Jamie Hughes (darts player)

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Jamie Hughes
Personal information
Nickname Yozza
Born (1986-02-27) 27 February 1986 (age 32)
West Bromwich, England
Home town Tipton,
England
Darts information
Playing darts since 1996
Darts Jamie 'Yozza' Hughes Red Dragon 23g
Laterality Right-handed
Walk-on music Hi Ho Silver Lining by Jeff Beck
Organisation (see split in darts)
BDO 2007-2018
PDC 2018-
Current world ranking 107
BDO majors - best performances
World Ch'ship Semi Final: 2016, 2017
World Masters Runner Up: 2014
World Darts Trophy Semi Final: 2016
Finder Masters Winner (1) 2014
PDC premier events - best performances
Grand Slam Last 16: 2016
UK Open Last 32: 2018
Other tournament wins
Tournament Years
Antwerp Open
British Classic
British Pentathlon
Isle Of Man Classic
Jersey Classic
Romanian Classic
Swedish Open
WDF Europe Cup Team
WDF World Cup Team
2014
2017
2015
2017
2015
2015, 2016
2015
2016
2015
Other achievements
Gwynedd Open 2013

Jamie Hughes (born 27 February 1986) is an English darts player. He competes for the Professional Darts Corporation.

Career[edit]

2014-2015[edit]

Hughes broke out in 2014 by entering the world's top ten and reaching the final of the prestigious Winmau World Masters. He defeated Alan Norris 3-2 in the quarter-finals from 2-0 down, and Martin Adams 6-5 in the semi-finals from 5-2 down, also surviving ten match darts in the ninth set. Hughes was eventually beaten 7-3 by Martin Phillips having led 2-0 and thrown for the third set. In December of that year, Hughes won the prestigious Zuiderduin Masters on his first appearance at the event, surviving six match darts in the semi-final against Tony O'Shea before beating Gary Robson 5-0 in the final, losing only three legs in the whole match.

Hughes made his World Championship debut at the 2015 BDO World Darts Championship as the number 10 seed. He beat Michel van der Horst in the first round before losing in the second round to his good friend Glen Durrant. Hughes then went onto to make the 2015 BDO World Trophy as fifth seed, however he was surprisingly beaten 7-4 by Stefaan Deprez in the last 16. Later on in the year Hughes reached the Quarter-finals of the 2015 World Masters but was surprisingly beaten by Thomas Junghans. Hughes failed to defend his previous Zuiderduin Masters finals, been knocked out of the competition in the group stage.

2016-2018[edit]

Hughes was fourth seed going into the 2016 BDO World Darts Championship, beating Ross Montgomery, Madars Razma and fifth seed Wesley Harms to reach the semi finals for the first time. He was defeated 6-1 by eventual winner Scott Waites, however reaching the semi-finals meant he automatically qualified for the 2017 tournament. Hughes achieved his best ever World Trophy result when he reached the Semi-finals, where he was defeated 11-9 to eventual winner Darryl Fitton. Hughes qualified for the PDC event the Grand Slam of Darts for the first time due to his ranking. He beat Dave Chisnall and James Wilson top finish top of his group. He was beaten 10-9 by Chris Dobey in the last 16. Hughes reached the Semi-finals of the 2016 World Masters but was beaten by eventual winner Glen Durrant. In the 2016 Zuiderduin Masters he reached the final, before once again being beaten by Glen Durrant.

In the 2017 BDO World Darts Championship Hughes reached the semi-finals for the second year in a row before been beaten 6–1 by eventual winner Glen Durrant.

In the 2018 BDO World Darts Championship Hughes lost to German debutant Michael Unterbuchner 3–2 in the first round.

PDC[edit]

Hughes switched to the PDC following the 2018 BDO World Darts Championship, entering the 2018 PDC Q-School.[1]

World Championship results[edit]

BDO[edit]

Performance timeline[edit]

Tournament 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
BDO World Championship DNP 2R SF SF 1R
BDO World Trophy Not held DNP 2R SF 1R DNP
Winmau World Masters PR DNP L144 L272 RU QF SF L32 DNP
Zuiderduin Masters DNP W RR RU SF DNP
Grand Slam of Darts DNP 2R RR
Performance Table Legend
DNP Did not play at the event DNQ Did not qualify for the event NYF Not yet founded #R lost in the early rounds of the tournament
(WR = Wildcard round, RR = Round robin)
QF lost in the quarter-finals SF lost in the semi-finals F lost in the final W won the tournament

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