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[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 …

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, 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, …

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[17 Jan 2022 | One Comment | ]
Neil Robertson wins the 2022 Masters

Neil Robertson won the Masters for the second time, ten years after his first by beating Barry Hawkins by 10-4 in the final. This brings Neil’s tally of Triple Crown events to six: one World Championship, two Masters, three UK Championships.
Neil celebrated with his family, his wife Mille, his son Alexander and his daughter Penelope

The tournament was played at Alexandra Palace in London, from the 9th to the 16th of January 2022, in front of a capacity, boisterous crowd that gave every player huge support. All detailed results are …

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

[23 Dec 2021 | 2 Comments | ]
Neil Robertson reaches the 2021 World Grand Prix Final

Only weeks after suffering from pulsatile tinnitus, losing in the first round at the 2021 UK Championship, and being forced to withdraw from the 2021 Scottish Open, Neil Robertson made it to the final of the 2021 World Grand Prix, where he was beaten (10-8) by an inspired Ronnie O’Sullivan.

The tournament, featuring only the top 32 players on the one-year list, was played in Coventry from 13 to 19 December 2021. Judd Trump was the defending Champion.
Judd Trump, Mark Selby, Ali Carter, and Neil Robertson were the Grove players …

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[18 Dec 2021 | No Comment | ]
Mark Selby joins the Grove

Mark Selby, the reigning World Champion and World Number One, has joined the Grove and is looking forward to his collaboration with Django Fung and the whole team. He joins his close friend Neil Robertson.
This is what Mark posted on social media.

Django Fung is delighted to welcome Mark and declared:
“Thanks Mark. Two great gents and champions, can’t wait to work together.
Grove has secured a full image right for both Mark and Neil with a new formed company Showboya. Django has been managing Neil for many years and he also …