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2017 Riga Masters

The 2017 Kaspersky Riga Masters was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place between 23–25 June 2017 at the Arena Riga in Riga, Latvia.[1] It was the first ranking event of the 2017/2018 season.[2] The tournament was broadcast by Eurosport.

Riga Masters
Tournament information
Dates23–25 June 2017
VenueArena Riga
CityRiga
CountryLatvia
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£227,000[1]
Winner's share£50,000
Highest breakEngland Andrew Higginson (140)
Final
ChampionWales Ryan Day
Runner-upScotland Stephen Maguire
Score5–2
2016
2018

Neil Robertson was the defending champion, but he lost in the first round to Lukas Kleckers.[3]

Ryan Day claimed the first ranking title of his career by defeating Stephen Maguire 5–2 in the final.

Prize fundEdit

The breakdown of prize money for this year is shown below:[4]

The "rolling 147 prize" for a maximum break stood at £10,000

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 9 frames
Final
Best of 9 frames
 
                      
 
 
 
 
  Thepchaiya Un-Nooh4
 
 
 
  Michael Georgiou1
 
  Thepchaiya Un-Nooh3
 
 
 
  Anthony McGill4
 
  Stuart Carrington3
 
 
 
  Anthony McGill4
 
  Anthony McGill4
 
 
 
  Jimmy White1
 
  Kurt Maflin4
 
 
 
  Alan McManus3
 
  Kurt Maflin2
 
 
 
  Jimmy White4
 
  Eden Sharav3
 
 
 
  Jimmy White4
 
  Anthony McGill2
 
 
 
  Ken Doherty4
 
  Gary Wilson0
 
 
 
  Ken Doherty4
 
  Ken Doherty4
 
 
 
  Robin Hull2
 
  Robin Hull4
 
 
 
  Rodion Judin2
 
  Ken Doherty4
 
 
 
  Zhang Anda2
 
  Alex Borg1
 
 
 
  Zhang Anda4
 
  Zhang Anda4
 
 
 
  Hammad Miah3
 
  Hammad Miah4
 
 
 
  Tom Ford0
 
  Ken Doherty4
 
 
 
  Stephen Maguire5
 
  Jimmy Robertsonw/d
 
 
 
  John Astleyw/o
 
  John Astley1
 
 
 
  Andrew Higginson4
 
  Jamie Curtis-Barrett0
 
 
 
  Andrew Higginson4
 
  Andrew Higginson4
 
 
 
  Mark Davis3
 
  Stuart Bingham0
 
 
 
  Mark Davis4
 
  Mark Davis4
 
 
 
  Sam Craigie2
 
  Sam Craigie4
 
 
 
  Jamie Jones3
 
  Andrew Higginson3
 
 
 
  Stephen Maguire4
 
  Matthew Stevens1
 
 
 
  Jack Lisowski4
 
  Jack Lisowski4
 
 
 
  Lukas Kleckers2
 
  Neil Robertson3
 
 
 
  Lukas Kleckers4
 
  Jack Lisowski0
 
 
 
  Stephen Maguire4
 
  Oliver Lines4
 
 
 
  Christopher Keogan1
 
  Oliver Lines3
 
 
 
  Stephen Maguire4
 
  Stephen Maguire4
 
 
 
  Gerard Greene0
 
  Stephen Maguire2
 
 
 
  Ryan Day5
 
  Hossein Vafaeiw/o
 
 
 
  Mark Kingw/d
 
  Hossein Vafaei0
 
 
 
  Paul Davison4
 
  Paul Davison4
 
 
 
  Zhou Yuelong2
 
  Paul Davison1
 
 
 
  Joe Perry4
 
  David Gilbert3
 
 
 
  Joe Perry4
 
  Joe Perry4
 
 
 
  Tian Pengfei0
 
  Tian Pengfei4
 
 
 
  Ben Jones1
 
  Joe Perry0
 
 
 
  Ryan Day4
 
  Wang Yuchenw/d
 
 
 
  Robert Milkinsw/o
 
  Robert Milkins1
 
 
 
  Ryan Day4
 
  Barry Hawkins3
 
 
 
  Ryan Day4
 
  Ryan Day4
 
 
 
  Kyren Wilson3
 
  Craig Steadmanw/o
 
 
 
  Chen Zifanw/d
 
  Craig Steadman3
 
 
 
  Kyren Wilson4
 
  Ben Woollaston2
 
 
 
  Kyren Wilson4
 
  Ryan Day5
 
 
 
  Mark Williams4
 
  Nigel Bond4
 
 
 
  Jackson Page1
 
  Nigel Bond2
 
 
 
  Mark Joyce4
 
  Xiao Guodong1
 
 
 
  Mark Joyce4
 
  Mark Joyce4
 
 
 
  Sam Baird2
 
  Noppon Saengkham4
 
 
 
  Cao Yupeng2
 
  Noppon Saengkham2
 
 
 
  Sam Baird4
 
  Sam Baird4
 
 
 
  Michael White0
 
  Mark Joyce1
 
 
 
  Mark Williams4
 
  Alexander Ursenbacher4
 
 
 
  Elliot Slessor0
 
  Alexander Ursenbacher2
 
 
 
  Robbie Williams4
 
  Robbie Williams4
 
 
 
  Ashley Carty0
 
  Robbie Williams2
 
 
 
  Mark Williams4
 
  Mark Williams4
 
 
 
  Peter Ebdon1
 
  Mark Williams4
 
 
 
  Luca Brecel1
 
  Luca Brecel4
 
 
  Lee Walker3
 

FinalEdit

Final: Best of 9 frames. Referee:   Ben Williams.
Arena Riga, Riga, Latvia, 25 June 2017.
Stephen Maguire
  Scotland
2–5 Ryan Day
  Wales
33–78 (59), 50–76, 0–77 (77), 46–74, 123–11 (119), 77–0, 41–75 (58)
119 Highest break 77
1 Century breaks 0
1 50+ breaks 3

QualifyingEdit

These matches were played between 31 May and 2 June 2017 at the Preston Guild Hall in Preston, England. All matches were best of 7 frames.[5]

Notes
  1. ^ a b c Match held over and played in Riga.
  2. ^ a b Wildcard

Century breaksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Kaspersky Riga Masters 2017". World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 30 May 2017.
  2. ^ "Calendar 2017/2018". Snooker.org. Retrieved 30 May 2017.
  3. ^ "Robertson Rules in Riga". World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 24 June 2016.
  4. ^ "Indicative Prize Money Rankings Schedule 2017/2018 Season" (PDF). worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 14 July 2017. Retrieved 14 July 2017.
  5. ^ "2017 Riga Masters Qualifying". Snooker.org. Retrieved 30 May 2017.