John Higgins overcomes Ronnie O'Sullivan at Scottish Open

He will play Judd Trump

BY Raf Diallo 19:28 Friday 16 December 2016, 19:28 16 Dec 2016

John Higgins. Picture by Mike Egerton PA Wire/PA Images

John Higgins beat his great rival Ronnie O'Sullivan 5-2 in their Scottish Open quarter-final in Glasgow.

Higgins won 5-2 with a with a break of 104 to reach the semi-finals.

The two 41-years-olds have nine world titles between them and are both looking for their 29th ranking event victory.

Higgins will play Judd Trump in tomorrow's semi-finals.

O'Sullivan was a finalist in the UK Championship but lost that decider to Mark Selby.

Trump defeated Robert Milkins 5-3.

The other quarter-finals see Chinese duo Yu Delu and Liang Wenbo go up against each other, while their compatriot Marco Fu plays against England's Mark Davis.

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