Snooker season 2001/2002

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Snooker season 2001/2002
Details
Duration 11 August 2001 – 12 May 2002
Tournaments 20 (9 ranking events)
Triple Crown winners
UK Championship England Ronnie O'Sullivan
Masters England Paul Hunter
World Championship England Peter Ebdon

The snooker season 2001/2002 was a series of snooker tournaments played during the years 2001 and 2002. 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][2] References
08–11 08–19  ENG Champions Cup Brighton Centre Brighton Scotland John Higgins Wales Mark Williams 7–4 [3]
08–22 08–26  JPN World Games Selion Plaza Akita Belgium Bjorn Haneveer Philippines Marlon Manalo 4–3 [4][5]
09–18 09–23  SCO Scottish Masters Thistle Hotels Glasgow Scotland John Higgins England Ronnie O'Sullivan 9–6 [6]
09–29 10–07  ENG WR British Open Telewest Arena Newcastle Scotland John Higgins Scotland Graeme Dott 9–6 [7]
10–08 10–14  ENG CT Challenge Tour 1 Manhattan Club and Snooker Centre Harrogate Wales James Reynolds England Steve Judd 6–5 [8][9]
10–13 10–21  ENG WR LG Cup Guild Hall Preston England Stephen Lee England Peter Ebdon 9–4 [10]
11–04 11–15  ENG Benson & Hedges Championship Towers Snooker Club Mansfield Wales Ryan Day Scotland Hugh Abernethy 9–5 [8][11]
11–23 12–01  MLT WR European Open Mediterranean Conference Centre Valletta Scotland Stephen Hendry England Joe Perry 9–2 [12]
12–03 12–09  ENG CT Challenge Tour 2 Jesters Snooker Club Swindon Republic of Ireland Leo Fernandez Wales Ryan Day 6–3 [8][9]
12–03 12–16  ENG WR UK Championship Barbican Centre York England Ronnie O'Sullivan Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 10–1 [13]
01–07 01–13  ENG CT Challenge Tour 3 Manhattan Club and Snooker Centre Harrogate England Lee Spick Republic of Ireland Joe Delaney 6–3 [8][9]
01–23 01–27  WAL WR Welsh Open Cardiff International Arena Cardiff England Paul Hunter Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 9–7 [14][15]
02–03 02–10  ENG The Masters Wembley Conference Centre London England Paul Hunter Wales Mark Williams 10–9 [16][17]
02–24 03–03  CHN WR China Open International Gymnastics Centre Shanghai Wales Mark Williams England Anthony Hamilton 9–8 [18][19]
03–04 03–10  ENG CT Challenge Tour 4 Jesters Snooker Club Swindon England David Gilbert Wales Ryan Day 6–3 [8][9]
03–04 03–10  THA WR Thailand Masters Mercahant Court Hotel Bangkok Wales Mark Williams England Stephen Lee 9–4 [20]
03–19 03–24  IRL Irish Masters Citywest Hotel Dublin Scotland John Higgins England Peter Ebdon 10–3 [21][22]
04–06 04–14  SCO WR Scottish Open A.E.C.C. Aberdeen England Stephen Lee England David Gray 9–2 [23][24]
04–20 05–06  ENG WR World Snooker Championship Crucible Theatre Sheffield England Peter Ebdon Scotland Stephen Hendry 18–17 [25]
01–05 05–12  SCO Premier League Snooker Rothes Halls Glenrothes England Ronnie O'Sullivan Scotland John Higgins 9–4 [26]
WR = World ranking event
CT = Challenge Tour event
Other, 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][30]

No. Ch. Player Points 1999/00 Points 2000/01 Total
1 Steady Wales Mark Williams 31655 21735 53390
2 Rise England Ronnie O'Sullivan 20200 25399 45599
3 Fall Scotland John Higgins 21690 22034 43724
4 Rise Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 16260 22079 38339
5 Fall Scotland Stephen Hendry 18125 17478 35603
6 Steady Wales Matthew Stevens 18005 14879 32884
7 Rise England Peter Ebdon 11885 20777 32662
8 Fall England Stephen Lee 15980 13944 29924
9 Rise England Paul Hunter 10075 15809 25884
10 Rise Northern Ireland Joe Swail 12755 12117 24872
11 Rise England Jimmy White 11575 12009 23584
12 Fall Scotland Alan McManus 9750 12190 21940
13 Rise England Mark King 9980 11895 21875
14 Rise Scotland Graeme Dott 10367 11397 21764
15 Fall England Dave Harold 11852 9578 21430
16 Fall Republic of Ireland Fergal O'Brien 11035 10096 21131

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Dates use the month day format

References[edit]

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  6. ^ "Regal Scottish Masters 2001". Snooker.org. Retrieved 24 November 2011. 
  7. ^ "Stan James British Open 2001". Snooker.org. Retrieved 24 November 2011. 
  8. ^ a b c d e "2001/2002 Challenge Tour Calendar". Global Snooker Centre. Archived from the original on 4 May 2002. Retrieved 28 October 2011. 
  9. ^ a b c d "WPBSA Secondary Professional Tour". Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Archived from the original on 28 February 2012. Retrieved 8 May 2010. 
  10. ^ "LG Cup 2001". Snooker.org. Retrieved 24 November 2011. 
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  12. ^ "European Open 2011". Snooker.org. Retrieved 24 November 2011. 
  13. ^ "UK Championship 2001". Snooker.org. Retrieved 24 November 2011. 
  14. ^ "Regal Welsh Open 2002". Snooker.org. Retrieved 24 November 2011. 
  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 2002". Snooker.org. Retrieved 24 November 2011. 
  17. ^ Turner, Chris. "On this Week: White becomes Brown". Eurosport UK. Archived from the original on 2 June 2011. Retrieved 24 May 2011. 
  18. ^ "China Open 2002". Snooker.org. Retrieved 24 November 2011. 
  19. ^ Turner, Chris. "On this Week: British success for the Whirlwind". Eurosport UK. Archived from the original on 2 June 2011. Retrieved 24 May 2011. 
  20. ^ "Singha Thailand Masters 2002". Snooker.org. Retrieved 24 November 2011. 
  21. ^ "Citywest Irish Masters 2002". Snooker.org. Retrieved 24 November 2011. 
  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 2002". 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 2002". Snooker.org. Retrieved 24 November 2011. 
  26. ^ "2002 Premier League Snooker Results". premierleaguesnooker.com. Matchroom Sport. Retrieved 24 November 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. 
  28. ^ "Embassy World Rankings 2001/2002". Snooker.org. Retrieved 28 October 2011. 
  29. ^ Hayton, Eric (2004). The CueSport Book of Professional Snooker. Lowestoft: Rose Villa Publications. pp. 119–123. ISBN 0-9548549-0-X. 
  30. ^ "Embassy World Rankings issued after the 2001 Embassy World Championship". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 3 August 2001. Retrieved 10 January 2013. 

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