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The snooker season 2001/2002 was a series of snooker tournaments played during the years 2001 and 2002. The following table outlines the results for ranking events and the invitational events.

Snooker season 2001/2002
Details
Duration11 August 2001 – 12 May 2002
Tournaments20 (9 ranking events)
Triple Crown winners
UK ChampionshipEngland Ronnie O'Sullivan
MastersEngland Paul Hunter
World ChampionshipEngland Peter Ebdon

Contents

CalendarEdit

Date[n 1] Rank Tournament name Venue City Winner Runner-up Score[1][2] References
08–11 08–19   ENG NR Champions Cup Brighton Centre Brighton   John Higgins   Mark Williams 7–4 [3]
08–22 08–26   JPN P/A World Games Selion Plaza Akita   Bjorn Haneveer   Marlon Manalo 4–3 [4][5]
09–18 09–23   SCO NR Scottish Masters Thistle Hotels Glasgow   John Higgins   Ronnie O'Sullivan 9–6 [6]
09–29 10–07   ENG WR British Open Telewest Arena Newcastle   John Higgins   Graeme Dott 9–6 [7]
10–08 10–14   ENG CT Challenge Tour 1 Manhattan Club and Snooker Centre Harrogate   James Reynolds   Steve Judd 6–5 [8][9]
10–13 10–21   ENG WR LG Cup Guild Hall Preston   Stephen Lee   Peter Ebdon 9–4 [10]
11–04 11–15   ENG NR Benson & Hedges Championship Towers Snooker Club Mansfield   Ryan Day   Hugh Abernethy 9–5 [8][11]
11–23 12–01   MLT WR European Open Mediterranean Conference Centre Valletta   Stephen Hendry   Joe Perry 9–2 [12]
12–03 12–09   ENG CT Challenge Tour 2 Jesters Snooker Club Swindon   Leo Fernandez   Ryan Day 6–3 [8][9]
12–03 12–16   ENG WR UK Championship Barbican Centre York   Ronnie O'Sullivan   Ken Doherty 10–1 [13]
01–07 01–13   ENG CT Challenge Tour 3 Manhattan Club and Snooker Centre Harrogate   Lee Spick   Joe Delaney 6–3 [8][9]
01–23 01–27   WAL WR Welsh Open Cardiff International Arena Cardiff   Paul Hunter   Ken Doherty 9–7 [14][15]
02–03 02–10   ENG NR The Masters Wembley Conference Centre London   Paul Hunter   Mark Williams 10–9 [16][17]
02–24 03–03   CHN WR China Open International Gymnastics Centre Shanghai   Mark Williams   Anthony Hamilton 9–8 [18][19]
03–04 03–10   ENG CT Challenge Tour 4 Jesters Snooker Club Swindon   David Gilbert   Ryan Day 6–3 [8][9]
03–04 03–10   THA WR Thailand Masters Merchant Court Hotel Bangkok   Mark Williams   Stephen Lee 9–4 [20]
03–19 03–24   IRL NR Irish Masters Citywest Hotel Dublin   John Higgins   Peter Ebdon 10–3 [21][22]
04–06 04–14   SCO WR Scottish Open A.E.C.C. Aberdeen   Stephen Lee   David Gray 9–2 [23][24]
04–20 05–06   ENG WR World Snooker Championship Crucible Theatre Sheffield   Peter Ebdon   Stephen Hendry 18–17 [25]
01–05 05–12   SCO NR Premier League Snooker Rothes Halls Glenrothes   Ronnie O'Sullivan   John Higgins 9–4 [26]
WR = World ranking event
CT = Challenge Tour event
NR = Non-ranking event
P/A = Pro-am 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][30]

No. Ch. Player Points 1999/00 Points 2000/01 Total
1     Mark Williams 31655 21735 53390
2     Ronnie O'Sullivan 20200 25399 45599
3     John Higgins 21690 22034 43724
4     Ken Doherty 16260 22079 38339
5     Stephen Hendry 18125 17478 35603
6     Matthew Stevens 18005 14879 32884
7     Peter Ebdon 11885 20777 32662
8     Stephen Lee 15980 13944 29924
9     Paul Hunter 10075 15809 25884
10     Joe Swail 12755 12117 24872
11     Jimmy White 11575 12009 23584
12     Alan McManus 9750 12190 21940
13     Mark King 9980 11895 21875
14     Graeme Dott 10367 11397 21764
15     Dave Harold 11852 9578 21430
16     Fergal O'Brien 11035 10096 21131

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Dates use the month day format

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The 2001/2002 Season". Snooker.org. Retrieved 26 February 2011.
  2. ^ "2001/2002 World Snooker Main Tour Season". AZ Billiards. Retrieved 4 November 2011.
  3. ^ "Champions Cup 2001". Snooker.org. Retrieved 24 November 2011.
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  5. ^ "Snooker Results (Men)". Sports123.com. Archived from the original on 22 February 2009. Retrieved 23 December 2010.
  6. ^ "Regal Scottish Masters 2001". Snooker.org. Retrieved 24 November 2011.
  7. ^ "Stan James British Open 2001". Snooker.org. Retrieved 24 November 2011.
  8. ^ a b c d e "2001/2002 Challenge Tour Calendar". Global Snooker Centre. Archived from the original on 4 May 2002. Retrieved 28 October 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. ^ "LG Cup 2001". Snooker.org. Retrieved 24 November 2011.
  11. ^ Turner, Chris. "Benson & Hedges Championship, Masters Qualifying Tournament". cajt.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk. Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Archived from the original on 16 February 2012. Retrieved 24 November 2011.
  12. ^ "European Open 2011". Snooker.org. Retrieved 24 November 2011.
  13. ^ "UK Championship 2001". Snooker.org. Retrieved 24 November 2011.
  14. ^ "Regal Welsh Open 2002". Snooker.org. Retrieved 24 November 2011.
  15. ^ Turner, Chris. "On this Week: Hunter's first ranking title". Eurosport UK. Archived from the original on 19 February 2014. Retrieved 3 June 2013.
  16. ^ "Benson & Hedges Masters 2002". Snooker.org. Retrieved 24 November 2011.
  17. ^ Turner, Chris. "On this Week: White becomes Brown". Eurosport UK. Archived from the original on 2 June 2011. Retrieved 24 May 2011.
  18. ^ "China Open 2002". Snooker.org. Retrieved 24 November 2011.
  19. ^ Turner, Chris. "On this Week: British success for the Whirlwind". Eurosport UK. Archived from the original on 2 June 2011. Retrieved 24 May 2011.
  20. ^ "Singha Thailand Masters 2002". Snooker.org. Retrieved 24 November 2011.
  21. ^ "Citywest Irish Masters 2002". Snooker.org. Retrieved 24 November 2011.
  22. ^ "On this Week: Irish hat-trick success". Eurosport UK. Archived from the original on 2 June 2011. Retrieved 2 June 2011.
  23. ^ "Regal Scottish Open 2002". 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 2002". Snooker.org. Retrieved 24 November 2011.
  26. ^ "2002 Premier League Snooker Results". premierleaguesnooker.com. Matchroom Sport. Retrieved 24 November 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 2001/2002". Snooker.org. Retrieved 28 October 2011.
  29. ^ Hayton, Eric (2004). The CueSport Book of Professional Snooker. Lowestoft: Rose Villa Publications. pp. 119–123. ISBN 0-9548549-0-X.
  30. ^ "Embassy World Rankings issued after the 2001 Embassy World Championship". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 3 August 2001. Retrieved 10 January 2013.

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