2019 English Open (snooker) snooker tournament

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2019 19.com English Open
Tournament information
Dates14–20 October 2019
VenueK2 Leisure Centre
CityCrawley
CountryEngland
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£405,000
Winner's share£70,000
Highest breakEngland Tom Ford (147)
Final
ChampionEngland Mark Selby
Runner-upEngland David Gilbert
Score9–1
2018
2020

The 2019 English Open (also known as the 19.com English Open due to sponsorship) was a professional snooker tournament that took place from 14 to 20 October 2019 at the K2 Leisure Centre in Crawley, England.[1] It was the fourth ranking event of the 2019–2020 snooker season and the first event of the 2019 Home Nations Series. The event was the fourth edition of the English Open, first held in 2016. It was sponsored by betting company 19.com.

The defending champion was Stuart Bingham who defeated Mark Davis 9–7 in the 2018 final. Bingham lost 1–4 to Si Jiahui in the second round of the tournament. In the event's semi finals, Mark Selby defeated Mark Allen and David Gilbert defeated Tom Ford to reach the final. Selby defeated Gilbert 9–1 in the final to win his 16th ranking title.[2][3] A total of 71 century breaks were made during the tournament. Tom Ford made the highest of the event, his fifth career maximum break and second of the season in the deciding frame of his 4–3 win over Shaun Murphy in the last 16.[4]

Prize fund

The event's total prize fund was a total of £405,000, with the winner receiving £70,000. The breakdown of prize money for this year is shown below:

  • Winner: £70,000
  • Runner-up: £30,000
  • Semi-final: £20,000
  • Quarter-final: £10,000
  • Last 16: £7,500
  • Last 32: £4,000
  • Last 64: £3,000
  • Highest break: £5,000
  • Total: £405,000

Main draw

Top half

Section 1
 
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 Stuart Bingham (1)4
 
 
 
Poland Kacper Filipiak3
 
England Stuart Bingham (1)1
 
 
 
China Si Jiahui4
 
China Si Jiahui4
 
 
 
Iran Soheil Vahedi0
 
China Si Jiahui4
 
 
 
China Zhou Yuelong (32)0
 
China Zhou Yuelong (32)4
 
 
 
Wales Michael White2
 
China Zhou Yuelong (32)4
 
 
 
England Ben Woollaston0
 
England Ben Woollaston4
 
 
 
England Andrew Higginson3
 
China Si Jiahui0
 
 
 
China Tian Pengfei4
 
England Ali Carter (16)2
 
 
 
Scotland Alan McManus4
 
Scotland Alan McManus2
 
 
 
China Tian Pengfei4
 
Northern Ireland Gerard Greene3
 
 
 
China Tian Pengfei4
 
China Tian Pengfei4
 
 
 
Wales Dominic Dale2
 
China Ding Junhui (17)3
 
 
 
Wales Dominic Dale4
 
Wales Dominic Dale4
 
 
 
China Xu Si1
 
Wales Matthew Stevens2
 
 
China Xu Si4
 
Section 2
 
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 Duane Jones3
 
 
 
China Lu Ning4
 
China Lu Ning0
 
 
 
England Tom Ford (24)4
 
England Tom Ford (24)4
 
 
 
England Peter Lines0
 
England Tom Ford (24)4
 
 
 
England Kyren Wilson (9)2
 
China Bai Langning4
 
 
 
England Jimmy White2
 
China Bai Langning3
 
 
 
England Kyren Wilson (9)4
 
England Kyren Wilson (9)4
 
 
 
China Liang Wenbo1
 
England Tom Ford (24)4
 
 
 
England Shaun Murphy (8)3
 
China Fan Zhengyi4
 
 
 
England Riley Parsons3
 
China Fan Zhengyi4
 
 
 
England Chris Wakelin3
 
Scotland Anthony McGill (25)2
 
 
 
England Chris Wakelin4
 
China Fan Zhengyi0
 
 
 
England Shaun Murphy (8)4
 
England Martin Gould3
 
 
 
Thailand Sunny Akani4
 
Thailand Sunny Akani1
 
 
 
England Shaun Murphy (8)4
 
England Shaun Murphy (8)4
 
 
China Chang Bingyu2
 
Section 3
 
Last 128
Best of 7 frames
Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
 
              
 
 
 
 
Australia Neil Robertson (5)4
 
 
 
Wales Kishan Hirani0
 
Australia Neil Robertson (5)4
 
 
 
Hong Kong Marco Fu2
 
Hong Kong Marco Fu4
 
 
 
Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty0
 
Australia Neil Robertson (5)0
 
 
 
China Zhao Xintong4
 
Scotland Scott Donaldson (28)3
 
 
 
China Zhao Xintong4
 
China Zhao Xintong4
 
 
 
England Anthony Hamilton0
 
England Anthony Hamilton4
 
 
 
China Zhang Jiankang2
 
China Zhao Xintong3
 
 
 
England David Gilbert (12)4
 
England David Gilbert (12)4
 
 
 
England Stuart Carrington1
 
England David Gilbert (12)4
 
 
 
England Ryan Davies0
 
England Ryan Davies4
 
 
 
China Lei Peifan2
 
England David Gilbert (12)4
 
 
 
Norway Kurt Maflin2
 
England Jimmy Robertson (21)4
 
 
 
England Robert Milkins2
 
England Jimmy Robertson (21)3
 
 
 
Norway Kurt Maflin4
 
Norway Kurt Maflin4
 
 
Thailand Noppon Saengkham3
 
Section 4
 
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 Harvey Chandler2
 
 
 
England Mike Dunn4
 
England Mike Dunn0
 
 
 
Scotland Graeme Dott (20)4
 
Scotland Graeme Dott (20)4
 
 
 
England Mark Davis2
 
Scotland Graeme Dott (20)2
 
 
 
Thailand Thepchaiya Un-Nooh4
 
England Joe O'Connor4
 
 
 
England Ian Burns2
 
England Joe O'Connor3
 
 
 
Thailand Thepchaiya Un-Nooh4
 
Scotland Stephen Maguire (13)0
 
 
 
Thailand Thepchaiya Un-Nooh4
 
Thailand Thepchaiya Un-Nooh2
 
 
 
England Ricky Walden (29)4
 
China Luo Honghao2
 
 
 
England Sam Craigie4
 
England Sam Craigiew/d
 
 
 
England Ricky Walden (29)w/o
 
England Ricky Walden (29)4
 
 
 
Malta Alex Borg0
 
England Ricky Walden (29)4
 
 
 
England Michael Holt3
 
England Michael Holt4
 
 
 
England James Cahill1
 
England Michael Holt4
 
 
 
Wales Mark Williams (4)1
 
Wales Mark Williams (4)4
 
 
Wales Jamie Clarke2
 

Bottom half

Section 5
 
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 Ronnie O'Sullivan (3)4
 
 
 
England Jamie O'Neill3
 
England Ronnie O'Sullivan (3)4
 
 
 
China Yuan Sijun3
 
China Yuan Sijun4
 
 
 
Brazil Igor Figueiredo0
 
England Ronnie O'Sullivan (3)4
 
 
 
Iran Hossein Vafaei (30)1
 
Iran Hossein Vafaei (30)4
 
 
 
Germany Simon Lichtenberg3
 
Iran Hossein Vafaei (30)4
 
 
 
China Chen Feilong2
 
Malaysia Thor Chuan Leong3
 
 
 
China Chen Feilong4
 
England Ronnie O'Sullivan (3)3
 
 
 
China Mei Xiwen4
 
China Yan Bingtao (14)3
 
 
 
China Mei Xiwen4
 
China Mei Xiwen4
 
 
 
China Li Hang0
 
China Li Hangw/o
 
 
 
Scotland Fraser Patrickw/d
 
China Mei Xiwen4
 
 
 
England Elliot Slessor1
 
Wales Ryan Day (19)4
 
 
 
Israel Eden Sharav0
 
Wales Ryan Day (19)2
 
 
 
England Elliot Slessor4
 
England Ashley Carty0
 
 
England Elliot Slessor4
 
Section 6
 
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 Jak Jones3
 
 
 
England Brandon Sargeant4
 
England Brandon Sargeant0
 
 
 
China Xiao Guodong (22)4
 
China Xiao Guodong (22)4
 
 
 
England Rod Lawler2
 
China Xiao Guodong (22)4
 
 
 
England Jack Lisowski (11)3
 
England Alfie Burden4
 
 
 
England Andy Hicks3
 
England Alfie Burden3
 
 
 
England Jack Lisowski (11)4
 
England Jack Lisowski (11)4
 
 
 
Wales Jackson Page1
 
China Xiao Guodong (22)1
 
 
 
England Mark Selby (6)4
 
England Hammad Miah4
 
 
 
England Mitchell Mann2
 
England Hammad Miah1
 
 
 
England Matthew Selt (27)4
 
England Matthew Selt (27)4
 
 
 
England Craig Steadman0
 
England Matthew Selt (27)2
 
 
 
England Mark Selby (6)4
 
Switzerland Alexander Ursenbacher2
 
 
 
England Martin O'Donnell4
 
England Martin O'Donnell1
 
 
 
England Mark Selby (6)4
 
England Mark Selby (6)4
 
 
England Barry Pinches2
 
Section 7
 
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 (7)4
 
 
 
Thailand James Wattana2
 
Northern Ireland Mark Allen (7)4
 
 
 
Hong Kong Andy Lee0
 
Hong Kong Andy Lee4
 
 
 
England David Lilley3
 
Northern Ireland Mark Allen (7)4
 
 
 
England Louis Heathcote1
 
Belgium Luca Brecel (26)1
 
 
 
Poland Adam Stefanow4
 
Poland Adam Stefanow3
 
 
 
England Louis Heathcote4
 
Northern Ireland Jordan Brown1
 
 
 
England Louis Heathcote4
 
Northern Ireland Mark Allen (7)4
 
 
 
England Barry Hawkins (10)0
 
England Barry Hawkins (10)4
 
 
 
Morocco Amine Amiri0
 
England Barry Hawkins (10)4
 
 
 
Cyprus Michael Georgiou0
 
Cyprus Michael Georgiou4
 
 
 
England David Grace3
 
England Barry Hawkins (10)4
 
 
 
Republic of Ireland Fergal O'Brien2
 
China Lyu Haotian (23)1
 
 
 
China Zhang Anda4
 
China Zhang Anda2
 
 
 
Republic of Ireland Fergal O'Brien4
 
Republic of Ireland Fergal O'Brien4
 
 
England Nigel Bond0
 
Section 8
 
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 Billy Joe Castle2
 
 
 
England John Astley4
 
England John Astley1
 
 
 
England Gary Wilson (18)4
 
England Gary Wilson (18)4
 
 
 
England Mark Joyce1
 
England Gary Wilson (18)4
 
 
 
England Joe Perry (15)3
 
England Liam Highfield4
 
 
 
England Oliver Lines1
 
England Liam Highfield2
 
 
 
England Joe Perry (15)4
 
England Joe Perry (15)4
 
 
 
England Mark Lloyd1
 
England Gary Wilson (18)3
 
 
 
Wales Lee Walker4
 
Wales Lee Walker4
 
 
 
China Chen Zifan1
 
Wales Lee Walker4
 
 
 
England Robbie Williams3
 
England Mark King (31)0
 
 
 
England Robbie Williams4
 
Wales Lee Walker4
 
 
 
England Judd Trump (2)2
 
England Sam Baird3
 
 
 
Wales Daniel Wells4
 
Wales Daniel Wells0
 
 
 
England Judd Trump (2)4
 
England Judd Trump (2)4
 
 
England Peter Ebdon0
 

Finals

 
Quarter-finals
Best of 9 frames
Semi-finals
Best of 11 frames
Final
Best of 17 frames
 
          
 
 
 
 
China Tian Pengfei0
 
 
 
England Tom Ford (24)5
 
England Tom Ford (24)3
 
 
 
England David Gilbert (12)6
 
England David Gilbert (12)5
 
 
 
England Ricky Walden (29)4
 
England David Gilbert (12)1
 
 
 
England Mark Selby (6)9
 
China Mei Xiwen3
 
 
 
England Mark Selby (6)5
 
England Mark Selby (6)6
 
 
 
Northern Ireland Mark Allen (7)5
 
Northern Ireland Mark Allen (7)5
 
 
Wales Lee Walker1
 

Final

Final: Best of 17 frames. Referee: Malta Terry Camilleri.
K2 Leisure Centre, Crawley, England, 20 October 2019.
David Gilbert (12)
 England
1–9 Mark Selby (6)
 England
Afternoon: 0–88 (88), 5–95 (68), 9–92 (79), 0–85 (85), 44–77, 101–0 (101), 0–130 (130), 0–113 (97)
Evening: 65–68 (Gilbert 51), 4–101 (101)
101 Highest break 130
1 Century breaks 2
2 50+ breaks 7

Century breaks

A total of 71 century breaks were made during the event. The highest was a maximum break made by Tom Ford in the final frame of his 4–3 win over Shaun Murphy.[5]

References

  1. ^ "Calendar for the 2019/20 season" (PDF). World Snooker. Retrieved 21 May 2019.
  2. ^ "English Open: Mark Selby hammers David Gilbert 9-1 in final". BBC Sport. 20 October 2019. Retrieved 21 October 2019.
  3. ^ "English Open final score and report: Mark Selby beats David Gilbert 9-1". Sporting Life. 20 October 2019. Retrieved 21 October 2019.
  4. ^ "Ford Makes 147 To Beat Murphy". World Snooker. 17 October 2019.
  5. ^ "19.com English Open 2019 – Centuries". World Snooker. Retrieved 14 October 2019.
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