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[11 Apr 2023 | No Comment | ]

The 2023 Tour Championship was played in Hull, from 27 March to 2 April 2023. This tournament features only the top 8 players of the season. From Grove Mark Selby, Ding Junhui, and Ali Carter were involved.
Ali was beaten by Mark in the QFs, Mark and Ding bowed out in the semi-finals. This was an important event for Ding though: indeed he did enough to secure his spot as a seeded player in the 2023 World Championship. The event was won by Shaun Murphy.
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[11 Apr 2023 | No Comment | ]
Mark Selby wins the 2023 WST Classic

All Grove players were involved in the 2023 WST Classic. The tournament took place at the Morningside Arena in Leicester from 16 to 22 March 2023. It was a late replacement for the canceled 2023 Turkish Masters and was played without spectators, except on the final’s day. Mark Selby, the local man won the title.
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This was Mark Selby’s second ranking title of the season and the 22nd of his career. He beat Pang Junxu 6-2 in the final. He made three centuries during …

Ali Carter, Ding Junhui, Judd Trump, Mark Selby, Tournament news »

[1 Mar 2023 | No Comment | ]
2023 Players Championship – Ali Carter reaches another Final

Ali Carter was beaten by Shaun Murphy in the final of the 2023 Players Championship.
The tournament was played in Wolverhampton, from 20 to 26 February 2023. Neil Robertson was the defending champion but hadn’t qualified as the tournament features only the top sixteen of the season’s list. Shaun, who scored extremely heavily all week, beat Ali by 10-4.
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The other grove players involved, Ding Junhui, Judd Trump, and Mark Selby, all lost in round one.

After the match, Ali, who had been brilliant all week, …

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

[1 Mar 2023 | No Comment | ]
The 2023 Welsh Open

All professional members of the Grove team took part in the 2023 Welsh Open. For the first time, the tournament was played in Llandudno in North Wales. It ran from 13 to 19 February 2023. Joe Perry was the defending champion. It was won by Robert Milkins, who beat Shaun Murphy in the Final
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None of the Grove players had a great tournament. Mark Selby, Judd Trump and Ali Carter were all beaten in the last 32 round. Dind Junhui and Neil Robertson lost …

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[6 Feb 2023 | No Comment | ]
Ali Carter is the 2023 German Masters Champion

Ali Carter won the 2023 German Masters at the Tempodrom in Berlin yesterday, 5 February 2023. It is Ali’s second German Masters’ title, ten years after his first. He beat Tom Ford by 10-3 in the final. Congratulations Ali.

This ended a 7 year of title drought for Ali who was obviously delighted as reported by WST. Here is what he had to say after his win:
“It is immense. My partner Lee is here with me and I was saying to her that the journey of getting to ten feels like …