Higgins Equals Davis In Daqing


John Higgins is the winner of the 2015 International Championship after he today defeated David Gilbert 10-5 in the final in Daqing.

The success earns Higgins £125,000 and sees the Scot climb five places to seventh in the world rankings, while he also equals Steve Davis’ career total of 28 ranking event titles, eight behind the all-time record of 36 set by Stephen Hendry.

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Champion of Champions 2015: Fuerth Update


As well as being a remarkable achievement in its own right, Ali Carter’s victory at the recent Paul Hunter Classic, also secured him a place in the Champion of Champions event for the third successive year.

Click below for a look at who will be joining him with just five counting events still to be played…

UPDATE: An interesting snippet out today from last year’s winner Ronnie O’Sullivan, who has indicated on Twitter that he will not be taking up his place in this year’s tournament:

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Higgins Strikes Gould In Bendigo


Congratulations to John Higgins who has defeated Martin Gould in a thrilling final 9-8 to win the 2015 Australian Goldfields Open, his 27th career ranking event title.

The Scot takes home the £37.500 top prize and moves up one place in the rankings to 12th, but it will be the prize that means the most to Higgins, who has now won two big ranking events so far this calendar year.

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