2017 China Open (snooker) snooker tournament

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China Open
Tournament information
Dates27 March–2 April 2017
VenueBeijing University Students' Gymnasium
CityBeijing
CountryChina
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£510,000
Winner's share£85,000
Highest breakEngland Judd Trump (147)
Final
ChampionEngland Mark Selby
Runner-upWales Mark Williams
Score10–8
2016
2018

The 2017 China Open was a professional ranking snooker tournament, that took place between 27 March and 2 April 2017 at the Beijing University Students' Gymnasium in Beijing, China. It was the eighteenth and penultimate ranking event of the 2016/2017 season. The tournament was broadcast in Europe on Eurosport and Eurosport Player.

Judd Trump was the defending champion, but he lost in the quarter-finals to Hossein Vafaei.

Judd Trump made the 130th official maximum break and the third of his career in the fifth frame of his 5–3 win over Tian Pengfei in the third round.[1]

Mark Selby defeated Mark Williams 10–8 in the final to win his second China Open title and 11th career ranking title overall.[2][3]

Prize fund

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

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

Wildcard round

These matches were played in Beijing on 27 March 2017.

Match Score
WC1 England Robbie Williams w/d–w/o China Fan Zhengyi
WC2 England Jimmy White 5–1 China Li Yuan
WC3 China Li Hang 5–1 China Luo Honghao
WC4 Malta Alex Borg 4–5 China Niu Zhuang

Main draw

[4]

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
                  
England Judd Trump 5
England Ashley Hugill 1
England Judd Trump 5
Scotland Eden Sharav 0
Scotland Eden Sharav 5
Scotland Ross Muir 0
England Judd Trump 5
China Tian Pengfei 3
Scotland Anthony McGill 3
China Tian Pengfei 5
China Tian Pengfei 5
England Martin Gould 3
England Martin Gould 5
China Fan Zhengyi 1
England Judd Trump 3
Iran Hossein Vafaei 5
England Mike Dunn 5
England Andy Hicks 3
England Mike Dunn 3
England Rory McLeod 5
England Rory McLeod 5
China Liang Wenbo 2
England Rory McLeod 3
Iran Hossein Vafaei 5
Norway Kurt Maflin 3
England Ben Woollaston 5
England Ben Woollaston 4
Iran Hossein Vafaei 5
Iran Hossein Vafaei 5
England Joe Perry 2
Iran Hossein Vafaei 1
Wales Mark Williams 6
England Shaun Murphy 5
England Allan Taylor 2
England Shaun Murphy 5
England Gary Wilson 1
Scotland Graeme Dott 3
England Gary Wilson 5
England Shaun Murphy 5
Wales Michael White 1
England Ali Carter 5
England Stuart Carrington 0
England Ali Carter 3
Wales Michael White 5
Wales Michael White 5
China Yu Delu 3
England Shaun Murphy 1
Wales Mark Williams 5
England Jimmy White 3
England Michael Holt 5
England Michael Holt 2
Wales Mark Williams 5
China Zhang Anda 1
Wales Mark Williams 5
Wales Mark Williams 5
Scotland John Higgins 4
Scotland Rhys Clark 4
England Mark Davis 5
England Mark Davis 2
Scotland John Higgins 5
England Ian Burns 1
Scotland John Higgins 5
Wales Mark Williams 8
England Mark Selby 10
England Stuart Bingham 5
Scotland Scott Donaldson 3
England Stuart Bingham 5
Thailand Noppon Saengkham 2
England Robert Milkins 3
Thailand Noppon Saengkham 5
England Stuart Bingham 2
England Kyren Wilson 5
England Kyren Wilson 5
China Xiao Guodong 3
England Kyren Wilson 5
England Sanderson Lam 2
England Mark King 4
England Sanderson Lam 5
England Kyren Wilson 5
China Ding Junhui 1
England Mark Joyce 5
Scotland Fraser Patrick 4
England Mark Joyce 5
England Ronnie O'Sullivan 4
Wales Gareth Allen 0
England Ronnie O'Sullivan 5
England Mark Joyce 3
China Ding Junhui 5
China Zhou Yuelong 5
England Matthew Selt 1
China Zhou Yuelong 0
China Ding Junhui 5
England Paul Davison 0
China Ding Junhui 5
England Kyren Wilson 4
England Mark Selby 6
Wales Daniel Wells 5
England Jamie Cope 3
Wales Daniel Wells 5
Wales Matthew Stevens 2
Scotland Alan McManus 1
Wales Matthew Stevens 5
Wales Daniel Wells 1
Scotland Stephen Maguire 5
India Aditya Mehta 4
China Li Hang 5
China Li Hang 3
Scotland Stephen Maguire 5
Scotland Stephen Maguire 5
Republic of Ireland Fergal O'Brien 3
Scotland Stephen Maguire 1
England Mark Selby 5
England Andrew Higginson 5
England David Gilbert 3
England Andrew Higginson 5
England Ricky Walden 4
China Niu Zhuang 1
England Ricky Walden 5
England Andrew Higginson 4
England Mark Selby 5
England Jimmy Robertson 0
England Martin O'Donnell 5
England Martin O'Donnell 1
England Mark Selby 5
England Alfie Burden 0
England Mark Selby 5

Final

Final: Best of 19 frames. Referee: Netherlands Jan Verhaas.
Beijing University Students' Gymnasium, Beijing, China, 2 April 2017.
Mark Williams
 Wales
8–10 Mark Selby
 England
Afternoon: 9–122 (54), 3–100 (100), 124–0 (124), 6–113 (109), 82–1 (82), 46–73 (50), 71–47, 23–80, 106–32 (106)
Evеning: 75–1 (68), 22–76 (55), 91–29 (65), 81–0 (81), 0–99 (95), 70–55, 0–70 (70), 4–129 (124), 16–86
124 Highest break 124
2 Century breaks 3
6 50+ breaks 8

Qualifying

These matches were played from 24–27 January 2017 at the Guild Hall in Preston, England, except for 4 matches which were held over and played in Beijing on 27 March 2017. All matches were best of 9 frames.[5]

Century breaks

Televised stage centuries

Total: 54[6]

Qualifying stage centuries

Notes

  1. ^ a b c d Match held over and played in Beijing.

References

  1. ^ "Judd Trump makes maximum 147 break in China Open last-16 victory". BBC. 30 March 2017. Retrieved 30 March 2017.
  2. ^ "China Open: Mark Selby beats Mark Williams 10-8 ahead of World Championship". BBC Sport. 2 April 2017. Retrieved 2 April 2017.
  3. ^ "Selby King In Beijing". World Snooker. 2 April 2017. Retrieved 2 April 2017.
  4. ^ "China Open / Matches". World Snooker. Archived from the original on 1 April 2017. Retrieved 31 March 2017.
  5. ^ "China Open Qualifying Round Draw and Format". World Snooker. 20 December 2016. Retrieved 21 December 2016.
  6. ^ "China Open / Centuries". World Snooker. Archived from the original on 2017-05-07. Retrieved 31 March 2017.
  7. ^ "China Open Qualifiers / Centuries". World Snooker. Archived from the original on 23 May 2017. Retrieved 31 March 2017.
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