2009 Jiangsu Classic snooker tournament

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Wuzhou International Group Jiangsu Classic
Tournament information
Dates4–7 June 2009
VenueWuxi Sports Center
CityWuxi
CountryChina
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatNon-ranking event
Winner's share£20,000
Highest breakEngland Mark Selby (147)
Final
ChampionNorthern Ireland Mark Allen
Runner-upChina Ding Junhui
Score6–0
2008
2010

The 2009 Wuzhou International Group Jiangsu Classic was a professional non-ranking snooker tournament that took place between 4–7 June 2009 at the Wuxi Sports Center in Wuxi, China. The round-robin stage consisted of two groups of six players, ten top 16 players.[1] The tournament was renamed the following year to Wuxi Classic.

Mark Selby made the 69th official maximum break during his last round robin match against Joe Perry. This was Selby's first official 147 break.[2]

Mark Allen won his first professional title by defeating defending champion Ding Junhui 6–0.[3]

Prize fund

The breakdown of prize money for this year is shown below:[4]

  • Winner: £20,000
  • Runner-Up: £9,000
  • Semi-finalist: £8,000
  • 3rd place in Group: £4,000
  • 4th place in Group: £2,000
  • Appearance Fees for professionals: £2,500
  • Highest Break: £1,000

Round robin stage

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Group 1

Group 2

Knock-out stages

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Semi-finals
Best of 9 frames
Final
Best of 11 frames
      
China Ding Junhui* 5
Hong Kong Marco Fu 1
China Ding Junhui 0
Northern Ireland Mark Allen 6
England Shaun Murphy 2
Northern Ireland Mark Allen** 5

* 76–51, 0–63, (104) 125–0, (124) 128–1, (97)-0, (72)-0
** 4–110 (86), 64–55, 25–66 (61), (74) 83–1, 16–78 (72), 4–124 (88), 47–76

Final

Final: Best of 11 frames
Wuxi Sports Center, Wuxi, China, 7 June 2009.[4]
Ding Junhui
 China
0–6 Mark Allen
 Northern Ireland
0–105 (64), 8–81 (71), 19–102 (74), 41–63, 32–68, 14–67 (58)
37 Highest break 74
0 Century breaks 0
0 50+ breaks 4

Century breaks

[4]

More

  1. ^ "Jiangsu Classic Draw". Archived from the original on 2009-08-01. Retrieved 2009-07-29. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ Turner, Chris. "Maximum Breaks". cajt.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk. Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Archived from the original on 10 February 2013. Retrieved 2 April 2010. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "Allen Soars To Jiangsu". World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 17 April 2010. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)[permanent dead link]
  4. ^ a b c d e "Global Snooker: Results and information". Archived from the original on 2009-07-29. Retrieved 2009-06-07. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ "Selby Joins Maximum Club". World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 17 April 2010. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)[permanent dead link]
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