Three things we learnt at the UK Open

After last weekend’s showdown in Minehead, theknightlyblog reviews three things that we learnt at the UK Open. Continue reading Three things we learnt at the UK Open

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Match Report: Peter Wright reaches third straight UK Open final

Peter Wright reached his third straight UK Open final with a 11-5 victory over Daryl Gurney.  Wright, who dominated throughout, settled quicker, an 11-darter sparking a run of three straight legs that saw him race into a 4-1 lead. Gurney got the match back to 5-3 but Wright hit the afterburners once more and rolled off three straight legs to move 8-3 in front. Superchin … Continue reading Match Report: Peter Wright reaches third straight UK Open final

Match Report: Price beats Norris to reach UK Open Final

Gerywn Price could become the first Welshman to win a major PDC title, after beating Alan Norris 11-9 to reach the UK Open final. It was Norris who had the better of the early stages and he took advantage of some poor finishing from Price to lead 3-2 at the first interval. The Welshman came back into it, as the lead repeatedly changed hands. The game … Continue reading Match Report: Price beats Norris to reach UK Open Final

Match Report: Wright beats Barney in high quality UK Open quarter-final

Peter Wright won one of the greatest matches in the 15 year history of the UK Open, as he beat Raymond van Barneveld 10-8 in a high quality quarter-final.  In a match where 15 dart legs looked poor, there was little to choose between the duo, with Snakebite moving into a 6-4 lead before Barney leveled the encounter at 6-6. It rained high scores, with … Continue reading Match Report: Wright beats Barney in high quality UK Open quarter-final