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Zhou Yuelong

  • Title

    2015 World Cup winner
  • Nationality

    Chinese
  • Turned Pro

    2014
  • Highest Tournament Break

    147
  • Location

    China
  • D.O.B

    24 January 1998
  • Money List Earnings

    £222,750
  • Nickname

    The Jumping Dragon
Season Stats
  • Frames Played

    325
  • Frames Won

    190
  • Frames Lost

    135
  • Frames Won Percentage

    58.46%
  • Shots Played

    7875
  • Shots Per Frame

    24.23
  • Breaks Over 50

    124
  • 50 Break Rate

    2.62
  • Breaks Over 100

    30
  • 100 Break Rate

    10.83

Best ranking performance: Runner-up, 2020 European Masters, 2020 Shoot Out

Career highlights

2013: Wins the World Amateur Championship at the age of 15.
2015: At the age of 17, wins the World Cup for China’s B Team alongside Yan Bingtao. They beat Scotland in the final in Wuxi.
2016: Reaches the last 16 of the UK Championship.
2017: Reaches the semi-finals of a ranking event for the first time at the European Masters in Belgium, losing 6-4 to Stuart Bingham. Climbs into the world’s top 32.
2019: After qualifying for the final stages of the World Championship, wins a match at the Crucible for the first time, beating Mark Allen 10-7. Makes his first 147 at the Indian Open. Reaches the final of the World Cup for China B alongside Liang Wenbo, before losing to Scotland.
2020: Reaches his maiden ranking final at the European Masters, only to suffer a whitewash 9-0 defeat to Neil Robertson. Makes the Shoot Out final, losing out to Michael Holt. Enjoys a fine run to the semi-finals of the UK Championship before losing to Neil Robertson.