2005: Reaches his first ranking event quarter-final at the China Open.
2008: Wins his first ranking title at the Shanghai Masters. Beats an array of top stars including Stephen Hendry, Neil Robertson and Mark Selby to reach the final, before a superb 10-8 victory over Ronnie O’Sullivan.
2012: Second ranking title comes at the Wuxi Classic, beating Stuart Bingham 10-4 in the final.
2013: Gets to the semi-finals of the World Championship, beating Michael Holt, Robert Milkins and Michael White at the Crucible, before losing a tough battle against Barry Hawkins 17-14. Also makes the semi-finals of the UK Championship. Climbs to number eight in the world.
2014: Wins his biggest title to date at the International Championship in Chengdu. Up against Mark Allen in the final, makes breaks of 85, 103 and 63 in the final three frames to win 10-7 and bank the £125,000 top prize.
2015: Runner-up to Michael White at the Indian Open.
2016: Reaches the final of the Players Championship and the China Open, but is denied the titles by Mark Allen and Judd Trump.