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Luca Brecel

  • Title

    2017 China Champion
  • Nationality

    Belgian
  • Turned Pro

    2011
  • Highest Tournament Break

    147
  • Location

    Maasmechelen, Belgium
  • D.O.B

    08 March 1995
  • Money List Earnings

    £131,500
  • Nickname

    The Belgian Bullet

Ranking titles: One

Career highlights

2009: Becomes the youngest ever winner of the European Under-19 Championship, age just 14.
2012: Becomes the youngest player to compete at the Crucible, aged 17, and underlines his potential with a run to the quarter-finals of the UK Championship.
2015: Makes the semi-finals of the Welsh Open in Cardiff.
2016: Reaches maiden professional final at the Shoot Out, before reaching his first full ranking final at the German Masters, losing out to Martin Gould.
2017: Wins first ranking title with victory at the China Championship in Guangzhou, knocking out Ronnie O’Sullivan on his way to the final before beating Shaun Murphy 10-5. This makes him the first player ever from continental Europe to win a ranking event.
2019: Semi-finalist at the China Open.
2020: Wins his second professional title at the Matchroom.Live Championship League, making a break of 111 in the last frame of the tournament against Ben Woollaston to clinch the trophy.