19.com English Open Highlights - Day 3 | Murphy Makes 500th Career Century!

Liang Wenbo

  • Title

    2016 English Open champion
  • Nationality

    Chinese
  • Turned Pro

    2004
  • Highest Tournament Break

    147 Three times
  • Location

    Hei Longjiang, China
  • D.O.B

    25 March 1987
  • Money List Earnings

    £158,000
  • Nickname

    The Firecracker

Ranking titles: One (2016 English Open)

Career highlights:

2005: Wins the World Under-21 Championship.
2008: Makes his first official 147. Reaches the quarter-finals of the World Championship, beating Ken Doherty and Joe Swail at the Crucible before losing to Ronnie O’Sullivan.
2009: Reaches his first ranking final at the Shanghai Masters before being denied the title by Ronnie O’Sullivan.
2011: Wins the World Cup for China alongside Ding Junhui, beating Northern Ireland in the final.
2013: Wins an Asian Tour event, the Zhengzhou Open, beating Lyu Haotian in the final.
2015: Reaches the final of the UK Championship in York before losing to Neil Robertson.
2016: Wins his first ranking title at the English Open in Manchester, beating Judd Trump 9-6 in the final. Becomes the only Chinese player other than Ding Junhui to win a ranking title.
2017: Partners Ding to World Cup glory for the second time as they beat England in the final in Wuxi. Climbs to number 11 in the world.
2018: Makes a 147 in a match against Rod Lawler at World Championship qualifying. Amazingly, two frames later he gets to 140 before missing the final black, squandering the chance to become the first player to make two maximums in the same match.
2019: Reaches the World Cup final for the third time, this time alongside Zhou Yuelong, but they lose to Scotland.

 

2018/19 Results

2019 World Championship Last 48

2019 China Open Last 16

2019 Indian Open Last 64

2019 Welsh Open Last 64

2019 German Masters Last 64

2018 Scottish Open Last 128

2018 UK Championship Last 128

2018 International Championship Last 64

2018 English Open Last 64

2018 European Masters Last 16

2018 China Championship Last 16

2018 Shanghai Masters Last 24

2018 Yushan World Open Last 128

2018 Riga Masters Last 32

2017/18 Results

2018 World Championship Last 48

2018 China Open Last 64

2018 Romanian Masters Last 16

2018 Gibraltar Open Last 32

2018 Welsh Open Last 16

2018 German Masters Last 16

2018 Masters Last 16

2017 Scottish Open Last 64

2017 UK Championship Last 32

2017 Northern Ireland Open Last 64

2017 Shanghai Masters Last 16

2017 Champion of Champions Last 16

2017 International Championship Last 16

2017 English Open Last 32

2017 Yushan World Open Last 64

2017 China Championship Last 128

2016/17 Results

2017 World Championship Last 16

2017 China Open Last 64

2017 Players Championship Last 16

2017 Gibraltar Open Last 128

2017 Shoot Out Last 64

2017 Welsh Open Last 64

2017 World Grand Prix Semi-final

2017 Masters Last 16

2016 Scottish Open Quarter-finals

2016 UK Championship Last 64

2016 Northern Ireland Open Last 64

2016 Champion of Champions Last 16

2016 China Championship Last 16

2016 International Championship Last 16

2016 English Open Winner

2016 European Masters Last 16

2016 Shanghai Masters Last 32

2016 Six Red World Championship Quarter-final

2016 Paul Hunter Classic Last 32

2016 World Open Last 32