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The 2011 German Masters was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place between 2–6 February at the Tempodrom in Berlin, Germany.

German Masters
Tournament information
Dates2–6 February 2011
VenueTempodrom
CityBerlin
CountryGermany
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund280,000
Winner's share€50,000
Highest breakScotland John Higgins (143)
Final
ChampionWales Mark Williams
Runner-upEngland Mark Selby
Score9–7
1998
2012

The event was last held in 1998, but it was non-ranking. John Parrott won in the final 6–4 against Mark Williams.[1]

Mark Williams won his 18th ranking title by defeating Mark Selby 9–7 in the final.[2]

Prize fundEdit

The breakdown of prize money for this year is shown below:[3]

Wildcard roundEdit

These matches were played in Berlin on 2 and 3 February 2011.[4][5][6][7]

Match Score
WC1   Anthony Hamilton 5–1   Pavel Leyk
WC2   Thanawat Thirapongpaiboon 5–3   Tomasz Skalski
WC3   Jack Lisowski 5–2   Luca Brecel
WC4   Liu Song 2–5   Daniel Wells[8]
WC5   Nigel Bond 5–2   Stefan Kasper
WC6   Anthony McGill w/o–w/d   Mario Wehrmann
WC7   Joe Swail 5–0   Hans Blanckaert
WC8   Robert Milkins 5–1   Lasse Münstermann

Main drawEdit

FinalEdit

Final: Best of 17 frames. Referee:   Jan Verhaas.
Tempodrom, Berlin, Germany, 6 February 2011.[6]
Mark Selby (6)
  England
7–9 Mark Williams (3)
  Wales
Afternoon: 92-0 (82), 0–84 (56), 0–108 (108), 99–1, 0–81, 71–0 (63), 42–83 (53), 0–105 (105)
Evening: 46–71, 54–41, 0–121 (96), 70–27, 83–7 (60), 70–45, 49–76, 0–83 (82)
82 Highest break 108
0 Century breaks 2
3 50+ breaks 6

QualifyingEdit

These matches were held between 14 and 17 December 2010 at the World Snooker Academy, Sheffield, England.[11][12][13][14]

  Round 1
Best of 9 frames
Round 2
Best of 9 frames
Round 3
Best of 9 frames
                           
  Anthony Hamilton 5
  Kurt Maflin 4       Anthony Hamilton 5       Stuart Bingham 1
  Fergal O'Brien 2     Adam Wicheard 1       Anthony Hamilton 5
  Adam Wicheard 5
  Patrick Wallace 0
  Thanawat Thirapongpaiboon 5       Thanawat Thirapongpaiboon 5       Barry Hawkins 2
  Alfie Burden 5     Alfie Burden 1       Thanawat Thirapongpaiboon 5
  Zhang Anda 2
  Mike Dunn
Bye       Mike Dunn 3       Marcus Campbell 3
  Jack Lisowski 5     Jack Lisowski 5       Jack Lisowski 5
  James McBain 2
  Jamie Burnett 5
  James Wattana 4       Jamie Burnett 4       Ken Doherty 4
  Bjorn Haneveer 3     Liu Song 5       Liu Song 5
  Liu Song 5
  Barry Pinches 4
  Kyren Wilson 5       Kyren Wilson 2       Liang Wenbo 2
  Nigel Bond 5     Nigel Bond 5       Nigel Bond 5
  Reanne Evans 0
  Jimmy White 5
  Liam Highfield 2       Jimmy White 1       Judd Trump 5
  Jimmy Robertson 5     Jimmy Robertson 5       Jimmy Robertson 3
  Igor Figueiredo 2
  Tony Drago 5
  Kuldesh Johal 4       Tony Drago w/o       Andrew Higginson 5
  Ian McCulloch 5     Ian McCulloch w/d       Tony Drago 2
  Issara Kachaiwong 1
  Rod Lawler 2
  Simon Bedford 5       Simon Bedford 5       Matthew Stevens 5
  Andy Hicks 5     Andy Hicks 2       Simon Bedford 3
  Paul Davison 1
  Joe Jogia 1
  Jamie O'Neill 5       Jamie O'Neill 1       Tom Ford 2
  Anthony McGill 5     Anthony McGill 5       Anthony McGill 5
  Michael White 2
  Stuart Pettman w/d
  Xiao Guodong w/o       Xiao Guodong 3       Gerard Greene 3
  Dominic Dale 5     Dominic Dale 5       Dominic Dale 5
  David Morris 4
  Mark Joyce 5
  Andrew Pagett 1       Mark Joyce 3       Joe Perry 5
  Alan McManus 5     Alan McManus 5       Alan McManus 3
  Jak Jones 0
  Matthew Selt 5
  Ben Woollaston 3       Matthew Selt 5       Stephen Lee 5
  Michael Holt 3     David Gilbert 3       Matthew Selt 2
  David Gilbert 5
  Rory McLeod 3
  Matthew Couch 5       Matthew Couch 2       Ryan Day 5
  Steve Davis w/o     Steve Davis 5       Steve Davis 0
  Michael Judge w/d
  Peter Lines 2
  Joe Delaney 5       Joe Delaney 2       Martin Gould 0
  Joe Swail 5     Joe Swail 5       Joe Swail 5
  Justin Astley 1  
  Dave Harold 5
  Dermot McGlinchey 0       Dave Harold 5       Marco Fu 5
  Adrian Gunnell 5     Adrian Gunnell 2       Dave Harold 3
  Noppon Saengkham 0
  Robert Milkins 5
  Jimmy Michie 4       Robert Milkins 5       Mark Davis 4
  Jamie Jones 5     Jamie Jones 3       Robert Milkins 5
  Liu Chuang 2

Century breaksEdit

GalleryEdit

ReferencesEdit

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  12. ^ "German Masters Qualifiers Results And Format". World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 18 December 2010. Retrieved 17 December 2010.
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  14. ^ "German Masters 2011 – Qualifying". Global Snooker. Archived from the original on 2010-12-27. Retrieved 17 December 2010.
  15. ^ "Century Breaks (Qualifying)". Global Snooker. Archived from the original on 18 July 2011. Retrieved 17 December 2010.
  16. ^ "Century Breaks" (PDF). worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original (PDF) on 16 May 2012. Retrieved 9 February 2011.

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