Former winners tested at Jacques World Series of Darts final

Former champions Michael van Gerwen, Gerwin Price and James Wade had to work hard in the Jacques World Series of Darts final on Saturday as top seed Dimitri van den Bergh was knocked out in Amsterdam.

Four-time winner Van Gerwen delighted the AFAS Live crowd with a 6-4 loss to Damon Heta, though the Australian pulled back 2-0 to take a 3-2 and 4-3 lead.

The Dutchman leveled with a 14-darter, then penalized the missed doubles from his opponent to lead 5–4, before double nine took the win.

2020 winner Price won the deciding stage against Matt Campbell when Canada pushed world number one all the way.

Campbell finished 115, 76, 85 and 70 to share the opening eight legs, before breaking throws to go up 5-4 with 101 checkouts.

Price scored 113 to save the contest and used the advantage of the throw in the decider to pin the double ten and progress.

Price now plays Joe Cullen in the quarterfinals, after the Masters Champion went the distance to see Dave Chisnall, who had paid for eight missed match darts.

Chisnall took a 2–0 and 5–2 lead, but two matches saw darts begging in the eighth leg and six more in the tenth, before Cullen took the decider with an assist of 180.

Wade, the 2018 champion, was a 6-4 winner against America’s Leonard Gates, who hit 5-1 down to cut a leg gap before the left-hander won.

Michael Smith entered a delicious quarterfinal against Wade with a second-round performance, averaging 107.40 in a 6–4 win over Peter Wright.

The world champion averaged around 103 in response, but paid for three consecutive missed doubles as Smith opened up a 4–1 lead.

Feet of 14 and 12 darts pulled Wright back 5-4, but at the end of the 101, Smith completed a stellar performance with six doubles from 11 attempts.

Defending champion Johnny Clayton was another impressive winner, as he defeated Dutchman Danny Knoppert 6–2 at an average of 104.39.

UK Open champion Knoppert scored 110 to score points in leg three, but scored 118 and 146 in successive leg – with the game’s second 12-darter – to propel Clayton through an eagerly awaited final-eight meeting with Vans. helped to grow. Gerven.

Number one seed Dimitri van den Berg suffered a second round exit from Ryan Joyce, with the qualifier claiming a clinical 6–2 breakthrough to reach the final day.

The Dutch Darts Masters finalist, after coming down 3–2 from four straight legs and defeating Gary Anderson, pitted Joyce against home star Dirk van Dujevenbod.

Saturday’s eight winners will return for final day on Sunday, when the quarter-finals take place in the afternoon session before the semi-finals and the finals in the evening.

The tournament is being broadcast live in the UK on ITV3 and ITV4, through PDC’s worldwide broadcast partners including DAZN and Viaplay, and on PDCTV (excluding customers located in the UK, Germany, Austria and Switzerland).

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2022 Jacques World Series of Darts Final
Saturday September 17
second round x8

Dirk van Dujevenbod 6-3 Gary Anderson
James Wade 6-4 Leonard Gates
Joe Cullen 6-5 Dave Chisnello
Ryan Joyce 6-2 Dimitri van den Berg
Gerwin Price 6-5 Matt Campbell
Michael van Gerwen 6-4 Damon Heta
Michael Smith 6-4 Peter Wright
Johnny Clayton 6-2 Danny Knoppert

Sunday September 18
Afternoon session (1300 local time)
Quarter-Finals – Order of Play

Gerwin Price vs Joe Cullen
Ryan Joyce vs Dirk van Dujevenbod
Michael Smith vs James Wade
Michael Van Gerwen vs Johnny Clayton
best of 19 legs

Evening session (1900 local time)
semi-finals

play order tbc
Best of 21 Legs

The last
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Best of 21 Legs

draw bracket
Ryan Joyce vs Dirk van Dujevenbod
Michael Van Gerwen vs Johnny Clayton
Gerwin Price vs Joe Cullen
Michael Smith vs James Wade

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