2017 German Masters

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German Masters
Tournament information
Dates1–5 February 2017
VenueTempodrom
CityBerlin
CountryGermany
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund367,000
Winner's share€80,000
Highest breakEngland Tom Ford (147)
Final
ChampionEngland Anthony Hamilton
Runner-upEngland Ali Carter
Score9–6
2016
2018

The 2017 F66.com German Masters professional ranking snooker tournament took place between 1–5 February 2017 at the Tempodrom in Berlin, Germany. It was the twelfth ranking event of the 2016/2017 season.

Martin Gould was the defending champion but he lost 2–6 against Ali Carter in the semi-finals.[1]

Tom Ford made the 128th official maximum break and the third of his career in the second frame of his 5–2 win over Peter Ebdon in the first round.[2] Maximum breaks had already been made in the qualifying rounds by both Ali Carter and Ross Muir.[3]

Anthony Hamilton defeated Carter 9–6 to capture his first ranking title in his 26-year career, having trailed 2–5. Aged 45 he also became the oldest ranking event winner since Doug Mountjoy was 46 winning the Classic in 1989.

Prize fund[edit]

The breakdown of prize money for this year is shown below:[4][5]

The "rolling 147 prize" for a maximum break stood at £10,000[6] (€13,300).

Main draw[edit]

 
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 Martin Gould 5
 
 
 
Wales Jamie Jones 0
 
England Martin Gould 5
 
 
 
England Ricky Walden 3
 
England John Astley 4
 
 
 
England Ricky Walden 5
 
England Martin Gould 5
 
 
 
Wales Ryan Day 2
 
Wales Ryan Day 5
 
 
 
Northern Ireland Mark Allen 1
 
Wales Ryan Day 5
 
 
 
Finland Robin Hull 4
 
Finland Robin Hull 5
 
 
 
England Jimmy White 4
 
England Martin Gould 2
 
 
 
England Ali Carter 6
 
England Tom Ford 5
 
 
 
England Peter Ebdon 2
 
England Tom Ford 5
 
 
 
England Mark King 2
 
England Ronnie O'Sullivan 4
 
 
 
England Mark King 5
 
England Tom Ford 2
 
 
 
England Ali Carter 5
 
Scotland Stephen Maguire 1
 
 
 
England Ali Carter 5
 
England Ali Carter 5
 
 
 
China Zhao Xintong 4
 
Thailand Sunny Akani 0
 
 
 
China Zhao Xintong 5
 
England Ali Carter 6
 
 
 
England Anthony Hamilton 9
 
England Stuart Bingham 5
 
 
 
China Zhang Yong 3
 
England Stuart Bingham 5
 
 
 
England David Gilbert 4
 
Hong Kong Marco Fu 3
 
 
 
England David Gilbert 5
 
England Stuart Bingham 5
 
 
 
China Yan Bingtao 2
 
England Michael Holt 5
 
 
 
England Stuart Carrington 1
 
England Michael Holt 1
 
 
 
China Yan Bingtao 5
 
Wales Dominic Dale 2
 
 
 
China Yan Bingtao 5
 
England Stuart Bingham 4
 
 
 
England Anthony Hamilton 6
 
Australia Neil Robertson 4
 
 
 
England Ben Woollaston 5
 
England Ben Woollaston 2
 
 
 
England Barry Hawkins 5
 
England Barry Hawkins 5
 
 
 
Wales Michael White 1
 
England Barry Hawkins 4
 
 
 
England Anthony Hamilton 5
 
England Anthony Hamilton 5
 
 
 
Wales Mark Williams 3
 
England Anthony Hamilton 5
 
 
 
England Mark Selby 2
 
Thailand Thepchaiya Un-Nooh 0
 
 
England Mark Selby 5
 

Final[edit]

Final: Best of 17 frames. Referee: England Brendan Moore.
Tempodrom, Berlin, Germany, 5 February 2017.
Ali Carter
 England
6–9 Anthony Hamilton
 England
Afternoon: 61–31, 69–1, 66–12, 36–72, 4–61, 116–7 (100), 69–8 (54), 28–64 (56)
Evening: 15–66, 1–118 (118), 20–78 (73), 0–74 (74), 53–70 (53, 70), 83–0, 13–63 (57)
100 Highest break 118
1 Century breaks 1
3 50+ breaks 6

Qualifying[edit]

These matches were played between 6 and 9 December 2016 at the Barnsley Metrodome in Barnsley, England. All matches were best of 9 frames.[7]

Ali Carter made the 125th official maximum break in the fourth frame of his round 1 qualifying match against Wang Yuchen. It was Carter's second professional maximum break. On the same day, Ross Muir made the 126th official maximum break in the third frame of his round 1 qualifying match against Itaro Santos. It was Muir's first professional maximum break.

Round 1[edit]

Round 2[edit]

Century breaks[edit]

Televised stage centuries[edit]

Total: 16[8]

Qualifying stage centuries[edit]

Total: 56[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "German Masters: Martin Gould wins maiden ranking title". BBC Sport. 7 February 2016. Retrieved 8 February 2016.
  2. ^ http://www.worldsnooker.com/ford-makes-147-in-berlin/#
  3. ^ http://livescores.worldsnookerdata.com/Centuries/CenturyBreaks/13915/f66-com-german-masters-qualifiers
  4. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-11-04. Retrieved 2016-06-03.
  5. ^ "F66.com German Masters 2017". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 6 December 2016.
  6. ^ http://www.sportinglife.com/snooker/news/article/663/10747983/german-masters-snooker-2017-draw-tv-schedule-results-odds
  7. ^ "German Masters Qualifiers Draw and Format". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 5 December 2016. Retrieved 6 December 2016.
  8. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2017-02-02. Retrieved 2017-02-02.
  9. ^ "German Masters qualifiers: century breaks". worldsnookerdata.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 2016-12-08. Retrieved 6 December 2016.

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