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The snooker season 2000/2001 was a series of snooker tournaments played between 26 August 2000 and 13 May 2001. The following table outlines the results for the ranking and invitational events.

Snooker season 2000/2001
Details
Duration26 August 2000 – 13 May 2001
Tournaments20 (8 ranking events)
Triple Crown winners
UK ChampionshipScotland John Higgins
MastersEngland Paul Hunter
World ChampionshipEngland Ronnie O'Sullivan

CalendarEdit

Date[n 1] Rank Tournament name Venue City Winner Runner-up Score[1][2] Reference
08–26 09–03   ENG NR Champions Cup Brighton Centre Brighton   Ronnie O'Sullivan   Mark Williams 7–5 [3][4]
10–01 10–08   ENG WR British Open Plymouth Pavilions Plymouth   Peter Ebdon   Jimmy White 9–6 [5]
10–13 10–22   ENG WR Grand Prix Telford International Centre Telford   Mark Williams   Ronnie O'Sullivan 9–5 [6]
10–24 10–29   SCO NR Scottish Masters Civic Centre Motherwell   Ronnie O'Sullivan   Stephen Hendry 9–6 [7]
10–31 11–02   ENG CT Challenge Tour 1 Jesters Snooker Club Swindon   Adrian Rosa   Surinder Gill 6–4 [8][9]
11–05 11–16   ENG NR Benson & Hedges Championship Willie Thorne Snooker Centre Malvern   Shaun Murphy   Stuart Bingham 9–7 [10]
11–18 12–03   ENG WR UK Championship Bournemouth International Centre Bournemouth   John Higgins   Mark Williams 10–4 [11]
12–09 12–17   CHN WR China Open Mission Hills Resort Shenzhen   Ronnie O'Sullivan   Mark Williams 9–3 [12]
12–18 12–20   ENG CT Challenge Tour 2 Manhattan Club and Snooker Centre Harrogate   Andrew Norman   Luke Fisher 6–3 [8][9]
01–13 01–21   ENG NR Nations Cup The Hexagon Reading   Scotland   Ireland 6–2 [13][14]
01–24 01–28   WAL WR Welsh Open Cardiff International Arena Cardiff   Ken Doherty   Paul Hunter 9–2 [15][16]
02–04 02–11   ENG NR The Masters Wembley Conference Centre London   Paul Hunter   Fergal O'Brien 10–9 [17]
02–21 02–25   MLT NR Malta Grand Prix Mediterranean Conference Centre Valletta   Stephen Hendry   Mark Williams 7–1 [18]
03–09 03–11   ENG CT Challenge Tour 3 Jesters Snooker Club Swindon   Shaun Murphy   Andrew Norman 6–3 [8][9]
03–11 03–17   THA WR Thailand Masters Mercahant Court Hotel Bangkok   Ken Doherty   Stephen Hendry 9–3 [19][20]
03–27 04–01   IRL NR Irish Masters Citywest Hotel Dublin   Ronnie O'Sullivan   Stephen Hendry 9–8 [21]
04–04 04–06   ENG CT Challenge Tour 4 Manhattan Club and Snooker Centre Harrogate   Shaun Murphy   Luke Simmonds 6–2 [8][9][22]
04–08 04–15   SCO WR Scottish Open A.E.C.C. Aberdeen   Peter Ebdon   Ken Doherty 9–7 [23][24]
04–21 05–07   ENG WR World Snooker Championship Crucible Theatre Sheffield   Ronnie O'Sullivan   John Higgins 18–14 [25]
01–06 05–13   SCO NR Premier League Snooker Inverness Leisure Centre Inverness   Ronnie O'Sullivan   Stephen Hendry 9–7 [26]
WR = World ranking event
CT = Challenge Tour event
NR = Non-ranking event

Official rankingsEdit

The top 16 of the world rankings, these players automatically played in the final rounds of the world ranking events and were invited for the Masters.[27][28][29]

No. Ch. Player Points 1998/1999 Points 1999/2000 Total
1     Mark Williams 25445 31655 57100
2     John Higgins 22755 21690 44445
3     Stephen Hendry 24445 18125 42570
4     Ronnie O'Sullivan 12440 20200 32640
5     Stephen Lee 15625 15980 31605
6     Matthew Stevens 13100 18005 31105
7     Ken Doherty 12995 16260 29255
8     Alan McManus 15760 9750 25510
9     Fergal O'Brien 13667 11035 24702
10     John Parrott 14665 9400 24065
11     Anthony Hamilton 12255 11260 23515
12     Peter Ebdon 11470 11885 23355
13     Dave Harold 10885 11852 22737
14     Paul Hunter 12422 10075 22497
15     Marco Fu 10372 11957 22329
16     Joe Swail 8835 12755 21590

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Dates use the month day format

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The 2000/2001 Season". Snooker.org. Retrieved 26 February 2011.
  2. ^ "2000/2001 World Snooker Main Tour Season". AZ Billiards. Retrieved 4 November 2011.
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  5. ^ "British Open 2000". Snooker.org. Retrieved 24 November 2011.
  6. ^ "Grand Prix 2000". Snooker.org. Retrieved 24 November 2011.
  7. ^ "Regal Scottish Masters 2000". Snooker.org. Retrieved 24 November 2011.
  8. ^ a b c d "2000/2001 Challenger Tour Provisional Tour Tournament Dates". fcsnooker. Preston, Lancashire: The Frank Callan Suite. 26 April 2002. Archived from the original on 12 October 2008. Retrieved 4 November 2011.
  9. ^ a b c d "WPBSA Secondary Professional Tour". Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Archived from the original on 28 February 2012. Retrieved 8 May 2010.
  10. ^ "2000 Benson and Hedges Championship". AZ Billiards. Retrieved 24 November 2011.
  11. ^ "Liverpool Victoria UK Championship 2000". Snooker.org. Retrieved 24 November 2011.
  12. ^ "China Open 2000". Snooker.org. Retrieved 24 November 2011.
  13. ^ "Coalite Nations Cup 2001". AZ Billiards. Retrieved 24 November 2011.
  14. ^ Turner, Chris. "On this Week: Werbeniuk passes away". Eurosport UK. Archived from the original on 22 January 2010. Retrieved 3 June 2013.
  15. ^ "Regal Welsh Open 2001". Snooker.org. Retrieved 24 November 2011.
  16. ^ Turner, Chris. "On this Week: Hunter's first ranking title". Eurosport UK. Archived from the original on 19 February 2014. Retrieved 3 June 2013.
  17. ^ "Benson & Hedges Masters 2001". Snooker.org. Retrieved 24 November 2011.
  18. ^ "2001 Rothmans Malta Grand Prix". AZ Billiards. Retrieved 24 November 2011.
  19. ^ "Blue Eagle/Thai Airways Thailand Masters 2001". Snooker.org. Retrieved 24 November 2011.
  20. ^ Turner, Chris. "On this Week: Birth of the Hurricane". Eurosport UK. Archived from the original on 2 June 2011. Retrieved 24 May 2011.
  21. ^ "Citywest Irish Masters 2001". Snooker.org. Retrieved 24 November 2011.
  22. ^ "Challenge Tour Event Four Finals". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 7 April 2001. Retrieved 29 June 2012.
  23. ^ "Regal Scottish Open 2001". Snooker.org. Retrieved 24 November 2011.
  24. ^ Turner, Chris. "On this Week: First world title for Reardon". Eurosport UK. Archived from the original on 19 February 2014. Retrieved 22 November 2012.
  25. ^ "Embassy World Championship 2001". Snooker.org. Retrieved 24 November 2011.
  26. ^ "2001 Results". premierleaguesnooker.matchroomcms.com. Matchroom Sport. Retrieved 5 January 2011.
  27. ^ Turner, Chris. "World Rankings (1990/91 to 2004/05)". cajt.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk. Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Archived from the original on 13 March 2012. Retrieved 27 April 2011.
  28. ^ "Embassy World Rankings 2000/2001". Snooker.org. Retrieved 4 November 2011.
  29. ^ Hayton, Eric (2004). The CueSport Book of Professional Snooker. Lowestoft: Rose Villa Publications. pp. 119–123. ISBN 0-9548549-0-X.

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