2000 China Open (snooker)

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China Open
Tournament information
Dates9–17 December 2000
VenueMission Hills Resort
CityShenzhen
CountryChina
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£311,000
Final
ChampionEngland Ronnie O'Sullivan
Runner-upWales Mark Williams
Score9–3
1999
2002

The 2000 China Open was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place from 9–17 December 2000 at the Mission Hills Resort in Shenzhen, China. It was the fourth ranking event of the 2000/2001 season.

The reigning champion was Ronnie O'Sullivan, who retained his title by defeating Mark Williams in the final 9–3.[1]

Wildcard round[edit]

Match Score
WC1 Belgium Bjorn Haneveer 5–3 China Cai Jianzhong
WC2 Scotland Stephen Maguire 5–1 China Pang Weiguo

Main draw[edit]

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 Ronnie O'Sullivan 5
Scotland Billy Snaddon 4
England Ronnie O'Sullivan 5
Wales Dominic Dale 2
Wales Dominic Dale 5
Republic of Ireland Fergal O'Brien 1
England Ronnie O'Sullivan 5
England Paul Hunter 4
England Paul Hunter 5
England Michael Holt 0
England Paul Hunter 5
Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 0
Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 5
Republic of Ireland Michael Judge 2
England Ronnie O'Sullivan 6
Scotland Stephen Hendry 3
Scotland Stephen Hendry 5
Belgium Bjorn Haneveer 3
Scotland Stephen Hendry 5
England Peter Ebdon 2
England Peter Ebdon 5
England David Gray 2
Scotland Stephen Hendry 5
Scotland Alan McManus 2
Scotland Alan McManus 5
England Steve Davis 4
Scotland Alan McManus 5
Hong Kong Marco Fu 3
Hong Kong Marco Fu 5
England Mark King 2
England Ronnie O'Sullivan 9
Wales Mark Williams 3
Wales Mark Williams 5
Scotland Marcus Campbell 2
Wales Mark Williams 5
England Nigel Bond 2
England Nigel Bond 5
England Anthony Hamilton 4
Wales Mark Williams 5
England Stephen Lee 3
England Stephen Lee 5
England Ian McCulloch 4
England Stephen Lee 5
England Jimmy White 1
England Jimmy White 5
Northern Ireland Joe Swail 4
Wales Mark Williams 6
Scotland Drew Henry 5
Scotland Drew Henry 5
England Dave Harold 4
Scotland Drew Henry 5
England Bradley Jones 3
England Bradley Jones 5
Scotland John Higgins 2
Scotland Drew Henry 5
Wales Matthew Stevens 0
Wales Matthew Stevens 5
Scotland Graeme Dott 2
Wales Matthew Stevens 5
England John Parrott 3
England John Parrott 5
Scotland Stephen Maguire 0

Final[edit]

Final: Best of 19 frames
Mission Hills Resort, Shenzhen, China, 17 December 2000.
Ronnie O'Sullivan
 England
9–3 Mark Williams
 Wales
Afternoon: 77–11 (70), 7–71 (63), 68–60 (O'Sullivan 54), 103–9 (76), 68–53, 87–0 (87), 92–9 (63), 74–18 (74)
Evening: 59–63, 35–70 (65), 75–43 (68), 99–6 (54)
87 Highest break 65
0 Century breaks 0
8 50+ breaks 2

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Major Snooker Events in China". cajt.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk. Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Archived from the original on 16 February 2012. Retrieved 4 December 2017.