Shaun Murphy Watches His 2005 World Championship Win

Sunny Akani

  • Title

  • Nationality

    Thailand
  • Turned Pro

    2015
  • Highest Tournament Break

    133
  • Location

    Thailand
  • D.O.B

    10 September 1995
  • Money List Earnings

    £59,000
  • Nickname

    The Sunshine Kid
Season Stats
  • Frames Played

    145
  • Frames Won

    72
  • Frames Lost

    73
  • Frames Won Percentage

    49.66%
  • Shots Played

    3489
  • Shots Per Frame

    24.06
  • Breaks Over 50

    45
  • 50 Break Rate

    3.22
  • Breaks Over 100

    3
  • 100 Break Rate

    48.33

Best ranking performance: Quarter-finals

Career highlights:

2015: Wins the Asian Under-21 Championship to earn a place on the pro tour.
2016: Reaches the quarter-finals of a ranking event for the first time at the Indian Open, before losing to Kyren Wilson.
2017: Enjoys a superb run to the last 16 of the UK Championship, knocking out Fergal O’Brien, Michael Holt and Barry Hawkins and comes close to beating Ronnie O’Sullivan but loses 6-5.
2018: Reaches the quarter-finals of the Shoot Out.