|Date Of Birth||01/12/1990 (27)|
|Place Of Birth||UNKNOWN, England|
|Round 1||Li Hang||D||-||-|
|Round 2||Ding Junhui||W||4-1||28.66 secs|
|Round 3||Chris Wakelin||W||4-1||25.31 secs|
|Round 4||Ian Burns||L||3-4||25.86 secs|
Highfield secured one of the finest wins of his career by by beating Mark Selby at the 2016 English Open. He also went on an impressive run to the last 16 of the 2016 UK Championship a couple of months later.
Highfield regained his tour card thanks to his European Tour Order of Merit placing in 2015/16. He beat Anthony McGill on his way to reaching the Last 16 of the 2016 Gdynia Open.
The Englishman came within one frame of securing his first Crucible appearance in the World Championship qualifiers, but lost out in a final frame decider to Sam Baird.
In 2010, he reached the semi-finals of the Players Tour Championship event four, beating former World champion Graeme Dott before losing to Stephen Maguire.
Highfield is a keen long distance runner and enjoys competing in half marathons.
He was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease in 2015.