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The 2017 Ladbrokes World Grand Prix was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place between 6 and 12 February 2017 at the Guild Hall in Preston, England. It was the third staging of the tournament and the thirteenth ranking event of the 2016/2017 season. The tournament was broadcast in the UK on ITV4.[1]

World Grand Prix
Tournament information
Dates6–12 February 2017
VenueGuild Hall
CityPreston
CountryEngland
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£375,000
Winner's share£100,000
Highest breakEngland Judd Trump (145)
Final
ChampionEngland Barry Hawkins
Runner-upWales Ryan Day
Score10–7
2016
2018

Shaun Murphy was the defending champion, but lost 2–4 in the quarter-finals to Ryan Day, who went on to reach the final. Barry Hawkins beat Day 10–7 to win his third ranking title.[2]

Contents

Prize fundEdit

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

The "rolling 147 prize" for a maximum break stood at £5,000.

Seeding listEdit

The top 32 players on a one-year ranking list running from the 2016 Riga Masters until the 2017 German Masters qualified for the tournament.[3]

Source:[4]

Rank Player Total Points
01   Mark Selby 375,150
02   Ding Junhui 170,000
03   Ali Carter 162,025
04   Judd Trump 161,750
05   Ronnie O'Sullivan 143,750
06   Marco Fu 130,150
07   John Higgins 118,500
08   Liang Wenbo 117,400
09   Anthony Hamilton 106,525
010   Stuart Bingham 106,087
011   Anthony McGill 99,275
012   Neil Robertson 96,125
013   Barry Hawkins 93,500
014   Mark King 92,800
015   Shaun Murphy 87,625
016   Joe Perry 77,050
017   Mark Williams 73,750
018   Michael Holt 72,025
019   Stephen Maguire 63,500
020   Kyren Wilson 63,025
021   Ricky Walden 55,900
022   David Gilbert 55,650
023   Ryan Day 54,362
024   Mark Allen 51,725
025   Dominic Dale 47,125
026   Michael White 44,725
027   Jamie Jones 43,862
028   Yan Bingtao 43,600
029   Tom Ford 43,525
030   Zhou Yuelong 42,550
031   Yu Delu 40,625
032   Martin Gould 40,550

Main drawEdit

Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
Quarter-finals
Best of 7 frames
Semi-finals
Best of 11 frames
Final
Best of 19 frames
               
1   Mark Selby 3
32   Martin Gould 4
32   Martin Gould 3
16   Joe Perry 4
16   Joe Perry 4
17   Mark Williams 2
16   Joe Perry 3
8   Liang Wenbo 4
9   Anthony Hamilton 0
24   Mark Allen 4
24   Mark Allen 3
8   Liang Wenbo 4
25   Dominic Dale 0
8   Liang Wenbo 4
8   Liang Wenbo 1
13   Barry Hawkins 6
5   Ronnie O'Sullivan 4
28   Yan Bingtao 2
5   Ronnie O'Sullivan 1
12   Neil Robertson 4
21   Ricky Walden 2
12   Neil Robertson 4
12   Neil Robertson 2
13   Barry Hawkins 4
13   Barry Hawkins 4
20   Kyren Wilson 2
13   Barry Hawkins 4
4   Judd Trump 1
29   Tom Ford 2
4   Judd Trump 4
13   Barry Hawkins 10
23   Ryan Day 7
3   Ali Carter 4
30   Zhou Yuelong 3
3   Ali Carter 3
14   Mark King 4
19   Stephen Maguire 3
14   Mark King 4
14   Mark King 2
6   Marco Fu 4
11   Anthony McGill 4
22   David Gilbert 1
11   Anthony McGill 2
6   Marco Fu 4
27   Jamie Jones 2
6   Marco Fu 4
6   Marco Fu 4
23   Ryan Day 6
7   John Higgins 3
26   Michael White 4
26   Michael White 2
23   Ryan Day 4
23   Ryan Day 4
10   Stuart Bingham 2
23   Ryan Day 4
15   Shaun Murphy 2
15   Shaun Murphy 4
18   Michael Holt 1
15   Shaun Murphy 4
2   Ding Junhui 3
31   Yu Delu 2
2   Ding Junhui 4

FinalEdit

Final: Best of 19 frames. Referee:   Maike Kesseler
Guild Hall, Preston, England, 12 February 2017.
Barry Hawkins (13)
  England
10–7 Ryan Day (23)
  Wales
Afternoon: 44–80 (55), 87–1 (53), 121–7 (114), 132–9 (102), 39–68, 129–0 (129), 1–69 (54), 145–0 (141), 97–6 (97)
Evening: 128–0 (128), 89–0 (85), 65–4, 14–108 (87), 0–84 (84), 0–96 (92), 1–75 (75), 67–56
141 Highest break 92
5 Century breaks 0
8 50+ breaks 6

Century breaksEdit

Total: 25[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ladbrokes World Grand Prix 2017". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 20 December 2016.
  2. ^ "World Grand Prix: Barry Hawkins beats Ryan Day to win title in Preston". BBC Sport. 12 February 2017. Retrieved 12 February 2017.
  3. ^ "Ladbrokes World Grand Prix Tickets on Sale". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 2 September 2016. Retrieved 20 December 2016.
  4. ^ "1 Year Ranking List - After the 2017 F66.com German Masters". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 7 February 2017.
  5. ^ "Ladbrokes World Grand Prix: century breaks". worldsnookerdata.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 8 February 2017. Retrieved 7 February 2017.