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2017 World Open (snooker)

The 2017 Yushan World Open was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place between 18–24 September 2017 in Yushan, China.[1] It was the fifth ranking event of the 2017/2018 season.

World Open
Tournament information
Dates18–24 September 2017
VenueYushan No.1 Middle School
CityYushan
CountryChina
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£700,000
Winner's share£150,000
Highest breakChina Li Hang (143)
Final
ChampionChina Ding Junhui
Runner-upEngland Kyren Wilson
Score10–3
2016
2018

Qualifying took place between 6–9 August in Preston.[1]

Ali Carter was the defending champion but he chose not to participate.

Ding Junhui won his 13th ranking title, defeating Kyren Wilson 10–3 in the final.[2] It was Ding's first ranking event win since the 2016 Shanghai Masters, a year earlier.

Prize fundEdit

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

The "rolling 147 prize" for a maximum break stood at £30,000.

Main drawEdit

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
                  
  Mark Selby 2
  Lee Walker 5
  Lee Walker 5
  Robert Milkins 2
  Robert Milkins 5
  Jamie Jones 1
  Lee Walker 0
  Anthony McGill 5
  Anthony McGill 5
  Duane Jones 2
  Anthony McGill 5
  Stephen Maguire 4
  Stephen Maguire 5
  Ken Doherty 2
  Anthony McGill 4
  Luca Brecel 5
  Cao Yupeng 5
  Ma Chunmao 0
  Cao Yupeng 5
  Stuart Bingham 4
  Alfie Burden 2
  Stuart Bingham 5
  Cao Yupeng 4
  Luca Brecel 5
  Mike Dunn 1
  Luca Brecel 5
  Luca Brecel 5
  Daniel Wells 4
  Daniel Wells 5
  Shaun Murphy 3
  Luca Brecel 4
  Ding Junhui 6
  Marco Fu 5
  Ian Burns 3
  Marco Fu 3
  Peter Ebdon 5
  Graeme Dott 2
  Peter Ebdon 5
  Peter Ebdon 3
  Li Hang 5
  Liang Wenbo 4
  Li Hang 5
  Li Hang 5
  Ricky Walden 3
  Ricky Walden 5
  Andrew Higginson 1
  Li Hang 3
  Ding Junhui 5
  Yu Delu 4
  Joe Perry 5
  Joe Perry 5
  Ryan Day 0
  Gary Wilson 1
  Ryan Day 5
  Joe Perry 1
  Ding Junhui 5
  Xiao Guodong 5
  Dominic Dale 1
  Xiao Guodong 0
  Ding Junhui 5
  Zhang Anda 3
  Ding Junhui 5
  Ding Junhui 10
  Kyren Wilson 3
  Sam Craigie 4
  John Astley 5
  John Astley 2
  Jimmy Robertson 5
  Tom Ford 3
  Jimmy Robertson 5
  Jimmy Robertson 1
  Mark Williams 5
  Mark Williams 5
  Matthew Stevens 0
  Mark Williams 5
  Chen Zhe 0
  Mark King 3
  Chen Zhe 5
  Mark Williams 1
  Kyren Wilson 5
  Mark Joyce 3
  Michael Holt 5
  Michael Holt 3
  Kyren Wilson 5
  Hossein Vafaei w/d
  Kyren Wilson w/o
  Kyren Wilson 5
  Thepchaiya Un-Nooh 3
  Thepchaiya Un-Nooh 5
  Hu Hao 2
  Thepchaiya Un-Nooh 5
  Chris Wakelin 2
  Chris Wakelin 5
  Barry Hawkins 4
  Kyren Wilson 6
  Mark Allen 5
  Neil Robertson 5
  Noppon Saengkham 1
  Neil Robertson 5
  Ben Woollaston 4
  Ben Woollaston 5
  Eden Sharav 4
  Neil Robertson 4
  Mark Allen 5
  Mark Allen 5
  Oliver Lines 1
  Mark Allen 5
  Allan Taylor 2
  Allan Taylor 5
  Michael Georgiou 1
  Mark Allen 5
  David Gilbert 1
  Tian Pengfei 4
  David Gilbert 5
  David Gilbert 5
  Martin Gould 2
  Jack Lisowski 1
  Martin Gould 5
  David Gilbert 5
  John Higgins 2
  Matthew Selt 5
  Elliot Slessor 2
  Matthew Selt 4
  John Higgins 5
  Alexander Ursenbacher 0
  John Higgins 5

FinalEdit

Final: Best of 19 frames. Referee:   Xie Yixin.
Yushan No.1 Middle School, Yushan, China, 24 September 2017.
Ding Junhui
  China
10–3 Kyren Wilson
  England
Afternoon: 88–28, 1–71 (67), 61–16, 75–8 (67), 93–7 (93), 70–43 (58), 70–23, 0–104 (104), 8–79 (66)
Evening: 67–14 (67), 107–6 (69), 71–14 (71), 67–61 (54)
93 Highest break 104
0 Century breaks 1
7 50+ breaks 2

QualifyingEdit

These matches were held between 6 and 9 August 2017 at the Preston Guild Hall in Preston, England. All matches were best of 9 frames.

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

Century breaksEdit

Qualifying stage centuriesEdit

Total: 22

Televised stage centuriesEdit

Total: 48

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "World Open in Yushan". World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 11 July 2017. Retrieved 13 July 2017.
  2. ^ "World Open: Ding Junhui beats Kyren Wilson 10-3 in China". BBC Sport. 25 December 2017. Retrieved 11 December 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.