Li Yuan (snooker player)

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Li Yuan
Li Yuan PHC 2017-1.jpg
Paul Hunter Classic 2017
Born (1989-10-20) 20 October 1989 (age 29)
Sport country China
Professional2017–
Highest ranking77 (August 2018)
Current ranking81 (as of 22 October 2018[needs update])
Career winnings£27,950[1]
Highest break137:
2018 Riga Masters (qualifying)
Century breaks3[2]
Best ranking finishQuarter-final (2017 Northern Ireland Open)

Li Yuan (Chinese: 李远, born 20 October 1989) is a Chinese professional snooker player.

Career[edit]

Li had previously appeared as a wildcard at several ranking tournaments, such as the 2008 China Open where he pushed Marco Fu to a deciding frame, narrowly losing 5-4.[3] The following season he appeared at the 2008 Shanghai Masters where he lost 5-1 to Andy Hicks.[4] He then played in several Asian Tour Events, reaching the last 16 on two occasions, before appearing at the 2017 China Open wildcard round where he was defeated by 5-1 by Jimmy White.[5]

Li turned professional in 2017, after being nominated as one of the two players from the CBSA China Snooker Tour.[6]

Performance and rankings timeline[edit]

Tournament 2007/
08
2008/
09
2012/
13
2013/
14
2014/
15
2015/
16
2016/
17
2017/
18
2018/
19
Ranking[7][nb 1] [nb 2] [nb 2] [nb 2] [nb 2] [nb 2] [nb 2] [nb 2] [nb 3] 77
Ranking tournaments
Riga Masters Tournament Not Held MR A WD 1R
World Open A A A A Not Held A LQ LQ
Paul Hunter Classic Pro-Am Minor-Ranking Event A 1R A
China Championship Tournament Not Held NR WD LQ
European Masters Tournament Not Held A 1R LQ
English Open Tournament Not Held A 2R 1R
International Championship Not Held A A A A A 1R LQ
Northern Ireland Open Tournament Not Held A QF 1R
UK Championship A A A A A A A 1R
Scottish Open Not Held MR Not Held A 1R
German Masters Not Held A A A A A LQ
World Grand Prix Tournament Not Held NR DNQ DNQ DNQ
Welsh Open A A A A A A A 1R
Shoot-Out Not Held Non-Ranking Event A 1R
Indian Open Tournament Not Held A A NH A LQ
Players Championship Not Held DNQ DNQ DNQ DNQ DNQ DNQ
Gibraltar Open Tournament Not Held MR A 1R
Tour Championship Tournament Not Held
China Open WR A A A A A WR LQ
World Championship A A A A A A A LQ
Former ranking tournaments
Shanghai Masters A WR A A A A A 1R NR
Performance Table Legend
LQ lost in the qualifying draw #R lost in the early rounds of the tournament
(WR = Wildcard round, RR = Round robin)
QF lost in the quarter-finals
SF lost in the semi-finals F lost in the final W won the tournament
DNQ did not qualify for the tournament A did not participate in the tournament WD withdrew from the tournament
NH / Not Held means an event was not held.
NR / Non-Ranking Event means an event is/was no longer a ranking event.
R / Ranking Event means an event is/was a ranking event.
MR / Minor-Ranking Event means an event is/was a minor-ranking event.
Notes
  1. ^ It shows the ranking at the beginning of the season.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g He was an amateur.
  3. ^ New players on the Main Tour don't have a ranking.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Career-total Statistics for Li Yuan - Professional". CueTracker Snooker Results & Statistics Database. Retrieved 8 June 2017.
  2. ^ "Career-total Statistics for Li Yuan - Professional". CueTracker Snooker Results & Statistics Database. Retrieved 8 June 2017.
  3. ^ "Li Yuan - Season 2007-2008 - All-results Results". Retrieved 8 June 2017.
  4. ^ "Li Yuan - Season 2008-2009 - All-results Results". Retrieved 8 June 2017.
  5. ^ "China Open snooker 2017: Draw, TV schedule & results". Retrieved 8 June 2017.
  6. ^ "China Tour Nominations". World Snooker. Retrieved 8 June 2017.
  7. ^ "Ranking History". Snooker.org. Retrieved 6 February 2011.

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