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1999 China Open (snooker)

The 1999 China Open (also known as the 1999 China International) was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place between 11–19 December 1999 at the Beijing University Students' Gymnasium in Beijing, China. The tournament was the fourth ranking event out of the 1999/2000 season.

China Open
Tournament information
Dates11–19 November 1999
VenueBeijing University Students' Gymnasium
CityBeijing
CountryChina
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£305,000
Winner's share£50,000
Highest breakEngland Dave Harold (140)
Final
ChampionEngland Ronnie O'Sullivan
Runner-upEngland Stephen Lee
Score9–2
1999
2000

The defending champion was John Higgins, but he was eliminated in the fifth round of the qualifiers, losing 1–5 against Peter Lines.

Ronnie O'Sullivan won the tournament by defeating Stephen Lee 9–2 in the final.

Wildcard roundEdit

[1]

Match Score
WC1   Peter Lines 5–3   Zhang Kai
WC2   Anthony Davies 5–1   Pang Weiguo
WC3   Marco Fu 5–3   Dai Han Lin

Main drawEdit

FinalEdit

Final: Best of 19 frames. Referee:   Alan Chamberlain.
Beijing University Students' Gymnasium, Beijing, China, 19 December 1999.[2]
Ronnie O'Sullivan (4)
  England
9–2 Stephen Lee (6)
  England
Afternoon: 61–23, 36–91, 115–17 (115), 94–8 (87) 124–8 (124), 93–16, 109–1, 75–43 (75)
Evening: 20–85 (69), 75–1, 76–33 (56)
124 Highest break 69
2 Century breaks 0
5 50+ breaks 1

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "1999 China Open Results". Snooker Database. Retrieved 29 April 2011.
  2. ^ "China International 1999 (Dec)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 29 April 2011.