Cross punishes missed doubles to see off in-form Clayton and end Premier League unbeaten run
Cross took advantage of a below-par Clayton who missed 13 darts at double to surge to a 7-3 victory with a 97 average.
Cross surged into a 3-1 lead early doors consolidating a break after Clayton had missed the opportunity to level.
Clayton returned to the fore and missed bull for a 121 checkout but returned to take out 25 after Cross himself missed chances to extend his lead and it was suddenly 3-3.
But Clayton continued to miss doubles and Cross returned to break back and lead 4-3 before returning to a two leg cushion at 5-3 up.
He suddenly guaranteed himself a point taking out 89 on double five to open up a three leg gap and surged to the win from there in a 7-3 scoreline for 'Voltage'.