Yushan World Open 2017 Qualifiers

Player Details

Alexander Ursenbacher

DOB: 26/4/96

Lives: Rheinfelden, Switzerland

Turned pro: 2013

 

Best ranking performance: Last 64, Wuxi Classic 2014

 

Money list earnings 2012/13 + 2013/14 £1,600

 

Ursenbacher reached the last 64 of a full ranking event for the first time at the 2014 Wuxi Classic thanks to a 5-4 win over Kyren Wilson in the qualifying round.

 

He became snooker's only Swiss professional by coming through Q School in 2013. He played superbly throughout event two, losing just one frame in four matches and scoring a top break of 140. He beat nine-time Ladies World Champion Reanne Evans 4-1, then in the final round he saw off experienced former pro Paul Wykes 4-0.

 

Ursenbacher has won a host of junior titles in his native Switzerland and has won his national championship twice.

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