2000 Welsh Open (snooker)

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Regal Welsh Open
Tournament information
Dates24–30 January 2000
VenueCardiff International Arena
CityCardiff
CountryWales
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£401,250[1]
Winner's share£62,000
Highest breakEngland Ronnie O'Sullivan (141)
Final
ChampionScotland John Higgins
Runner-upEngland Stephen Lee
Score9–8
1999
2001

The 2000 Regal Welsh Open was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place between 24–30 January 2000 at the Cardiff International Arena in Cardiff, Wales.

Mark Williams was the defending champion, but he lost his last 16 match against Matthew Stevens.

John Higgins defeated Stephen Lee 9–8 in the final to win his 13th ranking title.

Tournament summary[edit]

Defending champion Mark Williams 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]

[2][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
                  
1 Wales Mark Williams 5
61 England Alfie Burden 0
1 Wales Mark Williams 5
28 Northern Ireland Joe Swail 1
28 Northern Ireland Joe Swail 5
England Nick Dyson 3
1 Wales Mark Williams 4
9 Wales Matthew Stevens 5
19 Wales Dominic Dale 5
96 England Troy Shaw 3
19 Wales Dominic Dale 3
9 Wales Matthew Stevens 5
9 Wales Matthew Stevens 5
34 England Joe Perry 1
9 Wales Matthew Stevens 2
6 England Stephen Lee 5
12 England Paul Hunter 5
69 Pakistan Shokat Ali 2
12 England Paul Hunter 5
82 Scotland Martin Dziewialtowski 3
23 Wales Darren Morgan 1
82 Scotland Martin Dziewialtowski 5
12 England Paul Hunter 4
6 England Stephen Lee 5
25 Scotland Graeme Dott 5
57 England Mick Price 2
25 Scotland Graeme Dott 2
6 England Stephen Lee 5
6 England Stephen Lee 5
60 England David Gray 4
6 England Stephen Lee 6
16 England Jimmy White 5
8 Scotland Alan McManus 4
39 England Ian McCulloch 5
39 England Ian McCulloch 5
Wales Mark Fenton 2
26 Australia Quinten Hann w/d
Wales Mark Fenton w/o
39 England Ian McCulloch 5
35 Hong Kong Marco Fu 2
24 Scotland Billy Snaddon 0
73 England Leigh Griffin 5
73 England Leigh Griffin 0
35 Hong Kong Marco Fu 5
14 England Mark King 3
35 Hong Kong Marco Fu 5
39 England Ian McCulloch 1
16 England Jimmy White 5
16 England Jimmy White 5
49 England Gary Ponting 0
16 England Jimmy White 5
32 England Andy Hicks 2
32 England Andy Hicks 5
51 England Rod Lawler 2
16 England Jimmy White 5
4 England Ronnie O'Sullivan 2
29 England Gary Wilkinson 1
68 England Stuart Pettman 5
68 England Stuart Pettman 3
4 England Ronnie O'Sullivan 5
4 England Ronnie O'Sullivan 5
56 England Paul Wykes 0
6 England Stephen Lee 8
3 Scotland John Higgins 9
3 Scotland John Higgins 5
80 Wales Anthony Davies 3
3 Scotland John Higgins 5
93 England Stuart Bingham 0
21 England Nigel Bond 1
93 England Stuart Bingham 5
3 Scotland John Higgins 5
Wales Ryan Day 1
30 Northern Ireland Terry Murphy 2
Wales Ryan Day 5
Wales Ryan Day 5
15 England Steve Davis 4
15 England Steve Davis 5
59 England Joe Johnson 4
3 Scotland John Higgins 5
33 England Bradley Jones 1
10 England Anthony Hamilton 4
63 England Jimmy Michie 5
63 England Jimmy Michie 2
33 England Bradley Jones 5
27 Scotland Jamie Burnett 1
33 England Bradley Jones 5
33 England Bradley Jones 5
45 Scotland Drew Henry 0
18 Scotland Chris Small 3
58 England David Roe 5
58 England David Roe 2
45 Scotland Drew Henry 5
5 England John Parrott 3
45 Scotland Drew Henry 5
3 Scotland John Higgins 6
13 England Peter Ebdon 4
7 Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 5
89 Scotland Craig MacGillivray 1
7 Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 5
20 Malta Tony Drago 3
20 Malta Tony Drago 5
Thailand Noppadon Noppachorn 1
7 Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 4
13 England Peter Ebdon 5
31 England Brian Morgan 5
90 England Darren Clarke 3
31 England Brian Morgan 3
13 England Peter Ebdon 5
13 England Peter Ebdon 5
53 England Jonathan Birch 1
13 England Peter Ebdon 5
11 Republic of Ireland Fergal O'Brien 2
11 Republic of Ireland Fergal O'Brien 5
42 England Peter Lines 2
11 Republic of Ireland Fergal O'Brien 5
17 England Dave Harold 4
17 England Dave Harold 5
England Nick Terry 1
11 Republic of Ireland Fergal O'Brien 5
22 Thailand James Wattana 0
22 Thailand James Wattana 5
England Mike Dunn 0
22 Thailand James Wattana 5
50 England Jason Ferguson 2
2 Scotland Stephen Hendry 3
50 England Jason Ferguson 5

Final[edit]

Final: Best of 17 frames. Referee: Wales Eirian Williams.[5]
Cardiff International Arena, Cardiff, Wales, 30 January 2000.
Stephen Lee (6)
 England
8–9 John Higgins (3)
 Scotland
Afternoon: 17–102 (101), 129–0 (129), 78–43, 74–36, 0–129 (77, 52), 1–74 (52), 68–54 (50), 7–83 (83)
Evening: 71–28, 46–94, 70–61 (Higgins 56, Lee 64), 81–67 (Higgins 67), 34–86 (63), 78–42 (71), 13–113 (54, 59), 0–100 (100), 8–65
129 Highest break 101
1 Century breaks 2
4 50+ breaks 11

Century breaks[edit]

References[edit]