2010 World Matchplay (darts)

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Stan James World Matchplay
Tournament information
Dates 17–25 July 2010
Venue Empress Ballroom
Location Blackpool
Country England
Organisation(s) PDC
Format Legs
Final – best of 35
Prize fund £400,000
Winners share £100,000
Nine dart finish Netherlands Raymond van Barneveld
Round 1
vs England Denis Ovens
High checkout 160 England Mark Walsh
Round 1
vs England Mark Dudbridge
Champion(s)
England Phil Taylor
«2009 2011»

The 2010 Stan James World Matchplay was the 17th annual staging of the World Matchplay, organised by the Professional Darts Corporation. The tournament took place from 17–25 July.

Phil Taylor successfully defended his title, defeating Raymond van Barneveld in the final to win his eleventh World Matchplay.

3D[edit]

The semi-finals and final of the World Matchplay were shown in 3D for the first time ever in darts. Over 1,000 venues in the UK broadcast the matches in 3D via Sky Sports. Commentator Sid Waddell was quoted as saying: "It's a revolution in darts TV broadcasting".

Prize money[edit]

For the second consecutive World Matchplay, the prize fund was £400,000.

Stage Prize Money
First round £5,000
Second round £7,500
Quarter-finals £15,000
Semi-finals £25,000
Final £50,000
Winner £100,000
9 dart finish £5,000

Qualification[edit]

The qualification is the top 16 in the PDC Order of Merit qualify automatically and a further 16 have to qualify for the tournament by being in the top 16 of the Players Championships order of merit.

The participants are:

Draw[edit]

Round 1, 17–20 July,
best of 19[1][2][3][4]
Round 2, 21–22 July,
best of 25[5][6]
Quarter Finals, 23 July,
best of 31[7]
Semi Finals, 24 July,
best of 33[8]
Final, 25 July, best of 35[9]
                             
1 England Phil Taylor 114.99 10
Wales Barrie Bates 93.20 6
1 England Phil Taylor 104.60 13
England Steve Beaton 92.38 4
16 Australia Paul Nicholson 84.07 3
England Steve Beaton 89.75 10
1 England Phil Taylor 103.31 16
England Kevin Painter 96.77 4
8 England Mark Walsh 90.46 12
England Mark Dudbridge 89.62 10
8 England Mark Walsh 91.91 12
England Kevin Painter 91.75 14
9 England Colin Lloyd 84.71 9
England Kevin Painter 88.89 11
1 England Phil Taylor 103.46 17
12 Australia Simon Whitlock 94.45 4
4 England Mervyn King 93.26 4
Netherlands Jelle Klaasen 94.15 10
Netherlands Jelle Klaasen 86.24 14
Scotland Gary Anderson 87.84 12
13 Scotland Robert Thornton 92.79 0
Scotland Gary Anderson 98.24 10
Netherlands Jelle Klaasen 92.51 8
12 Australia Simon Whitlock 93.27 16
5 England Terry Jenkins 88.57 6
England Steve Brown 87.45 10
England Steve Brown 93.19 10
12 Australia Simon Whitlock 94.59 13
12 Australia Simon Whitlock 94.86 10
England Tony Eccles 88.85 1
1 England Phil Taylor 105.16 18
2 Netherlands Raymond van Barneveld 100.11 12
2 Netherlands Raymond van Barneveld 97.63 10
England Denis Ovens 84.70 1
2 Netherlands Raymond van Barneveld 103.85 13
15 England Alan Tabern 96.47 5
15 England Alan Tabern 90.01 12
England Wes Newton 88.54 10
2 Netherlands Raymond van Barneveld 95.89 16
Netherlands Co Stompé 90.26 12
7 England Adrian Lewis 90.88 9
Wales Mark Webster 90.86 11
Wales Mark Webster 85.61 9
Netherlands Co Stompé 92.16 13
10 England Andy Hamilton 89.65 10
Netherlands Co Stompé 90.17 12
2 Netherlands Raymond van Barneveld 99.42 17
3 England James Wade 96.00 8
3 England James Wade 89.14 10
England Andy Smith 87.63 8
3 England James Wade 92.34 13
Netherlands Vincent van der Voort 94.98 10
14 England Dennis Priestley 90.62 6
Netherlands Vincent van der Voort 92.21 10
3 England James Wade 97.93 16
England Wayne Jones 95.52 12
6 England Ronnie Baxter 93.02 10
England Jamie Caven 88.15 7
6 England Ronnie Baxter 89.52 9
England Wayne Jones 90.29 13
11 England Colin Osborne 87.61 8
England Wayne Jones 87.98 10

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 30 26 125 92 36 136 106.31
Netherlands Raymond van Barneveld* Final 5 68 44 26 164 80 19 142 99.38
England James Wade Semi-finals 4 47 47 20 131 63 24 145 95.27
Australia Simon Whitlock Semi-finals 4 43 36 14 108 57 15 126 94.30
England Kevin Painter Quarter-finals 3 29 37 11 78 55 8 112 92.47
Netherlands Co Stompé Quarter-finals 3 37 35 15 95 35 15 130 90.86
England Wayne Jones Quarter-finals 3 35 33 14 119 47 14 128 91.26
Netherlands Jelle Klaasen Quarter-finals 3 32 32 13 83 28 12 148 90.97
Netherlands Vincent van der Voort Second round 2 20 19 7 49 26 6 157 93.60
England Steve Brown Second round 2 20 19 7 60 26 5 149 90.32
England Alan Tabern Second round 2 17 23 5 63 22 10 156 93.24
Wales Mark Webster Second round 2 20 22 5 56 23 3 122 88.24
Scotland Gary Anderson Second round 2 22 14 10 54 27 5 81 93.04
England Ronnie Baxter Second round 2 19 20 6 48 25 8 88 91.27
England Mark Walsh Second round 2 24 24 10 79 34 9 160 91.18
England Steve Beaton Second round 2 14 16 5 26 27 6 136 91.07
England Adrian Lewis First round 1 9 11 4 18 11 6 82 90.88
England Dennis Priestley First round 1 6 10 2 16 13 4 98 90.62
England Andy Hamilton First round 1 10 12 3 33 5 2 81 89.65
England Mark Dudbridge First round 1 10 12 4 27 13 3 144 89.62
England Tony Eccles First round 1 1 10 0 20 6 1 40 88.85
England Terry Jenkins First round 1 6 10 3 21 10 3 96 88.57
England Wes Newton First round 1 10 12 3 26 12 5 107 88.54
England Jamie Caven First round 1 7 10 2 22 6 2 72 88.15
England Andy Smith First round 1 8 10 2 18 17 3 151 87.63
England Colin Osborne First round 1 8 10 3 21 11 2 97 87.61
England Colin Lloyd First round 1 9 11 5 19 16 1 80 84.71
England Denis Ovens First round 1 1 10 0 13 7 1 32 84.70
England Mervyn King First round 1 4 10 2 12 13 2 80 93.26
Scotland Robert Thornton First round 1 0 10 0 11 9 1 92.79
Wales Barrie Bates First round 1 6 10 1 27 12 0 96 93.20
Australia Paul Nicholson First round 1 3 10 0 17 8 1 108 84.07
  • Raymond van Barneveld achieved a 9-darter in his 1st round match against Denis Ovens.

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