Simon Lichtenberg


Simon Lichtenberg (born 15 December 1997) is a German professional snooker player.

Simon Lichtenberg
Paul Hunter Classic 2016
Born (1997-12-15) 15 December 1997 (age 23)
Berlin, Germany
Sport country Germany
Professional2018–
Highest ranking93 (June–July 2019)
Current ranking 97 (as of 4 May 2021)
Career winnings£13,850
Highest break128:
2021 German Masters (qualifying)
Century breaks5
Best ranking finishLast 64 (x10)

Career


Lichtenberg was the German amateur champion in 2016 and won the EBSA European Under-21 Snooker Championships in 2018. With this win he was awarded a two-year card for the professional snooker tour from the 2018–19 season onwards.[1][2][3]

He lost his tour card at the end of the 2020 season after failing to make the top 64, but he regained it in the first Q School event by beating Leo Fernandez 4-1 in the final.

Performance and rankings timeline


Tournament 2016/
17
2017/
18
2018/
19
2019/
20
2020/
21
2021/
22
Ranking[4][nb 1] [nb 2] [nb 2] [nb 3] 93 [nb 4] 97
Ranking tournaments
European Masters A A LQ LQ 2R
English Open A A 1R 1R 2R
Championship League Tournament Not Held RR
Northern Ireland Open A A 1R 1R 1R
UK Championship A A 1R 1R 2R
Scottish Open A A 1R 1R 1R
World Grand Prix DNQ DNQ DNQ DNQ DNQ
German Masters A A LQ LQ LQ
Shoot-Out A A 1R 1R 2R
Welsh Open A A 1R 2R 2R
Players Championship DNQ DNQ DNQ DNQ DNQ
Gibraltar Open LQ 2R 1R 1R 1R
WST Pro Series Tournament Not Held RR
Tour Championship Not Held DNQ DNQ DNQ
World Championship A A LQ LQ LQ
Former ranking tournaments
Paul Hunter Classic 1R LQ 2R NR NH
Indian Open A A LQ Not Held
China Open A A LQ Not Held
Riga Masters A A LQ LQ NH
International Championship A A LQ LQ NH
China Championship NR A LQ LQ NH
World Open A A 1R LQ NH
Former non-ranking tournaments
Haining Open A A 1R A NH
Performance Table Legend
LQ lost in the qualifying draw #R lost in the early rounds of the tournament
(WR = Wildcard round, RR = Round robin)
QF lost in the quarter-finals
SF lost in the semi-finals F lost in the final W won the tournament
DNQ did not qualify for the tournament A did not participate in the tournament WD withdrew from the tournament
NH / Not Heldmeans an event was not held.
NR / Non-Ranking Eventmeans an event is/was no longer a ranking event.
R / Ranking Eventmeans an event is/was a ranking event.
MR / Minor-Ranking Eventmeans an event is/was a minor-ranking event.
VF / Variant Format Eventmeans an event is/was a variant format event.
  1. It shows the ranking at the beginning of the season.
  2. He was an amateur.
  3. New players on the Main Tour don't have a ranking.
  4. Players qualified through Q School started the season without ranking points.

Career finals


Amateur finals: 11 (7 titles, 4 runners-up)

Outcome No. Year Championship Opponent in the final Score
Runner-up 1. 2015 German Grand Prix - Event 1 Lukas Kleckers 0–4
Runner-up 2. 2016 German Grand Prix - Event 1 Andreas Ploner 1–3
Winner 1. 2016 German Grand Prix - Event 3 Roman Dietzel 3–2
Runner-up 3. 2016 German Grand Prix - Event 4 Roy Stolk 1–3
Winner 2. 2016 German Amateur Championship Roman Dietzel 4–2
Runner-up 4. 2017 German Grand Prix - Event 2 Jan Eisenstein 1–3
Winner 3. 2017 German Grand Prix - Event 5 Omar Alkojah 3–1
Winner 4. 2017 German 6-red Championship Christoph Gawlytta 5–1
Winner 5. 2018 EBSA European Under-21 Snooker Championships Tyler Rees 6–3
Winner 6. 2018 German Grand Prix - Event 4 Jörn Hannes-Hühn 3–0
Winner 7. 2019 German Grand Prix - Event 4 Richard Wienold 3–1

References


  1. Gaynor, Chris (17 May 2018). "The 17 new World Snooker Tour graduates for 2018/19". blastingnews.com. Retrieved 20 August 2020.
  2. "WSF News: Simon Lichtenberg Awarded Tour Card - World Snooker". Worldsnooker.com. 16 February 2018. Archived from the original on 29 August 2018. Retrieved 28 May 2018.
  3. "Main tour qualification 2018/19". wpbsa.com. WPBSA. 28 March 2018. Archived from the original on 10 July 2018. Retrieved 20 August 2020.
  4. "Ranking History". Snooker.org. Archived from the original on 19 December 2018. Retrieved 6 February 2011.