Paul Hunter Classic 2018
|Born||26 June 1994|
Fuyang, Anhui Province
|Highest ranking||82 (August 2018)|
2013 Zhangjiagang Open
|Best ranking finish||Last 32 (2018 German Masters)|
Niu first received attention in world snooker when he entered APTC Event 2 in 2012, reaching the last 16 and defeating established professionals Mark King (4–0) and future World Champion Stuart Bingham (4–3). He reached the same stage at the 2015 Xuzhou Open where he was defeated by Alfie Burden. His most notable result was defeating Matthew Selt 4–1 in the last 64.
He achieved a two-year world snooker tour card in May 2017 due to his performances on the Chinese professional tour.
Performance and rankings timelineEdit
|Ranking[nb 1]||[nb 2]||[nb 2]||[nb 2]||[nb 2]||[nb 2]||[nb 3]||83|
|Riga Masters||Not Held||MR||A||WD||1R|
|Paul Hunter Classic||Minor-Ranking||A||A||2R|
|China Championship||Not Held||NR||LQ||LQ|
|European Masters||Not Held||A||LQ||LQ|
|English Open||Not Held||A||1R||1R|
|Northern Ireland Open||Not Held||A||2R||2R|
|Scottish Open||MR||Not Held||A||2R||1R|
|World Grand Prix||Not Held||NR||DNQ||DNQ||DNQ||DNQ|
|Gibraltar Open||Not Held||MR||A||2R||A|
|Tour Championship||Tournament Not Held||DNQ|
|Haining Open||Not Held||MR||4R||3R||WD|
|Former ranking tournaments|
|Wuxi Classic||A||A||WR||Tournament Not Held|
|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 Held||means an event was not held.|
|NR / Non-Ranking Event||means an event is/was no longer a ranking event.|
|R / Ranking Event||means an event is/was a ranking event.|
|MR / Minor-Ranking Event||means an event is/was a minor-ranking event.|
- It shows the ranking at the beginning of the season.
- He was an amateur.
- New players on the Main Tour don't have a ranking.
- "China Tour Nominations". WPBSA. 11 May 2017. Retrieved 1 October 2017.
- "Guotai Liquor Asian Players Tour Championship Event Two". snooker.org. 29 September 2017.
- "2015 Xuzhou Open Results". Snooker Database. 1 October 2017.
- "Niu Zhuang". World Snooker. 11 May 2017. Retrieved 1 October 2017.
- "Ranking History". Snooker.org. Retrieved 6 February 2011.
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