2016 Scottish Open (snooker)


The 2016 Coral Scottish Open was a professional ranking snooker tournament that began on 12 December and ended on 18 December 2016 at the Commonwealth Arena in Glasgow, Scotland. It was the eleventh ranking event of the 2016/2017 season.[1]

Coral Scottish Open
Tournament information
Dates12–18 December 2016
VenueCommonwealth Arena
CityGlasgow
CountryScotland
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£366,000
Winner's share£70,000
Highest break Marco Fu (142)
Final
Champion Marco Fu
Runner-up John Higgins
Score9–4
2012
2017

The Scottish Open returned as a full-ranking event, being held as part of a new Home Nations Series introduced in the 2016/2017 season with the existing Welsh Open and new English Open and Northern Ireland Open tournaments.[2][3] The winner of the Scottish Open is awarded the Stephen Hendry Trophy which is named in honour of Scottish seven-time World Champion Stephen Hendry. Ding Junhui was the defending champion but he decided not to compete this year.

Marco Fu captured his third ranking title by beating John Higgins 9–4, having trailed 1–4.[4]

Prize fund


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

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

Main draw


[6]

Top half

Section 1
 
Last 128
Best of 7 frames
Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
 
              
 
 
 
 
Stuart Bingham (1)3
 
 
 
Mark Joyce 4
 
Mark Joyce3
 
 
 
Yu Delu4
 
Josh Boileau 3
 
 
 
Yu Delu 4
 
Yu Delu4
 
 
 
Daniel Wells3
 
Jamie Curtis-Barrett 0
 
 
 
Daniel Wells 4
 
Daniel Wells4
 
 
 
Kurt Maflin1
 
Kurt Maflin 4
 
 
 
Sam Craigie 1
 
Yu Delu4
 
 
 
Sean O'Sullivan3
 
Anthony McGill (16)4
 
 
 
John Astley 1
 
Anthony McGill (16)1
 
 
 
Mitchell Mann4
 
Mitchell Mann 4
 
 
 
Sam Baird 2
 
Mitchell Mann1
 
 
 
Sean O'Sullivan4
 
Robbie Williams 1
 
 
 
Sean O'Sullivan 4
 
Sean O'Sullivan 4
 
 
 
Mark King1
 
Mark King 4
 
 
Kurt Dunham 0
 
Section 2
 
Last 128
Best of 7 frames
Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
 
              
 
 
 
 
Ian Burns w/o
 
 
 
Martin Gould w/d
 
Ian Burns4
 
 
 
Zhang Anda0
 
Alfie Burden 0
 
 
 
Zhang Anda 4
 
Ian Burns0
 
 
 
Liang Wenbo (9)4
 
Dechawat Poomjaeng 2
 
 
 
Sydney Wilson 4
 
Sydney Wilson1
 
 
 
Liang Wenbo (9)4
 
Liang Wenbo (9)4
 
 
 
Darryl Hill 2
 
Liang Wenbo (9)4
 
 
 
Barry Hawkins (8) 3
 
Mike Dunn 4
 
 
 
Jason Weston2
 
Mike Dunn4
 
 
 
Gareth Allen3
 
Gareth Allen 4
 
 
 
Ross Muir 3
 
Mike Dunn1
 
 
 
Barry Hawkins (8)4
 
Ken Doherty 0
 
 
 
Matthew Stevens 4
 
Matthew Stevens2
 
 
 
Barry Hawkins (8)4
 
Barry Hawkins (8)4
 
 
Hammad Miah 0
 
Section 3
 
Last 128
Best of 7 frames
Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
 
              
 
 
 
 
Neil Robertson (5)4
 
 
 
Rory Thor 1
 
Neil Robertson (5)4
 
 
 
Gary Wilson2
 
Gary Wilson 4
 
 
 
Allan Taylor1
 
Neil Robertson (5)4
 
 
 
Joe Swail2
 
Lee Walker 1
 
 
 
Joe Swail 4
 
Joe Swail 4
 
 
 
Stuart Carrington2
 
Kritsanut Lertsattayathorn 3
 
 
 
Stuart Carrington 4
 
Neil Robertson (5)3
 
 
 
Marco Fu (12)4
 
Marco Fu (12)4
 
 
 
Sanderson Lam 1
 
Marco Fu (12)4
 
 
 
Liam Highfield1
 
Liam Highfield 4
 
 
 
Tom Ford1
 
Marco Fu (12)4
 
 
 
Robin Hull0
 
Boonyarit Keattikun 0
 
 
 
Robin Hull 4
 
Robin Hull4
 
 
 
Michael White1
 
Cao Yupeng 0
 
 
Michael White 4
 
Section 4
 
Last 128
Best of 7 frames
Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
 
              
 
 
 
 
Fergal O'Brien 4
 
 
 
Brandon Sargeant0
 
Fergal O'Brien2
 
 
 
Stephen Maguire4
 
Zhou Yuelong 0
 
 
 
Stephen Maguire 4
 
Stephen Maguire3
 
 
 
Mark Williams (13)4
 
Michael Holt 4
 
 
 
David Grace 3
 
Michael Holt1
 
 
 
Mark Williams (13)4
 
Mark Williams (13)4
 
 
 
Rod Lawler 0
 
Mark Williams (13)3
 
 
 
Mark Davis4
 
Rory McLeod 0
 
 
 
Mark Davis 4
 
Mark Davis4
 
 
 
Graeme Dott0
 
Jak Jones 0
 
 
 
Graeme Dott4
 
Mark Davis4
 
 
 
Xiao Guodong1
 
Wang Yuchen 1
 
 
 
Xiao Guodong 4
 
Xiao Guodong4
 
 
 
Shaun Murphy (4)1
 
Shaun Murphy (4)4
 
 
Zhao Xintong 2
 

Bottom half

Section 5
 
Last 128
Best of 7 frames
Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
 
              
 
 
 
 
Judd Trump (3)4
 
 
 
Zhang Yong 0
 
Judd Trump (3)4
 
 
 
Igor Figueiredo0
 
Jimmy Robertson 3
 
 
 
Igor Figueiredo 4
 
Judd Trump (3)4
 
 
 
Noppon Saengkham0
 
Craig Steadman 3
 
 
 
Noppon Saengkham 4
 
Noppon Saengkham4
 
 
 
Aditya Mehta2
 
Yan Bingtao 1
 
 
 
Aditya Mehta 4
 
Judd Trump (3)4
 
 
 
Kyren Wilson (14)2
 
Kyren Wilson (14)4
 
 
 
Jamie Jones 0
 
Kyren Wilson (14)4
 
 
 
Ben Woollaston0
 
Ben Woollaston 4
 
 
 
Ross Vallance1
 
Kyren Wilson (14)4
 
 
 
Oliver Lines0
 
Rhys Clark 4
 
 
 
Eden Sharav3
 
Rhys Clark 3
 
 
 
Oliver Lines4
 
Oliver Lines 4
 
 
Chen Zhe 2
 
Section 6
 
Last 128
Best of 7 frames
Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
 
              
 
 
 
 
Fraser Patrick 3
 
 
 
Anthony Hamilton 4
 
Anthony Hamilton4
 
 
 
Michael Georgiou2
 
Michael Georgiou 4
 
 
 
Peter Lines 1
 
Anthony Hamilton4
 
 
 
Chris Wakelin0
 
Nigel Bond 0
 
 
 
Chris Wakelin 4
 
Chris Wakelin4
 
 
 
Ali Carter (11)3
 
Ali Carter (11)4
 
 
 
Thepchaiya Un-Nooh 2
 
Anthony Hamilton3
 
 
 
Robert Milkins4
 
Michael Wild 3
 
 
 
Ian Preece4
 
Ian Preece0
 
 
 
Robert Milkins 4
 
Robert Milkins 4
 
 
 
David Gilbert0
 
Robert Milkins4
 
 
 
Joe Perry (6)1
 
Jack Lisowski 1
 
 
 
Hossein Vafaei4
 
Hossein Vafaei0
 
 
 
Joe Perry (6)4
 
Joe Perry (6)4
 
 
Adam Duffy 3
 
Section 7
 
Last 128
Best of 7 frames
Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
 
              
 
 
 
 
Mark Allen (7)4
 
 
 
Christopher Keogan 3
 
Mark Allen (7)4
 
 
 
Fang Xiongman0
 
Fang Xiongman 4
 
 
 
Martin O'Donnell 2
 
Mark Allen (7)4
 
 
 
Li Hang3
 
Sunny Akani 4
 
 
 
Andrew Higginson 3
 
Sunny Akani1
 
 
 
Li Hang4
 
James Wattana 1
 
 
 
Li Hang 4
 
Mark Allen (7)2
 
 
 
Ronnie O'Sullivan (10)4
 
Ronnie O'Sullivan (10)4
 
 
 
Matthew Selt 2
 
Ronnie O'Sullivan (10)4
 
 
 
Adam Stefanow1
 
James Cahill 3
 
 
 
Adam Stefanow 4
 
Ronnie O'Sullivan (10)4
 
 
 
Jimmy White2
 
Ryan Day 4
 
 
 
Elliot Slessor 1
 
Ryan Day0
 
 
 
Jimmy White4
 
Jimmy White 4
 
 
David John 0
 
Section 8
 
Last 128
Best of 7 frames
Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
 
              
 
 
 
 
Dominic Dale 4
 
 
 
Chris Totten2
 
Dominic Dale4
 
 
 
Duane Jones0
 
Luca Brecel 2
 
 
 
Duane Jones 4
 
Dominic Dale4
 
 
 
Ricky Walden (15)3
 
Daniel Womersley2
 
 
 
Alex Borg 4
 
Alex Borg3
 
 
 
Ricky Walden (15)4
 
Ricky Walden (15)4
 
 
 
Tian Pengfei 1
 
Dominic Dale0
 
 
 
John Higgins (2)4
 
Paul Davison 0
 
 
 
Mei Xiwen 4
 
Mei Xiwen4
 
 
 
Peter Ebdon2
 
Jamie Cope 1
 
 
 
Peter Ebdon 4
 
Mei Xiwen0
 
 
 
John Higgins (2)4
 
Itaro Santos 0
 
 
 
Scott Donaldson 4
 
Scott Donaldson 0
 
 
 
John Higgins (2)4
 
John Higgins (2)4
 
 
Alan McManus 1
 

Finals

 
Quarter-finals
Best of 9 frames
Semi-finals
Best of 11 frames
Final
Best of 17 frames
 
          
 
 
 
 
Yu Delu5
 
 
 
Liang Wenbo (9)4
 
Yu Delu1
 
 
 
Marco Fu (12)6
 
Marco Fu (12)5
 
 
 
Mark Davis1
 
Marco Fu (12)9
 
 
 
John Higgins (2)4
 
Judd Trump (3)5
 
 
 
Robert Milkins3
 
Judd Trump (3)5
 
 
 
John Higgins (2)6
 
Ronnie O'Sullivan (10)2
 
 
John Higgins (2)5
 

Final


Final: Best of 17 frames. Referee: Leo Scullion.
Commonwealth Arena, Glasgow, Scotland, 18 December 2016.
Marco Fu (12)
 Hong Kong
9–4 John Higgins (2)
 Scotland
Afternoon: 0–126 (126), 25–102 (101), 0–100 (100), 106–1 (106), 0–78 (78), 101–28, 94–36 (58), 78–32 (54)
Evening: 62–35, 89–0 (89), 66–57 (59), 84–24 (59), 68–34 (60)
106 Highest break 126
1 Century breaks 3
7 50+ breaks 4

Century breaks


[citation needed]

References


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