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[10 Feb 2020 | No Comment | ]
Neil Robertson is the 2020 World Grand Prix Champion

The 2020 World Grand Prix was played at the Centaur, in Cheltenham Racecourses, from 3 to 9 February 2020.
The tournament featured the top 32 players in the one year ranking list. Judd Trump, Neil Robertson, Ding Junhui, Ali Carter, Jack Lisowski and Liang Wenbo were playing. Only Judd, Neil and Liang passed the first round. Judd was the defending champion but was beaten in the last 16 by Kyren Wilson, who had also beaten Jack in the last 32.
Neil beat Graeme Dott by 10-8 in a very high quality …

Ali Carter, Liang Wenbo, Luca Brecel, Neil Robertson, Tournament news »

[28 Jan 2020 | No Comment | ]
Neil Robertson is the 2020 European Masters Champion

Neil Robertson won the 2020 European Masters, his 17th ranking title. The tournament was run in Dornbirn, Austria, from 22 to 26 January 2020. It was the first time a ranking event was held in Austria. This title brings Neil on par with Mark Selby regarding ranking titles, joint sixth of all time. It also puts him in prime position for the £150000 bonus for the player who will earn the most money during the Euro Series (European Masters, German Masters, Shoot Out and Gibraltar Open).

Neil whitewashed his young opponent …

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

[9 Dec 2019 | No Comment | ]
The 2019 UK Championship

The 2019 UK Championship was played in York Barbican from November 26 to December 9, 2019. The tournament was won by Ding Junhui. It was Ding’s third UK crown, ten years after his second. Although Django Fung isn’t managing Ding, he had the pleasure to work with him for this tournament.

Django said: “I’m so happy to work with Ding, and want to congratulate him for his achievements”.

Otherwise it was a bit of a strange tournament for the Grove players.
Judd Trump was bidding to win his 8th title of …

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

[19 Nov 2019 | No Comment | ]
Judd Trump defends his Northern Ireland Open title

Judd Trump beat Ronnie O’Sullivan by 9-7 to retain his Northern Ireland Open title. It was a match of the highest quality, and a repeat of the previous year final. By winning this title, Judd accomplished something that hadn’t be done since Stephen Hendry in 1990/91, winning three ranking events as a first time World Champion, and, of course, there could be more to come. This victory further consolidates Judd’s status as the current dominant figure in snooker: he’s World Champion, World number one and miles ahead of everyone else …

Ali Carter, Jack Lisowski, Judd Trump, Liang Wenbo, Luca Brecel »

[4 Nov 2019 | No Comment | ]
Judd Trump is the 2019 World Open Champion

Judd Trump won his sixth title in 2019 by beating Thepchaiya Un-Nooh by 10-5 in the Final of the 2019 World Open. The tournament was played in Yushzan, China from 28 of October to 3 of November 2019.
After his win Judd declared:
“I’m very happy,” said Trump. “I didn’t play that well all week, I won a lot of close games 5-4 and 6-5, and then I played better today. I have worked very hard this season to try to replicate what I did last season. I try to enjoy …

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

[22 Oct 2019 | No Comment | ]
English Open 2019

The 2019 English Open was played in the K2, in Crawley from 14 to 20 October 2019.
The tournament was won by Mark Selby who beat David Gilbert by 9-1 in the Final.
It wasn’t a good tournament for the Grove players: only three of them reached the last 32: Neil Robertson, Jack Lisowski and Judd Trump and that’s as far as they got. Ali Carter, Oliver Lines, Luca Brecel and Liang Wenbo lost right away in the first round.
All detailed results are on snooker.org

Ali Carter, Jack Lisowski, Liang Wenbo, Neil Robertson, Oliver Lines, Tournament news »

[9 Oct 2019 | No Comment | ]

The first round of the 2019 World Open was played in Barnsley from October 2 to October 5, 2019. Luca Brecel and Judd Trump have their match held-over to the main venue in Yushan, Judd because he’s the World Champion, Luca because he’s due to play a wildcard. All other Grove players were due to Barnsley…
Neil Robertson made the headlines for … driving to the “wrong” Barnsley: the one in Gloucester rather the one in Yorkshire. As a result he had to forfeit his match. It was the story …

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

[16 Sep 2019 | No Comment | ]
Shanghai Masters 2019

Neil Robertson, Judd Trump, Jack Lisowski, Ali Carter and Liang Wenbo were all involved in the prestigious invitational Shanghai Masters 2019. It was played from September 9 to September 15, 2019 and the event was won by Ronnie O’Sullivan, who beat Shaun Murphy by 11-9 in the final.
Neil was the most successful Grove player. He reached the semi finals where he lost by 10-6 to the eventual winner, Ronnie.
Jack Lisowski and Judd Trump both reached the QF stage, losing 6-1, to Shaun Murphy, the runner-up, and Mark Allen respectively.
Liang Wenbo …

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

[26 Aug 2019 | No Comment | ]

The China Championship 2019 Qualifiers were played from 15th to 18th of August 2019, at the Barnsley Metrodome. All the Grove players were involved, except for Judd who, being the reigning World Champion, has his first round match held-over. It was a mixed bag for the Grove as Neil, Jack and Luca qualified easily, but Ali, Oliver and Liang Wenbo were beaten.
All detailed results are on snooker.org

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

[11 Aug 2019 | No Comment | ]
Judd Trump is the WSIC 2019 Champion and the World n°1!

Judd Trump won the 2019 International Championship, beating Shaun Murphy by 10-3 in the Final. The tournament was played in Daqing, China, from August 4, 2019 to August 11, 2019. It was Judd’s first “outing” since he won the World Championship last May. In reaching the quarter finals, he also secured the Number 1 spot in the rankings. He’s now World Champion and World n°1. Congratulations Judd!
Here are excerpts from the report by Worldsnooker

Sunday 11 Aug 2019 01:46PM
World Champion Judd Trump produced a scintillating display to beat Shaun Murphy 10-3 …