Danny Noppert

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Danny Noppert
Personal information
Nickname Noppie
Born (1990-12-31) 31 December 1990 (age 27)
Joure, Netherlands[1]
Home town Joure
Netherlands
Darts information
Playing darts since 2009
Darts 23 Gram Winmau Signature
Laterality Right-handed
Walk-on music "Believer" by Major Lazer and Showtek
Organisation (see split in darts)
BDO 2012–2018
PDC 2018-
Current world ranking 72
BDO majors - best performances
World Ch'ship Runner Up: 2017
World Masters Quarter Final: 2013
World Darts Trophy Quarter Final: 2016
Finder Masters Winner(1) 2017
PDC premier events - best performances
World Grand Prix Last 32: 2018
Grand Slam Last 16: 2016
UK Open Last 96: 2018
Other tournament wins
Tournament Years
Den Haag Open
German Open
Scottish Open
Masters of Waregem
2016
2016
2016
2016

Danny Noppert (born 31 December 1990) is a Dutch darts player who plays for the Professional Darts Corporation.

Career[edit]

BDO[edit]

In 2013, Noppert reached the televised stages of the Winmau World Masters. Then he beat Jeffrey de Graaf and Dennis Nilsson 3-0 to book his places in quarter-final, where he was beaten 3-1 by Darryl Fitton. He also made his debut at the Zuiderduin Masters. After beating Darryl Fitton 5-4 in his first match, he lost to Tony O'Shea 5-3 in the second game to be knocked out in the group stages.

Noppert reached in 2015 the last 16 of the Winmau World Masters. He also qualified for the Zuiderduin Masters. A 5-2 victory and a 5-4 defeat to Scott Mitchell were enough to come through the group stage. Then he beat Darryl Fitton 3-0 in the quarters to reach the semis, where he lost 3-1 to Martin Adams.

Noppert started off 2016 very well by reaching the final of the Dutch Open, in which he lost to Martin Adams 3-1. Two weeks later, Noppert won the Scottish Open, having beaten Dean Reynolds 6-0 in the final.[2] Noppert won also the Masters of Waregem, where he defeated Geert de Vos 3-1 in the final.

Noppert impressed during 2016 Grand Slam of Darts Beating Mensur Suljovic and Nathan Aspinall before losing a high quality Last 16 match with 2 time PDC World Champion Gary Anderson 10-9.

In 2017 Noppert was able to reach the finals of the 2017 BDO World Darts Championship, defeating defending champion Scott Waites on his way there. Noppert eventually lost to world number one Glen Durrant 7-3.

Noppert has had a quiet year up until December. Highlighted by the fact he failed to get out of the group stage of the 2017 Grand Slam of Darts losing to Daryl Gurney 5-1 and Darren Webster 5-2 but retained some pride beating Mark Webster 5-2.

On the 10 December, Noppert won the Finder Darts Masters beating Jim Williams in the final 5-3, This was Noppert's first TV title.

PDC[edit]

Noppert announced he would move to the Professional Darts Corporation following the 2018 BDO World Darts Championship, and he entered the 2018 Q-School.[3] He won a two-year Tour Card by finishing top of the European Order of Merit, and took one of 6 wild cards.

World Championship results[edit]

BDO[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Schmitz, Juergen. "Danny Noppert - Dartspieler Portraits bei Darts 1". 
  2. ^ "Noppert and Winstanley crown Scottish Open champions". tungstentickle.com. Retrieved 14 February 2016. 
  3. ^ "Noppert confirms move to PDC: 'Going to Q-School next week'". Dartsnews. Retrieved 17 January 2018. 

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