German MasterS 2017
Anthony Hamilton defeated Carter 9–6 to capture his first ranking title in his 26 year career, having trailed 2–5. He also became the oldest ranking event winner since Doug Mountjoy won the Classic in 1989.
The F66.com German Masters is a world ranking event, staged at the iconic Tempodrom in the centre of Berlin. Snooker’s popularity in Germany has grown massively since the sport was first televised by Eurosport in 2003, and this tournament has been described as the ‘Woodstock of Snooker’ – drawing fans from all over the country to see the best players in the world. The 2,500 seater venue is described by many players as the best on the circuit, and generates an incredible atmosphere. All of snooker’s top players love competing for this title, with former winners including Ronnie O’Sullivan, Ding Junhui, Mark Williams, Mark Selby and 2016 champion Martin Gould.
|Dates||1–5 February 2017|
|Total prize fund||€367,000|
|Highest break||Tom Ford (147)|