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Ali Carter, Jack Lisowski, Judd Trump, Liang Wenbo, Luca Brecel, Neil Robertson, Oliver Lines, Tournament news »

[18 Jun 2019 | No Comment | ]
Riga Masters 2019 and International Championship 2019 Qualifiers

The first sets of 2019/20 qualifiers were played in Ponds Forge (Sheffield) over the last week.
Neil Robertson is the defending champion at the Riga Masters and as such his first round match is held over. He will face Robert Milkins at the venue. The other Grove players who entered the event are Ali Carter, Luca Brecel, Jack Lisowski and Oliver Lines. All of them won their last 128 match and will be in Riga.
All the results for the Riga Masters Qualifiers are on snooker.org
All the Grove players entered the International …

Ali Carter, Liang Wenbo, Oliver Lines, Tournament news »

[24 Apr 2019 | No Comment | ]

EIS Sheffield, 10-17 April 2019
Grove had three players involved in the event: Ali Carter, Liang Wenbo and Oliver Lines.
Here are all the detailed results (snooker.org)
Oli’s early exit means that he’s now lost his professional status. Liang fell at the last hurdle, but Ali is through to the Crucible … where, in the first round, he will face a stablemate in Jack Lisowski, starting on April 24, 2019.

Ali Carter, Jack Lisowski, Judd Trump, Liang Wenbo, Luca Brecel, Neil Robertson, Oliver Lines, Tournament news »

[7 Apr 2019 | No Comment | ]
Neil Robertson wins the China Open 2019

The China Open 2019 was played in Beijing from April 1 to April 7, 2019. Neil Robertson beat Jack Lisowski by 11-4 in the final. It was quite a successful event from the Grove as the semi finals featured three of their players. Neil Robertson emerged the winner – by 10-7 – of an all Grove battle against Luca Brecel. It was a very high quality match. Jack Lisowski outplayed his opponent, Scott Donaldson in the other semi final, which he won by 10-1.

Neil was appearing in his fourth consecutive …

Ali Carter, Jack Lisowski, Judd Trump, Liang Wenbo, Luca Brecel, Neil Robertson, Tournament news »

[18 Feb 2019 | No Comment | ]
Neil Robertson wins the 2019 Welsh Open

Neil Robertson beat Stuart Bingham by 9-7 in a tense final in Cardiff to lift the Ray Reardon Trophy. It was Neil’s 15th ranking title and the second Welsh Open victory. The first came in 2007 – when he beat Andrew Higginson by 9-8 – only his second ranking title at the time.
The tournament was played in Cardiff from February 11 to February 17, 2019.
It wasn’t a great tournament for the Grove team overall, with Jack Lisowski being “second best” to Neil with a modest last 16 run. …

Ali Carter, Jack Lisowski, Judd Trump, Liang Wenbo, Luca Brecel, Neil Robertson, Oliver Lines, Tournament news »

[18 Dec 2018 | One Comment | ]
Scottish Open 2018

The Scottish Open 2018 was played at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow, from December 10 to December 16, 2018. Neil Robertson was the defending Champion. The tournament was won by Mark Allen who beat Shaun Murphy by 9-7 in the Final.
Neil Robertson was the defending champion but made an early exit as he was beaten by Ross Muir in the second round (last 64) by 4-2. Neil was clearly thrown out of his rhythm by his opponent slow pace and complained about that right after the match. It transpired …

Ali Carter, Jack Lisowski, Judd Trump, Liang Wenbo, Luca Brecel, Neil Robertson, Oliver Lines, Tournament news »

[11 Dec 2018 | No Comment | ]
UK Championship 2018

The UK Championship 2018 was played at the York Barbican from November 27 to December 9, 2018. Ronnie O’Sullivan successfully defended his title, setting a new records of 7 UK Championship titles, and 19 Triple Crowns. He beat Mark Allen by 10-6 in the Final.
All Grove players were involved. Three of them – Jack Lisowski, Judd Trump and Neil Robertson – reached the last 16. Jack lost by 6-1 to Ronnie, the eventual champion, Neil lost by 6-5 to Mark Allen, the runner-up, and Judd fell by 6-4 to …

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[4 Nov 2018 | No Comment | ]
The International Championship 2018

Neil Robertson reached the final of the International Championship 2018, played in Daqing, China from 28 October to 4 November 2018. He played great snooker all week, but, unfortunately, came short against Mark Allen who beat him by 10-5 in the final.It was in fact a very successful event for the Grove team. No less than four of the five players competing in Daqing reached the quarter finals: Neil, Jack, Ali and Judd. Ali was beaten at that stage by the eventual champion Mark Allen. Jack and Judd faced each other, and it was Jack who prevailed. Neil beat the current n°1 and defending champion, Mark Selby.
Again in the semi finals, the two remaining Grove players, Jack and Neil faced each other and it was Neil who won by 9-7.

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[26 Oct 2018 | No Comment | ]
The English Open 2018

The English Open 2018, first of the Home Nations Series was played in the K2 arena in Crawley from 15 to 21 October 2018. The tournament was won by Stuart Bingham who defeated Mark Davis in what was the “oldest” snooker final in history, with players aggregated ages totalling 88 years.
From the Grove players, it was Ali who had the best run in the tournament. He reached the QF, where he lost by 5-2 to the eventual Champion Stuart Bingham. Neil and Judd got to the last 16. Neil’s conqueror …

Ali Carter, Jack Lisowski, Judd Trump, Liang Wenbo, Luca Brecel, Neil Robertson, Oliver Lines, Tournament news »

[8 Oct 2018 | No Comment | ]
European Masters 2018

The European Masters 2018 was played at “De Soeverein”, in Lommel, Belgium, from 1 to 7 October 2018. The tournament was won by Jimmy Robertson, who beat Joe Perry by 9-6 in the Final.
All Grove players were playing in this tournament. Both Luca and Judd had their last 128 match held-over, Luca being the only Belgian player on the tour, and Judd being the defending champion, and both went on to win those matches.Judd was looking to make it three in a row but it wasn’t to be this time.
It …

Ali Carter, Jack Lisowski, Judd Trump, Liang Wenbo, Luca Brecel, Neil Robertson, Tournament news »

[30 Sep 2018 | No Comment | ]
China Championship 2018

The Evergrande China Championship 2018 was held in Guangzhou, from 24 to 30 September 2018. It was won by Mark Selby who beat John Higgins by 10-9 in the Final.
Luca Brecel was the defending champion but got no further than the last 64, where he lost by 5-3 to Martin O’Donnell. Ali Carter lost at the same stage, losing to Fergal O’Brien by 5-1 but remarkably made a 144 in that single frame he won and this ended up being the Highest break of the tournament.
Neil Robertson and Jack Lisowski …