Wu Yize is a former world ranking event quarter-finalist who finished the 2022/23 season ranked inside of the world’s top 64 for the first time.
His best performance to date came at the 2022 European Masters where he defeated Jenson Kendrick, Luca Brecel, Rory McLeod and Ryan Day to reach the last eight, before losing 5-3 to Ali Carter.
In 2023, he qualified for the televised stages of the World Championship for the first time with victories against Allan Taylor, Tian Pengfei and Chris Wakelin. At the Crucible, he lost out 10-3 to Australia’s Neil Robertson, who notably made two breaks of 146 during the match.
The Chinese prospect burst onto the international scene at the 2019 International Championship in Daqing. Competing as a wildcard, the youngster took four-time world champion John Higgins to a deciding frame, eventually losing 6-5.
In 2020, he reached the semi-final so the WSF Junior Open in Malta, before losing out in the last eight of the main WSF Open competition a week later.
He also made his debut at the professional World Championship, securing wins against Ashley Hugill and Robbie Williams, before falling to former Masters champion Alan McManus in the third qualifying round.
Wu earned a place on the World Snooker for the first time at the 2021 CBSA Qualifiers in Beijing.