Two-time champion John Higgins got his Dafabet Masters 2014 campaign off to the perfect start, putting in a stellar performance to beat match favourite Stuart Bingham 6-2 at Alexandra Palace, London.
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Neil Robertson has become the first player to win consecutive ranking events in China by coming from 5-2 down and winning six frames in a row to ultimately see off John Higgins 10-7 in a thrilling final at the Wuxi Classic.
John Higgins has won the first trophy of the 2013/2014 professional snooker season by coming from a frame down to beat Neil Robertson 4-1 in the final of the Victoria Bulgarian Open in front of a packed crowd in Sofia.
Mark Davis & Mark King recorded two of the best wins of their careers, beating seeded players John Higgins 10-6 & Mark Allen 10-8 respectively in the first round of the Betfair World Snooker Championship 2013 at the Crucible, Sheffield.
Crucible debutant Michael White has caused the biggest shock of the Betfair World Snooker Championship 2013 so far, by beating two-times world champion and fellow Welshman Mark Williams 10-6. John Higgins also looks to be in trouble as he trails Mark Davis 6-3.
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.
It's the first day of action at the Betfair German Masters 2013 in Berlin and the big story of the day was the surprise exit of John Higgins to Peter Lines. Andrew Higginson & Norway's Kurt Maflin also beat higher ranked opponents to progress.
Thursday sees the first two quarter-finals of the Betfair Masters played at Alexandra Palace as Mark Allen takes on Neil Robertson in the afternoon session, and John Higgins clashes with Shaun Murphy in the evening.
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.
2nd day of professional matches at the fifth European Tour (EPTC5, Scottish Open 2012) in Ravenscraig and former world champions Steve Davis & Ken Doherty rolled backed the years to qualify for the last 16 on Sunday.