Higgins missed out on a second title with a $1.08 million thrashing of the defending champions 102-4, 78-1 and Robertson 6-4


Beijing time on February 12 news, the 2022 Snooker Players Championship continues to compete for the quarterfinals.Defending champion and four-time world champion John ‘The Wizard’ Higgins was out of form as he was knocked out 4-6 by Jimmy Robertson in the quarter-finals, missing out on a second straight title and £125,000 prize money.Higgins, 46, the defending champion and seventh seed, eased past singles champion Wafi Ayuri 6-3 in the first round.In the quarter-finals, Higgins will face tournament 15th seed Jimmy Robertson, who upset Scottish Open champion Luca Brecel 6-1 in the first round.The two have met in six games, with Higgins 5-1 in six.Higgins scored 52 runs in the first frame of the match, winning 72-42 to take the lead 1-0.In the second frame, Higgins continued to stifle Jimmy Robertson with a 65 to extend his 2-0 advantage.In the third frame, After losing the opening two games in a row, Jimmy Robertson finally stopped the slide. In the tight match, Higgins scored 58 points through several overs, but Jimmy Robertson hit 58 points to break back 65-58 to make it 1-2.In the sixth frame, Higgins stopped the slide with a 68 and 72-0 shutout against Jimmy Robertson to level the score at 3-3.In the seventh frame, Higgins suffered another slump as Jimmy Robertson scored 102 to regain a 4-3 lead.Jimmy Robertson went on to win the match 6-4, knocking the defending champion out of the tournament and forcing his way into the semi-finals while Higgins sadly missed out on the semi-finals.Jimmy Robertson scored 102 to regain a 4-3 lead.Jimmy Robertson went on to win the match 6-4, knocking the defending champion out of the tournament and forcing his way into the semi-finals while Higgins sadly missed out on the semi-finals.

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