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2008 Shanghai MastersDescription : The 2008 Roewe Shanghai Masters was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place between 29 September and 5 October 2008 at the Shanghai Grand Stage in Shanghai, China. It was the second ranking event of the 2008/2009 season and was the second annual edition of the tournament.Former World Champion Graeme Dott withdrew from the competition after breaking his left arm on 30 September, during an informal football match with other snooker players. As a result, Jamie Cope, who was due... Page:2227

Roewe Shanghai Masters
Tournament information
Dates29 September–
5 October 2008
VenueShanghai Grand Stage
CityShanghai
CountryChina
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£282,000
Winner's share£52,000
Highest breakEngland Jamie Cope (147)
Final
ChampionEngland Ricky Walden
Runner-upEngland Ronnie O'Sullivan
Score10–8
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The 2008 Roewe Shanghai Masters was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place between 29 September and 5 October 2008 at the Shanghai Grand Stage in Shanghai, China. It was the second ranking event of the 2008/2009 season and was the second annual edition of the tournament.

Former World Champion Graeme Dott withdrew from the competition after breaking his left arm on 30 September, during an informal football match with other snooker players. As a result, Jamie Cope, who was due to play Dott in the first round, received a bye to the last 16, where he made the 64th official maximum break against Mark Williams.

Qualifier Ricky Walden won in the final 10–8 against World Champion Ronnie O'Sullivan to win his first ranking title.

Prize fund

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

  • Winner: £52,000
  • Runner-up: £25,000
  • Semi-final: £12,500
  • Quarter-final: £6,725
  • Last 16: £5,000
  • Last 32: £3,450
  • Last 48: £2,050
  • Last 64: £1,400
  • Stage one highest break: £500
  • Stage two highest break: £2,000
  • Stage one maximum break: £1,000
  • Stage two maximum break: £20,000
  • Total: £282,000

Wildcard round

These matches were played in Shanghai on 29 September.

MatchScore
WC1England Ricky Walden5–0China Zhang Anda
WC2England Judd Trump5–4China Ah Bulajiang
WC3England Jimmy White5–2China Xiao Guodong
WC4England Anthony Hamilton5–1China Li Yan
WC5England Andy Hicks5–1China Li Yuan
WC6England Tom Ford5–4China Yu Delu
WC7England Stuart Pettman5–1China Cao Xinlong

Main draw

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
               
1Wales Dominic Dale4
England Steve Davis5
 England Steve Davis5
England Dave Harold4
12China Ding Junhui3
England Dave Harold5
 England Steve Davis2
England Ricky Walden5
11Australia Neil Robertson5
Republic of Ireland Fergal O'Brien2
11Australia Neil Robertson4
England Ricky Walden5
7Scotland Stephen Hendry4
England Ricky Walden5
England Ricky Walden6
5England Mark Selby4
5England Mark Selby5
England Judd Trump1
5England Mark Selby5
16England Mark King0
16England Mark King5
England Jimmy White4
5England Mark Selby5
15Hong Kong Marco Fu3
15Hong Kong Marco Fu5
England Anthony Hamilton2
15Hong Kong Marco Fu5
England Andy Hicks2
4England Shaun Murphy1
England Andy Hicks5
England Ricky Walden10
2England Ronnie O'Sullivan8
3Scotland Stephen Maguire5
England Barry Hawkins3
3Scotland Stephen Maguire5
England Stuart Bingham3
10England Peter Ebdon3
England Stuart Bingham5
3Scotland Stephen Maguire5
9Wales Ryan Day4
9Wales Ryan Day5
China Liang Wenbo0
9Wales Ryan Day5
6Scotland John Higgins2
6Scotland John Higgins5
England Tom Ford4
3Scotland Stephen Maguire5
2England Ronnie O'Sullivan6
8England Allister Carter2
Wales Mark Williams5
Wales Mark Williams5
England Jamie Cope2
14Scotland Graeme Dottw/d
England Jamie Copew/o
Wales Mark Williams3
2England Ronnie O'Sullivan5
13England Joe Perry5
Wales Matthew Stevens1
13England Joe Perry3
2England Ronnie O'Sullivan5
2England Ronnie O'Sullivan5
England Stuart Pettman2

Final

Final: Best of 19 frames. Terry Camilleri.
Shanghai Grand Stage, Shanghai, China, 5 October 2008.
Ricky Walden
 England
10 – 8Ronnie O'Sullivan (2)
 England
Afternoon: 0–88, 61–47, 113–20 (74), 99–4 (94), 22–86 (58), 0–95 (64), 1–87 (87), 77–38 (56), 0–78 (78)
Evening: 104–0 (95), 5–122 (108), 78–21, 65–25, 16–82 (82), 73–23 (59), 84–4, 30–66, 105–11 (105)
105Highest break108
1Century breaks1
650+ breaks6

Qualifying rounds

These matches took place from 2 to 5 September 2008 at Pontins in Prestatyn, Wales.

 Round 1
Best of 9 frames
 Round 2
Best of 9 frames
 Round 3
Best of 9 frames
 Round 4
Best of 9 frames
 Scotland James McBain5  England Mark Davis5  Northern Ireland Gerard Greene5  England Steve Davis5
 India Aditya Mehta2  Scotland James McBain3  England Mark Davis3  Northern Ireland Gerard Greene3
 England Peter Lines5  England Rod Lawler5  England Jimmy Michie4  England Dave Harold5
 Wales Andrew Pagett0  England Peter Lines1  England Rod Lawler5  England Rod Lawler1
 Wales Daniel Wells5  Wales Ian Preece5  Scotland Marcus Campbell2  Republic of Ireland Fergal O'Brien5
 England Wayne Cooper3  Wales Daniel Wells1  Wales Ian Preece5  Wales Ian Preece3
 England Lee Spick5  China Liu Song3  England Ricky Walden5  England Ian McCulloch2
 Northern Ireland Declan Hughes1  England Lee Spick5  England Lee Spick3  England Ricky Walden5
 Republic of Ireland Rodney Goggins2  England Martin Gould1  England Judd Trump5  Northern Ireland Joe Swail3
 England Andy Lee5  England Andy Lee5  England Andy Lee2  England Judd Trump5
 Wales Jamie Jones2  England Jimmy White5  England Andrew Higginson3  Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty1
 China Li Hang5  China Li Hang3  England Jimmy White5  England Jimmy White5
 Scotland Scott MacKenzie2  Wales Paul Davies2  England Michael Holt5  England Anthony Hamilton5
 Scotland Robert Stephen5  Scotland Robert Stephen5  Scotland Robert Stephen1  England Michael Holt1
 England Kuldesh Johal5  England Andy Hicks5  England David Gilbert2  Republic of Ireland Michael Judge2
 England David Grace3  England Kuldesh Johal3  England Andy Hicks5  England Andy Hicks5
 Northern Ireland Patrick Wallace1  Republic of Ireland David Morris5  England David Gray3  England Barry Hawkins5
 China Jin Long5  China Jin Long3  Republic of Ireland David Morris5  Republic of Ireland David Morris2
 England Stephen Craigie5  Republic of Ireland Joe Delaney2  England Mike Dunn5  England Stuart Bingham5
 Netherlands Stefan Mazrocis1  England Stephen Craigie5  England Stephen Craigie2  England Mike Dunn0
 England Lewis Roberts1  England David Roe3  China Liang Wenbo5  Northern Ireland Mark Allen2
 Thailand Atthasit Mahitthi5  Thailand Atthasit Mahitthi5  Thailand Atthasit Mahitthi3  China Liang Wenbo5
 Thailand Supoj Saenla2  England Andrew Norman5  England Tom Ford5  England Stephen Lee4
 Republic of Ireland Vincent Muldoon5  Republic of Ireland Vincent Muldoon3  England Andrew Norman2  England Tom Ford5
 England Paul Davison5  England Mark Joyce5  England Adrian Gunnell3  Wales Mark Williams5
 New Zealand Chris McBreen1  England Paul Davison1  England Mark Joyce5  England Mark Joyce1
 England Matthew Selt5  England Robert Milkins3  Scotland Jamie Burnett5  England Jamie Cope5
 England Michael Georgiou0  England Matthew Selt5  England Matthew Selt0  Scotland Jamie Burnett0
 England Matthew Couch5  England Barry Pinches0  Scotland Alan McManus5  Wales Matthew Stevens5
 China Liu Chuang1  England Matthew Couch5  England Matthew Couch2  Scotland Alan McManus1
 England Simon Bedford  England Stuart Pettman5  England Rory McLeod3  England Nigel Bond4
 bye  England Simon Bedford3  England Stuart Pettman5  England Stuart Pettman5
  1. ^ Matches were held over and played in Shanghai.

Century breaks

Qualifying stage centuries

  • 130 Lee Spick
  • 121 James McBain
  • 116 Jin Long
  • 112 Matt Selt
  • 110 Paul Davison
  • 107 Liu Song
  • 105 Andy Hicks
  • 101 Andrew Norman

Televised stage centuries

  • 147 Jamie Cope
  • 145, 141, 108, 106, 100 Ronnie O'Sullivan
  • 139, 105, 104, 101 Ricky Walden
  • 139 Ian Preece
  • 137 Fergal O'Brien
  • 136, 134 John Higgins
  • 135 Judd Trump
  • 128 Mark Williams
  • 127, 104 Andy Hicks
  • 127 Atthasit Mahitthi
  • 125, 107, 106 Tom Ford
  • 120, 116, 115, 114 Stuart Pettman
  • 119 Nigel Bond
  • 114, 101 Stephen Maguire
  • 114 Jamie Burnett
  • 114 Peter Ebdon
  • 108 Gerard Greene
  • 106, 105 Joe Perry
  • 105 Liang Wenbo
  • 105 Mark Selby
  • 103 Stuart Bingham
  • 103 Barry Hawkins
  • 102 Jimmy White
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