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The 1999 Grand Prix was a professional snooker tournament and the second of nine WPBSA ranking events in the 1999/2000 season, following the British Open and preceding the UK Championship. It was held from 11 to 24 October 1999 at the Guild Hall in Preston, England.

Grand Prix
Tournament information
Dates11–24 October 1999
VenueGuild Hall
CityPreston
CountryEngland
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£400,000
Winner's share£62,000
Highest breakEngland Ronnie O'Sullivan (147)
Final
ChampionScotland John Higgins
Runner-upWales Mark Williams
Score9–8
1998
2000

Stephen Lee was the defending champion, but he lost his last 32 match against Tony Drago. John Higgins won his 11th ranking title by defeating Mark Williams 9–8 in the final.

Contents

Tournament summaryEdit

Defending champion Stephen Lee was the number 1 seed with World Champion Stephen Hendry seeded 2. The remaining places were allocated to players based on the world rankings.

Main drawEdit

[1]

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
                  
1   Stephen Lee 5
103   Ian Brumby 0
1   Stephen Lee 4
20   Tony Drago 5
20   Tony Drago 5
41   Gerard Greene 1
20   Tony Drago 3
10   Anthony Hamilton 5
21   Nigel Bond 5
45   Drew Henry 1
21   Nigel Bond 3
10   Anthony Hamilton 5
10   Anthony Hamilton 5
98   Mario Geudens 4
10   Anthony Hamilton 2
17   Dave Harold 5
13   Peter Ebdon 3
  Barry Pinches 5
  Barry Pinches 5
30   Terry Murphy 4
30   Terry Murphy 5
50   Jason Ferguson 2
  Barry Pinches 1
17   Dave Harold 5
17   Dave Harold 5
  Mark Selby 4
17   Dave Harold 5
8   Alan McManus 2
8   Alan McManus 5
78   Mark Davis 2
17   Dave Harold 5
4   Mark Williams 6
7   Ken Doherty 5
56   Paul Wykes 2
7   Ken Doherty 5
52   Dave Finbow 1
23   Darren Morgan 2
52   Dave Finbow 5
7   Ken Doherty 5
12   Paul Hunter 3
28   Joe Swail 5
91   Karl Burrows 3
28   Joe Swail 1
12   Paul Hunter 5
12   Paul Hunter 5
67   Michael Judge 4
7   Ken Doherty 3
4   Mark Williams 5
9   Matthew Stevens 5
40   Neal Foulds 0
9   Matthew Stevens 2
18   Chris Small 5
18   Chris Small 5
44   Steve James 3
18   Chris Small 1
4   Mark Williams 5
29   Gary Wilkinson 5
70   Chris Scanlon 2
29   Gary Wilkinson 0
4   Mark Williams 5
4   Mark Williams 5
90   Darren Clarke 1
4   Mark Williams 8
3   John Higgins 9
3   John Higgins 5
63   Jimmy Michie 4
3   John Higgins 5
19   Dominic Dale 0
19   Dominic Dale 5
  David McLellan 0
3   John Higgins 5
22   James Wattana 3
22   James Wattana 5
  Mark Fenton 3
22   James Wattana 5
16   Jimmy White 3
16   Jimmy White 5
105   Kristján Helgason 4
3   John Higgins 5
5   Ronnie O'Sullivan 3
11   Fergal O'Brien 5
34   Joe Perry 2
11   Fergal O'Brien 2
32   Andy Hicks 5
32   Andy Hicks 5
57   Mick Price 2
32   Andy Hicks 4
5   Ronnie O'Sullivan 5
25   Graeme Dott 5
104   Wayne Jones 3
25   Graeme Dott 1
5   Ronnie O'Sullivan 5
5   Ronnie O'Sullivan 5
75   Willie Thorne 3
3   John Higgins 6
142   Ali Carter 3
6   John Parrott 5
43   Euan Henderson 1
6   John Parrott 4
48   Marcus Campbell 5
24   Billy Snaddon 1
48   Marcus Campbell 5
48   Marcus Campbell 2
35   Marco Fu 5
26   Quinten Hann w/d
35   Marco Fu w/o
35   Marco Fu 5
14   Mark King 3
14   Mark King 5
81   Leo Fernandez 2
35   Marco Fu 3
142   Ali Carter 5
15   Steve Davis 2
53   Jonathan Birch 5
53   Jonathan Birch 2
142   Ali Carter 5
31   Brian Morgan 2
142   Ali Carter 5
142   Ali Carter 5
2   Stephen Hendry 3
27   Jamie Burnett 1
  Noppadon Noppachorn 5
  Noppadon Noppachorn 0
2   Stephen Hendry 5
2   Stephen Hendry 5
49   Gary Ponting 2

FinalEdit

Final: Best of 17 frames. Referee:   Alan Chamberlain.
Guild Hall, Preston, England, 24 October 1999.
Mark Williams (4)
  Wales
8–9 John Higgins (3)
  Scotland
Afternoon: 1–89 (64), 69–5, 46–77 (55), 83–0 (82), 77–2 (73), 62–30, 53–33, 49–2
Evening: 42–50, 12–68 (68), 0–86 (53), 0–78 (78), 37–59, 88–24 (65), 65–1, 23–107 (66), 0–75
82 Highest break 78
0 Century breaks 0
3 50+ breaks 6

QualifyingEdit

Round of 128 Best of 9 frames

Round of 96 Best of 9 frames

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Grand Prix". Snooker Scene. Archived from the original on 24 January 2013. Retrieved 29 November 2017.