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

Regal Welsh Open
Tournament information
Dates23–27 January 2002
VenueCardiff International Arena
CityCardiff
CountryWales
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£597,200
Winner's share£82,500
Highest breakEngland Paul Hunter (141)
Final
ChampionEngland Paul Hunter
Runner-upRepublic of Ireland Ken Doherty
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.

Contents

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

FinalEdit

Final: Best of 17 frames. Referee: Graham Harding.
Cardiff International Arena, Cardiff, Wales, 27 January 2002.[1]
Ken Doherty (1)
  Ireland
7–9 Paul Hunter (9)
  England
Afternoon: (75) 115–0, 14–68, 15–72 (72), 29–67, 5–63 (62), 0–141 (141), (56) 65–21, (59) 66–62
Evening: 0–89, 68–54 (54), 19–68, (52) 89–31, 70–29, 0–68, 87–63, 24–77 (76)
75 Highest break 141
0 Century breaks 1
3 50+ breaks 4

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.