2015 China Open (snooker)

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BAIC Motor China Open
Tournament information
Dates 30 March–5 April 2015
Venue Beijing University Students' Gymnasium
City Beijing
Country China
Organisation(s) WPBSA
Format Ranking event
Total prize fund £478,000
Winner's share £85,000
Highest break England Mark Selby (145)
Final
Champion England Mark Selby
Runner-up England Gary Wilson
Score 10–2
2014
2016

The 2015 BAIC Motor China Open was a professional ranking snooker tournament, that took place between 30 March and 5 April 2015 at the Beijing University Students' Gymnasium in Beijing, China. It was the tenth ranking event of the 2014/2015 season.[1]

Ding Junhui was the defending champion,[2] but he lost 5–6 against Gary Wilson in the semi-finals.[3]

Mark Selby defeated Wilson 10–2 to win his sixth career ranking title, second of the season and first China Open after two final losses. The tournament was Wilson's first ranking event final.[4][5]

Prize fund[edit]

The breakdown of prize money for this year is shown below:[6][7]

Wildcard round[edit]

These matches were played in Beijing on 30 March 2015.[8][9][10]

Match Score
WC1 England Alex Davies 0–5 China Zhao Xintong
WC2 Finland Robin Hull 5–1 China Yan Bingtao
WC3 England Peter Lines 5–3 China Yuan Sijun
WC4 China Zhou Yuelong 5–2 China Zhang Yong

Main draw[edit]

[8][9][10]

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
                  
China Ding Junhui 5
Scotland Marcus Campbell 1
China Ding Junhui 5
England Mark Davis 1
England Kyren Wilson 3
England Mark Davis 5
China Ding Junhui 5
Wales Mark Williams 2
Wales Mark Williams 5
China Zhao Xintong 2
Wales Mark Williams 5
Scotland Michael Leslie 0
England Joe O'Connor 1
Scotland Michael Leslie 5
China Ding Junhui 5
Scotland John Higgins 4
Scotland John Higgins 5
China Yu Delu 3
Scotland John Higgins 5
Scotland Graeme Dott 2
Wales Daniel Wells 3
Scotland Graeme Dott 5
Scotland John Higgins 5
England Judd Trump 4
England Peter Ebdon 5
China Zhang Anda 4
England Peter Ebdon 1
England Judd Trump 5
England Andrew Higginson 3
England Judd Trump 5
China Ding Junhui 5
England Gary Wilson 6
England Barry Hawkins 5
Northern Ireland Gerard Greene 2
England Barry Hawkins 5
Wales Dominic Dale 2
England Jimmy Robertson 3
Wales Dominic Dale 5
England Barry Hawkins 5
Scotland Stephen Maguire 3
Wales Ryan Day 5
England Liam Highfield 1
Wales Ryan Day 4
Scotland Stephen Maguire 5
Republic of Ireland David Morris 1
Scotland Stephen Maguire 5
England Barry Hawkins 3
England Gary Wilson 5
England Ricky Walden 5
China Cao Yupeng 0
England Ricky Walden 2
England Gary Wilson 5
England Gary Wilson 5
China Liang Wenbo 3
England Gary Wilson 5
Thailand Dechawat Poomjaeng 1
Scotland Alan McManus 4
England Jack Lisowski 5
England Jack Lisowski 0
Thailand Dechawat Poomjaeng 5
Thailand Dechawat Poomjaeng 5
Australia Neil Robertson 4
England Gary Wilson 2
England Mark Selby 10
England Ronnie O'Sullivan w/d
Finland Robin Hull w/o
Finland Robin Hull 5
England Mark King 4
Scotland Jamie Burnett 3
England Mark King 5
Finland Robin Hull 1
Norway Kurt Maflin 5
Republic of Ireland Fergal O'Brien 3
England Mike Dunn 5
England Mike Dunn 3
Norway Kurt Maflin 5
Norway Kurt Maflin 5
England Ali Carter 4
Norway Kurt Maflin 5
England Shaun Murphy 4
Hong Kong Marco Fu 5
England Ashley Carty 0
Hong Kong Marco Fu 4
Wales Jamie Jones 5
Wales Jamie Jones 5
Wales Matthew Stevens 3
Wales Jamie Jones 3
England Shaun Murphy 5
Scotland Anthony McGill 5
England Alfie Burden 1
Scotland Anthony McGill 4
England Shaun Murphy 5
England Jamie Cope 1
England Shaun Murphy 5
Norway Kurt Maflin 3
England Mark Selby 6
England Stuart Bingham 5
England Peter Lines 1
England Stuart Bingham 4
Wales Michael White 5
Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 4
Wales Michael White 5
Wales Michael White 1
England Robert Milkins 5
Northern Ireland Joe Swail 4
England Zak Surety 5
England Zak Surety 4
England Robert Milkins 5
England Nigel Bond 3
England Robert Milkins 5
England Robert Milkins 4
England Mark Selby 5
England Joe Perry 3
England David Gilbert 5
England David Gilbert 5
China Zhou Yuelong 2
England Anthony Hamilton 1
China Zhou Yuelong 5
England David Gilbert 2
England Mark Selby 5
England Elliot Slessor 5
England Matthew Selt 3
England Elliot Slessor 0
England Mark Selby 5
England Mark Joyce 3
England Mark Selby 5

Final[edit]

Final: Best of 19 frames. Referee: England Brendan Moore.
Beijing University Students' Gymnasium, Beijing, China, 5 April 2015.[10]
Gary Wilson
 England
2–10 Mark Selby
 England
Afternoon: 39–74, 43–87 (51), 41–56, 91–1 (91), 36–70, 40–78 (54), 0–145 (145), 3–72, 0–86
Evening: 0–136 (136), 101–0 (101), 32–83
101 Highest break 145
1 Century breaks 2
2 50+ breaks 4

Qualifying[edit]

These matches were held on 14 and 15 February 2015 at the Barnsley Metrodome in Barnsley, England. All matches were best of 9 frames.[11][12][13]

Century breaks[edit]

Qualifying stage centuries[edit]

[14]

Televised stage centuries[edit]

[15]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "Ding Junhui wins China Open to equal Stephen Hendry record". BBC Sport. 6 April 2014. Retrieved 15 March 2015. 
  3. ^ "China Open: Gary Wilson to play Mark Selby in final". BBC Sport. 4 April 2015. Retrieved 4 April 2015. 
  4. ^ "Mark Selby thrashes Gary Wilson to win Baic Motor China Open in Beijing". Daily Mail. 5 April 2015. Retrieved 16 April 2015. 
  5. ^ "Mark Selby beats Gary Wilson in final". BBC Sport. 5 April 2015. Retrieved 16 April 2015. 
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  10. ^ a b c "Baic Motor China Open (2015)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 15 March 2015. 
  11. ^ "China Open 2015 Qualifiers draw & results" (PDF). World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 16 February 2015. Archived (PDF) from the original on 15 March 2015. Retrieved 15 March 2015. 
  12. ^ "China Open 2015 Qualifying Format" (PDF). worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived (PDF) from the original on 7 March 2015. Retrieved 15 March 2015. 
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  14. ^ "China Open qualifiers: century breaks". worldsnookerdata.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 13 March 2015. Retrieved 15 March 2015. 
  15. ^ "China Open: century breaks". worldsnookerdata.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 15 March 2015.