Defending champion Gerwyn Price clinched an epic win over Dave Chisnall to reach the round of 16, while Raymond van Barneveld, Michael Smith and Rob Cross also progressed. watch every darts live on Sky Sports every day until the final on Sunday, November 20
Last Updated: 11/15/22 12:05 am
World number one Gerwyn Price went on to win her fourth Darts Grand Slam title in five years after winning a thrilling shootout in the second leg against Dave Chisnall in Wolverhampton on Monday.
World No 1 Price won an epic penalty shootout to secure a spot ahead of 2014 runner-up Chisnall, while Michael Smith, Rob Cross, Danny Noppert and Joe Cullen also claimed their places. in the round of 16 teams.
The Welshman has won all three Grand Slams held at Aldersley Leisure Village, and he continues his quest to win the Eric Bristow Trophy for a fourth time by surging through a thrilling match with an average of 103.
Price was overtaken by 2012 champion Raymond van Barneveld in an epic contest on Sunday that – despite scoring an average of 106 – set up a blockbuster winner-lose showdown with Chisnall in the title match. subject on Monday.
Monday, November 14 -Results
|EASY group||Dirk van Duijvenbode||5-3||Adam Gawlas|
|Group A||Raymond van Barneveld||5-0||Ted Evetts|
|group B||Simon Whitlock||5-3||Christian Perez|
|group B||Danny Noppert||5-4||Mensur Suljovic|
|Group A||Price Gerwyn||5-4||Dave Chisnall|
|Group C||Joe Cullen||5-3||Lisa Ashton|
|Group C||Michael Smith||5-1||Ritchie Edhouse|
|EASY group||cross robbery||5-4||Martin Schindler|
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Price had started as a throw-in on 11 darts, but Chisnall’s superb 122 shot on the bull gave him a 2-1 lead.
The Welshman responded with a superb double 99 that finished at the top to restore parity in the two, only for Chisnall to move to the pinnacle of victory with a 4-3 scoreline. Holds 14 darts in a row.
The 2014 runner-up, however, missed two darts in the penultimate-turn match, as Price sank the five-double to force a decision, before following up hits 140, 140 and 137 by converts clinical 87 kills into 12 darts wins.
“Raymond and Dave both played excellent games before me, so I’m happy to cross the winning line,” reflected Price, who announced the average of all three of his Group A matches.
“I’ve never felt dead and buried. There’s a target behind me, but I’m just lucky I have a little more in the tank to be able to pull out.”
Price will now claim the UK Open champion Danny Noppert in a brilliant round of 16 match on Wednesday, after the Dutchman overcame a grueling nine-legged match against Mensur Suljovic to claim a third straight win in Group B.
Van Barneveld – the 2012 Grand Slam champion – secured the top spot of Group A with a convincing victory over Young World Champion Ted Evetts in the final round of points.
“I’ve played well. I’m comfortable and have a great life at the moment,” said Van Barneveld, who reached the last 16 at Wolverhampton for the first time since 2017.
“The hard work paid off. I get a lot of support, I’m the winner of the team and I’m incredibly proud of myself.”
In other places, Michael Smith maintained its superb Group Stage record at the Grand Slam with an all-out 5-1 win over Ritchie Edhouse to top Group C.
“It’s about maintaining my winning streak in the groups. I want to win every game and that’s the mentality I have,” said Smith, who averaged 102 to win his 16th game in a row in the round period. round one turn, insist.
martial arts champion Joe Cullen progressed alongside Smith in Group C, thanks to a tense comeback win over four-time Women’s world champion Lisa Ashton.
“It was really tough. Lisa was amazing, especially the early entry, but I’m relieved to get the job done,” said Cullen, who converted a spectacular 158 payouts on the sixth leg. , admit.
In the finale, cross robbery reached the round of 16 at a Grand Slam for the sixth year in a row, recovering 3-0 and 4-2 against Martin Schindler in a dramatic Group D match.
“I sympathize with Martin, because he’s the better player tonight and he’ll make it through,” admitted Cross, who is now facing Smith for a place in the eight-team tie on Wednesday. .
“I’ve struggled to be consistent so far but I’m expecting a better performance in the longer form and I’m still enjoying my darts.”
Dirk van Duijvenbode took the top spot of Group D in the opening game of the evening, defying Adam Gawlas’ 5 points 180 to maintain a 100% record in this year’s group stage.
Tuesday, November 15 – Fixtures (7pm)
|table F||Jermaine Wattimena||compare to||Leonard Gate|
|table F||Jonny Clayton||compare to||damon heta|
|WOOD Group||Luke Woodhouse||compare to||Nathan Rafferty|
|WOOD Group||Michael van Gerwen||compare to||Ross Smith|
|Group E||Alan Soutar||compare to||Fallon Sherrock|
|Group E||Peter Wright||compare to||Nathan Aspinall|
|family group||Ryan Searl||compare to||Scott Williams|
|family group||Luke Humphries||compare to||Josh kicks|
The £650,000 tournament will resume on Tuesday, where EH Group players will return for the final match of the group stage, which includes a fierce clash between world champion Peter Wright and world champion Peter Wright. World Grand Prix runner-up, Nathan Aspinall.
Watch the Grand Slam darts at Aldersley Recreation Village in Wolverhampton until the final on November 20th – with every session live on Sky Sports & don’t forget the World Championships are also coming to Sky Sports from 15th May 12 to 3 January .