2001 UK Championship (snooker)
|Dates||3–16 December 2002|
|Total prize fund||£600,000|
The 2001 UK Championship was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place at the Barbican Centre in York, England. The event started on 3 December 2001 and the televised stages were shown on BBC between 8 and 16 December 2001.
Ronnie O'Sullivan won his third UK title by defeating Ken Doherty 10–1 in the final. This was the biggest win in the final since the championship introduced the best-of-19-frame finals in 1993. He also compiled the highest break, a 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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