SIMON WHITLOCK 16 – 10 James Wade
Simon Whitlock sealed his spot in the semi-finals of the Bet Victor World Matchplay with an excellent victory against James Wade in Blackpool.
Whitlock avenged his dramatic defeat at the hands of Wade at the same stage last year with a strong display, which included twelve 180s.
And the fourth seed, who averaged over 96 in the win, set his sets on winning the title after his last eight success. Continue reading
SIMON WHITLOCK 13 – 8 Raymond van Barneveld
Simon Whitlock comfortably defeated Raymond van Barneveld on Tuesday to reach the quarter-finals of the Bet Victor World Matchplay in Blackpool.
‘The Wizard’ recovered from losing the first four legs by producing a solid display to progress. Continue reading
SIMON WHITLOCK 10 – 6 Kevin Painter
Simon Whitlock took victory in his first round clash with Kevin Painter at the Bet Victor World Matchplay on Saturday.
Whitlock won five of the last six legs to move into the last 16 with a strong opener at the Winter Gardens. Continue reading
On-song Simon Whitlock believes he can carry the momentum from a recent tournament victory into a sustained assault on World Matchplay glory.
Whitlock’s success in a Players Championship event last month provided a welcome boost for the Wizard of Oz ahead of his return to Blackpool.
Now he is excited about the prospect of challenging for one of the biggest titles on the darting calendar. Continue reading
Simon Whitlock clinched his first PDC title of 2014 by winning Players Championship 12 in Coventry on Sunday.
Whitlock defeated James Wade 6-3 in the final, which included a 154 checkout from ‘The Wizard’, as he picked up the £10,000 winner’s check. Continue reading