Snooker season 2000/2001

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Snooker season 2000/2001
Details
Duration 26 August 2000 – 13 May 2001
Tournaments 20 (8 ranking events)
Triple Crown winners
UK Championship Scotland John Higgins
Masters England Paul Hunter
World Championship England Ronnie O'Sullivan

The snooker season 2000/2001 was a series of snooker tournaments played between 26 August 2000 and 13 May 2001. The following table outlines the results for the ranking and invitational events.

Calendar[edit]

Date[n 1] Rank Tournament name Venue City Winner Runner-up Score[1][2] Reference
08–26 09–03  ENG Champions Cup Brighton Centre Brighton England Ronnie O'Sullivan Wales Mark Williams 7–5 [3][4]
10–01 10–08  ENG WR British Open Plymouth Pavilions Plymouth England Peter Ebdon England Jimmy White 9–6 [5]
10–13 10–22  ENG WR Grand Prix Telford International Centre Telford Wales Mark Williams England Ronnie O'Sullivan 9–5 [6]
10–24 10–29  SCO Scottish Masters Civic Centre Motherwell England Ronnie O'Sullivan Scotland Stephen Hendry 9–6 [7]
10–31 11–02  ENG CT Challenge Tour 1 Jesters Snooker Club Swindon England Adrian Rosa England Surinder Gill 6–4 [8][9]
11–05 11–16  ENG Benson & Hedges Championship Willie Thorne Snooker Centre Malvern England Shaun Murphy England Stuart Bingham 9–7 [10]
11–18 12–03  ENG WR UK Championship Bournemouth International Centre Bournemouth Scotland John Higgins Wales Mark Williams 10–4 [11]
12–09 12–17  CHN WR China Open Mission Hills Resort Shenzhen England Ronnie O'Sullivan Wales Mark Williams 9–3 [12]
12–18 12–20  ENG CT Challenge Tour 2 Manhattan Club and Snooker Centre Harrogate England Andrew Norman England Luke Fisher 6–3 [8][9]
01–13 01–21  ENG Nations Cup The Hexagon Reading  Scotland  Ireland 6–2 [13][14]
01–24 01–28  WAL WR Welsh Open Cardiff International Arena Cardiff Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty England Paul Hunter 9–2 [15][16]
02–04 02–11  ENG The Masters Wembley Conference Centre London England Paul Hunter Republic of Ireland Fergal O'Brien 10–9 [17]
02–21 02–25  MLT Malta Grand Prix Mediterranean Conference Centre Valletta Scotland Stephen Hendry Wales Mark Williams 7–1 [18]
03–09 03–11  ENG CT Challenge Tour 3 Jesters Snooker Club Swindon England Shaun Murphy England Andrew Norman 6–3 [8][9]
03–11 03–17  THA WR Thailand Masters Mercahant Court Hotel Bangkok Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty Scotland Stephen Hendry 9–3 [19][20]
03–27 04–01  IRL Irish Masters Citywest Hotel Dublin England Ronnie O'Sullivan Scotland Stephen Hendry 9–8 [21]
04–04 04–06  ENG CT Challenge Tour 4 Manhattan Club and Snooker Centre Harrogate England Shaun Murphy England Luke Simmonds 6–2 [8][9][22]
04–08 04–15  SCO WR Scottish Open A.E.C.C. Aberdeen England Peter Ebdon Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 9–7 [23][24]
04–21 05–07  ENG WR World Snooker Championship Crucible Theatre Sheffield England Ronnie O'Sullivan Scotland John Higgins 18–14 [25]
01–06 05–13  SCO Premier League Snooker Inverness Leisure Centre Inverness England Ronnie O'Sullivan Scotland John Higgins 9–7 [26]
WR = World ranking event
CT = Challenge 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.[27][28][29]

No. Ch. Player Points 1998/1999 Points 1999/2000 Total
1 Rise Wales Mark Williams 25445 31655 57100
2 Fall Scotland John Higgins 22755 21690 44445
3 Fall Scotland Stephen Hendry 24445 18125 42570
4 Steady England Ronnie O'Sullivan 12440 20200 32640
5 Rise England Stephen Lee 15625 15980 31605
6 Rise Wales Matthew Stevens 13100 18005 31105
7 Steady Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 12995 16260 29255
8 Steady Scotland Alan McManus 15760 9750 25510
9 Rise Republic of Ireland Fergal O'Brien 13667 11035 24702
10 Fall England John Parrott 14665 9400 24065
11 Fall England Anthony Hamilton 12255 11260 23515
12 Rise England Peter Ebdon 11470 11885 23355
13 Rise England Dave Harold 10885 11852 22737
14 Fall England Paul Hunter 12422 10075 22497
15 Rise Hong Kong Marco Fu 10372 11957 22329
16 Rise Northern Ireland Joe Swail 8835 12755 21590

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Dates use the month day format

References[edit]

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  11. ^ "Liverpool Victoria UK Championship 2000". Snooker.org. Retrieved 24 November 2011. 
  12. ^ "China Open 2000". Snooker.org. Retrieved 24 November 2011. 
  13. ^ "Coalite Nations Cup 2001". AZ Billiards. Retrieved 24 November 2011. 
  14. ^ Turner, Chris. "On this Week: Werbeniuk passes away". Eurosport UK. Archived from the original on 22 January 2010. Retrieved 3 June 2013. 
  15. ^ "Regal Welsh Open 2001". Snooker.org. Retrieved 24 November 2011. 
  16. ^ Turner, Chris. "On this Week: Hunter's first ranking title". Eurosport UK. Archived from the original on 19 February 2014. Retrieved 3 June 2013. 
  17. ^ "Benson & Hedges Masters 2001". Snooker.org. Retrieved 24 November 2011. 
  18. ^ "2001 Rothmans Malta Grand Prix". AZ Billiards. Retrieved 24 November 2011. 
  19. ^ "Blue Eagle/Thai Airways Thailand Masters 2001". Snooker.org. Retrieved 24 November 2011. 
  20. ^ Turner, Chris. "On this Week: Birth of the Hurricane". Eurosport UK. Archived from the original on 2 June 2011. Retrieved 24 May 2011. 
  21. ^ "Citywest Irish Masters 2001". Snooker.org. Retrieved 24 November 2011. 
  22. ^ "Challenge Tour Event Four Finals". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 7 April 2001. Retrieved 29 June 2012. 
  23. ^ "Regal Scottish Open 2001". Snooker.org. Retrieved 24 November 2011. 
  24. ^ Turner, Chris. "On this Week: First world title for Reardon". Eurosport UK. Archived from the original on 19 February 2014. Retrieved 22 November 2012. 
  25. ^ "Embassy World Championship 2001". Snooker.org. Retrieved 24 November 2011. 
  26. ^ "2001 Results". premierleaguesnooker.matchroomcms.com. Matchroom Sport. Retrieved 5 January 2011. 
  27. ^ 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. 
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  29. ^ 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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