2013 Indian Open

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Indian Open
2013 Indian Open logo.png
Tournament information
Dates 14–18 October 2013
Venue Le Meridien Hotel
City New Delhi
Country India
Organisation(s) WPBSA
Format Ranking event
Total prize fund £300,000
Winner's share £50,000
Highest break 142
Final
Champion China Ding Junhui
Runner-up India Aditya Mehta
Score 5–0
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2015

The 2013 Indian Open was a professional ranking snooker tournament held between 14–18 October 2013 at the Le Meridien Hotel in New Delhi, India. It was the first ranking event held in India,[1] and the fourth ranking event of the 2013/2014 season.[2]

Ding Junhui won his eighth ranking title by defeating Aditya Mehta 5–0 in the final.[3] Ding became the first player to win two consecutive ranking titles in the same season since Ronnie O'Sullivan in 2002/2003, who won the 2003 European Open and the 2003 Irish Masters.[4] At the tournament Mehta became the first Indian player to reach the final of a ranking event.[5]

Prize fund[edit]

The breakdown of prize money for this year is shown below:[6]

Wildcard round[edit]

These matches were played in New Delhi on 14 October 2013.[7][8][9][10] The Indian wildcard players were selected through a qualifying tournament.[11][12]

Match Score
WC1 England Rod Lawler 4–1 India Kamal Chawla
WC2 England Jeff Cundy 4–0 India Sundeep Gulati
WC3 Scotland Anthony McGill 4–3 India Shivam Arora
WC4 England Robbie Williams 4–1 India Manan Chandra
WC5 England Paul Davison 4–1 India Faisal Khan
WC6 England Liam Highfield w/d–w/o India Dharminder Lilly

Main draw[edit]

[7][8][9][10]

Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
Quarter-finals
Best of 7 frames
Semi-finals
Best of 7 frames
Final
Best of 9 frames
                                   
Australia Neil Robertson 4
Thailand Noppon Saengkham 1
Australia Neil Robertson 4
England Rod Lawler 2
England Rod Lawler w/o
England Ali Carter w/d
Australia Neil Robertson 4
China Liang Wenbo 2
Wales Ryan Day 2
Thailand Dechawat Poomjaeng 4
Thailand Dechawat Poomjaeng 2
China Liang Wenbo 4
China Liang Wenbo 4
Republic of Ireland David Morris 2
Australia Neil Robertson 2
China Ding Junhui 4
China Ding Junhui 4
England Barry Pinches 3
China Ding Junhui 4
England Mark Joyce 3
England Mark Joyce 4
England Sean O'Sullivan 0
China Ding Junhui 4
Scotland John Higgins 2
England Jeff Cundy 3
China Li Yan 4
China Li Yan 0
Scotland John Higgins 4
England Joel Walker 0
Scotland John Higgins 4
China Ding Junhui 4
England Robbie Williams 1
England Barry Hawkins 1
Scotland Anthony McGill 4
Scotland Anthony McGill 4
Republic of Ireland Fergal O'Brien 1
England Alex Davies 1
Republic of Ireland Fergal O'Brien 4
Scotland Anthony McGill 4
England Joe Perry 2
England Joe Perry w/o
England David Gilbert w/d
England Joe Perry 4
England Ricky Walden 2
Northern Ireland Gerard Greene 0
England Ricky Walden 4
Scotland Anthony McGill 0
England Robbie Williams 4
Thailand Ratchayothin Yotharuck 4
Thailand James Wattana 3
Thailand Ratchayothin Yotharuck 0
England Mike Dunn 4
England Mike Dunn 4
Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 2
England Mike Dunn 0
England Robbie Williams 4
England Andrew Higginson 4
Scotland Jamie Burnett 2
England Andrew Higginson 1
England Robbie Williams 4
England Kyren Wilson w/d
England Robbie Williams w/o
China Ding Junhui 5
India Aditya Mehta 0
China Zhang Anda 4
Scotland Alan McManus 1
China Zhang Anda 3
Wales Michael White 4
England Anthony Hamilton w/d
Wales Michael White w/o
Wales Michael White 4
England Gary Wilson 3
Wales Dominic Dale 0
England Gary Wilson 4
England Gary Wilson 4
Hong Kong Marco Fu 3
Malta Tony Drago w/d
Hong Kong Marco Fu w/o
Wales Michael White 3
Scotland Stephen Maguire 4
England Mark Davis 4
England Elliot Slessor 2
England Mark Davis 4
England Michael Holt 1
England Jamie Cope 1
England Michael Holt 4
England Mark Davis 2
Scotland Stephen Maguire 4
England Tom Ford 4
Wales Jamie Jones 3
England Tom Ford 3
Scotland Stephen Maguire 4
England Paul Davison 1
Scotland Stephen Maguire 4
Scotland Stephen Maguire 3
India Aditya Mehta 4
England Stuart Bingham 4
China Liu Chuang 1
England Stuart Bingham 4
Thailand Thanawat Thirapongpaiboon 2
Thailand Thanawat Thirapongpaiboon 4
China Lyu Haotian 1
England Stuart Bingham 3
India Pankaj Advani 4
Scotland Marcus Campbell 1
India Pankaj Advani 4
India Pankaj Advani 4
Northern Ireland Mark Allen 2
England Nigel Bond 1
Northern Ireland Mark Allen 4
India Pankaj Advani 3
India Aditya Mehta 4
China Chen Zhe 3
England Hammad Miah 4
England Hammad Miah 1
India Aditya Mehta 4
India Aditya Mehta 4
England Peter Ebdon 3
India Aditya Mehta 4
Wales Mark Williams 2
Wales Mark Williams w/o
China Yu Delu w/d
Wales Mark Williams 4
England Mark Selby 1
India Dharminder Lilly 0
England Mark Selby 4

Final[edit]

Final: Best of 9 frames. Referee: Brendan Moore.
Le Meridien Hotel, New Delhi, India, 18 October 2013.[10][13]
Ding Junhui
 China
5–0 Aditya Mehta
 India
76–36 (52), 87–0 (81), 107–0 (107), 93–1 (93), 116–1 (100)
107 Highest break 30
2 Century breaks 0
5 50+ breaks 0

Qualifying[edit]

These matches were held on 11 and 12 August 2013 at the Doncaster Dome in Doncaster, England. All matches were best of 7 frames.[14][15][16]

Century breaks[edit]

Qualifying stage centuries[edit]

[17]

Televised stage centuries[edit]

[18]

References[edit]

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  4. ^ "Brilliant Ding Is Star Of India". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 18 October 2013. Archived from the original on 19 October 2013. Retrieved 18 October 2013. 
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  12. ^ "Manan, Lilly make the cut". Deccan Herald. 5 September 2013. Archived from the original on 19 October 2013. Retrieved 7 September 2013. 
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  14. ^ "Indian Open 2013 Qualifiers Draw & Format" (PDF). worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 1 August 2013. Retrieved 1 August 2013. 
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