Higgins knocks out O’Sullivan

SNOOKER: John Higgins overcame Ronnie O'Sullivan 13-10 in the World Championship quarter-finals to book a semi-final with Mark Williams. O’Sullivan had led 7-4 at one stage, but a typically battling performance from the Scot saw him win the final session 5-2 have levelled the match at 8-8 in the afternoon. Elsewhere, Ding Junhui beat the heavily backed Mark Selby 13-10 after a tense final session to set up a semi-final spot against England precocious talent, Judd Trump.