Shaun Murphy Watches His 2005 World Championship Win

Sam Craigie

  • Title

    2010 World Under-21 Champion
  • Nationality

    English
  • Turned Pro

    2011
  • Highest Tournament Break

    143
  • Location

    Walkerville, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
  • D.O.B

    29 December 1993
  • Money List Earnings

    £89,500
  • Nickname

    -
Season Stats
  • Frames Played

    12
  • Frames Won

    6
  • Frames Lost

    6
  • Frames Won Percentage

    50%
  • Shots Played

    224
  • Shots Per Frame

    18.67
  • Breaks Over 50

    2
  • 50 Break Rate

    6
  • Breaks Over 100

    0
  • 100 Break Rate

    N/A

Best ranking performance: Quarter-finals

Career highlights:

2010: Wins the World Under-21 Championship, beating his brother Stephen 7-6 in the semi-finals and Li Hang 9-8 in the final.
2017: Reaches the last 16 of the Northern Ireland Open.
2018: Drops off the pro tour but immediately regains his place via Q School.
2019: Reaches the quarter-finals of a ranking event for the first time at the China Open in Beijing, earning a career best pay day of £27,000. Knocks out Sunny Akani, Ryan Day, Ali Carter and Liang Wenbo before losing to Neil Robertson. Reaches the last 16 of the Indian Open. Climbs into the world’s top 70.
2021: Qualifies for the Crucible stages of the World Championship for the first time by beating Zhao Xintong 10-9 in a tense Judgement Day clash, before succumbing to a 10-4 defeat to Mark Williams.
2022: Reaches the last 16 of both the German Masters ad the Turkish Masters.