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The 2017 Indian Open was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place between 12 and 16 September 2017 in Vishakhapatnam, India.[1] It was the fourth ranking event of the 2017/2018 season.

Indian Open
Tournament information
Dates12–16 September 2017
VenueHotel Novotel Varun Beach
CityVishakhapatnam
CountryIndia
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£323,000
Winner's share£50,000
Highest breakChina Zhou Yuelong (141)
Final
ChampionScotland John Higgins
Runner-upScotland Anthony McGill
Score5–1
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2019

Qualifying took place between 1–2 August 2017 in Preston, England.

Anthony McGill was the defending champion, having beaten Kyren Wilson 5–2 in the 2016 final. McGill reached the final again but was beaten by John Higgins, who won his 29th ranking event.[2]

Prize fundEdit

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

The "rolling 147 prize" for a maximum break stood at £25,000.

Main drawEdit

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 McGill 4
  Ashley Hugill 1
  Anthony McGill 4
  Rory McLeod 1
  Jackson Page 3
  Rory McLeod 4
  Anthony McGill 4
  Hossein Vafaei 1
  Anthony Hamilton 1
  Hossein Vafaei 4
  Hossein Vafaei 4
  Gerard Greene 2
  Gerard Greene 4
  Li Hang 1
  Anthony McGill 4
  Zhang Anda 0
  Tian Pengfei 4
  Tom Ford 3
  Tian Pengfei 2
  Zhang Anda 4
  Zhang Anda 4
  Soheil Vahedi 3
  Zhang Anda 4
  Ken Doherty 3
  Sam Baird 4
  Mark Davis 2
  Sam Baird 3
  Ken Doherty 4
  John Astley 3
  Ken Doherty 4
  Anthony McGill 4
  Mark King 3
  Stuart Bingham 4
  Duane Jones 1
  Stuart Bingham 4
  Matthew Selt 1
  Matthew Selt 4
  Cao Yupeng 0
  Stuart Bingham 3
  Mark King 4
  Mark King w/o
  Adam Duffy w/d
  Mark King 4
  Graeme Dott 1
  Graeme Dott 4
  Jack Lisowski 1
  Mark King 4
  Elliot Slessor 2
  Elliot Slessor 4
  Alan McManus 3
  Elliot Slessor 4
  Joe Perry 3
  Daniel Wells 1
  Joe Perry 4
  Elliot Slessor 4
  Shaun Murphy 1
  Fergal O'Brien 4
  Jimmy Robertson 3
  Fergal O'Brien 1
  Shaun Murphy 4
  Hammad Miah 0
  Shaun Murphy 4
  Anthony McGill 1
  John Higgins 5
  Robin Hull 0
  Xu Si 4
  Xu Si 4
  Sean O'Sullivan 3
  Sean O'Sullivan 4
  Josh Boileau 3
  Xu Si 4
  Ricky Walden 3
  Ricky Walden 4
  Alfie Burden 3
  Ricky Walden 4
  Ben Woollaston 2
  Ben Woollaston w/o
  Yan Bingtao w/d
  Xu Si 4
  David Gilbert 0
  Kurt Maflin 4
  Zhou Yuelong 2
  Kurt Maflin 3
  David Gilbert 4
  Wang Yuchen 0
  David Gilbert 4
  David Gilbert 4
  Mark Allen 1
  Andrew Higginson 1
  Alexander Ursenbacher 4
  Alexander Ursenbacher 2
  Mark Allen 4
  Niu Zhuang 0
  Mark Allen 4
  Xu Si 2
  John Higgins 4
  Boonyarit Keattikun 1
  Liam Highfield 4
  Liam Highfield 4
  Yu Delu 3
  Robert Milkins 3
  Yu Delu 4
  Liam Highfield 4
  Sunny Akani 2
  Stephen Maguire 3
  Sunny Akani 4
  Sunny Akani 4
  Dominic Dale 0
  Dominic Dale 4
  Rod Lawler 1
  Liam Highfield 0
  John Higgins 4
  Gary Wilson 4
  Luca Brecel 1
  Gary Wilson 2
  Michael Holt 4
  Ian Preece 2
  Michael Holt 4
  Michael Holt 1
  John Higgins 4
  Mike Dunn 3
  Martin O'Donnell 4
  Martin O'Donnell 2
  John Higgins 4
  Zhao Xintong 3
  John Higgins 4

FinalEdit

Final: Best of 9 frames. Referee:   Terry Camillieri
Hotel Novotel Varun Beach, Vishakhapatnam, India, 16 September 2017.
Anthony McGill
  Scotland
1–5 John Higgins
  Scotland
2–70, 43–84, 78–28, 0–71 (71), 35–71, 1–104
49 Highest break 71
0 Century breaks 0
0 50+ breaks 1

QualifyingEdit

These matches were held between 1 and 2 August 2017 at the Preston Guild Hall in Preston, England. All matches were best of 7 frames.[4]

Notes
  1. ^ a b c d e f g Match was held over and played in India.
  2. ^ a b c d e f Wildcard

Century breaksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2017/18 World Snooker Calendar" (PDF). World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 14 July 2017. Retrieved 14 July 2017.
  2. ^ "Indian Open: John Higgins beats Anthony McGill to take title". BBC Sport. 16 September 2017. Retrieved 5 February 2018.
  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.
  4. ^ "2017 Indian Open Qualifiers". snooker.org. 1 August 2017. Retrieved 1 August 2017.