Indian Open: John Higgins beats Anthony McGill to take title
John Higgins moved up to second in the world rankings after beating fellow Scotsman and defending champion Anthony McGill 5-1 to win the Indian Open.
It was a 29th ranking title for the 42-year-old, who moves ahead of Steve Davis and Ronnie O’Sullivan and is now only behind Stephen Hendry, who has 36.
Higgins took the first two frames and built a 3-1 lead at the interval.
There were no century breaks in the Visakhapatnam final and only one over 50, a 71 for Higgins in frame four.
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