John Higgins

India settle for bronze in Snooker World Cup

India settle for bronze in Snooker World Cup

India settled for a bronze medal after narrowly missing the final berth of the Snooker World Cup here on Sunday.

Jun 21, 2015, 20:32 PM IST
India storm into semis of Snooker World Cup

India storm into semis of Snooker World Cup

India overcame dark horses Belgium 4-1 to march into the semifinals of the Snooker World Cup here on Saturday.

Jun 20, 2015, 19:11 PM IST
Ding Junhui eyes world title after beating John Higgins

Ding Junhui eyes world title after beating John Higgins

China`s Ding Junhui insisted he`d yet to hit top form after moving into the quarter-finals of the World Championships for just the third time after battling back to defeat John Higgins 13-9 in Shef

Apr 26, 2015, 02:22 AM IST
All Ding Junhui needs is a win, says John Higgins

All Ding Junhui needs is a win, says John Higgins

Local favourite Ding Junhui finally broke the first-round elimination jinx at the 2015 World Snooker China Open, and "Wizard" John Higgins on Tuesday said that could become a turning point to see him roar up again.

Mar 31, 2015, 17:26 PM IST
Indian Open snooker: Mark Davis knocks out John Higgins to reach quarters

Indian Open snooker: Mark Davis knocks out John Higgins to reach quarters

Mark Davis extended his recent domination over four-time World champion and his long-time rival John Higgins with a polished 4-0 win on Friday to set up a quarterfinal clash with Thai sensation Thepchaiya Un-Nooh in the 300,000 Pounds Indian Open World ranking snooker tournament here.

Mar 13, 2015, 16:01 PM IST

Mehta loses to England pro Walden and exits Indian Open

The home challenge in the Indian Open Snooker Championship came to a grinding halt after India's lone pro tour card holder Aditya Mehta, runner-up in the first edition, went down 2-4 to third seed Ricky Walden of England in the second round here.

Mar 13, 2015, 10:12 AM IST
John Higgins warms up for tougher battles with classy 136 break

John Higgins warms up for tougher battles with classy 136 break

Four-time world champion John Higgins produced a superb break of 136 on way to demolishing fellow-Scot Jamie Burnett 4-2 and enter the second round of the Indian Open World Ranking Snooker Championship here on Wednesday.

Mar 11, 2015, 21:26 PM IST

Selby sees off Robertson to reach world final

Mark Selby held his nerve to beat Australia`s Neil Robertson 17-15 in a hard-fought World Championship semi-final on Saturday.

May 04, 2014, 08:32 AM IST

Junhui spearheads Chinese domination in snooker

Young Ding Junhui has become one of China`s most famous cueist and is the spearhead of an emerging army of Chinese players making an impact on the professional snooker tour.

Oct 18, 2013, 19:08 PM IST

Indian Open Snooker: Higgins in 2nd round

Four-time world champion John Higgins of Scotland reigned supreme on the green baize as he thrashed England`s Joel Walker 4-0 to enter the second round of Indian Open World Ranking Snooker tournament on Tuesday.

Oct 15, 2013, 19:46 PM IST

Defending champion Ebdon, Higgins ousted from snooker China Open

Defending champion Peter Ebdon and World No.5 John Higgins both suffered first-round exits at the World Snooker China Open on Tuesday.

Mar 26, 2013, 21:22 PM IST

World No.7 snooker player suspended

Snooker`s world governing body has suspended World No.7 Stephen Lee following an investigation into suspicious betting patterns in one of his Premier League matches.

Oct 13, 2012, 16:16 PM IST

Pankaj Advani beats former world No 1 Higgins

India`s ace cueist Pankaj Advani stamped his authority on the Professional Snooker Circuit, defeating former world number one John Higgins of Scotland 4-1 on day two of the European Tour-2 Paul Hunter Classic here.

Aug 25, 2012, 15:10 PM IST

Snooker: Higgins suspended over match-fixing claims

World snooker number one John Higgins was Sunday suspended from all World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA) tournaments over a report that he agreed to take a bribe for fixing matches.

May 02, 2010, 23:48 PM IST

Snooker: Higgins suspended over match-fixing claims

World snooker number one John Higgins was Sunday suspended from all World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA) tournaments over a report that he agreed to take a bribe for fixing matches.

May 02, 2010, 23:48 PM IST