2016 Indian Open

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Indian Open
Tournament information
Dates 5–9 July 2016
Venue HICC Novotel Hotel
City Hyderabad
Country India
Organisation(s) WPBSA
Format Ranking event
Total prize fund £300,000[1]
Winner's share £50,000
Highest break England Mark King (142)
Final
Champion Scotland Anthony McGill
Runner-up England Kyren Wilson
Score 5–2
2015
2017

The 2016 Indian Open was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place between 5–9 July 2016 at the HICC Novotel Hotel in Hyderabad, India.[1] It was the second ranking event of the 2016/2017 season.[2]

Hyderabad hosted the event for the first time, the previous venue being Grand Hyatt in Mumbai.[1]

Michael White was the defending champion,[3] but he lost 1–4 against Anthony Hamilton in the held over qualifying round.[4]

Anthony McGill won the first ranking title of his career, defeating Kyren Wilson 5–2 in the final.[5]

Prize fund[edit]

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

The "rolling 147 prize" for a maximum break stood at £30,000.[7]

Wildcard round[edit]

These matches were played in Hyderabad on 5 July 2016.[8][9][10][11]

Match Score
WC1 China Zhao Xintong 4–2 India Kamal Chawla
WC2 Pakistan Hamza Akbar w/d–w/o India Dilip Kumar
WC3 Scotland Fraser Patrick w/d–w/o India Ishpreet Singh Chadha
WC4 England Andrew Higginson 4–1 India Manan Chandra
WC5 China Fang Xiongman 2–4 India Pankaj Advani
WC6 England David Grace 4–1 India Lucky Vatnani

Main draw[edit]

[8][9][10][11]

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
                  
England Anthony Hamilton 4
Scotland Eden Sharav 3
England Anthony Hamilton 2
England Gary Wilson 4
England Gary Wilson 4
China Zhao Xintong 1
England Gary Wilson 2
Thailand Sunny Akani 4
England Mark Davis 4
Finland Robin Hull 3
England Mark Davis 2
Thailand Sunny Akani 4
Thailand Sunny Akani 4
Scotland Jamie Burnett 1
Thailand Sunny Akani 2
England Kyren Wilson 4
China Xiao Guodong 4
England Jimmy Robertson 3
China Xiao Guodong 3
England Kyren Wilson 4
England Martin O'Donnell 3
England Kyren Wilson 4
England Kyren Wilson 4
England Martin Gould 2
Thailand James Wattana 3
Wales Jamie Jones 4
Wales Jamie Jones 2
England Martin Gould 4
England Allan Taylor 0
England Martin Gould 4
England Kyren Wilson 4
England Nigel Bond 1
Hong Kong Marco Fu 4
India Dilip Kumar 0
Hong Kong Marco Fu 0
Wales Dominic Dale 4
Wales Dominic Dale 4
India Ishpreet Singh Chadha 2
Wales Dominic Dale 1
England Peter Ebdon 4
England Liam Highfield 3
Wales Duane Jones 4
Wales Duane Jones 1
England Peter Ebdon 4
England Peter Ebdon 4
China Zhou Yuelong 1
England Peter Ebdon 3
England Nigel Bond 4
England Robbie Williams w/o
Belgium Luca Brecel w/d
England Robbie Williams 2
England John Astley 4
England John Astley 4
Wales Ryan Day 3
England John Astley 2
England Nigel Bond 4
England Sam Baird 4
England Jack Lisowski 3
England Sam Baird 2
England Nigel Bond 4
England Nigel Bond 4
England Ricky Walden 1
England Kyren Wilson 2
Scotland Anthony McGill 5
England Shaun Murphy 4
Wales Daniel Wells 1
England Shaun Murphy 4
Cyprus Michael Georgiou 3
Cyprus Michael Georgiou 4
Thailand Dechawat Poomjaeng 2
England Shaun Murphy 4
England Oliver Lines 2
Scotland Graeme Dott 1
England Oliver Lines 4
England Oliver Lines 4
England Andrew Higginson 2
England Mitchell Mann 1
England Andrew Higginson 4
England Shaun Murphy 4
England David Lilley 2
Northern Ireland Joe Swail 4
England Jimmy White 2
Northern Ireland Joe Swail 1
England Robert Milkins 4
England Stuart Carrington 1
England Robert Milkins 4
England Robert Milkins 2
England David Lilley 4
England David Lilley 4
England Mike Dunn 2
England David Lilley 4
Wales Mark Williams 3
China Zhang Yong 1
Wales Mark Williams 4
England Shaun Murphy 2
Scotland Anthony McGill 4
England Barry Hawkins 4
England Ashley Hugill 0
England Barry Hawkins 4
England Rory McLeod 2
England Mark King 1
England Rory McLeod 4
England Barry Hawkins 3
Scotland Stephen Maguire 4
Scotland Stephen Maguire 4
England Alfie Burden 0
Scotland Stephen Maguire 4
India Pankaj Advani 3
England Elliot Slessor 0
India Pankaj Advani 4
Scotland Stephen Maguire 1
Scotland Anthony McGill 4
England Oliver Brown 1
Scotland Anthony McGill 4
Scotland Anthony McGill 4
England Matthew Selt 2
England David Grace 2
England Matthew Selt 4
Scotland Anthony McGill 4
England Stuart Bingham 0
Wales Matthew Stevens 4
England Mark Joyce 2
Wales Matthew Stevens 3
England Stuart Bingham 4
England Steven Hallworth 3
England Stuart Bingham 4

Final[edit]

Final: Best of 9 frames. Referee: Germany Marcel Eckardt.
HICC Novotel Hotel, Hyderabad, India, 9 July 2016.[9][10][11]
Kyren Wilson
 England
2–5 Anthony McGill
 Scotland
28–86, 88–16 (65), 27–83, 61–49 (50), 25–97 (96), 12–60, 39–50
65 Highest break 96
0 Century breaks 0
2 50+ breaks 1

Qualifying[edit]

These matches were held between 28 and 30 May 2016 at the Preston Guild Hall in Preston, England. All matches were best of 7 frames.[10][12][13]

Interior of the Preston Guild Hall during the qualifying round
  1. ^ a b Match was held over and played in Hyderabad.

Century breaks[edit]

Televised stage centuries[edit]

Total: 23[14]

Qualifying stage centuries[edit]

Total: 9[15]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Indian Open 2016". World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on July 4, 2016. Retrieved 10 May 2016. 
  2. ^ "Calendar 2016/2017". Snooker.org. Retrieved 11 May 2016. 
  3. ^ "Michael White wins first ranking title at Indian Open". BBC Sport. 14 March 2015. Retrieved 10 May 2016. 
  4. ^ "Champion White Makes Early Exit". World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 6 July 2016. 
  5. ^ "Indian Open: Scot Anthony McGill secures first ranking title". BBC Sport. Retrieved 10 July 2016. 
  6. ^ "Indicative prize money rankings schedule 2016/2017 season" (PDF). World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 November 2016. Retrieved 3 June 2016. 
  7. ^ "Rolling 147 Prizes". World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 6 July 2016. 
  8. ^ a b "Indian Open Draw" (PDF). World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 10 June 2016. 
  9. ^ a b c "Indian Open Format" (PDF). World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 10 June 2016. 
  10. ^ a b c d "Indian Open". Snooker.org. Retrieved 28 May 2016. 
  11. ^ a b c "Indian Open". World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 10 July 2016. Retrieved 10 July 2016. 
  12. ^ "Indian Open Qualifiers Draw" (PDF). World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 17 May 2016. 
  13. ^ "Indian Open, World Open and Riga Masters Qualifiers Format" (PDF). World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 17 May 2016. 
  14. ^ "Indian Open Centuries". worldsnookerdata.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 10 July 2016. Retrieved 10 July 2016. 
  15. ^ "Indian Open Qualifiers: Century Breaks". worldsnookerdata.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 10 July 2016. Retrieved 10 July 2016.