Tag: John Higgins

Jack Lisowski ended his wait for a first Masters victory after seeing off John Higgins 6-3 in the opening round on Monday. The world number 12 had failed to win on his three previous appearances at snooker’s most prestigious invitational event, with only John Virgo (six), Martin Clark and Joe Swail (both four) appearing more […]

Jack Lisowski is targeting his first Masters victory when he faces John Higgins in the opening round on Monday. The pair collide at the Alexandra Palace for the right to face debutant Hossein Vafaei in the Quarter-Finals later this week. Lisowski is hoping for a change of fortunes having suffered first-round defeats in each of […]

Mark Selby paid tribute to his late father after beating John Higgins 6-4 in a Champion of Champions thriller on Monday. The Jester prevailed in an enthralling battle between the four-time World champions at the Bolton Whites Hotel to advance to the semi-finals of the prestigious invitational event for the third time. It was an […]

Mark Selby and John Higgins lock horns in a mouth-watering Group Four final at the Champion of Champions on Monday. It promises to be a thoroughly entertaining encounter between two of snooker’s heavyweights at the Bolton Whites Hotel, with a place in the semi-finals up for grabs. Among the all-time greats – and both ever-presents […]

John Higgins is looking to go one step better at this year’s Champion of Champions, starting against Hossein Vafaei on Monday. The Wizard and the Prince of Persia collide at the Bolton Whites Hotel for a place in the Group Four final, where Mark Selby awaits. Higgins was runner-up to an inspired Judd Trump last […]

John Higgins angrily labelled the manner of his British Open exit “unforgivable”, admitting “it only gets worse as you get older.” The four-time champion suffered a surprise second-round defeat at the hands of world number 68 Yuan SiJun, having surrendered a 64-8 lead in the deciding frame at the Marshall Arena in Milton Keynes. Higgins […]

John Higgins crashed out of the British Open after losing 4-3 to Yuan SiJun, despite making his 900th career century. The four-time champion was beaten on the final black by the Chinese ace, who booked his place in the third round in Milton Keynes on Tuesday. Higgins had reached another milestone in his glittering career […]

John Higgins says Ronnie O’Sullivan “would cement his place” as snooker’s greatest player of all time by securing a seventh Crucible crown. The Rocket advanced to his eighth World Championship final on Saturday after completing a commanding 17-11 win over his fellow Class of ’92 member. There, victory over Judd Trump would move him level […]

Mark Williams produced a spirited fightback to only trail Judd Trump 13-11 heading into the last session of their World Championship semi-final. Trump was threatening to reach his third Crucible final with a session to spare after going 12-5 to the good on Friday. However, three-time champion Williams dug deep as he won six of […]