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1998 Scottish Open (snooker)

The 1998 Regal Scottish Open was a professional ranking snooker tournament, that was held in February 1998 at the AECC, Aberdeen, Scotland.[1]

Scottish Open
Tournament information
Dates12–22 February 1998
VenueAECC
CityAberdeen
CountryScotland
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£350,000
Winner's share£60,000
Highest breakMalta Tony Drago (140)
Final
ChampionEngland Ronnie O'Sullivan
Runner-upScotland John Higgins
Score9–5
1997
1999

Ronnie O'Sullivan won the tournament by defeating John Higgins nine frames to five in the final. The defending champion, Stephen Hendry, was defeated in the last 16 by Marcus Campbell.[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
                  
  Stephen Hendry 5
  Leigh Griffin 4
  Stephen Hendry 5
  Gary Wilkinson 3
  Gary Wilkinson 5
  Matthew Couch 4
  Stephen Hendry 4
  Marcus Campbell 5
  Alan McManus 3
  Marcus Campbell 5
  Marcus Campbell 5
  Andy Hicks 3
  Andy Hicks 5
  Dean Reynolds 4
  Marcus Campbell 1
  Ronnie O'Sullivan 5
  Anthony Hamilton 4
  Drew Henry 5
  Drew Henry 3
  Jimmy White 5
  Jimmy White 5
  Graeme Dott 4
  Jimmy White 3
  Ronnie O'Sullivan 5
  Ronnie O'Sullivan 5
  Karl Payne 4
  Ronnie O'Sullivan 5
  Brian Morgan 4
  Brian Morgan 5
  David Gray 1
  Ronnie O'Sullivan 6
  Stephen Lee 2
  John Parrott 5
  Jamie Burnett 1
  John Parrott 0
  Paul Hunter 5
  Mick Price 4
  Paul Hunter 5
  Paul Hunter 4
  Stephen Lee 5
  Stephen Lee 5
  Michael Judge 1
  Stephen Lee 5
  Neal Foulds 2
  Neal Foulds 5
  Dave Finbow 2
  Stephen Lee 5
  Chris Scanlon 0
  Tony Drago 4
  Mark Bennett 5
  Mark Bennett 5
  Dominic Dale 2
  Dave Harold 3
  Dominic Dale 5
  Mark Bennett 0
  Chris Scanlon 5
  Mark Williams 3
  Peter Lines 5
  Peter Lines 0
  Chris Scanlon 5
  Joe Swail 4
  Chris Scanlon 5
  Ronnie O'Sullivan 9
  John Higgins 5
  John Higgins 5
  Tony Chappel 1
  John Higgins 5
  Stuart Pettman 0
  Mark King 3
  Stuart Pettman 5
  John Higgins 5
  Martin Clark 1
  James Wattana 5
  Shokat Ali 1
  James Wattana 0
  Martin Clark 5
  Martin Clark 5
  Jason Ferguson 2
  John Higgins 5
  Euan Henderson 4
  Alain Robidoux 3
  David Roe 5
  David Roe 4
  Euan Henderson 5
  Chris Small 3
  Euan Henderson 5
  Euan Henderson 5
  Nigel Bond 2
  Nigel Bond 5
  Dene O'Kane 4
  Nigel Bond 5
  Terry Murphy 1
  Terry Murphy 5
  Nick Pearce 4
  John Higgins 6
  Fergal O'Brien 2
  Peter Ebdon 5
  Steve Judd 0
  Peter Ebdon 5
  Paul Wykes 0
  Rod Lawler 4
  Paul Wykes 5
  Peter Ebdon 3
  Fergal O'Brien 5
  Darren Morgan 2
  Joe Perry 5
  Joe Perry 3
  Fergal O'Brien 5
  Fergal O'Brien 5
  Peter McCullagh 2
  Fergal O'Brien 5
  Ken Doherty 4
  Steve Davis 5
  John Read 0
  Steve Davis 5
  Troy Shaw 1
  Steve James 2
  Troy Shaw 5
  Steve Davis 2
  Ken Doherty 5
  Ken Doherty 5
  Sean Storey 1
  Ken Doherty 5
  Gerard Greene 1
  Billy Snaddon 1
  Gerard Greene 5

FinalEdit

Final: Best of 17 frames.
AECC, Aberdeen, Scotland. 22 February 1998.[3]
Ronnie O'Sullivan
  England
9–5 John Higgins
  Scotland
Afternoon: 91–0, 59–69, 23–70 (57), 79–37 (78), 23–72, 51–44, 93–0 (62), 94–0 (81)
Evening: 94–9 (80), 24–69 (62), 0–88 (88), 77–22, 75–7, 98–5 (97)
97 Highest break 88
0 Century breaks 0
5 50+ breaks 3

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Layton, Eric. Cuesport Book of Professional Snooker. p. 173.
  2. ^ "Scottish Open". Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Retrieved 16 January 2018.
  3. ^ a b "Regal Scottish Open 1998". snooker.org. Retrieved 16 January 2018.
  4. ^ "Scottish Open". Snooker Scene. Retrieved 16 January 2018.