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2000 Malta Grand Prix

The 2000 Malta Grand Prix was the sixth edition of the professional ranking snooker tournament which took place at the Mediterranean Conference Centre in Valletta, Malta. Qualifying for the event started on 3 January 2000 and the final stages took place between 20 and 27 February 2000.

Malta Grand Prix
Tournament information
Dates20–27 February 2000
VenueMediterranean Conference Centre
CityValletta
CountryMalta
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£290,000
Winner's share£50,000
Highest breakEngland Ronnie O'Sullivan (142)
Final
ChampionRepublic of Ireland Ken Doherty
Runner-upWales Mark Williams
Score9–3
1998
2001

Ken Doherty won the tournament, defeating Mark Williams 9–3 in the final.[1] The highest break, a 142, was compiled by quarter-finalist Ronnie O'Sullivan in his last-16 match against Jimmy White.

Prize fundEdit

The breakdown of prize money for this year is shown below:

  • Winner £50,000
  • Runner-up £26,000
  • Highest break £3,000
  • Total £290,000

Wildcard roundEdit

Match Score
WC1   Adrian Gunnell 5–1   Alex Borg
WC2   Nick Dyson 4–5   Joe Grech

Main drawEdit

QualifyingEdit

The three qualifying rounds took place between 3 and 14 January 2000, and were all played under a best-of-nine frames format.

Round 1Edit

Round 2Edit

Round 3Edit

Round 4Edit

Century breaksEdit


142, 123 Ronnie O'Sullivan[3]
138, 113 David Gray
135, 123 Peter Ebdon
135, 117, 104 Michael Holt
131, 122 Darren Morgan
129, 120 Matthew Stevens
129 Stephen O'Connor
129 Kristján Helgason
128, 107, 100 Stephen Hendry
127, 108, 101 Marco Fu
126 Joe Swail
126 Rod Lawler
123, 119, 104 Mark Williams
123, 112, 105, 105, 101 Ken Doherty
122 Karl Broughton
122 Nigel Bond
121 Robert Milkins
119, 119 Alfie Burden
117 James Reynolds
114 Steve Davis
112 John Parrott
112, 108, 107 Nick Dyson
111 Shokat Ali
105 Darren Clarke
104 Stephen Lee
103 Troy Shaw
103 Eddie Manning
102 John Higgins
100 Joe Johnson
100 Robin Hull

ReferencesEdit