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The 1997 Regal Welsh Open was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place between 24 January–1 February 1997 at the Newport Leisure Centre in Newport, Wales.

Regal Welsh Open
Tournament information
Dates24 January–1 February 1997
VenueNewport Leisure Centre
CityNewport
CountryWales
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Winner's share£37,500
Highest breakScotland Stephen Hendry (140)
Final
ChampionScotland Stephen Hendry
Runner-upEngland Mark King
Score9–2
1996
1998

Mark Williams was the defending champion, but lost in the semi-final to Mark King.

Stephen Hendry defeated Mark King 9–2 in the final to win his second Welsh Open title.

Contents

Main drawEdit

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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
                  
  Stephen Hendry 5
  Ian McCulloch 2
  Stephen Hendry 5
  Mick Price 2
  Mick Price 5
  Mark Johnston-Allen 4
  Stephen Hendry 5
  James Wattana 4
  James Wattana 5
  Steve Newbury 1
  James Wattana 5
  Dennis Taylor 3
  Dennis Taylor 5
  Mark Bennett 2
  Stephen Hendry 5
  Terry Murphy 3
  Terry Murphy 5
  Stephen Lee 3
  Terry Murphy 5
  Ronnie O'Sullivan 4
  Ronnie O'Sullivan 5
  Barry Pinches 2
  Terry Murphy 5
  Nigel Bond 0
  Nigel Bond 5
  Darren Clarke 4
  Nigel Bond 5
  Steve James 1
  Steve James 5
  Doug Mountjoy 1
  Stephen Hendry 6
  John Parrott 2
  John Parrott 5
  Peter Lines 3
  John Parrott 5
  Jamie Burnett 2
  Jamie Burnett 5
  Neal Foulds 2
  John Parrott 5
  Dene O'Kane 4
  Dene O'Kane 5
  Chris Scanlon 4
  Dene O'Kane 5
  Dylan Leary 1
  Dylan Leary 5
  Jimmy White 3
  John Parrott 5
  John Higgins 1
  John Higgins 5
  Graeme Dott 3
  John Higgins 5
  Nick Walker 3
  Nick Walker 5
  Anthony Hamilton 4
  John Higgins 5
  Alain Robidoux 2
  Alain Robidoux 5
  Billy Snaddon 4
  Alain Robidoux 5
  Shokat Ali 2
  Shokat Ali 5
  Jason Ferguson 3
  Stephen Hendry 9
  Mark King 2
  Mark Williams 5
  Dominic Dale 2
  Mark Williams 5
  Willie Thorne 1
  Willie Thorne 5
  Darryn Walker 4
  Mark Williams 5
  Tony Drago 4
  Tony Drago 5
  Drew Henry 2
  Tony Drago 5
  Noppadon Noppachorn 1
  Noppadon Noppachorn 5
  Dave Finbow 2
  Mark Williams 5
  Paul Davies 3
  Paul Davies 5
  Dave Harold 2
  Paul Davies 5
  Chris Small 3
  Chris Small 5
  Joe Johnson 3
  Paul Davies 5
  Ken Doherty 4
  Ken Doherty 5
  Paul Wykes 3
  Ken Doherty 5
  Joe Swail 0
  Joe Swail 5
  Euan Henderson 0
  Mark Williams 5
  Mark King 6
  Mark King 5
  Steve Davis 4
  Mark King 5
  Michael Judge 4
  Michael Judge 5
  Andy Hicks 4
  Mark King 5
  Tony Chappel 1
  Tony Chappel 5
  Alan McManus 3
  Tony Chappel 5
  Lee Richardson 3
  Lee Richardson 5
  Rod Lawler 4
  Mark King 5
  Fergal O'Brien 2
  Fergal O'Brien 5
  Martin Clark 4
  Fergal O'Brien 5
  Peter Ebdon 4
  Peter Ebdon 5
  Nick Terry 0
  Fergal O'Brien 5
  Jason Prince 1
  Jason Prince 5
  Gary Wilkinson 4
  Jason Prince 5
  Dean Reynolds 3
  Dean Reynolds 5
  Darren Morgan 3

FinalEdit

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Final: Best of 17 frames. Referee: Colin Brinded.
Newport Leisure Centre, Newport, Wales, 1 February 1997.
Stephen Hendry
  Scotland
9–2 Mark King
  England
Afternoon: 140–0 (140), 101–5 (101), 29–75, 113–0 (95), 72–50, 110–1 (106), 67–2, 16–96 (58)
Evening: 91–26, 71–20, 90–1 (52)
140 Highest break 58
3 Century breaks 0
5 50+ breaks 1

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Welsh Open". Snooker Scene. Retrieved 6 December 2017.
  2. ^ "1997 Welsh Open Results Grid". Snooker Database. Retrieved 6 December 2017.
  3. ^ "Regal Welsh 1997". snooker.org. Retrieved 6 December 2017.