English Open 2017

Player Details

Tian Pengfei

DOB: 16/8/87

 

Lives: China

 

Turned pro: 2006

  • Tian reached the final of the 2015 Ruhr Open in a run which included an impressive 4-1 victory over 2005 World Champion Shaun Murphy. He was denied the trophy after a 4-2 defeat against Rory McLeod.
  • His best run of the 2014/15 season took him to the last 16 of the 2015 Indian Open, where he won three matches before losing to Ricky Walden.
  • Tian also reached the quarter finals of the Paul Hunter Classic in Germany beating Ronnie O’Sullivan 4-2 in the last 16 before losing to Judd Trump.
  • He was relegated from the main tour after the 2013/14 season, but bounced straight back via Q School, beating Eden Sharav 4-0 in the final round of event one.
  • Tian earned his debut on the tour at Q School in 2011. Beating Dave Gilbert in the final round of event two.
  • He was a wildcard at the 2010 China Open and beat Ronnie O’Sullivan 5-3 in the last 32.