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The 2001 LG Cup was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place between 12 and 21 October 2001 at the Guild Hall in Preston, England. The highest break of the tournament was 147 made by Ronnie O'Sullivan.

LG Cup
Tournament information
Dates12–21 October 2001
VenueGuild Hall
CityPreston
CountryEngland
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£597,200
Winner's share£82,500
Highest breakEngland Ronnie O'Sullivan (147)
Final
ChampionEngland Stephen Lee
Runner-upEngland Peter Ebdon
Score9–4
2000
2002

Mark Williams was the defending champion, but he lost to Stephen Hendry in the quarter-finals. Stephen Lee defeated Peter Ebdon 9–4 in the final to win his second ranking title.

Tournament summaryEdit

Defending champion Mark Williams was the number 1 seed with World Champion Ronnie O'Sullivan seeded 2. The remaining places were allocated to players based on the world rankings.

Main drawEdit

[1][2]

  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
                                                         
25   Quinten Hann 5     1   Mark Williams 5  
45   Michael Holt 3     25   Quinten Hann 4  
  1   Mark Williams 5  
  15   Dave Harold 3  
31   Anthony Davies 2 15   Dave Harold 5
56   Jason Ferguson 5     56   Jason Ferguson 2  
  1   Mark Williams 2  
  5   Stephen Hendry 5  
20   Dominic Dale 5     12   Alan McManus 5  
  Rory McLeod 0     20   Dominic Dale 3  
  12   Alan McManus 4
  5   Stephen Hendry 5  
26   Billy Snaddon 0 5   Stephen Hendry 5
60   Mark Davis 5     60   Mark Davis 1  
  5   Stephen Hendry 4  
  8   Stephen Lee 6  
21   Steve Davis 5     8   Stephen Lee 5  
34   Patrick Wallace 3     21   Steve Davis 1  
  8   Stephen Lee 5
  14   Graeme Dott 4  
28   Michael Judge 3 14   Graeme Dott 5
  Phaitoon Phonbun 5       Phaitoon Phonbun 1  
  8   Stephen Lee 5
  3   John Higgins 2  
24   Chris Small 1     13   Mark King 5  
  Robin Hull 5       Robin Hull 3  
  13   Mark King 4
  3   John Higgins 5  
22   John Parrott 5 3   John Higgins 5
40   Shokat Ali 4     22   John Parrott 1  
8   Stephen Lee 9
7   Peter Ebdon 4
17   Marco Fu 5     4   Ken Doherty 2  
61   Ali Carter 4     17   Marco Fu 5  
  17   Marco Fu 4  
  85   Barry Hawkins 5  
32   James Wattana 1 16   Fergal O'Brien 4
85   Barry Hawkins 5     85   Barry Hawkins 5  
  85   Barry Hawkins 4  
  10   Joe Swail 5  
27   Joe Perry 2     10   Joe Swail 5  
33   Brian Morgan 5     33   Brian Morgan 1  
  10   Joe Swail 5
  5   Matthew Stevens 2  
30   David Gray 5 5   Matthew Stevens 5
52   Stephen Maguire 0     30   David Gray 3  
  10   Joe Swail 3
  7   Peter Ebdon 6  
19   Anthony Hamilton 5     7   Peter Ebdon 5  
37   Gary Wilkinson 4     19   Anthony Hamilton 4  
  7   Peter Ebdon 5
  9   Paul Hunter 4  
29   Tony Drago 4 9   Paul Hunter 5
38   Alfie Burden 5     38   Alfie Burden 1  
  7   Peter Ebdon 5
  2   Ronnie O'Sullivan 4  
18   Drew Henry       11   Jimmy White 3  
41   Marcus Campbell 2     18   Drew Henry 5  
  18   Drew Henry 1
  2   Ronnie O'Sullivan 5  
23   Nigel Bond 3 2   Ronnie O'Sullivan 5
50   Jonathan Birch 5     50   Jonathan Birch 0  

FinalEdit

Final: Best of 17 frames. Referee:   Colin Brinded.
Guild Hall, Preston, England, 21 October 2001.[1]
Stephen Lee (8)
  England
9–4 Peter Ebdon (7)
  England
Afternoon: 99–17, 84–54 (76), 69–13, 1–62, 52–55, 26–62 (60), 75–0 (74), 85–0
Evening: 55–83 (78), 70–9 (70), 66–12, 61–21 (52), 72–4 (71)
76 Highest break 78
0 Century breaks 0
5 50+ breaks 2

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "LG Cup 2001". Snooker.org. Retrieved 25 April 2011.
  2. ^ "2001 World Open Results". Snooker Database. Retrieved 25 April 2011.