13 Facts About Andrew Higginson


Andrew Higginson was born on 13 December 1977 and is an English former professional snooker player from Widnes, Cheshire.


Andrew Higginson is best known for being the surprise finalist of the 2007 Welsh Open.


Andrew Higginson remained there for five seasons before dropping off, after encountering limited success.


Andrew Higginson played in all 12 of the PTC events and finished 6th on the Order of Merit, comfortably inside the top 24 who qualified for the Finals.


Andrew Higginson finished the season ranked world number 18, meaning he had climbed 7 places during the year.


Andrew Higginson was then whitewashed by Steve Davis in the qualifying for Shanghai Masters, making it three consecutive first round defeats for him.


Andrew Higginson went on to finish 13th on the PTC Order of Merit to qualify for the Grand Final for the third year in a row.

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Andrew Higginson's form improved in the second half of the season as he qualified for five of the six remaining ranking tournaments of the season.


Andrew Higginson exited the Indian Open in the last 32 and the UK Championship in the last 64.


Andrew Higginson had a very poor season in the eight European Tour events as his best finishes were four last 64 defeats to be placed a lowly 79th on the Order of Merit.


Andrew Higginson fell 14 places and outside the top 32 in the rankings during they year to end it 36th in the world.


The defeat meant that Andrew Higginson has failed to advance beyond the last 32 of any ranking event in over two years.


Andrew Higginson's ranking slump continued as he was placed 56th in the world.