Millions of viewers sat at their television broadcast - the duel between the 43-year-old Shot and 37-year-old Australian, was in fact one between two absolute toppers-when one picture suddenly, the emotions did flare up. While Robertson uitvogelde how he the best his ball would pots, was Higgins motionless sit back in his chair. The remarkable image was thrown thousands of times, shared on social media.
“we are now Going to really ignore that someone is the quadruple world champion has been murdered?”, sounded it comical when a Twitterer. “When Neil (Robertson, ed.) said that he would do whatever it took to win, had I not thought that he was as far as it would go...”, was another comment. Some viewers were not, however, feel free to. “Can someone please state just go and check?”
Can someone check if John Higgins is alright?pic.twitter.com/ToESZCejMlJay(@ TracksideJay) link
All theories to the contrary, the topper in the snooker was just to the screen watching. “Were people really worried?”, he responded after his won over. “I was just looking at the screen. I must say that the way in which the camera in my direction was, the nasty. Oh, everything is okay.” So we see Higgins back in his semi final match against David Gilbert (WS-16). In the other semi-final is Judd Trump (WS-7) opposite Gary Wilson (WS-32). The finals will be Sunday and Monday, to a best of 35 played.