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John Higgins

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John Higgins
Personal Information
Nickname Wizard of Wishaw
Date of birth May 18, 1975
Nationality Scottish
Career
Professional 1992–current
2005/6 World Ranking 6
Best World Ranking 1 (2 years)
World Championship Best Winner (1998)
Highest Break 147 (5 times)
Ranking Tournament Wins
World Championship 1998
Rothmans Grand Prix 1994, 1999
Sweater Shop International Open 1995, 1996
British Open 1995, 1998, 2001, 2004
German Open 1995, 1997
UK Championship 1998, 2000
China International 1998
Welsh Open 2000
Other Tournament Wins
European Open 1997
Benson & Hedges Masters 1999
Irish Masters 2000, 2002

John Higgins (born May 18, 1975) is a Scottish professional snooker player.

Higgins turned professional in 1992. He won three ranking tournaments in the 1994/95 season. He won the World Championship in 1998, and reached the number one spot in the rankings the following season.

For a while, it seemed that Higgins would dominate snooker for several years, as Stephen Hendry had done throughout the 1990s, but fierce competition from other newcomers, notably Mark Williams, Ronnie O'Sullivan and Matthew Stevens, saw him knocked off the top spot after only two seasons.de:John Higgins pl:John Higgins

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