2014 China Open (snooker) a snooker tournament of the men in Beijing, China

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China Open
Tournament information
Dates31 March–6 April 2014
VenueBeijing University Students' Gymnasium
CityBeijing
CountryChina
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£478,000
Winner's share£85,000
Highest breakChina Zhao Xintong (142)
Final
ChampionChina Ding Junhui
Runner-upAustralia Neil Robertson
Score10–5
2013
2015

The 2014 China Open was a professional ranking snooker tournament, that took place between 31 March and 6 April 2014 at the Beijing University Students' Gymnasium in Beijing, China. It was the eleventh ranking event of the 2013/2014 season.[1]

Ding Junhui won his 11th ranking title by defeating defending champion Neil Robertson 10–5 in the final, and became the sixth on the list of players with the most ranking titles behind Stephen Hendry (36 titles), Steve Davis (28), Ronnie O'Sullivan (26), John Higgins (25) and Mark Williams (18).[2] Ding also equalled Hendry's record from 1990/1991 to win five ranking titles in a single season.[3]

Prize fund

The total prize money of the event was raised to £478,000 from the previous year's £425,000. The breakdown of prize money for this year is shown below:[4]

Wildcard round

These matches were played in Beijing on 31 March 2014.[5][6][7][8][9]

Match Score
WC1 China Yu Delu 5–2 China Chen Zifan
WC2 Belgium Luca Brecel 5–2 China Yuan Sijun
WC3 England John Astley 5–2 China Yan Bingtao
WC4 England Sam Baird 2–5 China Zhao Xintong

Main draw

[6][7][8][9]

Last 64
Best of 9 frames
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
                  
Australia Neil Robertson 5
England Anthony Hamilton 4
Australia Neil Robertson 5
Wales Mark Williams 4
Scotland Anthony McGill 3
Wales Mark Williams 5
Australia Neil Robertson 5
China Yu Delu 4
Thailand James Wattana 5
England Mark Joyce 0
Thailand James Wattana 1
China Yu Delu 5
China Yu Delu 5
Wales Duane Jones 3
Australia Neil Robertson 5
Scotland Graeme Dott 3
Northern Ireland Mark Allen w/d
Belgium Luca Brecel w/o
Belgium Luca Brecel 5
Wales Dominic Dale 1
England Jack Lisowski 3
Wales Dominic Dale 5
Belgium Luca Brecel 2
Scotland Graeme Dott 5
Scotland Graeme Dott 5
England Rory McLeod 4
Scotland Graeme Dott 5
England Dave Harold 4
England Dave Harold w/o
Scotland Stephen Maguire w/d
Australia Neil Robertson 6
England Ali Carter 2
England Shaun Murphy 5
England Jamie Cope 1
England Shaun Murphy 5
Thailand Dechawat Poomjaeng 0
Thailand Dechawat Poomjaeng 5
England David Grace 3
England Shaun Murphy 3
England Ricky Walden 5
China Xiao Guodong 5
England Hammad Miah 2
China Xiao Guodong 3
England Ricky Walden 5
India Pankaj Advani 1
England Ricky Walden 5
England Ricky Walden 3
England Ali Carter 5
England Ali Carter 5
Wales Jamie Jones 0
England Ali Carter 5
England Matthew Selt 2
England Matthew Selt 5
Wales Ryan Day 2
England Ali Carter 5
England Peter Ebdon 3
England Peter Ebdon 5
England Jimmy Robertson 3
England Peter Ebdon 5
England Judd Trump 4
Norway Kurt Maflin 1
England Judd Trump 5
Australia Neil Robertson 5
China Ding Junhui 10
China Ding Junhui 5
England John Astley 1
China Ding Junhui 5
Thailand Thepchaiya Un-Nooh 3
Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 0
Thailand Thepchaiya Un-Nooh 5
China Ding Junhui 5
Scotland John Higgins 2
Wales Michael White 5
China Zhao Xintong 2
Wales Michael White 1
Scotland John Higgins 5
England Michael Wasley 2
Scotland John Higgins 5
China Ding Junhui 5
England Mark King 2
Hong Kong Marco Fu 5
China Li Hang 3
Hong Kong Marco Fu 3
England Mark King 5
India Aditya Mehta 4
England Mark King 5
England Mark King 5
England Jamie O'Neill 3
England Kyren Wilson 3
England Jamie O'Neill 5
England Jamie O'Neill 5
Republic of Ireland Fergal O'Brien 2
Republic of Ireland Fergal O'Brien w/o
England Barry Hawkins w/d
China Ding Junhui 6
England Mike Dunn 0
England Stuart Bingham w/d
England Martin O'Donnell w/o
England Martin O'Donnell 4
England Craig Steadman 5
England Craig Steadman 5
England Michael Holt 1
England Craig Steadman 3
England Mike Dunn 5
England Mike Dunn 5
England Peter Lines 4
England Mike Dunn 5
China Tian Pengfei 3
China Tian Pengfei 5
England Gary Wilson 2
England Mike Dunn 5
England Mark Selby 3
Republic of Ireland David Morris 2
England Jimmy White 5
England Jimmy White 5
England Alfie Burden 3
England Alfie Burden w/o
Malta Tony Drago w/d
England Jimmy White 1
England Mark Selby 5
England Barry Pinches 2
England Nigel Bond 5
England Nigel Bond 1
England Mark Selby 5
England Stuart Carrington 3
England Mark Selby 5

Final

Final: Best of 19 frames. Referee: Malta Terry Camilleri.
Beijing University Students' Gymnasium, Beijing, China, 6 April 2014.[9][10]
Neil Robertson
 Australia
5–10 Ding Junhui
 China
Afternoon: 0–98 (87), 0–63 (61), 58–67, 74–21, 0–123 (119), 6–110 (59), 20–71, 102–1 (102), 57–71
Evening: 63–13 (57), 5–125 (104), 64–49, 0–87 (67), 74–9 (57), 13–98 (66)
102 Highest break 119
1 Century breaks 2
3 50+ breaks 7

Qualifying

These matches were held between 16 and 18 February 2014 at The Capital Venue in Gloucester, England. All matches were best of 9 frames.[11][12][13]

Century breaks

Qualifying stage centuries

[14]

Televised stage centuries

[15]

References

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  2. ^ "Ding Matches Hendry's Record". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 6 April 2014.
  3. ^ "Ding Junhui wins China Open to equal Stephen Hendry record". BBC Sport. Retrieved 6 April 2014.
  4. ^ "Prize Money Breakdowns 2013/14". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 1 May 2013. Archived from the original on 12 October 2013. Retrieved 19 August 2013.
  5. ^ "Letter to Tour Players from Barry Hearn" (PDF). worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 8 April 2013. Archived from the original (PDF) on 9 April 2013. Retrieved 14 February 2014.
  6. ^ a b "China Open 2014 draw & results" (PDF). World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 7 April 2014. Archived (PDF) from the original on 7 April 2014. Retrieved 7 April 2014.
  7. ^ a b "China Open 2014 Provisional Format of Play" (PDF). worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived (PDF) from the original on 28 March 2014. Retrieved 1 March 2014.
  8. ^ a b "China Open 2014: Results". BBC Sport. Retrieved 6 April 2014.
  9. ^ a b c "China Open (2014)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 14 February 2014.
  10. ^ "Final – Match 67 – Neil Robertson v Ding Junhui". worldsnookerdata.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 6 April 2014. Retrieved 6 April 2014.
  11. ^ "China Open 2014 Qualifiers Draw" (PDF). World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 19 February 2014. Archived (PDF) from the original on 7 March 2014. Retrieved 7 March 2014.
  12. ^ "China Open 2014 Qualifiers Format" (PDF). worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived (PDF) from the original on 7 March 2014. Retrieved 14 February 2014.
  13. ^ "China Open Qualifiers (2014)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 14 February 2014.
  14. ^ "China Open qualifiers: century breaks". worldsnookerdata.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 18 February 2014. Retrieved 18 February 2014.
  15. ^ "China Open: century breaks". worldsnookerdata.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 6 April 2014. Retrieved 6 April 2014.

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