2002 British Open

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British Open
Tournament information
Dates9–17 November 2002
VenueTelford International Arena
CityTelford
CountryEngland
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Final
ChampionEngland Paul Hunter
Runner-upEngland Ian McCulloch
Score9–4
2001
2003

The 2002 British Open was the 2002 edition of the British Open professional ranking snooker tournament, that was held from 9–17 November 2002 at the Telford International Arena, Telford, England.[1]

Paul Hunter won the tournament by defeating Ian McCulloch nine frames to four in the final. The defending champion, John Higgins, was defeated by McCulloch in the quarter-final.[2]

Main draw[edit]

[3][4]

  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 Steve Davis 5     Scotland John Higgins 5  
Northern Ireland Gerard Greene 3     England Steve Davis 2  
  Scotland John Higgins 5  
  Republic of Ireland Fergal O'Brien 1  
Republic of Ireland Fergal O'Brien 5 England Mark King 3
England Jonathan Birch 1     Republic of Ireland Fergal O'Brien 5  
  Scotland John Higgins 2  
  England Ian McCulloch 5  
England Ian McCulloch 5     Scotland Graeme Dott 3  
Thailand James Wattana 3     England Ian McCulloch 5  
  Scotland Stephen Maguire 4
  England Ian McCulloch 5  
Scotland Stephen Maguire 5 England Stephen Lee 3
Wales Anthony Davies 3     Scotland Stephen Maguire 5  
  England Ian McCulloch 6  
  Wales Mark Williams 3  
England Ali Carter 5     Scotland Stephen Hendry 4  
England Mark Davis 3     England Ali Carter 5  
  England Ali Carter 5
  England John Parrott 1  
England John Parrott 5 England Joe Perry 1
England Barry Pinches 0     England John Parrott 5  
  England Ali Carter 1
  Wales Mark Williams 5  
England Jimmy Michie 5     Northern Ireland Joe Swail 2  
Scotland Drew Henry 2     England Jimmy Michie 5  
  England Jimmy Michie 1
  Wales Mark Williams 5  
England David Gray 5 Wales Mark Williams 5
England Robert Milkins 3     England David Gray 3  
England Ian McCulloch 4
England Paul Hunter 9
Wales Dominic Dale 5     England Ronnie O'Sullivan 5  
Belgium Bjorn Haneveer 3     Wales Dominic Dale 1  
  England Ronnie O'Sullivan 4  
  England Paul Hunter 5  
Iceland Kristján Helgason 5 England Paul Hunter 5
England Dave Harold 0     Iceland Kristján Helgason 3  
  England Paul Hunter 5  
  England Anthony Hamilton 1  
England Anthony Hamilton 5     England Jimmy White 4  
England Sean Storey 1     England Anthony Hamilton 5  
  England Anthony Hamilton 5
  Wales Matthew Stevens 2  
Hong Kong Marco Fu 5 Wales Matthew Stevens 5
Scotland Euan Henderson 3     Hong Kong Marco Fu 2  
  England Paul Hunter 6
  Scotland Chris Small 3  
Scotland Chris Small 5     Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 4  
England Peter Lines 0     Scotland Chris Small 5  
  Scotland Chris Small 5
  England Brian Morgan 3  
England Brian Morgan 5 Australia Quinten Hann 2
England Nigel Bond 2     England Brian Morgan 5  
  Scotland Chris Small 5
  Scotland Alan McManus 4  
Republic of Ireland Michael Judge 5     Scotland Alan McManus 5  
England Nick Walker 2     Republic of Ireland Michael Judge 3  
  Scotland Alan McManus 5
  England Peter Ebdon 3  
Malta Tony Drago 5 England Peter Ebdon 5
England Ricky Walden 2     Malta Tony Drago 3  

Final[edit]

Final: Best of 17 frames. Referee: Colin Brinded
Telford International Arena, Telford, England. 17 November 2002. [3]
Paul Hunter
 England
9–4 Ian McCulloch
 England
Afternoon: 69–18, 61–48, 65–47, 0–99 (99), 110–0 (110), 0–84 (70), 91–31 (90), 70–0
Evening: 107–0 (93), 0–135 (135), 72–41 (58), 0–79 (79), 75–0
110 Highest break 135
1 Century breaks 1
4 50+ breaks 4

References[edit]

  1. ^ Layton, Eric. Cuesport Book of Professional Snooker. p. 180.
  2. ^ "British Open". Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Retrieved 20 December 2017.
  3. ^ a b "British Open 2002". snooker.org. Retrieved 19 December 2017.
  4. ^ "British Open". Snooker Scene. Retrieved 19 December 2017.