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John Higgins of Scotland plays a shot in the semi-final match against David Gilbert of England on day fourteen of the 2019 Betfred World Snooker Championship at Crucible Theatre on May 3, 2019 in Sheffield, England.

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ByEurosport
04/05/2019 at 16:52 | Updated 04/05/2019 at 17:08

John Higgins and David Gilbert’s semi-final will go to a final-frame decider after the four-time world champion Higgins dug deep to level the contest at 16 frames each.

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Gilbert came into the final session leading 13-11 and opened with a break of 105 to put himself in touching distance of a first final appearance but runs of 52, 74 and 96 saw Higgins take control of the match.

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Yet, Gilbert, runner up at the German Masters this year, bounced back with breaks of 78 and 53 to put himself within a frame of securing the biggest win of his career.

However, the Wizard of Wishaw drew on all of his experience to draw level with a break of 139 to send the match to a 33rd frame.

You can follow it LIVE on Eurosport and Eurosport Player here.

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