Marco Fu 147: Masters maximum in win against Stuart Bingham
|Dates: 11-18 January. Venue: Alexandra Palace. Coverage: Live on BBC TV and online.|
Hong Kong's Marco Fu made a maximum 147 break during his 6-3 first-round win against England's Stuart Bingham on the opening day of the Masters.
World number 10 Fu compiled the third maximum of his career in the fourth frame of his game at Alexandra Palace.
He made two further century breaks, both worth 103.
In the quarter-finals of the 16-man tournament, Fu will face reigning champion Ronnie O'Sullivan or Ricky Walden, who play on Tuesday.
Fu, who has won two ranking events in his career, reached the final of the Masters in 2011, but lost 10-4 against China's Ding Junhui.
Earlier on Sunday, world champion Mark Selby was beaten 6-5 by Shaun Murphy.