Whitlock, who now lives in Waterlooville, beat the existing record of 5.05 metres at the Etihad Stadium in Melbourne in a special challenge held during a trip to his Australian homeland. Continue reading
Wade edged the Australian ace 18-16 in a tie-break after a sensational display of darts from both players on Thursday evening.
The pair both averaged just shy of 100 in a marvellous match, which saw the lead change hands seven times. Continue reading
Simon Whitlock won through to the quarter-finals of the World Matchplay with a 13-10 success over Kevin Painter on Tuesday evening.
The Australian ace battled past Painter in a tight encounter to further extend his stay in Blackpool.
And the former European Champion announced his intention to go all the way after coming through two hard matches in the opening rounds. Continue reading
Simon Whitlock overcame the challenge of Jelle Klaasen in a thrilling battle at Blackpool’s Winter Gardens as he reached the second round of the World Matchplay.
‘The Wizard’ produced a magical twelve dart leg to fend off a potential fight back from the Dutchman as he sealed a 10-8 victory on Saturday.
Whitlock had looked to be in cruise control when he opened up leads of 8-3 and 9-5 but Klaasen pushed him all the way before The Australian closed out the win, which he dedicated to his late father. Continue reading
Australian ace Whitlock is one of 32 players heading to the Winter Gardens at Blackpool for the start of the week-long World Matchplay, which gets underway on Saturday night. Continue reading