Whitlock Finds Form In Riesa

ddm16_022Simon Whitlock believes that he will peak at a crucial time this season after playing well at a European Tour event in Riesa at the weekend.

The Australian number one has endured a tough spell of form of the last couple of years but says that he felt like ‘The Wizard of old’ during a run to the quarter-finals of the latest event. Continue reading

Whitlock Vows To Bounce Back From World Championship Heartbreak

Simon Whitlock World Darts Championship First Round (Lawrence Lustig/PDC)

DEFIANT Simon Whitlock is confident of being a major threat in 2016 despite suffering a heartbreaking early exit in the World Championship on Saturday.

Whitlock had looked to be coasting to victory against Ricky Evans and was just one leg away from a second round spot when he led by two sets and two legs.

But the 2010 finalist missed two match darts before Evans launched an unbelievable comeback, eventually ending The Wizard’s hopes in a tie-break by finishing 130 with Whitlock waiting on tops. Continue reading

Whitlock Shows Signs of Return to Form

CASH CONVERTERS PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP FINALS 2015 BUTLINS RESORT,MINEHEAD PIC; LAWRENCE LUSTIG ROUND1 BRENDAN DOLAN V SIMON WHITLOCK SIMON WHITLOCK IN ACTION

Simon Whitlock reached the quarter-finals of the Players Championship finals in Butlins, Minehead, defeating Peter Wright in a thrilling match in the process.

Australian star Whitlock knocked out world number four Wright in a last-leg decider on Saturday but was unable to defeat Adrian Lewis in the last eight, going down 10-7. Continue reading