So the 2014 Dafabet Masters gets underway here at Alexandra Palace today and we’ve donned our standard issue anoraks to look at some stats ahead of the game’s biggest invitation event.
The most popular scoreline since matches became best of 11 frames is 6-4, which has occurred 79 times. There have been 14 6-0 whitewashes and 70 6-5 deciders.
Stephen Hendry has won the most matches in the Masters with 42 but Jimmy White has played in more matches than anyone else, with 61.
Ronnie O’Sullivan leads the all-time Masters century tally on 51.