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2002 UK Championship

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The 2002 PowerHouse UK Championship was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place at the Barbican Centre in York, England. The event started on 1 December 2002 and the televised stages were shown on BBC between 7 and 15 December 2002. The sponsor for this year's event was Powerhouse.

PowerHouse UK Championship
Tournament information
Dates1–15 December 2002
VenueBarbican Centre
CityYork
CountryEngland
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£746,900
Winner's share£100,000
Highest breakEngland Ronnie O'Sullivan (142)
Final
ChampionWales Mark Williams
Runner-upRepublic of Ireland Ken Doherty
Score10–9
2001
2003

Ronnie O'Sullivan was the defending champion, but he lost in the quarter-finals to Drew Henry.

Mark Williams won his second UK title in a classic 10–9 victory against Ken Doherty, who had reached his second UK final in a row. The highest break of the tournament was 142 made by Ronnie O'Sullivan.

Tournament summaryEdit

2001 champion Ronnie O'Sullivan was the number 1 seed with World Champion Peter Ebdon seeded 2. The remaining places were allocated to players based on the world rankings.

Prize fundEdit

The breakdown of prize money for this year is shown below:[1]

Main drawEdit

[2][3]

  Last 48
Best of 17 frames
Last 32
Best of 17 frames
Last 16
Best of 17 frames
Quarter-finals
Best of 17 frames
Semi-finals
Best of 17 frames
Final
Best of 19 frames
                                                         
18   John Parrott 5     1   Ronnie O'Sullivan 9  
  Adrian Gunnell 9       Adrian Gunnell 2  
  1   Ronnie O'Sullivan 9  
  27   Marco Fu 7  
27   Marco Fu 9 14   Quinten Hann 7
63   Gerard Greene 7     27   Marco Fu 9  
  1   Ronnie O'Sullivan 6  
  22   Drew Henry 9  
22   Drew Henry 9     10   Jimmy White 4  
57   Stuart Bingham 7     22   Drew Henry 9  
  22   Drew Henry 9
  7   Stephen Lee 8  
17   Anthony Hamilton 8 7   Stephen Lee 9
53   Mark Selby 9     53   Mark Selby 6  
  22   Drew Henry 5  
  5   Ken Doherty 9  
23   Fergal O'Brien 4     5   Ken Doherty 9  
52   Stephen Maguire 9     52   Stephen Maguire 7  
  5   Ken Doherty 9
  9   Paul Hunter 4  
19   David Gray 9 9   Paul Hunter 9
37   Mark Davis 7     19   David Gray 1  
  5   Ken Doherty 9
  4   John Higgins 6  
25   Steve Davis 9     11   Mark King 7  
  Paul Wykes 2     25   Steve Davis 9  
  25   Steve Davis 7
  4   John Higgins 9  
31   Ali Carter 9 4   John Higgins 9
  Nick Walker 4     31   Ali Carter 5  
5   Ken Doherty 9
3   Mark Williams 10
26   Anthony Davies 9     3   Mark Williams 9  
62   Nick Dyson 3     26   Anthony Davies 2  
  3   Mark Williams 9  
  29   Chris Small 3  
29   Chris Small 9 13   Joe Perry 7
  Leo Fernandez 8     29   Chris Small 9  
  3   Mark Williams 9  
  6   Stephen Hendry 2  
32   James Wattana 3     12   Graeme Dott 9  
  Kwan Poomjang 9       Kwan Poomjang 8  
  12   Graeme Dott 6
  6   Stephen Hendry 9  
20   Dominic Dale 9 6   Stephen Hendry 9
  Euan Henderson 6     20   Dominic Dale 4  
  3   Mark Williams 9
  2   Peter Ebdon 3  
24   Michael Judge 5     8   Matthew Stevens 9  
56   Barry Pinches 9     56   Barry Pinches 4  
  8   Matthew Stevens 8
  33   Robert Milkins 9  
30   Nigel Bond 8 16   Joe Swail 1
33   Robert Milkins 9     33   Robert Milkins 9  
  33   Robert Milkins 4
  2   Peter Ebdon 9  
28   Tony Drago 9     15   Alan McManus 9  
48   David Roe 8     28   Tony Drago 7  
  15   Alan McManus 2
  2   Peter Ebdon 9  
21   Dave Harold 9 2   Peter Ebdon 9
43   Ian McCulloch 6     21   Dave Harold 7  

FinalEdit

Final: Best of 19 frames. Referee: Stuart Bennett.
Barbican Centre, York, England, 15 December 2002.[2]
Ken Doherty (5)
  Ireland
9–10 Mark Williams (3)
  Wales
Afternoon: 41–68 (56), 78–8 (55), 0–86 (86), 87–28 (55), 68–66, 45–70, 9–65 (65), 63–76
Evening: 62–15 (56), 69–43 (62), 65–29, 0–128 (119), 43–47, 79–1, 0–74 (74), 0–78 (78), 58–14, 79–0 (79), 35–91 (70)
79 Highest break 119
0 Century breaks 1
5 50+ breaks 7

Century breaksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Prize Money (Main Tour 2002/2003)". wpbsa.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 10 September 2002. Retrieved 9 October 2012.
  2. ^ a b "PowerHouse UK Championship 2002". Snooker.org. Retrieved 10 March 2011.
  3. ^ "UK Championship full results". BBC Sport. 11 December 2002. Retrieved 10 March 2011.