Articles Archive for April 2017
Cao Yupeng, Chen Zhe, Headline, James Cahill, Judd Trump, Li Hang, Luca Brecel, Neil Robertson, Oliver Lines, Tournament news, Yu Delu, Zhang Anda »
It wasn’t a great Championship for the Grove, as none of the players went past the last 16 in the biggest event of the season.
It actually started on April 5, 2017, in Ponds Forge, with all Grove players, except Neil and Judd who were seeded, needing to win three matches to reach the television stages at the Crucible. Only Luca Brecel managed that, with Li Hang and Yu Delu coming close.
The main event started on April 15. Judd arrived at the Crucible as pre-tournament favorite but went out in the …
Judd Trump, Li Hang, Tournament news, Yu Delu, Zhang Anda »
The tournament was held in Beijing from March 27 to April 2, 2017 and was won by Mark Selby. Judd came to Beijing as the defending champion and managed to reach the quarter finals, where he lost to young promising Iranian prospect Hossein Vafaei. In the previous round, against Tian Pengfei, he had made his third competitive 147, and the first on television. Until then the highest break of the tournament was the 140 scored by Zhang Anda in the only frame he won …