2018 World Grand Prix snooker tournament

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Ladbrokes World Grand Prix
Tournament information
Dates19–25 February 2018
VenueGuild Hall
CityPreston
CountryEngland
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£375,000
Winner's share£100,000
Highest breakEngland Mark Joyce (140)
Final
ChampionEngland Ronnie O'Sullivan
Runner-upChina Ding Junhui
Score10–3
2017
2019

The 2018 Ladbrokes World Grand Prix was a professional ranking snooker tournament, taking place from 19 to 25 February 2018 at the Guild Hall in Preston, England.[1] It was the fifteenth ranking event of the 2017/2018 season.

Barry Hawkins was the defending champion, but he did not qualify for this edition of the tournament.

Ronnie O'Sullivan won his fourth ranking title of the season and 32nd ranking title overall, beating Ding Junhui 10–3 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 £15,000

Seeding list

The top 32 players on the one-year ranking list, running from the 2017 Riga Masters until the 2018 Snooker Shoot Out, qualified for the tournament.[4]

Rank Player Total Points
1 England Ronnie O'Sullivan 425,500
2 Wales Mark Williams 259,000
3 England Judd Trump 234,500
4 Belgium Luca Brecel 232,600
5 England Shaun Murphy 209,500
6 England Mark Selby 198,225
7 China Ding Junhui 177,000
8 Scotland John Higgins 171,000
9 Northern Ireland Mark Allen 164,000
10 England Kyren Wilson 134,725
11 Australia Neil Robertson 132,000
12 Wales Ryan Day 129,500
13 Scotland Stephen Maguire 114,000
14 Scotland Graeme Dott 106,000
15 Scotland Anthony McGill 99,000
16 England Martin Gould 98,500
17 China Yan Bingtao 96,500
18 China Cao Yupeng 91,000
19 England Joe Perry 85,500
20 China Li Hang 84,000
21 England Jack Lisowski 83,600
22 England David Gilbert 71,500
23 England Mark Joyce 71,000
24 China Xiao Guodong 69,500
25 England Ali Carter 69,000
26 England Mark King 68,725
27 England Jimmy Robertson 64,000
28 England Ricky Walden 61,600
29 Cyprus Michael Georgiou 61,500
30 Wales Michael White 61,500
31 England Stuart Bingham 58,500
32 England Robert Milkins 57,000

Main draw

Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
Quarter Final
Best of 9 frames
Semi Final
Best of 11 frames
Final
Best of 19 frames
               
1 England Ronnie O'Sullivan 4
32 England Robert Milkins 0
1 England Ronnie O'Sullivan 4
17 China Yan Bingtao 3
16 England Martin Gould 2
17 China Yan Bingtao 4
1 England Ronnie O'Sullivan 5
24 China Xiao Guodong 0
9 Northern Ireland Mark Allen 3
24 China Xiao Guodong 4
24 China Xiao Guodong 4
8 Scotland John Higgins 3
8 Scotland John Higgins 4
25 England Ali Carter 3
1 England Ronnie O'Sullivan 6
13 Scotland Stephen Maguire 4
5 England Shaun Murphy 4
28 England Ricky Walden 1
5 England Shaun Murphy 4
21 England Jack Lisowski 2
12 Wales Ryan Day 3
21 England Jack Lisowski 4
5 England Shaun Murphy 2
13 Scotland Stephen Maguire 5
13 Scotland Stephen Maguire 4
20 China Li Hang 0
13 Scotland Stephen Maguire 4
29 Cyprus Michael Georgiou 3
4 Belgium Luca Brecel 0
29 Cyprus Michael Georgiou 4
1 England Ronnie O'Sullivan 10
7 China Ding Junhui 3
3 England Judd Trump 1
30 Wales Michael White 4
30 Wales Michael White 4
19 England Joe Perry 0
14 Scotland Graeme Dott 2
19 England Joe Perry 4
30 Wales Michael White 2
6 England Mark Selby 5
11 Australia Neil Robertson 4
22 England David Gilbert 1
11 Australia Neil Robertson 0
6 England Mark Selby 4
6 England Mark Selby 4
27 England Jimmy Robertson 3
6 England Mark Selby 5
7 China Ding Junhui 6
7 China Ding Junhui 4
26 England Mark King 1
7 China Ding Junhui 4
23 England Mark Joyce 1
10 England Kyren Wilson 3
23 England Mark Joyce 4
7 China Ding Junhui 5
15 Scotland Anthony McGill 3
15 Scotland Anthony McGill 4
18 China Cao Yupeng 1
15 Scotland Anthony McGill 4
31 England Stuart Bingham 1
2 Wales Mark Williams 2
31 England Stuart Bingham 4

Final

Final: Best of 19 frames. Referee: England Greg Coniglio
Guild Hall, Preston, England, 25 February 2018.
Ronnie O'Sullivan (1)
 England
10–3 Ding Junhui (7)
 China
Afternoon: 2–61 (53), 79–22 (71), 71–47, 42–81 (68), 124–8 (124), 113–16 (105), 42–64, 81–37 (59), 120–0 (120)
Evening: 113–4, 79–6, 89–16, 83–9 (83)
124 Highest break 68
3 Century breaks 0
6 50+ breaks 2

Century breaks

Total: 26[5]

References

  1. ^ "2017/18 World Snooker Calendar" (PDF). World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 14 July 2017. Retrieved 14 July 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "World Grand Prix: Ronnie O'Sullivan beats Ding Junhui to win title". BBC Sport. 25 February 2018. Retrieved 14 March 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "Indicative Prize Money Rankings Schedule 2017/2018 Season" (PDF). worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 14 July 2017. Retrieved 14 July 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "Preston to Host Snooker's World Grand Prix". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 28 July 2017. Retrieved 11 December 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ "Ladbrokes World Grand Prix 2018 Centuries". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 19–25 February 2018. Archived from the original on 14 February 2018. Retrieved 13 February 2018.

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