Players Tour Championship 2011/2012 – Event 4

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Players Tour Championship 2011/2012
Event 4
Tournament information
Dates 25–28 August 2011
Venue Stadthalle
City Fürth
Country Germany
Organisation(s) WPBSA
Format Minor-ranking event
Total prize fund 52,260
Winner's share €10,000
Highest break 147
Final
Champion England Mark Selby
Runner-up England Mark Davis
Score 4–0
PTC3
PTC5

The Players Tour Championship 2011/2012 – Event 4 (also known as the 2011 Paul Hunter Classic[1]) was a professional minor-ranking snooker tournament that took place between 25–28 August 2011 in Fürth, Germany. Some of the preliminary round matches were held in Nürnberg.[1] It was the first PTC event outside of the Grand Finals to be broadcast on television, as one table was screened on Eurosport.[1]

Ronnie O'Sullivan made the 78th official maximum break during his last 32 match against Adam Duffy. This was O'Sullivan's 11th record 147 break.[2]

Judd Trump was the defending champion, but he lost 3–4 in the last 32 against Andrew Higginson.

Mark Selby won in the final 4–0 against Mark Davis.[3]

Prize fund and ranking points[edit]

The breakdown of prize money and ranking points of the event is shown below:[1][4]

Prize fund Ranking points1
Winner 10,000 2,000
Runner-up €5,000 1,600
Semi-finalist €2,500 1,280
Quarter-finalist €1,500 1,000
Last 16 €1,000 760
Last 32 €600 560
Last 64 €200 360
Maximum break[2] €2,260
Total €52,260
  • 1 Only professional players can earn ranking points.

Main draw[edit]

[5]

Preliminary rounds[edit]

[6][7]

Round 1[edit]

Best of 7 frames

Round 2[edit]

Best of 7 frames

Round 3[edit]

Best of 7 frames

Main rounds[edit]

[9][10]

Top half[edit]

Section 1[edit]
Last 128
Best of 7 frames
Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
Wales Mark Williams 4  
England Sanderson Lam 0     Wales Mark Williams 1  
Northern Ireland Gerard Greene 1     Thailand Passakorn Suwannawat 4  
Thailand Passakorn Suwannawat 4       Thailand Passakorn Suwannawat 4  
Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 4       Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 2  
England Liam Monk 0     Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 4  
China Liu Song 4     China Liu Song 2  
China Chen Zhe 1       Thailand Passakorn Suwannawat 4
England Mike Dunn 4       Wales Jamie Jones 2
Poland Kacper Filipiak 1     England Mike Dunn 2  
England Liam Highfield w/d     England Ben Woollaston 4  
England Ben Woollaston w/o       England Ben Woollaston 1  
Wales Jamie Jones 4       Wales Jamie Jones 4  
China Cao Yupeng 2     Wales Jamie Jones 4      
England Jack Lisowski 4     England Jack Lisowski 3      
England Steve Judd 1  
Section 2[edit]
Last 128
Best of 7 frames
Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
England Mark Joyce 4  
England Lee Page 2     England Mark Joyce 4  
England Barry Pinches 0     China Tian Pengfei 2  
China Tian Pengfei 4       England Mark Joyce 4  
England Mark King 4       England Mark King 3  
Wales Kishan Hirani 2     England Mark King 4  
Wales Matthew Stevens 4     Wales Matthew Stevens 1  
England Paul Davison 1       England Mark Joyce 2
Australia Neil Robertson 4       Australia Neil Robertson 4
England Chris Norbury 0     Australia Neil Robertson 4  
Malta Tony Drago w/d     Republic of Ireland David Hogan 2  
Republic of Ireland David Hogan w/o       Australia Neil Robertson 4  
England Peter Lines 4       England Peter Lines 1  
England David Gilbert 3     England Peter Lines 4      
England Ali Carter w/d     England Andrew Norman 2      
England Andrew Norman w/o  
Section 3[edit]
Last 128
Best of 7 frames
Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
England Jimmy White 4  
Norway Kurt Maflin 0     England Jimmy White 2  
England Mark Davis w/o     England Mark Davis 4  
Belgium Bjorn Haneveer w/d       England Mark Davis 4  
Hong Kong Marco Fu 3       England Jamie Cope 2  
England Sam Baird 4     England Sam Baird 2  
England Jamie Cope 4     England Jamie Cope 4  
Germany Phil Barnes 2       England Mark Davis 4
England Adrian Gunnell 4       England Matthew Selt 2
Belgium Hans Blanckaert 0     England Adrian Gunnell 0  
England Matthew Selt 4     England Matthew Selt 4  
England David Grace 3       England Matthew Selt 4  
England Joe Perry 4       Wales Dominic Dale 2  
Germany Stefan Joachim 0     England Joe Perry 3      
Wales Dominic Dale 4     Wales Dominic Dale 4      
Republic of Ireland David Morris 1  
Section 4[edit]
Last 128
Best of 7 frames
Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
England Shaun Murphy w/o  
India Lucky Vatnani w/d     England Shaun Murphy 3  
China Liang Wenbo w/d     Wales Michael White 4  
Wales Michael White w/o       Wales Michael White 4  
England Martin Gould 4       England Martin Gould 1  
England Ben Harrison 1     England Martin Gould 4  
England Nigel Bond 2     Thailand Dechawat Poomjaeng 1  
Thailand Dechawat Poomjaeng 4       Wales Michael White 2
England Rod Lawler 4       Republic of Ireland Fergal O'Brien 4
England Mitchell Travis 1     England Rod Lawler 1  
Republic of Ireland Fergal O'Brien 4     Republic of Ireland Fergal O'Brien 4  
Republic of Ireland Joe Delaney 3       Republic of Ireland Fergal O'Brien 4  
China Ding Junhui 4       China Ding Junhui 3  
England Sean O'Sullivan 1     China Ding Junhui 4      
Scotland Marcus Campbell 4     Scotland Marcus Campbell 1      
Scotland Scott MacKenzie 2  

Bottom half[edit]

Section 5[edit]
Last 128
Best of 7 frames
Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
England Mark Selby 4  
England Sam Harvey 0     England Mark Selby 4  
England Rory McLeod 4     England Rory McLeod 0  
England Phil O’Kane 2       England Mark Selby 4  
England Barry Hawkins 4       England Craig Steadman 0  
England Brian Cox 0     England Barry Hawkins 1  
England Ian McCulloch 3     England Craig Steadman 4  
England Craig Steadman 4       England Mark Selby 4
England Peter Ebdon 3       England Andrew Higginson 0
Thailand James Wattana 4     Thailand James Wattana 1  
England Judd Trump 4     England Judd Trump 4  
England Ashley Wright 0       England Judd Trump 3  
China Liu Chuang w/o       England Andrew Higginson 4  
Northern Ireland Joe Meara w/d     China Liu Chuang 2      
England Andrew Higginson 4     England Andrew Higginson 4      
England Adam Wicheard 1  
Section 6[edit]
Last 128
Best of 7 frames
Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
Northern Ireland Mark Allen 4  
Germany Christof Biniarsch 0     Northern Ireland Mark Allen 2  
England Joe Jogia 4     England Joe Jogia 4  
Wales Daniel Wells 2       England Joe Jogia 4  
Wales Ryan Day 1       India Aditya Mehta 3  
India Aditya Mehta 4     India Aditya Mehta 4  
England Stuart Bingham w/d     England Simon Bedford 0  
England Simon Bedford w/o       England Joe Jogia 1
England Stephen Lee 4       England Stephen Lee 4
England Ian Burns 0     England Stephen Lee 4  
Scotland Alan McManus 2     England Jamie Walker 1  
England Jamie Walker 4       England Stephen Lee 4  
England Ricky Walden 4       England Ricky Walden 0  
England Stuart Carrington 2     England Ricky Walden 4      
England Alfie Burden 3     England Stephen Craigie 2      
England Stephen Craigie 4  
Section 7[edit]
Last 128
Best of 7 frames
Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
England Steve Davis 4  
England Gary Wilson 0     England Steve Davis 4  
England Dave Harold 0     England Jamie O'Neill 3  
England Jamie O'Neill 4       England Steve Davis 2  
Scotland Graeme Dott w/d       China Yu Delu 4  
England James Welsh w/o     England James Welsh 1  
England Tom Ford 2     China Yu Delu 4  
China Yu Delu 4       China Yu Delu 4
Wales Andrew Pagett 4       England Jimmy Robertson 2
Belgium Luca Brecel 2     Wales Andrew Pagett 4  
England Robert Milkins 4     England Robert Milkins 2  
England Martin O'Donnell 1       Wales Andrew Pagett 2  
England Jimmy Robertson 4       England Jimmy Robertson 4  
England Nick Jennings 1     England Jimmy Robertson 4      
England Matthew Couch 0     England Robbie Williams 2      
England Robbie Williams 4  
Section 8[edit]
Last 128
Best of 7 frames
Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
England Anthony Hamilton 2  
England Adam Duffy 4     England Adam Duffy 4  
Northern Ireland Joe Swail 4     Northern Ireland Joe Swail 0  
China Zhang Anda 3       England Adam Duffy 0  
England Ronnie O'Sullivan 4       England Ronnie O'Sullivan 4  
Turkey Ali Kirim 0     England Ronnie O'Sullivan 4  
Scotland Anthony McGill 4     Scotland Anthony McGill 1  
England Kyren Wilson 2       England Ronnie O'Sullivan 4
China Xiao Guodong 4       China Li Yan 2
England Bash Maqsood 1     China Xiao Guodong 0  
England Michael Holt 3     China Li Yan 4  
China Li Yan 4       China Li Yan 4  
Scotland Stephen Hendry w/o       Scotland John Higgins 3  
Finland Robin Hull w/d     Scotland Stephen Hendry 0      
Scotland John Higgins 4     Scotland John Higgins 4      
England Sam Craigie 1  

Finals[edit]

Quarter-finals
Best of 7 frames
Semi-finals
Best of 7 frames
Final
Best of 7 frames
Thailand Passakorn Suwannawat 1  
Australia Neil Robertson 4     Australia Neil Robertson 2  
England Mark Davis 4     England Mark Davis 4  
Republic of Ireland Fergal O'Brien 0       England Mark Davis 0
England Mark Selby 4       England Mark Selby 4
England Stephen Lee 1     England Mark Selby 4
China Yu Delu 3     England Ronnie O'Sullivan 3    
England Ronnie O'Sullivan 4  

Century breaks[edit]

Only from last 128 onwards.[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Players Tour Championship 2011/2012 Entry Pack for Events 1–4". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original (PDF) on 29 January 2013. Retrieved 15 June 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "Rocket Hits Max At PTC". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 27 August 2011. 
  3. ^ "Superb Selby storms to win in Germany". Eurosport UK. Retrieved 28 August 2011. 
  4. ^ "The Tour Provisional Ranking Points Schedule 2011/2012 Season". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original (DOC) on 7 May 2012. Retrieved 10 July 2011. 
  5. ^ "Players Tour Championship Event Four (2011)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 28 June 2011. 
  6. ^ "Players Tour Championship 4 (The Paul Hunter Classic) Rounds 1 to 3" (PDF). worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 28 June 2011. 
  7. ^ "PHC 2011 Preliminary rounds" (PDF). Snooker Stars. Retrieved 23 August 2011. 
  8. ^ a b "Ploner: fast Wildcard für German Masters". Österreichischer Snooker- und Billiards Verband. Retrieved 26 November 2011. 
  9. ^ "Players Tour Championship 4 (The Paul Hunter Classic) Rounds 4 to Final" (PDF). worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 28 June 2011. 
  10. ^ "PHC 2011 Main rounds" (PDF). Snooker Stars. Retrieved 23 August 2011. 
  11. ^ "Century breaks". livescores.worldsnookerdata.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 29 August 2011. Retrieved 28 August 2011. 

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