2018 German Masters snooker tournament

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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

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.

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 fund

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 draw

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

Final

Final: Best of 17 frames. Referee: Germany Maike Kesseler.
Tempodrom, Berlin, Germany, 4 February 2018.
Mark Williams
 Wales
9–1 Graeme Dott
 Scotland
Afternoon: 79–1 (79), 73–8, 56–72 (56, 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

Qualifying

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 1

Round 2

Century breaks

Televised stage centuries

Total: 27[6]

Qualifying stage centuries

Total: 52[7]

References

  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)
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