Snooker Shoot Out 2020

John Higgins

  • Title

    Four-time World Champion
  • Nationality

    Scottish
  • Turned Pro

    1992
  • Highest Tournament Break

    147 - seven times
  • Location

    Wishaw, Lanarkshire
  • D.O.B

    18 May 1975
  • Money List Earnings

    £795,500
  • Nickname

    The Wizard of Wishaw

Ranking titles: 30
Triple Crown wins: Nine (four World Championship, three UK Championships, one Masters)

Career highlights

1995: Becomes the first teenager to win three ranking titles in a season, and climbs into the world’s top 16
1998: Wins his first World Championship title, beating Ken Doherty 18-12 in the final and becomes world number one
2006: Wins the Masters for the second time, beating Ronnie O’Sullivan 10-9 in one of the all-time great finals
2007: Claims his second Crucible crown with 18-13 victory over Mark Selby
2009: A comfortable 18-9 defeat of Shaun Murphy secures Higgins’ third world title
2011 The Scot becomes World Champion for a fourth time, defeating Judd Trump 18-15
2015: Wins the Welsh Open, Australian Open, and International Championship to take his career tally of ranking titles to 28
2016: Claims back to back wins at the China Championship and Champion of Champions
2017: Reaches the World Championship final for a sixth time and wins the Indian Open
2018: Secures a record-breaking fifth Welsh Open title. Reaches his seventh world final but loses a classic 18-16 against Mark Williams. Makes his ninth 147 on home turf at the Scottish Open.
2019: Reaches an eighth Crucible final but loses it for the third time in a row, beaten 18-9 by Judd Trump. Wins the World Cup alongside Stephen Maguire, beating China B in the final.

2018/19 Results

2019 World Championship Runner-up

2019 China Open Last 64

2019 Players Championship Quarter-finals

2019 Indian Open Semi-final

2019 Welsh Open Quarter-final

2019 World Grand Prix Last 32

2019 German Masters Last 32

2019 Masters Last 16

2018 Scottish Open Last 16

2018 UK Championship Last 64

2018 UK Championship Last 64

2018 Northern Ireland Open Last 128

2018 International Championship Last 128

2018 Champion of Champions Quarter-final

2018 English Open Last 16

2018 China Championship Runner-up

2018 Shanghai Masters Last 16

2017/18 Results

2018 World Championship Runner-up

2018 China Open Last 32

2018 Players Championship Last 16

2018 Romanian Masters Quarter-final

2018 Welsh Open Winner

2018 World Grand Prix Last 16

2018 Masters Semi-final

2017 Scottish Open Semi-final

2017 UK Championship Last 16

2017 Northern Ireland Open Last 32

2017 Shanghai Masters Semi-final

2017 Champion of Champions Quarter-final

2017 International Championship Quarter-final

2017 English Open Last 16

2017 European Masters Last 32

2017 Yushan World Open Last 16

2017 Indian Open Winner

2017 China Championship Last 32

2017 Hong Kong Masters Quarter-final

2016/17 Results

2017 World Championship Runner-up

2017 China Open Last 16

2017 Players Championship Last 16

2017 Gibraltar Open Last 64

2017 Welsh Open Last 128

2017 World Grand Prix Last 32

2017 German Masters Last 64

2017 Masters Last 16

2016 Scottish Open Runner-up

2016 UK Championship Quarter-final

2016 Northern Ireland Open Last 16

2016 Champion of Champions Winner

2016 China Championship Winner

2016 International Championship Quarter-final

2016 China Championship Last 16

2016 English Open Quarter-final

2016 European Masters Quarter-final

2016 Shanghai Masters Last 16

2016 World Open Quarter-final

2016 Riga Masters Last 16