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John Higgins
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Nationality: Scotland (Scotland); Male; Status: Professional; First season as pro: 1992; Ranking: 5; Born: 18 May 1975 (44 years); Bio page; Other sources: CueTracker Other sources: CueTracker ; World Snooker
World Championship (20 Apr - 6 May 2019) Pencil
Final England Judd Trump [7] 18-9 Scotland John Higgins [5] Head to head   Pencil

Session 1:
66-1 (51), 72-45 (63), 0-139 (139)
105-0 (105), 8-70 (69), 0-74, 0-101 (101)
103-4 (103)

Session 2:
1-125 (125), 66-0, 139-4 (135), 67-45
118-0 (114), 65-30, 95-28 (71), 70-20 (58)
85-19 (70)

Session 3:
0-113 (113), 35-60 (59), 101-0 (101), 72-0 (71)
126-0 (126), 16-92 (67), 11-79 (70), 104-0 (104)

Session 4:
94-0 (94), 63-1 (62)

Referee: Leo Scullion

Higgins missed the 15th black on the way to a maximum in frame 18. Watch on YouTube.

Trump missed the 14th red on the way to a maximum in frame 25. Watch on YouTube. It was the record 100th century break of the event. The players also beat the record for most centuries in a match at the Crucible with 11.

Trump becomes the 21st player to be crowned world champion. It was his second World final, eight years after the first one lost to the same John Higgins.

This was the eighth World final for Higgins and the fourth time he finished runner-up.

SF Scotland John Higgins [5] 17-16 England David B Gilbert [16] Head to head  
Two re-racks in frame 29.
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Session 1:
85-31, 66-54, 23-85, 0-94 (94)
82-46 (66), 0-113 (113), 6-70, 42-84 (51)

Session 2:
6-125 (125), 50-64, 58-65, 65-56
120-0 (67, 52), 65-12 (58), 25-73 (72)
54-68 (JH 50)

Session 3:
15-80 (56), 61-54, 5-87 (75), 72-44
143-0 (143), 9-95 (91), 65-32, 84-30

Session 4:
20-105 (105), 91-0 (52), 67-22, 78-6 (74)
96-0 (96), 0-78 (78), 41-76 (53), 139-0 (139), 73-32 (55)

David Gilbert missed the 15th black on his way to a maximum break in frame 6. Watch on YouTube.

143 in frame 21 by Higgins was the highest break of the event.

QF Scotland John Higgins [5] 13-10 Australia Neil Robertson [4] Head to head   Pencil
Rd 2 Scotland John Higgins [5] 13-11 England Stuart Bingham [12] Head to head  
In frame 12 Bingham missed the 15th red on the way to a maximum
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Rd 1 Scotland John Higgins [5] 10-7 England Mark Davis [38] Head to head   Pencil
China Open (1-7 Apr 2019) Pencil
Rd 1 England Joe O'Connor [100] 6-2 Scotland John Higgins [4] Head to head   Pencil
Championship League - Winners' Group (13-14 Mar 2019) Pencil
SF England Martin Gould 3-0 Scotland John Higgins Head to head   Pencil

105-0 (105), 100-0 (55), 64-60 (MG 57)

Grp Scotland John Higgins 3-2 England Jack Lisowski Head to head   Pencil
Grp Scotland John Higgins 3-0 England Judd Trump Head to head   Pencil
Grp Australia Neil Robertson 3-1 Scotland John Higgins Head to head   Pencil
Grp England Stuart Bingham 3-1 Scotland John Higgins Head to head   Pencil
Grp Scotland John Higgins 3-2 England Mark Selby Head to head   Pencil
Grp England Martin Gould 3-2 Scotland John Higgins Head to head   Pencil
Championship League - Group 7 (11-12 Mar 2019) Pencil
Final Scotland John Higgins 3-0 China Ding Junhui Head to head   Pencil

70-20 (65), 72-54 (66), 65-35

SF Scotland John Higgins 3-1 Scotland Stephen Maguire Head to head   Pencil

50-74 (50, 74), 47-35, 60-16, 65-0 (65)

Grp Scotland John Higgins 3-1 Thailand Noppon Saengkham Head to head   Pencil
Grp Scotland John Higgins 3-0 England Mark Davis Head to head   Pencil
Grp Scotland John Higgins 3-0 England Tom Ford Head to head   Pencil
Grp Scotland John Higgins 3-1 Wales Michael White Head to head   Pencil

Higgins' 130 in the first frame was the highest break of this group.

Grp Scotland John Higgins 3-0 Scotland Stephen Maguire Head to head   Pencil
Grp Scotland John Higgins 3-0 China Ding Junhui Head to head   Pencil
Players Championship (4-10 Mar 2019) Pencil
QF England Ronnie O'Sullivan [5] 6-4 Scotland John Higgins [13] Head to head   Pencil
Rd 1 Scotland John Higgins [13] 6-4 England Mark Selby [4] Head to head   Pencil
Indian Open (27 Feb - 3 Mar 2019) Pencil
SF England Matthew Selt [45] 4-2 Scotland John Higgins [1] Head to head   Pencil

103-0 (103), 41-66, 58-5 (50), 62-61
5-105 (61), 107-8 (84)

QF Scotland John Higgins [1] 4-3 China Li Hang [24] Head to head   Pencil
Rd 3 Scotland John Higgins [1] 4-1 England James Cahill (a) Head to head   Pencil
Rd 2 Scotland John Higgins [1] 4-3 Iran Hossein Vafaei [32] Head to head   Pencil
Rd 1 Scotland John Higgins [1] 4-0 Wales Duane Jones [64] Head to head   Pencil
China Open Qual (18-20 Feb 2019) Pencil
Q Rd 1 Scotland John Higgins [4] 6-1 Scotland Chris Totten [90] Head to head   Pencil
Welsh Open (11-17 Feb 2019) Pencil
QF England Joe O'Connor [101] 5-3 Scotland John Higgins [1] Head to head   Pencil
Rd 4 Scotland John Higgins [1] 4-3 England Jack Lisowski [16] Head to head   Pencil
Rd 3 Scotland John Higgins [1] 4-2 England Craig Steadman [95] Head to head   Pencil
Rd 2 Scotland John Higgins [1] 4-2 Wales Dominic Dale [64] Head to head   Pencil
Rd 1 Scotland John Higgins [1] 4-0 Scotland Graeme Dott [21] Head to head   Pencil
World Grand Prix (4-10 Feb 2019) Pencil
Rd 1 Thailand Noppon Saengkham [19] 4-2 Scotland John Higgins [14] Head to head   Pencil
German Masters (30 Jan - 3 Feb 2019) Pencil
Rd 1 China Yuan Sijun [63] 5-4 Scotland John Higgins [3] Head to head  
Decided on the final black
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Masters (13-20 Jan 2019) Pencil
Rd 1 Wales Ryan Day [13] 6-5 Scotland John Higgins [5] Head to head  
This was Higgins' 25th straight appearance at the Masters
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German Masters Qual (18-21 Dec 2018) Pencil
Q Rd 2 Scotland John Higgins [3] 5-4 England Chris Wakelin [46] Head to head   Pencil
Q Rd 1 Scotland John Higgins [3] 5-0 Iran Sohail Vahedi [100]     Pencil
Scottish Open (10-16 Dec 2018) Pencil
Rd 4 England Alfie Burden [85] 4-2 Scotland John Higgins [3] Head to head   Pencil
Rd 3 Scotland John Higgins [3] 4-0 China Yan Bingtao [20] Head to head   Pencil
Rd 2 Scotland John Higgins [3] 4-0 Northern Ireland Gerard Greene [66] Head to head   Pencil

Higgins made his ninth official maximum break in frame 3. Watch on YouTube.

Rd 1 Scotland John Higgins [3] 4-3 England Adam Duffy (a) Head to head   Pencil

Higgins' 1000th match win of his professional career

UK Championship (27 Nov - 9 Dec 2018) Pencil
Rd 2 Scotland Alan McManus [61] 6-5 Scotland John Higgins [4] Head to head   Pencil
Rd 1 Scotland John Higgins [4] 6-5 Thailand Dechawat Poomjaeng (a) Head to head   Pencil
Northern Ireland Open (12-18 Nov 2018) Pencil
Rd 1 England Rory McLeod [56] 4-2 Scotland John Higgins [4] Head to head   Pencil
Champion of Champions (5-11 Nov 2018) Pencil
QF England Ronnie O'Sullivan 6-3 Scotland John Higgins Head to head   Pencil
Rd 1 Scotland John Higgins 4-3 Wales Ryan Day Head to head   Pencil
English Open (15-21 Oct 2018) Pencil
Rd 4 England Mark Davis [42] 4-2 Scotland John Higgins [4] Head to head   Pencil
Rd 3 Scotland John Higgins [4] 4-1 England Martin Gould [29] Head to head   Pencil
Rd 2 Scotland John Higgins [4] 4-1 England Nigel Bond [76] Head to head   Pencil
Rd 1 Scotland John Higgins [4] 4-1 China Li Yuan [75] Head to head   Pencil
International Championship Qual (9-12 Oct 2018) Pencil
Q Rd 1 England Peter Lines [71] 6-3 Scotland John Higgins [3] Head to head   Pencil
European Masters (1-7 Oct 2018) Pencil
Rd 1 Malaysia Thor Chuan Leong w/o Scotland John Higgins [5]     Pencil
China Championship (24-30 Sep 2018) Pencil
Final England Mark Selby [3] 10-9 Scotland John Higgins [4] Head to head   Pencil

Session 1:
17-65, 83-6 (82), 60-21, 70-0 (70)
7-75 (52), 1-58, 5-67 (65), 119-0 (118), 14-85 (85)

Session 2:
70-4 (70), 39-71, 66-25, 77-26 (60)
38-65, 34-86 (61), 86-49, 60-68, 74-52, 72-12

This was Selby's 15th ranking title

SF Scotland John Higgins [4] 6-3 China Lü Haotian [56] Head to head   Pencil

57-43, 82-8 (57), 49-77, 68-14 (57)
65-55 (59), 79-0, 56-73, 41-69, 72-33 (62)

QF Scotland John Higgins [4] 5-3 England Judd Trump [5] Head to head   Pencil
Rd 3 Scotland John Higgins [4] 5-3 Scotland Scott Donaldson [52] Head to head   Pencil
Rd 2 Scotland John Higgins [4] 5-4 China Mei Xiwen [90] Head to head   Pencil
Rd 1 Scotland John Higgins [4] 5-3 England Allan Taylor [75] Head to head   Pencil
Shanghai Masters (10-16 Sep 2018) Pencil
Rd 2 Wales Ryan Day [15] 6-5 Scotland John Higgins [4] Head to head   Pencil
China Championship Qual (19-22 Aug 2018) Pencil
Q Rd 1 Scotland John Higgins [4] 5-1 Wales Duane Jones [76] Head to head   Pencil
European Masters Qual (17-18 Aug 2018) Pencil
Q Rd 1 Scotland John Higgins [5] 4-0 China Chen Feilong Head to head   Pencil
Indian Open Qual (15-16 Aug 2018) Pencil
Q Rd 1 Scotland John Higgins [1] 4-1 England Ashley Hugill [68] Head to head   Pencil
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