Sports

Grand Slam of Darts: Peter Wright eliminated by Nathan Aspinall as Josh Rock sets up Michael van Gerwen clash | Darts News


World champion Peter Wright dropped from Grand Slam darts after defeat to Nathan Aspinall while Josh Rock set up a knockout encounter with Michael van Gerwen watch every darts live on Sky Sports every day until the final on Sunday, November 20

Last Updated: 11/15/22 11:54pm


All the best finishes from Fourth Night of the Grand Slam of Darts in Wolverhampton

Please use Chrome browser for more accessible video player

All the best finishes from Fourth Night of the Grand Slam of Darts in Wolverhampton

All the best finishes from Fourth Night of the Grand Slam of Darts in Wolverhampton

World champion Peter Wright was knocked out of the darts Grand Slam by Nathan Aspinall while Josh Rock set up a blockbuster clash with Michael van Gerwen in Wolverhampton.

In a spectacular night, Aspinall made a spectacular comeback to knock Wright out, while Ross Smith put on a record-breaking performance in the win over Van Gerwen.

‘The Asp’ played four straight games 2-1 to disqualify World Champion Wright, as Team EH wrapped up on a dramatic Wednesday at Aldersley Recreation.

Aspinall beat Wright with these winning darts...

Please use Chrome browser for more accessible video player

Aspinall beat Wright with these winning darts…

Aspinall beat Wright with these winning darts…

“I’m so happy I got through and I can’t believe I’ve come top of the group,” admitted Aspinall, who will meet Jermaine Wattimena for a place in the quarterfinals.

“Peter is going through a tough time at the moment. I don’t think he’s in the game and I send my best wishes to Jo, but I have to go there and do my job.”

Tuesday, November 15 – Results

table F Jermaine Wattimena 5-1 Leonard Gate
table F Jonny Clayton 2-5 damon heta
WOOD Group Luke Woodhouse 4-5 Nathan Rafferty
WOOD Group Michael van Gerwen 4-5 Ross Smith
Group E Alan Soutar 5-2 Fallon Sherrock
Group E Peter Wright 2-5 Nathan Aspinall
family group Ryan Searl 3-5 Scott Williams
family group Luke Humphries 3-5 Josh kicks

Nathan Aspinall can't hide his joy after beating Peter Wright to top Group E

Please use Chrome browser for more accessible video player

Nathan Aspinall can’t hide his joy after beating Peter Wright to top Group E

Nathan Aspinall can’t hide his joy after beating Peter Wright to top Group E

Wright required three legs to win his spot in the knockout stages, and he was punished for wasting two darts at the top to take a 3-1 lead in the crucial fourth leg.

Aspinall took advantage and tracked 14 and 13 darts throws with a 106 score to take a 4-2 lead, and despite throwing 5 darts in a match in a difficult finish, he Regain his poise to end the match with a brace of eight.

'The Asp' hits this amazing 106 shot in victory over Wright

Please use Chrome browser for more accessible video player

‘The Asp’ hits this amazing 106 shot in victory over Wright

‘The Asp’ hits this amazing 106 shot in victory over Wright

A 5-2 success puts him at the top of the table on foot difference, and the Stockport star advances with the debutant Alan Soutarwho beat Fallon Sherrock 5-2 earlier in the night.

“Watching that game backstage – it was the worst feeling I’ve ever had while playing darts. It was horrible,” admitted Soutar, who will now face Jonny Clayton in the second round on Thursday.

“The Grand Slam is a freestyle race for me and I’m currently in the top 40 in the world after less than two years in the tournament, so I’m super excited.”

Ross Smith says he wants to show people what he can do with Michael van Gerwen

Please use Chrome browser for more accessible video player

Ross Smith says he wants to show people what he can do with Michael van Gerwen

Ross Smith says he wants to show people what he can do with Michael van Gerwen

Elsewhere, Van Gerwen clinched the top of Group G despite succumbing to an awe-inspiring Smith in what is believed to be the match of the tournament so far.

‘Smudger’ has been guaranteed to qualify ahead of the match against Van Gerwen after Luke Woodhouse’s defeat to Nathan Raffertyand he produced a dazzling performance to dominate in a nine-stage epic.

Smith set Grand Slam of Darts group stage record by hitting NINE max in his sensational win

Please use Chrome browser for more accessible video player

Smith set Grand Slam of Darts group stage record by hitting NINE max in his sensational win

Smith set Grand Slam of Darts group stage record by hitting NINE max in his sensational win

“I wanted to show everyone what I can do against the best in the world,” said Smith, who averaged 107.9 and scored the best in each leg.

“Hopefully I can move on now. I love my darts and I’m very happy with life in general, so I just want to move on.”

MVG scored these stunning 145 sets in their loss to Smith

Please use Chrome browser for more accessible video player

MVG scored these stunning 145 sets in their loss to Smith

MVG scored these stunning 145 sets in their loss to Smith

Woodhouse saw his qualifying hopes dashed in a thrilling nine-stage run against Nathan Rafferty, despite averaging 101, crashing in 5 seconds 180 and moving in a first 170 record. of the tournament.

Rock made it to the round of 16 after hitting 121 against Humphries

Please use Chrome browser for more accessible video player

Rock made it to the round of 16 after hitting 121 against Humphries

Rock made it to the round of 16 after hitting 121 against Humphries

In Group H, rising star from Northern Ireland Josh Rock appeared Luke Humphries in the round of 16, after winning 5-3 in an exciting match between the pairs.

Scott Williams posted a staggering 107 to get through a high-quality clash with Ryan Searle in another Group G game, registering six 180s and two 11s in the process.

Josh Rock says he's proud of himself after making it to the round of 16

Please use Chrome browser for more accessible video player

Josh Rock says he’s proud of himself after making it to the round of 16

Josh Rock says he’s proud of himself after making it to the round of 16

“I believe I can win this tournament,” said Rock, who will face three-time Grand Slam champion Van Gerwen in a massive round of 16 draw on Thursday night.

“It’s going to be a great game. I’ve never played against Michael before – he’s the second best player of all time in my opinion, but I’m not afraid to go up against him. .”

Luke Woodhouse Pinned This Amazing 170 Payouts in Wolverhampton

Please use Chrome browser for more accessible video player

Luke Woodhouse Pinned This Amazing 170 Payouts in Wolverhampton

Luke Woodhouse Pinned This Amazing 170 Payouts in Wolverhampton

Earlier in the night, Jermaine Wattimena participation Jonny Clayton in overcoming Group F, punishing North American Champion Leonard Gates’ prodigal performance to complete a bold 5-1 victory.

Wattimena signed the deal with 108 clinical knocks, and the result means Damon Heta needs to clear Clayton in order to maintain his Grand Slam dream.

The Australian was unable to pull off the heroic escape, though he bowed at a high, averaging 93 and landed three times 180 to inflict Clayton’s first defeat of the campaign.

The best action from another dramatic night in Wolverhampton

Please use Chrome browser for more accessible video player

The best action from another dramatic night in Wolverhampton

The best action from another dramatic night in Wolverhampton

Wednesday, November 17 – Fixtures (7pm)

Last Round of 16 (Best of 19 pins) Raymond van Barneveld compare to Simon Whitlock
Michael Smith compare to cross robbery
Danny Noppert compare to Price Gerwyn
Dirk van Duijvenbode compare to Joe Cullen

The final Grand Slam round of 16 will take place on Wednesday night, when defending champion Gerwyn Price takes on UK Open champion Danny Noppert, while 2012 champion Raymond van Barneveld takes on World Cup hero by Australia Simon Whitlock.

Elsewhere, former World Cup of Darts partners Michael Smith and Rob Cross clashed, while Masters champion Joe Cullen met Dutch star Dirk van Duijvenbode for a place in the round of eight. .

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 .

goznews

Goz News: Update the world's latest breaking news online of the day, breaking news, politics, society today, international mainstream news .Updated news 24/7: Entertainment, Sports...at the World everyday world. Hot news, images, video clips that are updated quickly and reliably.

Related Articles

Back to top button