Articles Archive for November 2013
Cao Xinlong, Chen Zhe, Featured, Headline, Judd Trump, Li Hang, Liang Wenbo, Neil Robertson, Tournament news, Yu Delu, Zhang Anda »
The tournament was played from 26 November to 8 December, 2013, in the Barbican, York.
The UK was played under the flat draw format, with strict seeding, for the first time and all Grove players were competing in York. Neil Robertson went on to win the title and doing so joined the exclusive club of players who have won the “Triple Crown”: World Championship, UK Championship and Masters. He made history also being the first non British player to achieve this.
Judd Trump, Neil Robertson »
Ricoh Arena, Coventry, England – 19-25/11/2013
This new tournament is meant to reward the tournament winners from the previous season. Judd, having won in Chengdu in 2012, was in it and started his campaign wit a 4-1 win over Marco Fu. But he fell to Stuart Bingham in the next round, losing 2-6. Neil, China Open winner was there also and reached the semi finals, having won both his previous matches in deciders. He narrowly lost 5-6 to Ronnie.
Cao Xinlong, Chen Zhe, Judd Trump, Li Hang, Liang Wenbo, Tournament news, Yu Delu, Zhang Anda »
Lotto Arena, Antwerp, Belgium – 14-17 November, 2013 (pros start on November 15)
Judd played Cao Xin Long again on day 1 and, this time, beat him 4-1. He then beat Tepchaiya Un-Nooh, but lost 3-4 to Mark Selby in the last 32, despite making two tons, including a 147. Sleepy, Li Hang, Yu Delu, Zhang Anda and Liang Wenbo all played on Day 2. Only Yu won his first match but lost to Mark Allen in the last 32. Neil did not enter, Li Yan withdrew.
JUDD MADE A 147 in frame 3 of his last 32 match. Well done!
Club news, Neil Robertson »
Grove are now happy and proud to sign Neil Robertson for full management.
Django Fung is delighted and said:
Neil is a great Champion, a great professional and one of the nicest person in the snooker circuit. I am very looking forward to working with Neil again
I’m very excited to be working with Grovesnooker again. I know Django very well and he has great experience managing top players.
Cao Xinlong, Chen Zhe, Judd Trump, Li Hang, Liang Wenbo, Neil Robertson, Tournament news, Zhang Anda »
The Capital Venue will again host the Kay Suzanne Memorial Cup, running from November 7 to November 10, 2013. The pros start playing on Friday, November 8. The dress code is “Pink” as the whole event is meant to support the fight and prevention against breast cancer. All Grove players, except Li Yan, were involved. Judd and Neil reached the Final day. Neil lost to Mark Allen in the quarters. Judd made it to the Final after beating Jamie Jones in the semis, but came runner-up to Mark Allen