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Luca Brecel
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Nationality: Belgium (Belgium); Male; Born: 8 Mar 1995 (27 years)
Status: Professional; First season as pro: 2011; Ranking wins: 2; Maximums: 1;
Ranking: 11; Seeding: 11;
Homepage: lucabrecel.simplesite.com/; Other sources: CueTracker ; World Snooker
World Championship (16 Apr - 2 May 2022) Pencil
Rd 1 Thailand Noppon Saengkham [38] 10-5 Belgium Luca Brecel [11] Head to head Details  Pencil
Tour Championship (28 Mar - 3 Apr 2022) Pencil
SF Scotland John Higgins [8] 10-7 Belgium Luca Brecel [5] Head to head Details  Pencil

Session 1:
26-87 (64), 0-116 (105), 0-115 (78), 75-46
76-64 (LB 64), 106-26 (54, 52), 63-32, 108-7 (108)

Session 2:
66-30, 0-80 (55), 93-6 (50), 52-73 (52,69)
44-72 (68), 0-108 (108), 71-35, 107-8, 68-30 (67)

QF Belgium Luca Brecel [5] 10-6 England Judd Trump [4] Head to head Details  Pencil

140 by Judd Trump in frame 13 the HB of the tournament

Gibraltar Open (24-26 Mar 2022) Pencil
Rd 3 Wales Jak Jones [44] 4-3 Belgium Luca Brecel [14] Head to head Details  Pencil
Rd 2 Belgium Luca Brecel [14] 4-1 England David Lilley (a)   Details  Pencil
Rd 1 Belgium Luca Brecel [14] 4-3 England Jamie Curtis-Barrett (a)   Details 
Curtis-Barrett replaced Kurt Maflin who withdrew.
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Turkish Masters (7-13 Mar 2022) Pencil
Rd 2 China Zhou Yuelong [18] 5-4 Belgium Luca Brecel [15] Head to head Details  Pencil
Rd 1 Belgium Luca Brecel [15] 5-1 England Stuart Carrington [50] Head to head Details  Pencil
European Masters (21-27 Feb 2022) Pencil
Rd 2 Thailand Akani Songsermsawad [55] 5-4 Belgium Luca Brecel [45] Head to head Details  Pencil
Rd 1 Belgium Luca Brecel [45] 5-3 England Gary Wilson [24] Head to head Details  Pencil
Welsh Open Qual (15-20 Feb 2022) Pencil
Q Rd 1 Jamaica Rory McLeod [82] 4-2 Belgium Luca Brecel [17] Head to head Details  Pencil
Players Championship (7-13 Feb 2022) Pencil
Rd 1 England Jimmy Robertson [15] 6-1 Belgium Luca Brecel [2] Head to head Details  Pencil
Turkish Masters Qual (2-6 Feb 2022) Pencil
Q Rd 1 Belgium Luca Brecel [15] 5-1 England Peter Devlin [83]   Details  Pencil
German Masters (26-30 Jan 2022) Pencil
Rd 2 England Ricky Walden [29] 5-2 Belgium Luca Brecel [44] Head to head Details  Pencil

Re-rack in frame 6

Rd 1 Belgium Luca Brecel [44] 5-3 China Zhang Anda [114] Head to head Details  Pencil
Shoot Out (20-23 Jan 2022) Pencil
Rd 2 England Simon Blackwell (a) 54-35 Belgium Luca Brecel [10]   Details  Pencil
Rd 1 Belgium Luca Brecel [10] 40-20 England Joe Perry [27] Head to head Details  Pencil
World Grand Prix (13-19 Dec 2021) Pencil
Rd 2 England Jimmy Robertson [15] 4-3 Belgium Luca Brecel [2] Head to head Details  Pencil
Rd 1 Belgium Luca Brecel [2] 4-1 Northern Ireland Jordan Brown [31] Head to head Details  Pencil

88 by Brecel in frame 3 was a maximum attempt. Lost position on the 12th red.

Scottish Open (6-12 Dec 2021) Pencil
Final Belgium Luca Brecel [44] 9-5 Scotland John Higgins [7] Head to head Details  Pencil

Session 1:
71-33, 96-0 (96), 61-8, 0-91
69-21 (61), 59-56, 46-75 (70)
104-0 (104)

Session 2:
79-27 (79), 98-0 (64), 5-97, 17-73 (73)
25-62 (53), 128-0 (127)

Referee: Colin Humphries

This was Brecel's second ranking title.

SF Belgium Luca Brecel [44] 6-1 Scotland Anthony McGill [16] Head to head Details  Pencil

96-0 (96), 60-51, 67-11, 60-42
58-1, 1-90 (90), 77-54 (AM 54)

QF Belgium Luca Brecel [44] 5-4 England Matthew Selt [33] Head to head Details  Pencil
Rd 3 Belgium Luca Brecel [44] 4-1 Ireland Fergal O'Brien [77] Head to head Details  Pencil
Rd 2 Belgium Luca Brecel [44] 4-3 China Pang Junxu [66] Head to head Details  Pencil
Rd 1 Belgium Luca Brecel [44] 4-2 England Joe Perry [21] Head to head Details  Pencil
UK Championship (23 Nov - 5 Dec 2021) Pencil
Final China Zhao Xintong [26] 10-5 Belgium Luca Brecel [40] Head to head Details 
Brecel was the first European from outside the UK and Ireland to compete in the UK final.

For the first time neither of the UK finalists were ranked inside the top 16 at the start of the tournament.
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Session 1:
79-4 (79), 0-133 (133), 90-25 (61), 19-80
92-12, 67-40, 47-60, 85-17 (78)

Session 2:
87-0 (87), 120-9 (120), 31-71 (64), 69-6 (56)
13-97 (81), 71-19, 99-0 (99)

Referee: Ben Williams

This was Zhao's first ranking title from his first final. He now has qualified for the Masters.

For the first time neither of the UK Championship finalists was ranked inside top 16 at the start of the tournament and neither was from the UK or Ireland.

SF Belgium Luca Brecel [40] 6-4 England Kyren Wilson [5] Head to head Details  Pencil

130-0 (130), 14-121 (121), 105-25 (105), 59-69 (59, 69)
21-67, 108-1 (102), 97-0 (97), 80-0 (80), 1-83 (83), 112-0 (112)

QF Belgium Luca Brecel [40] 6-2 Scotland Anthony McGill [16] Head to head Details  Pencil
Rd 4 Belgium Luca Brecel [40] 6-1 England Anthony Hamilton [56] Head to head Details  Pencil
Rd 3 Belgium Luca Brecel [40] 6-0 Scotland Stephen Maguire [8] Head to head Details  Pencil
Rd 2 Belgium Luca Brecel [40] 6-5 England Tom Ford [25] Head to head Details  Pencil
Rd 1 Belgium Luca Brecel [40] 6-2 China Xu Si [90]   Details  Pencil
English Open (1-7 Nov 2021) Pencil
QF England Ronnie O'Sullivan [3] 5-1 Belgium Luca Brecel [44] Head to head Details  Pencil
Rd 3 Belgium Luca Brecel [44] 4-2 Scotland Fraser Patrick [117] Head to head Details  Pencil
Rd 2 Belgium Luca Brecel [44] 4-1 China Li Hang [39] Head to head Details  Pencil
Rd 1 Belgium Luca Brecel [44] 4-0 England Stuart Carrington [51] Head to head Details  Pencil
European Masters Qual (27-31 Oct 2021) Pencil
Q Rd 1 Belgium Luca Brecel [45] 5-1 England Barry Pinches [103] Head to head Details  Pencil
German Masters Qual (18-26 Oct 2021) Pencil
Q Rd 2 Belgium Luca Brecel [44] 5-1 China Wu Yize [107] Head to head Details  Pencil
Q Rd 1 Belgium Luca Brecel [44] 5-1 England Stuart Bingham [13] Head to head Details  Pencil
Northern Ireland Open (9-17 Oct 2021) Pencil
Rd 2 Scotland John Higgins [7] 4-2 Belgium Luca Brecel [37] Head to head Details  Pencil
Rd 1 Belgium Luca Brecel [37] 4-2 China Liang Wenbo [26] Head to head Details  Pencil
Scottish Open Qual (24-29 Sep 2021) Pencil
Q Rd 1 Belgium Luca Brecel [44] 4-1 Switzerland Alexander Ursenbacher [42]   Details  Pencil
English Open Qual (17-22 Sep 2021) Pencil
Q Rd 1 Belgium Luca Brecel [44] 4-1 Northern Ireland Mark Allen [11] Head to head Details  Pencil
Northern Ireland Open Qual (23-27 Aug 2021) Pencil
Q Rd 1 Belgium Luca Brecel [37] 4-0 Wales Michael White (a) Head to head Details  Pencil
British Open (16-22 Aug 2021) Pencil
Rd 3 England Hammad Miah [110] 3-1 Belgium Luca Brecel [36] Head to head Details  Pencil
Rd 2 Belgium Luca Brecel [36] 3-1 China Zhao Jianbo [71]   Details  Pencil
Rd 1 Belgium Luca Brecel [36] 3-2 England Barry Hawkins [10] Head to head Details  Pencil
Championship League Stage One Group 31 (23 Jul 2021) Pencil
Grp China Pang Junxu [56] 3-0 Belgium Luca Brecel [31] Head to head Details  Pencil
Grp Belgium Luca Brecel [31] 3-1 Scotland Dean Young [104]   Details  Pencil
Grp China Chang Bingyu [102] 3-1 Belgium Luca Brecel [31]   Details  Pencil