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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