2018 Gibraltar Open

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Gibraltar Open
Tournament information
Dates7–11 March 2018
VenueTercentenary Sports Hall
CityGibraltar
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£153,000
Winner's share£25,000
Highest breakEngland Stuart Bingham
Scotland Scott Donaldson
Scotland Anthony McGill
(140)
Final
ChampionWales Ryan Day
Runner-upChina Cao Yupeng
Score4–0
2017
2019

The 2018 ManBetX Gibraltar Open was a professional ranking snooker tournament, that took place from 7–11 March 2018 in Gibraltar.[1] It was the seventeenth ranking event of the 2017/2018 season.

Shaun Murphy was the defending champion, but due to back and neck problems he withdrew prior to the tournament.[2][3]

Ryan Day captured his second career ranking title, both won in the 2017/2018 season. He did so with a 4–0 win in the final against Cao Yupeng.[4]

Prize fund[edit]

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

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

Main draw[edit]

Top half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

 
Last 128
Best of 7 frames
Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
 
              
 
 
 
 
England Andrew Higginson 0
 
 
 
England Stuart Bingham 4
 
England Stuart Bingham 4
 
 
 
England Mark King 2
 
England Mark King 4
 
 
 
England Nigel Bond 1
 
England Stuart Bingham 4
 
 
 
Thailand Noppon Saengkham 2
 
Thailand Noppon Saengkham 4
 
 
 
England Barry Pinches 1
 
Thailand Noppon Saengkham 4
 
 
 
England James Cahill 1
 
Scotland Eden Sharav 1
 
 
 
England James Cahill 4
 
England Stuart Bingham 4
 
 
 
Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 1
 
Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 4
 
 
 
Austria Andreas Ploner2
 
Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 4
 
 
 
Norway Kurt Maflin 0
 
Scotland Stephen Maguire w/d
 
 
 
Norway Kurt Maflin w/o
 
Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 4
 
 
 
Wales Dominic Dale 3
 
China Li Yuan 1
 
 
 
England Tom Ford 4
 
England Tom Ford 2
 
 
 
Wales Dominic Dale 4
 
Wales Dominic Dale 4
 
 
Scotland Chris Totten 1
 

Section 2[edit]

 
Last 128
Best of 7 frames
Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
 
              
 
 
 
 
China Yu Delu 4
 
 
 
England Louis Heathcote 1
 
China Yu Delu 4
 
 
 
Malaysia Thor Chuan Leong 1
 
China Ding Junhui w/d
 
 
 
Malaysia Thor Chuan Leong w/o
 
China Yu Delu 4
 
 
 
England Jamie Cope 2
 
England Shaun Murphy w/d
 
 
 
England Jamie Cope w/o
 
England Jamie Cope 4
 
 
 
England Rory McLeod 2
 
Wales Ian Preece 3
 
 
 
England Rory McLeod 4
 
China Yu Delu 1
 
 
 
China Cao Yupeng 4
 
Wales Matthew Stevens 4
 
 
 
England Mike Dunn 3
 
Wales Matthew Stevens 2
 
 
 
China Cao Yupeng 4
 
China Yuan Sijun 3
 
 
 
China Cao Yupeng 4
 
China Cao Yupeng 4
 
 
 
England Sam Craigie2
 
England Sam Craigie 4
 
 
 
England Joe O'Connor 2
 
England Sam Craigie 4
 
 
 
England Barry Hawkins 1
 
England Chris Wakelin 0
 
 
England Barry Hawkins 4
 

Section 3[edit]

 
Last 128
Best of 7 frames
Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
 
              
 
 
 
 
England Allan Taylor 4
 
 
 
England Andy Symons 2
 
England Allan Taylor 4
 
 
 
China Niu Zhuang 3
 
China Niu Zhuang 4
 
 
 
England Mike Finn 2
 
England Allan Taylor 1
 
 
 
Wales Lee Walker 4
 
Pakistan Hamza Akbar 2
 
 
 
Wales Jak Jones 4
 
Wales Jak Jones 0
 
 
 
Wales Lee Walker 4
 
Northern Ireland Gerard Greene 3
 
 
 
Wales Lee Walker 4
 
Wales Lee Walker 4
 
 
 
Scotland Anthony McGill 2
 
England Paul Davison 3
 
 
 
Scotland Anthony McGill 4
 
Scotland Anthony McGill 4
 
 
 
England David Grace2
 
England David Grace 4
 
 
 
England Ben Woollaston 1
 
Scotland Anthony McGill 4
 
 
 
England Oliver Lines 0
 
China Li Hang 4
 
 
 
England Matthew Glasby 1
 
China Li Hang 0
 
 
 
England Oliver Lines 4
 
England Oliver Lines 4
 
 
England Elliot Slessor 2
 

Section 4[edit]

 
Last 128
Best of 7 frames
Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
 
              
 
 
 
 
Wales Jamie Jones 3
 
 
 
England Robbie Williams 4
 
England Robbie Williams 0
 
 
 
China Liang Wenbo 4
 
China Liang Wenbo 4
 
 
 
Malta Alex Borg 1
 
China Liang Wenbo 1
 
 
 
England Matthew Selt 4
 
England Mitchell Mann 4
 
 
 
England Patrick Whelan 3
 
England Mitchell Mann 2
 
 
 
England Matthew Selt 4
 
England Matthew Selt w/o
 
 
 
Wales Darren Morgan w/d
 
England Matthew Selt 0
 
 
 
England Kyren Wilson 4
 
England John Astley 4
 
 
 
England Jimmy Robertson 0
 
England John Astley 2
 
 
 
England Andy Hicks 4
 
England Robert Milkins 2
 
 
 
England Andy Hicks 4
 
England Andy Hicks 2
 
 
 
England Kyren Wilson 4
 
England Kyren Wilson 4
 
 
 
England Mark Joyce 1
 
England Kyren Wilson 4
 
 
 
Wales Daniel Wells 1
 
Wales Daniel Wells 4
 
 
England Ian Burns 2
 

Bottom half[edit]

Section 5[edit]

 
Last 128
Best of 7 frames
Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
 
              
 
 
 
 
England Rod Lawler 3
 
 
 
England Matthew Day 4
 
England Matthew Day 0
 
 
 
England Alfie Burden 4
 
England Alfie Burden 4
 
 
 
England Ricky Walden 2
 
England Alfie Burden 4
 
 
 
Cyprus Michael Georgiou 1
 
Thailand Thepchaiya Un-Nooh w/d
 
 
 
China Mei Xiwen w/o
 
China Mei Xiwen 2
 
 
 
Cyprus Michael Georgiou 4
 
Cyprus Michael Georgiou 4
 
 
 
England Liam Highfield 1
 
England Alfie Burden 3
 
 
 
Scotland Scott Donaldson 4
 
England Sam Baird 3
 
 
 
Wales Jamie Clarke 4
 
Wales Jamie Clarke 4
 
 
 
England Jamie Curtis-Barrett 0
 
England Jamie Curtis-Barrett 4
 
 
 
Republic of Ireland Leo Fernandez 3
 
Wales Jamie Clarke 0
 
 
 
Scotland Scott Donaldson 4
 
Scotland Scott Donaldson 4
 
 
 
Wales Duane Jones 1
 
Scotland Scott Donaldson 4
 
 
 
Germany Simon Lichtenberg 1
 
Northern Ireland Joe Swail w/d
 
 
Germany Simon Lichtenberg w/o
 

Section 6[edit]

 
Last 128
Best of 7 frames
Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
 
              
 
 
 
 
France Brian Ochoiski 2
 
 
 
India Aditya Mehta 4
 
India Aditya Mehta 4
 
 
 
Australia Kurt Dunham 1
 
England Ali Carter w/d
 
 
 
Australia Kurt Dunham w/o
 
India Aditya Mehta 2
 
 
 
China Tian Pengfei 4
 
China Chen Zhe 1
 
 
 
China Tian Pengfei 4
 
China Tian Pengfei 4
 
 
 
England Gary Wilson 1
 
England Gary Wilson 4
 
 
 
Germany Umut Dikme 0
 
China Tian Pengfei 1
 
 
 
China Zhang Yong 4
 
China Zhang Yong 4
 
 
 
England Billy Joe Castle 1
 
China Zhang Yong 4
 
 
 
England Sean O'Sullivan 2
 
England Sean O'Sullivan w/o
 
 
 
China Yan Bingtao w/d
 
China Zhang Yong 4
 
 
 
China Zhao Xintong 1
 
England Peter Ebdon 3
 
 
 
England Craig Steadman 4
 
England Craig Steadman 1
 
 
 
China Zhao Xintong 4
 
England Sanderson Lam 2
 
 
China Zhao Xintong 4
 

Section 7[edit]

 
Last 128
Best of 7 frames
Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
 
              
 
 
 
 
Iran Soheil Vahedi 4
 
 
 
Wales Jackson Page 2
 
Iran Soheil Vahedi 4
 
 
 
China Zhang Anda 2
 
China Zhou Yuelong 2
 
 
 
China Zhang Anda 4
 
Iran Soheil Vahedi 3
 
 
 
England Jack Lisowski 4
 
England Peter Lines 3
 
 
 
England Jamie O'Neill 4
 
England Jamie O'Neill 3
 
 
 
England Jack Lisowski 4
 
Scotland Ross Muir 0
 
 
 
England Jack Lisowski 4
 
England Jack Lisowski 1
 
 
 
England Joe Perry 4
 
England Mark Davis 2
 
 
 
England Stuart Carrington 4
 
England Stuart Carrington 2
 
 
 
England Michael Wild 4
 
Republic of Ireland Fergal O'Brien 1
 
 
 
England Michael Wild 4
 
England Michael Wild 1
 
 
 
England Joe Perry 4
 
England Ashley Hugill 2
 
 
 
England Anthony Hamilton 4
 
England Anthony Hamilton 1
 
 
 
England Joe Perry 4
 
England Adam Duffy 1
 
 
England Joe Perry 4
 

Section 8[edit]

 
Last 128
Best of 7 frames
Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
 
              
 
 
 
 
China Xu Si 2
 
 
 
Wales Ryan Day 4
 
Wales Ryan Day 4
 
 
 
England Oliver Brown 1
 
Wales Michael White 1
 
 
 
England Oliver Brown 4
 
Wales Ryan Day 4
 
 
 
England Martin O'Donnell 1
 
Belgium Luca Brecel 1
 
 
 
England Martin O'Donnell 4
 
England Martin O'Donnell 4
 
 
 
England Jimmy White 2
 
England Jimmy White 4
 
 
 
England Christopher Keogan 3
 
Wales Ryan Day 4
 
 
 
China Fang Xiongman 1
 
England Michael Holt w/d
 
 
 
England Brandon Sargeant w/o
 
England Brandon Sargeant 4
 
 
 
England Thomas Kevern 3
 
Republic of Ireland Josh Boileau w/d
 
 
 
England Thomas Kevern w/o
 
England Brandon Sargeant 3
 
 
 
China Fang Xiongman 4
 
England Hammad Miah 4
 
 
 
China Chen Zifan 0
 
England Hammad Miah 2
 
 
 
China Fang Xiongman 4
 
Germany Lukas Kleckers 2
 
 
China Fang Xiongman 4
 

Finals[edit]

 
Quarter-finals
Best of 7 frames
Semi-finals
Best of 7 frames
Final
Best of 7 frames
 
          
 
 
 
 
England Stuart Bingham 0
 
 
 
China Cao Yupeng 4
 
China Cao Yupeng 4
 
 
 
Wales Lee Walker 2
 
Wales Lee Walker 4
 
 
 
England Kyren Wilson 0
 
China Cao Yupeng 0
 
 
 
Wales Ryan Day 4
 
Scotland Scott Donaldson 4
 
 
 
China Zhang Yong 2
 
Scotland Scott Donaldson 3
 
 
 
Wales Ryan Day 4
 
England Joe Perry 1
 
 
Wales Ryan Day 4
 

Final[edit]

Final: Best of 7 frames. Referee: Bulgaria Desislava Bozhilova.
Tercentenary Sports Hall, Gibraltar, 11 March 2018.
Cao Yupeng
 China
0–4 Ryan Day
 Wales
0–88 (58), 7–86 (72), 0–100 (100), 17–80
8 Highest break 100
0 Century breaks 1
0 50+ breaks 3

Amateur pre-qualifying[edit]

These matches were played in Gibraltar on 7–8 March 2018. All matches were best of 7 frames.

Round 1[edit]

Round 2[edit]

Round 3[edit]

Century breaks[edit]

Main rounds centuries[edit]

Total: 35[6]

Qualifying rounds centuries[edit]

Total: 5

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2017/18 World Snooker Calendar" (PDF). World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 14 July 2017. Retrieved 14 July 2017.
  2. ^ "Murphy Rules The Rock". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 5 March 2017. Retrieved 12 March 2018.
  3. ^ "Murphy An Injury Doubt For Llandudno". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 12 March 2018. Retrieved 12 March 2018.
  4. ^ "Rock Blast For Dynamite Day". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 11 March 2018. Retrieved 12 March 2018.
  5. ^ "Indicative Prize Money Rankings Schedule 2017/2018 Season" (PDF). worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 14 July 2017. Retrieved 14 July 2017.
  6. ^ "Gibraltar Open 2018 Centuries". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 7–11 March 2018. Archived from the original on 2018-02-16. Retrieved 2018-02-16.