2011 Players Tour Championship Grand Final

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2011 Players Tour Championship Grand Final
2011 Players Tour Championship Grand Finals poster.jpg
Tournament information
Dates16–20 March 2011
VenueThe Helix
CityDublin
CountryIreland
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£200,000
Winner's share£60,000
Highest breakWales Mark Williams (143)
Final
ChampionEngland Shaun Murphy
Runner-upEngland Martin Gould
Score4–0
EPTC6
Last →

The 2011 Players Tour Championship Grand Final (also known as the 2011 PartyCasino.com Players Tour Championship Finals for sponsorship purposes[1]) was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place between 16–20 March 2011 at The Helix in Dublin, Ireland.[2] The tournament was broadcast by Eurosport.

Shaun Murphy won his fourth ranking title by defeating Martin Gould 4–0 in the final.[3][4]

Prize fund and ranking points[edit]

The breakdown of prize money and ranking points of the event is shown below:[5][6]

Prize fund Ranking points
Winner £60,000 3,000
Runner-up £25,000 2,400
Semi-finalist £15,000 1,920
Quarter-finalist £7,500 1,500
Last 16 £4,000 1,140
Last 24 £2,500 840
Highest break £3,000
Total £200,000

Main draw[edit]

[7][8][9][10]

  Last 24
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
Quarter-finals
Best of 7 frames
Semi-finals
Best of 7 frames
Final
Best of 7 frames
                                               
15 England Ricky Walden 4     1 England Shaun Murphy 4  
12 China Liang Wenbo 1     15 England Ricky Walden 2  
  1 England Shaun Murphy 4  
  8 England Stephen Lee 3  
21 England Mark Davis 4 8 England Stephen Lee 4
24 England Joe Jogia 0     21 England Mark Davis 1  
  1 England Shaun Murphy 4  
  22 Wales Matthew Stevens 0  
22 Wales Matthew Stevens 4     7 Wales Dominic Dale 1  
23 Northern Ireland Gerard Greene 2     22 Wales Matthew Stevens 4  
  22 Wales Matthew Stevens 4
  4 Scotland Marcus Campbell 0  
17 England Stuart Bingham w/o 4 Scotland Marcus Campbell 4
10 Scotland Stephen Maguire w/d     17 England Stuart Bingham 3  
  1 England Shaun Murphy 4
  13 England Martin Gould 0
14 Hong Kong Marco Fu 1     3 England Barry Pinches 3  
11 England Michael Holt 4     11 England Michael Holt 4  
  11 England Michael Holt 2
  13 England Martin Gould 4  
19 Wales Jamie Jones 0 5 England Judd Trump 2
13 England Martin Gould 4     13 England Martin Gould 4  
  13 England Martin Gould 4
  2 England Mark Selby 3  
16 England Anthony Hamilton 4     6 Wales Mark Williams 4  
9 England Tom Ford 2     16 England Anthony Hamilton 0  
  6 Wales Mark Williams 3
  2 England Mark Selby 4  
20 England Andrew Higginson 4 2 England Mark Selby 4
18 England Jack Lisowski 1     20 England Andrew Higginson 0  

Final[edit]

Final: Best of 7 frames. Referee: Michaela Tabb.
The Helix, Dublin, Ireland, 20 March 2011.[9]
Shaun Murphy
 England
4–0 Martin Gould
 England
70–18, 66–46, 59–44 (53), 51–34
53 Highest break 45
0 Century breaks 0
1 50+ breaks 0

Century breaks[edit]

[11][12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "PartyCasino.com Sponsor Snooker's PTC Finals". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 27 April 2011.
  2. ^ "2011 Players Tour Championship Grand Finals Goes To Dublin". Masters Snooker. Archived from the original on 20 December 2010. Retrieved 15 December 2010.
  3. ^ "Shaun Murphy wins PTC Grand Final in Dublin". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 20 March 2011.
  4. ^ "Shaun Murphy wins inaugural Players Championship final". BBC Sport. 20 March 2011. Retrieved 24 March 2011.
  5. ^ "Euro Players Tour Championship 2–6 Entry Pack" (PDF). worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original (PDF) on 21 August 2010. Retrieved 30 August 2010.
  6. ^ "The Tour Provisional Ranking Points Schedule 2010/2011 Season". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original (DOC) on 21 August 2010. Retrieved 27 December 2010.
  7. ^ "Players Tour Championship Grand Final Draw". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 8 February 2011.
  8. ^ "2011 PTC Grand Finals reports, reaction and results". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 28 February 2011.
  9. ^ a b "PartyCasino.com Players Tour Championship Finals (2011)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 22 December 2010.
  10. ^ "Players Tour Championship Grand Finals 2011". Global Snooker. Archived from the original on 13 August 2012. Retrieved 17 March 2011.
  11. ^ "2010 PTC Centuries". Global Snooker. Archived from the original on 9 June 2012. Retrieved 20 March 2011.
  12. ^ "2011 PTC Final Century Breaks". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original (PDF) on 25 June 2013. Retrieved 26 March 2011.