2017 Gibraltar Open snooker tournament

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Gibraltar Open
Tournament information
Dates1–5 March 2017
VenueTercentenary Sports Hall
CityGibraltar
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund125,000
Winner's share€25,000
Highest breakEngland Jack Lisowski (145)
Final
ChampionEngland Shaun Murphy
Runner-upEngland Judd Trump
Score4–2
2018

The 2017 jojobet.com Gibraltar Open professional ranking snooker tournament took place at the Tercentenary Sports Hall in Gibraltar from 1 to 5 March 2017. It was the 16th ranking event of the 2016/2017 season. The main event ran from 3 to 5 March and was preceded by amateur pre-qualifying rounds on 1 and 2 March.[1]

Marco Fu was the defending champion, but he chose not to participate in this edition of the tournament.

Shaun Murphy won the tournament, beating Judd Trump 4–2 in the final.[2]

Prize fund

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

The "rolling 147 prize" for a maximum break stood at £20,000 = €26,600.

Main draw

Main rounds draw[4]

Top half

Section 1
 
Last 128
Best of 7 frames
Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
 
              
 
 
 
 
Wales Matthew Stevens 3
 
 
 
Wales Michael White 4
 
Wales Michael White 4
 
 
 
Norway Kurt Maflin 0
 
Norway Kurt Maflin 4
 
 
 
Pakistan Hamza Akbar 0
 
Wales Michael White 2
 
 
 
England Barry Hawkins 4
 
England Oliver Lines 3
 
 
 
England Charlie Walters 4
 
England Charlie Walters 1
 
 
 
England Barry Hawkins 4
 
England Barry Hawkins 4
 
 
 
England Jeff Cundy 0
 
England Barry Hawkins 1
 
 
 
England Shaun Murphy 4
 
Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty w/d
 
 
 
England Shaun Murphy w/o
 
England Shaun Murphy 4
 
 
 
England Sam Craigie 1
 
England Sam Craigie 4
 
 
 
England John Foster 0
 
England Shaun Murphy 4
 
 
 
England Allan Taylor 3
 
England Allan Taylor 4
 
 
 
England Saqib Nasir 3
 
England Allan Taylor 4
 
 
 
England Elliot Slessor 2
 
England Elliot Slessor 4
 
 
Republic of Ireland Josh Boileau 0
 
Section 2
 
Last 128
Best of 7 frames
Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
 
              
 
 
 
 
England Jimmy Robertson 4
 
 
 
Wales Ben Jones 2
 
England Jimmy Robertson 0
 
 
 
Wales Lee Walker 4
 
England Paul Davison 3
 
 
 
Wales Lee Walker 4
 
Wales Lee Walker 3
 
 
 
England Mark Davis 4
 
England Mark Davis 4
 
 
 
England Mark Joyce 2
 
England Mark Davis 4
 
 
 
Wales David John 3
 
England Robbie Williams 3
 
 
 
Wales David John 4
 
England Mark Davis 3
 
 
 
Wales Mark Williams 4
 
China Zhao Xintong 4
 
 
 
Belgium Laurens De Staelen 0
 
China Zhao Xintong 4
 
 
 
England Martin O'Donnell2
 
Northern Ireland Joe Swail 2
 
 
 
England Martin O'Donnell 4
 
China Zhao Xintong 3
 
 
 
Wales Mark Williams 4
 
Wales Mark Williams 4
 
 
 
England Adam Edge 1
 
Wales Mark Williams 4
 
 
 
China Zhang Yong 2
 
England Andrew Higginson 2
 
 
China Zhang Yong 4
 
Section 3
 
Last 128
Best of 7 frames
Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
 
              
 
 
 
 
England Alfie Burden 4
 
 
 
England Ian Burns 2
 
England Alfie Burden 4
 
 
 
Scotland Anthony McGill 2
 
Scotland Anthony McGill 4
 
 
 
England Joe O'Connor 2
 
England Alfie Burden 4
 
 
 
China Zhou Yuelong 2
 
England Mike Dunn 4
 
 
 
England Michael Wild 2
 
England Mike Dunn 0
 
 
 
China Zhou Yuelong 4
 
China Zhou Yuelong 4
 
 
 
England James Cahill 0
 
England Alfie Burden 4
 
 
 
England Ricky Walden 3
 
China Liang Wenbo 1
 
 
 
England Ricky Walden 4
 
England Ricky Walden 4
 
 
 
China Yan Bingtao 3
 
China Yan Bingtao 4
 
 
 
England Ashley Carty 1
 
England Ricky Walden 4
 
 
 
England Mark Selby 3
 
England Robert Milkins 4
 
 
 
England Christopher Keogan 2
 
England Robert Milkins 3
 
 
 
England Mark Selby4
 
England Adam Duffy 1
 
 
England Mark Selby 4
 
Section 4
 
Last 128
Best of 7 frames
Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
 
              
 
 
 
 
England Gary Wilson 4
 
 
 
England Peter Lines 3
 
England Gary Wilson 1
 
 
 
Malaysia Thor Chuan Leong 4
 
Malaysia Thor Chuan Leong 4
 
 
 
Wales Matthew Roberts 0
 
Malaysia Thor Chuan Leong 3
 
 
 
Brazil Igor Figueiredo 4
 
Scotland Fraser Patrick 4
 
 
 
England Stephen Kershaw 2
 
Scotland Fraser Patrick 3
 
 
 
Brazil Igor Figueiredo 4
 
England Sydney Wilson 1
 
 
 
Brazil Igor Figueiredo 4
 
Brazil Igor Figueiredo 2
 
 
 
England Nigel Bond 4
 
Isle of Man Darryl Hill 0
 
 
 
England Steven Hallworth 4
 
England Steven Hallworth 1
 
 
 
England Nigel Bond 4
 
England Nigel Bond 4
 
 
 
India Aditya Mehta 3
 
England Nigel Bond 4
 
 
 
Wales Daniel Wells 0
 
Wales Daniel Wells 4
 
 
 
England Kyren Wilson 3
 
Wales Daniel Wells 4
 
 
 
China Fang Xiongman 3
 
China Fang Xiongman 4
 
 
England Mitchell Grinstead 1
 

Bottom half

Section 5
 
Last 128
Best of 7 frames
Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
 
              
 
 
 
 
Scotland Ross Muir 0
 
 
 
Northern Ireland Mark Allen 4
 
Northern Ireland Mark Allen 4
 
 
 
Scotland John Higgins 1
 
Wales Dominic Dale 0
 
 
 
Scotland John Higgins 4
 
Northern Ireland Mark Allen 4
 
 
 
England David Gilbert 1
 
Iran Hossein Vafaei 1
 
 
 
England David Gilbert 4
 
England David Gilbert 4
 
 
 
China Ding Junhui 3
 
China Ding Junhui 4
 
 
 
England Jason Weston 1
 
Northern Ireland Mark Allen 1
 
 
 
England Jack Lisowski 4
 
England Anthony Hamilton w/o
 
 
 
England Stuart Carrington w/d
 
England Anthony Hamilton 4
 
 
 
China Tian Pengfei 2
 
China Tian Pengfei 4
 
 
 
England Liam Highfield 2
 
England Anthony Hamilton 0
 
 
 
England Jack Lisowski 4
 
England Mark King 4
 
 
 
England Simon Dent 3
 
England Mark King 2
 
 
 
England Jack Lisowski 4
 
England Jack Lisowski w/o
 
 
Brazil Itaro Santos w/d
 
Section 6
 
Last 128
Best of 7 frames
Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
 
              
 
 
 
 
Scotland Stephen Maguire 4
 
 
 
Northern Ireland Gerard Greene 3
 
Scotland Stephen Maguire 2
 
 
 
England Matthew Selt 4
 
England Matthew Selt 4
 
 
 
England Rory McLeod 0
 
England Matthew Selt 1
 
 
 
England Judd Trump 4
 
England Jamie Curtis-Barrett 0
 
 
 
England Judd Trump 4
 
England Judd Trump 4
 
 
 
England Craig Steadman 1
 
England Craig Steadman 4
 
 
 
England Brandon Sargeant 1
 
England Judd Trump 4
 
 
 
England Sanderson Lam 1
 
Scotland Scott Donaldson 1
 
 
 
England Tom Ford 4
 
England Tom Ford 0
 
 
 
England Peter Ebdon 4
 
England Peter Ebdon 4
 
 
 
Wales Jamie Clarke 0
 
England Peter Ebdon 1
 
 
 
England Sanderson Lam 4
 
China Wang Yuchen 3
 
 
 
England Sanderson Lam 4
 
England Sanderson Lam 4
 
 
 
Thailand Noppon Saengkham 1
 
China Zhang Anda 3
 
 
Thailand Noppon Saengkham 4
 
Section 7
 
Last 128
Best of 7 frames
Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
 
              
 
 
 
 
England Jamie Cope 2
 
 
 
Wales Duane Jones 4
 
Wales Duane Jones 0
 
 
 
Belgium Luca Brecel 4
 
Belgium Luca Brecel 4
 
 
 
England Martin Pitcher 1
 
Belgium Luca Brecel 3
 
 
 
Wales Ryan Day 4
 
England Michael Holt 4
 
 
 
England Ian Martin 3
 
England Michael Holt 2
 
 
 
Wales Ryan Day 4
 
Wales Ryan Day 4
 
 
 
England Phil O'Kane 0
 
Wales Ryan Day 4
 
 
 
England John Astley 2
 
Republic of Ireland Fergal O'Brien 3
 
 
 
England Ben Woollaston 4
 
England Ben Woollaston 4
 
 
 
Scotland Eden Sharav 2
 
Scotland Eden Sharav 4
 
 
 
England Sam Baird 1
 
England Ben Woollaston 1
 
 
 
England John Astley 4
 
England John Astley 4
 
 
 
Austria Andreas Ploner 1
 
England John Astley 4
 
 
 
England George Pragnall 1
 
Cyprus Michael Georgiou 3
 
 
England George Pragnall 4
 
Section 8
 
Last 128
Best of 7 frames
Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
 
              
 
 
 
 
Scotland Rhys Clark 4
 
 
 
England Sean O'Sullivan 1
 
Scotland Rhys Clark 4
 
 
 
England Mitchell Mann 3
 
England Mitchell Mann 4
 
 
 
England David Grace 3
 
Scotland Rhys Clark 2
 
 
 
Australia Neil Robertson 4
 
Wales Gareth Allen 1
 
 
 
England Chris Wakelin 4
 
England Chris Wakelin2
 
 
 
Australia Neil Robertson 4
 
Australia Neil Robertson 4
 
 
 
England Jaspal Bamotra 0
 
Australia Neil Robertson 4
 
 
 
Wales Jamie Jones 0
 
England Jimmy White 4
 
 
 
Australia Kurt Dunham 1
 
England Jimmy White 2
 
 
 
England Joe Perry 4
 
England Joe Perry 4
 
 
 
England Zack Richardson 2
 
England Joe Perry1
 
 
 
Wales Jamie Jones 4
 
England Hammad Miah 4
 
 
 
England Dan Barsley 0
 
England Hammad Miah 0
 
 
 
Wales Jamie Jones4
 
China Mei Xiwen 1
 
 
Wales Jamie Jones 4
 

Finals

 
Quarter-finals
Best of 7 frames
Semi-finals
Best of 7 frames
Final
Best of 7 frames
 
          
 
 
 
 
England Shaun Murphy 4
 
 
 
Wales Mark Williams3
 
England Shaun Murphy4
 
 
 
England Nigel Bond 0
 
England Alfie Burden3
 
 
 
England Nigel Bond4
 
England Shaun Murphy4
 
 
 
England Judd Trump 2
 
England Jack Lisowski 1
 
 
 
England Judd Trump 4
 
England Judd Trump 4
 
 
 
Wales Ryan Day 2
 
Wales Ryan Day 4
 
 
Australia Neil Robertson 2
 

Final

Final: Best of 7 frames. Referee: China Peggy Li
Tercentenary Sports Hall, Gibraltar, 5 March 2017.
Shaun Murphy
 England
4–2 Judd Trump
 England
0–117 (59), 83–45, 0–84 (84), 75–7 (60), 76–56 (56, 56), 96–34 (96)
96 Highest break 84
0 Century breaks 0
3 50+ breaks 3

Preliminary rounds

These matches were played in Gibraltar on 1–2 March 2017.[5][6] All matches were the best of 7 frames.

Round 1

Round 2

Century breaks

Main rounds centuries

Total: 48

References

  1. ^ http://www.worldsnooker.com/gibraltar-open-entry-pack/
  2. ^ "Gibraltar Open 2017: Murphy beats Trump in final". 7 March 2017.
  3. ^ "Indicative Prize Money Rankings Schedule 2016/2017 Season" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-11-04. Retrieved 2016-06-03.
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2017-02-05. Retrieved 2017-02-04.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  5. ^ "Gibraltar Open 2017 Victoria Stadium, 32A Rosia Road, Gibraltar 1-2 & 3-5 March 2017 Provisional Format of Play" (PDF).
  6. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2017-02-05. Retrieved 2017-02-04.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
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