2016 World Open (snooker)

The 2016 Hanteng Autos World Open was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place between 25 and 31 July 2016 at the Yushan No.1 Middle School in Yushan, China.[1] It was the third ranking event of the 2016/2017 season.[2]

World Open
Tournament information
Dates25–31 July 2016 (2016-07-25 – 2016-07-31)
VenueYushan No.1 Middle School
CityYushan
CountryChina
OrganisationWorld Snooker
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£520,000[1]
Winner's share£90,000
Highest break John Higgins (SCO) (144)
Final
Champion Ali Carter (ENG)
Runner-up Joe Perry (ENG)
Score10–8
2014
2017

Shaun Murphy was the defending champion,[3] but he lost 2–5 to Joe Perry in the quarter-finals.[4]

Ali Carter won the fourth ranking title of his career, defeating Perry 10–8 in the final.[5][6]

Prize fundEdit

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

The "rolling 147 prize" for a maximum break stood at £35,000.

Wildcard roundEdit

These matches were played in Yushan on 25 July 2016.[8][9][10][11]

Match Score
WC1   Hammad Miah (ENG) 3–5   Huang Jiahao (CHN)
WC2   Zhang Anda (CHN) 5–3   Hu Hao (CHN)
WC3   James Wattana (THA) 3–5   Xu Si (CHN)
WC4   Matthew Stevens (WAL) 5–1   Liu Yiqi (CHN)

Main drawEdit

[8][9][10][11]

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
                  
  Shaun Murphy 5
  Cao Yupeng 2
  Shaun Murphy 5
  Jimmy Robertson 0
  Jimmy Robertson 5
  Wang Yuchen 1
  Shaun Murphy 5
  Kurt Maflin 1
  Stephen Maguire 4
  Xiao Guodong 5
  Xiao Guodong 0
  Kurt Maflin 5
  Michael White 4
  Kurt Maflin 5
  Shaun Murphy 2
  Joe Perry 5
  Tom Ford 5
  Mark Davis 4
  Tom Ford 2
  Joe Perry 5
  Jamie Burnett w/d
  Joe Perry w/o
  Joe Perry 5
  Ben Woollaston 4
  Gary Wilson 2
  Ben Woollaston 5
  Ben Woollaston 5
  Ding Junhui 1
  Robin Hull 1
  Ding Junhui 5
  Joe Perry 6
  Neil Robertson 2
  Neil Robertson 5
  Ian Burns 2
  Neil Robertson 5
  Rory Thor 1
  Luca Brecel 3
  Rory Thor 5
  Neil Robertson 5
  Ryan Day 1
  Barry Hawkins 5
  Robbie Williams 4
  Barry Hawkins 4
  Ryan Day 5
  Ryan Day 5
  Allan Taylor 1
  Neil Robertson 5
  David Gilbert 2
  Rod Lawler 0
  David Gilbert 5
  David Gilbert 5
  Zhou Yuelong 2
  Zhou Yuelong 5
  Huang Jiahao 1
  David Gilbert 5
  Zhang Anda 0
  Zhang Anda 5
  Peter Ebdon 1
  Zhang Anda 5
  Judd Trump 2
  Yu Delu w/d
  Judd Trump w/o
  Joe Perry 8
  Ali Carter 10
  Stuart Bingham 5
  Stuart Carrington 4
  Stuart Bingham 3
  Ali Carter 5
  Ali Carter 5
  Mike Dunn 3
  Ali Carter 5
  Daniel Wells 4
  Kyren Wilson 5
  Zhang Yong 3
  Kyren Wilson 0
  Daniel Wells 5
  Xu Si 3
  Daniel Wells 5
  Ali Carter 5
  John Higgins 0
  Duane Jones 4
  Graeme Dott 5
  Graeme Dott 4
  Mark Williams 5
  Andrew Higginson 1
  Mark Williams 5
  Mark Williams 2
  John Higgins 5
  Fergal O'Brien 2
  Michael Holt 5
  Michael Holt 4
  John Higgins 5
  Oliver Lines 2
  John Higgins 5
  Ali Carter 6
  Thepchaiya Un-Nooh 1
  Ricky Walden 5
  David Grace 1
  Ricky Walden 1
  Anthony McGill 5
  Anthony McGill 5
  Lee Walker 1
  Anthony McGill 5
  Matthew Selt 2
  Marco Fu 3
  Sam Craigie 5
  Sam Craigie 4
  Matthew Selt 5
  Matthew Selt 5
  Matthew Stevens 2
  Anthony McGill 2
  Thepchaiya Un-Nooh 5
  Jamie Cope 3
  Alan McManus 5
  Alan McManus 5
  Liang Wenbo 2
  James Cahill 2
  Liang Wenbo 5
  Alan McManus 0
  Thepchaiya Un-Nooh 5
  Mark King 4
  Thepchaiya Un-Nooh 5
  Thepchaiya Un-Nooh 5
  Mark Selby 3
  Alfie Burden 2
  Mark Selby 5

FinalEdit

Final: Best of 19 frames. Referee: Jan Verhaas.
Yushan No.1 Middle School, Yushan, China, 31 July 2016.[9][10][11]
Joe Perry
  England
8–10 Ali Carter
  England
Afternoon: 56–61, 79–0 (54), 73–41 (56), 40–75, 114–22 (78), 0–80 (80), 18–68 (54), 50–70, 0–91 (91)
Evening: 17–115 (53, 61), 58–70 (58, 70), 70–33, 131–0 (131), 40–75, 123–4 (106), 68–34, 92–0 (92), 0–127 (127)
131 Highest break 127
2 Century breaks 1
7 50+ breaks 7

QualifyingEdit

These matches were held between 31 May and 2 June 2016 at the Preston Guild Hall in Preston, England. All matches were best of 9 frames.[12][13][14]

  1. ^ a b c d Match was held over and played in Yushan.

Century breaksEdit

[15]

Qualifying stage centuriesEdit

Televised stage centuriesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "World Open 2016". World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 31 July 2016. Retrieved 18 May 2016.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)
  2. ^ "Calendar 2016/2017". Snooker.org. Retrieved 18 May 2016.
  3. ^ "Shaun Murphy holds off Mark Selby to win Haikou World Open". BBC Sport. 16 March 2014. Retrieved 18 May 2016.
  4. ^ "Robertson to Face Perry in Semis". World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 30 July 2016.
  5. ^ "Carter Captures World Open Crown". World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 31 July 2016.
  6. ^ "Ali Carter back in world's top 16 after beating Joe Perry in World Open final". BBC Sport. Retrieved 31 July 2016.
  7. ^ "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.
  8. ^ a b "World Open Draw" (PDF). World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 18 June 2016.
  9. ^ a b c "World Open Format" (PDF). World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 10 June 2016.
  10. ^ a b c "World Open Results". Snooker.org. Retrieved 25 July 2016.
  11. ^ a b c "World Open Matches". World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 31 July 2016. Retrieved 25 July 2016.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)
  12. ^ "World Open Qualifiers Draw" (PDF). World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 18 May 2016.
  13. ^ "Indian Open, World Open and Riga Masters Qualifiers Format" (PDF). World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 18 May 2016.
  14. ^ "World Open Qualifiers". Snooker.org. Retrieved 4 June 2016.
  15. ^ "World Open Centuries". CueTracker. Retrieved 1 June 2016.