2013 Indian Open

The 2013 Indian Open was a professional ranking snooker tournament held between 14 and 18 October 2013 at the Le Meridien Hotel in New Delhi, India. It was the first ranking event held in India,[1] and the fourth ranking event of the 2013/2014 season.[2]

Indian Open
Tournament information
Dates14–18 October 2013 (2013-10-14 2013-10-18)
VenueLe Meridien Hotel
CityNew Delhi
OrganisationWorld Snooker
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£300,000
Winner's share£50,000
Highest break Ding Junhui (CHN) (142)
Champion Ding Junhui (CHN)
Runner-up Aditya Mehta (IND)

Ding Junhui won his eighth ranking title by defeating Aditya Mehta 5–0 in the final.[3] Ding became the first player to win two consecutive ranking titles in the same season since Ronnie O'Sullivan in 2002/2003, who won the 2003 European Open and the 2003 Irish Masters.[4] At the tournament Mehta became the first Indian player to reach the final of a ranking event.[5]

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