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The 1997 International Open was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place between 13–22 February 1997 at the AECC in Aberdeen, Scotland.[1]

International Open
Tournament information
Dates13–22 February 1997
VenueAECC
CityAberdeen
CountryScotland
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£60,000
Highest breakEngland Ronnie O'Sullivan (142)
Final
ChampionScotland Stephen Hendry
Runner-upMalta Tony Drago
Score9–1
1996
1998

Stephen Hendry won the title by defeating Tony Drago 9–1 in the final. The defending champion John Higgins was defeated by Drago in the semi-finals.[2]

Main drawEdit

[3][4]

Last 64
Best of 9 frames
Last 32
Best of 9 frames
Last 16
Best of 9 frames
Quarter-finals
Best of 9 frames
Semi-finals
Best of 11 frames
Final
Best of 17 frames
                  
  John Higgins 5
  Graeme Dott 4
  John Higgins 5
  Dennis Taylor 2
  Dennis Taylor 5
  Paul McPhillips 4
  John Higgins 5
  Paul Wykes 1
  Bradley Jones 5
  Alain Robidoux 4
  Bradley Jones 1
  Paul Wykes 5
  Paul Wykes 5
  Rod Lawler 2
  John Higgins 5
  Alan McManus 3
  Stuart Parnell 5
  Darren Morgan 2
  Stuart Parnell 5
  Adrian Rosa 1
  Adrian Rosa 5
  Jason Ferguson 3
  Stuart Parnell 1
  Alan McManus 5
  Alan McManus 5
  Matt Wilson 3
  Alan McManus 5
  Stephen Lee 4
  Stephen Lee 5
  Nick Walker 2
  John Higgins 5
  Tony Drago 6
  Ken Doherty 5
  Mark Rowing 0
  Ken Doherty 3
  Joe Swail 5
  Joe Swail 5
  Mehmet Husnu 1
  Joe Swail 3
  Tony Drago 5
  Tony Drago 5
  Jason Prince 1
  Tony Drago 5
  Shokat Ali 4
  Shokat Ali 5
  Willie Thorne 2
  Tony Drago 5
  John Parrott 3
  Dave Harold 5
  Brian Morgan 3
  Dave Harold 5
  Steve James 0
  Steve James 5
  Jamie Woodman 3
  Dave Harold 2
  John Parrott 5
  John Parrott 5
  Jamie Burnett 2
  John Parrott 5
  Joe Johnson 2
  Joe Johnson 5
  Martin Clark 1
  Tony Drago 1
  Stephen Hendry 9
  Peter Ebdon 5
  Mark Johnston-Allen 2
  Peter Ebdon 5
  David McLellan 0
  David McLellan 5
  Mick Price 1
  Peter Ebdon 5
  Mark Williams 4
  Mark Williams 5
  Tony Chappel 2
  Mark Williams 5
  Andy Hicks 3
  Andy Hicks 5
  Alan Burnett 2
  Peter Ebdon 5
  Ronnie O'Sullivan 1
  James Wattana 5
  Terry Murphy 1
  James Wattana 2
  Dene O'Kane 5
  Dene O'Kane 5
  Jonathan Birch 0
  Dene O'Kane 2
  Ronnie O'Sullivan 5
  Ronnie O'Sullivan 5
  Mark Fenton 1
  Ronnie O'Sullivan 5
  Stuart Pettman 3
  Stuart Pettman 5
  Neal Foulds 1
  Peter Ebdon 3
  Stephen Hendry 6
  Nigel Bond 5
  Wayne Brown 3
  Nigel Bond 5
  David Roe 2
  David Roe 5
  Anthony Hamilton 2
  Nigel Bond 3
  Jimmy White 5
  Jimmy White 5
  Michael Judge 1
  Jimmy White 5
  Dave Finbow 1
  Dave Finbow 5
  Leigh Griffin 3
  Jimmy White 2
  Stephen Hendry 5
  Steve Davis 5
  Oliver King 1
  Steve Davis 3
  Chris Small 5
  Chris Small 5
  Billy Snaddon 4
  Chris Small 2
  Stephen Hendry 5
  Stephen Hendry 5
  Euan Henderson 4
  Stephen Hendry 5
  Gary Wilkinson 3
  Gary Wilkinson 5
  Jason Weston 1

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Hayton, Eric. Cuesport Book of Professional Snooker. p. 170.
  2. ^ "International Open, Goya Matchroom Trophy". Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Retrieved 4 February 2018.
  3. ^ "International Open 1997". snooker.org. Retrieved 4 February 2018.
  4. ^ "International Open". Snooker Scene. Retrieved 4 February 2018.