2009 World Matchplay (darts)

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Stan James World Matchplay
Tournament information
Dates 19–26 July 2009
Venue Winter Gardens
Location Blackpool
Country England
Organisation(s) PDC
Format Legs
Final – best of 35
Prize fund £400,000
Winners share £100,000
High checkout 157 England Alan Tabern
Round 2
vs England Ronnie Baxter
Champion(s)
England Phil Taylor
«2008 2010»

The 2009 Stan James World Matchplay was the 16th annual staging of the tournament by the Professional Darts Corporation. The tournament took place from Sunday 19 July to Sunday 26 July. As usual it was staged at the Winter Gardens in Blackpool.

World number one Phil Taylor successfully defended his title, beating Terry Jenkins in the final to win his tenth World Matchplay.

Prize fund[edit]

The prize fund was increased to £400,000. £100,000 more than the last World Matchplay.

Winner - £100,000 (up by £40,000)
Runner-up - £50,000 (up by £20,000)
Semi-finalists - £25,000 (up by £8,000)
Quarter-finalists - £15,000 (up by £3,000)
Second round losers - £7,500 (down by £500)
First round losers - £5,000 (up by £1,000)

Nine-dart jackpot - £10,000

Qualification[edit]

The qualification process for the World Matchplay differed this year. The top 16 in the PDC Order of the Merit after the 2009 UK Open qualified automatically as the 16 seeds. The other 16 places would be made up of the 16 highest ranked players (not already in the top 16) from the 2009 Players Championship Order of Merit - decided by the various Player Championship events taking place on the PDC Pro Tour from January 2009 - the cutoff point was the Las Vegas Players Championship just before the 2009 Las Vegas Desert Classic.[1]

Thus, the participants were:

Draw[edit]

Round 1, 19–22 July,
best of 19',[2]
Round 2, 22–23 July,
best of 25
Quarter Finals, 24 July,
best of 31
Semi Finals, 25 July,
best of 33
Final, 26 July,
best of 35
                             
1 England Phil Taylor 97.19 10
Scotland Robert Thornton 88.88 4
1 England Phil Taylor 109.47 13
16 England Kevin Painter 92.39 3
16 England Kevin Painter 101.02 10
England Wes Newton 91.92 3
1 England Phil Taylor 109.42 16
8 England Adrian Lewis 92.27 3
8 England Adrian Lewis 93.41 10
Netherlands Co Stompé 95.84 7
8 England Adrian Lewis 95.39 13
9 England Colin Lloyd 84.80 5
9 England Colin Lloyd 87.56 10
England Wayne Jones 90.06 7
1 England Phil Taylor 106.54 17
5 England Mervyn King 95.51 6
5 England Mervyn King 91.84 10
England Mark Dudbridge 88.28 7
5 England Mervyn King 96.90 13
England Steve Beaton 92.30 8
12 England Colin Osborne 89.18 7
England Steve Beaton 92.86 10
5 England Mervyn King 100.96 16
Netherlands Vincent van der Voort 94.75 6
4 Canada John Part 86.62 6
Netherlands Vincent van der Voort 90.63 10
Netherlands Vincent van der Voort 92.34 13
13 England Wayne Mardle 83.28 6
13 England Wayne Mardle 91.26 10
England Tony Eccles 86.22 1
1 England Phil Taylor 106.05 18
6 England Terry Jenkins 92.32 4
2 England James Wade 93.32 10
England Jamie Caven 86.95 3
2 England James Wade 96.29 13
Scotland Gary Anderson 96.22 7
15 England Andy Hamilton 91.18 6
Scotland Gary Anderson 99.74 10
2 England James Wade 97.57 10
7 England Ronnie Baxter 96.73 16
7 England Ronnie Baxter 92.30 10
Netherlands Jelle Klaasen 92.19 8
7 England Ronnie Baxter 90.20 16
10 England Alan Tabern 86.41 14
10 England Alan Tabern 98.95 10
England Andy Smith 95.29 5
7 England Ronnie Baxter 94.18 12
6 England Terry Jenkins 91.54 17
6 England Terry Jenkins 96.93 10
Scotland Peter Wright 89.39 4
6 England Terry Jenkins 92.06 14
England Denis Ovens 90.48 12
11 England Dennis Priestley 89.06 5
England Denis Ovens 90.77 10
6 England Terry Jenkins 97.57 16
3 Netherlands Raymond van Barneveld 99.76 12
3 Netherlands Raymond van Barneveld 99.73 10
Netherlands Michael van Gerwen 91.26 3
3 Netherlands Raymond van Barneveld 94.81 13
14 England Mark Walsh 94.44 11
14 England Mark Walsh 89.60 10
England Andy Jenkins 85.31 5

Scores after player's names are three-dart averages (total points scored divided by darts thrown and multiplied by 3)

All games had to be won by 2 clear legs (e.g. in Rd 1 there couldn't be a 10-9 scoreline it had to be 11-9 or 10-8)

Statistics[edit]

Player Eliminated Played Legs Won Legs Lost LWAT 100+ 140+ 180s High Checkout 3-dart Average
England Phil Taylor Winner 5 74 20 34 130 77 44 144 105.73
England Terry Jenkins Final 5 61 58 20 157 80 26 131 94.08
England Mervyn King Semi-finals 4 45 38 16 112 66 18 147 96.30
England Ronnie Baxter Semi-finals 4 54 49 18 142 49 19 132 93.35
Netherlands Raymond van Barneveld Quarter-finals 3 35 30 9 85 43 17 126 98.10
Netherlands Vincent van der Voort Quarter-finals 3 29 28 9 71 42 13 131 92.57
England James Wade Quarter-finals 3 33 26 10 75 47 12 153 95.73
England Adrian Lewis Quarter-finals 3 26 28 13 63 40 13 156 93.69
England Wayne Mardle Second round 2 16 14 6 36 22 4 115 87.27
Scotland Gary Anderson Second round 2 17 19 4 42 28 10 151 97.98
England Kevin Painter Second round 2 13 16 5 32 18 8 130 96.71
England Alan Tabern Second round 2 24 21 8 66 32 7 157 92.68
England Steve Beaton Second round 2 18 20 8 52 23 5 110 92.58
England Colin Lloyd Second round 2 15 20 8 46 17 5 62 86.18
England Mark Walsh Second round 2 21 18 9 49 26 9 121 92.02
England Denis Ovens Second round 2 22 19 12 64 32 5 125 90.63
England Andy Hamilton First round 1 6 10 2 21 7 4 120 91.18
England Wayne Jones First round 1 7 10 4 26 12 4 121 90.06
England Jamie Caven First round 1 3 10 0 13 6 2 120 86.95
Canada John Part First round 1 6 10 2 19 5 4 76 86.62
Netherlands Jelle Klaasen First round 1 8 10 2 24 4 4 71 92.19
England Tony Eccles First round 1 1 10 0 11 10 0 76 86.22
Netherlands Co Stompé First round 1 7 10 2 26 9 4 127 95.84
Scotland Peter Wright First round 1 4 10 1 17 9 2 96 89.39
England Colin Osborne First round 1 7 10 4 18 13 2 116 89.18
England Dennis Priestley First round 1 5 10 3 22 13 2 84 89.06
Scotland Robert Thornton First round 1 4 10 1 17 9 3 56 88.88
England Mark Dudbridge First round 1 7 10 5 17 10 3 109 88.28
England Andy Smith First round 1 5 10 1 19 15 1 112 95.29
England Wes Newton First round 1 3 10 1 16 3 5 96 91.92
Netherlands Michael van Gerwen First round 1 3 10 0 14 6 1 126 91.26
England Andy Jenkins First round 1 5 10 4 15 10 1 96 85.31

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2009 Order of Merit explanation obtained 6 July 2009
  2. ^ stanjames.com World Matchplay Draw obtained 8 July 2009