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2002 LG Cup (snooker)

The 2002 LG Cup was the 2002 edition of the professional Grand Prix snooker tournament and was held from 5 to 13 October 2002 at the Guild Hall in Preston, Lancashire, England. It was the second year the event was known as the LG Cup and the 21st overall staging of the competition. The tournament was the first of eight World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association ranking events in the 2002/2003 season and it was televised in the United Kingdom on the BBC. 150/1 outsider Chris Small, who suffers from the spinal condition ankylosing spondylitis, won the tournament defeating fellow Sc ...

2002 Masters (snooker)

The 2002 Benson & Hedges Masters was a professional non-ranking snooker tournament that took place between 3 and 10 February 2002 at the Wembley Conference Centre in London, England. Paul Hunter won his second Masters title defeating Mark Williams in another final frame decider. In the match Williams had led 5–0 before Hunter made it 5–5. Then both players played all the way before Hunter lead 9–8. Williams then made a frame winning break to turn into another decider. Hunter then made a break of 65 to become only the third player to retain the title after Cliff Thorburn and Stephen Hendry. ...

2002 Premier League Snooker

The 2002 Daily Star Premier League was a professional non-ranking snooker tournament that was played from 5 January to 12 May 2002. Ronnie OSullivan won in the final 9–4 against John Higgins.

2002 Scottish Open (snooker)

The 2002 Regal Scottish Open was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place between 6–14 April 2002 at the A.E.C.C in Aberdeen, Scotland. It was the eighth ranking event of the 2001/2002 season. Stephen Lee claimed his third ranking title by defeating David Gray 9–2 in the final. This was the first all-English final of the Scottish Open and was the first all-English final of this overall competition since 1988, when Steve Davis defeated Jimmy White 12–6 in the International Open. The following year had another all-English final with David Gray defeating Mark Selby 9–7.

Snooker season 2002/2003

The 2002–03 snooker season was a series of snooker tournaments played between 24 September 2002 and 22 May 2003. Due to a legal ban, this was the final season to have events sponsored by tobacco companies. The following table outlines the results for the ranking events and the invitational events. Mark Williams remains the last player to have won all three triple crown events in the same season.

2002 UK Championship

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 years event was Powerhouse. Ronnie OSullivan 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 OSullivan.

2002 Welsh Open (snooker)

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 years tournament in which Ken Doherty defeated Paul Hunter 9–2.

2002 World Snooker Championship

The 2002 World Snooker Championship was a professional snooker tournament that took place from 20 April to 6 May 2002 at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, England. It was the final ranking event of the 2001–02 snooker season. This was the 26th consecutive year that the World Snooker Championship had been held at the Crucible, marking the 25th anniversary of the first staging of the event at this venue. Peter Ebdon won his first world title by defeating seven-time winner Stephen Hendry 18–17 in the final. Ebdon defeated Matthew Stevens 17–16 in the semi-finals, while Hendry defeated the de ...

                                     

ⓘ 2002 in snooker

  • The 2002 03 snooker season was a series of snooker tournaments played between 24 September 2002 and 22 May 2003. Due to a legal ban, this was the final
  • The 2001 02 snooker season was a series of snooker tournaments played between 11 August 2001 and 12 May 2002 The following table outlines the results
  • 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
  • The 2002 World Snooker Championship also referred to as the 2002 Embassy World Snooker Championship for the purposes of sponsorship was a professional
  • The 2002 Benson Hedges Masters was a professional non - ranking snooker tournament that took place between 3 and 10 February 2002 at the Wembley Conference
  • The 2002 LG Cup was the 2002 edition of the professional Grand Prix snooker tournament and was held from 5 to 13 October 2002 at the Guild Hall in Preston
  • The 2002 PowerHouse UK Championship was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place at the Barbican Centre in York, England. The event started
  • The 2002 British Open was the 2002 edition of the British Open professional ranking snooker tournament, that was held from 9 17 November 2002 at the Telford
  • The 2002 Regal Scottish Open was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place between 6 14 April 2002 at the A.E.C.C in Aberdeen, Scotland
                                     

2002 Scottish Masters

The 2002 Regal Scottish Masters was the final edition of the professional invitational snooker tournament, which took place from 24 to 29 September. The tournament was played at the Thistle Hotel in Scotland, and featured twelve professional players. Ronnie OSullivan won the tournament for the third time, defeating John Higgins 9-4 in the final.

                                     

2002 Thailand Masters

The 2002 Singha Thailand Masters was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place between 4–10 March 2002 at the Merchant Court Hotel in Bangkok, Thailand. This was the last edition of the tournament as a ranking event. Mark Williams won in the final 9-4 against Stephen Lee. Defending champion, Ken Doherty, was defeated by Lee in the quarterfinals.

                                     

2002 British Open

The 2002 British Open was the 2002 edition of the British Open professional ranking snooker tournament, that was held from 9–17 November 2002 at the Telford International Arena, Telford, England. Paul hunter won the tournament by defeating Ian McCulloch nine frames to four in the final. Defending champion John Higgins was defeated McCulloch in the quarterfinals.

                                     

2002 China Open (snooker)

The 2002 China Open was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place between 24 February – 3 March 2002 at the International Gymnastic Centre in Shanghai, China. It was the sixth ranking event of the 2001/2002 season. Defending champion Ronnie OSullivan, who was defeated 5-3 in the quarter-final mark Selby. Mark Williams won in the final 9-8 against Anthony Hamilton.

                                     

2002 Irish Masters

The 2002 Irish Masters was the twenty-eighth edition of the professional invitational snooker tournament, which took place from 19 to 24 March 2002. The tournament was played at the Citywest Hotel in Dublin, and featured twelve professional players. John Higgins won the tournament for the second time, defeating Peter Ebdon 10-3 in the final. The tournament became a ranking tournament for the next three seasons before returning in 2007 in the tournament.