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John Higgins
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Nationality: Scotland (Scotland); Male; Status: Professional; First season as pro: 1992; Ranking: 4; Born: 18 May 1975 (44 years); Bio page; Other sources: CueTracker ; World Snooker
World Championship (21 Apr - 7 May 2018) Pencil
Final Wales Mark J Williams [7] 18-16 Scotland John Higgins [5] Head to head Details 
Williams' 100 in frame 32 was the 84th century break of the tournament. The record is 86. Higgins missed the 11th red in frame 24 on his way to a maximum.
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Session 1:
75-23, 65-15, 72-35, 70-60 (JH 55)
4-120 (119), 133-0 (95), 0-98 (52), 21-82 (59)

Session 2:
81-46 (76), 31-75 (51), 8-127 (127), 76-12, 9-85 (56)
15-123 (117), 123-0 (118), 64-35 (64), 80-43

Session 3:
98-5 (61), 73-19 (56), 126-0 (69, 56), 63-7 (52)
29-92 (67), 65-76 (JH 72, MW 65), 0-80 (80), 84-8

Session 4:
1-131 (131), 58-68 (JH 67, MW 58), 47-82 (82), 0-91
47-67 (62), 74-0, 104-14 (100), 63-65 (JH 65, MW 63), 71-0 (69)

Referee: Brendan Moore

This was Williams' third title from four finals but first since 2003.

SF Scotland John Higgins [5] 17-13 England Kyren Wilson [9] Head to head Details  Pencil

Session 1:
107-8 (57), 65-1 (65), 77-26 (77), 34-76
69-62 (61,69), 23-72 (52), 0-140 (140), 56-44

Session 2:
7-61, 83-23, 56-19, 0-73 (65), 37-78
63-51, 0-74 (74), 78-5

Session 3:
0-124 (124), 71-0 (56), 76-36 (75), 8-85 (81)
63-9, 1-120 (106), 38-93 (93), 91-0 (91)

Session 4:
40-96 (96), 67-1, 136-0 (136), 1-74 (53),
105-5 (100), 98-0 (98)

QF Scotland John Higgins [5] 13-12 England Judd Trump [4] Head to head Details 
Trump was 7-3 up when Higgins won five consecutive frames to take an 8-7 lead. Trump was also 11-9 up when Higgins won three consecutive frames to take an 12-11 lead.
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Rd 2 Scotland John Higgins [5] 13-1 England Jack Lisowski [30] Head to head Details  Pencil

Higgins made a 146 in the 13th frame, the new highest break of the event. He won the match in two sessions.

Rd 1 Scotland John Higgins [5] 10-7 Thailand Thepchaiya Un-Nooh [58] Head to head Details  Pencil

Higgins missed the 14th red in frame 8 on his way to a maximum. Un-Nooh missed the 15th red in frame 12 on his way to a maximum.

China Open (2-8 Apr 2018) Pencil
Rd 2 England Jack Lisowski [37] 6-2 Scotland John Higgins [5] Head to head Details  Pencil
Rd 1 Scotland John Higgins [5] 6-2 England Martin O'Donnell [90] Head to head Details  Pencil
Championship League - Winners' Group (28-29 Mar 2018) Pencil
Final Scotland John Higgins 3-2 China Zhou Yuelong Head to head Details  Pencil

78-39, 1-133 (100), 61-11, 17-57, 81-0 (81)

Referee: Rob Spencer
John Higgins becomes the first player to defend the Championship League title.

SF Scotland John Higgins 3-2 England Mark Selby Head to head Details  Pencil

75-24 (67), 1-81 (74), 91-0 (91), 31-62 (51), 66-63 (MS 63)

Grp Scotland John Higgins 3-0 England Mark Selby Head to head Details  Pencil
Grp Scotland John Higgins 3-1 England Kyren Wilson Head to head Details  Pencil
Grp Scotland John Higgins 3-2 China Zhou Yuelong Head to head Details  Pencil
Grp England Allister Carter 3-2 Scotland John Higgins Head to head Details  Pencil
Grp Scotland John Higgins 3-2 Wales Mark J Williams Head to head Details  Pencil
Grp Scotland John Higgins 3-0 England Martin Gould Head to head Details  Pencil
Championship League - Group 7 (26-27 Mar 2018) Pencil
Final Scotland John Higgins 3-2 England Judd Trump Head to head Details  Pencil

0-77 (77), 105-0 (105), 4-89 (89), 67-54 (JT 52)
78-28

Referee: Brendan Moore

SF Scotland John Higgins 3-1 England Jimmy Robertson Head to head Details  Pencil

63-60, 69-21, 0-134 (113), 71-0

Grp Scotland John Higgins 3-0 Wales Dominic Dale Head to head Details  Pencil
Grp England Jimmy Robertson 3-2 Scotland John Higgins Head to head Details  Pencil
Grp Scotland John Higgins 3-1 England Judd Trump Head to head Details  Pencil
Grp Scotland John Higgins 3-1 England Robert Milkins Head to head Details  Pencil
Grp Scotland John Higgins 3-2 England Ricky Walden Head to head Details  Pencil
Grp Belgium Luca Brecel 3-0 Scotland John Higgins Head to head Details  Pencil

147 by Brecel in the final frame. Watch on YouTube. It was the 136th maximum in professional snooker and Brecel's first.

Players Championship (19-25 Mar 2018) Pencil
Rd 1 Scotland Anthony McGill [14] 6-0 Scotland John Higgins [3] Head to head Details  Pencil
Romanian Masters (14-18 Mar 2018) Pencil
QF Wales Ryan Day [14] 4-1 Scotland John Higgins [3] Head to head Details  Pencil
Rd 1 Scotland John Higgins [3] 4-2 Scotland Anthony McGill [13] Head to head Details  Pencil
Welsh Open (26 Feb - 4 Mar 2018) Pencil
Final Scotland John Higgins [6] 9-7 England Barry Hawkins [9] Head to head Details  Pencil

Session 1:
55-66, 138-0 (138), 68-70 (JH 68), 141-0 (141)
16-66, 0-131 (130), 83-14 (51), 73-15 (58)

Session 2:
56-1, 59-44, 6-125 (103), 0-142 (138)
70-44 (66), 65-55, 0-82 (82), 72-0 (64)

Referee: Terry Camilleri

This was Higgins' record fifth Welsh Open win and 30th ranking title.

SF Scotland John Higgins [6] 6-2 England Gary Wilson [49] Head to head Details  Pencil

71-0, 10-67, 77-34, 62-46, 29-92 (61)
103-35 (99), 78-1, 110-12 (106)

QF Scotland John Higgins [6] 5-1 England Ronnie O'Sullivan [3] Head to head Details  Pencil
Rd 4 Scotland John Higgins [6] 4-0 England Nigel Bond [118] Head to head Details  Pencil

144 by Higgins in frame two was the highest break of the tournament

Rd 3 Scotland John Higgins [6] 4-0 England Sam Craigie [80] Head to head Details  Pencil
Rd 2 Scotland John Higgins [6] 4-1 Scotland Stephen Maguire [18] Head to head Details  Pencil
Rd 1 Scotland John Higgins [6] 4-2 England Matthew Selt [43] Head to head Details  Pencil
World Grand Prix (19-25 Feb 2018) Pencil
Rd 2 China Xiao Guodong [24] 4-3 Scotland John Higgins [8] Head to head Details  Pencil
Rd 1 Scotland John Higgins [8] 4-3 England Allister Carter [25] Head to head Details  Pencil
China Open Qual (27-30 Jan 2018) Pencil
Q Rd 2 Scotland John Higgins [4] 6-3 England Adam Duffy Head to head Details  Pencil
Masters (14-21 Jan 2018) Pencil
SF Northern Ireland Mark Allen [8] 6-3 Scotland John Higgins [5] Head to head Details 
The 131 in frame 5 was Higgins' 700th competitive century. He became the third player to reach the landmark.
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8-78, 114-0 (63), 67-0, 90-6 (90)
6-131 (131), 87-0 (65), 68-0 (64), 0-135 (128), 75-18 (75)

QF Scotland John Higgins [5] 6-1 Wales Ryan Day [15] Head to head Details  Pencil
Rd 1 Scotland John Higgins [5] 6-4 Scotland Anthony McGill [14] Head to head Details 
Higgins missed black ball on 81 in frame eighth on his way to a 147
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Scottish Open (11-17 Dec 2017) Pencil
SF Australia Neil Robertson [9] 6-3 Scotland John Higgins [5] Head to head Details  Pencil

117-12 (117), 68-0 (65), 99-0 (74), 135-0 (135)
29-86 (50), 0-83 (68), 49-62, 127-0 (56, 70), 71-15

QF Scotland John Higgins [5] 5-0 England Ronnie O'Sullivan [4] Head to head Details  Pencil
Rd 4 Scotland John Higgins [5] 4-0 England Ashley Hugill [113] Head to head Details 
Hugill reached the last 16 for the first time.
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Rd 3 Scotland John Higgins [5] 4-0 Northern Ireland Gerard Greene [90] Head to head Details  Pencil
Rd 2 Scotland John Higgins [5] 4-1 England Christopher Keogan [114] Head to head Details  Pencil
Rd 1 Scotland John Higgins [5] 4-1 England Jack Lisowski [33] Head to head Details  Pencil
UK Championship (28 Nov - 10 Dec 2017) Pencil
Rd 4 England Mark King [20] 6-5 Scotland John Higgins [4] Head to head Details  Pencil
Rd 3 Scotland John Higgins [4] 6-3 China Yan Bingtao [36] Head to head Details  Pencil
Rd 2 Scotland John Higgins [4] 6-4 China Cao Yupeng [68] Head to head Details  Pencil
Rd 1 Scotland John Higgins [4] 6-1 Scotland Chris Totten Head to head Details  Pencil
Northern Ireland Open (20-26 Nov 2017) Pencil
Rd 3 England Gary Wilson [53] 4-3 Scotland John Higgins [3] Head to head Details  Pencil

142 by Higgins in the second frame was the highest break of the event

Rd 2 Scotland John Higgins [3] 4-1 Iran Hossein Vafaei [47] Head to head Details  Pencil
Rd 1 Scotland John Higgins [3] 4-2 England Nigel Bond [117] Head to head Details  Pencil
Shanghai Masters (13-18 Nov 2017) Pencil
SF England Ronnie O'Sullivan [13] 6-2 Scotland John Higgins [3] Head to head Details  Pencil

12-74, 117-0 (79), 71-5 (67), 63-50
24-87 (79), 73-0, 58-50 (JH 50), 130-0 (123)

QF Scotland John Higgins [3] 5-1 England Martin Gould [20] Head to head Details  Pencil
Rd 3 Scotland John Higgins [3] 5-2 China Liang Wenbo [15] Head to head Details  Pencil
Rd 2 Scotland John Higgins [3] 5-1 China Zhou Yuelong [31] Head to head Details 
Higgins missed the max in the first frame as he went in-off on the brown.
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Rd 1 Scotland John Higgins [3] 5-1 Wales Ian Preece [78]   Details  Pencil
Champion of Champions (6-12 Nov 2017) Pencil
QF England Ronnie O'Sullivan 6-0 Scotland John Higgins Head to head Details  Pencil

138 by O'Sullivan was the highest break in the event

Rd 1 Scotland John Higgins 4-0 Scotland Anthony McGill Head to head Details  Pencil
International Championship (29 Oct - 5 Nov 2017) Pencil
QF China Yan Bingtao [55] 6-2 Scotland John Higgins [2] Head to head Details  Pencil
Rd 3 Scotland John Higgins [2] 6-1 England Mark Joyce [46] Head to head Details  Pencil
Rd 2 Scotland John Higgins [2] 6-2 Wales Dominic Dale [33] Head to head Details  Pencil
Rd 1 Scotland John Higgins [2] 6-1 China Niu Zhuang [119] Head to head Details  Pencil
English Open (16-22 Oct 2017) Pencil
Rd 4 England Ronnie O'Sullivan [13] 4-3 Scotland John Higgins [4] Head to head Details  Pencil
Rd 3 Scotland John Higgins [4] 4-3 England Robert Milkins [41] Head to head Details  Pencil
Rd 2 Scotland John Higgins [4] 4-1 England Matthew Selt [42] Head to head Details  Pencil
Rd 1 Scotland John Higgins [4] 4-3 England Elliot Slessor [77] Head to head Details  Pencil
Shanghai Masters Qual (11-13 Oct 2017) Pencil
Q Rd 2 Scotland John Higgins [3] 5-2 Switzerland Alexander Ursenbacher [91] Head to head Details  Pencil
European Masters (2-8 Oct 2017) Pencil
Rd 2 England Mark Davis [30] 4-1 Scotland John Higgins [3] Head to head Details  Pencil
Rd 1 Scotland John Higgins [3] 4-0 Switzerland Alexander Ursenbacher [93] Head to head Details  Pencil
International Championship Qual (26-29 Sep 2017) Pencil
Q Rd 1 Scotland John Higgins [2] 6-1 England Elliot Slessor [75] Head to head Details  Pencil
World Open (18-24 Sep 2017) Pencil
Rd 3 England David B Gilbert [18] 5-2 Scotland John Higgins [2] Head to head Details  Pencil
Rd 2 Scotland John Higgins [2] 5-4 England Matthew Selt [34] Head to head Details  Pencil
Rd 1 Scotland John Higgins [2] 5-0 Switzerland Alexander Ursenbacher [92] Head to head Details  Pencil
Indian Open (12-16 Sep 2017) Pencil
Final Scotland John Higgins [2] 5-1 Scotland Anthony McGill [1] Head to head Details  Pencil

70-2, 84-43, 28-78, 71-0 (71), 71-35, 104-1

Referee: Terry Camillieri

This was the 29th ranking title for Higgins.

SF Scotland John Higgins [2] 4-2 China Xu Si   Details 
Xu Si reached the semi-finals for the first time. Before the event he hadn't won a match as a professional.
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0-82, 64-12, 67-14, 18-92 (91)
120-13 (102), 78-5

QF Scotland John Higgins [2] 4-0 England Liam Highfield [58]   Details 
Highfield reached the quarter-finals for the first time.
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Rd 3 Scotland John Higgins [2] 4-1 England Michael Holt [15] Head to head Details  Pencil
Rd 2 Scotland John Higgins [2] 4-2 England Martin O'Donnell Head to head Details  Pencil
Rd 1 Scotland John Higgins [2] 4-3 China Zhao Xintong [63] Head to head Details  Pencil
China Championship (16-22 Aug 2017) Pencil
Rd 2 England Tom Ford [31] 5-2 Scotland John Higgins [2] Head to head Details  Pencil
Rd 1 Scotland John Higgins [2] 5-2 England Chris Wakelin [63] Head to head Details  Pencil
World Open Qual (6-9 Aug 2017) Pencil
Q Rd 1 Scotland John Higgins [2] 5-2 Northern Ireland Joe Swail Head to head Details  Pencil
European Masters Qual (3-4 Aug 2017) Pencil
Q Rd 1 Scotland John Higgins [3] 4-1 China Niu Zhuang Head to head Details  Pencil
Indian Open Qual (1-2 Aug 2017) Pencil
Q Rd 1 Scotland John Higgins [2] 4-1 Wales David John [85]   Details  Pencil
Hong Kong Masters (20-23 Jul 2017) Pencil
QF England Ronnie O'Sullivan [8] 5-4 Scotland John Higgins [2] Head to head   Pencil
China Championship Qual (3-6 Jun 2017) Pencil
Q Rd 1 Scotland John Higgins [2] 5-0 China Lü Haotian Head to head Details  Pencil
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