It’s just soul-destroying

Published: 03/12/2013

Former world champion John Higgins had some choice words for his performance despite advancing to the UK championship fourth round – adamant he never thought he would play so badly.

Higgins, a three-time UK champion, sealed passage out of round three with a defeat of fellow Scot Jamie Burnett 6-4 at the Barbican Centre on Monday afternoon.

The 38-year-old came from 4-3 down to win three straight frames in York and claim the match in which neither player was at their fluid best.

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