German Masters Qualifying: 21-25 November 2011, Sheffield
The Grove’s Yu Delu and Liu Song qualified for the finals of the German Masters after successfully negotiating their way through the qualifying rounds this week.
Delu qualified for a ranking event for the first time with a 5-3 success against Jamie Cope, top scoring with 100 and 78. He had beatedn Alfie Burden 5-2 and Barry Pinches 5-4 in the previous qualifying rounds.
Song booked his place with a 5-4 win against Fergal O’Brien, which followed victories against Rory McLeod 5-3 and Liam Highfield 5-3.
Sadly Jack Lisowski wasn’t able to join them as he crashed out 1-5 to Sam Craigie in his first match.
Delu and Song join four other Grove players – Judd Trump, Ronnie O’Sullivan, Jack Lisowski and Stuart Bingham – in the last 32, taking place in Berlin from 1-5 February.