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Marco Fu

Marco Fu, Ding Junhui continue surge in Sheffield

Marco Fu lines up a shot against Matthew Stevens of Wales. Photo: AFP

Hong Kong cuesman Marco Fu completed a wonderful 24 hours for Asian snooker on Wednesday as he became the third player from the continent to reach the second round of the world championships.

Thursday, 29 August, 2013, 4:13am

Fu aiming for consistency in new season

Marco Fu Ka-chun is looking forward to a period of consistency after a series of wild ups and downs in his performances last season.

The home favourite's erratic play saw him drop out of the world's top 16 to a current ranking of 23rd. He reached the final in the Masters and the Premier League semi-finals.

6 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Fu believes married life can help improve his game

Marco Fu Ka-chun hopes a new family life will help bring him a second ranking tournament title. The 2010 Guangzhou Asian Games singles champion yesterday married Shirley Chan, whom he has known since his youth, though the relationship only developed into romance three years ago. 'My next target is to win my second ranking tournament and a stable family life will definitely help,' said Fu.

31 May 2011 - 12:00am

Fu exits World Championship

Marco Fu Ka-chun crashed out of the World Championship in the first round yesterday, losing to Martin Gould for the second year in a row. Fu lost to the Londoner 10-9 at the same stage last year, and gave away a 6-3 lead yesterday to lose 10-8. Gould raced through the first five frames to go 8-6 up and when Fu missed an easy chance in frame 18 with the score at 9-8, the Englishman capitalised.

21 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Marco Fu's tying the knot

Marco Fu Ka-chun will marry on May 30, he announced yesterday. 'I would like to acknowledge how important Shirley [Chan] has been to me over the years. She has given me tremendous support and her thoughtfulness is something I have treasured and will always be thankful for,' Fu (pictured) said. The 33-year-old added that Chan had played a huge part in his success.

3 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Griffiths on coaching list

Wayne Griffiths, the son of Welsh former world champion Terry Griffiths, is the highest-profile candidate for the Hong Kong Sports Institute's first snooker head coach position following the sport's admission to the elite programme.

9 Apr 2010 - 12:00am

Fu lucky to be back in the frame

Marco Fu Ka-chun came back from the brink of defeat yesterday to beat Nigel Bond of England 5-3 and reach the China Open quarter-finals in Beijing. It was Fu's first last-eight place in a ranking tournament this season.

2 Apr 2010 - 12:00am

Dash it, Fu loses again

Marco Fu Ka-chun's quick dash from Kowloon Bay to London paid no dividends when Hong Kong's world No 8 was ousted in the UK Championship by Peter Lines of England. Lines, ranked 64th in the world, caused a shock when he defeated Fu 9-3 in the first-round match in the world-ranking tournament.

9 Dec 2009 - 12:00am

Hong Kong's world champion to miss Games

Hong Kong fans will miss the opportunity to see newly crowned amateur snooker world champion Ng On-yee in action at the East Asian Games next month.

27 Nov 2009 - 12:00am

Fu back to his best

Hong Kong's Marco Fu Ka-chun hailed his 9-5, second-round win against Matthew Stevens in the UK championships as 'his best match of the year'. Fu (pictured) made no mistakes resuming after a 5-3 overnight lead against the Englishman to set up a quarter-final date with Joe Perry. 'It was my best match of the year. In both attack and defence I made few mistakes,' said Fu.

18 Dec 2008 - 12:00am

Fu hits back to defeat Michie

Defending champion Marco Fu Ka-chun came back from a two-frame deficit to defeat Jimmy Michie 5-2 in the Royal London Watches Grand Prix opening round in Glasgow yesterday. The Hong Kong star (pictured) hit a break of 139 in the fifth to make it 3-2 and never looked back.

14 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

Fu comes up short in Masters semis

Marco Fu Ka-chun's fairytale run ended prematurely when he was bundled out in the semi-finals of the British Masters by Stephen Lee.

21 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

Fu stuns Ding to reach last four

Hong Kong's Marco Fu Ka-chun moved closer to winning his second major title this season when he pulled off a shock win over the mainland's world number eight Ding Junhui in the quarter-finals of the British Masters at Wembley Arena.

20 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

Worth the long wait as Hong Kong hero Fu bags his first title

The long wait is finally over for Hong Kong's Marco Fu Ka-chun, who beat two-time world champion Ronnie O'Sullivan to bag his first professional ranking title in his nine-year career.

Fu defeated Englishman O'Sullivan 9-6 in the final of the New Royal London Watches Grand Prix in Aberdeen, Scotland.

23 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Marco to skip Macau

Marco Fu Ka-chun will not compete at the Asian Indoor Games which begin in Macau on Friday.

23 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

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