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1995 Regal Welsh
Newport (Jan 22-29)

[First round | Second round | Third round | Quarters | Semis | THE FINAL]

First round

Losers receiving 640 pts except seeds 1 to 32 who get 427.
STEPHEN HENDRY SCO (1) bt Silvino Francisco SAF (57) 5-0 STEVE DAVIS (2) bt Paul Cavney (163) 5-0 Stephen Lee (40) bt JAMES WATTANA THA (3) 5-3 JIMMY WHITE (4) bt Jason Weston (102) 5-4 Fergal O'Brien IRE (42) bt JOHN PARROTT (5) 5-3 ALAN MCMANUS SCO (6) bt Mark Johnston-Allen (44) 5-1 Michael Judge IRE (171) bt KEN DOHERTY IRE (7) 5-4 DARREN MORGAN WAL (8) bt Andy Hicks (33) 5-2 RONNIE O'SULLIVAN (9) bt Drew Henry SCO (39) 5-4 PETER EBDON (10) bt Troy Shaw (74) 5-2 Chris Small SCO (86) bt NIGEL BOND (11) 5-0 JOE SWAIL NIR (12) bt Jim Wych CAN (56) 5-2 Joe Johnson (37) bt DAVID ROE (13) 5-3 Chris Scanlon (111) bt TERRY GRIFFITHS WAL (14) 5-0 WILLIE THORNE (15) bt Paul McPhillips SCO (59) 5-2 Antony Bolsover (128) bt TONY DRAGO MLT (16) 5-0 Peter Francisco SAF (61) bt STEVE JAMES (17) 5-3 John Read (87) bt MARTIN CLARK (18) 5-0 DAVE HAROLD (19) bt Tony Chappel WAL (53) 5-4 John Higgins SCO (51) bt DENE O'KANE NZL (20) 5-4 Jeff Cundy (138) bt TONY KNOWLES (21) 5-1 Paul Davies WAL (55) bt GARY WILKINSON (22) 5-4 MIKE HALLETT (23) bt Graham MacDonald (201) 5-2 DENNIS TAYLOR NIR (24) bt Graeme Dott SCO (-) 5-1 NEAL FOULDS (25) bt Terry Murphy NIR (91) 5-2 Karl Payne (78) bt DOUG MOUNTJOY WAL (26) 5-2 MICK PRICE (27) bt Matthew Couch (135) 5-1 JASON FERGUSON (28) bt Danny Fowler (46) 5-0 Stephen Murphy IRE (63) bt DEAN REYNOLDS (29) 5-2 Mark J Williams WAL (58) bt BRIAN MORGAN (30) 5-2 Anthony Hamilton (35) bt MARK BENNETT WAL (31) 5-3 Mark Flowerdew (84) bt ALAIN ROBIDOUX CAN (32) 5-2 James Wattana arrived in Wales less than 24 hours before the game after not practising at all during a month's holiday at home in Thailand. So perhaps it wasn't such a big surprise that he lost 3-5 to Stephen Lee in the first round. John Higgins came back from 4-0 down at the interval to beat Dene O'Kane 5-4. 17 of the 32 seeded players lost their first match!

Second round

Losers receiving 855 pts
HENDRY (1) bt Payne (78) 5-2 S DAVIS (2) bt HAROLD (19) 5-3 PRICE (27) bt WHITE (4) 5-4 Hamilton (35) bt MCMANUS (6) 5-3 O'SULLIVAN (9) bt HALLETT (23) 5-0 EBDON (10) bt DN TAYLOR (24) 5-4 Read (87) bt D MORGAN (8) 5-3 SWAIL (12) bt S Murphy (63) 5-3 P Davies (55) bt THORNE (15) 5-4 O'Brien (42) bt FOULDS (25) 5-1 Scanlon (111) bt FERGUSON (28) 5-3 M J Williams (58) bt Johnson (37) 5-3 J Higgins (51) bt Lee (40) 5-4 Small (86) bt P Francisco (61) 5-2 Flowerdew (84) bt Judge (171) 5-4 Bolsover (128) bt Cundy (138) 5-3

Third round

Losers receiving 1140 pts
HENDRY (1) bt Scanlon (111) 5-0 S DAVIS (2) bt M J Williams (58) 5-3 O'SULLIVAN (9) bt Hamilton (35) 5-4 EBDON (10) bt Read (87) 5-4 SWAIL (12) bt PRICE (27) 5-2 Small (86) bt O'Brien (42) 5-1 J Higgins (51) bt P Davies (55) 5-2 Flowerdew (84) bt Bolsover (128) 5-3

Quarter-finals

Losers receiving 1520 pts Small (86) bt
HENDRY (1) 5-1 Frame scores: 60-9 (59), 67-44 (67), 92-0 (72), 61-9, 51-69, 62-18 S DAVIS (2) bt Flowerdew (84) 5-3 Frame scores: 100-8 (78), 70-36, 99-1, 38-81 (61), 45-58, 55-13, 7-50, 83-39 J Higgins (51) bt O'SULLIVAN (9) 5-4 Frame scores: 23-65, 5-104 (100), 46-55, 70-39 (53), 82-6 (78), 70-21, 73-76 (73 O'Sullivan), 75-23 (75), 69-68 (69,68) In the deciding ninth frame, Ronnie had scored 68 when he missed a red into the center pocket. John then cleared the table to win on the final black. EBDON (10) bt SWAIL (12) 5-4 Frame scores: 67-25, 41-71 (62), 0-99 (99), 79-27 (79), 0-92 (92), 78-42, 24-79 (73), 93-16, 86-18

Semi-finals

Losers receiving 2025 pts
S DAVIS (2) bt EBDON (10) 6-3 Frame scores: 100-20 (98), 103-0 (68), 0-102 (64), 71-0, 0-135 (135), 88-2 (64), 84-56 (63,52), 25-90 (65), 63-49 J Higgins (51) bt Small (86) 6-1 Frame scores: 95-13 (95), 0-89 (89), 59-51 (Small 51), 63-14, 111-1 (107), 67-53, 75-20 (71)

THE FINAL

Loser receiving 2700 pts. Winner receiving 3600.
S DAVIS (2) bt J Higgins (51) 9-3 Frame scores: 62-10, 0-89 (89), 36-70, 79-28, 71-8, 95-0 (95), 32-85 (65), 85-17 (83), 66-58, 68-7 (63), 62-30 This was Steve Davis's 70th title of his career. After the match, he said: "To be honest, at the age of 37 I should be past it."
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