Ronnie O'Sullivan SMASHES Century in Deciding Frame | MrQ UK Championship

Chris Wakelin

  • Title

    2023 Shoot Out champion
  • Nationality

  • Turned Pro

  • Highest Tournament Break

  • Location

  • D.O.B

    16 March 1992
  • Money List Earnings

  • Nickname


Ranking titles: One

Career highlights:

2013: Earns a tour card by coming through Q School.
2015: Reaches his first ranking event quarter-final at the Indian Open in Mumbai, winning four matches before losing to Michael White.
2016: Beats Ronnie O’Sullivan at the English Open, on his way to the quarter-finals.
2018: Makes his Crucible debut after coming through World Championship qualifying and pushes Judd Trump all the way only to lose 10-9. Quarter-finalist at the Riga Masters. Climbs into the world’s top 50.
2021: Qualifies for the Crucible, beating Xiao Guodong 10-7 in the final round of qualifying. Loses at the Theatre of Dreams 10-4 against David Gilbert.
2022: Reaches the Crucible for a third time, but again can’t make it past the first round, losing 10-6 to Yan Bingtao.
2023: Enjoys his best career moment as he wins his first ranking title, beating Julien LeClercq in the final of the Shoot Out, making a tournament-high break of 119 in the final. The £50,000 prize lifts him to 33rd in the rankings. The following week he beats Neil Robertson 5-4 at the German Masters before his 16-game winning streak is ended by Robert Milkins in the quarter-finals. Reaches the final of the Northern Ireland Open in Belfast, beating the likes of Shaun Murphy and Jack Lisowski before losing 9-3 to Judd Trump.