2017 Riga Masters

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Riga Masters
Tournament information
Dates 23–25 June 2017
Venue Arena Riga
City Riga
Country Latvia
Organisation(s) WPBSA
Format Ranking event
Total prize fund £227,000[1]
Winner's share £50,000
Final
Champion Wales Ryan Day
Runner-up Scotland Stephen Maguire
Score 5–2
2016
2018

The 2017 Kaspersky Riga Masters is a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place between 23–25 June 2017 at the Arena Riga in Riga, Latvia.[1] It is the first ranking event of the 2017/2018 season.[2]

Neil Robertson was the defending champion, but he lost in the first round to Lukas Kleckers.[3]

Ryan Day claimed his first ranking title of his career by defeating Stephen Maguire 5–2 in the final.

This tournament in Europe is broadcast on Eurosport 1, Eurosport 2 and Eurosport Player.

Prize fund[edit]

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

The "rolling 147 prize" for a maximum break stands at £5,000

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 9 frames
Final
Best of 9 frames
                                   
Thailand Thepchaiya Un-Nooh 4
Cyprus Michael Georgiou 1
Thailand Thepchaiya Un-Nooh 3
Scotland Anthony McGill 4
England Stuart Carrington 3
Scotland Anthony McGill 4
Scotland Anthony McGill 4
England Jimmy White 1
Norway Kurt Maflin 4
Scotland Alan McManus 3
Norway Kurt Maflin 2
England Jimmy White 4
Israel Eden Sharav 3
England Jimmy White 4
Scotland Anthony McGill 2
Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 4
England Gary Wilson 0
Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 4
Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 4
Finland Robin Hull 2
Finland Robin Hull 4
Latvia Rodion Judin 2
Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 4
China Zhang Anda 2
Malta Alex Borg 1
China Zhang Anda 4
China Zhang Anda 4
England Hammad Miah 3
England Hammad Miah 4
England Tom Ford 0
Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 4
Scotland Stephen Maguire 5
England Jimmy Robertson w/d
England John Astley w/o
England John Astley 1
England Andrew Higginson 4
England Jamie Curtis-Barrett 0
England Andrew Higginson 4
England Andrew Higginson 4
England Mark Davis 3
England Stuart Bingham 0
England Mark Davis 4
England Mark Davis 4
England Sam Craigie 2
England Sam Craigie 4
Wales Jamie Jones 3
England Andrew Higginson 3
Scotland Stephen Maguire 4
Wales Matthew Stevens 1
England Jack Lisowski 4
England Jack Lisowski 4
Germany Lukas Kleckers 2
Australia Neil Robertson 3
Germany Lukas Kleckers 4
England Jack Lisowski 0
Scotland Stephen Maguire 4
England Oliver Lines 4
England Christopher Keogan 1
England Oliver Lines 3
Scotland Stephen Maguire 4
Scotland Stephen Maguire 4
Northern Ireland Gerard Greene 0
Scotland Stephen Maguire 2
Wales Ryan Day 5
Iran Hossein Vafaei w/o
England Mark King w/d
Iran Hossein Vafaei 0
England Paul Davison 4
England Paul Davison 4
China Zhou Yuelong 2
England Paul Davison 1
England Joe Perry 4
England David Gilbert 3
England Joe Perry 4
England Joe Perry 4
China Tian Pengfei 0
China Tian Pengfei 4
Wales Ben Jones 1
England Joe Perry 0
Wales Ryan Day 4
China Wang Yuchen w/d
England Robert Milkins w/o
England Robert Milkins 1
Wales Ryan Day 4
England Barry Hawkins 3
Wales Ryan Day 4
Wales Ryan Day 4
England Kyren Wilson 3
England Craig Steadman w/o
China Chen Zifan w/d
England Craig Steadman 3
England Kyren Wilson 4
England Ben Woollaston 2
England Kyren Wilson 4
Wales Ryan Day 5
Wales Mark Williams 4
England Nigel Bond 4
Wales Jackson Page 1
England Nigel Bond 2
England Mark Joyce 4
China Xiao Guodong 1
England Mark Joyce 4
England Mark Joyce 4
England Sam Baird 2
Thailand Noppon Saengkham 4
China Cao Yupeng 2
Thailand Noppon Saengkham 2
England Sam Baird 4
England Sam Baird 4
Wales Michael White 0
England Mark Joyce 1
Wales Mark Williams 4
Switzerland Alexander Ursenbacher 4
England Elliot Slessor 0
Switzerland Alexander Ursenbacher 2
England Robbie Williams 4
England Robbie Williams 4
England Ashley Carty 0
England Robbie Williams 2
Wales Mark Williams 4
Wales Mark Williams 4
England Peter Ebdon 1
Wales Mark Williams 4
Belgium Luca Brecel 1
Belgium Luca Brecel 4
Wales Lee Walker 3

Final[edit]

Final: Best of 9 frames. Referee: Ben Williams.
Arena Riga, Riga, Latvia, 25 June 2017.
Stephen Maguire
 Scotland
2–5 Ryan Day
 Wales
33–78 (59), 50–76, 0–77 (77), 46–74, 123–11 (119), 77–0, 41–75 (58)
119 Highest break 77
1 Century breaks 0
0 50+ breaks 3

Qualifying[edit]

These matches will be held between 31 May and 2 June 2017 at the Preston Guild Hall in Preston, England. All matches will be best of 7 frames.[4]

Notes
  1. ^ a b c Match was held over and played in Riga.
  2. ^ a b Wildcard

Century breaks[edit]

Qualifying stage centuries[edit]

Total: 14

Televised stage centuries[edit]

Total: 24

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Kaspersky Riga Masters 2017". World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 30 May 2017. 
  2. ^ "Calendar 2017/2018". Snooker.org. Retrieved 30 May 2017. 
  3. ^ "Robertson Rules in Riga". World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 24 June 2016. 
  4. ^ "2017 Riga Masters Qualifying". Snooker.org. Retrieved 30 May 2017.