Excited Simon Whitlock is relishing his demanding start to the Premier League season as he prepares for part one of a world champion triple-header.
Australian Whitlock, who is now based in Waterlooville, is part of a 10-strong star-studded field competing in this year’s Premier League.
The 44-year-old will have to hit the ground running in the 15-week league format after being handed a challenging start to his fixtures. The Wizard of Oz faces three players with no less than 23 world titles between them in the opening three weeks. Continue reading
Simon Whitlock won the PDC Televised Performance of the Year award at the annual dinner on Monday evening at The Dorchester.
The world number three was rewarded for his sensational fightback against Jamie Caven in the European Championship, when he came back from 9-3 down to win 10-9 before going on to reach the final. Continue reading
Simon Whitlock has vowed to come back stronger after losing out at the semi-final stage of the World Championship.
‘The Wizard’ was defeated by Peter Wright on Monday but still rose to a career-high of third place on the PDC Order of Merit. Continue reading
SIMON WHITLOCK 5 – 4 Ian White
Simon Whitlock is in the semi-finals of the World Championships after fending off a fightback from Ian White on Saturday evening.
Whitlock, who led 3-0 and 4-1, eventually got over line in a ninth set tie-break to set up a last four clash with Peter Wright, who he will meet on Monday as he bids to reach his second final at London’s Alexandra Palace. Continue reading
SIMON WHITLOCK 4 – 0 Kevin Painter
Simon Whitlock surged into the quarter-finals of the World Darts Championship with another straight sets victory at London’s Alexandra Palace, where he defeated Kevin Painter on Friday.
Whitlock, who has been installed as the favourite to reach the final from his half of the draw since Phil Taylor’s early exit, is yet to drop a single set in three commanding victories. Continue reading