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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, 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

Jack Lisowski, Luca Brecel, Neil Robertson, Tournament news »

[9 Oct 2019 | No Comment | ]
Neil Robertson win Championship League Snooker Group 1

In Neil’s own words on twitter it was “nice to bounce back after the silliness earlier in the week and win group 1 of the championship league”. The first group was played in Leicester on 7 and 8 October 2019. Neil Robertson, Jack Lisowski and Luca Brecel were involved.
After losing his first two matches, Neil did enough to qualify for the play-offs, where he beat Mark Selby in the semi-finals and Ryan Day in the Final, by 3-2 both times. He is the first to qualify for the winners …

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 …

Jack Lisowski, Liang Wenbo, Luca Brecel, Tournament news »

[29 Jul 2019 | No Comment | ]

The professional non-ranking team snooker tournament took place from 24 to 30 June 2019 at the Wuxi City Sports Park Stadium in Wuxi, China.Three Grove players were involved: Jack Lisowski played for England alongside Kyren Wilson, Luca Brecel played for Belgium with Ben Mertens – a 14 years old amateur – and Liang Wenbo played for China B partnered by Zhou Yuelong. All three teams made it to the knock-out stage. Belgium lost in the quarter-finals, England was beaten by China B in the semi-finals, and China B lost …

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 …