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The 2013 Indian Open was a professional ranking snooker tournament held between 14–18 October 2013 at the Le Meridien Hotel in New Delhi, India. It was the first ranking event held in India,[1] and the fourth ranking event of the 2013/2014 season.[2]

Indian Open
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Tournament information
Dates14–18 October 2013
VenueLe Meridien Hotel
CityNew Delhi
CountryIndia
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£300,000
Winner's share£50,000
Highest breakChina Ding Junhui (142)
Final
ChampionChina Ding Junhui
Runner-upIndia Aditya Mehta
Score5–0
← First
2015

Ding Junhui won his eighth ranking title by defeating Aditya Mehta 5–0 in the final.[3] Ding became the first player to win two consecutive ranking titles in the same season since Ronnie O'Sullivan in 2002/2003, who won the 2003 European Open and the 2003 Irish Masters.[4] At the tournament Mehta became the first Indian player to reach the final of a ranking event.[5]

Prize fundEdit

The breakdown of prize money for this year is shown below:[6]

Wildcard roundEdit

These matches were played in New Delhi on 14 October 2013.[7][8][9][10] The Indian wildcard players were selected through a qualifying tournament.[11][12]

Match Score
WC1   Rod Lawler 4–1   Kamal Chawla
WC2   Jeff Cundy 4–0   Sundeep Gulati
WC3   Anthony McGill 4–3   Shivam Arora
WC4   Robbie Williams 4–1   Manan Chandra
WC5   Paul Davison 4–1   Faisal Khan
WC6   Liam Highfield w/d–w/o   Dharminder Lilly

Main drawEdit

[7][8][9][10]

Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
Quarter-finals
Best of 7 frames
Semi-finals
Best of 7 frames
Final
Best of 9 frames
                  
  Neil Robertson 4
  Noppon Saengkham 1
  Neil Robertson 4
  Rod Lawler 2
  Rod Lawler w/o
  Ali Carter w/d
  Neil Robertson 4
  Liang Wenbo 2
  Ryan Day 2
  Dechawat Poomjaeng 4
  Dechawat Poomjaeng 2
  Liang Wenbo 4
  Liang Wenbo 4
  David Morris 2
  Neil Robertson 2
  Ding Junhui 4
  Ding Junhui 4
  Barry Pinches 3
  Ding Junhui 4
  Mark Joyce 3
  Mark Joyce 4
  Sean O'Sullivan 0
  Ding Junhui 4
  John Higgins 2
  Jeff Cundy 3
  Li Yan 4
  Li Yan 0
  John Higgins 4
  Joel Walker 0
  John Higgins 4
  Ding Junhui 4
  Robbie Williams 1
  Barry Hawkins 1
  Anthony McGill 4
  Anthony McGill 4
  Fergal O'Brien 1
  Alex Davies 1
  Fergal O'Brien 4
  Anthony McGill 4
  Joe Perry 2
  Joe Perry w/o
  David Gilbert w/d
  Joe Perry 4
  Ricky Walden 2
  Gerard Greene 0
  Ricky Walden 4
  Anthony McGill 0
  Robbie Williams 4
  Ratchayothin Yotharuck 4
  James Wattana 3
  Ratchayothin Yotharuck 0
  Mike Dunn 4
  Mike Dunn 4
  Ken Doherty 2
  Mike Dunn 0
  Robbie Williams 4
  Andrew Higginson 4
  Jamie Burnett 2
  Andrew Higginson 1
  Robbie Williams 4
  Kyren Wilson w/d
  Robbie Williams w/o
  Ding Junhui 5
  Aditya Mehta 0
  Zhang Anda 4
  Alan McManus 1
  Zhang Anda 3
  Michael White 4
  Anthony Hamilton w/d
  Michael White w/o
  Michael White 4
  Gary Wilson 3
  Dominic Dale 0
  Gary Wilson 4
  Gary Wilson 4
  Marco Fu 3
  Tony Drago w/d
  Marco Fu w/o
  Michael White 3
  Stephen Maguire 4
  Mark Davis 4
  Elliot Slessor 2
  Mark Davis 4
  Michael Holt 1
  Jamie Cope 1
  Michael Holt 4
  Mark Davis 2
  Stephen Maguire 4
  Tom Ford 4
  Jamie Jones 3
  Tom Ford 3
  Stephen Maguire 4
  Paul Davison 1
  Stephen Maguire 4
  Stephen Maguire 3
  Aditya Mehta 4
  Stuart Bingham 4
  Liu Chuang 1
  Stuart Bingham 4
  Thanawat Thirapongpaiboon 2
  Thanawat Thirapongpaiboon 4
  Lyu Haotian 1
  Stuart Bingham 3
  Pankaj Advani 4
  Marcus Campbell 1
  Pankaj Advani 4
  Pankaj Advani 4
  Mark Allen 2
  Nigel Bond 1
  Mark Allen 4
  Pankaj Advani 3
  Aditya Mehta 4
  Chen Zhe 3
  Hammad Miah 4
  Hammad Miah 1
  Aditya Mehta 4
  Aditya Mehta 4
  Peter Ebdon 3
  Aditya Mehta 4
  Mark Williams 2
  Mark Williams w/o
  Yu Delu w/d
  Mark Williams 4
  Mark Selby 1
  Dharminder Lilly 0
  Mark Selby 4

FinalEdit

Final: Best of 9 frames. Referee: Brendan Moore.
Le Meridien Hotel, New Delhi, India, 18 October 2013.[10][13]
Ding Junhui
  China
5–0 Aditya Mehta
  India
76–36 (52), 87–0 (81), 107–0 (107), 93–1 (93), 116–1 (100)
107 Highest break 30
2 Century breaks 0
5 50+ breaks 0

QualifyingEdit

These matches were held on 11 and 12 August 2013 at the Doncaster Dome in Doncaster, England. All matches were best of 7 frames.[14][15][16]

Century breaksEdit

Qualifying stage centuriesEdit

[17]

Televised stage centuriesEdit

[18]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "New Ranking Event In India". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 23 July 2013. Archived from the original on 17 October 2013. Retrieved 1 August 2013.
  2. ^ "Tournament Calendar 2013/2014". Snooker.org. Retrieved 22 May 2012.
  3. ^ Sarangi, Y.B. (19 October 2013). "Ding ends Mehta's fine run, emerges champion". The Hindu. Archived from the original on 29 November 2013. Retrieved 19 October 2013.
  4. ^ "Brilliant Ding Is Star Of India". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 18 October 2013. Archived from the original on 19 October 2013. Retrieved 18 October 2013.
  5. ^ "Aditya Mehta suffers crushing defeat in Indian Open final". The Indian Express. 18 October 2013. Archived from the original on 29 November 2013. Retrieved 18 October 2013.
  6. ^ "Prize Money Breakdowns 2013/14". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 1 May 2013. Archived from the original on 12 October 2013. Retrieved 19 August 2013.
  7. ^ a b "Indian Open 2013 Draw & Results" (PDF). World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original (PDF) on 19 October 2013. Retrieved 19 October 2013.
  8. ^ a b "Indian Open 2013 Format" (PDF). worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived (PDF) from the original on 1 September 2013. Retrieved 30 August 2013.
  9. ^ a b "Indian Open 2013: Scores, results & schedule". BBC Sport. Archived from the original on 29 November 2013. Retrieved 15 October 2013.
  10. ^ a b c "Indian Open (2013)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 22 May 2012.
  11. ^ "Indian Qualifying Events for Indian Open 2013". Cue Sports India. Archived from the original on 19 October 2013. Retrieved 7 September 2013.
  12. ^ "Manan, Lilly make the cut". Deccan Herald. 5 September 2013. Archived from the original on 19 October 2013. Retrieved 7 September 2013.
  13. ^ "Final – Match 69 – Ding Junhui v Aditya Mehta". worldsnookerdata.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 18 October 2013. Retrieved 18 October 2013.
  14. ^ "Indian Open 2013 Qualifiers Draw & Format" (PDF). worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived (PDF) from the original on 1 August 2013. Retrieved 1 August 2013.
  15. ^ "Indian Open 2013 qualifiers results". worldsnookerdata.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 12 August 2013. Retrieved 12 August 2013.
  16. ^ "Indian Open Qualifiers (2013)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 1 August 2013.
  17. ^ "Indian Open qualifiers: century breaks". worldsnookerdata.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 12 August 2013. Retrieved 12 August 2013.
  18. ^ "Indian Open: century breaks". worldsnookerdata.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 18 October 2013. Retrieved 18 October 2013.

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