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

European Championship: Whitlock Edged Out By Anderson

2015 UNIBET EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP (NOTE TO MEDIA IN NETHERLANDS;PLEASE REFER TO AS;2015 EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP) ETHIAS ARENA,HASSELT,BELGIUM PIC;LAWRENCE LUSTIG ROUND1 SIMON WHITLOCK V MAGNUS CARIS SIMON WHITLOCK IN ACTION

Simon Whitlock missed out on a place in the quarter-finals of the European Championship after a narrow defeat to World Champion Gary Anderson.

Whitlock had moved into the second round of the European Darts Championship with a comfortable victory over Magnus Caris in Belgium on Friday.

But the 2012 champion was denied further progression despite a gallant fight against world number two Anderson. Continue reading