2001 LG Cup (snooker)

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LG Cup
Tournament information
Dates 12–21 October 2001
Venue Guild Hall
City Preston
Country England
Organisation(s) WPBSA
Format Ranking event
Total prize fund £597,200
Winner's share £82,500
Highest break England Ronnie O'Sullivan (147)
Final
Champion England Stephen Lee
Runner-up England Peter Ebdon
Score 9–4
2000
2002

The 2001 LG Cup was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place between 12 and 21 October 2001 at the Guild Hall in Preston, England. The highest break of the tournament was 147 made by Ronnie O'Sullivan.

Mark Williams was the defending champion, but he lost to Stephen Hendry in the quarter-finals. Stephen Lee defeated Peter Ebdon 9–4 in the final to win his second ranking title.

Tournament summary[edit]

Defending champion Mark Williams was the number 1 seed with World Champion Ronnie O'Sullivan seeded 2. The remaining places were allocated to players based on the world rankings.

Main draw[edit]

[1][2]

  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
                                                         
25 Australia Quinten Hann 5     1 Wales Mark Williams 5  
45 England Michael Holt 3     25 Australia Quinten Hann 4  
  1 Wales Mark Williams 5  
  15 England Dave Harold 3  
31 Wales Anthony Davies 2 15 England Dave Harold 5
56 England Jason Ferguson 5     56 England Jason Ferguson 2  
  1 Wales Mark Williams 2  
  5 Scotland Stephen Hendry 5  
20 Wales Dominic Dale 5     12 Scotland Alan McManus 5  
England Rory McLeod 0     20 Wales Dominic Dale 3  
  12 Scotland Alan McManus 4
  5 Scotland Stephen Hendry 5  
26 Scotland Billy Snaddon 0 5 Scotland Stephen Hendry 5
60 England Mark Davis 5     60 England Mark Davis 1  
  5 Scotland Stephen Hendry 4  
  8 England Stephen Lee 6  
21 England Steve Davis 5     8 England Stephen Lee 5  
34 Northern Ireland Patrick Wallace 3     21 England Steve Davis 1  
  8 England Stephen Lee 5
  14 Scotland Graeme Dott 4  
28 Republic of Ireland Michael Judge 3 14 Scotland Graeme Dott 5
Thailand Phaitoon Phonbun 5     Thailand Phaitoon Phonbun 1  
  8 England Stephen Lee 5
  3 Scotland John Higgins 2  
24 Scotland Chris Small 1     13 England Mark King 5  
Finland Robin Hull 5     Finland Robin Hull 3  
  13 England Mark King 4
  3 Scotland John Higgins 5  
22 England John Parrott 5 3 Scotland John Higgins 5
40 Pakistan Shokat Ali 4     22 England John Parrott 1  
8 England Stephen Lee 9
7 England Peter Ebdon 4
17 Hong Kong Marco Fu 5     4 Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 2  
61 England Ali Carter 4     17 Hong Kong Marco Fu 5  
  17 Hong Kong Marco Fu 4  
  85 England Barry Hawkins 5  
32 Thailand James Wattana 1 16 Republic of Ireland Fergal O'Brien 4
85 England Barry Hawkins 5     85 England Barry Hawkins 5  
  85 England Barry Hawkins 4  
  10 Northern Ireland Joe Swail 5  
27 England Joe Perry 2     10 Northern Ireland Joe Swail 5  
33 England Brian Morgan 5     33 England Brian Morgan 1  
  10 Northern Ireland Joe Swail 5
  5 Wales Matthew Stevens 2  
30 England David Gray 5 5 Wales Matthew Stevens 5
52 Scotland Stephen Maguire 0     30 England David Gray 3  
  10 Northern Ireland Joe Swail 3
  7 England Peter Ebdon 6  
19 England Anthony Hamilton 5     7 England Peter Ebdon 5  
37 England Gary Wilkinson 4     19 England Anthony Hamilton 4  
  7 England Peter Ebdon 5
  9 England Paul Hunter 4  
29 Malta Tony Drago 4 9 England Paul Hunter 5
38 England Alfie Burden 5     38 England Alfie Burden 1  
  7 England Peter Ebdon 5
  2 England Ronnie O'Sullivan 4  
18 Scotland Drew Henry       11 England Jimmy White 3  
41 Scotland Marcus Campbell 2     18 Scotland Drew Henry 5  
  18 Scotland Drew Henry 1
  2 England Ronnie O'Sullivan 5  
23 England Nigel Bond 3 2 England Ronnie O'Sullivan 5
50 England Jonathan Birch 5     50 England Jonathan Birch 0  

Final[edit]

Final: Best of 17 frames. Referee: England Colin Brinded.
Guild Hall, Preston, England, 21 October 2001.[1]
Stephen Lee (8)
 England
9–4 Peter Ebdon (7)
 England
Afternoon: 99–17, 84–54 (76), 69–13, 1–62, 52–55, 26–62 (60), 75–0 (74), 85–0
Evening: 55–83 (78), 70–9 (70), 66–12, 61–21 (52), 72–4 (71)
76 Highest break 78
0 Century breaks 0
5 50+ breaks 2

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "LG Cup 2001". Snooker.org. Retrieved 25 April 2011. 
  2. ^ "2001 World Open Results". Snooker Database. Retrieved 25 April 2011.