2002 UK Championship

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PowerHouse UK Championship
Tournament information
Dates1–15 December 2002
VenueBarbican Centre
CityYork
CountryEngland
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£746,900
Winner's share£100,000
Highest breakEngland Ronnie O'Sullivan (142)
Final
ChampionWales Mark Williams
Runner-upRepublic of Ireland Ken Doherty
Score10–9
2001
2003

The 2002 PowerHouse UK Championship was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place at the Barbican Centre in York, England. The event started on 1 December 2002 and the televised stages were shown on BBC between 7 and 15 December 2002. The sponsor for this year's event was Powerhouse.

Ronnie O'Sullivan was the defending champion, but he lost in the quarter-finals to Drew Henry.

Mark Williams won his second UK title in a classic 10–9 victory against Ken Doherty, who had reached his second UK final in a row. The highest break of the tournament was 142 made by Ronnie O'Sullivan.

Tournament summary[edit]

2001 champion Ronnie O'Sullivan was the number 1 seed with World Champion Peter Ebdon seeded 2. The remaining places were allocated to players based on the world rankings.

Prize fund[edit]

The breakdown of prize money for this year is shown below:[1]

Main draw[edit]

[2][3]

  Last 48
Best of 17 frames
Last 32
Best of 17 frames
Last 16
Best of 17 frames
Quarter-finals
Best of 17 frames
Semi-finals
Best of 17 frames
Final
Best of 19 frames
                                                         
18 England John Parrott 5     1 England Ronnie O'Sullivan 9  
England Adrian Gunnell 9     England Adrian Gunnell 2  
  1 England Ronnie O'Sullivan 9  
  27 Hong Kong Marco Fu 7  
27 Hong Kong Marco Fu 9 14 Australia Quinten Hann 7
63 Northern Ireland Gerard Greene 7     27 Hong Kong Marco Fu 9  
  1 England Ronnie O'Sullivan 6  
  22 Scotland Drew Henry 9  
22 Scotland Drew Henry 9     10 England Jimmy White 4  
57 England Stuart Bingham 7     22 Scotland Drew Henry 9  
  22 Scotland Drew Henry 9
  7 England Stephen Lee 8  
17 England Anthony Hamilton 8 7 England Stephen Lee 9
53 England Mark Selby 9     53 England Mark Selby 6  
  22 Scotland Drew Henry 5  
  5 Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 9  
23 Republic of Ireland Fergal O'Brien 4     5 Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 9  
52 Scotland Stephen Maguire 9     52 Scotland Stephen Maguire 7  
  5 Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 9
  9 England Paul Hunter 4  
19 England David Gray 9 9 England Paul Hunter 9
37 England Mark Davis 7     19 England David Gray 1  
  5 Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 9
  4 Scotland John Higgins 6  
25 England Steve Davis 9     11 England Mark King 7  
England Paul Wykes 2     25 England Steve Davis 9  
  25 England Steve Davis 7
  4 Scotland John Higgins 9  
31 England Ali Carter 9 4 Scotland John Higgins 9
England Nick Walker 4     31 England Ali Carter 5  
5 Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 9
3 Wales Mark Williams 10
26 Wales Anthony Davies 9     3 Wales Mark Williams 9  
62 England Nick Dyson 3     26 Wales Anthony Davies 2  
  3 Wales Mark Williams 9  
  29 Scotland Chris Small 3  
29 Scotland Chris Small 9 13 England Joe Perry 7
Republic of Ireland Leo Fernandez 8     29 Scotland Chris Small 9  
  3 Wales Mark Williams 9  
  6 Scotland Stephen Hendry 2  
32 Thailand James Wattana 3     12 Scotland Graeme Dott 9  
Thailand Kwan Poomjang 9     Thailand Kwan Poomjang 8  
  12 Scotland Graeme Dott 6
  6 Scotland Stephen Hendry 9  
20 Wales Dominic Dale 9 6 Scotland Stephen Hendry 9
Scotland Euan Henderson 6     20 Wales Dominic Dale 4  
  3 Wales Mark Williams 9
  2 England Peter Ebdon 3  
24 Republic of Ireland Michael Judge 5     8 Wales Matthew Stevens 9  
56 England Barry Pinches 9     56 England Barry Pinches 4  
  8 Wales Matthew Stevens 8
  33 England Robert Milkins 9  
30 England Nigel Bond 8 16 Northern Ireland Joe Swail 1
33 England Robert Milkins 9     33 England Robert Milkins 9  
  33 England Robert Milkins 4
  2 England Peter Ebdon 9  
28 Malta Tony Drago 9     15 Scotland Alan McManus 9  
48 England David Roe 8     28 Malta Tony Drago 7  
  15 Scotland Alan McManus 2
  2 England Peter Ebdon 9  
21 England Dave Harold 9 2 England Peter Ebdon 9
43 England Ian McCulloch 6     21 England Dave Harold 7  

Final[edit]

Final: Best of 19 frames. Referee: Stuart Bennett.
Barbican Centre, York, England, 15 December 2002.[2]
Ken Doherty (5)
 Ireland
9–10 Mark Williams (3)
 Wales
Afternoon: 41–68 (56), 78–8 (55), 0–86 (86), 87–28 (55), 68–66, 45–70, 9–65 (65), 63–76
Evening: 62–15 (56), 69–43 (62), 65–29, 0–128 (119), 43–47, 79–1, 0–74 (74), 0–78 (78), 58–14, 79–0 (79), 35–91 (70)
79 Highest break 119
0 Century breaks 1
5 50+ breaks 7

Century breaks[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Prize Money (Main Tour 2002/2003)". wpbsa.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 10 September 2002. Retrieved 9 October 2012.
  2. ^ a b "PowerHouse UK Championship 2002". Snooker.org. Retrieved 10 March 2011.
  3. ^ "UK Championship full results". BBC Sport. 11 December 2002. Retrieved 10 March 2011.