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2016 World Open (snooker)

The 2016 Hanteng Autos World Open was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place between 25–31 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
VenueYushan No.1 Middle School
CityYushan
CountryChina
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£520,000[1]
Winner's share£90,000
Highest breakScotland John Higgins (144)
Final
ChampionEngland Ali Carter
Runner-upEngland Joe Perry
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 3–5   Huang Jiahao
WC2   Zhang Anda 5–3   Hu Hao
WC3   James Wattana 3–5   Xu Si
WC4   Matthew Stevens 5–1   Liu Yiqi

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 (Perry 58, Carter 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.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.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.