2016 Austrian Darts Open

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2016 Austrian Darts Open
Tournament information
Dates10–12 June 2016
VenueMultiversum Schwechat
LocationVienna
Country Austria
Organisation(s)PDC
FormatLegs
Prize fund£115,000
Winners share£25,000
High checkout164 England Nigel Heydon
Champion(s)
England Phil Taylor
«Event 4 Event 6»

The 2016 Austrian Darts Open was the fifth of ten PDC European Tour events on the 2016 PDC Pro Tour. The tournament took place at Multiversum Schwechat in Vienna, Austria, between 10–12 June 2016. It featured a field of 48 players and £115,000 in prize money, with £25,000 going to the winner.

Vincent van der Voort was the defending champion from the 2014 tournament, but lost in the first round to Steve Beaton.

Phil Taylor won the event after beating Michael Smith 6–4 in the final, in what was his first PDC European Tour event since the 2014 Gibraltar Darts Trophy.[1]

Prize money[edit]

The prize money of the European Tour events stays the same as last year.[2]

Stage (num. of players) Prize money
Winner (1) £25,000
Runner-up (1) £10,000
Semi-finalists (2) £5,000
Quarter-finalists (4) £3,500
Third round losers (8) £2,000
Second round losers (16) £1,500
First round losers (16) £1,000
Total £115,000

Qualification and format[edit]

The top 16 players from the PDC ProTour Order of Merit on 13 May automatically qualified for the event and were seeded in the second round.[3] The remaining 32 places went to players from three qualifying events - 20 from the UK Qualifier (held in Coventry on 20 May),[4] eight from the European Qualifier on 1 June[5] and four from the Host Nation Qualifier on 9 June.

The following players will take part in the tournament:

Draw[edit]

  First round
10 June
[6]
Second round
11 June
[7]
Third round
12 June
[8]
Quarter-finals
12 June
[9]
Semi-finals
12 June
[9]
Final
12 June
[9]
                                                         
Wales Jonny Clayton 93.38 6     1 Netherlands Michael van Gerwen 109.98 6  
Austria Nico Mandl 71.16 1     Wales Jonny Clayton 90.93 0  
  1 Netherlands van Gerwen 101.36 6  
  England Beaton 91.28 1  
Netherlands Vincent van der Voort 90.47 1 16 Wales Gerwyn Price 79.10 3
England Steve Beaton 95.18 6     England Steve Beaton 82.37 6  
  1 Netherlands van Gerwen 95.84 4  
  Australia Anderson 95.31 6  
Netherlands Jeffrey de Zwaan 85.53 4     8 Netherlands Jelle Klaasen 92.02 6  
Austria Zoran Lerchbacher 87.31 6     Austria Zoran Lerchbacher 75.31 0  
  8 Netherlands Klaasen 104.77 5
  Australia Anderson 103.61 6  
Australia Kyle Anderson 97.05 6 9 Austria Mensur Suljović 94.60 5
England Ross Smith 96.51 4     Australia Kyle Anderson 92.93 6  
  Australia Anderson 105.14 5  
  12 England Taylor 104.20 6  
England Chris Dobey 83.11 6     5 Belgium Kim Huybrechts 95.52 6  
England Darron Brown 82.18 3     England Chris Dobey 86.63 1  
  5 Belgium Huybrechts 102.47 3
  12 England Taylor 101.73 6  
England Mervyn King 88.98 3 12 England Phil Taylor 96.03 6
England Steve West 101.75 6     England Steve West 90.89 1  
  12 England Taylor 100.80 6
  13 England Bunting 88.62 2  
England Jamie Caven 97.41 6     4 England Dave Chisnall 98.74 6  
England Justin Pipe 87.03 1     England Jamie Caven 92.32 2  
  4 England Chisnall 94.42 2
  13 England Bunting 96.70 6  
Netherlands Christian Kist 78.73 2 13 England Stephen Bunting 89.61 6
England James Richardson 90.91 6     England James Richardson 85.35 3  
12 England Taylor 97.34 6
3 England M. Smith 92.82 4
Northern Ireland Brendan Dolan 83.70 3     2 Scotland Peter Wright 98.16 6  
Netherlands Jermaine Wattimena 96.31 6     Netherlands Jermaine Wattimena 80.73 1  
  2 Scotland Wright 95.46 6  
  15 England Norris 102.82 5  
Austria Rowby-John Rodriguez 87.40 6 15 England Alan Norris 96.31 6
England Steve McNally 77.71 1     Austria Rowby-John Rodriguez 80.11 1  
  2 Scotland Wright 85.72 4  
  10 England Jenkins 91.44 6  
England Wes Newton 88.33 3     7 Netherlands Benito van de Pas 98.60 6  
England Josh Payne 84.21 6     England Josh Payne 90.03 1  
  7 Netherlands van de Pas 96.95 3
  10 England Jenkins 93.07 6  
England Wayne Jones 81.64 1 10 England Terry Jenkins 87.68 6
Belgium Dimitri Van den Bergh 85.15 6     Belgium Dimitri Van den Bergh 86.5 4  
  10 England Jenkins 86.09 4
  3 England M. Smith 89.33 6  
England James Wilson 84.30 5     6 England Ian White 92.90 6  
England Simon Stevenson 83.70 6     England Simon Stevenson 89.11 4  
  6 England White 88.88 0
  England Heydon 92.97 6  
England Nigel Heydon 89.96 6 11 Scotland Robert Thornton 76.57 5
Austria Roxy-James Rodriguez 86.89 4     England Nigel Heydon 84.49 6  
  England Heydon 91.64 5
  3 England M. Smith 94.42 6  
England Mark Frost 85.74 6     3 England Michael Smith 89.58 6  
Netherlands Mike Zuydwijk 82.39 2     England Mark Frost 84.02 5  
  3 England M. Smith 87.65 6
  Netherlands Meulenkamp 86.55 4  
Netherlands Ron Meulenkamp 91.52 6 14 Australia Simon Whitlock 93.67 3
Netherlands Jeffrey de Graaf 85.15 3     Netherlands Ron Meulenkamp 94.80 6  

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Phil Taylor seals a fourth European Tour title in Vienna". Sky Sports. Retrieved 16 October 2016.
  2. ^ "2016 PDC Austrian Darts Open Player Prize Money". Darts Database. Retrieved 16 October 2016.
  3. ^ "European Tour Events 5-6 Entries". PDC. Retrieved 13 May 2016.
  4. ^ "European Tour 5-6 UK Qualifiers". PDC. Retrieved 20 May 2016.
  5. ^ "Italian Ace Amongst European Qualifiers". PDC. Retrieved 1 June 2016.
  6. ^ "Double Delight For Austrians In Vienna". PDC. Retrieved 16 October 2016.
  7. ^ "Perfect Start For Van Gerwen In Austria". PDC. Retrieved 16 October 2016.
  8. ^ "Austrian Darts Open Third Round". PDC. Retrieved 16 October 2016.
  9. ^ a b c "Taylor Wins 2016 Austrian Darts Open". PDC. Retrieved 16 October 2016.