2018 Riga Masters

The 2018 Kaspersky Riga Masters was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place between 27 and 29 July 2018 at the Arena Riga in Riga, Latvia.[1] It was the first ranking event of the 2018/2019 season.

Kaspersky Riga Masters
Tournament information
Dates27–29 July 2018
VenueArena Riga[1]
CityRiga
CountryLatvia[1]
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£259,000
Winner's share£50,000
Highest break Liang Wenbo (140)
Final
Champion Neil Robertson
Runner-up Jack Lisowski
Score5–2
2017
2019

Ryan Day was the defending champion, however he lost 3–4 to Ali Carter in the last 64.

Liang Wenbo made the highest break of the tournament with 140 in the second round against Neil Robertson. Liang potted all blacks with reds during the break but this was not a maximum break as he potted 13th and 14th reds in the same shot.[2]

Neil Robertson won the event for the second time in three years, winning his 14th ranking title, defeating Jack Lisowski 5–2 in the final. This was Lisowski's first ranking event final.