John Higgins reaches seventh World Snooker Championship final after beating Kyren Wilson

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Four-time world champion John Higgins has beaten Kyren Wilson 17-13 to reach his seventh World Snooker Championship final.

After taking a three-frame lead earlier in the week, Wilson hit back before Higgins claimed victory.

The pair came into the final session with Higgins leading 13-11 and Wilson immediately pulled a frame back with a 96 clearance.

Higgins restored the two-frame lead and took the score to 15-12 with a superb clearance of 136.

Wilson pulled one back but breaks of 100 and 98 saw Higgins claim victory.

Higgins will face either Mark Williams or Barry Hawkins in the final, with Hawkins leading 13-11 ahead of the final session.

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