2017 Indian Open

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Indian Open
Tournament information
Dates 12–16 September 2017
Venue Hotel Novotel Varun Beach
City Vishakhapatnam
Country India
Organisation(s) WPBSA
Format Ranking event
Total prize fund £323,000
Winner's share £50,000
Highest break China Zhou Yuelong (141)
Final
Champion Scotland John Higgins
Runner-up Scotland Anthony McGill
Score 5–1
2016
2019

The 2017 Indian Open was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place between 12 and 16 September 2017 in Vishakhapatnam, India.[1] It was the fourth ranking event of the 2017/2018 season.

Qualifying took place between 1–2 August 2017 in Preston, England.

Anthony McGill was the defending champion, having beaten Kyren Wilson 5–2 in the 2016 final. McGill reached the final again but was beaten by John Higgins, who won his 29th ranking event.[2]

Prize fund[edit]

The breakdown of prize money for this year is shown below:[3]

The "rolling 147 prize" for a maximum break stood at £25,000.

Main draw[edit]

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
                  
Scotland Anthony McGill 4
England Ashley Hugill 1
Scotland Anthony McGill 4
England Rory McLeod 1
Wales Jackson Page 3
England Rory McLeod 4
Scotland Anthony McGill 4
Iran Hossein Vafaei 1
England Anthony Hamilton 1
Iran Hossein Vafaei 4
Iran Hossein Vafaei 4
Northern Ireland Gerard Greene 2
Northern Ireland Gerard Greene 4
China Li Hang 1
Scotland Anthony McGill 4
China Zhang Anda 0
China Tian Pengfei 4
England Tom Ford 3
China Tian Pengfei 2
China Zhang Anda 4
China Zhang Anda 4
Iran Soheil Vahedi 3
China Zhang Anda 4
Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 3
England Sam Baird 4
England Mark Davis 2
England Sam Baird 3
Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 4
England John Astley 3
Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 4
Scotland Anthony McGill 4
England Mark King 3
England Stuart Bingham 4
Wales Duane Jones 1
England Stuart Bingham 4
England Matthew Selt 1
England Matthew Selt 4
China Cao Yupeng 0
England Stuart Bingham 3
England Mark King 4
England Mark King w/o
England Adam Duffy w/d
England Mark King 4
Scotland Graeme Dott 1
Scotland Graeme Dott 4
England Jack Lisowski 1
England Mark King 4
England Elliot Slessor 2
England Elliot Slessor 4
Scotland Alan McManus 3
England Elliot Slessor 4
England Joe Perry 3
Wales Daniel Wells 1
England Joe Perry 4
England Elliot Slessor 4
England Shaun Murphy 1
Republic of Ireland Fergal O'Brien 4
England Jimmy Robertson 3
Republic of Ireland Fergal O'Brien 1
England Shaun Murphy 4
England Hammad Miah 0
England Shaun Murphy 4
Scotland Anthony McGill 1
Scotland John Higgins 5
Finland Robin Hull 0
China Xu Si 4
China Xu Si 4
England Sean O'Sullivan 3
England Sean O'Sullivan 4
Republic of Ireland Josh Boileau 3
China Xu Si 4
England Ricky Walden 3
England Ricky Walden 4
England Alfie Burden 3
England Ricky Walden 4
England Ben Woollaston 2
England Ben Woollaston w/o
China Yan Bingtao w/d
China Xu Si 4
England David Gilbert 0
Norway Kurt Maflin 4
China Zhou Yuelong 2
Norway Kurt Maflin 3
England David Gilbert 4
China Wang Yuchen 0
England David Gilbert 4
England David Gilbert 4
Northern Ireland Mark Allen 1
England Andrew Higginson 1
Switzerland Alexander Ursenbacher 4
Switzerland Alexander Ursenbacher 2
Northern Ireland Mark Allen 4
China Niu Zhuang 0
Northern Ireland Mark Allen 4
China Xu Si 2
Scotland John Higgins 4
Thailand Boonyarit Keattikun 1
England Liam Highfield 4
England Liam Highfield 4
China Yu Delu 3
England Robert Milkins 3
China Yu Delu 4
England Liam Highfield 4
Thailand Sunny Akani 2
Scotland Stephen Maguire 3
Thailand Sunny Akani 4
Thailand Sunny Akani 4
Wales Dominic Dale 0
Wales Dominic Dale 4
England Rod Lawler 1
England Liam Highfield 0
Scotland John Higgins 4
England Gary Wilson 4
Belgium Luca Brecel 1
England Gary Wilson 2
England Michael Holt 4
Wales Ian Preece 2
England Michael Holt 4
England Michael Holt 1
Scotland John Higgins 4
England Mike Dunn 3
England Martin O'Donnell 4
England Martin O'Donnell 2
Scotland John Higgins 4
China Zhao Xintong 3
Scotland John Higgins 4

Final[edit]

Final: Best of 9 frames. Referee: Malta Terry Camillieri
Hotel Novotel Varun Beach, Vishakhapatnam, India, 16 September 2017.
Anthony McGill
 Scotland
1–5 John Higgins
 Scotland
2–70, 43–84, 78–28, 0–71 (71), 35–71, 1–104
49 Highest break 71
0 Century breaks 0
0 50+ breaks 1

Qualifying[edit]

These matches were held between 1 and 2 August 2017 at the Preston Guild Hall in Preston, England. All matches were best of 7 frames.[4]

Notes
  1. ^ a b c d e f g Match was held over and played in India.
  2. ^ a b c d e f Wildcard

Century breaks[edit]

Qualifying stage centuries[edit]

Total: 18

Televised stage centuries[edit]

Total: 14

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2017/18 World Snooker Calendar" (PDF). World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 14 July 2017. Retrieved 14 July 2017. 
  2. ^ "Indian Open: John Higgins beats Anthony McGill to take title". BBC Sport. 16 September 2017. Retrieved 5 February 2018. 
  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. 
  4. ^ "2017 Indian Open Qualifiers". snooker.org. 1 August 2017. Retrieved 1 August 2017.