They split in 1985 and divorced.
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Higgins was also the runner-up to in 1980, losing 18—16, after being 9—5 up.
Higgins had a long and enduring friendship with.
In 2016, chairman announced that the trophy for the new tournament would be named after Higgins.
In particular, former world champion considers a three-quarter-ball pot on a blue into the green pocket especially memorable, not only for its extreme but for enabling Higgins to continue the break and keep White off the table and unable to clinch victory at that moment.