[16 Mar 2020 | No Comment | ]
Judd Trump wins the 2020 Gibraltar Open

The 2020 Gibraltar Open was played from 13 to 15 March 2020 (pro stages) and Judd Trump beat Kyren Wilson by 4-3 to win the title. This was Judd’s sixth ranking title this season, a new record. By winning this event, Judd also won the European Series, and the £150000 bonus that comes with it, snatching it from Neil Robertson!

The tournament was played behind closed doors over the week-end as a precautionary measure in the context of the corona virus outbreak.
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[2 Mar 2020 | No Comment | ]
Judd Trump wins the 2020 Players Championsip

Judd Trump won his fifth ranking title of the season by beating Yan Bingtao by 10-4 in the Final of the 2020 World Grand Prix, in Southport yesterday. He joins Stephen Hendry, Mark Selby Ding Junhui and Ronnie O’Sullivan in the small group of elite players who have done this. The World Grand Prix featured only the top 16 players in the one year list. Ding Junhui and Neil Robertson were the only other Grove players in the field. They both lost in the first round.
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[18 Feb 2020 | No Comment | ]
2020 Welsh Open

The 2020 Welsh Open was played in Cardiff, Wales from 10 to 16 February 2020. The tournament was won by Shaun Murphy who beat Kyren Wilson by 9-1 in the final.
All Grove players were involved. Neil Robertson was the defending champion. Neil came to compete in Cardiff right after winning the World Grand Prix. He had just made three finals in the last three weeks, in three different countries, winning two. At the start of the tournament Neil admitted that, had he not been the defending champion, he would have …

Ali Carter, Ding Junhui, Jack Lisowski, Judd Trump, Liang Wenbo, Neil Robertson, Tournament news »

[10 Feb 2020 | No Comment | ]
Neil Robertson is the 2020 World Grand Prix Champion

The 2020 World Grand Prix was played at the Centaur, in Cheltenham Racecourses, from 3 to 9 February 2020.
The tournament featured the top 32 players in the one year ranking list. Judd Trump, Neil Robertson, Ding Junhui, Ali Carter, Jack Lisowski and Liang Wenbo were playing. Only Judd, Neil and Liang passed the first round. Judd was the defending champion but was beaten in the last 16 by Kyren Wilson, who had also beaten Jack in the last 32.
Neil beat Graeme Dott by 10-8 in a very high quality …

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[3 Feb 2020 | No Comment | ]
Judd Trump is the 2020 German Masters Champion

The 2020 German Masters was played at the iconic Tempodrom, in Berlin, Germany, from 29 January to 2 February 2020. Judd Trump won the event – for the first time – beating Neil Robertson by 9-6 in an all Grove final. It was Judd’s 15th ranking title, and the 4th already this season. Impressive!
It was a very high quality, enthralling match. Both players played rather tactically, showing outstanding skills in their safety exchanges. There were, of course, big breaks as well: Judd had no less than 8 breaks over 50 …

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[30 Jan 2020 | No Comment | ]
Ding Junhui joins the Grove

The Grove is very happy and proud to welcome Ding Junhui.
Ding won the UK Championship last December, crediting Django Fung’s help for his return to form and to the winning circle.

About joining the Grove Ding said:
” I am very happy to join Grove and work with Django. We proved that we work well together and had instant success in the UK last year. Django understands my game, he works with lots of top players and he has the experience to help me to structure the practice and have …