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Noppon Saengkham

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    15 July 1992
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Best ranking performance: semi-finals

Career highlights:

2009: Wins the World Under-21 Championship.
2013: Wins the Asian Under-21 Championship to regain a tour card.
2016: Quarter-finalist at the China Open.
2017: Qualifies for the final stages of the World Championship, becoming the fourth Thai player to grace the Crucible.
2018: Reaches the semi-finals of a ranking event for the first time at the Welsh Open, beating the likes of Judd Trump and Kyren Wilson before losing to Barry Hawkins. Also gets to the last four of the Yushan World Open before a narrow 6-5 reverse against Mark Williams.
2019: Makes his first official 147 at the Welsh Open. Climbs into the world’s top 40.
2020: Defeats Shaun Murphy 10-4 at the World Championship to win his first ever match at the Crucible, before losing 13-12 to Mark Selby in the last 16.