John Higgins recorded his biggest win of the season today in the last 16 of the Haikou World Open, recovering from 4-0 behind to make two centuries and beat Judd Trump 5-4. Also through to the quarterfinals are Mark Allen, Shaun Murphy and Graeme Dott.
UK & International Championship Champion
Judd Trump (born 21 August 1989) is an English professional snooker player from Bristol. Judd Trump was English Under-13 and Under-15 champion, and reached the World Under-21 Championship semi-finals at the age of 14. At the same age, Judd Trump became the youngest player ever to make a competitive 147, beating Ronnie O'Sullivan's record from 1991.
In the 2010/2011 season, Judd Trump reached his first professional ranking event final at the 2011 China Open. Judd Trump defeated former Masters champion Mark Selby 10–8 to win his first major title, and provisionally climbed into the top 16 of the world rankings. On his way to winning the China Open final, Judd Trump also made his 100th competitive century break.
After winning the China Open Judd went to the World Championship and has a famous run to the final which included victories over defending champion Neil Robertson, Martin Gould, Graeme Dott and Ding Junhui before narrowly losing 18-15 to John Higgins in the final.
At the 2011 UK Championship he won his first major ranking event in Britain by beating Dominic Dale, Ronnie O'Sullivan, Stephen Maguire, Neil Robertson and finally Mark Allen 10-8 in the final.
Judd Trump Profile, News & Interviews from China Open Snooker Champion Judd Trump
Marco Fu pulled off an upset on day two of the Dafabet Masters at Alexandra Palace, twice coming from a frame behind to send home Judd Trump 6-5 in a thrilling encounter.
Mark Allen has won his first professional title in the United Kingdom and also back-to-back European Tour events by beating Judd Trump 4-1 to claim the Kay Suzanne Memorial Cup (ET6) at the South West Snooker Academy, Gloucester.
Defending champion Ronnie O'Sullivan needs only three more frames to book himself a place in the final of the Betfair World Snooker Championship as he holds a 14-10 lead overnight against Judd Trump. In the other match, Ricky Walden leads Barry Hawkins 9-7.
Defending Betfair World Snooker Championship champion Ronnie O'Sullivan is through to his 10th Crucible semi-final after romping to a 13-4 victory against Stuart Bingham, however he is once again threatening to retire from professional snooker after the tournament is over.
Judd Trump won the last five frames to come from 8-3 behind to level with 8-8 against Shaun Murphy in their Betfair World Snooker Championship quarter-final, meanwhile Ronnie O'Sullivan dominated in his match against Stuart Bingham, he leads 7-1.
The amazing results in this year's Betfair World Snooker Championship 2013 continue as Barry Hawkins came from 9-6 down to beat Mark Selby 13-10 to book a maiden quarterfinal appearance at the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield
Alfie Burden pulled off the biggest win of his pro career so far, beating world no.1 Judd Trump 4-3 at the Dafabet PTC Grand Finals in Galway, which included a 113 in the decider from the Londoner.
Two of snooker's box office attractions begin their quest for a maiden Masters crown
With potting sensation Judd Trump and UK Championship finalist Shaun Murphy entering the fray at the Alexandra Palace on Tuesday.
Judd Trump is named bookies favourite to land the 2013 Betfair Masters title at Alexandra Palace despite his shock first round exit at the UK Championship a few weeks back.
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