2001 World Matchplay (darts)

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The 2001 World Matchplay was a darts tournament held in the Empress Ballroom at the Winter Gardens, Blackpool. This was the second World Matchplay tournament to be sponsored by UK bookmaker Stan James. The tournament ran from 29 July through 4 August 2001, and was won by Phil Taylor.

Results[edit]

1st Round[edit]

best of 19 legs (must win by 2 clear legs)
Sunday 29 July 2001

  • Peter Manley (Eng,1) - Steve Beaton (Eng) 8 - 10
  • Dennis Priestley (Eng,5) - Kevin Painter (Eng) 10 - 7
  • Bob Anderson (Eng) - Richie Burnett (Wal) 6 - 10

Monday 29 July

  • Roland Scholten (Ned) - Steve Brown (USA) 10 - 4
  • Dave Askew (Eng,8) - Graeme Stoddart (Eng) 10 - 8
  • Colin Lloyd (Eng) - Cliff Lazarenko (Eng) 10 - 12
  • Shayne Burgess (Eng) - Nigel Justice (Eng) 5 - 10
  • Rod Harrington (Eng,4) - Andy Jenkins (Eng) 7 - 10
  • Alan Warriner (Eng,2) - Denis Ovens (Eng) 11 - 9
  • Chris Mason (Eng) - Dennis Smith (Eng) 4 - 10
  • Phil Taylor (Eng,3) - Jamie Harvey (Sco) 10 - 2

Tuesday 31 July

  • Martin Adams (Eng) - Mick Manning (Eng) 10 - 7
  • Ronnie Baxter (Eng,7) - Peter Evison (Eng) 10 - 3
  • Reg Harding (Eng) - John Lowe (Eng) 5 - 10
  • Paul Lim (USA) - Alex Roy (Eng) 6 - 10
  • John Part (Can,6) - Keith Deller (Eng) 10 - 4

2nd Round[edit]

best of 25 legs (must win by 2 clear legs)
Tuesday 31 July

  • Roland Scholten (Ned) - Steve Beaton (Eng) 13 - 15
  • Dennis Priestley (Eng) - Richie Burnett (Wal) 13 - 15

Wednesday 1 August

  • Dave Askew (Eng) - Cliff Lazarenko (Eng) 9 - 13
  • Ronnie Baxter (Eng) - Dennis Smith (Eng) 13 - 15
  • Andy Jenkins (Eng) - Nigel Justice (Eng) 13 - 7
  • John Lowe (Eng) - John Part (Can) 7 - 13
  • Alan Warriner (Eng) - Martin Adams (Eng) 11 - 13
  • Phil Taylor (Eng) - Alex Roy (Eng) 13 - 4

Quarter Finals[edit]

best of 31 legs (must win by 2 clear legs)
Thursday 2 August

  • Steve Beaton (Eng) - Cliff Lazarenko (Eng) 16 - 7
  • Richie Burnett (Wal) - Andy Jenkins (Eng) 16 - 13
  • Martin Adams (Eng) - Dennis Smith (Eng) 16 - 12
  • John Part (Can) - Phil Taylor (Eng) 4 - 16

Semi Finals[edit]

best of 33 legs (must win by 2 clear legs)
Friday 3 August

  • Richie Burnett (Wal) - Steve Beaton (Eng) 17 - 6
  • Martin Adams (Eng) - Phil Taylor (Eng) 9 - 17

Final[edit]

best of 35 legs (must win by 2 clear legs)
Saturday 4 August

  • Richie Burnett (Wal) - Phil Taylor (Eng) 10 - 18