Snooker season 1999/2000

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Snooker season 1999/2000
Details
Duration 23 July 1999–28 May 2000
Tournaments 23
Triple Crown winners
UK Championship Wales Mark Williams
Masters Wales Matthew Stevens
World Championship Wales Mark Williams

The snooker season 1999/2000 was a series of snooker tournaments played during the years 1999 and 2000. The following table outlines the results for ranking events and the invitational events.

Calendar[edit]

Date[n 1] Rank Tournament name Venue City Winner Runner-up Score[1] Reference
07–23 07–25  HKG Millennium Cup Regent Hotel Hong Kong England Stephen Lee England Ronnie O'Sullivan 7–2 [2]
08–28 09–05  ENG Champions Cup Fairfield Halls Croydon Scotland Stephen Hendry Wales Mark Williams 7–5 [3][4]
09–08 09–19  ENG WR British Open Plymouth Pavilions Plymouth Scotland Stephen Hendry England Peter Ebdon 9–5 [5]
09–28 10–03  SCO Scottish Masters Civic Centre Motherwell Wales Matthew Stevens Scotland John Higgins 9–7 [6]
10–05 10–10  ENG UT UK Tour 1 Riley's Oldham England Matt Wilson England Barry Hawkins 6–4 [7]
10–11 10–24  ENG WR Grand Prix Guild Hall Preston Scotland John Higgins Wales Mark Williams 9–8 [8]
11–05 11–16  ENG Benson & Hedges Championship Willie Thorne Snooker Centre Malvern England Ali Carter England Simon Bedford 9–4 [9]
11–13 11–28  ENG WR UK Championship Bournemouth International Centre Bournemouth Wales Mark Williams Wales Matthew Stevens 10–8 [10]
12–11 12–19  CHN WR China Open JC Mandarin Hotel Shanghai England Ronnie O'Sullivan England Stephen Lee 9–2 [11]
01–15 01–23  ENG Nations Cup The Hexagon Reading  England  Wales 6–4 [12][13]
01–23 01–25  ENG UT UK Tour 2 Jesters Snooker Club Swindon England Andrew Higginson Scotland Scott MacKenzie 6–3 [7]
01–24 01–30  WAL WR Welsh Open Cardiff International Arena Cardiff Scotland John Higgins England Stephen Lee 9–8 [14][15]
02–06 02–13  ENG The Masters Wembley Conference Centre London Wales Matthew Stevens Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 10–8 [16][17]
02–20 02–27  MLT WR Malta Grand Prix Mediterranean Conference Centre Valletta Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty Wales Mark Williams 9–3 [18][19]
03–03 03–11  THA WR Thailand Masters Riverside Montien Hotel Bangkok Wales Mark Williams Scotland Stephen Hendry 9–5 [20]
03–16 03–18  ENG UT UK Tour 3 Riley's Stockport England Simon Bedford England Barry Hawkins 6–5 [7]
03–21 03–26  IRL Irish Masters Goff's Kill Scotland John Higgins Scotland Stephen Hendry 9–4 [21][22]
03–28 04–09  SCO WR Scottish Open A.E.C.C. Aberdeen England Ronnie O'Sullivan Wales Mark Williams 9–1 [23]
04–10 04–12  ENG UK UK Tour 4 Jesters Snooker Club Swindon England Barry Hawkins England Craig Butler 6–1 [7]
04–15 05–01  ENG WR World Snooker Championship Crucible Theatre Sheffield Wales Mark Williams Wales Matthew Stevens 18–16 [24]
01–08 05–06  ENG Premier League Snooker Charter Hall Colchester Scotland Stephen Hendry Wales Mark Williams 9–5 [25]
05–?? 05–??  WAL Pontins Professional Pontins Prestatyn Wales Darren Morgan England Jimmy White 9–2 [26]
05–?? 05–28  ENG World Seniors Masters Royal Automobile Club London England Willie Thorne Canada Cliff Thorburn 1–0 [27][28]
WR = World ranking event
UT = UK Tour event
Non-ranking event

Official rankings[edit]

The top 16 of the world rankings, these players automatically played in the final rounds of the world ranking events and were invited for the Masters.[29][30][31]

No. Ch. Player Points 1997/1998 Points 1998/1999 Total
1 Steady Scotland John Higgins 27835 22755 50590
2 Steady Scotland Stephen Hendry 16790 24445 41235
3 Rise Wales Mark Williams 11335 25445 36780
4 Fall England Ronnie O'Sullivan 21105 12440 33545
5 Rise England John Parrott 15335 14665 30000
6 Rise England Stephen Lee 12880 15625 28505
7 Fall Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 15095 12995 28090
8 Steady Scotland Alan McManus 10755 15760 26515
9 Rise Wales Matthew Stevens 10280 13100 23380
10 Rise England Anthony Hamilton 10760 12255 23015
11 Rise Republic of Ireland Fergal O'Brien 9095 13667 22762
12 Rise England Paul Hunter 9715 12422 22137
13 Fall England Peter Ebdon 10340 11470 21810
14 Rise England Mark King 10950 9470 20420
15 Fall England Steve Davis 9175 10870 20045
16 Rise England Jimmy White 10810 9012 19822

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Dates use the month day format

References[edit]

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  14. ^ "Regal Welsh Open 2000". Snooker.org. Retrieved 10 June 2012. 
  15. ^ Turner, Chris. "On this Week: Hunter's first ranking title". Eurosport UK. Archived from the original on 19 February 2014. Retrieved 3 June 2013. 
  16. ^ "Benson & Hedges Masters 2000". Snooker.org. Retrieved 10 June 2012. 
  17. ^ Turner, Chris. "On this Week: White becomes Brown". Eurosport UK. Archived from the original on 2 June 2011. Retrieved 24 May 2011. 
  18. ^ "Rothmans Malta Grand Prix 2000". Snooker.org. Retrieved 10 June 2012. 
  19. ^ Turner, Chris. "On this Week: Ranking first for Carter". Eurosport. Archived from the original on 2 June 2011. Retrieved 24 May 2011. 
  20. ^ "Thailand Masters 2000". Snooker.org. Retrieved 10 June 2012. 
  21. ^ "Benson & Hedges Irish Masters 2000". Snooker.org. Retrieved 10 June 2012. 
  22. ^ "On this Week: Irish hat-trick success". Eurosport UK. Archived from the original on 2 June 2011. Retrieved 2 June 2011. 
  23. ^ "Regal Scottish Open 2000". Snooker.org. Retrieved 10 June 2012. 
  24. ^ "Embassy World Championship 2000". Snooker.org. Retrieved 10 June 2012. 
  25. ^ "2000 Results". premierleaguesnooker.matchroomcms.com. Matchroom Sport. Retrieved 5 January 2011. 
  26. ^ Turner, Chris. "Pontins Open, Pontins Professional, Pontins World Pro-Am Series". cajt.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk. Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Archived from the original on 28 February 2012. Retrieved 6 February 2013. 
  27. ^ Turner, Chris. "Masters/Seniors Snooker (Over 40s)". cajt.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk. Chris Turner's Snooker Archvie. Archived from the original on 13 March 2012. Retrieved 25 March 2011. 
  28. ^ "Happy Thorne lands crown". Coventry Evening Telegraph on HighBeam Research. 29 May 2000. Retrieved 23 June 2013. (subscription required)
  29. ^ Turner, Chris. "World Rankings (1990/91 to 2004/05)". cajt.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk. Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Archived from the original on 13 March 2012. Retrieved 27 April 2011. 
  30. ^ "1999/2000 Embassy World Rankings". Snooker.org. Retrieved 10 June 2012. 
  31. ^ Hayton, Eric (2004). The CueSport Book of Professional Snooker. Lowestoft: Rose Villa Publications. pp. 119–123. ISBN 0-9548549-0-X. 

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