The top 16 players in the world rankings and the top 16 players in the Pro Tour rankings will compete for the prestigious title at the Winter Gardens. Last year's World Matchplay was won by Nathan Aspinall. The Women's World Matchplay will again take place on the final day of the event. Here Beau Greaves will try to defend her title.
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Fans who want to attend the upcoming edition should strike fast. Ticket sales will start at the end of February and they usually sell out very quickly.
On Monday, Feb. 26, at 12 p.m., ticket sales will begin for fans subscribed to PDCTV. A day later, people who signed up for the presale can get tickets. Free sales begin on Wednesday, Feb. 8, at 12 p.m.