Jonny Clayton continued his blistering start to 2021 by claiming a second Players Championship title of the year on Thursday, defeating UK Open champion James Wade 8-5 in the final on day three of PDC Super Series 2.Continue reading “Clinical Clayton clinches his third title of 2021”
Brendan Dolan produced a series of scintillating performances to secure his eighth PDC ranking title at Players Championship Five, defeating Michael Smith 8-6 in Tuesday’s final as PDC Super Series 2 began in Milton Keynes.Continue reading “Dominant Dolan denies Bully Boy to claim his eighth ranking title”
Raymond van Barneveld clinched his first PDC ranking title since 2013 as he marked his return to the sport with a sensational triumph at Players Championship Three on Saturday afternoon, in just his third ranking event since coming out of retirement.Continue reading “Van Barneveld marks sensational return with thrilling Pro Tour triumph”
Callan Rydz clinched his first senior PDC ranking title at Players Championship Two on Friday, defeating Masters champion Jonny Clayton in a pulsating last-leg shootout.Continue reading “Rampant Rydz claims first senior PDC title”
Joe Cullen claimed the first PDC ranking title of the 2021 campaign with a dramatic 8-7 victory over Masters champion Jonny Clayton at Players Championship One in Bolton on Thursday.Continue reading “Cullen denies Clayton to claim first ranking title of 2021 season”
Ryan Joyce claimed his maiden PDC title on day two of the Summer Series, fighting back from 7-3 down and surviving multiple match darts to defeat Dave Chisnall in Thursday’s showpiece in Milton Keynes, to put himself on the brink of qualification for the World Matchplay later this month.Continue reading “PDC Summer Series: Joyce stuns Chisnall to win first PDC title”
Ian White secured his first Players Championship title since June 2018 courtesy of an emphatic 8-3 victory over James Wade at Players Championship Eight in Barnsley on Sunday afternoon.Continue reading “Wonderful White ends his Players Championship drought”
Gerwyn Price and Peter Wright secured their first Pro Tour titles of 2020 on a thrilling weekend of Players Championship action in Wigan, as Michael van Gerwen’s wait for a first title of the new decade continues.Continue reading “Price and Wright scoop titles on record-breaking weekend”
Ryan Searle defeated four Premier League stars en route to winning his first PDC ranking title on Saturday afternoon in Wigan, prevailing at Players Championship Three courtesy of a dramatic 8-6 win over Michael van Gerwen.Continue reading “Super Searle stuns Van Gerwen to win first PDC title”
Nathan Aspinall produced a series of incredible performances to win the second Players Championship event of 2020, landing a nine-dart finish against world champion Peter Wright before sweeping aside Gerwyn Price 8-3 to claim his fourth PDC title on a record-breaking afternoon in Barnsley.Continue reading “Nine-dart Aspinall prevails on landmark day in Barnsley”
Gary Anderson produced a series of sublime displays to clinch the opening Players Championship event of the 2020 season, defeating the returning Jeff Smith 8-4 to register his first individual PDC title since September 2018 on Saturday afternoon at the Barnsley Metrodome.Continue reading “Awesome Anderson clinches first individual PDC title since 2018”
Gerwyn Price prevailed in an extraordinary final against Krzysztof Ratajski to win Players Championship 27 in Dublin on Friday.Continue reading “Price edges out Ratajski in PC27 thriller!”
Daryl Gurney clinched his first floor title of the season at Players Championship 25 with victory over UK Open champion Nathan Aspinall at the Barnsley Metrodome on Saturday afternoon.Continue reading “Glory for Gurney in Barnsley!”
Krzysztof Ratajski and Brendan Dolan clinched Players Championship titles on a weekend that featured a host of big-name absentees in Hildesheim.
Michael van Gerwen, Rob Cross, Daryl Gurney, Gary Anderson, Peter Wright, Gerwyn Price and James Wade all sat out this weekend’s double-header in Germany, leaving World Matchplay finalist Michael Smith as the solitary top eight representative in action.Continue reading “Ratajski and Dolan seal Players Championship titles!”
James Wade and Jonny Clayton sealed Players Championship glory on another eventful weekend of Pro Tour action at the Barnsley Metrodome.
Four of the world’s top seven were absent this weekend, with Michael van Gerwen joined on the sidelines by Daryl Gurney, Gary Anderson and Gerwyn Price. Meanwhile, 2018 world champion Rob Cross pulled out of Sunday’s event due to illness.Continue reading “Wade & Clayton seal Players Championship titles!”
Gerwyn Price secured the fifth PDC title of his career as he defeated Gabriel Clemens 8-4 with a 109.70 average to seal glory in Players Championship Five on Saturday afternoon, on a day which saw two more nine-darters hit at the Barnsley Metrodome. Continue reading “Majestic Price claims fifth PDC title!”
Michael van Gerwen and Gary Anderson will both be absent from Players Championship 5 & 6 at the Barnsley Metrodome this weekend, after the entries for the third ProTour double-header of the year were confirmed on Monday afternoon. Continue reading “Van Gerwen and Anderson to miss Players Championship 5 & 6!”
Michael van Gerwen tops the Players Championship Order of Merit following the opening weekend of Pro Tour action in 2019, whilst Dave Chisnall, Jermaine Wattimena and Glen Durrant make up the top four after an entertaining double-header in Wigan. Continue reading “Players Championship Order of Merit Update!”
Michael van Gerwen will begin the defence of his Players Championship Finals title against 2010 winner Paul Nicholson, whilst top seed Rob Cross will take on Robert Owen, after the draw for next month’s event in Minehead was confirmed following the culmination of the Players Championship season. Continue reading “Players Championship Finals Draw!”
Rob Cross stormed to his third Players Championship title of the year with a sensational 6-2 victory over world number three Peter Wright in Players Championship 19 at the Citywest Hotel, Dublin, on Friday afternoon. Continue reading “Players Championship 19 Report!”
Rob Cross continued his remarkable rise on the PDC circuit, edging out Ian White in a nerve-jangling deciding leg to seal his second Players Championship title of 2017 at the Arena MK in Milton Keynes on Sunday afternoon. Continue reading “Players Championship 12 Report!”
Peter Wright bounced back from his Premier League heartbreak to clinch his first Players Championship title of 2017, with victory over Daryl Gurney in Players Championship 11 at the Arena MK on Saturday afternoon. Continue reading “Players Championship 11 Report!”
Benito van de Pas won his second Pro Tour title of the year with a stunning 6-0 whitewash victory over Joe Cullen in the final of Players Championship Nine at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry, on Sunday afternoon.
Van de Pas enjoyed a fine day at the Ricoh, reaching his third Pro Tour final of the year and averaging 111 in Sunday’s curtain-raiser. Cullen averaged an impressive 102.38, but he wasn’t given a sniff. Benito kicked off proceedings with victory over his fellow Dutchman Christian Kist, before easing past Andy Boulton 6-2.
‘Big Ben’ then breezed through to the quarter-finals, dropping just one leg against Nathan Aspinall and Jason Wilson respectively. Van de Pas later defeated Justin Pipe 6-3 in the last eight, after Pipe had previously seen off Stephen Bunting and Chris Dobey.
Van de Pas then romped into the final after dismantling Darren Webster 6-1. Webster had claimed a series of creditable scalps throughout the afternoon, beating Kyle Anderson, Kevin Painter, Jeffrey de Zwaan, Mark Walsh and Alan Norris. Nevertheless, his fine run was ended by the 23-year-old Dutchman in the last four. Continue reading “Van de Pas storms to Players Championship Nine glory with 111 average!”