Kaspersky Riga Masters 2018 Qualifiers

Player Details

Chris Wakelin

Chris Wakelin (ENG)

Date Of Birth 16/03/1992 (26)
Place Of Birth UNKNOWN, England
Twitter @chris147ace
Lives Rugby
Turned Pro 2013

Season Ranking

55

Season AST

n/a

Wakelin recorded the most memorable victory of his career by beating Ronnie O’Sullivan at the 2016 English Open. The Englishman reached the quarter-finals, where he lost out to Stuart Bingham.

His beat Matthew Stevens 6-5 in a tense 2015 UK Championship last 128 match. He lost out in the next round after a 6-2 defeat against Michael Holt.

He reached the quarter-finals of a full ranking event for the first time at the 2015 Indian Open in Mumbai. He won four matches before losing to eventual Champion Michael White.

Wakelin earned a place on snooker’s main tour for the first time by coming through Q School in 2013. He beat Adam Wicheard 4-2 in the final of the third event, in bizarre circumstances after his opponent’s cue snapped in the sixth frame.

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