2002 Welsh Open (snooker)

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Regal Welsh Open
Tournament information
Dates23–27 January 2002
VenueCardiff International Arena
CityCardiff
CountryWales
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£597,200
Winner's share£82,500
Highest breakEngland Paul Hunter (141)
Final
ChampionEngland Paul Hunter
Runner-upRepublic of Ireland Ken Doherty
Score9–7
2001
2003

The 2002 Regal Welsh Open was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place between 23–27 January 2002 at the Cardiff International Arena in Cardiff, Wales.

Paul Hunter defeated Ken Doherty 9–7 in the final to win his second ranking title. The final was a repeat of the previous year's tournament in which Ken Doherty defeated Paul Hunter 9–2.

Tournament summary[edit]

Defending champion Ken Doherty 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][3]

Round 1
Best of 9 frames
Last 16
Best of 9 frames
Quarter Final
Best of 9 frames
Semi Final
Best of 11 frames
Final
Best of 17 frames
               
1 Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 5
32 Thailand James Wattana 2
1 Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 5
27 England Joe Perry 0
12 Scotland Alan McManus 0
27 England Joe Perry 5
1 Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 5
16 Republic of Ireland Fergal O'Brien 3
16 Republic of Ireland Fergal O'Brien 5
41 Scotland Marcus Campbell 2
16 Republic of Ireland Fergal O'Brien 5
6 Wales Matthew Stevens 0
6 Wales Matthew Stevens 5
31 Wales Anthony Davies 1
1 Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 6
5 Scotland Stephen Hendry 4
5 Scotland Stephen Hendry 5
21 England Steve Davis 1
5 Scotland Stephen Hendry 5
11 England Jimmy White 1
11 England Jimmy White 5
29 Malta Tony Drago 4
5 Scotland Stephen Hendry 5
4 Scotland John Higgins 2
13 England Mark King 5
64 England Rod Lawler 2
13 England Mark King 3
4 Scotland John Higgins 5
4 Scotland John Higgins 5
61 England Ali Carter 0
1 Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 7
9 England Paul Hunter 9
3 Wales Mark Williams 5
England Barry Pinches 3
3 Wales Mark Williams 1
14 Scotland Graeme Dott 5
14 Scotland Graeme Dott 5
England Rory McLeod 3
14 Scotland Graeme Dott 5
10 Northern Ireland Joe Swail 0
10 Northern Ireland Joe Swail 5
95 England Mark Selby 1
10 Northern Ireland Joe Swail 5
33 England Brian Morgan 0
8 England Stephen Lee 4
33 England Brian Morgan 5
14 Scotland Graeme Dott 3
9 England Paul Hunter 6
7 England Peter Ebdon 5
24 Scotland Chris Small 2
7 England Peter Ebdon 5
36 Scotland Jamie Burnett 0
15 England Dave Harold 3
36 Scotland Jamie Burnett 5
7 England Peter Ebdon 4
9 England Paul Hunter 5
9 England Paul Hunter 5
38 England Alfie Burden 3
9 England Paul Hunter 5
2 England Ronnie O'Sullivan 4
2 England Ronnie O'Sullivan 5
48 England Ian McCulloch 4

Final[edit]

Final: Best of 17 frames. Referee: Graham Harding.
Cardiff International Arena, Cardiff, Wales, 27 January 2002.[1]
Ken Doherty (1)
 Ireland
7–9 Paul Hunter (9)
 England
Afternoon: (75) 115–0, 14–68, 15–72 (72), 29–67, 5–63 (62), 0–141 (141), (56) 65–21, (59) 66–62
Evening: 0–89, 68–54 (54), 19–68, (52) 89–31, 70–29, 0–68, 87–63, 24–77 (76)
75 Highest break 141
0 Century breaks 1
3 50+ breaks 4

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Regal Welsh Open 2002". Snooker.org. Retrieved 3 January 2011.
  2. ^ "2002 Welsh Open Results". Snooker Database. Retrieved 13 March 2013.
  3. ^ "Welsh Open". Snooker Scene. Archived from the original on 24 January 2013. Retrieved 13 March 2013.