Whitlock Powers through Wright into Slam Quarter-finals

Whitlock Powers through Wright into Slam Quarter-finals

15 November, 2018

Winmau’s Simon Whitlock coolly dispatched of World number 2 Peter Wright last night in Wolverhampton, to book a quarter-final match against Gerwyn Price.

The Wizard of Oz hit a strong 40% of his doubles with a 95 average in the 10-6 win and now faces a group stage rematch against fiery Welshman Price. The pair lit up the stage in their Group F match earlier in the tournament, which Whitlock edged 5-4. Gerwyn Price eased his way past Josh Payne 10-5 earlier in the night to set-up the clash with Whitlock.

Dimitri van den Bergh smashed in a 9-darter on his way to dumping out former Lakeside Champion Stephen Bunting. Both men struggled on their doubles throughout the clash, with Dimitri eventually pulling into a 8-6 lead and put the icing on the cake with the perfect leg.

Mensur Suljovic will face the young Belgian next after his 10-7 win over World Champion Rob Cross. Cross lead 6-0 in the 180 stats but his poor finishing let him down as Mensur hit 43.48% of his doubles.


Dimitri Van den Bergh 10-6 Stephen Bunting

Gerwyn Price 10-5 Josh Payne

Mensur Suljovic 10-7 Rob Cross

Simon Whitlock 10-6 Peter Wright

Tonight’s Fixtures

Thursday November 15 (1900 GMT)

Jonny Clayton v Krzysztof Ratajski

James Wade v Michael Unterbuchner

Gary Anderson v Wesley Harms

Michael Smith v Michael van Gerwen

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