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Leo Fernandez

NameDate of Birth Country
Leo Fernandez05-07-1976Iran
Name :Leo Fernandez
Highest Ranking :67 (2004/2005)
Current Ranking :119 (After 2017 Riga Masters)
Highest Break :140 (2015 Q School)
Century Breaks :32
Leo Fernandez (born 5 July 1976 in Limerick) is an Irish professional snooker player.
Fernandez finished second on the PIOS Order of Merit in 2007 gaining promotion to the Main Tour for the 2007–2008 season, although he failed to finish inside the top 64 and was relegated after that season. He has been on and off the Main Tour a few times during his career, failing to make any significant impact each time. He suffered from testicular cancer in 2005 but continued playing while he recovered.
His best ranking event display came when he reached the last 16 of the 2003 Welsh Open, defeating opponents including fellow Irishman Fergal O'Brien and Mark King. He qualified for the 1999 World Championship but drew Ronnie O'Sullivan and lost 10–3. He also reached the final qualifying round in 2004, losing 10–8 to Dominic Dale. He was Jamie Burnett's opponent in 2004 UK Championship qualifying when Burnett scored a 148 break, the first ever break in excess of 147 in a professional match. 
As an amateur, Fernandez reached the final of English Amateur Championship in 2010, losing to Jack Lisowski, playing in the tournament again in 2011 and winning the title, victorious 10–6 in the final over John Whitty. He entered Q-School in 2015 and made it to the final round before losing 4–1 to Rhys Clark. In October 2015, Fernandez played in the Asian Tour, and reached quarter-finals of the Haining Open before losing 4–1 to world number 11 Ricky Walden. 

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