2016 World Open (snooker)

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World Open
Tournament information
Dates 25–31 July 2016
Venue Yushan No.1 Middle School
City Yushan
Country China
Organisation(s) WPBSA
Format Ranking event
Total prize fund £520,000[1]
Winner's share £90,000
Highest break Scotland John Higgins (144)
Final
Champion England Ali Carter
Runner-up England Joe Perry
Score 10–8
2014
2017

The 2016 Hanteng Autos World Open was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place between 25–31 July 2016 at the Yushan No.1 Middle School in Yushan, China.[1] It was the third ranking event of the 2016/2017 season.[2]

Shaun Murphy was the defending champion,[3] but he lost 2–5 to Joe Perry in the quarter-finals.[4]

Ali Carter won the fourth ranking title of his career, defeating Perry 10–8 in the final.[5][6]

Prize fund[edit]

The breakdown of prize money for this year is shown below:[7]

The "rolling 147 prize" for a maximum break stood at £35,000.

Wildcard round[edit]

These matches were played in Yushan on 25 July 2016.[8][9][10][11]

Match Score
WC1 England Hammad Miah 3–5 China Huang Jiahao
WC2 China Zhang Anda 5–3 China Hu Hao
WC3 Thailand James Wattana 3–5 China Xu Si
WC4 Wales Matthew Stevens 5–1 China Liu Yiqi

Main draw[edit]

[8][9][10][11]

Last 64
Best of 9 frames
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
                  
England Shaun Murphy 5
China Cao Yupeng 2
England Shaun Murphy 5
England Jimmy Robertson 0
England Jimmy Robertson 5
China Wang Yuchen 1
England Shaun Murphy 5
Norway Kurt Maflin 1
Scotland Stephen Maguire 4
China Xiao Guodong 5
China Xiao Guodong 0
Norway Kurt Maflin 5
Wales Michael White 4
Norway Kurt Maflin 5
England Shaun Murphy 2
England Joe Perry 5
England Tom Ford 5
England Mark Davis 4
England Tom Ford 2
England Joe Perry 5
Scotland Jamie Burnett w/d
England Joe Perry w/o
England Joe Perry 5
England Ben Woollaston 4
England Gary Wilson 2
England Ben Woollaston 5
England Ben Woollaston 5
China Ding Junhui 1
Finland Robin Hull 1
China Ding Junhui 5
England Joe Perry 6
Australia Neil Robertson 2
Australia Neil Robertson 5
England Ian Burns 2
Australia Neil Robertson 5
Malaysia Rory Thor 1
Belgium Luca Brecel 3
Malaysia Rory Thor 5
Australia Neil Robertson 5
Wales Ryan Day 1
England Barry Hawkins 5
England Robbie Williams 4
England Barry Hawkins 4
Wales Ryan Day 5
Wales Ryan Day 5
England Allan Taylor 1
Australia Neil Robertson 5
England David Gilbert 2
England Rod Lawler 0
England David Gilbert 5
England David Gilbert 5
China Zhou Yuelong 2
China Zhou Yuelong 5
China Huang Jiahao 1
England David Gilbert 5
China Zhang Anda 0
China Zhang Anda 5
England Peter Ebdon 1
China Zhang Anda 5
England Judd Trump 2
China Yu Delu w/d
England Judd Trump w/o
England Joe Perry 8
England Ali Carter 10
England Stuart Bingham 5
England Stuart Carrington 4
England Stuart Bingham 3
England Ali Carter 5
England Ali Carter 5
England Mike Dunn 3
England Ali Carter 5
Wales Daniel Wells 4
England Kyren Wilson 5
China Zhang Yong 3
England Kyren Wilson 0
Wales Daniel Wells 5
China Xu Si 3
Wales Daniel Wells 5
England Ali Carter 5
Scotland John Higgins 0
Wales Duane Jones 4
Scotland Graeme Dott 5
Scotland Graeme Dott 4
Wales Mark Williams 5
England Andrew Higginson 1
Wales Mark Williams 5
Wales Mark Williams 2
Scotland John Higgins 5
Republic of Ireland Fergal O'Brien 2
England Michael Holt 5
England Michael Holt 4
Scotland John Higgins 5
England Oliver Lines 2
Scotland John Higgins 5
England Ali Carter 6
Thailand Thepchaiya Un-Nooh 1
England Ricky Walden 5
England David Grace 1
England Ricky Walden 1
Scotland Anthony McGill 5
Scotland Anthony McGill 5
Wales Lee Walker 1
Scotland Anthony McGill 5
England Matthew Selt 2
Hong Kong Marco Fu 3
England Sam Craigie 5
England Sam Craigie 4
England Matthew Selt 5
England Matthew Selt 5
Wales Matthew Stevens 2
Scotland Anthony McGill 2
Thailand Thepchaiya Un-Nooh 5
England Jamie Cope 3
Scotland Alan McManus 5
Scotland Alan McManus 5
China Liang Wenbo 2
England James Cahill 2
China Liang Wenbo 5
Scotland Alan McManus 0
Thailand Thepchaiya Un-Nooh 5
England Mark King 4
Thailand Thepchaiya Un-Nooh 5
Thailand Thepchaiya Un-Nooh 5
England Mark Selby 3
England Alfie Burden 2
England Mark Selby 5

Final[edit]

Final: Best of 19 frames. Referee: Netherlands Jan Verhaas.
Yushan No.1 Middle School, Yushan, China, 31 July 2016.[9][10][11]
Joe Perry
 England
8–10 Ali Carter
 England
Afternoon: 56–61, 79–0 (54), 73–41 (56), 40–75, 114–22 (78), 0–80 (80), 18–68 (54), 50–70, 0–91 (91)
Evening: 17–115 (53, 61), 58–70 (Perry 58, Carter 70), 70–33, 131–0 (131), 40–75, 123–4 (106), 68–34, 92–0 (92), 0–127 (127)
131 Highest break 127
2 Century breaks 1
7 50+ breaks 7

Qualifying[edit]

These matches were held between 31 May and 2 June 2016 at the Preston Guild Hall in Preston, England. All matches were best of 9 frames.[12][13][14]

  1. ^ a b c d Match was held over and played in Yushan.

Century breaks[edit]

[15]

Qualifying stage centuries[edit]

Televised stage centuries[edit]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "Calendar 2016/2017". Snooker.org. Retrieved 18 May 2016. 
  3. ^ "Shaun Murphy holds off Mark Selby to win Haikou World Open". BBC Sport. 16 March 2014. Retrieved 18 May 2016. 
  4. ^ "Robertson to Face Perry in Semis". World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 30 July 2016. 
  5. ^ "Carter Captures World Open Crown". World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 31 July 2016. 
  6. ^ "Ali Carter back in world's top 16 after beating Joe Perry in World Open final". BBC Sport. Retrieved 31 July 2016. 
  7. ^ "Indicative prize money rankings schedule 2016/2017 season" (PDF). World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 November 2016. Retrieved 3 June 2016. 
  8. ^ a b "World Open Draw" (PDF). World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 18 June 2016. 
  9. ^ a b c "World Open Format" (PDF). World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 10 June 2016. 
  10. ^ a b c "World Open Results". Snooker.org. Retrieved 25 July 2016. 
  11. ^ a b c "World Open Matches". World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 31 July 2016. Retrieved 25 July 2016. 
  12. ^ "World Open Qualifiers Draw" (PDF). World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 18 May 2016. 
  13. ^ "Indian Open, World Open and Riga Masters Qualifiers Format" (PDF). World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 18 May 2016. 
  14. ^ "World Open Qualifiers". Snooker.org. Retrieved 4 June 2016. 
  15. ^ "World Open Centuries". CueTracker. Retrieved 1 June 2016.