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The 2002 British Open was the 2002 edition of the British Open professional ranking snooker tournament, that was held from 9–17 November 2002 at the Telford International Arena, Telford, England.[1]

British Open
Tournament information
Dates9–17 November 2002
VenueTelford International Arena
CityTelford
CountryEngland
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Final
ChampionEngland Paul Hunter
Runner-upEngland Ian McCulloch
Score9–4
2001
2003

Paul Hunter won the tournament by defeating Ian McCulloch nine frames to four in the final. The defending champion, John Higgins, was defeated by McCulloch in the quarter-final.[2]

Contents

Main drawEdit

[3][4]

  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
                                                         
  Steve Davis 5       John Higgins 5  
  Gerard Greene 3       Steve Davis 2  
    John Higgins 5  
    Fergal O'Brien 1  
  Fergal O'Brien 5   Mark King 3
  Jonathan Birch 1       Fergal O'Brien 5  
    John Higgins 2  
    Ian McCulloch 5  
  Ian McCulloch 5       Graeme Dott 3  
  James Wattana 3       Ian McCulloch 5  
    Stephen Maguire 4
    Ian McCulloch 5  
  Stephen Maguire 5   Stephen Lee 3
  Anthony Davies 3       Stephen Maguire 5  
    Ian McCulloch 6  
    Mark Williams 3  
  Ali Carter 5       Stephen Hendry 4  
  Mark Davis 3       Ali Carter 5  
    Ali Carter 5
    John Parrott 1  
  John Parrott 5   Joe Perry 1
  Barry Pinches 0       John Parrott 5  
    Ali Carter 1
    Mark Williams 5  
  Jimmy Michie 5       Joe Swail 2  
  Drew Henry 2       Jimmy Michie 5  
    Jimmy Michie 1
    Mark Williams 5  
  David Gray 5   Mark Williams 5
  Robert Milkins 3       David Gray 3  
  Ian McCulloch 4
  Paul Hunter 9
  Dominic Dale 5       Ronnie O'Sullivan 5  
  Bjorn Haneveer 3       Dominic Dale 1  
    Ronnie O'Sullivan 4  
    Paul Hunter 5  
  Kristján Helgason 5   Paul Hunter 5
  Dave Harold 0       Kristján Helgason 3  
    Paul Hunter 5  
    Anthony Hamilton 1  
  Anthony Hamilton 5       Jimmy White 4  
  Sean Storey 1       Anthony Hamilton 5  
    Anthony Hamilton 5
    Matthew Stevens 2  
  Marco Fu 5   Matthew Stevens 5
  Euan Henderson 3       Marco Fu 2  
    Paul Hunter 6
    Chris Small 3  
  Chris Small 5       Ken Doherty 4  
  Peter Lines 0       Chris Small 5  
    Chris Small 5
    Brian Morgan 3  
  Brian Morgan 5   Quinten Hann 2
  Nigel Bond 2       Brian Morgan 5  
    Chris Small 5
    Alan McManus 4  
  Michael Judge 5       Alan McManus 5  
  Nick Walker 2       Michael Judge 3  
    Alan McManus 5
    Peter Ebdon 3  
  Tony Drago 5   Peter Ebdon 5
  Ricky Walden 2       Tony Drago 3  

FinalEdit

Final: Best of 17 frames. Referee: Colin Brinded
Telford International Arena, Telford, England. 17 November 2002. [3]
Paul Hunter
  England
9–4 Ian McCulloch
  England
Afternoon: 69–18, 61–48, 65–47, 0–99 (99), 110–0 (110), 0–84 (70), 91–31 (90), 70–0
Evening: 107–0 (93), 0–135 (135), 72–41 (58), 0–79 (79), 75–0
110 Highest break 135
1 Century breaks 1
4 50+ breaks 4

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Layton, Eric. Cuesport Book of Professional Snooker. p. 180.
  2. ^ "British Open". Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Retrieved 20 December 2017.
  3. ^ a b "British Open 2002". snooker.org. Retrieved 19 December 2017.
  4. ^ "British Open". Snooker Scene. Retrieved 19 December 2017.