John Higgins

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John Higgins MBE
John Higgins at the 2015 Paul Hunter Classic
Born (1975-05-18) May 18, 1975 (age 48)
Wishaw, North Lanarkshire, Scotland
Sport countryScottish
Professional1992 - present
Highest ranking1 (May 1998 - May 2000, May 2007 - May 2008, May - September 2010, December 2010 - May 2011)
Tournament wins
Ranking31
Minor-ranking3
World Champion
John Higgins 2013

John Higgins (born 18 May 1975) is a Scottish professional snooker player. He has won the World Championship four times. He has also lost in the final four times.

In the modern snooker era only Stephen Hendry (7), Steve Davis (6), Ray Reardon (6) and Ronnie O'Sullivan (7) were more often world champion.

John Higgins started his professional career in 1992. Because of a betting scandal in 2010, he was banned for six months, but successfully returned to the World Snooker Tour.

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