Ronnie O’Sullivan and John Higgins will do battle for the third time within a month on Friday when they face each other in the Shanghai Masters semi-finals. Advertisements
How unlucky is this?
John Higgins put his recent drubbing to Ronnie O’Sullivan firmly behind him as he began the Shanghai Masters with victory over Switzerland’s Alexander Ursenbacher.
Neil Robertson’s participation in next week’s Champion of Champions is no longer in his own hands after he was knocked out of the International Championship earlier today.
The opening day of the International Championship produced plenty of drama as some of the world’s top stars were made to battle hard for victory.
John Higgins and Judd Trump battled back from behind to avoid shock first round defeats in the English Open.
John Higgins moved up to second place in the all-time list of world ranking titles won after he beat fellow Scot Anthony McGill to win the Indian Open.