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The 2017 Dafabet English Open was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place from 16–22 October 2017 in Barnsley, South Yorkshire, England.[1] It was the seventh ranking event of the 2017/2018 season and a part of the Home Nations Series.

English Open
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Tournament information
Dates16–22 October 2017
VenueBarnsley Metrodome
CityBarnsley
CountryEngland
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£366,000
Winner's share£70,000
Highest breakChina Liang Wenbo (147)
Final
ChampionEngland Ronnie O'Sullivan
Runner-upEngland Kyren Wilson
Score9–2
2016
2018

Liang Wenbo was the defending champion, having beaten Judd Trump 9–6 in the 2016 final. Wenbo made a maximum break in his second round match against Tom Ford, but lost in the third round to Yan Bingtao. His maximum won him the "rolling 147 prize" of £40,000.

Ronnie O'Sullivan captured his 29th ranking title by beating Kyren Wilson 9–2 in the final. With his win O'Sullivan tied John Higgins for 2nd place on the all-time list of ranking event wins, only behind Stephen Hendry.[2]

Contents

Prize fundEdit

The breakdown of prize money for this year is shown below:[3]

The "rolling 147 prize" for a maximum break stood at £40,000

Main drawEdit

QualifyingEdit

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

 
Last 128
Best of 7 frames
Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
 
              
 
 
 
 
  Liang Wenbo4
 
 
 
  Duane Jones 1
 
  Liang Wenbo 4
 
 
 
  Tom Ford 3
 
  Tom Ford 4
 
 
 
  Xu Si 1
 
  Liang Wenbo0
 
 
 
  Yan Bingtao 4
 
  Basem Eltahhan 0
 
 
 
  Jamie Jones 4
 
  Jamie Jones 1
 
 
 
  Yan Bingtao 4
 
  Noppon Saengkham 0
 
 
 
  Yan Bingtao 4
 
  Yan Bingtao 3
 
 
 
  Anthony McGill 4
 
  Anthony McGill 4
 
 
 
  Michael Holt 3
 
  Anthony McGill 4
 
 
 
  Lyu Haotian 2
 
  Lyu Haotian 4
 
 
 
  Allan Taylor1
 
  Anthony McGill 4
 
 
 
  Sunny Akani3
 
  Sunny Akani 4
 
 
 
  Matthew Bolton 2
 
  Sunny Akani 4
 
 
 
  Joe Swail 2
 
  Chris Totten 3
 
 
  Joe Swail 4
 

Section 2Edit

 
Last 128
Best of 7 frames
Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
 
              
 
 
 
 
  Jimmy Robertson 4
 
 
 
  Adam Duffy 2
 
  Jimmy Robertson 4
 
 
 
  Gary Wilson 2
 
  Gary Wilson 4
 
 
 
  Sean O'Sullivan 1
 
  Jimmy Robertson 2
 
 
 
  Neil Robertson 4
 
  Li Hang 4
 
 
 
  Chris Wakelin 2
 
  Li Hang 3
 
 
 
  Neil Robertson 4
 
  Neil Robertson 4
 
 
 
  Billy Joe Castle 0
 
  Neil Robertson 4
 
 
 
  Aditya Mehta 1
 
  Ian Preece 4
 
 
 
  Mei Xiwen 0
 
  Ian Preece 2
 
 
 
  Aditya Mehta 4
 
  Sam Craigie 0
 
 
 
  Aditya Mehta 4
 
  Aditya Mehta 4
 
 
 
  Chen Zifan 1
 
  Chen Zifan 4
 
 
 
  Sanderson Lam 3
 
  Chen Zifan 4
 
 
 
  Barry Hawkins 3
 
  Barry Hawkins 4
 
 
  Peter Lines 2
 

Section 3Edit

 
Last 128
Best of 7 frames
Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
 
              
 
 
 
 
  Judd Trump 4
 
 
 
  Robbie Williams 3
 
  Judd Trump 4
 
 
 
  Mark Joyce 0
 
  Yu Delu 3
 
 
 
  Mark Joyce 4
 
  Judd Trump 4
 
 
 
  Matthew Stevens 1
 
  Matthew Stevens 4
 
 
 
  Eden Sharav 0
 
  Matthew Stevens 4
 
 
 
  David Gilbert 2
 
  Josh Boileau 0
 
 
 
  David Gilbert 4
 
  Judd Trump 3
 
 
 
  Jack Lisowski 4
 
  Luca Brecel 4
 
 
 
  Ryan Day 1
 
  Luca Brecel1
 
 
 
  Mark Williams 4
 
  David Grace 1
 
 
 
  Mark Williams 4
 
  Mark Williams 2
 
 
 
  Jack Lisowski 4
 
  Jamie Curtis-Barrett 2
 
 
 
  Li Yuan 4
 
  Li Yuan 3
 
 
 
  Jack Lisowski 4
 
  Rory McLeod 0
 
 
  Jack Lisowski 4
 

Section 4Edit

 
Last 128
Best of 7 frames
Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
 
              
 
 
 
 
  Rhys Clark4
 
 
 
  Alan McManus3
 
  Rhys Clark2
 
 
 
  Zhang Yong4
 
  Zhang Yong4
 
 
 
  Kurt Dunham3
 
  Zhang Yong1
 
 
 
  Ronnie O'Sullivan4
 
  Mark Davis4
 
 
 
  Chen Zhe3
 
  Mark Davis1
 
 
 
  Ronnie O'Sullivan4
 
  Ronnie O'Sullivan4
 
 
 
  Zhang Anda1
 
  Ronnie O'Sullivan4
 
 
 
  John Higgins3
 
  Robert Milkins4
 
 
 
  Stephen Maguire0
 
  Robert Milkins4
 
 
 
  Ashley Hugill2
 
  Ashley Hugill4
 
 
 
  Nigel Bond2
 
  Robert Milkins3
 
 
 
  John Higgins4
 
  Matthew Selt4
 
 
 
  Alfie Burden2
 
  Matthew Selt1
 
 
 
  John Higgins4
 
  John Higgins4
 
 
  Elliot Slessor3
 

Bottom halfEdit

Section 5Edit

 
Last 128
Best of 7 frames
Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
 
              
 
 
 
 
  Ding Junhui4
 
 
 
  Christopher Keogan1
 
  Ding Junhui2
 
 
 
  Michael White4
 
  Lukas Kleckers1
 
 
 
  Michael White4
 
  Michael White4
 
 
 
  Ben Woollaston0
 
  Craig Steadman4
 
 
 
  Robin Hull3
 
  Craig Steadman3
 
 
 
  Ben Woollaston4
 
  Ben Woollaston4
 
 
 
  Peter Ebdon2
 
  Michael White4
 
 
 
  James Wattana3
 
  Ali Carter4
 
 
 
  Oliver Lines1
 
  Ali Carter3
 
 
 
  James Wattana4
 
  James Wattana4
 
 
 
  Martin O'Donnell2
 
  James Wattana4
 
 
 
  Yuan Sijun2
 
  John Astley4
 
 
 
  Paul Davison2
 
  John Astley3
 
 
 
  Yuan Sijun4
 
  Yuan Sijun4
 
 
  Joe Perry1
 

Section 6Edit

 
Last 128
Best of 7 frames
Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
 
              
 
 
 
 
  Ken Doherty1
 
 
 
  Gerard Greene4
 
  Gerard Greene 3
 
 
 
  Alexander Ursenbacher 4
 
  Anthony Hamilton2
 
 
 
  Alexander Ursenbacher4
 
  Alexander Ursenbacher 4
 
 
 
  Stuart Carrington 2
 
  Stuart Carrington4
 
 
 
  Boonyarit Keattikun1
 
  Stuart Carrington 4
 
 
 
  Mark Allen2
 
  Mark Allen4
 
 
 
  Jimmy White0
 
  Alexander Ursenbacher 4
 
 
 
  Shaun Murphy 1
 
  Liam Highfield4
 
 
 
  Fergal O'Brien3
 
  Liam Highfield 4
 
 
 
  Thepchaiya Un-Nooh 3
 
  Thepchaiya Un-Nooh4
 
 
 
  Kurt Maflin2
 
  Liam Highfield 3
 
 
 
  Shaun Murphy 4
 
  Dominic Dale1
 
 
 
  Daniel Wells4
 
  Daniel Wells 2
 
 
 
  Shaun Murphy 4
 
  Shaun Murphy4
 
 
  Soheil Vahedi1
 

Section 7Edit

 
Last 128
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Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
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  Marco Fu1
 
 
 
  Tian Pengfei4
 
  Tian Pengfei1
 
 
 
  Hammad Miah4
 
  Michael Georgiou1
 
 
 
  Hammad Miah4
 
  Hammad Miah1
 
 
 
  Andrew Higginson4
 
  Mitchell Mann4
 
 
 
  Leo Fernandez3
 
  Mitchell Mann0
 
 
 
  Andrew Higginson4
 
  Zhou Yuelongw/d
 
 
 
  Andrew Higginsonw/o
 
  Andrew Higginson1
 
 
 
  Hossein Vafaei4
 
  Stuart Bingham4
 
 
 
  Lee Walker0
 
  Stuart Bingham4
 
 
 
  Fang Xiongman2
 
  Mark King2
 
 
 
  Fang Xiongman4
 
  Stuart Bingham3
 
 
 
  Hossein Vafaei4
 
  Martin Gould1
 
 
 
  Zhao Xintong4
 
  Zhao Xintong2
 
 
 
  Hossein Vafaei4
 
  Hossein Vafaei4
 
 
  Niu Zhuang2
 

Section 8Edit

 
Last 128
Best of 7 frames
Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
 
              
 
 
 
 
  Thor Chuan Leong4
 
 
 
  Graeme Dott1
 
  Thor Chuan Leong 4
 
 
 
  Cao Yupeng 2
 
  Cao Yupeng4
 
 
 
  Hamza Akbar1
 
  Thor Chuan Leong1
 
 
 
  Kyren Wilson4
 
  Mike Dunn4
 
 
 
  Alex Borg2
 
  Mike Dunn0
 
 
 
  Kyren Wilson 4
 
  Kyren Wilson4
 
 
 
  Rod Lawler3
 
  Kyren Wilson 4
 
 
 
  Xiao Guodong 0
 
  Xiao Guodong4
 
 
 
  Wang Yuchen2
 
  Xiao Guodong 4
 
 
 
  Ricky Walden 2
 
  Jak Jones2
 
 
 
  Ricky Walden4
 
  Xiao Guodong4
 
 
 
  Mark Selby1
 
  Sam Baird3
 
 
 
  Ross Muir4
 
  Ross Muir 1
 
 
 
  Mark Selby 4
 
  Mark Selby4
 
 
  Scott Donaldson 3
 

FinalsEdit

 
Quarter-finals
Best of 9 frames
Semi-finals
Best of 11 frames
Final
Best of 17 frames
 
          
 
 
 
 
  Anthony McGill 5
 
 
 
  Neil Robertson 3
 
  Anthony McGill 4
 
 
 
  Ronnie O'Sullivan 6
 
  Jack Lisowski 2
 
 
 
  Ronnie O'Sullivan 5
 
  Ronnie O'Sullivan 9
 
 
 
  Kyren Wilson 2
 
  Michael White 0
 
 
 
  Alexander Ursenbacher 5
 
  Alexander Ursenbacher 3
 
 
 
  Kyren Wilson 6
 
  Hossein Vafaei 3
 
 
  Kyren Wilson 5
 

FinalEdit

Final: Best of 17 frames. Referee:   Colin Humphries.
Barnsley Metrodome, Barnsley, England, 22 October 2017.
Ronnie O'Sullivan
  England
9–2 Kyren Wilson
  England
Afternoon: 115–19 (115), 7–85 (74), 67–57 (54), 131–0 (131), 0–109 (109), 78–0 (77), 87–0 (87), 96–4 (96)
Evening: 69–32 (50), 127–0 (127), 132–0 (132)
132 Highest break 109
4 Century breaks 1
9 50+ breaks 2

Century breaksEdit

Total: 83

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2017/18 World Snooker Calendar" (PDF). World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 14 July 2017. Retrieved 14 July 2017.
  2. ^ "Ronnie O'Sullivan beats Kyren Wilson 9-2 to claim title". BBC Sport. 22 October 2017. Retrieved 23 October 2017.
  3. ^ "Indicative Prize Money Rankings Schedule 2017/2018 Season" (PDF). worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 14 July 2017. Retrieved 14 July 2017.