52 Results for tag: John Higgins

Maguire Wins SangSom 6-Red World Championship for Second Time

Stephen Maguire won a tartan tussle against John Higgins 8-6 in the final of the SangSom 6-Red World Championship to win the title for the second time in Bangkok. It’s a first individual title for world number 15 Maguire since he won the 2014 Lisbon Open. He also won the 6-Red title earlier that year. In an exciting final, Glasgow’s 38-year-old ... More

Champion of Champions 2019 – Riga Update

Yan Bingtao became the latest player to book his place at November's ManBetX Champion of Champions following his 5-2 victory against Mark Joyce to win the Kaspersky Riga Masters title on Sunday. The 19-year-old, who previously competed at the Ricoh Arena back in 2015 following his World Cup victory earlier that summer, becomes the 11th confirmed player ... More

Scotland Claim World Cup Glory

Scotland’s John Higgins and Stephen Maguire defeated China B’s Liang Wenbo and Zhou Yuelong 4-0 to win the Beverly World Cup in Wuxi. It’s the first time Scotland have won the World Cup since 1996. On that occasion four-time Crucible winner Higgins was part of a three-man team to claim the title alongside Stephen Hendry and Alan McManus. 23 years ... More

Trump Tops the World

Judd Trump won his maiden Betfred World Championship title as he made seven centuries in beating John Higgins 18-9 in a tremendous Crucible final. View the updated world rankings Trump became the first player to earn £1 million in a single season and fulfilled his greatest ambition, having been touted as a potential World Champion since his teenage ... More

Dafabet Masters 2019: Tournament Preview

Today sees the return of televised snooker with the start of the 2019 Dafabet Masters at the Alexandra Palace in London. View the draw View the playing schedule A tournament that needs little introduction, the Masters is snooker's oldest and most prestigious invitational event which brings together the world's top 16 ranked players ... More

Higgins Makes Glasgow 147

John Higgins made the ninth 147 break of his career on day two at the BetVictor Scottish Open in Glasgow. View the updated 147s list The stunning maximum came in the third frame of his second round tie with Gerard Greene to move 3-0 in front. That puts the Scot in line for a potential £20,000 payout from the rolling 147 prize, plus an extra ... More

Selby Edges Higgins In Guangzhou Thriller

Mark Selby beat John Higgins 10-9 in a marathon battle to win the Evergrande China Championship for the first time. View the updated provisional seedings View the updated provisional end of season rankings View the updated Race to the Masters A tremendous contest between two of snooker’s toughest competitors lasted seven hours and 24 ... More

Evergrande China Championship 2018: Tournament Preview

Almost a month on since Kyren Wilson lifted his second ranking title at this year's Paul Hunter Classic and the World Snooker Tour resumes with the third staging of the Evergrande China Championship tomorrow. With Wilson, Neil Robertson and Mark Williams already in the winner's enclosure this season who will join them by claiming the £150,000 top prize ... More

Champion of Champions 2018 – Yushan Update

The race for places at this season's ManBetX Champion of Champions is now hotting up following victory for Mark Williams at the World Open in Yushan yesterday. Following his previous title winning exploits of the past year Williams was already assured of his place at the Ricoh Arena this November, with the beneficiary of his latest success being Shoot ... More

Williams Conquers Crucible

Mark Williams won the Betfred World Championship for the third time by beating John Higgins 18-16 in one of the all-time great Crucible finals. Click to view the updated world rankings at the end of the 2017/18 season Williams won seven consecutive frames from 7-7 to lead 14-7, and despite a rally from Higgins to 15-15 he closed out victory in the ... More