1997 British Open

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British Open
Tournament information
Dates27 March–5 April 1997
VenuePlymouth Pavilions
CityPlymouth
CountryEngland
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Winner's share£60,000
Final
ChampionWales Mark Williams
Runner-upScotland Stephen Hendry
Score9–2
1996
1998

The 1997 British Open was a professional ranking snooker tournament, that was held from March to April 1997 at the Plymouth Pavilions, Plymouth, England.[1]

Mark Williams won the tournament by defeating Stephen Hendry nine frames to two in the final. The defending champion, Nigel Bond, was defeated in the last 16 by Tony Drago.[2]

Main draw[edit]

[3][4]

Last 64
Best of 9 frames
Last 32
Best of 9 frames
Last 16
Best of 9 frames
Quarter-finals
Best of 9 frames
Semi-finals
Best of 11 frames
Final
Best of 17 frames
                  
England Nigel Bond 5
England Tony Knowles 0
England Nigel Bond 5
England Andy Hicks 4
England Andy Hicks 5
England Robert Milkins 2
England Nigel Bond 1
Malta Tony Drago 5
Malta Tony Drago 5
Wales Wayne Jones 3
Malta Tony Drago 5
England Ian McCulloch 0
England Stephen Lee 2
England Ian McCulloch 5
Malta Tony Drago 1
Wales Mark Williams 5
Wales Mark Williams 5
Northern Ireland Jason Prince 4
Wales Mark Williams 5
England Nick Pearce 0
Scotland Chris Small 4
England Nick Pearce 5
Wales Mark Williams 5
England Gary Wilkinson 3
England John Parrott 3
Scotland Drew Henry 5
Scotland Drew Henry 1
England Gary Wilkinson 5
England Gary Wilkinson 5
Northern Ireland Terry Murphy 3
Wales Mark Williams 6
England Peter Ebdon 5
Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 3
Republic of Ireland Michael Judge 5
Republic of Ireland Michael Judge 5
England Nick Walker 4
England Rod Lawler w/d
England Nick Walker w/o
Republic of Ireland Michael Judge 5
Wales Dominic Dale 3
England Jimmy White 3
Wales Dominic Dale 5
Wales Dominic Dale 5
England Steve James 2
England Steve James 5
Wales Tony Chappel 3
Republic of Ireland Michael Judge 3
England Peter Ebdon 5
Canada Alain Robidoux 5
England Joe Perry 3
Canada Alain Robidoux 1
England Anthony Hamilton 5
England Anthony Hamilton 5
England Lee Richardson 2
England Anthony Hamilton 1
England Peter Ebdon 5
England Peter Ebdon 5
Republic of Ireland Fergal O'Brien 2
England Peter Ebdon 5
England Jimmy Michie 2
Northern Ireland Joe Swail 4
England Jimmy Michie 5
Wales Mark Williams 9
Scotland Stephen Hendry 2
Scotland John Higgins 4
England Antony Bolsover 5
England Antony Bolsover 3
England Martin Clark 5
England Martin Clark 5
Scotland Graeme Dott 3
England Martin Clark 4
England Steve Davis 5
England Steve Davis 5
Scotland Marcus Campbell 1
England Steve Davis 5
England Mark Davis 0
New Zealand Dene O'Kane 2
England Mark Davis 5
England Steve Davis 5
Scotland Alan McManus 2
Wales Darren Morgan 5
England Sean Storey 3
Wales Darren Morgan 4
England Willie Thorne 5
England Willie Thorne 5
Pakistan Shokat Ali 4
England Willie Thorne 2
Scotland Alan McManus 5
Scotland Alan McManus 5
England Tony Jones 2
Scotland Alan McManus 5
England Mark King 1
England Dave Finbow 2
England Mark King 5
England Steve Davis 2
Scotland Stephen Hendry 6
England Ronnie O'Sullivan 4
Northern Ireland Gerard Greene 5
Northern Ireland Gerard Greene 2
England Paul Sweeny 5
England Mick Price 4
England Paul Sweeny 5
England Paul Sweeny 4
England Dave Harold 5
England Dave Harold 5
Scotland Billy Snaddon 4
England Dave Harold 5
Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor 2
Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor 5
Republic of Ireland Stephen Murphy 2
England Dave Harold 3
Scotland Stephen Hendry 5
Thailand James Wattana 4
Scotland Paul McPhillips 5
Scotland Paul McPhillips 5
England Jason Ferguson 2
England Jason Ferguson 5
England Steve Judd 2
Scotland Paul McPhillips 4
Scotland Stephen Hendry 5
Scotland Stephen Hendry 5
England Karl Broughton 3
Scotland Stephen Hendry 5
England Paul Wykes 1
England Neal Foulds 3
England Paul Wykes 5

References[edit]

  1. ^ Layton, Eric. Cuesport Book of Professional Snooker. p. 170-171.
  2. ^ "British Open". Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Retrieved 15 January 2018.
  3. ^ "British Open 1997". snooker.org. Retrieved 15 January 2018.
  4. ^ "British Open". Snooker Scene. Retrieved 15 January 2018.