1999 Grand Prix (snooker)

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Grand Prix
Tournament information
Dates 11–24 October 1999
Venue Guild Hall
City Preston
Country England
Organisation(s) WPBSA
Format Ranking event
Total prize fund £400,000
Winner's share £62,000
Highest break England Ronnie O'Sullivan (147)
Final
Champion Scotland John Higgins
Runner-up Wales Mark Williams
Score 9–8
1998
2000

The 1999 Grand Prix was a professional snooker tournament and the second of nine WPBSA ranking events in the 1999/2000 season, following the British Open and preceding the UK Championship. It was held from 11 to 24 October 1999 at the Guild Hall in Preston, England.

Stephen Lee was the defending champion, but he lost his last 32 match against Tony Drago. John Higgins won his 11th ranking title by defeating Mark Williams 9–8 in the final.

Tournament summary[edit]

Defending champion Stephen Lee was the number 1 seed with World Champion Stephen Hendry seeded 2. The remaining places were allocated to players based on the world rankings.

Main draw[edit]

[1]

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
                  
1 England Stephen Lee 5
103 England Ian Brumby 0
1 England Stephen Lee 4
20 Malta Tony Drago 5
20 Malta Tony Drago 5
41 Northern Ireland Gerard Greene 1
20 Malta Tony Drago 3
10 England Anthony Hamilton 5
21 England Nigel Bond 5
45 Scotland Drew Henry 1
21 England Nigel Bond 3
10 England Anthony Hamilton 5
10 England Anthony Hamilton 5
98 Belgium Mario Geudens 4
10 England Anthony Hamilton 2
17 England Dave Harold 5
13 England Peter Ebdon 3
England Barry Pinches 5
England Barry Pinches 5
30 Northern Ireland Terry Murphy 4
30 Northern Ireland Terry Murphy 5
50 England Jason Ferguson 2
England Barry Pinches 1
17 England Dave Harold 5
17 England Dave Harold 5
England Mark Selby 4
17 England Dave Harold 5
8 Scotland Alan McManus 2
8 Scotland Alan McManus 5
78 England Mark Davis 2
17 England Dave Harold 5
4 Wales Mark Williams 6
7 Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 5
56 England Paul Wykes 2
7 Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 5
52 England Dave Finbow 1
23 Wales Darren Morgan 2
52 England Dave Finbow 5
7 Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 5
12 England Paul Hunter 3
28 Northern Ireland Joe Swail 5
91 England Karl Burrows 3
28 Northern Ireland Joe Swail 1
12 England Paul Hunter 5
12 England Paul Hunter 5
67 Republic of Ireland Michael Judge 4
7 Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 3
4 Wales Mark Williams 5
9 Wales Matthew Stevens 5
40 England Neal Foulds 0
9 Wales Matthew Stevens 2
18 Scotland Chris Small 5
18 Scotland Chris Small 5
44 England Steve James 3
18 Scotland Chris Small 1
4 Wales Mark Williams 5
29 England Gary Wilkinson 5
70 England Chris Scanlon 2
29 England Gary Wilkinson 0
4 Wales Mark Williams 5
4 Wales Mark Williams 5
90 England Darren Clarke 1
4 Wales Mark Williams 8
3 Scotland John Higgins 9
3 Scotland John Higgins 5
63 England Jimmy Michie 4
3 Scotland John Higgins 5
19 Wales Dominic Dale 0
19 Wales Dominic Dale 5
Scotland David McLellan 0
3 Scotland John Higgins 5
22 Thailand James Wattana 3
22 Thailand James Wattana 5
Wales Mark Fenton 3
22 Thailand James Wattana 5
16 England Jimmy White 3
16 England Jimmy White 5
105 Iceland Kristján Helgason 4
3 Scotland John Higgins 5
5 England Ronnie O'Sullivan 3
11 Republic of Ireland Fergal O'Brien 5
34 England Joe Perry 2
11 Republic of Ireland Fergal O'Brien 2
32 England Andy Hicks 5
32 England Andy Hicks 5
57 England Mick Price 2
32 England Andy Hicks 4
5 England Ronnie O'Sullivan 5
25 Scotland Graeme Dott 5
104 Wales Wayne Jones 3
25 Scotland Graeme Dott 1
5 England Ronnie O'Sullivan 5
5 England Ronnie O'Sullivan 5
75 England Willie Thorne 3
3 Scotland John Higgins 6
142 England Ali Carter 3
6 England John Parrott 5
43 Scotland Euan Henderson 1
6 England John Parrott 4
48 Scotland Marcus Campbell 5
24 Scotland Billy Snaddon 1
48 Scotland Marcus Campbell 5
48 Scotland Marcus Campbell 2
35 Hong Kong Marco Fu 5
26 Australia Quinten Hann w/d
35 Hong Kong Marco Fu w/o
35 Hong Kong Marco Fu 5
14 England Mark King 3
14 England Mark King 5
81 Republic of Ireland Leo Fernandez 2
35 Hong Kong Marco Fu 3
142 England Ali Carter 5
15 England Steve Davis 2
53 England Jonathan Birch 5
53 England Jonathan Birch 2
142 England Ali Carter 5
31 England Brian Morgan 2
142 England Ali Carter 5
142 England Ali Carter 5
2 Scotland Stephen Hendry 3
27 Scotland Jamie Burnett 1
Thailand Noppadon Noppachorn 5
Thailand Noppadon Noppachorn 0
2 Scotland Stephen Hendry 5
2 Scotland Stephen Hendry 5
49 England Gary Ponting 2

Final[edit]

Final: Best of 17 frames. Referee: England Alan Chamberlain.
Guild Hall, Preston, England, 24 October 1999.
Mark Williams (4)
 Wales
8–9 John Higgins (3)
 Scotland
Afternoon: 1–89 (64), 69–5, 46–77 (55), 83–0 (82), 77–2 (73), 62–30, 53–33, 49–2
Evening: 42–50, 12–68 (68), 0–86 (53), 0–78 (78), 37–59, 88–24 (65), 65–1, 23–107 (66), 0–75
82 Highest break 78
0 Century breaks 0
3 50+ breaks 6

Qualifying[edit]

Round of 128 Best of 9 frames

Round of 96 Best of 9 frames

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Grand Prix". Snooker Scene. Archived from the original on 24 January 2013. Retrieved 29 November 2017.