Alan McManus (@2.0) vs Tian Pengfei (@1.8)
17-10-2019

Our Prediction:

Tian Pengfei will win

Alan McManus – Tian Pengfei Match Prediction | 17-10-2019 09:00

Despite these results, he was not awarded a wild card by World Snooker to compete on the main tour. In an astonishing finish to the match, O'Sullivan missed a simple final black off its spot which would have levelled the score at 44. He also recorded some impressive victories in the Wuxi Classic, by beating Mark Selby 53 and Joe Perry 51, before being whitewashed 60 by Ding Junhui. As a wild card, Tian defeated Ronnie O'Sullivan 53 in the last 32 of the 2010 China Open at the Students University Stadium in Beijing.

Tian lost 43 to Matthew Stevens in the second round of the Riga Masters after thrashing Allan Taylor 40. A string of qualifying defeats and first round exits followed until the Welsh Open in February 2017 where he overcame Chen Zhe 42, before losing 40 to Barry Hawkins in the second round.[33]Tian's deepest run of the year was at the China Open, where wins over Anthony McGill and Martin Gould took him into the last 16.

He began his professional career by playing Challenge Tour in 2004, at the time the second-level professional tour.[3] Tian played on Main Tour in 2006 and competed on the World Snooker Tour for two seasons until he dropped off in 2008. Tian Pengfei (Chinese: , born 16 August 1987) is a professional snooker player from the People's Republic of China. During this period he also served a one-year ban for sexual harassment. In 2010, he won his first professional title, the Beijing International Challenge, and returned to the Main Tour the following year.

Gerard Greene - Tian Pengfei (won)

In 2010, he won his first professional title, the Beijing International Challenge, and returned to the Main Tour the following year. During this period he also served a one-year ban for sexual harassment. Tian Pengfei (Chinese: , born 16 August 1987) is a professional snooker player from the People's Republic of China. He began his professional career by playing Challenge Tour in 2004, at the time the second-level professional tour.[3] Tian played on Main Tour in 2006 and competed on the World Snooker Tour for two seasons until he dropped off in 2008.

At the second European Tour Event he won four matches which included a last 16 triumph over top 16 player Stuart Bingham to reach the quarter-finals, where he was whitewashed 04 by Neil Robertson.[14] Tian went one better at the sixth European Tour Event with wins over the likes of Jamie Burnett, Mark Davis and Martin Gould in the quarter-finals to advance to the semis. Tian could not qualify for the main draw of any of the ranking events during the season.[14] However, he had a very good season in the minor-ranking Players Tour Championship Events.

In his opening match, Tian defeated Luca Brecel 53 to qualify for the 2013 Wuxi Classic in China where he was whitewashed 50 by Jack Lisowski in the first round.[19] He then lost in the qualifying rounds for three successive events, but reached the first round of the International Championship with a 60 thrashing of Alexander Ursenbacher.[19] He faced Mark Allen and was beaten 61.[20] Tian edged past Michael Wasley 54 to play in the German Masters, where he matched the best performance in a ranking event of his career.

Tian made a 106 break to trail Rory McLeod 32, but lost the next frame to finish as the event's runner-up.[29] Wins over Cao Yupeng and Liang Wenbo saw him reach the third round of the International Championship, where he lost 61 to Mark Allen.[28] He exited the UK Championship 62 to John Higgins in the second round.[30] Tian's final earlier in the season ensured that he made his first appearance in the PTC Finals, but he lost 41 to Robert Milkins in the first round.[28] At the China Open he defeated Barry Hawkins 54 and Michael Holt 52 to play Ricky Walden in the third round. Tian defeated Noppon Saengkham and Yu Delu both 51 and Matthew Stevens 50 to play in the final qualifying round of the 2015 Shanghai Masters, losing 54 to Mark Davis.[28] He eliminated reigning champion Shaun Murphy 41 to reach the quarter-finals of the Ruhr Open and then edged past Alan McManus and David Gilbert to progress through to his first professional final.

Tian qualified for the 2011/2012 main tour as a semi-finalist from the second Q School event.[8] As an unranked player, Tian would need to win four matches to qualify for the main draw of the ranking event tournaments.

As a wild card, Tian defeated Ronnie O'Sullivan 53 in the last 32 of the 2010 China Open at the Students University Stadium in Beijing. Despite these results, he was not awarded a wild card by World Snooker to compete on the main tour. He also recorded some impressive victories in the Wuxi Classic, by beating Mark Selby 53 and Joe Perry 51, before being whitewashed 60 by Ding Junhui. In an astonishing finish to the match, O'Sullivan missed a simple final black off its spot which would have levelled the score at 44.