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John Higgins – Bio and Snooker Career

John Higgins was born on May 18, 1975 in Wishaw, North Lanarkshire. He is married and has 3 children. Higgins is a Scottish professional snooker player. He won the World Snooker Championship four times in 1998, 2007, 2009 and 2011. He has a total of 24 ranking titles.

John Higgins Snooker Career

John Higgins became professional in 1992 and won his first tournament victory at the 1994 Grand Prix. He defeated Dave Harold 9-6 in the final match. John Higgins won his first World Championship in 1998.  Then he became one of the snooker players who won the World Snooker Championship twice by winning in 2007. John Higgins compiled maximum break 8 times.

Ronnie O’Sullivan and Preston played in final at GP 2005 but there was no excepted controversy. It is a fact that Higgins is a good player and has won by playing very successful frames in the final. Higgins played well, but we couldn’t say the same thing for Ronnie O’Sullivan. Ronnie O’Sullivan played with a poor percentage of a Long pot and he didn’t concentrate during the match. In his safety shots, he shot frivolous shots. Higgins was in a good mood, so he won an easy victory by passing 100 break points in 4 frames.

John Higgins became the World Snooker Champion third time by beating Shaun Murphy 18-9 in the final in 2009. However, in the 2010 World Championship, he was beat by Steave Davis in 2nd Round and was eliminated. Higgins, mentioned in the match-fixing events, later was cleaned.

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