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2001 British Open

The 2001 Stan James British Open was a professional ranking snooker tournament, that was held from 29 September–7 October 2001 at the Telewest Arena, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England.

British Open
Tournament information
Dates29 September–7 October 2001
VenueTelewest Arena
CityNewcastle-upon-Tyne
CountryEngland
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£666,800
Final
ChampionScotland John Higgins
Runner-upScotland Graeme Dott
Score9–6
2000
2002

John Higgins won the tournament by defeating Graeme Dott nine frames to six in the final. The defending champion, Peter Ebdon, was defeated by Mark King in the quarter-final.[1]

Main drawEdit

[2][3]

  Last 48
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
                                                         
  John Parrott 5       Peter Ebdon 5  
  Peter Lines 3       John Parrott 4  
    Peter Ebdon 5  
    Andy Hicks 3  
  Andy Hicks 5   Jimmy White 2
  Billy Snaddon 4       Andy Hicks 5  
    Peter Ebdon 0  
    Mark King 5  
  Dominic Dale 5       Mark King 5  
  Euan Henderson 1       Dominic Dale 2  
    Mark King 5
    Anthony Davies 0  
  Anthony Davies 5   Stephen Hendry 1
  Neal Foulds 3       Anthony Davies 5  
    Mark King 0  
    John Higgins 6  
  Ian McCulloch 5       Stephen Lee 5  
  Anthony Hamilton 4       Ian McCulloch 2  
    Stephen Lee 5
    Fergal O'Brien 2  
  Steve Davis 5   Fergal O'Brien 5
  Sean Storey 3       Steve Davis 3  
    Stephen Lee 4
    John Higgins 5  
  Drew Henry 5       Dave Harold 5  
  David Roe 1       Drew Henry 2  
    Dave Harold 2
    John Higgins 5  
  David Gray 5   John Higgins 5
  Shokat Ali 3       David Gray 4  
  John Higgins 9
  Graeme Dott 6
  Paul Davies 5       Mark Williams 5  
  Michael Judge 3       Paul Davies 4  
    Mark Williams 2  
    Ali Carter 5  
  Ali Carter 5   Paul Hunter 3
  James Wattana 0       Ali Carter 5  
    Ali Carter 3  
    Graeme Dott 5  
  Marco Fu 5       Graeme Dott 5  
  Brian Morgan 0       Marco Fu 1  
    Graeme Dott 5
    Joe Perry 4  
  Joe Perry 5   Matthew Stevens 2
  Patrick Wallace 1       Joe Perry 5  
    Graeme Dott 6
    Ronnie O'Sullivan 4  
  Jonathan Birch 5       Ken Doherty 5  
  Nigel Bond 1       Jonathan Birch 2  
    Ken Doherty 4
    Alan McManus 5  
  Quinten Hann 5   Alan McManus 5
  Alfie Burden 1       Quinten Hann 2  
    Alan McManus 1
    Ronnie O'Sullivan 5  
  Robin Hull 5       Joe Swail 5  
  Tony Drago 4       Robin Hull 1  
    Joe Swail 4
    Ronnie O'Sullivan 5  
  Gary Wilkinson 5   Ronnie O'Sullivan 5
  Chris Small 3       Gary Wilkinson 0  

FinalEdit

Final: Best of 17 frames. Referee: John Williams
Telewest Arena, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England. 7 October 2001.[2]
John Higgins
  Scotland
9–6 Graeme Dott
  Scotland
Afternoon: 48–78 (78), 57–81, 80–0 (79), 11–62, 62–38, 138–0 (90), 97–16 (61), 68–6
Evening: 93–6 (93), 0–100 (100), 45–70, 126–1 (112), 71–43, 14–75, 52–40
112 Highest break 100
1 Century breaks 1
5 50+ breaks 2

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "British Open". Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Retrieved 3 January 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Stan James British Open 2001". snooker.org. Retrieved 3 January 2018.
  3. ^ "British Open". Snooker Scene. Retrieved 3 January 2018.