43 Results for tag: John Higgins

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

Higgins Retains Championship League Title

John Higgins became the first player to successfully defend the Championship League Snooker title when he beat Zhou Yuelong 3-2 in Thursday’s Winners’ Group final at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry. Higgins joined the tournament in Group Seven, the final stage before Winners’ Group, just as he had done in winning the trophy last year. Having won that ... More

Race to the Crucible 2018: China Open Preview

Following Ronnie O'Sullivan's fifth ranking event victory of the season at the Ladbrokes Players Championship last week, there is now just one event to go before the all-important ranking revision to determine the seeding list for next month's Betfred World Championship in Sheffield. With 16 coveted places at the Crucible Theatre to be decided, this year ... More

Brecel Joins 147 Club

Luca Brecel made the first maximum break of his career during a match against John Higgins at Championship League group seven on Monday. View the updated 147s list Belgium’s Brecel made the perfect break in the third frame to wrap up a 3-0 win in Coventry. It’s the 136th 147 in snooker history and fifth of the season. This does not ... More

Higgins Wins Record Fifth Welsh Crown

John Higgins beat Barry Hawkins 9-7 in the final of the ManBetX Welsh Open, becoming the first player to win the title five times. View the updated Race to the Crucible View the updated provisional End of Season rankings Higgins came from 4-2 down to win seven of the last ten frames of a high quality final in Cardiff to take the Ray Reardon ... More

Scottish Stars Lead Community Coaching Award

Scottish snooker stars John Higgins, Anthony McGill, Marcus Campbell and leading referee Leo Scullion recently joined 11 budding snooker coaches in taking part in the WPBSA’s latest Community Coaching Award. The one-day course was hosted by the Johnston family who own Minnesota Fats Snooker Club in Glasgow. In April 2017 a landmark partnership ... More

Dafabet Masters 2018: Tournament Preview

Televised snooker returns this Sunday with the start of the 2018 Dafabet Masters from the Alexandra Palace in London. As ever, 16 of the world's top players will battle it out to claim the biggest invitational title in the sport, with Ronnie O'Sullivan looking to capture the title for a record eighth time - and third in a row. View the draw ... More

January on the Baize

As a new year begins, so too does another month on the baize as the world's best snooker players return to action on the World Snooker Tour. View the latest provisional seeding list View the latest Crucible Race View the provisional end of season rankings Championship League (2-5, 8-11, 23-26 January) Returning for a 11th consecutive year, ... More

Closing in on the Cut: December 2017

Following victory for Mark Williams yesterday in Belfast at the Dafabet Northern Ireland Open, there is now just one event to go before the final seeding list is set for both the Masters and German Masters events. While a clear picture has emerged over the last few weeks as to who has to do what to secure a top 16 position in particular, with more prize ... More

Champion of Champions 2017 – The Final Field

The line-up for the 188BET Champion of Champions is now complete following Mark Selby's victory at the International Championship yesterday. With the world number one already safely qualified for the event after his successful 2016/17 season, the final place in the competition goes to Australia's Neil Robertson following his victory at the Hong Kong ... More