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The 2002 China Open was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place between 24 February – 3 March 2002 at the International Gymnastic Centre in Shanghai, China. It was the sixth ranking event of the 2001/2002 season.[1]

China Open
Tournament information
Dates24 February–3 March 2002
VenueInternational Gymnastic Centre
CityShanghai
CountryChina
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£450,000
Winner's share£50,000
Final
ChampionWales Mark Williams
Runner-upEngland Anthony Hamilton
Score9–8
2000
2005

The reigning champion was Ronnie O'Sullivan, who was defeated 5–3 in the quarter-finals by Mark Selby. Mark Williams won in the final 9–8 against Anthony Hamilton.[2]

Main drawEdit

FinalEdit

Final: Best of 17 frames.
International Gymnastic Centre, Shanghai, China. 3 March 2002.[1]
Mark Williams
  Wales
9–8 Anthony Hamilton
  England
Afternoon: 2–60 (60), 92–1 (68), 5–69 (69), 63–52, 16–66, 5–113 (106), 73–16 (73), 40–72
Evening: 6–84 (84), 93–0 (93), 75–1, 0–93 (93), 0–71, 75–1, 60–14, 107–20 (107), 85–40
107 Highest break 106
1 Century breaks 1
4 50+ breaks 5

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "China Open 2002". snooker.org. Retrieved 17 January 2018.
  2. ^ "Major Snooker Events in China". cajt.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk. Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Archived from the original on 16 February 2012. Retrieved 17 November 2017.
  3. ^ "China Open". Snooker Scene. Archived from the original on 17 November 2017.