Tag: Paul Nicholson

Michael van Gerwen missed the chance to reach the final of the UK Open after Terry Jenkins ended his hopes on Sunday evening.

World champion van Gerwen was beaten 10-8 by an impressive Jenkins at Minehead despite fighting back from 4-1 down to tie the match at 5-5 at one stage. (more…)

Michael van Gerwen remains in contention to win his first UK Open title after moving into the quarter-finals with victory over Mark Webster on Saturday evening.

van Gerwen prevailed 9-4 against the Welshman at Minehead as he averaged over 100 for the second time in a row. (more…)

Michael van Gerwen stormed to victory in the sixth and final UK Open qualifier of 2014, as the field for the televised finals took shape in Wigan.

van Gerwen defeated Michael Smith 6-0 in Sunday’s final to clinch the £10,000 first prize and his second title since becoming World Champion and world number one on New Year’s Day. (more…)

Mark Webster and John Henderson served up a treat for fans at the World Championship, with Webster edging a dramatic dual at Alexandra Palace on Sunday, while Simon Whitlock and Michael van Gerwen also progressed to the last 16. (more…)

Robert Thornton and Paul Nicholson both progressed to round two of the World Championships on a day that saw two nine-darters at Alexandra Palace.

Thornton defeated Max Hopp and Nicholson saw off Stuart Kellett on Saturday evening, following an afternoon session which included the two perfect legs.

Terry Jenkins and Australia’s Kyle Anderson currently share possession of the £30,000 prize-pot after both achieved their first televised nine-dart-finishes, but the pair were eliminated from the tournament nonetheless.

Robert Thornton 3 – 1 Max Hopp – Match report

Paul Nicholson 3 – 0 Stuart Kellett – Match report

By Chris Murphy

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The 2014 Ladbrokes World Darts Championship gets underway on Friday evening as 72 players prepare to do battle for the biggest prize in the sport.

Last year’s runner-up Michael van Gerwen is widely considered to be a major contender to be lifting the Sid Waddell Trophy on New Year’s Day, while James Wade and Simon Whitlock are also hoping to pocket the record £250,000 first prize. (more…)