2003 UK Snooker Championship


2003 UK Snooker Championship

The 2003 Travis Perkins UK Championship took place at the Barbican Centre in York starting on 18 November and TV stages shown on BBC TV took place between 22 and 30 November 2003. The sponsor for this year's event was building merchant Travis Perkins which they also sponsored the championship in 2004 and 2005.

Matthew Stevens won his first and so far only ranking title when he beat five times UK champion Stephen Hendry 10-8. In the final, Hendry failed a 147 attempt when he missed the yellow while on 120.

Prize Money

Winner £84,500

Total £615,000

Highest Break

143 Allister Carter

The Contest

1st Round Best of 13 frames

2nd Round Best of 17 frames

Round16
|flagicon|England Jimmy White|9|flagicon|Ireland Fergal O'Brien|7
|flagicon|England Nigel Bond|9|flagicon|England Joe Perry|8
|flagicon|England Paul Hunter|9|flagicon|England Mark King|8
|flagicon|Wales Matthew Stevens|9|flagicon|Thailand James Wattana|6
|flagicon|England Ronnie O'Sullivan|9|flagicon|Scotland Alan McManus|5
|flagicon|Australia Quinten Hann|9|flagicon|England Peter Ebdon|6
|flagicon|England Barry Pinches|9|flagicon|England Stephen Lee|6
|flagicon|Scotland Stephen Hendry|9|flagicon|England Allister Carter|8
|flagicon|England Jimmy White|9|flagicon|England Nigel Bond|3
|flagicon|Wales Matthew Stevens|9|flagicon|England Paul Hunter|3
|flagicon|England Ronnie O'Sullivan|9|flagicon|Australia Quinten Hann|3
|flagicon|Scotland Stephen Hendry|9|flagicon|England Barry Pinches|3
|flagicon|Wales Matthew Stevens|9|flagicon|England Jimmy White|7
|flagicon|Scotland Stephen Hendry|9|flagicon|England Ronnie O'Sullivan|4
|flagicon|Wales Matthew Stevens|10|flagicon|Scotland Stephen Hendry|8
3rdplace=no

External links

WWW Snooker [http://www.snooker.org/]

BBC results [http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/other_sports/snooker/3277833.stm]


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