Snooker 2017 Review: The Season So Far

2017 has been an epic season for snooker. With 15 tournaments in 8 countries and an astonishing 12 different champions over 7 intense months. Lets take a look at some highlights.

June – Welshman Ryan Day beats Stephen Maguire 5-2 to clinch 2017 Riga Masters early summer.

 

July – Ding Junhui & Liang Wenbo grab glory at 2017 World Cup representing China beating England 4-3 in final.

And Neil Robertson beats Ronnie O’Sullivan 6-3 at 2017 Hong Kong Masters final and pockets a cool £100,000 for his win.

 

August – China Championship 2017 final saw Luca Brecel 10-5 Shaun Murphy as a first major ranking title for Belgian’s young snooker talent.

Also, 2017 Paul Hunter Classic was won by Michael White beating Shaun Murphy 4-2.

 

September – John Higgins won the 2017 Indian Open final beating Anthony McGill 5-1.

Ding Junhui beats Kyren Wilson 10-3 to win the 2017 World Open and thrills millions in China with this victory.

 

October – Judd Trump retains his title at the 2017 European Masters final beating Stuart Bingham 9-7.

Ronnie O’Sullivan won the 2017 English Open final beating Kyren Wilson 9-2. A first ranking prize of the season for the rocket.

 

November – Mark Selby won the 2017 International Championship beating Mark Allen 10-7. The world champion defended his title in majestic style and earned £150,000 prize money.

Shaun Murphy beats Ronnie O’Sullivan 10-8 to clinch the 2017 Champion of Champions final.

Ronnie O’Sullivan beats Judd Trump 10-3 to win 2017 Shanghai Masters. A second ranking event of the season for Ronnie and 30th of his career.

Northern Ireland Open 2017 final in Belfast was won by Mark Williams beating China’s Yan Bingtao 9-8. A thrilling return of the Welsh potting machine as Williams ends his six-year title drought in style.

 

December – Ronnie O’Sullivan beats Shaun Murphy 10-5 to win the UK Championship 2017 final as he equals Steve Davis’ record of six UK titles.

Neil Robertson won the Scottish Open 2017 final in Glasgow beating Cao Yupeng 9-8 in a dramatic match. A second win of season for Robertson after Cao comes within one pot of his first title. Robertson however couldn’t qualify for the Crucible this season.