Dott knocks out Higgins

SNOOKER: World No1 John Higgins’ Masters campaign was ended by fellow Scot Graeme Dott in the first round. Last year’s World Championship runner-up, Dott, took the final two frames to claim the match 6-4. Meanwhile, Ding Junhui edged out former world champion Mark Williams with a 6-4 victory after n scrappy display from both men.