Van Gerwen denies Sherrock to end title drought at the Nordic Darts Masters

Michael van Gerwen captured his first title of 2021 at the Nordic Darts Masters with a thrilling 11-7 win over Fallon Sherrock in the final.

Van Gerwen ended a 293-day wait for televised silverware as he came from 7-5 down to deny Sherrock a famous triumph in Copenhagen.

Sherrock had pulled off a remarkable comeback win over Dimitri van den Bergh in the Semi-Finals, recovering from 8-2 and 10-6 behind to prevail 11-10 after surviving eight match darts.

The history-making 27-year-old played her part in an enthralling final, opening up a 7-5 lead, but Van Gerwen dug deep to reel off six consecutive legs and return to the winner’s enclosure.

Van Gerwen broke down in tears during his post-match interview on stage, admitting: “To win this means a lot to me and I’m very proud.

“I’ve been through a really tough period, there was so much pressure on my shoulders.

“I’ve had to wait a long time to win a trophy – for my ability and what I’m capable of, it’s been too long, but that makes it even nicer, and this tournament had everything.

“Fallon played a phenomenal tournament and I think she played one of the best games of her life in the final, and I had to find another gear.

“It’s been a phenomenal day of darts for everyone and I think I deserved it this weekend, I played really well overall.

“The fans have been absolutely incredible and I can’t thank them enough, I hope I can come back next year.”

Having defeated Denmark’s Niels Heinsøe 6-1 in Friday’s opening round, Sherrock benefited from a Quarter-Final walkover after Gerwyn Price withdrew from the tournament due to an elbow injury.

Sherrock then stunned Van den Bergh by coming from 7-1, 8-2 and 10-6 down to take out 106 and 101 as she forced a deciding leg shoot-out.

With Van den Bergh crumbling under pressure, Sherrock kept her cool by kicking off the leg with a 180 and completing the comeback with a 100 checkout.

Having been taken to a deciding by by Darius Labanauskas in Round One, Van Gerwen registered ton-plus averages in both his 10-4 Quarter-Final defeat of Madars Razma and 11-7 Semi-Final win over Jonny Clayton.

The world number three began the final strongly, opening up a 2-0 lead with a 110 checkout.

Sherrock, though, reeled off six of the next seven legs to move 6-3 ahead in a remarkable run which brought over 4,000 fans to their feet at Forum Copenhagen.

Van Gerwen finished 72 and 122 to reduce the gap to 6-5, but a miss at tops for a 154 checkout allowed Sherrock in on double nine to regain breathing space.

Legs of 13 and 14 darts saw Van Gerwen draw level, before posting double ten to regain the lead at 8-7 and a 14-darter to move two legs clear.

Double four moved Van Gerwen to the brink of victory at 10-7, and he finished 80 in two darts to seal glory and end his title drought.

Sherrock’s run to the final sees her return to the spotlight ahead of the forthcoming PDC Women’s Series, where she will attempt to qualify for the Grand Slam of Darts and William Hill World Darts Championship.

“I was so proud of myself, especially to push Michael as much as I did,” admitted Sherrock. “It’s Michael van Gerwen, and I was so close to him!

“I cannot put into words how I was feeling [at 6-3 up] – I was shaking but I had to stay calm.

“I’ve taken every opportunity that I can get – showing everyone how I can play and pushing one of the best in the world, I’m so happy.”

Clayton had averaged almost 104 in a ruthless 10-3 Quarter-Final win over Peter Wright, while Van den Bergh defeated Gary Anderson 10-8 in their Last Eight tie to kick off Saturday’s proceedings.

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Nordic Darts Masters 2021 Results

Saturday September 18

Afternoon Session

Quarter-Finals
Gerwyn Price w/d Fallon Sherrock (bye)
Dimitri Van den Bergh 10-8 Gary Anderson
Peter Wright 3-10 Jonny Clayton
Michael van Gerwen 10-4 Madars Razma

Evening Session

Semi-Finals
Fallon Sherrock 11-10 Dimitri Van den Bergh
Jonny Clayton 7-11 Michael van Gerwen

Final
Michael van Gerwen 11-7 Fallon Sherrock

Nordic Darts Masters 2021 Day Two preview and order of play | Big names compete for title in Copenhagen

The inaugural Nordic Darts Masters champion will be crowned on Saturday as the seven remaining hopefuls compete for glory in Copenhagen.

The opening day of the season’s first World Series event provided plenty of talking points, with Nathan Aspinall the notable First Round casualty.

Gerwyn Price had battled his way through against Daniel Larsson but later announced he was to withdraw from the tournament due to the recurrence of an elbow injury.

The world number one has returned to Wales to seek treatment, meaning Fallon Sherrock has been handed a walkover into the evening’s Semi-Finals.

Sherrock, who thrashed Denmark’s Niels Heinsøe 6-1 in the First Round, will now await the winner of the tie between Dimitri Van den Bergh and Gary Anderson.

A repeat of the 2020 World Matchplay final sees Van den Bergh aiming to pull off another win over the six-time World Series event winner.

Anderson, making his first competitive appearance since July’s World Matchplay, averaged 95.4 in a 6-3 win over Denmark’s Andreas Toft Jørgensen on Friday despite 15 missed darts at doubles.

Van den Bergh also struggled on the outer ring, missing 19 attempts during his nervy 6-4 success over Sweden’s Johan Engström.

The second tie of the afternoon sees two of this season’s major champions collide as World Matchplay winner Peter Wright faces Premier League champion Jonny Clayton.

Clayton was the most emphatic winner on the opening night as he whitewashed Danish qualifier Ivan Springborg Poulsen 6-0 with a 99 average and a high checkout of 161.

In contrast, Wright barely left third gear as he saw off Finland’s Marko Kantele 6-1 despite an average of just 88.6.

Wright is bidding for his fourth World Series title, while Clayton is making his debut in a regular World Series event.

Michael van Gerwen, the record 15-time World Series event winner, steps up his quest for a first title of 2021 with a clash against Latvia’s Madars Razma.

World number three MVG is enduring his longest title drought in a decade, with his most recent triumph coming at the Players Championship Finals last November.

Van Gerwen survived a scare in Round One as he recovered from 5-4 down to snatch a 6-5 victory over Darius Labanauskas with a 97.7 average in a high quality contest.

Razma, meanwhile, secured his first World Series win in style by knocking out world number ten Aspinall 6-4 with a 95.8 average.

The former ProTour event finalist now aims to cause an even bigger upset over the extended format as the last remaining Nordic & Baltic representative in the field.

The action gets under way from 12pm BST, with Quarter-Final matches to be contested over the best of 19 legs and Semi-Finals and final best of 21.

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Nordic Darts Masters 2021 Day Two Schedule of Play

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Saturday September 18

Afternoon Session (12pm-4pm)

Quarter-Finals
Gerwyn Price w/d Fallon Sherrock (bye)
Dimitri Van den Bergh v Gary Anderson
Peter Wright v Jonny Clayton
Michael van Gerwen v Madars Razma

Evening Session (7pm-10pm)

Semi-Finals
Fallon Sherrock v Van den Bergh/Anderson
Wright/Clayton v Van Gerwen/Razma

Final

Gerwyn Price withdraws from the Nordic Darts Masters

Gerwyn Price has withdrawn from the 2021 Nordic Darts Masters due to an elbow injury.

The world number one had defeated Sweden’s Daniel Larsson 6-3 in the opening round of the World Series event in Copenhagen on Friday but admitted in his post-match interview he had been suffering from a recurrence of a previous elbow problem.

Price was due to face Fallon Sherrock in the Quarter-Finals on Saturday afternoon but has now withdrawn from the remainder of the tournament.

The Welshman will now return home to seek treatment, meaning Sherrock receives a walkover into the Semi-Finals.

“I’m gutted to have to withdraw, especially after getting the win tonight, but I have to consider the long-term effects of the injury,” said Price.

“It’s a problem I’ve had previously and I know that playing up to three games on Saturday would be extremely tough and could also affect me ahead of some important events coming up.

“I want to thank the Danish fans for giving me a great welcome on Friday and I hope I can play in front of them again next year.”

Sherrock, who thrashed Denmark’s Niels Heinsøe 6-1 in the First Round, will now face either Dimitri Van den Bergh or Gary Anderson in the Semi-Finals on Saturday evening.

Price’s next scheduled tournament is the Gibraltar Darts Trophy from September 24-26, but it is unclear as yet whether the reigning World Champion will feature in the season’s second European Tour event.

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Razma stuns Aspinall as Van Gerwen survives early scare at the Nordic Masters

Madars Razma pulled off a shock 6-4 victory over Nathan Aspinall on opening night at the 2021 Nordic Darts Masters, while Michael van Gerwen dug deep to deny Darius Labanauskas.

Day One of the season’s opening World Series event saw the eight PDC representatives each face off against a Nordic & Baltic qualifier at Forum Copenhagen.

Latvia’s Razma ensured Nordic & Baltic representation in Saturday’s Quarter-Finals as he knocked out world number ten Aspinall in a dramatic contest.

The former ProTour event finalist opened up a 3-1 lead before missing four darts at doubles to hand Aspinall a reprieve in leg five.

Aspinall returned the favour as he squandered three darts to level at four apiece, allowing Razma to move 5-3 ahead, but only for the world number 52 to then miss five match darts in the following leg as ‘The Asp’ took out 68 to stay alive.

Razma, however, recovered well in the next leg to close out victory with a 76 checkout for an 11-darter.

His reward will be a show-down against Michael van Gerwen in the Last Eight after the three-time World Champion battled his way to a narrow 6-5 success over Labanauskas.

Van Gerwen opened up a 3-1 lead before Labanauskas pegged back to parity, though a 100 checkout saw MVG regain the upper-hand at 4-3.

Labanauskas levelled again and was on-hand to punish five missed match darts from the Dutchman in leg nine to break throw and move 5-4 in front.

Van Gerwen responded with double six for a 13-darter to force a decider and landed a timely fourth 180 before holding his nerve on double eight to clinch victory.

Fallon Sherrock got off to a flying start as she swept aside Danish qualifier Niels Heinsøe.

Sherrock punished eleven missed darts at doubles from the recent Danish World Cup representative to move through with an 87.4 average.

Fallon Sherrock reacts (Photo by Mikal Schlosser/PDC)

Sherrock will now face Gerwyn Price in Saturday afternoon’s opening Quarter-Final after the world number one overcame Daniel Larsson 6-3.

Price was far below his best, averaging just 90.4, but two ton-plus finishes helped him on his way to victory, afterwards admitting he is suffering from an elbow injury which could force him to consider withdrawing from the tournament.

Premier League champion Jonny Clayton was the most emphatic winner on the night as he whitewashed Denmark’s Ivan Springborg Poulsen 6-0 with a 99 average and a high checkout of 161.

Clayton will now face Peter Wright on Saturday after the World Matchplay champion brushed aside Finland’s Marko Kantele 6-1 despite an average of just 88.6.

Gary Anderson marked his first competitive appearance since July’s World Matchplay with a comfortable 6-3 win over Andreas Toft Jørgensen.

Anderson averaged 95.4 despite 15 missed darts at doubles as he set up a meeting with Dimitri van den Bergh in a repeat of the 2020 World Matchplay final.

Van den Bergh defied a bout of double trouble as he overcame Sweden’s Johan Engström in the opening match of the evening.

Van den Bergh missed 19 darts at the outer ring in a cagey contest but dragged himself over the line despite a resilient effort from the recent World Cup qualifier.

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Nordic Darts Masters 2021 Results

Friday September 17

First Round

Dimitri Van den Bergh 6-4 Johan Engström
Jonny Clayton 6-0 Ivan Springborg Poulsen
Nathan Aspinall 4-6 Madars Razma
Gerwyn Price 6-3 Daniel Larsson
Gary Anderson 6-3 Andreas Toft Jørgensen
Fallon Sherrock 6-1 Niels Heinsøe
Peter Wright 6-1 Marko Kantele
Michael van Gerwen 6-5 Darius Labanauskas

Nordic Darts Masters Betting Tips and Accumulator Predictions

The Nordic Darts Masters takes place in Copenhagen for the first time, and we’ve picked out our best betting tips for each day.

The inaugural PDC World Series event in Denmark will see 16 players battling it out over two days at Forum Copenhagen.

Eight PDC representatives are joined in the line-up by eight qualifiers from the Nordic & Baltic region as they compete for a £60,000 prize fund.

The field is headlined by reigning World Champion Gerwyn Price and three-time World Champion Michael van Gerwen.

Reigning World Matchplay champion Peter Wright and current Masters and Premier League champion Jonny Clayton will also feature.

Scotland’s Gary Anderson, Belgium’s Dimitri Van den Bergh and England’s Nathan Aspinall will also be in action, alongside history-maker Fallon Sherrock – who became the first female player to win a match at the PDC World Championship two years ago.

The Nordic & Baltic competitors are headed by PDC Tour Card Holders Darius Labanauskas, Madars Razma, Daniel Larsson and Marko Kantele – who will represent Lithuania, Latvia, Sweden and Finland respectively.

The Danish trio of Andreas Toft Jørgensen, Niels Heinsøe and Ivan Springborg will fly the flag in their home country, while Sweden’s Johan Engström completes the field after winning the PDC Nordic & Baltic qualifier.

The 2021 Nordic Darts Masters runs from September 17-18 and we’ve picked out our top betting tips for each night’s action.

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Nordic Darts Masters 2021 Day One preview and order of play | World Series commences in Copenhagen

The opening World Series event of 2021 begins in Copenhagen on Friday as the big names take on a regional representative in Round One of the Nordic Darts Masters.

The inaugural PDC World Series event in Denmark will see 16 players battling it out over two days at Forum Copenhagen.

Eight PDC representatives are joined in the line-up by eight qualifiers from the Nordic & Baltic region as they compete for a £60,000 prize fund.

The eight PDC stars will each face a regional qualifier in the opening round, with the top four ranked players seeded in the draw.

Fresh from his World Cup triumph alongside John Henderson for Scotland last weekend, world number two Peter Wright begins his latest pursuit of glory with a tie against Finland’s Marko Kantele.

Wright, the reigning World Matchplay champion, has three World Series titles to his name – the most recent of which coming at the 2019 German Masters.

Kantele has appeared in four previous PDC World Championships and was a Tour Card holder from 2019-2020.

Michael van Gerwen, the record 15-time World Series event winner, launches his latest quest for a first title of the year with a clash against Lithuania’s Darius Labanauskas.

Van Gerwen’s last PDC title came at the Players Championship Finals last November, making it his longest title drought in a decade.

World number 39 Labanauskas is the highest ranked regional qualifier and was beaten by Van Gerwen in the Quarter-Finals of the 2019/20 World Championship.

Gary Anderson marks his first tournament appearance since the World Matchplay in July with a clash against Denmark’s Andreas Toft Jørgensen.

Anderson opted out of last week’s World Cup of Darts but will have been delighted to see his compatriots pick up the trophy, now he returns to business hoping to avert an upset against the top-ranked Danish player on the PDC’s Nordic & Baltic circuit.

Fallon Sherrock features in a televised tournament for the first time this year and will be out to silence the critics when she faces Danish qualifier Niels Heinsøe.

Fallon Sherrock in action (Photo by Lawrence Lustig/PDC)

Sherrock became the first woman to beat a man at the PDC World Championship two years ago and was due to feature in the World Series last year before the global pandemic caused the events to be postponed.

Reigning World Champion Gerwyn Price starts his bid for a second World Series title with a tie against Sweden’s Daniel Larsson.

Price won last year’s World Series Finals and scooped the season’s first European Tour title at the Hungarian Darts Trophy a fortnight ago.

Larsson is a current Tour Card holder but has endured a nightmare season so far, winning just one match in 11 Players Championship appearances.

Premier League champion Jonny Clayton opens up against Ivan Springborg Poulsen – one of three Danish representatives aiming to pull off an upset on home soil.

Former World Series event winner Nathan Aspinall faces a tricky opener against Latvia’s Madars Razma – a Players Championship runner-up last season.

World Matchplay finalist Dimitri Van den Bergh kicks off the night with a tie against Sweden’s Johan Engström – who featured in both the recent Hungarian Trophy and World Cup of Darts.

The action gets under way from 6pm BST, with First Round matches to be contested over the best of 11 legs.

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Nordic Darts Masters 2021 Day One Schedule

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Friday September 17

First Round

6.15pm Dimitri Van den Bergh v Johan Engström
6.45pm Jonny Clayton v Ivan Springborg Poulsen
7.15pm Nathan Aspinall v Madars Razma
7.45pm Gerwyn Price v Daniel Larsson
8.15pm Gary Anderson v Andreas Toft Jørgensen
8.45pm Fallon Sherrock v Niels Heinsøe
9.15pm Peter Wright v Marko Kantele
9.45pm Michael van Gerwen v Darius Labanauskas

Nordic Darts Masters 2021 live stream | How to watch live online

The World Series of Darts heads to Copenhagen for the 2021 Nordic Darts Masters, and a live stream is available for all matches.

The inaugural PDC World Series event in Denmark will see 16 players battling it out at Forum Copenhagen from September 17-18.

The Nordic Darts Masters will give eight top players from the region their chance to take on eight of the sport’s top stars.

The field is headlined by reigning World Champion Gerwyn Price and three-time World Champion Michael van Gerwen.

Reigning World Matchplay champion Peter Wright and current Masters and Premier League champion Jonny Clayton will also feature.

Scotland’s Gary Anderson, Belgium’s Dimitri Van den Bergh and England’s Nathan Aspinall will also be in action, alongside history-maker Fallon Sherrock – who became the first female player to win a match at the PDC World Championship two years ago.

The Nordic & Baltic competitors are headed by PDC Tour Card Holders Darius Labanauskas, Madars Razma, Daniel Larsson and Marko Kantele – who will represent Lithuania, Latvia, Sweden and Finland respectively.

The Danish trio of Andreas Toft Jørgensen, Niels Heinsøe and Ivan Springborg will fly the flag in their home country, while Sweden’s Johan Engström completes the field after winning the PDC Nordic & Baltic qualifier.

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Nordic Darts Masters 2021 Draw, Live Scores and Schedule of Play

The stars of the sport head to Copenhagen for the 2021 Nordic Darts Masters, and you can follow the latest results and match schedules here.

The inaugural PDC World Series event in Denmark will see 16 players battling it out from September 17-18.

The Nordic Darts Masters will give eight top players from the region their chance to take on eight of the sport’s top names.

The field is headlined by reigning World Champion Gerwyn Price and three-time World Champion Michael van Gerwen.

World Matchplay champion Peter Wright and current Masters and Premier League champion Jonny Clayton will also feature.

Scotland’s Gary Anderson, Belgium’s Dimitri Van den Bergh and England’s Nathan Aspinall will also be in action, alongside history-maker Fallon Sherrock – who became the first female player to win a match at the PDC World Championship two years ago.

The Nordic & Baltic competitors are headed by PDC Tour Card Holders Darius Labanauskas, Madars Razma, Daniel Larsson and Marko Kantele – who will represent Lithuania, Latvia, Sweden and Finland respectively.

The Danish trio of Andreas Toft Jørgensen, Niels Heinsøe and Ivan Springborg will fly the flag in their home country, while Sweden’s Johan Engström completes the field after winning the PDC Nordic & Baltic qualifier.

First Round matches are to be contested over the best of 11 legs, while Quarter-Finals, Semi-Finals and final are the best of 15.

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Nordic Darts Masters 2021 Schedule

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Friday September 17

First Round

6pm-10pm
Dimitri Van den Bergh 6-4 Johan Engström
Jonny Clayton 6-0 Ivan Springborg Poulsen
Nathan Aspinall 4-6 Madars Razma
Gerwyn Price 6-3 Daniel Larsson
Gary Anderson 6-3 Andreas Toft Jørgensen
Fallon Sherrock 6-1 Niels Heinsøe
Peter Wright 6-1 Marko Kantele
Michael van Gerwen 6-5 Darius Labanauskas

Saturday September 18

Afternoon Session (12pm-4pm)

Quarter-Finals
Gerwyn Price w/d Fallon Sherrock (bye)
Dimitri Van den Bergh 10-8 Gary Anderson
Peter Wright 3-10 Jonny Clayton
Michael van Gerwen 10-4 Madars Razma

Evening Session (7pm-10pm)

Semi-Finals
Fallon Sherrock 11-10 Dimitri Van den Bergh
Jonny Clayton 7-11 Michael van Gerwen

Final
Michael van Gerwen 11-7 Fallon Sherrock

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Nordic Darts Masters 2021 Draw | Price to face Larsson in World Series opener

The draw for the 2021 Nordic Darts Masters has been confirmed, with eight PDC stars and eight regional representatives going head-to-head.

The inaugural PDC World Series event in Copenhagen will see 16 players battling it out from September 17-18.

The Nordic Darts Masters will give eight top players from the region their chance to take on eight of the sport’s top stars, headlined by reigning World Champion Gerwyn Price and three-time World Champion Michael van Gerwen.

World Matchplay champion Peter Wright and 2021 Masters and Premier League champion Clayton will also travel to Copenhagen to star in the event.

Gary Anderson, Dimitri Van den Bergh and Nathan Aspinall will also be in action, alongside history-maker Fallon Sherrock – who became the first female player to win a match at the William Hill World Championship two years ago.

Rob Cross had initially been included in the line-up when the event was due to be held in 2020, but has since dropped to 12th in the PDC Order of Merit has been replaced in the competition by Clayton.

World number four James Wade is another notable omission, alongside Grand Slam champion and Premier League finalist Jose De Sousa.

World number one Price has been drawn to face Swedish number one Daniel Larsson in the opening round, while Van Gerwen takes on Lithuanian number one Darius Labanauskas.

Wright will kick off his campaign against Finland’s Marko Kantele, while Sherrock faces home hopeful Niels Heinsøe.

Premier League star Aspinall faces a tricky opener against Latvia’s Madars Razma, while Anderson meets Danish qualifier Andreas Toft Jørgensen.

World Cup winner Clayton takes on TV debutant Ivan Springborg, while Van den Bergh faces Sweden’s Johan Engström.

The tournament will commence on Friday September 17 with the eight First Round ties, while the afternoon session on Saturday September 18 will feature the Quarter-Finals, before the decisive evening session will play host to the Semi-Finals and final.

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Nordic Darts Masters 2021 Draw

First Round

Gerwyn Price (1) v Daniel Larsson
Fallon Sherrock v Niels Heinsøe
Dimitri Van den Bergh (4) v Johan Engström
Gary Anderson v Andreas Toft Jørgensen
Peter Wright (2) v Marko Kantele
Jonny Clayton v Ivan Springborg Poulsen
Michael van Gerwen (3) v Darius Labanauskas
Nathan Aspinall v Madars Razma

Second Round

Price/Larrson v Sherrock/Heinsøe
Van den Bergh/Engström v Anderson/Jørgensen
Wright/Kantele v Clayton/Poulsen
van Gerwen/Labanauskas v Aspinall/Razma

Nordic Darts Masters 2021 field | Sherrock and Clayton included

The field of players for the 2021 Nordic Darts Masters has been confirmed, with Jonny Clayton and Fallon Sherrock among the inclusions.

The inaugural PDC World Series event in Copenhagen will see 16 players battling it out from September 17-18.

The Nordic Darts Masters will give eight top players from the region their chance to take on eight of the sport’s top stars, headlined by reigning World Champion Gerwyn Price and three-time World Champion Michael van Gerwen.

World Matchplay champion Peter Wright and 2021 Masters and Premier League champion Clayton will also travel to Copenhagen to star in the event.

Scotland’s Gary Anderson, Belgium’s Dimitri Van den Bergh and England’s Nathan Aspinall will also be in action, alongside history-maker Fallon Sherrock – who became the first female player to win a match at the William Hill World Championship two years ago.

Rob Cross had initially been included in the line-up when the event was due to be held in 2020, but has since dropped to 12th in the PDC Order of Merit has been replaced in the competition by Clayton.

World number four James Wade is another notable omission, alongside Grand Slam champion and Premier League finalist Jose De Sousa.

The Nordic & Baltic competitors are headed by PDC Tour Card Holders Darius Labanauskas, Madars Razma, Daniel Larsson and Marko Kantele – who will represent Lithuania, Latvia, Sweden and Finland respectively.

The Danish trio of Andreas Toft Jørgensen, Niels Heinsøe and Ivan Springborg will fly the flag in their home country, while Sweden’s Johan Engström completes the field after winning the PDC Nordic & Baltic qualifier.

PDC Chief Executive Matt Porter said: “To have the World Series back in action at the Nordic Darts Masters is great for everyone and there’s a huge amount of excitement ahead of this event.

“The field for the Nordic Darts Masters is a great showcase of the sport at the moment, with our biggest stars and emerging talents joined by the best players from the Nordic and Baltic region.

“It is a region which, particularly through the PDC Nordic & Baltic Pro Tour, has enjoyed great growth in recent years and both we and our partners NENT Group – as well as a packed crowd at Forum Copenhagen – can’t wait to see how they fare on the big stage against players like Gerwyn Price and Peter Wright.”

The Nordic Darts Masters will commence on Friday September 17 with the eight First Round ties, which sees each PDC representative drawn against a Nordic & Baltic representative.

The afternoon session on Saturday September 18 will feature the Quarter-Finals, before the decisive evening session will play host to the Semi-Finals and final.

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Nordic Darts Masters 2021 Field

PDC Representatives

Gerwyn Price
Peter Wright
Michael van Gerwen
Gary Anderson
Nathan Aspinall
Jonny Clayton
Dimitri Van den Bergh
Fallon Sherrock

Nordic & Baltic Representatives

Darius Labanauskas
Madars Razma
Daniel Larsson
Marko Kantele
Andreas Toft Jørgensen
Niels Heinsøe
Ivan Springborg
Johan Engström

Labanauskas and Razma among confirmed World Series debutants at the Nordic Masters

Darius Labanauskas and Madars Razma will be among the eight Nordic & Baltic representatives in the 2020 Nordic Masters.

The World Series of Darts will visit Scandinavia for the first time from June 12-13 as Copenhagen hosts the inaugural Nordic Darts Masters.

The 16-player tournament sees eight top PDC stars, set to include World Champion Peter Wright, world number one Michael van Gerwen and history-maker Fallon Sherrock, compete against eight players from the region in the opening round.

The eight Nordic & Baltic Representatives will include the four PDC Tour Card Holders, led by Lithuania’s Labanauskas – a quarter-finalist at Alexandra Palace last month – and Sweden’s Daniel Larsson – who came through Qualifying School last week.

Latvian ace Razma will also compete at Forum Copenhagen alongside Finland’s Marko Kantele, with the remaining four places awarded to the three highest ranked players from Denmark on the PDC Nordic & Baltic rankings at June 7 and one further qualifier from an event to be held on June 7.

The eight PDC Representatives in the tournament will be confirmed in due course.

Nordic Darts Masters 2020 – Nordic & Baltic Representatives

Marko Kantele (Finland)
Darius Labanauskas (Lithuania)
Daniel Larsson (Sweden)
Madars Razma (Latvia)
3x Danish Representatives
1x Qualifier

Nordic Darts Masters 2020 – PDC Representatives

Michael van Gerwen
Peter Wright
Fallon Sherrock
Plus five more players TBC