Who is snooker player Antoni Kowalski, bio, age and career

Who is snooker player Antoni Kowalski, bio, age and career

Here is all you need to know about snooker youngster Antoni Kowalski along with his age, career, bio and more 

Young snooker player Antoni Kowalski called Ronnie O’Sullivan “arrogant” after the latter declined to list him among his top four players.

He named several current players as his snooker favourites before taking aim at 48-year-old seven-time world champion O’Sullivan, who is widely regarded as the best to have ever played the game.

While the young player was talking to Metro, he mentioned his inspiration and “hero” when he was six to be Shaun Murphy. 

Who is snooker player Antoni Kowalski, bio, age, nationality and career

He then went on to mention Mark Selby and Judd Trump to be his favourites in the list however, O’Sullivan couldn’t make the list. “I don’t know how to say it, but he’s pretty arrogant.”

He further praised him by calling him a “good guy” and “genius” however, not his “favourite.” Now that people are talking about him, here is all you need to know. 

Who is Antoni Kowalski? 

20 year old Antoni Kowalski is a young snooker player who was born on February 9, 2004 in Zielona Gora. 


The rising star has been awarded a two-year card to the World Snooker Tour, starting in the 2024–2025 season.  

After getting over former professionals James Cahill and Peng Yisong at Q School Event Two on Saturday, the young Polish player is now starting to get a lot of attention and recognition on the amateur circuit. 

Kowalski, who defeated Simon Blackwell during his run, has been given a two-year tour card. This comes after his Q Tour victory from the previous year and his runner-up position in the European Under-21 Championship. 


Furthermore, the renowned snooker player, who started playing the sport at the age of six, exudes confidence in every way. 

November 2023 saw the player grab the best win of his career, winning the Landywood Q Tour after defeating Rory McLeod 5-3 in the championship match. 

In January 2024, he won his third national championship after defeating Baronowski in the Polish national championship final. In the final of the EBSA European Under-21 Snooker Championship in March 2024, he was defeated by Liam Davies. 


In May 2024, he enrolled in Q School. He defeated Jed Mann and former pro James Cahill to go to the later stages of the second tournament.

He won 4-1 over Englishman Simon Blackwell in the last round to secure a two-year berth on the World Snooker Tour.