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Robertson N.-Higginson A.
World Open - 25 September 2010

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3:2 

That has to have been the match of the tournament so far. Wonderful snooker, spellbinding drama, and you have to feel for poor Andrew Higginson.

2:2 

Brilliant pot from Robertson on the last red and that should be the match. What a way to finish a fantastic match, as Higginson shakes his head. He can't believe it.

2:2 

But that's a bad miss from Robertson this time and now the Englishman is back at the table. He's 31-16 up and looking very assured.

2:2 

Could that be the turning point? Higginson underhits a red to the bottom-right pocket, leaving it for Robertson to knock in.

2:2 

Brilliant snooker here between these two players as it now heads to sudden death.

2:1 

That's frame ball and we should be all square again. What resolve Higginson is showing out here.

2:1 

But once again it's a terrfiic response from Higginson. Two reds left and he's still at the table.

2:1 

Good start from Robertson to the fourth frame and after the masterful performance in the third, you have to fancy him to go through here.

2:1 

That's why he's the champion. An unbelievable clearance from Robertson, capitalising to the maximum on Higginson's unfortunate mistake. Breathtakiing.

1:1 

Wow, that is impressive from Robertson. He's now onto the colours, still 19 points behind, but you've got to favour him to take the frame now. Brilliant display of pressure potting.

1:1 

That's some classy potting from Robertson. There are three reds left and he's 49 points behind.

1:1 

It's 51-0 now and if Higginson takes this frame, the world champion will have to do what no other player has been able to do in this tournament and win a match from being 2-1 down.

1:1 

Terrificly confident start to this frame by Higginson. A superb red to the bottom-left pocket is followed by a fine selection of shots. His break stands at 35.

1:1 

Impressive comeback from Higginson. All square.

1:0 

It's a decent break of 46 for Higginson, but will he get a chance to add to it? Robertson is back at the table.

1:0 

Time for Higginson to show what he can do. Uncharacteristic miss on a red from Robertson ends his break at just 10 and now his opponent must capitalise.

1:0 

Incidentally, the winner of this match will take on Ricky Walden in the quarter-finals.

1:0 

That's one-nil already. Devastating stuff from the world champ.

0:0 

Robertson carelessly misses on a red, but he's 77-0 in front and you'd have to think he'll take the frame now, even though Higginson is back to the table.

0:0 

To be fair to Higginson, he hasn't done a lot wrong but against a special player like Robertson, you have to do something extra special to beat him.

0:0 

And it looks like he's failed the test as he leaves Robertson on with an easy red and now the Australian is building a potentially frame-winning break which currently stands at 36.

0:0 

Early test of Higginson's credentials. Robertson has laid a tough snooker and a bad shot from the Englishman could end in a first-frame loss.

0:0 

We're underway as Andrew Higginson breaks to begin his last 16 clash with current world champ Neil Robertson.