Lisowski Riding High On Shanghai Form

Zhou Yuelong

  • Title

    2015 World Cup winner
  • Nationality

    Chinese
  • Turned Pro

    2014
  • Highest Tournament Break

    136
  • Location

    Sheffield
  • D.O.B

    24 January 1998
  • Money List Earnings

    £118,325
  • Nickname

    The Jumping Dragon

2017/18 ResultsZhou Yuelong

2017 China Championship Quarter-final

2017 Riga Masters Last 64

  • Nicknamed the Jumping Dragon, Zhou produced his best ever ranking performance at the 2017 Welsh Open. He reached the quarter-final stage before losing out against Scotland’s Scott Donaldson.
  • He went on a run to the last 16 of the 2016 UK Championship, defeating compatriot Yan Bingtao in a 6-5 thriller along the way.
  • The talented potter also qualified for the final stages of the World Championship in 2017, winning three matches to reach the Crucible before losing to Ding Junhui.
  • Chinese prodigy Zhou recorded his best win of the 2015/16 season at the Champion of Champions event in Coventry. The Chinese teenager beat Stuart Bingham 4-3 in the last 16 before losing out 6-3 to Kyren Wilson in the quarter-finals.
  • Zhou qualified for that event thanks to sensationally winning the 2015 World Cup alongside Yan Bingtao.
  • The pair formed China’s B team and beat the likes of Australia and Wales before the Scottish duo of John Higgins and Stephen Maguire in the final.
  • Zhou qualified for the pro tour by winning the IBSF World Championship in 2013, at the age of just 15. He beat Zhao Xintong 8-4 in the final in Latvia.
  • In 2013 he reached the quarter-finals of two Asian Tour events.

2016/17 Results

2017 World Championship Last 32

2017 China Open Last 32

2017 Gibraltar Open Last 32

2017 Shoot Out Last 128

2017 Welsh Open Quarter-final

2017 World Grand Prix Last 32

2017 German Masters Last 128

2016 Scottish Open Last 128

2016 UK Championship Last 16

2016 International Championship Last 16

2016 English Open Last 64

2016 European Masters Last 128

2016 Shanghai Masters Last 96

2016 Paul Hunter Classic Last 128

2016 World Open Last 32

2016 Indian Open Last 64

2016 Riga Masters Last 32