2002 Welsh Open (snooker)

The 2002 Regal Welsh Open was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place between 23 and 27 January 2002 at the Cardiff International Arena in Cardiff, Wales.

Regal Welsh Open
Tournament information
Dates23–27 January 2002 (2002-01-23 – 2002-01-27)
VenueCardiff International Arena
CityCardiff
CountryWales
OrganisationWPBSA
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£597,200
Winner's share£82,500
Highest break Paul Hunter (ENG) (141)
Final
Champion Paul Hunter (ENG)
Runner-up Ken Doherty (IRL)
Score9–7
2001
2003

Paul Hunter defeated Ken Doherty 9–7 in the final to win his second ranking title. The final was a repeat of the previous year's tournament in which Ken Doherty defeated Paul Hunter 9–2.

Tournament summaryEdit

Defending champion Ken Doherty 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][3]

Round 1
Best of 9 frames
Last 16
Best of 9 frames
Quarter Final
Best of 9 frames
Semi Final
Best of 11 frames
Final
Best of 17 frames
               
1   Ken Doherty 5
32   James Wattana 2
1   Ken Doherty 5
27   Joe Perry 0
12   Alan McManus 0
27   Joe Perry 5
1   Ken Doherty 5
16   Fergal O'Brien 3
16   Fergal O'Brien 5
41   Marcus Campbell 2
16   Fergal O'Brien 5
6   Matthew Stevens 0
6   Matthew Stevens 5
31   Anthony Davies 1
1   Ken Doherty 6
5   Stephen Hendry 4
5   Stephen Hendry 5
21   Steve Davis 1
5   Stephen Hendry 5
11   Jimmy White 1
11   Jimmy White 5
29   Tony Drago 4
5   Stephen Hendry 5
4   John Higgins 2
13   Mark King 5
64   Rod Lawler 2
13   Mark King 3
4   John Higgins 5
4   John Higgins 5
61   Ali Carter 0
1   Ken Doherty 7
9   Paul Hunter 9
3   Mark Williams 5
  Barry Pinches 3
3   Mark Williams 1
14   Graeme Dott 5
14   Graeme Dott 5
  Rory McLeod 3
14   Graeme Dott 5
10   Joe Swail 0
10   Joe Swail 5
95   Mark Selby 1
10   Joe Swail 5
33   Brian Morgan 0
8   Stephen Lee 4
33   Brian Morgan 5
14   Graeme Dott 3
9   Paul Hunter 6
7   Peter Ebdon 5
24   Chris Small 2
7   Peter Ebdon 5
36   Jamie Burnett 0
15   Dave Harold 3
36   Jamie Burnett 5
7   Peter Ebdon 4
9   Paul Hunter 5
9   Paul Hunter 5
38   Alfie Burden 3
9   Paul Hunter 5
2   Ronnie O'Sullivan 4
2   Ronnie O'Sullivan 5
48   Ian McCulloch 4

FinalEdit

Final: Best of 17 frames. Referee: Paul Collier.
Cardiff International Arena, Cardiff, Wales, 27 January 2002.[1]
Ken Doherty (1)
  Ireland
7–9 Paul Hunter (9)
  England
Afternoon: 115–0 (75), 14–68, 15–72 (72), 29–67, 5–63 (62), 0–141 (141), 65–21 (56), 66–62 (Doherty 59)
Evening: 0–89, 68–54 (Hunter 54), 19–68, 89–31 (52), 70–29, 0–68, 87–63, 24–77 (76)
75 Highest break 141
0 Century breaks 1
4 50+ breaks 5

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Regal Welsh Open 2002". Snooker.org. Retrieved 3 January 2011.
  2. ^ "2002 Welsh Open Results". Snooker Database. Retrieved 13 March 2013.
  3. ^ "Welsh Open". Snooker Scene. Archived from the original on 24 January 2013. Retrieved 13 March 2013.