Results Day One - PDC Autumn Series: Wright sees off Razma in rout to win title (Live Blog)

The 14th Players Championship event of the season will be played during the first day of the PDC Autumn Series. All results can be followed in our live blog.

The PDC Autumn Series consists of five Players Championship tournaments from September 12-16. All results during this five-day event count towards the PDC Autumn Series Order of Merit.

Update 16:40 - BST Time - Wright eases past Razma to win PDC Autumn Series Day One title

Peter Wright has eased past Madars Razma to win on the first day of the PDC Autumn Series - he was successful last time out in the PDC Summer Series - can he continue in that vein going forward this week.

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Update 16:40 - BST Time - Wright produces brilliant comeback to dispel Van Gerwen, will face Razma in final

Peter Wright is set to face Madars Razma in the final on Day One of the PDC Autumn Series after producing an excellent comeback against Michael van Gerwen in the semi-final.

Wright was 5-2 down and came back to defeat Van Gerwen and end his charge in a 7-6 victory. The World Champion averaged 109 to the World Number One's 102 in a thriller.

Razma will take part in his second PDC ranking final winning another agonising semi-final against Devon Petersen who himself missed the bull for the match in the decider.

Quarter-Finals

Devon Petersen 6 | 5 Jesus Noguera

Jelle Klaasen 1 | 6 Madars Razma

Peter Wright 6 | 0 Glen Durrant

Krzysztof Ratajski 2 | 6 Michael van Gerwen

Semi-Finals

Devon Petersen 6 | 7 Madars Razma

Peter Wright 7 | 6 Michael van Gerwen

Update 16:00 - BST Time - Van Gerwen v Wright and Razma v Petersen set for semi-finals

The semi-final line-up has been confirmed on Day One of the PDC Autumn Series with Michael van Gerwen set to face Peter Wright in the big tie.

Wright swept aside Glen Durrant in a 6-0 whitewash win averaging 99 in a match which could be the final at The O2 later next month.

While Van Gerwen eased past Krzysztof Ratajski 6-2 to set up a clash with his great rival. In the other side of the draw, it sees 32nd seed Devon Petersen continue his brilliance when he takes on Madars Razma - who always seems to go well this time of year.

Quarter-Finals

Devon Petersen 6 | 5 Jesus Noguera

Jelle Klaasen 1 | 6 Madars Razma

Peter Wright 6 | 0 Glen Durrant

Krzysztof Ratajski 2 | 6 Michael van Gerwen

Semi-Finals

Devon Petersen - | - Madars Razma

Peter Wright - | - Michael van Gerwen

Update 15:10 - BST Time - Wright v Durrant and Van Gerwen v Ratajski among Quarter-Final line-up

The Quarter-Final line-up has been confirmed on Day One of the PDC Autumn Series and among the ties include Peter Wright against Glen Durrant in a Premier League clash which could end up being the final at the O2.

Also Michael van Gerwen who is going back to his old faithful darts today will take on Krzysztof Ratajski. While in the top half is very much wide open with Devon Petersen against Jesus Noguera being one of the Quarter-Finals.

While Jelle Klaasen against Madars Razma bookends the other top half game. Who will come out on top?

Last 16

Devon Petersen 6 | 3 Simon Whitlock

Jesus Noguera 6 | 4 Scott Waites

Jelle Klaasen 6 | 4 Vincent van der Voort

Madars Razma 6 | 2 Karel Sedlacek

Peter Wright 6 | 1 Boris Krcmar

Glen Durrant 6 | 2 Mervyn King

Krzysztof Ratajski 6 | 4 Jose De Sousa

Michael van Gerwen 6 | 5 William Borland

Quarter-Finals

Devon Petersen - | - Jesus Noguera

Jelle Klaasen - | - Madars Razma

Peter Wright - | - Glen Durrant

Krzysztof Ratajski - | - Michael van Gerwen

Update 14:25 - BST Time - Petersen produces revenge win against Price with 107 average

The Last 32 is complete on Day One of the PDC Autumn Series with Devon Petersen getting revenge after his defeat at the Summer Series where he averaged 113.

'The African Warrior' has been in terrific form and he hit a 107 average to dispel 'The Iceman' 6-2 who himself averaged 102.

There were also victories for Peter Wright (d. Dimitri van den Bergh 6-2), Michael van Gerwen (d. Stephen Bunting 6-3) and Glen Durrant (d. Jeffrey de Zwaan 6-0).

While Dave Chisnall is out after a brilliant win for Boris Krcmar who produced some remarkable exhibition finishing to win. He went double 17 to leave 36, he hit the single 18 to go double nine in a 6-1 win.

Last 32

Devon Petersen 6 | 2 Gerwyn Price

Simon Whitlock 6 | 4 Josh Payne

Jesus Noguera 6 | 3 Mensur Suljovic

Daryl Gurney 3 | 6 Scott Waites

Jelle Klaasen 6 | 4 Nathan Aspinall

Vincent van der Voort 6 | 4 Danny Noppert

Madars Razma 6 | 4 Ian White

Karel Sedlacek 6 | 1 Luke Woodhouse

Peter Wright 6 | 2 Dimitri Van den Bergh

Boris Krcmar 6 | 1 Dave Chisnall

Mervyn King 6 | 5 Adrian Gray

Glen Durrant 6 | 0 Jeffrey De Zwaan

Krzysztof Ratajski 6 | 4 Martijn Kleermaker

Jose De Sousa 6 | 3 Jan Dekker

Michael van Gerwen 6 | 3 Stephen Bunting

William Borland 6 | 5 Lisa Ashton

Update 14:00 - BST Time - Price survives scare against Mitchell, Cross dumped out by Sedlacek

The second round is complete in Niedernhausen with Gerwyn Price through but he had to survive a scare to do so against former Lakeside World Champion, Scott 'Scotty Dog' Mitchell.

He came from 4-1 and 5-3 down to edge past Mitchell with a 12-dart 102 checkout in the decider proving pivotal for 'The Iceman'.

Rob Cross will not be joining him though as 'Voltage's woes continue. After seeing off Marko Kantele in the first round, he lost out to Karel Sedlacek in a 6-3 defeat averaging just 85.

Jose de Sousa has continued his charge. He has hit a 102 average in seeing off Reece Robinson in a 6-3 win.

Lisa Ashton also could find herself facing Michael van Gerwen in the Last 16 for a place in the Quarter-Finals, this comes after a 6-3 win over Ron Meulenkamp.

Last 64

Gerwyn Price 6 | 5 Scott Mitchell

Devon Petersen 6 | 3 Andrew Gilding

Simon Whitlock 6 | 1 Richard North

Josh Payne 6 | 1 Martin Schindler

Mensur Suljovic 6 | 4 Harry Ward

Jesus Noguera 6 | 1 Ross Smith

Daryl Gurney 6 | 3 Wayne Jones

Scott Waites 6 | 2 Joe Cullen

Nathan Aspinall 6 | 4 Andy Boulton

Jelle Klaasen 6 | 5 Steve West

Danny Noppert 6 | 3 Robert Thornton

Vincent van der Voort 6 | 2 Maikel Verberk

Ian White 6 | 3 Kirk Shepherd

Madars Razma 6 | 2 Dirk van Duijvenbode

Karel Sedlacek 6 | 3 Rob Cross

Luke Woodhouse 6 | 4 Matthew Edgar

Peter Wright 6 | 2 Graham Usher

Dimitri Van den Bergh 6 | 4 Keegan Brown

Dave Chisnall 6 | 3 William O'Connor

Boris Krcmar 6 | 5 Gabriel Clemens

Adrian Gray 6 | 4 James Wade

Mervyn King 6 | 4 Ryan Murray

Glen Durrant 6 | 1 Yordi Meeuwisse

Jeffrey De Zwaan 6 | 3 Benito van de Pas

Krzysztof Ratajski 6 | 3 Derk Telnekes

Martijn Kleermaker 6 | 5 Kim Huybrechts

Jose De Sousa 6 | 3 Reece Robinson

Jan Dekker 6 | 5 Jitse Van der Wal

Michael van Gerwen 6 | 2 Luke Humphries

Stephen Bunting 6 | 4 Ted Evetts

Lisa Ashton 6 | 3 Ron Meulenkamp

William Borland 6 | 2 Ryan Searle

Update 13:15 - BST Time - Van Gerwen returns to old darts and continues early charge in Germany

Michael van Gerwen has seemingly changed back to his old darts to begin the PDC Summer Series after his woes in the Premier League and it seems to be working so far.

Victories over Krzysztof Kciuk averaging 101 6-4 and then seeing off current World Youth Champion, Luke Humphries 6-2 has given fans of Mighty Mike hope that he can return towards his best this week.

Update 13:00 BST Time - Victories for Van den Bergh, Chisnall and Petersen as first round completed

The first round is completed at Players Championship 14 - PDC Autumn Series Day One and joining the main seeds through include the World Matchplay champion Dimitri van den Bergh.

Van den Bergh began his day with a 6-1 win over Barrie Bates averaging 97. Dave Chisnall is another player who has also joined the second round line-up but only just after a 6-5 win over Jamie Lewis.

The race to the World Grand Prix will also be a major talking point and in a tough assignment, Devon Petersen who wowed so many last time out is through after a 99 average in edging past Kai Fan Leung 6-4.

Martijn Kleermaker (d. Daniel Larsson 6-3) and Dirk van Duijvenbode (d. Mike de Decker 6-3) are also after debuts in Coventry and have also opened up well.

Last 128

Gerwyn Price 6 | 2 Mickey Mansell

Scott Mitchell 6 | 5 Brian Raman

Devon Petersen 6 | 4 Kai Fan Leung

Andrew Gilding 6 | 5 Jason Lowe

Richard North 6 | 5 Brendan Dolan

Simon Whitlock 6 | 3 Niels Zonneveld

Josh Payne 6 | 3 Ryan Joyce

Martin Schindler 6 | 2 Bradley Brooks

Mensur Suljovic 6 | 1 Joe Murnan

Harry Ward 6 | 5 Steffen Siepmann

Jesus Noguera 6 | 5 Steve Beaton

Ross Smith 6 | 4 Maik Kuivenhoven

Daryl Gurney 6 | 2 Gavin Carlin

Wayne Jones 6 | 5 Alan Tabern

Joe Cullen 6 | 5 Carl Wilkinson

Scott Waites 6 | 1 Nick Kenny

Nathan Aspinall 6 | 1 Mark McGeeney

Andy Boulton 6 | 5 Ryan Meikle

Steve West 6 | 5 Andy Hamilton

Jelle Klaasen 6 | 5 Justin Pipe

Danny Noppert 6 | 2 Peter Jacques

Robert Thornton 6 | 2 Justin Hood

Vincent van der Voort 6 | 3 Jonny Clayton

Maikel Verberk 6 | 3 Scott Baker

Ian White 6 | 3 Christian Bunse

Kirk Shepherd 6 | 5 David Pallett

Dirk van Duijvenbode 6 | 3 Mike De Decker

Madars Razma 6 | 3 Steve Lennon

Rob Cross 6 | 5 Marko Kantele

Karel Sedlacek 6 | 2 Steve Brown

Luke Woodhouse 6 | 5 Jermaine Wattimena

Matthew Edgar 6 | 3 Nathan Derry

Peter Wright 6 | 2 Callan Rydz

Graham Usher 6 | 4 Rowby-John Rodriguez

Keegan Brown 6 | 4 Max Hopp

Dimitri Van den Bergh 6 | 1 Barrie Bates

Dave Chisnall 6 | 5 Jamie Lewis

William O'Connor 6 | 0 Ryan Hogarth

Gabriel Clemens 6 | 4 Darren Webster

Boris Krcmar 6 | 1 Geert Nentjes

James Wade 6 | 5 Scott Taylor

Adrian Gray 6 | 3 Robert Collins

Mervyn King 6 | 5 Adrian Lewis

Ryan Murray 6 | 3 Harald Leitinger

Glen Durrant 6 | 1 Aaron Beeney

Yordi Meeuwisse 6 | 0 Gary Blades

Jeffrey De Zwaan 6 | 4 Vincent Van der Meer

Benito van de Pas 6 | 2 Conan Whitehead

Krzysztof Ratajski 6 | 3 John Henderson

Derk Telnekes 6 | 2 James Wilson

Kim Huybrechts 6 | 5 Chris Dobey

Martijn Kleermaker 6 | 3 Daniel Larsson

Jose De Sousa 6 | 2 Damon Heta

Reece Robinson 6 | 4 Darius Labanauskas

Jitse Van der Wal 6 | 5 Jamie Hughes

Jan Dekker 6 | 2 Adam Hunt

Michael van Gerwen 6 | 4 Krzysztof Kciuk

Luke Humphries 6 | 1 Ricky Evans

Stephen Bunting 6 | 3 Jeff Smith

Ted Evetts 6 | 5 Toni Alcinas

Lisa Ashton 6 | 4 Michael Smith

Ron Meulenkamp 6 | 4 John Michael

Ryan Searle 6 | 2 Arjan Konterman

William Borland 6 | 1 Matt Clark

Update 12:30 BST Time - Wilkinson hits nine-dart finish during Cullen defeat

As the first round comes to a close on the opening day in the PDC Autumn Series, a nine-dart finish has been hit by Carl Wilkinson during a defeat to Joe Cullen. He went the usual 180, 180, 141 route but it didn't stop him heading out.

Update 11:40 BST Time - Van Gerwen, Price and Wright all through first hurdle in Germany

The first round so far barring Michael Smith losing out to Lisa Ashton has seen the seeded players come through almost unscathed.

Michael van Gerwen has edged past Krzysztof Kciuk in a 6-4 win averaging 101.4. While for Gerwyn Price, it was a 100 average in seeing off Mickey Mansell 6-2.

Peter Wright saw off a potential tough first round opponent in Callan Rydz 6-2. Jose de Sousa was as usual impressive seeing off Damon Heta averaging 104.8; Heta himself averaged 102.3 on his return to the tour but lost 6-2.

There were also early wins for the likes of Ian White (d. Christian Bunse 6-3), Nathan Aspinall (d. Mark McGeeney 6-1) and Premier League opening phase winner Glen Durrant (d. Aaron Beeney 6-1).

Gerwyn Price 6 | 2 Mickey Mansell
Richard North 6 | 5 Brendan Dolan
Mensur Suljovic 6 | 1 Joe Murnan
Daryl Gurney 6 | 2 Gavin Carlin
Nathan Aspinall 6 | 1 Mark McGeeney
Danny Noppert 6 | 2 Peter Jacques
Ian White 6 | 3 Christian Bunse
Rob Cross 6 | 5 Marko Kantele
Peter Wright 6 | 2 Callan Rydz
Dave Chisnall 6 | 5 Jamie Lewis
James Wade 6 | 5 Scott Taylor
Glen Durrant 6 | 1 Aaron Beeney
Krzysztof Ratajski 6 | 3 John Henderson
Jose De Sousa 6 | 2 Damon Heta
Michael van Gerwen 6 | 4 Krzysztof Kciuk
Lisa Ashton 6 | 4 Michael Smith

Update 11:25 BST Time - Ashton claims massive scalp with victory over Smith

Lisa Ashton is one of the first players through to the second round on Day One of the PDC Autumn Series after knocking out 'Bully Boy' Michael Smith in a brilliant display.

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Update 11:00 BST Time - Draw released

The tournament will get underway shortly as the board seeds will enter the oche. Michael van Gerwen, Gerwyn Price and Peter Wright are among the players who will come into action in the first batch of matches.

Gerwyn Price - | - Mickey Mansell

Brendan Dolan - | - Richard North

Mensur Suljovic - | - Joe Murnan

Daryl Gurney - | - Gavin Carlin

Nathan Aspinall - | - Mark McGeeney

Danny Noppert - | - Peter Jacques

Ian White - | - Christian Bunse

Rob Cross - | - Marko Kantele

Peter Wright - | - Callan Rydz

Dave Chisnall - | - Jamie Lewis

James Wade - | - Scott Taylor

Glen Durrant - | - Aaron Beeney

Krzysztof Ratajski - | - John Henderson

Jose De Sousa - | - Damon Heta

Michael van Gerwen - | - Krzysztof Kciuk

Michael Smith - | - Lisa Ashton

Update 9:30 BST Time - Draw released

The draw has been released for Day One of the PDC Autumn Series in Niedernhausen. Among the top ties are Jose de Sousa versus Damon Heta, Kim Huybrechts versus Chris Dobey, while Adrian Lewis faces Mervyn King.

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