2001 UK Championship (snooker)
|Dates||3–16 December 2002|
|Total prize fund||£600,000|
Ronnie O'Sullivan won his third title this year with a huge margin against Ken Doherty, 10–1, which was the biggest win in the final since the championship introduced the best of 19 frame finals in 1993. He also got the highest break, with 142 in the semi-final against Mark Williams.
This would be the first UK Championship to be held in York, only becoming the fourth venue in the championship's history.
The breakdown of prize money for this year is shown below:
- Winner £100,000
- Runner-up £54,000
- Highest break £10,000
- Total £600,000
1st Round Best of 13 frames
2nd Round Best of 17 frames
|Round of 16||Quarter-finals||Semi-finals||Final|
- Dave Finbow retires due to health problems
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