Tag Archive: John Higgins

Feb 22 2015

Record Fourth Welsh Crown For Higgins

Two and a half years on from his last ranking event victory, Scotland’s John Higgins has defeated Leicester’s Ben Woollaston 9-3 this evening in Cardiff to claim the 2015 Welsh Open title, his fourth victory at the event, moving clear of both Stephen Hendry and Ronnie O’Sullivan in the all-time list. Click below for more…

Feb 22 2015

Woollaston To Take On Higgins In Welsh Final

So who had a John Higgins v Ben Woollaston final in their pre-tournament predictions? Not me, but that is the intriguing final that we have in prospect tomorrow in Cardiff at the BetVictor Welsh Open. Click below for a round-up of the day and a look ahead to the final…

Feb 21 2015

Woollaston and Brecel To Face Legends In Welsh Semis

It has been a day to remember for this weekend’s four semi-finalists at the 2015 Welsh Open, as both Ben Woollaston and Luca Brecel have made it through to their first ever ranking event semi-finals, to face two of the game’s all-time greats in home favourite Mark Williams and four-times world champion John Higgins. Click …

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Feb 03 2015

Closing in on the Cut: February 2015

With the start of the 2015 German Masters almost upon us, we are also approaching the latest of this season’s mid-term seedings revisions, with the seedings for the Indian Open, China Open and Shoot Out tournaments set to be determined. In particular, we have a real four-way tussle for the world number one ranking, with …

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Dec 20 2014

Best of 2014: The Best Match

With professional snooker all but over for another year, it is time again to begin my mostly-annual series of ‘best of’ polls for you to vote in. First up, I consider what has been the best match of 2014 and offer my suggestions below, while you can also enter your own selection in the poll …

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Dec 07 2014

Draw Made For 2015 Masters

During the mid-session interval of this afternoon’s UK Championship final between Ronnie O’Sullivan and Judd Trump, the draw was made for the first round of this season’s Dafabet Masters, with defending champion O’Sullivan drawn against Ricky Walden, while the stand out tie of the round is that between Mark Selby and Shaun Murphy…

Nov 29 2014

UK Championship 2014: Day Four Blog

Down to the last 64 at the UK Championship as the BBC and Eurosport begin their live coverage of the event from here at the Barbican Centre. Click below for my thoughts and player reaction as the day unfolds…

Nov 22 2014

UK Championship 2014: Tournament Preview

Following a weekend in Germany for the Ruhr Open, the snooker circus heads to York on Tuesday for the start of the second most prestigious ranking event on the calendar, the UK Championship in York. Click below for my thoughts on the tournament in general, as well as the shape of the draw and confirmation …

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