Home » Archive

Articles in the Judd Trump Category

Ali Carter, Judd Trump, Mark Selby, Michael Holt »

[6 Aug 2022 | No Comment | ]
2022 Championship League Snooker – Ranking Event

The 2022 Ranking Championship League was the first event of the 2022/23 season. I started on 28 June and finished on 29 July 2022. It was played at the Morningside Arena in Leicester. There were no spectators. The tournament was won by Luca Brecel, who beat Lu Ning by 3-1 in the Final. Remarkably, there were 5 Chinese players in the last 8.
You will find all detailed results on snooker.org
The following Grove players were involved: Ali Carter, Judd Trump, Mark Selby, and Michael Holt, playing as an amateur this season. …

Headline, Judd Trump, Mark Selby »

[1 Jun 2022 | No Comment | ]
Judd Trump and Mark Selby honoured

Judd Trump and Mark Selby were honoured and awarded an MBE for their achievements in sport AND their contributions to important charities.
Here is the article by WST:

Snooker’s Mark Selby and Judd Trump have been awarded MBEs, after being named on the Queen’s 2022 Birthday Honours List.
They are both all-time greats of the sport and receive their honours in recognition of their services to snooker and charity.
Leicester cueman Selby has been World Champion on four occasions, having captured the sport’s biggest prize in 2014, 2016, 2017 and 2021.
Selby won his …

Ding Junhui, Judd Trump, Mark Selby, Neil Robertson »

[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 …

Judd Trump, Neil Robertson, Tournament news »

[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, …

Judd Trump, Neil Robertson, Tournament news »

[15 Feb 2022 | No Comment | ]
Neil Robertson wins the 2022 Players Championship

Neil Robertson has won the 2022 Players Championship, beating Barry Hawkins by 10-5 in the Final. This brings Neil’s tally of ranking titles to 22, on par with Judd Trump. Despite still feeling a bit tired from covid, and not being at his very best, Neil played well all tournament considering how tough the conditions proved to be.
The tournament, which featured only the top 16 in the one-year ranking list, was played in Wolverhampton from 7 to 13 February 2022.
Only Neil and Judd Trump represented the Grove in this event. …

Judd Trump, Mark Selby, Neil Robertson, Tournament news »

[7 Feb 2022 | No Comment | ]
The 2022 German Masters

The 2022 German Masters was played at the Tempodrom in Berlin from 26 to 30 January 2022. The tournament was won by Zhao Xintong who beat Yan Bingtao by 9-0 in the “youngest” final since 2006 and only the second “all Chinese” final in snooker history.
Only Mark Selby, Judd Trump, and Neil Robertson were involved in the final stages in Berlin.
Neil Robertson fell in the last 32, beaten by Ricky Walden (5-3). Marl Selby went one better but was whitewashed by Yan Bingtao in the last 16. Judd Trump, …