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The 2018 HongRuiMa Yushan World Open was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place between 6 and 12 August 2018 in Yushan, China.[1] It was the second ranking event of the 2018/19 season.

World Open
Tournament information
Dates6–12 August 2018
VenueYushan No.1 Middle School
CityYushan
CountryChina
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£735,000
Winner's share£150,000
Highest breakEngland David Gilbert (142)
Thailand Noppon Saengkham (142)
Final
ChampionWales Mark Williams
Runner-upEngland David Gilbert
Score10–9
2017
2019

Qualifying took place between 6–9 July in Preston.[2] Ding Junhui was the defending champion, who defeated Kyren Wilson 10–3 in the 2017 World Open final,[3] but lost 4–5 to Robert Milkins in the last 32 of the 2018 event.

Mark Williams won his 22nd ranking title, defeating David Gilbert 10–9 in the final. Williams trailed 5–9 but won the last 5 frames.

Contents

Prize fundEdit

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

The "rolling 147 prize" for a maximum break stood at £15,000

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
 
                      
 
 
 
 
  Ding Junhui5
 
 
 
  Yuan Sijun3
 
  Ding Junhui4
 
 
 
  Robert Milkins5
 
  Robert Milkins5
 
 
 
  David Lilley4
 
  Robert Milkins2
 
 
 
  Marco Fu5
 
  Marco Fu5
 
 
 
  Peter Ebdon4
 
  Marco Fu5
 
 
 
  Andrew Higginson4
 
  James Cahill4
 
 
 
  Andrew Higginson5
 
  Marco Fu3
 
 
 
  David Gilbert5
 
  Matthew Stevensw/d
 
 
 
  David Gilbertw/o
 
  David Gilbert5
 
 
 
  Ali Carter3
 
  Rory McLeod0
 
 
 
  Ali Carter5
 
  David Gilbert5
 
 
 
  Ricky Walden3
 
  Dominic Dale3
 
 
 
  Ricky Walden5
 
  Ricky Walden5
 
 
 
  Neil Robertson3
 
  Andy Lee1
 
 
 
  Neil Robertson5
 
  David Gilbert6
 
 
 
  Barry Hawkins4
 
  Barry Hawkins5
 
 
 
  Sunny Akani2
 
  Barry Hawkins5
 
 
 
  Michael Holt2
 
  Michael Holt5
 
 
 
  Mark Davis3
 
  Barry Hawkins5
 
 
 
  Matthew Selt4
 
  Lee Walker4
 
 
 
  Matthew Selt5
 
  Matthew Selt5
 
 
 
  Yan Bingtao3
 
  Yan Bingtao5
 
 
 
  Stuart Carrington0
 
  Barry Hawkins5
 
 
 
  Gary Wilson3
 
  Fergal O'Brien5
 
 
 
  Zhao Xintong4
 
  Fergal O'Brien5
 
 
 
  Luca Brecel4
 
  Scott Donaldson4
 
 
 
  Luca Brecel5
 
  Fergal O'Brien2
 
 
 
  Gary Wilson5
 
  Gary Wilson5
 
 
 
  Tom Ford3
 
  Gary Wilson5
 
 
 
  Judd Trump3
 
  Martin O'Donnell1
 
 
 
  Judd Trump5
 
  David Gilbert9
 
 
 
  Mark Williams10
 
  Mark Selby5
 
 
 
  Elliot Slessor3
 
  Mark Selby5
 
 
 
  Jamie Jones2
 
  Zhou Yuelong2
 
 
 
  Jamie Jones5
 
  Mark Selby4
 
 
 
  Noppon Saengkham5
 
  Ryan Day5
 
 
 
  Robbie Williams2
 
  Ryan Day2
 
 
 
  Noppon Saengkham 5
 
  Rod Lawler3
 
 
 
  Noppon Saengkham5
 
  Noppon Saengkham5
 
 
 
  Xiao Guodong1
 
  Michael Georgiou1
 
 
 
  Xiao Guodong5
 
  Xiao Guodong5
 
 
 
  Jak Jones0
 
  Jak Jones5
 
 
 
  Zhang Anda3
 
  Xiao Guodong5
 
 
 
  Anthony Hamilton3
 
  Mark Joyce2
 
 
 
  Anthony Hamilton5
 
  Anthony Hamilton5
 
 
 
  Mei Xiwen4
 
  Simon Lichtenberg2
 
 
 
  Mei Xiwen5
 
  Noppon Saengkham5
 
 
 
  Mark Williams6
 
  Kyren Wilson5
 
 
 
  Paul Davison1
 
  Kyren Wilson5
 
 
 
  Harvey Chandler3
 
  Harvey Chandler5
 
 
 
  Kurt Maflin4
 
  Kyren Wilson4
 
 
 
  Jack Lisowski5
 
  Mark Allen5
 
 
 
  Lyu Haotian1
 
  Mark Allen1
 
 
 
  Jack Lisowski 5
 
  Jack Lisowski5
 
 
 
  Chris Wakelin0
 
  Jack Lisowski3
 
 
 
  Mark Williams5
 
  Mike Dunn4
 
 
 
  Joe Perry5
 
  Joe Perry5
 
 
 
  Stephen Maguire4
 
  Thepchaiya Un-Nooh4
 
 
 
  Stephen Maguire5
 
  Joe Perry1
 
 
 
  Mark Williams5
 
  Ben Woollaston5
 
 
 
  Chang Bingyu1
 
  Ben Woollaston2
 
 
 
  Mark Williams5
 
  Alexander Ursenbacher1
 
 
  Mark Williams5
 

FinalEdit

Final: Best of 19 frames; Referee:   Peggy Li.
Yushan No.1 Middle School, Yushan, China, 12 August 2018.
David Gilbert
  England
9–10 Mark Williams
  Wales
Afternoon: 72–45, 76–22 (55), 0–96 (91), 90–0, 0–121 (121), 142–0 (142), 12–76, 24–68, 69–0 (52)
Evening: 68–58 (68 Gilbert, 58 Williams), 95–0 (95), 95–38 (95), 15–77 (54), 103–27 (84), 39–80 (76), 16–64, 45–71, 0–81 (72), 18–72 (64)
142 Highest break 121
1 Century breaks 1
6 50+ breaks 6

QualifyingEdit

These matches were held between 6 and 9 July 2018 at the Preston Guild Hall in Preston, England. All matches were best of 9 frames.[2]

  Ding Junhui 5–4[nb 1]   James Wattana
  Xu Si 4–5   Yuan Sijun
  Robert Milkins 5–0   Chen Zifan
  Li Hang 4–5   David Lilley
  Marco Fu 5–0   Chris Totten
  Peter Ebdon 5–3   Jamie Clarke
  Liang Wenbo 1–5[nb 1]   James Cahill
  Andrew Higginson 5–3   Luo Honghao
  Matthew Stevens 5–0   Allan Taylor
  David Gilbert 5–1   Niu Zhuang
  Rory McLeod 5–3   Thor Chuan Leong
  Ali Carter 5–0   Basem Eltahhan
  Dominic Dale 5–4   Hammad Miah
  Ricky Walden 5–2   Joe Swail
  Daniel Wells 2–5   Andy Lee
  Neil Robertson 5–0[nb 1]   He Guoqiang
  Barry Hawkins 5–2   Alfie Burden
  Sunny Akani 5–0   Fan Zhengyi
  Michael Holt 5–2   John Astley
  Mark Davis 5–1   Sam Baird
  Anthony McGill 1–5   Lee Walker
  Matthew Selt 5–3   Joe O'Connor
  Yan Bingtao 5–3[nb 1]   Ashley Carty
  Stuart Carrington 5–2   Duane Jones
  Fergal O'Brien 5–3   Robin Hull
  Graeme Dott 3–5   Zhao Xintong
  Scott Donaldson 5–1   Sanderson Lam
  Luca Brecel 5–1   Ian Burns
  Gary Wilson 5–1   Jimmy White
  Tom Ford 5–4   Dechawat Poomjaeng
  Martin O'Donnell 5–1   Soheil Vahedi
  Judd Trump 5–0   Kishan Hirani
  Mark Selby 5–3   Luke Simmonds
  Gerard Greene 0–5   Elliot Slessor
  Zhou Yuelong 5–3   Adam Duffy
  Jamie Jones w/o–w/d   Sam Craigie
  Ryan Day 5–4   Ross Muir
  Robbie Williams 5–4   Oliver Lines
  Mark King 4–5   Rod Lawler
  Noppon Saengkham 5–2   Sean O'Sullivan
  Michael Georgiou 5–1   Jordan Brown
  Xiao Guodong 5–2   Zhang Yong
  Liam Highfield 4–5   Jak Jones
  Stuart Bingham 4–5   Zhang Anda
  Mark Joyce 5–2   Chen Feilong
  Anthony Hamilton 5–1   Rhys Clark
  Ken Doherty 2–5   Simon Lichtenberg
  Shaun Murphy 4–5   Mei Xiwen
  Kyren Wilson 5–3   Nigel Bond
  Alan McManus 2–5   Paul Davison
  Michael White 4–5   Harvey Chandler
  Kurt Maflin 5–1   Lu Ning
  Mark Allen 5–2   Peter Lines
  Lyu Haotian 5–1   Eden Sharav
  Jack Lisowski 5–2   Zhang Jiankang
  Chris Wakelin 5–3   Craig Steadman
  Mike Dunn 5–0[nb 1]   Luo Zetao
  Joe Perry 5–3   Li Yuan
  Thepchaiya Un-Nooh 5–1   Billy Joe Castle
  Stephen Maguire 5–4   Adam Stefanow
  Ben Woollaston 5–1[nb 1]   Bai Langning
  Jimmy Robertson 4–5[nb 1]   Chang Bingyu
  Alexander Ursenbacher 5–4   Tian Pengfei
  Mark Williams 5–4[nb 1]   Lukas Kleckers
Notes
  1. ^ a b c d e f g h Match was held over and played in Yushan

Century breaksEdit

Televised stage centuriesEdit

Total: 49

Qualifying stage centuriesEdit

Total: 14

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Yushan World Open". World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 6 July 2018.
  2. ^ a b "World Open Qualifiers (2018)". snooker.org. Archived from the original on 12 June 2018. Retrieved 6 July 2018. 6-9 Jul 2018
  3. ^ "World Open: Ding Junhui beats Kyren Wilson 10-3 in China". BBC Sport. 25 December 2017. Retrieved 11 December 2017.