1999 China Open (snooker)

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China Open
Tournament information
Dates 11–19 November 1999
Venue Beijing University Students' Gymnasium
City Beijing
Country China
Organisation(s) WPBSA
Format Ranking event
Total prize fund £305,000
Winner's share £50,000
Highest break England Dave Harold (140)
Final
Champion England Ronnie O'Sullivan
Runner-up England Stephen Lee
Score 9–2
1999
2000

The 1999 China Open (also known as the 1999 China International) was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place between 11–19 December 1999 at the Beijing University Students' Gymnasium in Beijing, China. The tournament was the fourth ranking event out of the 1999/2000 season.

The defending champion was John Higgins, but he was eliminated in the fifth round of the qualifiers, losing 1–5 against Peter Lines.

Ronnie O'Sullivan won the tournament by defeating Stephen Lee 9–2 in the final.

Wildcard round[edit]

[1]

Match Score
WC1 England Peter Lines 5–3 China Zhang Kai
WC2 Wales Anthony Davies 5–1 China Pang Weiguo
WC3 Hong Kong Marco Fu 5–3 China Dai Han Lin

Main draw[edit]

[1]

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
               
1 Scotland John Higgins 1
42 England Peter Lines 5
42 England Peter Lines 5
13 England Peter Ebdon 4
13 England Peter Ebdon 5
Scotland Stephen Maguire 0
42 England Peter Lines 4
31 England Brian Morgan 5
15 England Steve Davis 3
31 England Brian Morgan 5
31 England Brian Morgan 5
England Stuart Bingham 2
5 England John Parrott 4
England Stuart Bingham 5
31 England Brian Morgan 5
4 England Ronnie O'Sullivan 6
7 Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 3
England Paul Sweeny 5
  England Paul Sweeny 5
England Wayne Brown 4
16 England Jimmy White 3
England Wayne Brown 5
England Paul Sweeny 1
4 England Ronnie O'Sullivan 5
11 Republic of Ireland Fergal O'Brien 3
Pakistan Shokat Ali 5
Pakistan Shokat Ali 2
4 England Ronnie O'Sullivan 5
4 England Ronnie O'Sullivan 5
Wales Anthony Davies 2
4 England Ronnie O'Sullivan 9
6 England Stephen Lee 2
3 Wales Mark Williams 5
17 England Dave Harold 4
3 Wales Mark Williams 5
12 England Paul Hunter 0
12 England Paul Hunter 5
28 Northern Ireland Joe Swail 4
3 Wales Mark Williams 4
6 England Stephen Lee 5
14 England Mark King 5
30 Northern Ireland Terry Murphy 3
14 England Mark King 4
6 England Stephen Lee 5
6 England Stephen Lee 5
19 Wales Dominic Dale 3
6 England Stephen Lee 6
2 Scotland Stephen Hendry 4
8 Scotland Alan McManus 0
34 England Joe Perry 5
34 England Joe Perry 5
25 Scotland Graeme Dott 3
10 England Anthony Hamilton 4
25 Scotland Graeme Dott 5
34 England Joe Perry 4
2 Scotland Stephen Hendry 5
9 Wales Matthew Stevens 5
27 Scotland Jamie Burnett 3
9 Wales Matthew Stevens 2
2 Scotland Stephen Hendry 5
2 Scotland Stephen Hendry 5
35 Hong Kong Marco Fu 1

Final[edit]

Final: Best of 19 frames. Referee: England Alan Chamberlain.
Beijing University Students' Gymnasium, Beijing, China, 19 December 1999.[2]
Ronnie O'Sullivan (4)
 England
9–2 Stephen Lee (6)
 England
Afternoon: 61–23, 36–91, 115–17 (115), 94–8 (87) 124–8 (124), 93–16, 109–1, 75–43 (75)
Evening: 20–85 (69), 75–1, 76–33 (56)
124 Highest break 69
2 Century breaks 0
5 50+ breaks 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "1999 China Open Results". Snooker Database. Retrieved 29 April 2011. 
  2. ^ "China International 1999 (Dec)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 29 April 2011.