 21 and 24 January 2009 at the Pontin's Centre, Prestatyn, Wales.[8][9]

  Round 1
Best of 9 frames
  Round 2
Best of 9 frames
  Round 3
Best of 9 frames
  Round 4
Best of 9 frames
                               
England Lee Spick 4   England Andrew Norman 5   England Jimmy Michie 5   England Dave Harold 5
England Stephen Craigie 5   England Stephen Craigie 4   England Andrew Norman 4   England Jimmy Michie 4
England Kuldesh Johal 5   England Barry Pinches 4   England Judd Trump 5   Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 0
England Michael Georgiou 0   England Kuldesh Johal 5   England Kuldesh Johal 3   England Judd Trump 5
England Simon Bedford 5   England Andy Hicks 5   England Ricky Walden 5   Republic of Ireland Michael Judge 4
China Liu Chuang 4   England Simon Bedford 2   England Andy Hicks 1   England Ricky Walden 5
England Paul Davison 2   England Robert Milkins 5   China Liang Wenbo [nb 1] 2   Northern Ireland Joe Swail [nb 1] 4
Wales Andrew Pagett 5   Wales Andrew Pagett 1   England Robert Milkins 5   England Robert Milkins 5
Scotland Scott MacKenzie wo   England Mark Joyce 3   Scotland Jamie Burnett 5   England Nigel Bond 5
Northern Ireland Declan Hughes wd   Scotland Scott MacKenzie 5   Scotland Scott MacKenzie 3   Scotland Jamie Burnett 1
England Peter Lines 5   England Stuart Pettman 5   Scotland Alan McManus 3   England Steve Davis 2
New Zealand Chris McBreen 0   England Peter Lines 3   England Stuart Pettman 5   England Stuart Pettman 5
Wales Daniel Wells 5   England Rod Lawler 5   England Adrian Gunnell 2   Wales Matthew Stevens 4
England Wayne Cooper 2   Wales Daniel Wells 4   England Rod Lawler 5   England Rod Lawler 5
Wales Jamie Jones 2   Republic of Ireland David Morris 1   England Tom Ford 4   England Stephen Lee 5
China Jin Long 5   China Jin Long 5   China Jin Long 5   China Jin Long 3
Thailand Supoj Saenla 1   China Liu Song 4   England John Parrott 5   England Stuart Bingham 2
Scotland Robert Stephen 5   Scotland Robert Stephen 5   Scotland Robert Stephen 3   England John Parrott 5
England Matthew Selt 3   Wales Paul Davies 2   Northern Ireland Gerard Greene 5   Wales Dominic Dale 3
England Andy Lee 5   England Andy Lee 5   England Andy Lee 1   Northern Ireland Gerard Greene 5
Scotland James McBain 5   England Mark Davis 2   England David Gilbert 4   Wales Mark Williams 5
Netherlands Stefan Mazrocis 0   Scotland James McBain 5   Scotland James McBain 5   Scotland James McBain 4
England Matthew Couch 2   Wales Ian Preece 3   England Mike Dunn 5   England Jamie Cope 5
Thailand Atthasit Mahitthi 5   Thailand Atthasit Mahitthi 5   Thailand Atthasit Mahitthi 1   England Mike Dunn 3
Northern Ireland Patrick Wallace 5   Republic of Ireland Joe Delaney 3   England Rory McLeod 4   England Anthony Hamilton 5
England David Grace 3   Northern Ireland Patrick Wallace 5   Northern Ireland Patrick Wallace 5   Northern Ireland Patrick Wallace 1
England Lewis Roberts 5   England David Gray 5   Scotland Marcus Campbell 3   England Barry Hawkins 0
Republic of Ireland Vincent Muldoon 2   England Lewis Roberts 3   England David Gray 5   England David Gray 5
Republic of Ireland Rodney Goggins 3   England David Roe 1   England Michael Holt 5   England Ian McCulloch 3
India Aditya Mehta 5   India Aditya Mehta 5   India Aditya Mehta 4   England Michael Holt 5
England Jimmy White 3   England Martin Gould 5   England Andrew Higginson 5   Republic of Ireland Fergal O'Brien 5
China Li Hang 5   China Li Hang 1   England Martin Gould 4   England Andrew Higginson 4
  1. ^ a b Matches were held over and played in Beijing.

Century breaks[edit]

[10]

Qualifying stage centuries[edit]

Televised stage centuries[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bank of Beijing sponsors 2009 Snooker China Open". World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 17 April 2010. 
  2. ^ "Happy Harold Ends Maguire's Reign". World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 17 April 2010. 
  3. ^ "Resurgent Ebdon Captures China Crown". World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 17 April 2010. 
  4. ^ "Ebdon outlasts Higgins in final". BBC Sport. 2009-04-06. Archived from the original on 6 April 2009. Retrieved 2009-04-06. 
  5. ^ "Prize Money". Global Snooker. Retrieved 17 April 2010. 
  6. ^ "Main Event (Draw)". WPBSA. Retrieved 17 April 2010. 
  7. ^ "Main Event (Results)". Global Snooker. Archived from the original on 13 April 2010. Retrieved 17 April 2010. 
  8. ^ "Qualifying (Draw)". WPBSA. Retrieved 17 April 2010. 
  9. ^ "Qualifying (Results)". Global Snooker. Retrieved 17 April 2010. 
  10. ^ "Century Breaks". Global Snooker. Retrieved 17 April 2010.