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Sentences forJohn Higgins
- He won a career total of 28 ranking titles, placing him fourth on the all-time list behind O'Sullivan (37), Hendry (36), and John Higgins (30).
- In 2005 John Higgins, who competed with both players at their respective peaks, concurred, proclaiming O'Sullivan as "the best that's ever played the game".
- John Higgins had been particularly vocal in his opinion that World Snooker had not done enough to promote the game in new territories, particularly in Eastern Europe.
- He reached his first world final in 2001, where he defeated John Higgins 18–14 to claim his first world title and reach number two in the world rankings.
- Williams reached his first World Championship final since 2003 facing his fellow 'Class of '92' member, John Higgins.
- He also produced a notable comeback in his semi-final match against John Higgins, coming from 10–14 down to win 17–15.
- In the same tournament, John Higgins made the first 147 break seen at the Crucible since 2012, earning him the £15,000 highest break prize plus an additional £40,000 bonus for achieving a maximum.
- Doherty reached the final again meeting 22-year-old John Higgins.
- He had a walkover Stephen Lee before he lost 1–5 against John Higgins.
- In the second round, against defending champion John Higgins (a 1–20 favourite) Davis led 6–2 after the first session, 9–7 after the second session and won 13–11, a win Clive Everton called "the greatest upset in the 33 years the Crucible has been hosting the championship."
- In early September, he reached the semi-finals of the Six-red World Championship, where he lost 5–7 to John Higgins.
- There he won his first round match against Joe Swail 5–3, but lost in the next round against John Higgins 1–5.
- He then defeated Marco Fu and John Higgins to reach the quarter-finals of the Masters, and he followed this up with a run to the quarter-finals of the World Championship.
- He had more success in the Grand Prix, however, winning his first-round match with David Gilbert 5–4, before succumbing to the eventual winner, John Higgins, 2–5 in the next round.
- This made him only the fourth player after Hendry, Davis and John Higgins to hold these titles simultaneously, and only the third player after Davis and Hendry to have won them all in one season.
- Ken also reached the World Championship final in 1998 (losing to John Higgins) and in 2003, losing narrowly to Mark Williams.
- He then won his quarter-final against Mark Allen 13–5, and in doing so he reached the semi-final stage for the first time since 2003, but lost 14–17 against John Higgins.
- (O'Sullivan is now on 15 maximums.) He advanced to the second round with a 10–4 win over Bingham and then defeated an out of sorts defending champion John Higgins 13–4, his first victory over his compatriot in a ranking event since 2003, to set up a quarter-final meeting with Stephen Maguire.
- Selby met John Higgins, in a repeat of the 2007 final.
- He reached the quarter-finals of the Northern Ireland Open by beating John Higgins 4–1, then lost 4–5 to Kyren Wilson.
- Following an average start to the 2005–06 season, Doherty won the Malta Cup in February 2006, beating John Higgins in the final.
- The following year, he came very close to breaking the Crucible curse, reaching the 1998 final where he lost out to John Higgins.
- In 2018, two "class of '92" players, Mark Williams and John Higgins, met in the final.
- He again participated in the Players Tour Championship; his best results were in the Kay Suzanne Memorial Trophy and the Scottish Open, where he reached the last 16 before losing 3–4 to John Higgins and 1–4 to Ding Junhui.
- Robertson played John Higgins in the quarter-finals, where he lost 10–13.
- He progressed to the main draw of the 2005 World Championship, losing 5–10 to John Higgins in the first round.
- In the LG Cup, Murphy defeated Steve Davis 5–4 in the second round, before losing 2–5 to John Higgins in third round.
- He reached the final of the Ruhr Championship, but lost 2–4 against John Higgins.
- Murphy went one better in the next two ranking tournaments, as he reached the semi-finals of the Shanghai Masters and the International Championship, but lost 3–6 against John Higgins and 5–9 against Neil Robertson respectively.
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