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The 2015 Indian Open was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place between 10–14 March 2015 at the Grand Hyatt in Mumbai, India.[1] The tournament was originally scheduled for 13–17 October 2014, but was postponed until March due to the State Election in Maharashtra.[2]

Indian Open
Tournament information
Dates10–14 March 2015
VenueGrand Hyatt
CityMumbai
CountryIndia
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Winner's share£50,000
Highest breakEngland Stuart Carrington (138)
Final
ChampionWales Michael White
Runner-upEngland Ricky Walden
Score5–0
2013
2016

Mumbai played host to the tournament for the first time, having previously being held at the Le Meridien Hotel in New Delhi.[3]

Ding Junhui was the defending champion,[4] but he lost 3–4 against Thepchaiya Un-Nooh in the last 64.[5]

Michael White won his first ranking event by defeating Ricky Walden 5–0 in the final.[6][7]

Prize fundEdit

The breakdown of prize money for this year is shown below:[8]

Wildcard roundEdit

These matches were played in Mumbai on 10 March 2015.[9][10][11] The Indian wildcard players were selected through a qualifying tournament which was held at the PYC Hindu Gymkhana in Pune, India.[12][13]

Match Score
WC1   Thepchaiya Un-Nooh 4–0   Neeraj Kumar
WC2   Sam Baird 4–1   Brijesh Damani
WC3   Lyu Haotian 4–3   Dharminder Lilly
WC4   Adam Duffy 4–0   Sumit Talwar
WC5   Nigel Bond 4–2   Faisal Khan
WC6   Rhys Clark 4–3   Pankaj Advani

Main drawEdit

[9][10][11]

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
                  
  Ding Junhui 3
  Thepchaiya Un-Nooh 4
  Thepchaiya Un-Nooh 4
  Luca Brecel 0
  Luca Brecel 4
  Fergal O'Brien 2
  Thepchaiya Un-Nooh 4
  Jamie Jones 1
  Matthew Stevens 2
  Gerard Greene 4
  Gerard Greene 3
  Jamie Jones 4
  Jamie Jones 4
  Liang Wenbo 2
  Thepchaiya Un-Nooh 4
  Mark Davis 2
  Mark Davis 4
  Anthony Hamilton 2
  Mark Davis 4
  Anthony McGill 3
  Tom Ford 0
  Anthony McGill 4
  Mark Davis 4
  John Higgins 0
  Fraser Patrick 2
  Jamie Cope 4
  Jamie Cope 2
  John Higgins 4
  Jamie Burnett 2
  John Higgins 4
  Thepchaiya Un-Nooh 3
  Ricky Walden 4
  Joe Perry 4
  Marcus Campbell 2
  Joe Perry 4
  Rod Lawler 1
  Sam Baird 0
  Rod Lawler 4
  Joe Perry 4
  Kyren Wilson 3
  Ben Woollaston 4
  Yu Delu 3
  Ben Woollaston 1
  Kyren Wilson 4
  Kyren Wilson 4
  Alan McManus 0
  Joe Perry 2
  Ricky Walden 4
  Ali Carter w/d
  Mark Joyce w/o
  Mark Joyce 1
  Tian Pengfei 4
  Tian Pengfei 4
  Lyu Haotian 1
  Tian Pengfei 0
  Ricky Walden 4
  Mark King 3
  Aditya Mehta 4
  Aditya Mehta 2
  Ricky Walden 4
  Rory McLeod 1
  Ricky Walden 4
  Ricky Walden 0
  Michael White 5
  Judd Trump 4
  Peter Lines 2
  Judd Trump 4
  Adam Duffy 3
  Gary Wilson 3
  Adam Duffy 4
  Judd Trump 3
  Mark Williams 4
  Peter Ebdon 4
  Zhou Yuelong 2
  Peter Ebdon 3
  Mark Williams 4
  Eden Sharav 2
  Mark Williams 4
  Mark Williams 4
  Robert Milkins 1
  Graeme Dott 4
  Robin Hull 3
  Graeme Dott 4
  David Morris 0
  David Morris 4
  David Gilbert 0
  Graeme Dott 2
  Robert Milkins 4
  Ken Doherty 2
  Joe Swail 4
  Joe Swail 1
  Robert Milkins 4
  Mike Dunn 2
  Robert Milkins 4
  Mark Williams 2
  Michael White 4
  Marco Fu w/d
  Stuart Carrington w/o
  Stuart Carrington 1
  Li Hang 4
  Li Hang 4
  Allan Taylor 3
  Li Hang 2
  Michael White 4
  Matthew Selt 4
  Joel Walker 0
  Matthew Selt 2
  Michael White 4
  Cao Yupeng 3
  Michael White 4
  Michael White 4
  Chris Wakelin 2
  Ryan Day 1
  Nigel Bond 4
  Nigel Bond 4
  Dechawat Poomjaeng 3
  Thanawat Thirapongpaiboon 1
  Dechawat Poomjaeng 4
  Nigel Bond 1
  Chris Wakelin 4
  Rhys Clark 2
  Chris Wakelin 4
  Chris Wakelin 4
  Andrew Pagett 1
  Andrew Pagett 4
  Zack Richardson 2

FinalEdit

Final: Best of 9 frames. Referee: Terry Camilleri.
Grand Hyatt, Mumbai, India, 14 March 2015.[11]
Ricky Walden
  England
0–5 Michael White
  Wales
0–81 (81), 20–77 (77), 0–86, 1–90 (58), 6–85 (85)
20 Highest break 85
0 Century breaks 0
0 50+ breaks 4

QualifyingEdit

These matches were held on 12 and 13 February 2015 at the Barnsley Metrodome in Barnsley, England. The qualifiers were to take place between 18–21 September 2014, but were rescheduled as the ranking event was postponed.[2] All matches were best of 7 frames.[14][15][16]

Century breaksEdit

Qualifying stage centuriesEdit

[17]

Televised stage centuriesEdit

[18]

ReferencesEdit

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  4. ^ "Ding Junhui beats Aditya Mehta to win Indian Open title". BBC Sport. 18 October 2013. Retrieved 7 March 2015.
  5. ^ "Indian Open Snooker: Un-Nooh silences top gun Junhui". Business Standard. Business Standard Ltd. 11 March 2015. Retrieved 11 March 2015.
  6. ^ "Michael White wins first ranking title at Indian Open". BBC Sport. 14 March 2015. Retrieved 15 March 2015.
  7. ^ "Indian Open Snooker: Michael White Destroys Ricky Walden for Maiden Title". NDTV Sports. NDTV. 14 March 2015. Retrieved 15 March 2015.
  8. ^ "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 7 March 2015.
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  10. ^ a b "Indian Open 2015 Provisional Format of Play" (PDF). worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived (PDF) from the original on 7 March 2015. Retrieved 7 March 2015.
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  12. ^ "Indian Open 2014 Qualifying (Final)". Cue Sports India. Archived from the original on 10 March 2015. Retrieved 10 March 2015.
  13. ^ "Pankaj Advani and others qualify for Indian Open". The Times of India. Bennett, Coleman and Co. Ltd. 18 September 2014. Archived from the original on 10 March 2015. Retrieved 10 March 2015.
  14. ^ "India Open 2015 Qualifiers draw & results" (PDF). World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 14 February 2015. Archived (PDF) from the original on 7 March 2015. Retrieved 7 March 2015.
  15. ^ "Indian Open 2015 Qualifying Format" (PDF). worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived (PDF) from the original on 7 March 2015. Retrieved 7 March 2015.
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