Marco Fu Sinks The Milkman | International Championship Qualifiers

Tian Pengfei

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    16 August 1987
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Best ranking event performance: Semi-finals

Career highlights:

2010: Plays as a wild card at the China Open and beats Ronnie O’Sullivan. Competes in the Wuxi Classic invitation event as an amateur and reaches the semi-finals.
2011: Turns pro after coming through Q School.
2015: Reaches the final of the Ruhr Open European Tour event, beating Shaun Murphy along the way, but is denied the title by Rory McLeod.
2016: Climbs to 48th in the world.
2017: Reaches the quarter-finals of a ranking event for the first time at the Northern Ireland Open, including a win over home favourite Mark Allen.
2018: Quarter-finalist at the European Masters.
2019: Qualifies for the final stages of the World Championship for the first time. Pushes Stephen Maguire all the way at the Crucible – leads 8-5 and 9-7 but eventually loses 10-9. Reaches the quarter-finals of both the Gibraltar Open and the English Open.
2021: Reaches the Crucible for a second time at the World Championship, before losing out 10-7 against John Higgins in the opening round.
2023: Reaches his first ranking event semi-final with a tremendous run at the Welsh Open, knocking out the likes of John Higgins and Ronnie O’Sullivan before losing to Robert Milkins.