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Ding Junhui

Nationality: China (China); Male; Born: 1 Apr 1987 (37 years)
Status: Professional; First season as pro: 2003; Ranking wins: 14; Maximums: 7;
Ranking: 7;
Other sources: CueTracker; World Snooker
World Championship (20 Apr - 6 May 2024)
Rd 1 (19) China Ding Junhui [7] v To be decided   2024-04-23 09:00:00Z
2024-04-24 09:00:00Z
Tour Championship (1-7 Apr 2024)
QF Northern Ireland Mark Allen [5] 10-8 China Ding Junhui [4] Head to head Details 
Allen won frame 16 after a respotted black ball.

142 by Allen in frame 10 is the highest break of the event so far

World Open (18-24 Mar 2024)
Final England Judd Trump [1] 10-4 China Ding Junhui [11] Head to head Details 

Session 1:
87-40, 64-20, 88-0 (88), 1-64 (59), 70-56 (59)
61-12, 89-4 (79), 78-16 (78), 0-106 (106)

Session 2:
130-0 (130), 35-89 (84), 106-0 (106), 23-60, 85-57 (58)

Referee: Zhu Ying

Trump defends his title and wins it for the second time. It's his 28th ranking win and fifth of the season.

SF China Ding Junhui [11] 6-5 Australia Neil Robertson [7] Head to head Details 
Decided on the final pink

74-39 (64), 0-81 (68), 19-73, 5-118 (118), 71-24
84-16 (75), 69-21 (51), 28-81 (55), 0-128 (128)
69-56 (68), 70-56 (NR 53)

QF China Ding Junhui [11] 5-0 Iran Hossein Vafaei [19] Head to head Details 
Rd 4 China Ding Junhui [11] 5-3 England Shaun Murphy [6] Head to head Details 
Rd 3 China Ding Junhui [11] 5-1 China Cao Yupeng [43] Head to head Details 
Rd 2 China Ding Junhui [11] 5-2 China Liu Hongyu [80] Head to head Details 
World Open Qual (22-24 Jan 2024)
Q Rd 2 China Ding Junhui [11] 5-3 England Zak Surety [73]   Details 

147 by Surety in frame 7. His first maximum and the 201st in pro snooker. Watch on YouTube.

World Masters (4-6 Mar 2024)
Rd 2 England Ali Carter 4-3 China Ding Junhui Head to head Details 
Rd 1 China Ding Junhui 4-0 Saudi Arabia Omar Alajlani (a)   Details 
Players Championship (19-25 Feb 2024)
Rd 1 Scotland John Higgins [11] 6-4 China Ding Junhui [6] Head to head Details 
Re-rack in frame 10
Welsh Open (12-18 Feb 2024)
Rd 2 England Robbie Williams [47] 4-2 China Ding Junhui [12] Head to head Details 
Welsh Open Qual (25-27 Jan 2024)
Q Rd 2 China Ding Junhui [12] 4-2 England Jenson Kendrick [109] Head to head Details 
World Grand Prix (15-21 Jan 2024)
SF England Ronnie O'Sullivan [2] 6-1 China Ding Junhui [6] Head to head Details 

135-0 (135), 0-91 (85), 129-0 (128), 88-32 (79)
90-28 (90), 128-8 (128), 138-0 (124)

QF China Ding Junhui [6] 5-2 China Zhang Anda [3] Head to head Details 
Rd 2 China Ding Junhui [6] 4-1 Thailand Noppon Saengkham [11] Head to head Details 
Rd 1 China Ding Junhui [6] 4-3 England Ricky Walden [27] Head to head Details 
Ding won frame 2 after having needed two snookers
Masters (7-14 Jan 2024)
Rd 1 England Ronnie O'Sullivan [3] 6-3 China Ding Junhui [12] Head to head Details 

147 by Ding in frame 7. This was his seventh maximum break and the 195th in professional snooker. He is the first player to have made two maximum breaks at the Masters. Watch on YouTube.

Macau Masters - Event 2 (26-29 Dec 2023)
QF England Judd Trump 6-1 China Ding Junhui Head to head
German Masters Qual (18-22 Dec 2023)
Q Rd 1 China Yuan Sijun [38] 5-2 China Ding Junhui [11] Head to head Details 
Yuan was docked the fifth frame for being late after the interval.
Scottish Open (11-17 Dec 2023)
Rd 3 England Tom Ford [18] 4-3 China Ding Junhui [15] Head to head Details 
Rd 2 China Ding Junhui [15] 4-1 England Jenson Kendrick [103] Head to head Details 
Scottish Open Qual (30 Oct - 2 Nov 2023)
Q Rd 1 China Ding Junhui [15] 4-0 England David Grace [57] Head to head Details 
UK Championship (25 Nov - 3 Dec 2023)
Final England Ronnie O'Sullivan [3] 10-7 China Ding Junhui [17] Head to head Details 

Session 1:
96-0 (71), 71-63 (63, 71), 91-38 (91), 31-99 (89)
60-49, 19-71, 0-115 (114), 0-76 (70)

Session 2:
89-0 (84), 2-56 (56), 127-6 (87), 80-6 (79)
4-70 (52), 4-104 (104), 100-0 (100), 87-8 (74), 134-6 (129)

Referee: Rob Spencer

This was O'Sullivan's record-extending eighth UK title and record-extending 40th ranking title.

He now has the records for both youngest and oldest to win the UK Championship.

SF China Ding Junhui [17] 6-4 England Judd Trump [4] Head to head Details 

93-40 (60), 0-84 (50), 15-71, 63-24, 0-124 (124)
99-1, 110-17 (110), 7-117 (105), 126-2 (88)
85-38 (84)

QF China Ding Junhui [17] 6-5 Wales Mark J Williams [9] Head to head Details 

A new record of 195 points scored in frame 8 as Williams won it by 101-94. The previous record was 192.

Rd 2 China Ding Junhui [17] 6-3 England Tom Ford [16] Head to head Details 
Rd 1 China Ding Junhui [17] 6-5 Northern Ireland Mark Allen [1] Head to head Details 
UK Championship Qual (18-23 Nov 2023)
Q Rd 4 China Ding Junhui [17] 6-3 England Robbie Williams [49] Head to head Details 
Q Rd 3 China Ding Junhui [17] 6-4 Wales Daniel Wells [81] Head to head Details 
Champion of Champions (13-19 Nov 2023)
QF Scotland John Higgins [8] 6-1 China Ding Junhui Head to head Details 
Rd 1 China Ding Junhui 4-3 China Zhang Anda Head to head Details 
Ding replaced Ronnie O'Sullivan who withdrew. O'Sullivan's post on X

Ding was 3-0 and 60-4 up, before he eventually won the match on the final black.

International Championship (5-12 Nov 2023)
QF China Zhang Anda [55] 6-3 China Ding Junhui [15] Head to head Details 
Rd 4 China Ding Junhui [15] 6-2 China Pang Junxu [34] Head to head Details 
Rd 3 China Ding Junhui [15] 6-5 England Gary Wilson [18] Head to head Details 
Rd 2 China Ding Junhui [15] 6-4 China Long Zehuang [96] Head to head Details 
International Championship Qual (18-23 Sep 2023)
Q Rd 2 China Ding Junhui [15] 6-1 England Ian Burns [106] Head to head Details 
Wuhan Open (9-15 Oct 2023)
Rd 2 China Yuan Sijun [50] 5-0 China Ding Junhui [15] Head to head Details 
Wuhan Open Qual (1-5 Sep 2023)
Q Rd 1 China Ding Junhui [15] 5-3 England Ashley Hugill [65] Head to head Details 
English Open (2-8 Oct 2023)
QF China Liu Hongyu [88] 5-2 China Ding Junhui [15] Head to head Details 
Rd 4 China Ding Junhui [15] 4-3 Belgium Luca Brecel [2] Head to head Details 

This was Ding's eighth win from eight meetings

Rd 3 China Ding Junhui [15] 4-2 England Gary Wilson [18] Head to head Details 
Rd 2 China Ding Junhui [15] 4-1 England David Grace [56] Head to head Details 
English Open Qual (6-8 Sep 2023)
Q Rd 2 China Ding Junhui [15] 4-3 China Ma Hailong [106]   Details 
Ding was docked the first frame for arriving late
British Open (25 Sep - 1 Oct 2023)
Rd 4 Wales Mark J Williams [9] 4-2 China Ding Junhui [15] Head to head Details 
Rd 3 China Ding Junhui [15] 4-0 Belgium Julien Leclercq [67]   Details 
Rd 2 China Ding Junhui [15] 4-3 China Liu Hongyu [90] Head to head Details 
British Open Qual (14-19 Aug 2023)
Q Rd 1 China Ding Junhui [15] 4-3 Belgium Luca Brecel [2] Head to head Details 
Brecel was 3-0 down
Shanghai Masters (11-17 Sep 2023)
Rd 2 Australia Neil Robertson [6] 6-5 China Ding Junhui [15] Head to head Details 
Rd 1 China Ding Junhui [15] 6-2 China Si Jiahui [19] Head to head Details