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2018 German Masters

The 2018 D88 German Masters was a professional ranking snooker tournament, that took place from 31 January to 4 February 2018 in Berlin, Germany.[1] It was the thirteenth ranking event of the 2017/2018 season.

German Masters
Tournament information
Dates31 January–4 February 2018
CityBerlin
CountryGermany
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£364,500
Winner's share£80,000
Highest breakEngland Judd Trump (140)
Final
ChampionWales Mark Williams
Runner-upScotland Graeme Dott
Score9–1
2017
2019

Anthony Hamilton was the defending champion, but he lost 1–5 to Jimmy Robertson in the first round.[2]

Mark Williams won his 20th professional ranking title and his second of the season, defeating Graeme Dott 9–1 in the final.[3]

Prize fundEdit

The breakdown of prize money for this year is shown below:[4][5]

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

Main drawEdit

 
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 17 frames
 
                  
 
 
 
 
  Anthony Hamilton 1
 
 
 
  Jimmy Robertson 5
 
  Jimmy Robertson 5
 
 
 
  Gary Wilson 3
 
  Gary Wilson 5
 
 
 
  Martin Gould2
 
  Jimmy Robertson 3
 
 
 
  Mark Williams5
 
  Fergal O'Brien 3
 
 
 
  Mark Williams 5
 
  Mark Williams 5
 
 
 
  Matthew Selt 2
 
  Matthew Selt 5
 
 
 
  Mark Allen 4
 
  Mark Williams 6
 
 
 
  Judd Trump 1
 
  Ding Junhui 5
 
 
 
  Michael Georgiou 3
 
  Ding Junhui 5
 
 
 
  Ricky Walden 2
 
  Jack Lisowski 3
 
 
 
  Ricky Walden5
 
  Ding Junhui 3
 
 
 
  Judd Trump 5
 
  Joe Perry 5
 
 
 
  Yu Delu 4
 
  Joe Perry 3
 
 
 
  Judd Trump 5
 
  Ben Woollaston 3
 
 
 
  Judd Trump 5
 
  Mark Williams 9
 
 
 
  Graeme Dott 1
 
  Niu Zhuang 2
 
 
 
  Mark Davis 5
 
  Mark Davis 4
 
 
 
  Ryan Day 5
 
  Ryan Day 5
 
 
 
  Thepchaiya Un-Nooh 1
 
  Ryan Day 4
 
 
 
  Shaun Murphy 5
 
  David Gilbert 4
 
 
 
  Mark Joyce 5
 
  Mark Joyce 1
 
 
 
  Shaun Murphy 5
 
  Alan McManus 2
 
 
 
  Shaun Murphy 5
 
  Shaun Murphy 4
 
 
 
  Graeme Dott 6
 
  Barry Hawkins 3
 
 
 
  Graeme Dott 5
 
  Graeme Dott 5
 
 
 
  Mei Xiwen 4
 
  Hammad Miah 1
 
 
 
  Mei Xiwen 5
 
  Graeme Dott 5
 
 
 
  Xiao Guodong 4
 
  Tom Ford 1
 
 
 
  Liang Wenbo 5
 
  Liang Wenbo 2
 
 
 
  Xiao Guodong 5
 
  Xiao Guodong 5
 
 
  Mark Selby 3
 

FinalEdit

Final: Best of 17 frames. Referee:   Maike Kesseler.
Tempodrom, Berlin, Germany, 4 February 2018.
Mark Williams
  Wales
9–1 Graeme Dott
  Scotland
Afternoon: 79–1 (79), 73–8, 56–72 (Williams 56, Dott 64), 66–64, 79–0 (79), 76–40 (66), 74–43, 132–0 (110)
Evening: 66–16 (66), 86–8 (50)
110 Highest break 64
1 Century breaks 0
7 50+ breaks 1

QualifyingEdit

These matches were played between 19 and 22 December 2017 at the Barnsley Metrodome in Barnsley, England. All matches were best of 9 frames. Ali Carter was a 2017 German Masters finalist, but he was beaten 5–3 by Wang Yuchen.

Round 1Edit

Round 2Edit

Century breaksEdit

Televised stage centuriesEdit

Total: 27[6]

Qualifying stage centuriesEdit

Total: 52[7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2017/18 World Snooker Calendar" (PDF). World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 14 July 2017. Retrieved 14 July 2017.
  2. ^ "Robertson End's Sheriff's Reign". World Snooker. 31 January 2018. Retrieved 31 January 2018.
  3. ^ "Mark Williams: Welsh snooker player claims German Masters win". BBC Sport. 4 February 2018. Retrieved 4 February 2018.
  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. ^ "D88 GERMAN MASTERS". World Snooker. Archived from the original on 4 February 2018. Retrieved 4 February 2018.
  6. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2018-02-01. Retrieved 2018-01-31.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  7. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2018-02-01. Retrieved 2018-01-31.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)