John Higgins wins 4th World Snooker title

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by Robert Campbell

On Monday night John Higgins won the 4th World Snooker Championship of his career.

Higgins, 35, battled to keep up with his 21 year old opponent, Judd Trump, for the first half of the match on Sunday. But he moved up a gear when the match resumed on Monday eventually triumphing 18 frames to 15.

Snooker legend Steve Davis said towards the end of the match “Only John Higgins could have beaten Judd Trump today. I think John Higgins is the best snooker player I’ve ever seen in my life.”

Higgins won £250,000 and now has his sights set on equalling his fellow Scot, Stephen Hendry’s record of 7 world crowns.