2001 British Open

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British Open
Tournament information
Dates29 September–7 October 2001
VenueTelewest Arena
CityNewcastle-upon-Tyne
CountryEngland
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£666,800
Final
ChampionScotland John Higgins
Runner-upScotland Graeme Dott
Score9–6
2000
2002

The 2001 Stan James British Open was a professional ranking snooker tournament, that was held from 29 September–7 October 2001 at the Telewest Arena, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England.

John Higgins won the tournament by defeating Graeme Dott nine frames to six in the final. The defending champion, Peter Ebdon, was defeated by Mark King in the quarter-final.[1]

Main draw[edit]

[2][3]

  Last 48
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
                                                         
England John Parrott 5     England Peter Ebdon 5  
England Peter Lines 3     England John Parrott 4  
  England Peter Ebdon 5  
  England Andy Hicks 3  
England Andy Hicks 5 England Jimmy White 2
Scotland Billy Snaddon 4     England Andy Hicks 5  
  England Peter Ebdon 0  
  England Mark King 5  
Wales Dominic Dale 5     England Mark King 5  
Scotland Euan Henderson 1     Wales Dominic Dale 2  
  England Mark King 5
  Wales Anthony Davies 0  
Wales Anthony Davies 5 Scotland Stephen Hendry 1
England Neal Foulds 3     Wales Anthony Davies 5  
  England Mark King 0  
  Scotland John Higgins 6  
England Ian McCulloch 5     England Stephen Lee 5  
England Anthony Hamilton 4     England Ian McCulloch 2  
  England Stephen Lee 5
  Republic of Ireland Fergal O'Brien 2  
England Steve Davis 5 Republic of Ireland Fergal O'Brien 5
England Sean Storey 3     England Steve Davis 3  
  England Stephen Lee 4
  Scotland John Higgins 5  
Scotland Drew Henry 5     England Dave Harold 5  
England David Roe 1     Scotland Drew Henry 2  
  England Dave Harold 2
  Scotland John Higgins 5  
England David Gray 5 Scotland John Higgins 5
Pakistan Shokat Ali 3     England David Gray 4  
Scotland John Higgins 9
Scotland Graeme Dott 6
Wales Paul Davies 5     Wales Mark Williams 5  
Republic of Ireland Michael Judge 3     Wales Paul Davies 4  
  Wales Mark Williams 2  
  England Ali Carter 5  
England Ali Carter 5 England Paul Hunter 3
Thailand James Wattana 0     England Ali Carter 5  
  England Ali Carter 3  
  Scotland Graeme Dott 5  
Hong Kong Marco Fu 5     Scotland Graeme Dott 5  
England Brian Morgan 0     Hong Kong Marco Fu 1  
  Scotland Graeme Dott 5
  England Joe Perry 4  
England Joe Perry 5 Wales Matthew Stevens 2
Northern Ireland Patrick Wallace 1     England Joe Perry 5  
  Scotland Graeme Dott 6
  England Ronnie O'Sullivan 4  
England Jonathan Birch 5     Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 5  
England Nigel Bond 1     England Jonathan Birch 2  
  Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 4
  Scotland Alan McManus 5  
Australia Quinten Hann 5 Scotland Alan McManus 5
England Alfie Burden 1     Australia Quinten Hann 2  
  Scotland Alan McManus 1
  England Ronnie O'Sullivan 5  
Finland Robin Hull 5     Northern Ireland Joe Swail 5  
Malta Tony Drago 4     Finland Robin Hull 1  
  Northern Ireland Joe Swail 4
  England Ronnie O'Sullivan 5  
England Gary Wilkinson 5 England Ronnie O'Sullivan 5
Scotland Chris Small 3     England Gary Wilkinson 0  

Final[edit]

Final: Best of 17 frames. Referee: John Williams
Telewest Arena, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England. 7 October 2001.[2]
John Higgins
 Scotland
9–6 Graeme Dott
 Scotland
Afternoon: 48–78 (78), 57–81, 80–0 (79), 11–62, 62–38, 138–0 (90), 97–16 (61), 68–6
Evening: 93–6 (93), 0–100 (100), 45–70, 126–1 (112), 71–43, 14–75, 52–40
112 Highest break 100
1 Century breaks 1
5 50+ breaks 2

References[edit]

  1. ^ "British Open". Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Retrieved 3 January 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Stan James British Open 2001". snooker.org. Retrieved 3 January 2018.
  3. ^ "British Open". Snooker Scene. Retrieved 3 January 2018.