Ding moved clear from Perry with three successive frames and he completed the victory with a break of 131 in the 13th frame. The result ensured Ding, the tournament's youngest player, would face its oldest competitor Davis in the final. Ding said afterwards that he did not feel up to acceptable standard upon entering the competition because of his form in the qualifying rounds but spoke of his belief that he could win. Perry admitted that his opponent outperformed him during the match but reserved praise for Ding's playing style, "I never felt like I was in the match tonight. The other semi-final match had Ding defeat Perry 94 to become the first non-British or Irish player to compete in the final of the UK Championship in its 29-year history. After going through the first frame without scoring a point Ding won the second without Perry challenging him. Ding backed it up with century breaks of 129 and 100 and a half-century of 79 to lead Perry 53 after the first session. Ding played better than me throughout.
Reigning world champion Judd Trump won the event and his 12th ranking championship with a 103 win over Murphy in the final. In winning the event, Trump returned to the world number one position, that he had last held in 2013. Allen, however, lost 96 to England's Shaun Murphy in the semi-finals. Northern Irish cueist Mark Allen was the defending champion, after defeating Australian Neil Robertson in the previous year's final.
Ding continued his strong form by defeating Robertson 95. Breaks of 102, 77, 65 and 54 gave Ding a 53 lead.
The tournament was created as the United Kingdom Professional Snooker Championship in 1977 and was open to residents in the United Kingdom and holders of British passports.
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Dott defeated Michael White before defeating two world champions in Stuart Bingham and John Higgins to reach the quarter-final. Murphy, who had reached only the Scottish Open final in the previous season defeated Yuan Sijun 65 and Riga Masters champion Yan Bingtao 64 before drawing a rematch of the second round match at the 2019 World Championships against Neil Robertson. Graeme Dott qualified to play Shaun Murphy in the second quarter-final.
World number one Ronnie O'Sullivan established a 53 advantage over King but he lost the first three frames of the evening session. O'Sullivan conceded the eleventh frame early, leading to a warning by referee Alan Chamberlain for transgressing tournament rules, and he later scolded O'Sullivan for draping a white towel over his face and head during a prolonged safety shot exchange in frame 15. Down 86 O'Sullivan made breaks 106 and 86 to force a final frame decider that King won with a run of 46. World number two and seven-time world champion Stephen Hendry overcame Wattana 97.
The matches were best-of-17 frames until the final.Ding Junhui, the China Open champion, beat Fergal O'Brien 94 in the third stage of qualifying. The qualifying stage was played between players ranked 17 and those ranked lower for one of 16 places in the final stage between 31 October and 5 November at Pontin's Snooker Centre, Prestatyn, Wales.
The 2005 UK Championship (called the 2005 Travis Perkins UK Championship for sponsorship purposes) was the 2005 edition of the UK Championship, a professional snooker tournament that is one of the sport's three Triple Crown events. It was held at the Barbican Centre in York, North Yorkshire from 5 to 18 December 2005. The competition was the second of six World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA) ranking events in the 2005/2006 season and the tournament's 29th edition. It was broadcast in the United Kingdom and Europe on the BBC and Eurosport.
Defending champion Mark Allen conceded just four frames to draw Ding, having defeated Sam Craigie, Mark Davis (both 61) and Ali Carter (62). Allen defeated Ding 63 to reach the semi-finals. Two top-16 ranked players were defeated in first round; Mark Williams lost to Jak Jones and Barry Hawkins to Daniel Wells both 62. Ding Junhui defeated three fellow Chinese players in the first three rounds, overcoming Zhao Xintong, Xiao Guodong and Liang Wenbo to reach the quarter-finals.
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In the afternoon session both players shared the match's first six frames with a break of 111 from Ding in the third. In frame seven Ding retook the lead with a break of 81 and he established a two frame lead after Davis missed a straightforward red ball shot to a corner pocket to end the first session 53 ahead. In the evening session Davis conceded 33 points in fouls but was still in contention until he was out of position on a run of 40 and Ding took frame nine after 38 minutes. Davis received a reprieve from Ding after missing a simple pink ball shot to claim frame ten, but he missed a blue ball to the middle pocket while on a break of 39 in the eleventh because he concentrated solely on manoeuvring the cue ball. It allowed Ding to produce a 77 clearance and he followed it with 52 and 78 runs in the 12th frame to lead 84 at the mid-session interval.
Tom Ford made the highest break of qualifying, with a maximum break, the fourth of his career, in his 61 win in qualifying over Fraser Patrick. Qualifying for the event took place 1417 June 2019 in Ponds Forge International Sports Centre in Sheffield, England. Trump and Allen tied for the highest break during the televised stages, both scoring 141, with Trump also making 12 centuries throughout the tournament.