2014 Wuxi Classic snooker tournament

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Sports Lottery Cup Wuxi Classic
Tournament information
Dates23–29 June 2014
VenueWuxi City Sports Park Stadium
CityWuxi
CountryChina
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£478,000
Winner's share£85,000
Highest breakScotland Stephen Maguire (145)
Final
ChampionAustralia Neil Robertson
Runner-upEngland Joe Perry
Score10–9
2013

The 2014 Sports Lottery Cup Wuxi Classic was a professional ranking snooker tournament held between 23–29 June 2014 at the Wuxi City Sports Park Stadium in Wuxi, China. It was the first ranking event of the 2014/2015 season.[1]

Neil Robertson defended his title, which he won in 2013, by defeating Joe Perry 10–9 in the final. This was Robertson's 10th ranking title.[2][3]

Prize fund

The breakdown of prize money for this year is shown below:[4][5]

Wildcard round

These matches were played in Wuxi on 23 June 2014.[6][7][8]

Match Score
WC1 England Andrew Norman 3–5 China Zhao Xintong
WC2 China Yu Delu 4–5 China Yan Bingtao
WC3 Scotland Scott Donaldson 3–5 China Chen Zifan
WC4 England Robbie Williams 5–1 China Niu Zhuang

Main draw

[6][7][8]

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 w/o
Switzerland Alexander Ursenbacher w/d
Australia Neil Robertson 5
England Michael Georgiou 3
England Michael Georgiou 5
Scotland Marcus Campbell 1
Australia Neil Robertson 5
England Michael Holt 1
England Michael Holt 5
England Rory McLeod 4
England Michael Holt 5
England Sam Baird 2
Scotland Fraser Patrick 3
England Sam Baird 5
Australia Neil Robertson 5
England Shaun Murphy 4
England Chris Melling 1
China Zhao Xintong 5
China Zhao Xintong 5
England Jack Lisowski 2
England Jack Lisowski 5
China Lu Chenwei 2
China Zhao Xintong 2
England Shaun Murphy 5
England Chris Wakelin 5
England Joe O'Connor 2
England Chris Wakelin 2
England Shaun Murphy 5
England Rod Lawler 1
England Shaun Murphy 5
Australia Neil Robertson 6
England Barry Hawkins 3
Hong Kong Marco Fu 5
England Craig Steadman 2
Hong Kong Marco Fu 5
Wales Jamie Jones 3
Wales Jamie Jones 5
Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 2
Hong Kong Marco Fu 5
England Stuart Bingham 4
Norway Kurt Maflin 1
England Anthony Hamilton 5
England Anthony Hamilton 4
England Stuart Bingham 5
Malta Tony Drago 2
England Stuart Bingham 5
Hong Kong Marco Fu 4
England Barry Hawkins 5
Scotland John Higgins 5
Scotland Anthony McGill 3
Scotland John Higgins 4
Scotland Alan McManus 5
England Gary Wilson 3
Scotland Alan McManus 5
Scotland Alan McManus 2
England Barry Hawkins 5
England Barry Pinches 1
China Yan Bingtao 5
China Yan Bingtao 4
England Barry Hawkins 5
England Lee Page 0
England Barry Hawkins 5
Australia Neil Robertson 10
England Joe Perry 9
England Oliver Brown 5
England Oliver Lines 1
England Oliver Brown 1
England Martin Gould 5
England Michael Tomlinson 1
England Martin Gould 5
England Martin Gould 5
Wales Ryan Day 3
Wales Ryan Day 5
England Matthew Selt 0
Wales Ryan Day 5
Wales Mark Williams 2
England Mark Joyce 1
Wales Mark Williams 5
England Martin Gould 5
Scotland Stephen Maguire 4
Scotland Stephen Maguire 5
England David Gilbert 3
Scotland Stephen Maguire 5
Wales Michael White 3
England Jamie Cope 3
Wales Michael White 5
Scotland Stephen Maguire 5
England Judd Trump 0
Republic of Ireland Fergal O'Brien 4
England Ben Woollaston 5
England Ben Woollaston 3
England Judd Trump 5
England David Grace 1
England Judd Trump 5
England Martin Gould 4
England Joe Perry 6
England Ricky Walden 5
England Peter Lines 0
England Ricky Walden 3
China Cao Yupeng 5
China Cao Yupeng 5
England Mark King 1
China Cao Yupeng 1
Finland Robin Hull 5
China Xiao Guodong 3
Finland Robin Hull 5
Finland Robin Hull 5
Scotland Graeme Dott 3
China Zhou Yuelong 3
Scotland Graeme Dott 5
Finland Robin Hull 2
England Joe Perry 5
England Joe Perry 5
China Chen Zifan 0
England Joe Perry 5
England Robert Milkins 0
Republic of Ireland David Morris 4
England Robert Milkins 5
England Joe Perry 5
China Liang Wenbo 2
China Liang Wenbo 5
Scotland Jamie Burnett 1
China Liang Wenbo 5
England Mark Selby 3
England Robbie Williams 1
England Mark Selby 5

Final

Final: Best of 19 frames. Referee: Leo Scullion.
Wuxi City Sports Park Stadium, Wuxi, China, 29 June 2014.[8][9]
Neil Robertson
 Australia
10–9 Joe Perry
 England
Afternoon: 49–61, 9–76, 21–62 (56), 78–6, 70–33, 0–135 (74, 61), 79–1 (72), 21–87, 55–52
Evening: 81–0, 25–72 (68), 72–31, 76–0, 69–44, 18–92 (54), 60–64, 0–93 (93), 87–0 (87), 78–14 (78)
87 Highest break 93
0 Century breaks 0
3 50+ breaks 6

Qualifying

These matches were held between 24 and 28 May 2014 at The Capital Venue in Gloucester, England. All matches were best of 9 frames.[10][11][12]

Century breaks

Qualifying stage centuries

[13]

Televised stage centuries

[14]

References

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  2. ^ Hendon, Dave (29 June 2014). "Tearful Robertson denies Perry in Wuxy thriller". Inside Snooker. Retrieved 29 June 2014.
  3. ^ "Robertson Rules In Wuxi Again". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 29 June 2014. Archived from the original on 29 July 2014. Retrieved 29 June 2014.
  4. ^ "Indicative Prize Money Rankings Schedule 2014/2015 Season" (PDF). worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 12 May 2014. Archived from the original (PDF) on 15 May 2014. Retrieved 15 May 2014.
  5. ^ Kalb, Rolf (16 June 2014). "Wuxi Classic – Turnier-Infos" (in German). Eurosport Deutschland. Archived from the original on 30 June 2014. Retrieved 30 June 2014.
  6. ^ a b "2014 Wuxi Classic Draw & Results" (PDF). World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived (PDF) from the original on 29 June 2014. Retrieved 29 June 2014.
  7. ^ a b "2014 World Snooker Wuxi Classic Provisional Format of Play" (PDF). worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived (PDF) from the original on 27 June 2014. Retrieved 3 June 2014.
  8. ^ a b c "Sports Lottery Cup Wuxi Classic (2014)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 23 May 2014.
  9. ^ "Final – Match 67 – Neil Robertson v Joe Perry". worldsnookerdata.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 29 June 2014. Retrieved 29 June 2014.
  10. ^ "Wuxi Classic 2014 Qualifiers Draw & Results" (PDF). World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 30 May 2014. Archived (PDF) from the original on 1 June 2014. Retrieved 1 July 2014.
  11. ^ "Wuxi Classic 2014 Qualifiers Format" (PDF). worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived (PDF) from the original on 27 June 2014. Retrieved 23 May 2014.
  12. ^ "Wuxi Classic Qualifiers (2014)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 23 May 2013.
  13. ^ "Wuxi Classic qualifiers: century breaks". worldsnookerdata.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 28 May 2014. Retrieved 28 May 2014.
  14. ^ "Wuxi Classic: century breaks". worldsnookerdata.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 29 June 2014. Retrieved 29 June 2014.

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