Rob Cross clinched the World Matchplay title for the first time as he defeated Michael Smith 18-13 on Sunday evening at Blackpool’s Winter Gardens. Cross, who lifted his second major title after his World Championship success back in 2018, will place the Phil Taylor trophy alongside the Sid Waddell trophy on his mantelpiece. The former world champion […]
The last four quarter-final spots were up for grabs on day five of the World Matchplay. With the dumping of the reigning champion and world number one the day before, this was the night for the new competition favourites to stake their claim for the Phil Taylor trophy.
The second day of the World Matchplay hosted eight tungsten tussles which saw the shocks and drama which have become commonplace at the Winter Gardens.
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With Jamie Hughes winning the Czech Darts Open yesterday versus Stephen Bunting, he has qualified for the World Matchplay in July, knocking out James Wilson from contention. The seeded players are: MVG Rob Cross Daryl Gurney Gary Anderson Michael Smith Peter Wright Gerwyn Price James Wade Mensur Suljovic Ian White Simon Whitlock Dave Chisnall Nathan […]
The final Players Championship before the World Matchplay saw many Winter Gardens fates sealed whilst James Wade picked up his fourth pro-tour title of the year.
Jeffrey de Zwaan slayed another two-time world champion while Gary Anderson and Dave Chisnall came through thrillers on day four at the Winter Gardens. Van Gerwen’s conqueror de Zwaan followed up his remarkable 10-6 win with another win over a two-time world champion, this time Adrian Lewis. No one had a better record against de […]
Joint tournament favourites Gary Anderson and Rob Cross battled through to the second round while Daryl Gurney punished a wasteful Steve West in Blackpool. • Dave South’s Daily Betting Advice: World Matchplay Day Three • World Matchplay: Player-by-Player Guide After last night’s shenanigans at the Winter Gardens, day two would have to had been an […]
Day two will be the only of the nine days in Blackpool to have to sessions of action. After last nights shenanigans at the Winter Gardens, we now know anything can happen in Blackpool. The darting world witnessed Jeffrey De Zwaan end Michael Van Gerwen hopes in the early stages of a major once again, […]
“Jeffrey De Zwaan pulled off a huge first round shock as he sent Michael Van Gewwen packing in Blackpool while another three fascinating games took place. The opening day of the Betvictor World Matchplay saw seven PDC winners take to the stage as well as two two-time world champions. Adrian Lewis survived a scare in […]