[6 May 2022 | No Comment | ]
The 2022 World Championship

The 2022 World Championship was played at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, from April 16 to May 2, 2022.
All Grove players, except Michael Holt and Ali Carter, were involved in the television stages. Mark Selby was the defending Champion.
Ronnie O’Sullivan beat Judd Trump by 18-13 in the final, to win the title, for a record-equalling seventh time.
All detailed results are available on snooker.org
Ding Junhui, who had to qualify, narrowly lost to Kyren Wilson in the last 32 round (10-8).
Mark Selby and Neil Robertson both went out in the lat …

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[4 Apr 2022 | No Comment | ]
Neil Robertson defends his Tour Championship title

Only Neil Robertson and Judd Trump were playing in the prestigious 8 men’s event in Llandudno last week (28 March – 3 April 2022). Neil was the defending Champion and duly emerged the winner again. He beat Mark Allen (10-6), Ronnie O’Sullivan (10-9), and John Higgins (10-9) to defend the title in magnificent fashion. He battled from 9-4 down to win the final.

This was Neil’s twenty-third ranking title.
Neil was obviously thrilled. This is what he had to say after the final (quotes source: WST)
“I always believe that I …

Ali Carter, Ding Junhui, Judd Trump, Michael Holt, Neil Robertson, Tournament news »

[4 Apr 2022 | No Comment | ]

Other than Mark Selby, all Grove players were involved in the 2022 Gibraltar Open, played from 24 to 26 of March 2022 in … Gibraltar. Judd Trump was the defending champion but was beaten at the last 16 stages. Ding was the most successful Grove player, reaching the QFs.
All the detailed results are on snooker.org

Ali Carter, Ding Junhui, Judd Trump, Michael Holt, Tournament news »

[14 Mar 2022 | One Comment | ]
Judd Trump wins the inaugural Turkish Masters

Judd Trump won his first ranking tournament of the season when he beat Matthew Selt by 10-4 to win the 2022 Turkish Masters. This brought Judd’s tally of ranking titles to 23. The event was played in Antalya from March, 7 to March 13, 2022. It was the first time that a ranking professional snooker tournament was played in Turkey.

The event was well supported by the enthusiast Turkish fans, and Judd rewarded them with a wonderful 147, his sixth, in the 10th frame of the final.

Judd, who had struggled …

Ali Carter, Ding Junhui, Judd Trump, Mark Selby, Michael Holt, Neil Robertson, Tournament news »

[14 Mar 2022 | No Comment | ]
The 2022 Welsh Open

The 2022 Welsh Open was played from 28 February to 6 March 2022, in Celtic Manor, Newport, Wales. Jordan Brown was the defending champion.
The event was won by Joe Perry, who beat Judd Trump by 9-5 in the final.
This was obviously disappointing for Judd but also encouraging as this was the first time this season that he progressed past the QFs in a ranking event. He was gracious in defeat as he declared: “Joe put me under pressure from the start. He potted some cracking long balls, scored the …

Ali Carter, Ding Junhui, Judd Trump, Mark Selby, Michael Holt, Neil Robertson, Tournament news »

[1 Mar 2022 | No Comment | ]

The 2022 European Masters was initially scheduled to be played in Fürth, Germany, but was eventually held in Milton Keynes, England because of covid-related travel restrictions. It ran from 21 to 27 February 2022. The event was won by Fan Zhengyi who beat Ronnie O’Sullivan by 10-9 in the final.
All detailed results are available here.
Michael Holt hadn’t qualified for the television stages.
Ding didn’t enter the event.
Mark Selby, who continues to battle depression, lost by 5-3 to Jordan Brown in the last 64 round.
Judd Trump went out in the last 32, …