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The 2016 Indian Open was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place between 5–9 July 2016 at the HICC Novotel Hotel in Hyderabad, India.[1] It was the second ranking event of the 2016/2017 season.[2]

Indian Open
Tournament information
Dates5–9 July 2016
VenueHICC Novotel Hotel
CityHyderabad
CountryIndia
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£300,000[1]
Winner's share£50,000
Highest breakEngland Mark King (142)
Final
ChampionScotland Anthony McGill
Runner-upEngland Kyren Wilson
Score5–2
2015
2017

Hyderabad hosted the event for the first time, the previous venue being Grand Hyatt in Mumbai.[1]

Michael White was the defending champion,[3] but he lost 1–4 against Anthony Hamilton in the held over qualifying round.[4]

Anthony McGill won the first ranking title of his career, defeating Kyren Wilson 5–2 in the final.[5]

Prize fundEdit

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

The "rolling 147 prize" for a maximum break stood at £30,000.[7]

Wildcard roundEdit

These matches were played in Hyderabad on 5 July 2016.[8][9][10][11]

Match Score
WC1   Zhao Xintong 4–2   Kamal Chawla
WC2   Hamza Akbar w/d–w/o   Dilip Kumar
WC3   Fraser Patrick w/d–w/o   Ishpreet Singh Chadha
WC4   Andrew Higginson 4–1   Manan Chandra
WC5   Fang Xiongman 2–4   Pankaj Advani
WC6   David Grace 4–1   Lucky Vatnani

Main drawEdit

[8][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
                  
  Anthony Hamilton 4
  Eden Sharav 3
  Anthony Hamilton 2
  Gary Wilson 4
  Gary Wilson 4
  Zhao Xintong 1
  Gary Wilson 2
  Sunny Akani 4
  Mark Davis 4
  Robin Hull 3
  Mark Davis 2
  Sunny Akani 4
  Sunny Akani 4
  Jamie Burnett 1
  Sunny Akani 2
  Kyren Wilson 4
  Xiao Guodong 4
  Jimmy Robertson 3
  Xiao Guodong 3
  Kyren Wilson 4
  Martin O'Donnell 3
  Kyren Wilson 4
  Kyren Wilson 4
  Martin Gould 2
  James Wattana 3
  Jamie Jones 4
  Jamie Jones 2
  Martin Gould 4
  Allan Taylor 0
  Martin Gould 4
  Kyren Wilson 4
  Nigel Bond 1
  Marco Fu 4
  Dilip Kumar 0
  Marco Fu 0
  Dominic Dale 4
  Dominic Dale 4
  Ishpreet Singh Chadha 2
  Dominic Dale 1
  Peter Ebdon 4
  Liam Highfield 3
  Duane Jones 4
  Duane Jones 1
  Peter Ebdon 4
  Peter Ebdon 4
  Zhou Yuelong 1
  Peter Ebdon 3
  Nigel Bond 4
  Robbie Williams w/o
  Luca Brecel w/d
  Robbie Williams 2
  John Astley 4
  John Astley 4
  Ryan Day 3
  John Astley 2
  Nigel Bond 4
  Sam Baird 4
  Jack Lisowski 3
  Sam Baird 2
  Nigel Bond 4
  Nigel Bond 4
  Ricky Walden 1
  Kyren Wilson 2
  Anthony McGill 5
  Shaun Murphy 4
  Daniel Wells 1
  Shaun Murphy 4
  Michael Georgiou 3
  Michael Georgiou 4
  Dechawat Poomjaeng 2
  Shaun Murphy 4
  Oliver Lines 2
  Graeme Dott 1
  Oliver Lines 4
  Oliver Lines 4
  Andrew Higginson 2
  Mitchell Mann 1
  Andrew Higginson 4
  Shaun Murphy 4
  David Lilley 2
  Joe Swail 4
  Jimmy White 2
  Joe Swail 1
  Robert Milkins 4
  Stuart Carrington 1
  Robert Milkins 4
  Robert Milkins 2
  David Lilley 4
  David Lilley 4
  Mike Dunn 2
  David Lilley 4
  Mark Williams 3
  Zhang Yong 1
  Mark Williams 4
  Shaun Murphy 2
  Anthony McGill 4
  Barry Hawkins 4
  Ashley Hugill 0
  Barry Hawkins 4
  Rory McLeod 2
  Mark King 1
  Rory McLeod 4
  Barry Hawkins 3
  Stephen Maguire 4
  Stephen Maguire 4
  Alfie Burden 0
  Stephen Maguire 4
  Pankaj Advani 3
  Elliot Slessor 0
  Pankaj Advani 4
  Stephen Maguire 1
  Anthony McGill 4
  Oliver Brown 1
  Anthony McGill 4
  Anthony McGill 4
  Matthew Selt 2
  David Grace 2
  Matthew Selt 4
  Anthony McGill 4
  Stuart Bingham 0
  Matthew Stevens 4
  Mark Joyce 2
  Matthew Stevens 3
  Stuart Bingham 4
  Steven Hallworth 3
  Stuart Bingham 4

FinalEdit

Final: Best of 9 frames. Referee:   Marcel Eckardt.
HICC Novotel Hotel, Hyderabad, India, 9 July 2016.[9][10][11]
Kyren Wilson
  England
2–5 Anthony McGill
  Scotland
28–86, 88–16 (65), 27–83, 61–49 (50), 25–97 (96), 12–60, 39–50
65 Highest break 96
0 Century breaks 0
2 50+ breaks 1

QualifyingEdit

These matches were held between 28 and 30 May 2016 at the Preston Guild Hall in Preston, England. All matches were best of 7 frames.[10][12][13]

 
Interior of the Preston Guild Hall during the qualifying round
  1. ^ a b Match was held over and played in Hyderabad.

Century breaksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Indian Open 2016". World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 4 July 2016. Retrieved 10 May 2016.
  2. ^ "Calendar 2016/2017". Snooker.org. Retrieved 11 May 2016.
  3. ^ "Michael White wins first ranking title at Indian Open". BBC Sport. 14 March 2015. Retrieved 10 May 2016.
  4. ^ "Champion White Makes Early Exit". World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 6 July 2016.
  5. ^ "Indian Open: Scot Anthony McGill secures first ranking title". BBC Sport. Retrieved 10 July 2016.
  6. ^ "Indicative prize money rankings schedule 2016/2017 season" (PDF). World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 November 2016. Retrieved 3 June 2016.
  7. ^ "Rolling 147 Prizes". World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 6 July 2016.
  8. ^ a b "Indian Open Draw" (PDF). World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 10 June 2016.
  9. ^ a b c "Indian Open Format" (PDF). World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 10 June 2016.
  10. ^ a b c d "Indian Open". Snooker.org. Retrieved 28 May 2016.
  11. ^ a b c "Indian Open". World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 10 July 2016. Retrieved 10 July 2016.
  12. ^ "Indian Open Qualifiers Draw" (PDF). World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 17 May 2016.
  13. ^ "Indian Open, World Open and Riga Masters Qualifiers Format" (PDF). World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 17 May 2016.
  14. ^ "Indian Open Centuries". worldsnookerdata.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 10 July 2016. Retrieved 10 July 2016.
  15. ^ "Indian Open Qualifiers: Century Breaks". worldsnookerdata.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 10 July 2016. Retrieved 10 July 2016.