STUART Bingham's Masters campaign was short-lived as he crashed out 6-2 to John Higgins.

The Wizard of Wishaw has held he upper hand in matches between the two and took the first frame at Alexandra Palace in London.

Basildon pro Bingham levelled the match at 1-1 but then saw Higgins take a 5-1 lead.

Bingham, 37, pulled a frame back after a brief rally but Higgins took the next one to book his place in the quarter finals.