Xiao Guodong is fast emerging as the nearest challenger to Ding Junhui’s Chinese No1 status.Born in 1989 Guodong still has many years on the circuit to try and win a number of ranking titles.
Guodong is now fullfilling his potential,shooting up the ranking list and is certainly destined to be a top 16 player.He has now tasted finals day losing to fellow countryman Ding Junhui in the 2013 Shanghai Masters.
Date of Birth: 2.10.1989
Lives: Sheffield,South Yorkshire
Professional Since: 2007
Current World Ranking: 25
Highest Tournament Break: 141 – Grand Prix Qualifying (2012)