World Snooker Championship
Tournament information
Dates 18 April - 4 May 2009
Venue Crucible Theatre
Location Sheffield
Country England
Organisation(s) WPBSA
Format Ranking event
Total prize fund £1,111,000
Winner's share £250,000
Highest break 147
Defending champion Flag of England Ronnie O' Sullivan
Winner Flag of Scotland John Higgins
Runner up Flag of England Shaun Murphy
Score 18-9

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World Snooker Championship
The early years
Post-War to decline
World Matchplay
Challenge matches
The modern era (pre-Crucible)
The Crucible Theatre
Winners and statistics
List of winners from 1927 to present
Official Top Sixteen snooker players for season 2008/2009
1. Flag of EnglandRonnie O'Sullivan 2.Flag of ScotlandStephen Maguire 3. Flag of EnglandShaun Murphy 4. Flag of EnglandMark Selby 5. Flag of ScotlandJohn Higgins 6. Flag of ScotlandStephen Hendry 7. Flag of EnglandAllister Carter 8. Flag of WalesRyan Day
9. Flag of England Peter Ebdon 10. Flag of AustraliaNeil Robertson 11. Flag of the People's Republic of ChinaDing Junhui 12. Flag of England Joe Perry 13. Flag of ScotlandGraeme Dott 14. Flag of Hong KongMarco Fu 15. Flag of EnglandMark King 16. Flag of Northern IrelandMark Allen