2000 Grand Prix (snooker)
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|Dates||13–22 October 2000|
|Venue||Telford International Centre|
|Total prize fund||£440,000|
|Highest break||Brian Morgan (143)|
The 2000 Grand Prix was a professional snooker tournament and the second of eight WPBSA ranking events in the 2000/2001 season, following the British Open and preceding the UK Championship. It was held from 13 to 22 October 2000 at the Telford International Centre in Telford, England.
Despite reaching the quarter-finals, Higgins withdrew from the tournament at the quarter-final stage, giving opponent Graeme Dott a walkover into the semi-finals. Higgins was angry that his quarter-final match with Dott was to fall on the same day as his brother's wedding, despite Higgins' claim he had been assured eight months previously no such clash was to take place. World Snooker insisted no such assurances were made.
|Final: Best of 17 frames. Referee: Colin Brinded.|
Telford International Centre, Telford, England, 22 October 2000.
|Ronnie O'Sullivan (4)
|5–9||Mark Williams (2)|
|Afternoon: 68–56, 32–102 (101), 111–8 (71), 17–73 (73), 6–108 (108), 17–66, 12–69 (69), 26–60|
Evening: 31–94 (50), 95–0 (95), 102–4 (56), 74–50 (50, 74), 1–74, 17–79 (56)
- "Higgins to withdraw from Grand Prix". BBC Sport. Retrieved 24 February 2019.