The draw for the 20th Players Championship has been made, with Kim Huybrechts facing Raymond van Barneveld. ‘Barney’, who lost out against Rob Cross on Saturday, will once again have to perform at his very best right from the start.
World-number-one Michael van Gerwen meets Mick Todd, while first seeded Peter Wright takes on Ricky Evans. Saturday’s champion, Rob Cross, plays Craig Gilchrist.
Players Championship 20
First Round
Peter Wright – | – Ricky Evans
Paul Nicholson – | – Ryan Searle
Mark Webster – | – Jan Dekker
Jamie Lewis – | – Martin Schindler
Gerwyn Price – | – Ryan Palmer
Tony Newell – | – Jamie Bain
Kyle Anderson – | – Max Hopp
Antonio Alcinas – | – John Michael
Dave Chisnall – | – Harry Robinson
Dennis Smith – | – Scott Taylor
Ronny Huybrechts – | – Ryan Meikle
Richie Burnett – | – Dean Forde
Joe Cullen – | – Terry Temple
Madars Razma – | – Chris Dobey
James Wade – | – Warrick Scheffer
Mick McGowan – | – Keegan Brown
Daryl Gurney – | – Kirk Shepherd
Jamie Caven – | – John Part
Richard North – | – David Pallett
Yordi Meeuwisse – | – Stephen Burton
Ian White – | – Paul Rowley
Andrew Gilding – | – Kevin Painter
Stephen Bunting – | – John Bowles
Wes Newton – | – James Richardson
Simon Whitlock – | – Ritchie Edhouse
Joe Murnan – | – Jonathan Worsley
Vincent van der Voort – | – Jeffrey de Graaf
Brian Woods – | – Brendan Dolan
Benito van de Pas – | – Andy Boulton
Luke Woodhouse – | – Simon Preston
Darren Webster – | – Robert Owen
Steve Lennon – | – Chris Quantock
Michael van Gerwen – | – Mick Todd
John Norman Jnr – | – Steve Hine
Steve West – | – Callum Loose
Peter Jacques – | – Rowby-John Rodriguez
Kim Huybrechts – | – Raymond van Barneveld
Dirk van Duijvenbode – | – Jermaine Wattimena
Steve Beaton – | – Andy Jenkins
Mark Walsh – | – Ron Meulenkamp
Mensur Suljovic – | – Ted Evetts
Richie Corner – | – Wayne Jones
Justin Pipe – | – Callan Rydz
Haruki Muramatsu – | – Devon Petersen
Alan Norris – | – Aden Kirk
Robbie Green – | – Jonny Clayton
Adrian Lewis – | – Diogo Portela
Mike De Decker – | – Zoran Lerchbacher
Rob Cross – | – Craig Gilchrist
Mickey Mansell – | – Lee Bryant
Christian Kist – | – Nathan Aspinall
Jimmy Hendriks – | – Peter Hudson
Jelle Klaasen – | – Vincent Kamphuis
Maik Langendorf – | – Darren Johnson
John Henderson – | – Sven Groen
William O’Connor – | – Radoslaw Szaganski
Michael Smith – | – Matthew Dennant
Dimitri Van den Bergh – | – Josh Payne
Robert Thornton – | – Matt Clark
Matthew Edgar – | – Andy Hamilton
Mervyn King – | – Jeffrey de Zwaan
Berry van Peer – | – James Wilson
Cristo Reyes – | – Simon Stevenson
Ross Twell – | – Paul Harvey

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Author: Bart Timmer