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Ben Mertens

Male; Belgium (Belgium); Born: 13 Oct 2004 (19 years)
Status: Professional; First season as pro: 2022;
Ranking: n/a;
Twitter: @benmertens2004; Other sources: CueTracker; World Snooker

2024/2025
Championship League Stage One Group 9 (24 Jun 2024)
Grp (5) Belgium Ben Mertens v Latvia Artemijs Zizins   Est. 2024-06-24 17:30:00Z
Grp (5) Scotland John Higgins v Belgium Ben Mertens   2024-06-24 16:00:00Z
Grp (5) China Ma Hailong v Belgium Ben Mertens   Est. 2024-06-24 12:30:00Z
2023/2024
World Championship Qual (8-17 Apr 2024)
Q Rd 3 China Si Jiahui [23] 10-9 Belgium Ben Mertens [74]   Details 
End of 1st session Si 5-4 up

Mertens was 9-8 and 69-0 ahead with only 67 left. Si got a snooker to force the decider which he won.

Q Rd 2 Belgium Ben Mertens [74] 10-9 England Rod Lawler [87]   Details 
The match was pulled off at 9-7 to Lawler. Re-rack in frames 11 & 19.
Welsh Open (12-18 Feb 2024)
Rd 2 China Fan Zhengyi [33] 4-2 Belgium Ben Mertens [73] Head to head Details 
German Masters (29 Jan - 4 Feb 2024)
Rd 2 China Fan Zhengyi [31] 5-3 Belgium Ben Mertens [73] Head to head Details 
Welsh Open Qual (25-27 Jan 2024)
Q Rd 2 Belgium Ben Mertens [73] 4-0 England Hammad Miah [85]   Details 
World Open Qual (22-24 Jan 2024)
Q Rd 2 England Ben Woollaston [57] 5-4 Belgium Ben Mertens [72]   Details 
German Masters Qual (18-22 Dec 2023)
Q Rd 1 Belgium Ben Mertens [73] 5-3 Malaysia Rory Thor [107]   Details 
Scottish Open (11-17 Dec 2023)
Rd 2 Scotland Liam Graham [111] 4-2 Belgium Ben Mertens [68]   Details 
Shoot Out (6-9 Dec 2023)
Rd 1 China Peng Yisong [79] 63-10 Belgium Ben Mertens [60]   Details 
UK Championship Qual (18-23 Nov 2023)
Q Rd 2 Hong Kong Marco Fu [89] 6-4 Belgium Ben Mertens [72]   Details 
Scottish Open Qual (30 Oct - 2 Nov 2023)
Q Rd 1 Belgium Ben Mertens [68] 4-0 United States Ahmed Aly Elsayed [120]   Details 
Northern Ireland Open Qual (17-20 Oct 2023)
Q Rd 1 Northern Ireland Mark Allen [1] 4-0 Belgium Ben Mertens [66]   Details 
Wuhan Open (9-15 Oct 2023)
Rd 3 China Lyu Haotian [39] 5-1 Belgium Ben Mertens [70]   Details 
Rd 2 Belgium Ben Mertens [70] 5-1 Wales Dominic Dale [58]   Details 
British Open (25 Sep - 1 Oct 2023)
Rd 2 China Yuan Sijun [51] 4-0 Belgium Ben Mertens [72] Head to head Details 
International Championship Qual (18-23 Sep 2023)
Q Rd 2 England Robbie Williams [47] 6-3 Belgium Ben Mertens [70]   Details 
Williams won frame 5 after having needed two snookers.
English Open Qual (6-8 Sep 2023)
Q Rd 2 China Zhang Anda [55] 4-0 Belgium Ben Mertens [71]   Details 
Wuhan Open Qual (1-5 Sep 2023)
Q Rd 1 Belgium Ben Mertens [70] 5-2 England Shaun Murphy [7] Head to head Details 
European Masters (22-27 Aug 2023)
Rd 3 England David Gilbert [19] 5-4 Belgium Ben Mertens [69] Head to head Details 
Rd 2 Belgium Ben Mertens [69] 5-3 England Sanderson Lam [72] Head to head Details 
British Open Qual (14-19 Aug 2023)
Q Rd 1 Belgium Ben Mertens [72] 4-2 England Louis Heathcote [102] Head to head Details 
European Masters Qual (25-29 Jul 2023)
Q Rd 1 Belgium Ben Mertens [69] 5-4 England Gary Wilson [14]   Details 
Championship League Stage One Group 28 (4 Jul 2023)
Grp England Anthony Hamilton [28] 2-2 Belgium Ben Mertens [62] Head to head Details 
Grp Belgium Ben Mertens [62] 2-2 China Xing Zihao [112]   Details 
Grp Belgium Ben Mertens [62] 2-2 Australia Ryan Thomerson [78] Head to head Details 

Mertens forced a re-spotted black after needing snookers in frame 1 but lost.

2022/2023
World Championship Qual (3-12 Apr 2023)
Q Rd 3 England Jimmy Robertson [25] 10-6 Belgium Ben Mertens [89]   Details 
Q Rd 2 Belgium Ben Mertens [89] 10-6 Belgium Julien Leclercq [72] Head to head Details 
Q Rd 1 Belgium Ben Mertens [89] 10-3 Brazil Victor Sarkis [116]   Details 
WST Classic (16-22 Mar 2023)
Rd 2 China Pang Junxu [44] 4-0 Belgium Ben Mertens [95]   Details 
Rd 1 Belgium Ben Mertens [95] 4-1 England Ricky Walden [21]   Details 
Welsh Open (13-19 Feb 2023)
Rd 4 England Ronnie O'Sullivan [2] 4-0 Belgium Ben Mertens [105] Head to head Details 

Mertens reached the last 16 for the first time in his professional career.

Rd 3 Belgium Ben Mertens [105] 4-3 England David Gilbert [17] Head to head Details 

Mertens made a career high break of 130 and reached the last 16 for the first time.

Rd 2 Belgium Ben Mertens [105] 4-2 Wales Jackson Page [61]   Details 
Shoot Out (25-28 Jan 2023)
Rd 2 China Fan Zhengyi [31] 55-52 Belgium Ben Mertens [100] Head to head Details 

Break 52 (BM)

Rd 1 Belgium Ben Mertens [100] 34-21 England Anthony Hamilton [33] Head to head Details 
Welsh Open Qual (11-13 Jan 2023)
Q Rd 1 Belgium Ben Mertens [105] 4-0 England Barry Pinches [83] Head to head Details 

Re-rack in frame 4

6 Red World Championship Qual (7-9 Jan 2023)
Q Rd 5 England Chris Wakelin 6-2 Belgium Ben Mertens  
Q Rd 4 Belgium Ben Mertens 6-5 Wales Jamie Jones  
Q Rd 3 Belgium Ben Mertens 6-0 England Mark Davis  
Q Rd 2 Belgium Ben Mertens 6-2 Northern Ireland Jordan Brown  
Q Rd 1 Belgium Ben Mertens 6-1 England Jenson Kendrick Head to head
English Open Qual (25-30 Oct 2022)
Q Rd 2 England Ronnie O'Sullivan [2] 4-3 Belgium Ben Mertens [99] Head to head Details 
German Masters Qual (21-26 Nov 2022)
Q Rd 2 England Barry Pinches [84] 5-4 Belgium Ben Mertens [102] Head to head Details 
UK Championship Qual (5-10 Nov 2022)
Q Rd 1 England Martin O'Donnell (a) 6-4 Belgium Ben Mertens [102]   Details 
Scottish Open Qual (9-14 Oct 2022)
Q Rd 1 England Ashley Hugill [103] 4-1 Belgium Ben Mertens [99]   Details 

re-spotted black in frame 3 (66-66)

British Open (26 Sep - 2 Oct 2022)
Rd 1 England Craig Steadman [79] 4-3 Belgium Ben Mertens [116]   Details 
Northern Ireland Open Qual (23-28 Aug 2022)
Q Rd 2 Thailand Noppon Saengkham [38] 4-0 Belgium Ben Mertens [98]   Details 
British Open Qual (9-14 Aug 2022)
Q Rd 1 Belgium Ben Mertens [116] 4-1 Australia Ryan Thomerson [113] Head to head Details 
Championship League Stage One Group 7 (19 Jul 2022)
Grp Belgium Ben Mertens 3-1 China Xu Si [69]   Details 
Grp Belgium Ben Mertens 3-1 England Liam Highfield [33]   Details 
Grp England Shaun Murphy [7] 2-2 Belgium Ben Mertens Head to head
European Masters Qual (15-24 Jul 2022)
Q Rd 1 England David Grace [52] 5-2 Belgium Ben Mertens [110]   Details 
2021/2022
Q School 3 (28 May - 2 Jun 2022)
Rd 3 England Steven Hallworth 4-1 Belgium Ben Mertens (a) Head to head Details 
Rd 2 Belgium Ben Mertens (a) 4-1 England Halim Hussain (a)   Details 
Q School 2 (22-27 May 2022)
Final England Zak Surety 4-2 Belgium Ben Mertens (a) Head to head Details 

27-70, 62-19, 38-79, 82-8, 65-56, 63-39

Surety earns a spot on the World Snooker Tour for 2022/2023 and 2023/2024.

Rd 5 Belgium Ben Mertens (a) 4-1 Wales Liam Davies (a)   Details 
Rd 4 Belgium Ben Mertens (a) 4-0 Israel Eden Sharav (a)   Details 
Rd 3 Belgium Ben Mertens (a) 4-0 Wales Alfie Davies (a)   Details 
Rd 2 Belgium Ben Mertens (a) w/o Pakistan Muhammad Imran (a)    
Q School 1 (16-21 May 2022)
Rd 2 China Liu Hongyu (a) 4-3 Belgium Ben Mertens (a)   Details 
Q Tour Play Off (10-11 May 2022)
Rd 1 England Ryan Davies (a) [15] 4-1 Belgium Ben Mertens (a) [2] Head to head Details 
World Championship Qual (4-13 Apr 2022)
Q Rd 1 England Louis Heathcote [101] 6-5 Belgium Ben Mertens (a) Head to head Details 
Q Tour 4 (18-20 Mar 2022)
Rd 3 Cyprus Michael Georgiou (a) [24] 3-1 Belgium Ben Mertens (a) [4]   Details 
Rd 2 Belgium Ben Mertens (a) [4] 3-1 England Kuldesh Johal (a) [29] Head to head Details 
Rd 1 Belgium Ben Mertens (a) [4] 3-1 England Jenson Kendrick (a) [44] Head to head Details 
Q Tour 3 (28-30 Jan 2022)
SF Belgium Julien Leclercq (a) [68] 4-2 Belgium Ben Mertens (a) [8] Head to head Details 

64-67, 75-18 (68), 108-13, 79-5 (78), 0-65, 93-0 (93)

QF Belgium Ben Mertens (a) [8] 4-0 Thailand Mink Nutcharut (af)   Details 
Rd 3 Belgium Ben Mertens (a) [8] 3-1 Wales Michael White (a) [3] Head to head Details 
Rd 2 Belgium Ben Mertens (a) [8] 3-0 Austria Florian Nüßle (a) [39]   Details 
Rd 1 Belgium Ben Mertens (a) [8] 3-0 Ukraine Sergey Isaenko (a) [57]   Details 
Q Tour 2 (10-12 Dec 2021)
SF Wales Michael White (a) 4-0 Belgium Ben Mertens (a) Head to head Details 

74-53, 76-4 (76), 137-0 (137), 103-4 (98)

QF Belgium Ben Mertens (a) 4-1 England Sanderson Lam (a) Head to head Details 
Rd 3 Belgium Ben Mertens (a) 3-1 England Ian Martin (a)   Details 
Rd 2 Belgium Ben Mertens (a) 3-1 Iran Soheil Vahedi (a)   Details 
Rd 1 Belgium Ben Mertens (a) w/o Belgium Julien Leclercq (a) Head to head
Q Tour 1 (19-21 Nov 2021)
Rd 1 England Simon Bedford (a) w/o Belgium Ben Mertens (a)  

Mertens has withdrawn

2020/2021
Q School 3 (8-13 Jun 2021)
Rd 4 China Lei Peifan 4-2 Belgium Ben Mertens (a) Head to head Details 
Rd 3 Belgium Ben Mertens (a) 4-2 France Niel Vincent (a)   Details 
Rd 2 Belgium Ben Mertens (a) 4-0 Scotland Evan Munro (a)   Details 
Q School 2 (2-7 Jun 2021)
Rd 2 Wales David Donovan (a) 4-3 Belgium Ben Mertens (a)   Details 
Q School 1 (27 May - 1 Jun 2021)
Rd 2 England Lee Stephens (a) 4-3 Belgium Ben Mertens (a)   Details 
World Championship Qual (5-14 Apr 2021)
Q Rd 1 China Lei Peifan [98] 6-5 Belgium Ben Mertens (a) Head to head Details 
Lei was 5-1 down
Shoot Out (4-7 Feb 2021)
Rd 2 England Robert Milkins [28] 37-0 Belgium Ben Mertens (a) Head to head Details 
Rd 1 Belgium Ben Mertens (a) 44-10 England Zak Surety [84] Head to head Details 

Mertens replaced Kacper Filipiak who withdrew

European Masters (21-27 Sep 2020)
Rd 1 England Robert Milkins [49] 5-0 Belgium Ben Mertens (a) Head to head Details 
2019/2020
WSF Open (10-17 Jan 2020)
Rd 2 Wales Ben Fortey (a) 3-1 Belgium Ben Mertens (a)  
Q School 3 (5-9 Aug 2020)
Rd 3 England Steven Hallworth (a) 4-3 Belgium Ben Mertens (a) Head to head
Q School 1 (3-7 Aug 2020)
Rd 5 England Simon Blackwell (a) 4-0 Belgium Ben Mertens (a)  
Rd 4 Belgium Ben Mertens (a) 4-0 France Brian Ochoiski (a)  
Rd 3 Belgium Ben Mertens (a) 4-1 England Mark Anthony Taylor (a)  
Q School 3 (5-9 Aug 2020)
Rd 2 Belgium Ben Mertens (a) 3-0 England Paul Burrell (a)  
Rd 1 Belgium Ben Mertens (a) 3-1 England Patrick Whelan (a) Head to head
Q School 2 (4-8 Aug 2020)
Rd 2 Ireland Ryan Cronin (a) 3-1 Belgium Ben Mertens (a)  
Q School 1 (3-7 Aug 2020)
Rd 2 Belgium Ben Mertens (a) 3-2 England Jack Smithers (a)  
World Championship Qual (21-28 Jul 2020)
Q Rd 2 England Sam Baird [68] 6-4 Belgium Ben Mertens (a)   Details 
Q Rd 1 Belgium Ben Mertens (a) 6-2 England James Cahill [93]   Details 
Challenge Tour 10 (1-2 Mar 2020)
Rd 3 England Matthew Glasby (a) [25] 3-2 Belgium Ben Mertens (a) [24] Head to head
Rd 2 Belgium Ben Mertens (a) [24] 3-2 England Steven Hallworth (a) [22] Head to head
Rd 1 Belgium Ben Mertens (a) [24] 3-1 Ukraine Iulian Boiko (a) [30]  
Challenge Tour 9 (15-16 Feb 2020)
QF Ireland Leo Fernandez (a) [42] 3-1 Belgium Ben Mertens (a) [23]  
Rd 3 Belgium Ben Mertens (a) [23] 3-1 England Kuldesh Johal (a) [44] Head to head
Rd 2 Belgium Ben Mertens (a) [23] 3-0 England Peter Devlin (a) [28]  
Challenge Tour 7 (14-15 Dec 2019)
QF Scotland Dean Young (a) [13] 3-0 Belgium Ben Mertens (a) [27]  
Rd 3 Belgium Ben Mertens (a) [27] 3-0 England Patrick Whelan (a) [10] Head to head
Rd 2 Belgium Ben Mertens (a) [27] 3-0 Northern Ireland Robbie McGuigan (a) [8] Head to head
Rd 1 Belgium Ben Mertens (a) [27] 3-0 England Sanderson Lam (a) [11] Head to head
Challenge Tour 5 (28-29 Feb 2020)
Rd 1 Scotland Ross Muir (a) [29] 3-1 Belgium Ben Mertens (a) [25]  
Challenge Tour 4 (19-20 Oct 2019)
Rd 1 Wales Alex Taubman (a) [41] 3-0 Belgium Ben Mertens (a) [34]  
Challenge Tour 3 (5-6 Oct 2019)
Rd 3 Wales Andrew Pagett (a) [4] 3-0 Belgium Ben Mertens (a) [38]  
Rd 2 Belgium Ben Mertens (a) [38] 3-2 England Paul S Davison (a) [26] Head to head
Rd 1 Belgium Ben Mertens (a) [38] 3-0 England Kayden Brierley (a)  
Challenge Tour 2 (21-22 Sep 2019)
Rd 2 England Jeff Cundy (a) 3-2 Belgium Ben Mertens (a) [40]  
Rd 1 Belgium Ben Mertens (a) [40] 3-2 England Paul S Davison (a) [26] Head to head
Challenge Tour 1 (31 Aug - 1 Sep 2019)
Rd 1 Northern Ireland Robbie McGuigan (a) 3-1 Belgium Ben Mertens (a) Head to head
Paul Hunter Classic (24-25 Aug 2019)
Rd 1 England Joe Perry [5] 4-0 Belgium Ben Mertens (a)   Details 
2018/2019
Q School 3 (30 May - 4 Jun 2019)
Rd 2 England Adam Duffy (a) 4-1 Belgium Ben Mertens (a)   Details 
Rd 1 Belgium Ben Mertens (a) 4-3 England John Welsh (a)   Details 
Q School 2 (24-29 May 2019)
Rd 2 Ireland Noel Landers (a) 4-2 Belgium Ben Mertens (a)   Details 
Q School 1 (18-23 May 2019)
Rd 2 England Matthew Glasby (a) 4-3 Belgium Ben Mertens (a) Head to head Details 
Rd 1 Belgium Ben Mertens (a) 4-1 England Garry Coulson (a)   Details 
Shoot-Out (21-24 Feb 2019)
Rd 2 England Ryan Davies (a) 37-12 Belgium Ben Mertens (a) Head to head Details 
Rd 1 Belgium Ben Mertens (a) 60-59 Thailand James Wattana [103]   Details 
German Masters Qual (18-21 Dec 2018)
Q Rd 1 China Yuan Sijun [63] 5-0 Belgium Ben Mertens (a) Head to head Details 
Paul Hunter Classic (22-26 Aug 2018)
Rd 2 England Andrew Higginson [24] 4-0 Belgium Ben Mertens (a)   Details 
Rd 1 Belgium Ben Mertens (a) 4-1 Poland Adam Stefanow   Details 
Q Rd 2 Belgium Ben Mertens (a) 4-0 Czech Republic Jan Matejicek (a)    
Q Rd 1 Belgium Ben Mertens (a) 4-1 Switzerland Marvin Losi (a)    
2017/2018
Paul Hunter Classic (22-27 Aug 2017)
Q Rd 2 Germany Patrick Einsle (a) 4-2 Belgium Ben Mertens (a)   Details 
2015/2016
Euro Tour 2 (26-30 Aug 2015)
Q Rd 2 Wales Ben Jones (a) 4-0 Belgium Ben Mertens (a)