Embassy World Championship
|played on 29-30 April|
|Stephen Hendry (a)||18||-||9||Nigel Bond (a)|
Stephen Hendry won his fifth world title, his fourth consecutive title, breaking Steve Davis' previous Crucible record of three.
Hendry's 12 centuries in the tournament beat the record of 10 set by Joe Davis in 1946 and equalled his own record for a ranking event, set at the 1994 UK Championship.
Street refereed his fifth and last World Championship final (between 1980 and 1995).
68-20 (61); 42-87 (57); 29-74; 0-81 (77); 72-8 (72); 4-76; 105-0 (101); 77-7; 1-85 (68);
Referee: John Street
|played on 26-28 April|
|Stephen Hendry (a)||16||-||12||Jimmy White (a)|
Hendry made the third 147 maximum break in the history of the tournament.
|Nigel Bond (a)||16||-||11||Andy Hicks (a)|
|played on 24-25 April|
|Stephen Hendry (a)||13||-||8||Ronnie O'Sullivan (a)|
|Jimmy White (a)||13||-||11||John Parrott (a)|
|Nigel Bond (a)||13||-||7||Gary Wilkinson (a)|
|Andy Hicks (a)||13||-||8||Peter Ebdon (a)|
|played on 19-23 April|
|1||Stephen Hendry (a)||13||-||6||Tony Drago (a)|
|2||Ronnie O'Sullivan (a)||13||-||8||Darren Morgan (a)|
|3||John Parrott (a)||13||-||11||Joe Swail (a)|
|4||Jimmy White (a)||13||-||7||David Roe (a)|
|5||Gary Wilkinson (a)||13||-||9||Terry Griffiths (a)|
|6||Nigel Bond (a)||13||-||10||Alan McManus (a)|
|7||Peter Ebdon (a)||13||-||7||Mark Davis (a)|
|8||Andy Hicks (a)||13||-||7||Willie Thorne (a)|
|played on 14-19 April|
|1||Stephen Hendry (a)||10||-||3||Stefan Mazrocis (a)|
|2||Tony Drago (a)||10||-||2||Paul Cavney (a)|
|3||Ronnie O'Sullivan (a)||10||-||3||Dave Harold (a)|
|4||Darren Morgan (a)||10||-||3||Anthony Davies (a)|
|5||John Parrott (a)||10||-||5||Brian Morgan (a)|
|6||Joe Swail (a)||10||-||8||Nigel Gilbert (a)|
|7||David Roe (a)||10||-||6||Billy Snaddon (a)|
|8||Jimmy White (a)||10||-||2||Peter Francisco (a)|
There were unusual gambling patterns on a 10-2 win for White and betting was suspended shortly before the match. A betting investigation was held and Francisco was banned for five years.
|9||Gary Wilkinson (a)||10||-||8||James Wattana (a)|
|10||Terry Griffiths (a)||10||-||6||Alain Robidoux (a)|
|11||Nigel Bond (a)||10||-||8||Stephen Lee (a)|
|12||Alan McManus (a)||10||-||3||John Higgins (a)|
This was Higgins' first time at the crucible.
|13||Mark Davis (a)||10||-||7||Ken Doherty (a)|
|14||Peter Ebdon (a)||10||-||2||Rod Lawler (a)|
|15||Willie Thorne (a)||10||-||6||Tai Pichit (a)|
|16||Andy Hicks (a)||10||-||7||Steve Davis (a)|
This was Hicks' first time at the crucible.