Snooker fans treated to two maximum 147 breaks within minutes of each other

Snooker fans treated to two maximum 147 breaks within minutes of each other

Snooker fans in Barnsley were treated to two maximum breaks within minutes of each other today.

In the qualifying matches for the German Masters, Ali Carter and Ross Muir both achieved snooker's holy grail.

World Snooker tweeted that Carter recorded his against Wang Yuchen at 4.03pm and Ross Muir made his against Itaro Santos at 4.04pm.

As a result the pair split the rolling pot reserved for maximum breaks, taking £500 each.

The maximums were the 125th and 126th in snooker history.

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