2007 Shanghai Masters

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Shanghai Masters
2007 Shanghai Masters logo.jpg
Tournament information
Dates 6–12 August 2007
Venue Shanghai Grand Stage
City Shanghai
Country China
Organisation(s) WPBSA
Format Ranking event
Total prize fund £250,000
Winner's share £48,000
Highest break 143
Final
Champion Wales Dominic Dale
Runner-up Wales Ryan Day
Score 10–6
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2008

The 2007 Shanghai Masters was the inaugural edition of the Shanghai Masters snooker tournament and the first ranking event of the 2007/2008 season. It took place between 6–12 August 2007 at the Shanghai Grand Stage in Shanghai, China.

Dominic Dale won in the final 10–6 against Ryan Day.

Tournament summary[edit]

  • Ronnie O'Sullivan withdrew from the event due to back problems that prevented him from travelling or playing.[1]
  • Matthew Stevens went 0–4 down to Stephen Maguire, but took the next 5 frames to win 5–4.
  • Dominic Dale dyed his hair blonde halfway through the tournament because he saw the style in a barbershop in Shanghai.
  • Dominic Dale won 8 consecutive frames in the final, claiming victory from trailing 2–6.

Prize fund[edit]

The breakdown of prize money for this year is shown below:[2]

Wildcard round[edit]

A wildcard round was held on the opening day of the tournament before the first round proper to allow eight Chinese players to display their abilities. Matches in this round were best of 9 frames.[3][4]

Match Score
WC1 Scotland Scott MacKenzie 4–5 China Yang Qingtian
WC2 England Stuart Pettman 5–0 China Cao Kaisheng
WC3 Republic of Ireland Fergal O'Brien 5–1 China Cao Xinlong
WC4 England Adrian Gunnell 5–2 China Jin Long
WC5 Wales Dominic Dale 5–1 China Liu Chuang
WC6 Malta Tony Drago 5–2 China Ah Bulajiang
WC7 Republic of Ireland Michael Judge 2–5 China Xiao Guodong
WC8 England Mike Dunn 3–5 China Yu Delu

Main draw[edit]

[3][4]

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
                             
1 Scotland John Higgins 5
England Jamie Cope 2
1 Scotland John Higgins 3
11 England Mark Selby 5
11 England Mark Selby 5
China Yang Qingtian 0
11 England Mark Selby 5
England Stuart Bingham 0
12 Wales Mark Williams 2
England Stuart Bingham 5
  England Stuart Bingham 5
England Stuart Pettman 4
5 England Ronnie O'Sullivan w/d
England Stuart Pettman w/o
11 England Mark Selby 3
Wales Dominic Dale 6
6 England Peter Ebdon 3
England Dave Harold 5
England Dave Harold 5
15 England Steve Davis 1
15 England Steve Davis 5
Republic of Ireland Fergal O'Brien 4
  England Dave Harold 1
Wales Dominic Dale 5
14 England Allister Carter 1
England Adrian Gunnell 5
  England Adrian Gunnell 1
Wales Dominic Dale 5
4 Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 3
Wales Dominic Dale 5
Wales Dominic Dale 10
16 Wales Ryan Day 6
3 England Shaun Murphy 2
England Ian McCulloch 5
England Ian McCulloch 3
16 Wales Ryan Day 5
16 Wales Ryan Day 5
Malta Tony Drago 1
16 Wales Ryan Day 5
Wales Matthew Stevens 4
10 Scotland Stephen Maguire 5
China Xiao Guodong 1
10 Scotland Stephen Maguire 4
Wales Matthew Stevens 5
7 Australia Neil Robertson 0
Wales Matthew Stevens 5
16 Wales Ryan Day 6
2 Scotland Graeme Dott 2
8 Scotland Stephen Hendry 5
England Nigel Bond 2
8 Scotland Stephen Hendry 3
13 England Stephen Lee 5
13 England Stephen Lee 5
Hong Kong Marco Fu 4
13 England Stephen Lee 4
2 Scotland Graeme Dott 5
9 China Ding Junhui 5
China Yu Delu 2
9 China Ding Junhui 1
2 Scotland Graeme Dott 5
2 Scotland Graeme Dott 5
England Michael Holt 4

Final[edit]

Final: Best of 19 frames. Referee: Johan Oomen.
Shanghai Grand Stage, Shanghai, China, 12 August 2007.[3][4]
Dominic Dale
 Wales
10–6 Ryan Day
 Wales
Afternoon: 32–105 (105), 71–33, 94–0 (54), 6–118 (115), 0–77 (76), 21–65 (53), 47–75 (74), 48–81 (59), 84–0 (84)
Evening: 143–4 (143), 65–33, 68–8, 79–0, 61–23, 90–0, 56–7
143 Highest break 115
1 Century breaks 2
3 50+ breaks 6

Qualifying[edit]

Qualifying rounds for the Shanghai Masters took place at Pontin's, Prestatyn, Wales, between 26–29 June 2007.[3]

  Round 1
Best of 9 frames
  Round 2
Best of 9 frames
  Round 3
Best of 9 frames
  Round 4
Best of 9 frames
England Mark Joyce 5   Scotland Drew Henry 2   England John Parrott 5   England Jamie Cope 5
Scotland Fraser Patrick 3   England Mark Joyce 5   England Mark Joyce 4   England John Parrott 4
China Tian Pengfei w/d   Scotland Scott MacKenzie   England Andrew Higginson 2   Northern Ireland Gerard Greene 2
China Xiao Guodong w/d   Bye   Scotland Scott MacKenzie 5   Scotland Scott MacKenzie 5
England Alex Davies 1   England Jimmy White 3   Scotland Alan McManus 5   England Stuart Bingham 5
England Alfred Burden 5   England Alfred Burden 5   England Alfred Burden 1   Scotland Alan McManus 4
England Munraj Pal 4   England Stuart Pettman 5   England Andy Hicks 3   England Joe Perry 4
England Jimmy Robertson 5   England Jimmy Robertson 3   England Stuart Pettman 5   England Stuart Pettman 5
England Shailesh Jogia 5   England Jimmy Michie 3   England Mark Davis 4   England Dave Harold 5
Australia Steve Mifsud 0   England Shailesh Jogia 5   England Shailesh Jogia 5   England Shailesh Jogia 1
Republic of Ireland Leo Fernandez 5   Wales Paul Davies 5   Republic of Ireland Fergal O'Brien 5   England Barry Hawkins 2
Republic of Ireland Rodney Goggins 4   Republic of Ireland Leo Fernandez 3   Wales Paul Davies 4   Republic of Ireland Fergal O'Brien 5
Scotland James McBain 3   England Judd Trump 5   England Adrian Gunnell 5   England Anthony Hamilton 4
Wales Gareth Coppack 5   Wales Gareth Coppack 1   England Judd Trump 4   England Adrian Gunnell 5
Norway Kurt Maflin 2   Republic of Ireland Joe Delaney 5   England Rory McLeod 5   Wales Dominic Dale 5
Belgium Kevin Van Hove 5   Belgium Kevin Van Hove 1   Republic of Ireland Joe Delaney 1   England Rory McLeod 0
Wales Lee Walker   England Barry Pinches 5   England Ricky Walden 5   England Ian McCulloch 5
Bye   Wales Lee Walker 2   England Barry Pinches 2   England Ricky Walden 1
Malta Tony Drago w/o   England Tom Ford 4   England Andrew Norman 2   Northern Ireland Joe Swail 4
Thailand Issara Kachaiwong w/d   Malta Tony Drago 5   Malta Tony Drago 5   Malta Tony Drago 5
China Liu Song w/d   Scotland Marcus Campbell 4   Republic of Ireland Michael Judge 5   Northern Ireland Mark Allen 1
Thailand Supoj Saenla w/o   Thailand Supoj Saenla 5   Thailand Supoj Saenla 1   Republic of Ireland Michael Judge 5
England Lee Spick 5   England Rod Lawler 5   England David Gilbert 5   Wales Matthew Stevens 5
England Martin Gould 4   England Lee Spick 0   England Rod Lawler 4   England David Gilbert 4
China Liang Wenbo 5   Finland Robin Hull 3   Scotland Jamie Burnett 3   England Nigel Bond 5
England Ashley Wright 1   China Liang Wenbo 5   China Liang Wenbo 5   China Liang Wenbo 3
England Jamie O'Neill w/o   Wales Ian Preece 1   England David Gray 5   Hong Kong Marco Fu 5
China Liu Chuang w/d   England Jamie O'Neill 5   England Jamie O'Neill 2   England David Gray 1
Republic of Ireland David Morris 5   England Mike Dunn 5   Thailand James Wattana 3   England Mark King 1
England Ben Woollaston 0   Republic of Ireland David Morris 1   England Mike Dunn 5   England Mike Dunn 5
England Matthew Selt 2   England David Roe 5   England Robert Milkins 4   England Michael Holt 5
Northern Ireland Patrick Wallace 5   Northern Ireland Patrick Wallace 4   England David Roe 5   England David Roe 1

Century breaks[edit]

[3]

Qualifying stage centuries[edit]

Televised stage centuries[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "O'Sullivan pulls out of Shanghai Masters". Snooker Scene Blog. Retrieved 12 November 2010. 
  2. ^ "2007 Shanghai Masters Information". globalsnookercentre.co.uk. Global Snooker Centre. Archived from the original on 13 May 2008. Retrieved 30 September 2011. 
  3. ^ a b c d e "Shanghai Masters 2007". Global Snooker. Archived from the original on 2 February 2012. Retrieved 30 September 2011. 
  4. ^ a b c "Roewe Shanghai Masters 2007". Snooker.org. Retrieved 30 September 2011.