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The 2015 BAIC Motor China Open was a professional ranking snooker tournament, that took place between 30 March and 5 April 2015 at the Beijing University Students' Gymnasium in Beijing, China. It was the tenth ranking event of the 2014/2015 season.[1]

BAIC Motor China Open
Tournament information
Dates30 March–5 April 2015
VenueBeijing University Students' Gymnasium
CityBeijing
CountryChina
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£478,000
Winner's share£85,000
Highest breakEngland Mark Selby (145)
Final
ChampionEngland Mark Selby
Runner-upEngland Gary Wilson
Score10–2
2014
2016

Ding Junhui was the defending champion,[2] but he lost 5–6 against Gary Wilson in the semi-finals.[3]

Mark Selby defeated Wilson 10–2 to win his sixth career ranking title, second of the season and first China Open after two final losses. The tournament was Wilson's first ranking event final.[4][5]

Prize fundEdit

The breakdown of prize money for this year is shown below:[6][7]

Wildcard roundEdit

These matches were played in Beijing on 30 March 2015.[8][9][10]

Match Score
WC1   Alex Davies 0–5   Zhao Xintong
WC2   Robin Hull 5–1   Yan Bingtao
WC3   Peter Lines 5–3   Yuan Sijun
WC4   Zhou Yuelong 5–2   Zhang Yong

Main drawEdit

[8][9][10]

Last 64
Best of 9 frames
Last 32
Best of 9 frames
Last 16
Best of 9 frames
Quarter-finals
Best of 9 frames
Semi-finals
Best of 11 frames
Final
Best of 19 frames
                  
  Ding Junhui 5
  Marcus Campbell 1
  Ding Junhui 5
  Mark Davis 1
  Kyren Wilson 3
  Mark Davis 5
  Ding Junhui 5
  Mark Williams 2
  Mark Williams 5
  Zhao Xintong 2
  Mark Williams 5
  Michael Leslie 0
  Joe O'Connor 1
  Michael Leslie 5
  Ding Junhui 5
  John Higgins 4
  John Higgins 5
  Yu Delu 3
  John Higgins 5
  Graeme Dott 2
  Daniel Wells 3
  Graeme Dott 5
  John Higgins 5
  Judd Trump 4
  Peter Ebdon 5
  Zhang Anda 4
  Peter Ebdon 1
  Judd Trump 5
  Andrew Higginson 3
  Judd Trump 5
  Ding Junhui 5
  Gary Wilson 6
  Barry Hawkins 5
  Gerard Greene 2
  Barry Hawkins 5
  Dominic Dale 2
  Jimmy Robertson 3
  Dominic Dale 5
  Barry Hawkins 5
  Stephen Maguire 3
  Ryan Day 5
  Liam Highfield 1
  Ryan Day 4
  Stephen Maguire 5
  David Morris 1
  Stephen Maguire 5
  Barry Hawkins 3
  Gary Wilson 5
  Ricky Walden 5
  Cao Yupeng 0
  Ricky Walden 2
  Gary Wilson 5
  Gary Wilson 5
  Liang Wenbo 3
  Gary Wilson 5
  Dechawat Poomjaeng 1
  Alan McManus 4
  Jack Lisowski 5
  Jack Lisowski 0
  Dechawat Poomjaeng 5
  Dechawat Poomjaeng 5
  Neil Robertson 4
  Gary Wilson 2
  Mark Selby 10
  Ronnie O'Sullivan w/d
  Robin Hull w/o
  Robin Hull 5
  Mark King 4
  Jamie Burnett 3
  Mark King 5
  Robin Hull 1
  Kurt Maflin 5
  Fergal O'Brien 3
  Mike Dunn 5
  Mike Dunn 3
  Kurt Maflin 5
  Kurt Maflin 5
  Ali Carter 4
  Kurt Maflin 5
  Shaun Murphy 4
  Marco Fu 5
  Ashley Carty 0
  Marco Fu 4
  Jamie Jones 5
  Jamie Jones 5
  Matthew Stevens 3
  Jamie Jones 3
  Shaun Murphy 5
  Anthony McGill 5
  Alfie Burden 1
  Anthony McGill 4
  Shaun Murphy 5
  Jamie Cope 1
  Shaun Murphy 5
  Kurt Maflin 3
  Mark Selby 6
  Stuart Bingham 5
  Peter Lines 1
  Stuart Bingham 4
  Michael White 5
  Ken Doherty 4
  Michael White 5
  Michael White 1
  Robert Milkins 5
  Joe Swail 4
  Zak Surety 5
  Zak Surety 4
  Robert Milkins 5
  Nigel Bond 3
  Robert Milkins 5
  Robert Milkins 4
  Mark Selby 5
  Joe Perry 3
  David Gilbert 5
  David Gilbert 5
  Zhou Yuelong 2
  Anthony Hamilton 1
  Zhou Yuelong 5
  David Gilbert 2
  Mark Selby 5
  Elliot Slessor 5
  Matthew Selt 3
  Elliot Slessor 0
  Mark Selby 5
  Mark Joyce 3
  Mark Selby 5

FinalEdit

Final: Best of 19 frames. Referee:   Brendan Moore.
Beijing University Students' Gymnasium, Beijing, China, 5 April 2015.[10]
Gary Wilson
  England
2–10 Mark Selby
  England
Afternoon: 39–74, 43–87 (51), 41–56, 91–1 (91), 36–70, 40–78 (54), 0–145 (145), 3–72, 0–86
Evening: 0–136 (136), 101–0 (101), 32–83
101 Highest break 145
1 Century breaks 2
2 50+ breaks 4

QualifyingEdit

These matches were held on 14 and 15 February 2015 at the Barnsley Metrodome in Barnsley, England. All matches were best of 9 frames.[11][12][13]

Century breaksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Tournament Calendar 2014/2015". Snooker.org. Retrieved 15 March 2015.
  2. ^ "Ding Junhui wins China Open to equal Stephen Hendry record". BBC Sport. 6 April 2014. Retrieved 15 March 2015.
  3. ^ "China Open: Gary Wilson to play Mark Selby in final". BBC Sport. 4 April 2015. Retrieved 4 April 2015.
  4. ^ "Mark Selby thrashes Gary Wilson to win Baic Motor China Open in Beijing". Daily Mail. 5 April 2015. Retrieved 16 April 2015.
  5. ^ "Mark Selby beats Gary Wilson in final". BBC Sport. 5 April 2015. Retrieved 16 April 2015.
  6. ^ "Indicative Prize Money Rankings Schedule 2014/2015 Season" (PDF). worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 12 May 2014. Archived from the original (PDF) on 15 May 2014. Retrieved 15 March 2015.
  7. ^ "Snooker – Tournament Info: China Open 2015" (in German). Eurosport Deutschland. 28 March 2015. Archived from the original on 28 March 2015. Retrieved 28 March 2015.
  8. ^ a b "China Open 2015 draw" (PDF). worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 16 February 2015. Retrieved 15 March 2015.
  9. ^ a b "China Open 2015 Provisional Format of Play" (PDF). worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived (PDF) from the original on 15 March 2015. Retrieved 15 March 2015.
  10. ^ a b c "Baic Motor China Open (2015)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 15 March 2015.
  11. ^ "China Open 2015 Qualifiers draw & results" (PDF). World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 16 February 2015. Archived (PDF) from the original on 15 March 2015. Retrieved 15 March 2015.
  12. ^ "China Open 2015 Qualifying Format" (PDF). worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived (PDF) from the original on 7 March 2015. Retrieved 15 March 2015.
  13. ^ "China Open Qualifiers (2015)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 15 March 2015.
  14. ^ "China Open qualifiers: century breaks". worldsnookerdata.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 13 March 2015. Retrieved 15 March 2015.
  15. ^ "China Open: century breaks". worldsnookerdata.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 15 March 2015.