Andrew Higginson was born on 13 December 1977 and is an English former professional snooker player from Widnes, Cheshire.
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Andrew Higginson is best known for being the surprise finalist of the 2007 Welsh Open.
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Andrew Higginson remained there for five seasons before dropping off, after encountering limited success.
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Andrew Higginson earned £20,000 for his 147 break, £2000 for the highest break and £17,500 for being the runner-up.
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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.
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Andrew Higginson finished the season ranked world number 18, meaning he had climbed 7 places during the year.
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Andrew Higginson was then whitewashed by Steve Davis in the qualifying for Shanghai Masters, making it three consecutive first round defeats for him.
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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.
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Andrew Higginson exited the Indian Open in the last 32 and the UK Championship in the last 64.
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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.
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Andrew Higginson fell 14 places and outside the top 32 in the rankings during they year to end it 36th in the world.
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The defeat meant that Andrew Higginson has failed to advance beyond the last 32 of any ranking event in over two years.
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Andrew Higginson's ranking slump continued as he was placed 56th in the world.
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