2015 Sydney Darts Masters

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2015 Sydney Darts Masters
Tournament information
Dates20–22 August 2015
VenueQantas Credit Union Arena
LocationSydney
Country Australia
Organisation(s)PDC
FormatLegs
Final — best of 21 legs
Prize fundA$220,000
Winners shareA$60,000
Nine-dart finishEngland Phil Taylor
High checkout167 England Adrian Lewis
Champion(s)
England Phil Taylor
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The 2015 Sydney Darts Masters was the third staging of the tournament byp the Professional Darts Corporation, as a fourth entry in the 2015 World Series of Darts. The tournament featured 16 players (eight top PDC Players facing eight regional qualifiers) and was held at the Sydney Entertainment Centre in Sydney, Australia from 20–22 August 2015.

Phil Taylor was the defending champion after defeating Stephen Bunting 11–3 in the last year's final and he remained the only player to have won this event by claiming his third title with an 11–3 victory over Adrian Lewis.[1][2] He also hit the first ever nine-dart finish in a World Series of Darts match, when he hit one in his semi-final victory over Peter Wright.

Prize money[edit]

The total prize fund was A$220,000.

Stage (no. of players) Prize money
Winner (1) A$60,000
Runner-Up (1) A$40,000
Semi-finalists (2) A$20,000
Quarter-finalists (4) A$10,000
Last 16 (8) A$5,000

Qualifiers[edit]

The eight seeded PDC players were:[3][4]

  1. England Phil Taylor (Winner)
  2. Netherlands Michael van Gerwen (Quarter-finals)
  3. Scotland Gary Anderson (Quarter-finals)
  4. Scotland Peter Wright (Semi-finals)
  5. England James Wade (Quarter-finals)
  6. England Adrian Lewis (Runner-up)
  7. Netherlands Raymond van Barneveld (Semi-finals)
  8. England Stephen Bunting (Quarter-finals)

The Oceanic qualifiers were:

Draw[edit]

[4]

First round
Best of 11 legs
[5]
Quarter-finals
Best of 15 legs
[6]
Semi-finals
Best of 19 legs
[7]
Final
Best of 21 legs
[7]
            
1 England Phil Taylor 100.34 6
Australia Tic Bridge 86.02 2
1 England Phil Taylor 101.67 8
8 England Stephen Bunting 92.29 2
8 England Stephen Bunting 98.48 6
Australia David Platt 83.27 1
1 England Phil Taylor 98.32 10
4 Scotland Peter Wright 94.72 7
4 Scotland Peter Wright 92.85 6
Australia Laurence Ryder 84.70 3
4 Scotland Peter Wright 96.78 8
5 England James Wade 97.02 6
5 England James Wade 91.63 6
New Zealand Craig Caldwell 83.34 2
1 England Phil Taylor 99.63 11
6 England Adrian Lewis 94.25 3
2 Netherlands Michael van Gerwen 95.13 6
Australia Paul Nicholson 85.81 2
2 Netherlands Michael van Gerwen 99.02 4
7 Netherlands Raymond van Barneveld 101.82 8
7 Netherlands Raymond van Barneveld 90.48 6
New Zealand Cody Harris 84.77 3
7 Netherlands Raymond van Barneveld 93.08 9
6 England Adrian Lewis 93.08 10
3 Scotland Gary Anderson 95.94 6
New Zealand Warren Parry 72.90 0
3 Scotland Gary Anderson 105.31 7
6 England Adrian Lewis 93.86 8
6 England Adrian Lewis 93.95 6
Australia Simon Whitlock 87.54 5

Broadcasting[edit]

The tournament was available in the following countries on these channels:[8]

Country Channel
Australia Australia Fox Sports
New Zealand New Zealand Sky Sport (New Zealand)
Asia Fox Channel Asia
United Kingdom United Kingdom ITV4
Netherlands Netherlands RTL7
Middle East/North Africa OSN
Republic of Ireland Ireland Setanta Sports
China China PPTV (online)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Phil Taylor retains Sydney Darts Masters title". Sky Sports. Retrieved 14 September 2014.
  2. ^ "Phil Taylor beats Adrian Lewis to win Sydney Darts Masters title". Sky Sports. Retrieved 25 August 2015.
  3. ^ "World Series of Darts August Update". PDC. 31 July 2015. Retrieved 3 August 2015.
  4. ^ a b "Taylor Set For Bridge Test In Sydney". PDC. 18 August 2015. Retrieved 19 August 2015.
  5. ^ "Coral Sydney Darts Masters Day One". PDC. 20 August 2015.
  6. ^ "Coral Sydney Darts Masters Day Two". PDC. 21 August 2015.
  7. ^ a b "Nine-Dart Taylor's Sydney Hat-Trick". PDC. 25 August 2015.
  8. ^ "World Series of Darts TV Coverage". PDC. Retrieved 21 August 2015.