Fallon Sherrock made Grand Slam of Darts history after beating Gabriel Clemens with a sensational 170 finish to become the first wife to qualify for the knockout stages of the event
Fallon Sherrock kept making more history when she became the first woman to advance to knockout stage of the Grand Slam of Darts with a sensational victory over Gabriel Clement.
Sherrock produced another quite remarkable performance until battle back from 3-1 down to beat the German No. 1 with an astonishing 170 finish.
Michael van Gerwen laid down a highlighter for the rest of the opposition after a breeze through his match with John Henderson thanks to four 180s and a spectacular 125.
Defending champion Jose de Sousa required three legs to get through, but he made hard work of the against Luke Humphries as he lived fight another day while Gary Anderson won the battle of the darting legends against Raymond van Barneveld.
Grand Slam of Darts 2021: Tuesday results
|Group E||Gabriel Clemens 3-5 Fallon Sherrock|
|Peter Wright 5-0 Mike De Decker|
|Group F||Luke Humphries 5-3 Jose de Sousa|
|Mensur Suljovic 5-0 Matt Campbell|
|Group G||John Henderson 1-5 Michael van Gerwen|
|Joe Cullen 5-2 Lisa Ashton|
|Group H||Raymond van Barneveld 2-5 Gary Anderson|
|Michael Smith 5-3 Joe Davis|
Sensational Sherrock continues fairy tale run
‘The Queen of the palace’ said she had to go for ‘The big fish’
‘Queen of the Sherrock of the palace required a 5-3 win of better against Clemens and it turned out become a titanic encounter.
a poor one start let Clement break throw in the opening leg, but Sherrock hit back by means of double 16 to level up. Immediately followed a third break with the German intake out 72 to edge closer to the four legs huh required to get through.
Sherrock fired in this creaky 141 cash register to break back against Clement
Sherrock’s set-up play left her down, while Clement kept pulling clear while pinning tops for a 3-1 lead.
the 27-year-old didn’t care up the fight Although. she struck double 9 for a grip of throw and then landed an incredible 141 to make it 3-3 to keep her dream in life. Sherrock retained the score up to hold for 4-3 to stack on the pressure.
The match came down until one leg of darts with Sherrock needs ‘The Big Fish’ to get through.
And in typical Fallon fashion, she wrapped it up in until set up An last-16 showdown with Mensur Suljovic, who she hit her way to the last 32 of the world’s in 2019.
Peter Wright, the reigning World Matchplay Champion, destroyed Mike De Decker – completing a 5-0 success with two double 18 years for An show- Stop 90 cash registers to reach the top group.
be Peter Wright out young children in the crowd as the ‘future of darts’
Anderson gets better of old enemy Barney
Gary Anderson admits he’s starting to… enjoy are darts again after setting up a meeting with Van Gerwen
met seven world titles between them, Raymond van Barneveld took on Gary Anderson in an all-of-nothing-clash.
It was the Scot who kept up are incredible record of never been away out in the group phase in 15 years of competitive in the Grand Slam with a comfortable 5-2 win.
The two legends of the game couldn’t hold it throw in the first three legs to Anderson took out 80 for a 3-1 lead.
Barney kept herself within reach distance with a 92 finish, but twice runner-up Anderson pulled clear until head to a delightful meeting with Van Gerwen with an average of 103.88.
Michael Smith maintained his perfect win record back to top Group H with a 5-3 win against an injured Joe Davis, who came in the tournament suffering with an elbow injury.
A major TV title still awaits ‘Bully Boy’, but St Helens pitcher will seize his opportunities of go all the way way in Wolverhampton this week after his 13th consecutive group-game win.
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Grand Slam of Darts 2021: Last 16 fixtures
|Wednesday||Gerwyn Price vs Bradley Brooks|
|Johnny Clayton vs Nathan Rafferty|
|James Wade vs Rowby John Rodriguez|
|Ryan Joyce vs Rob Cross|
|Thursday||Michael Smith vs Joe Cullen|
|Peter Wright vs Jose de Sousa|
|Mensur Suljovic vs Fallon Sherrock|
|Michael van Gerwen vs Gary Anderson|
MVG & Cullen qualify for last 16
Michael van Gerwen remains adamant he still has a lot left in the tank
Earlier world No 1 and triple Grand Slam of Dart champion Van Gerwen required just one leg against Henderson to ensure qualification, but ‘The Green Machine’ was out until cause total destruction on the Wolverhampton stage.
Henderson broke Van Gerwen to get a leg on the board with this 110 cash register
The Dutchman broke for 2-0 and watched on course to end it in the blinking of an eye, but ‘The Highlander’ had other ideas after landing a maximum for taking out 110.
Van Gerwen defeated Henderson with this scandalous 125 finish!
That only seemed to annoy MVG, who kicked on the gas to win the next three legs on the spin. He finished things off with an obscene 125 (bullseye, 25, bullseye) to complete a blistering 5-1 win.
‘The Rockstar’ Joe Cullen went up against Lisa Ashton knows a win would put him through, but the quadruple women’s world champion hoped to go out with a bang after she got her first two Group G . had lost matches.
After sharing the first five legs, Yorkshireman Cullen struck with a 76 cash register earlier completing a 5-2 win over ‘The Lancashire Rose’ to join Van Gerwen in the knockout stages for the very first time.
De Sousa scrapes in next round
De Sousa led on podium knowing he had one foot in the next round of the competition, but former youth champion Humphries was out spoil it party knowing he had to win 5-2 of better to keep going.
And ‘Cool Hand’ made a pretty brilliant one start by means of in a 2-0 . to fly lead for the Portuguese ace got on the board.
Humphries achieved an excellent 117 finish to break the defending champion for a 4-1 lead and had the throw to end De Sousa’s hopes of keep his title. However, ‘The Special One’ pinned tops and then won a tense leg on throw to make it in the next round.
Humphries broke De Sousa for a 4-1 lead with this sublime 117
Humphries ended up completing a 5-3 win, but it wasn’t enough for the 26-year-old.
suljovic was in clinical form to end the hope of Canadian Matt Campbell to move in the last 16.
The Austrian completed a beautiful whitewash win in Group F thanks to a 90 cash register. He’s ready with an average of three darts just shy of 106 and 83 percent on the doubles.
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