2012 Australian Goldfields Open

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Australian Goldfields Open
2012 Australian Goldfields Open logo.jpg
Tournament information
Dates 9–15 July 2012
Venue Bendigo Stadium
City Bendigo
Country Australia
Organisation(s) WPBSA
Format Ranking event
Total prize fund A$435,000
Winner's share $70,000
Highest break China Cao Yupeng (143)
Final
Champion England Barry Hawkins
Runner-up England Peter Ebdon
Score 9–3
2011
2013

The 2012 Australian Goldfields Open was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place between 9–15 July 2012 at the Bendigo Stadium in Bendigo, Australia. It was the second ranking event of the 2012/2013 season.[1]

Stuart Bingham was the defending champion,[2][3] but he lost in the first round 4–5 against Matthew Selt.[4][5]

Barry Hawkins won his first ranking title by defeating Peter Ebdon 9–3 in the final.[6][7]

Prize fund[edit]

The breakdown of prize money for this year is shown below:[8]

Wildcard round[edit]

These matches were played in Bendigo on 9 July.[9][10][11][12][13][14]

Match Score
WC1 China Cao Yupeng 5–2 Australia Johl Younger
WC2 Scotland Alan McManus 5–0 Australia James Mifsud

Main draw[edit]

[10][11][12][13][14]

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 17 frames
               
1 England Stuart Bingham 4
England Matthew Selt 5
England Matthew Selt 5
Wales Ryan Day 3
11 England Andrew Higginson 4
Wales Ryan Day 5
England Matthew Selt 3
14 England Barry Hawkins 5
14 England Barry Hawkins 5
China Xiao Guodong 1
14 England Barry Hawkins 5
6 Wales Matthew Stevens 2
6 Wales Matthew Stevens 5
China Liang Wenbo 3
14 England Barry Hawkins 6
12 England Mark Davis 4
8 England Martin Gould 5
Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 3
8 England Martin Gould 5
China Cao Yupeng 4
10 England Ali Carter 3
China Cao Yupeng 5
8 England Martin Gould 2
12 England Mark Davis 5
12 England Mark Davis 5
England Jack Lisowski 2
12 England Mark Davis 5
4 Australia Neil Robertson 1
4 Australia Neil Robertson 5
England Nigel Bond 1
14 England Barry Hawkins 9
13 England Peter Ebdon 3
3 England Shaun Murphy 5
Scotland Marcus Campbell 4
3 England Shaun Murphy 5
England Tom Ford 1
15 Wales Dominic Dale 2
England Tom Ford 5
3 England Shaun Murphy 4
13 England Peter Ebdon 5
13 England Peter Ebdon 5
England Michael Holt 4
13 England Peter Ebdon 5
7 China Ding Junhui 4
7 China Ding Junhui 5
Scotland Alan McManus 0
13 England Peter Ebdon 6
Hong Kong Marco Fu 2
5 England Stephen Lee 5
England Rory McLeod 4
5 England Stephen Lee 5
England Jamie Cope 2
9 England Ricky Walden 4
England Jamie Cope 5
5 England Stephen Lee 1
Hong Kong Marco Fu 5
16 England Joe Perry 1
Hong Kong Marco Fu 5
Hong Kong Marco Fu 5
Scotland Jamie Burnett 1
2 England Mark Selby 3
Scotland Jamie Burnett 5

Final[edit]

Final: Best of 17 frames. Referee: Eirian Williams.
Bendigo Stadium, Bendigo, Australia, 15 July 2012.[12][15]
Barry Hawkins (14)
 England
9–3 Peter Ebdon (13)
 England
Afternoon: 27–69, 75–8 (57), 80–0 (74), 120–0 (106), 119–0 (114), 7–68 (63), 72–46, 32–64
Evening: 133–0 (133), 65–10, 74–12 (74), 73–40 (51)
133 Highest break 63
3 Century breaks 0
7 50+ breaks 1

Qualifying[edit]

These matches were held between 12 and 15 June 2012 at the World Snooker Academy in Sheffield, England.[14][16][17][18]

  Round 1
Best of 9 frames
  Round 2
Best of 9 frames
  Round 3
Best of 9 frames
  Round 4
Best of 9 frames
                               
Thailand Thepchaiya Un-Nooh 5   England Adam Duffy 3   England Matthew Selt 5   Wales Jamie Jones 2
England Allan Taylor 0   Thailand Thepchaiya Un-Nooh 5   Thailand Thepchaiya Un-Nooh 3   England Matthew Selt 5
Iran Hossein Vafaei w/d   Thailand Passakorn Suwannawat 2   Wales Michael White 5   Wales Ryan Day 5
England Mitchell Mann w/o   England Mitchell Mann 5   England Mitchell Mann 2   Wales Michael White 2
Australia Ben Judge 0   Norway Kurt Maflin 5   China Xiao Guodong 5   Republic of Ireland Fergal O'Brien 2
England Robbie Williams 5   England Robbie Williams 4   Norway Kurt Maflin 4   China Xiao Guodong 5
Thailand Thanawat Thirapongpaiboon 5   England Craig Steadman 1   England Peter Lines 4   China Liang Wenbo 5
England Adrian Gunnell 1   Thailand Thanawat Thirapongpaiboon 5   Thailand Thanawat Thirapongpaiboon 5   Thailand Thanawat Thirapongpaiboon 1
Wales Daniel Wells 0   England Simon Bedford 2   England Steve Davis 0   Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 5
England Michael Wild 5   England Michael Wild 5   England Michael Wild 5   England Michael Wild 0
China Cao Yupeng 5   England Alfie Burden 2   England Mike Dunn 2   England Anthony Hamilton w/d
England Paul Davison 2   China Cao Yupeng 5   China Cao Yupeng 5   China Cao Yupeng w/o
England Sam Baird 5   England Andy Hicks 3   England Dave Harold 5   England Jack Lisowski 5
England Jamie O'Neill 0   England Sam Baird 5   England Sam Baird 4   England Dave Harold 2
China Chen Zhe 1   China Yu Delu 2   England Nigel Bond 5   England Mark King 4
England Michael Wasley 5   England Michael Wasley 5   England Michael Wasley 2   England Nigel Bond 5
China Tian Pengfei 5   Thailand Dechawat Poomjaeng 5   Scotland Anthony McGill 5   Scotland Marcus Campbell 5
England Joel Walker 1   China Tian Pengfei 4   Thailand Dechawat Poomjaeng 3   Scotland Anthony McGill 0
China Zhang Anda 3   Thailand James Wattana 5   England Jimmy Robertson 4   England Tom Ford 5
Scotland Fraser Patrick 5   Scotland Fraser Patrick 2   Thailand James Wattana 5   Thailand James Wattana 4
England Ian Burns 5   England Liam Highfield 5   England Jimmy White w/d   England Michael Holt 5
England Sean O'Sullivan 2   England Ian Burns 2   England Liam Highfield w/o   England Liam Highfield 2
Scotland Michael Leslie 2   Malta Tony Drago 5   Scotland Alan McManus 5   England Robert Milkins 2
Wales Duane Jones 5   Wales Duane Jones 1   Malta Tony Drago 4   Scotland Alan McManus 5
India Aditya Mehta 5   England Barry Pinches 5   England Ben Woollaston 1   England Rory McLeod 5
England Lee Spick 2   India Aditya Mehta 4   England Barry Pinches 5   England Barry Pinches 0
India Pankaj Advani 5   China Li Yan 1   China Liu Chuang 5   England Jamie Cope 5
England Justin Astley 1   India Pankaj Advani 5   India Pankaj Advani 2   China Liu Chuang 2
Belgium Luca Brecel 4   England Mark Joyce 0   Northern Ireland Gerard Greene 5   Hong Kong Marco Fu 5
England Rod Lawler 5   England Rod Lawler 5   England Rod Lawler 3   Northern Ireland Gerard Greene 2
England Martin O'Donnell 5   England David Grace 3   England David Gilbert 5   Scotland Jamie Burnett 5
England Jeff Cundy 2   England Martin O'Donnell 5   England Martin O'Donnell 0   England David Gilbert 3

Century breaks[edit]

Qualifying stage centuries[edit]

[14][19]

Televised stage centuries[edit]

[14][20]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "Bingham claims maiden ranking title". Eurosport UK. 24 July 2011. 
  3. ^ "Stuart Bingham beats Mark Williams 9-8 to win Australian Open". BBC Sport. Retrieved 13 July 2012. 
  4. ^ "Champ Bingham Stunned By Selt". World Snooker. Retrieved 12 July 2012. 
  5. ^ "Australian Open 2012: Stuart Bingham loses to Matthew Selt". BBC Sport. Retrieved 13 July 2012. 
  6. ^ "Australian Open 2012: Barry Hawkins defeats Peter Ebdon". BBC Sport. Retrieved 15 July 2012. 
  7. ^ Lappe, Liam. "Hawkins claims maiden ranking title". Eurosport UK. Retrieved 15 July 2012. 
  8. ^ "Prize Money". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 11 June 2012. 
  9. ^ "Younger And Mifsud Are Aussie Wild Cards". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 4 June 2012. 
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  15. ^ "Final – Match 33 – Barry Hawkins v Peter Ebdon". worldsnookerdata.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 23 June 2013. Retrieved 23 June 2013. 
  16. ^ "Australian Goldfields Open 2012 Qualifiers Draw and Format" (PDF). worldsnooker.com. World Snooker. Retrieved 4 June 2012. 
  17. ^ "Australian Goldfields Open Qualifiers 2012 Results" (PDF). World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived (PDF) from the original on 23 June 2013. Retrieved 23 June 2013. 
  18. ^ "Australian Goldfields Open Qualifiers (2012)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 4 June 2012. 
  19. ^ "Australian Goldfields Open 2012 qualifiers centuries". worldsnookerdata.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 15 June 2012. Retrieved 15 June 2012. 
  20. ^ "Australian Goldfields Open 2012 centuries". worldsnookerdata.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 15 July 2012. Retrieved 15 July 2012. 

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