Whitlock is yet to drop a set in the tournament after seeing off Kevin Painter in the afternoon session, while Webster enjoyed a brilliant triumph over Raymond van Barneveld. (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…)
‘The Machine’ and ‘The Wizard’ will be sporting the BetVictor logo on their shirts throughout the biggest tournament in the sport after entering a new sponsorship deal. (more…)
The Scotsman progressed into the second round after winning for the first time at Alexandra Palace, defeating Chisnall in a deciding set tie-break.
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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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…)