Judd Trump makes maximum 147 break in China Open last-16 victory

Judd Trump
World number two Judd Trump hit the third 147 of his career en route to the China Open quarter-finals

Defending champion Judd Trump made a maximum 147 break as he beat Tian Pengfei 5-3 in round three to reach the quarter-finals of the China Open.

Trump, 27, compiled the third maximum of his career to move 4-1 ahead.

Tian responded with breaks of 60 and 63 to cut the deficit, but the world number two responded with a 62 in the eighth frame to secure victory.

"I've had a lot of good chances recently and it was nice to make a 147 on the TV table," said Trump.

"After that he played well, and things like that can change games, so I'm happy to get through."

Trump will face Hossein Vafaei in the last eight, after the Iranian beat Rory McLeod 5-3.

World number one Mark Selby edged a final-frame decider against Andrew Higginson to win 5-4 and set up a quarter-final with Stephen Maguire, a 5-1 winner over Daniel Wells.

Mark Williams came from 4-1 down to beat John Higgins 5-4 and will next face Shaun Murphy, who claimed a 5-1 victory over Michael White.

Mark Joyce, who beat Ronnie O'Sullivan in round two, lost 5-3 defeat to Ding Junhui, while Kyren Wilson saw off Stuart Bingham 5-2.

Friday's quarter-finals:

Judd Trump v Hossein Vafaei

Shaun Murphy v Mark Williams

Kyren Wilson v Ding Junhui

Stephen Maguire v Mark Selby

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