James Wade is the latest double winner on the Players Championship series and the second of the year after Gerwyn Price did so earlier on.

Wade claimed victory at events 11 and 12; he has surprisingly done this for the first time in his career and is close to his record title haul in a year.

He joins an elite list of players to have done it including Adrian Lewis, Michael van Gerwen and Phil Taylor.

Taylor did this double a total of thirteen times; while Van Gerwen has done it six times including a treble in midweek action.

Gary Anderson, Robert Thornton and Adrian Lewis have each doubled twice while the rest including Peter Wright, Dave Chisnall and Jamie Caven have only done it once.

ProTour weekend double winners

2005

Adrian Lewis – Players Championship (Scotland), UK Open Scottish Regional Final
Phil Taylor – Players Championship (Holland) x2

2006

Phil Taylor – Players Championship (Wales), UK Open Welsh Regional Final

2007

Phil Taylor – Players Championship (Holland) x2

2008

Phil Taylor – Players Championship 5, 6
Phil Taylor – Players Championship 7, UK Open Midlands Regional Final
Phil Taylor – Players Championship 18, 19

2009

Phil Taylor – Players Championship 2, 3
Phil Taylor – Players Championship 4, 5
Robert Thornton – Players Championship 6, UK Open Scottish Regional Final
Phil Taylor – Players Championship 8, UK Open Southern Regional Final
Phil Taylor – Players Championship 10, 11

2010

Mervyn King – Players Championship 3, UK Open Q1
Phil Taylor – Players Championship 7, UK Open Q3
Wes Newton – Players Championship 32, 33

2011

Gary Anderson – Players Championship 13, 14
Phil Taylor – Players Championship 29, 30

2012

Phil Taylor – UK Open Q3, Q4
Raymond van Barneveld – UK Open Q5, Q6
Dave Chisnall – Players Championship 1, 2

2013

Michael van Gerwen – UK Open Q1, Q2
Jamie Caven – Players Championship 3, 4

2014

Robert Thornton – Players Championship 7, 8

2015

Michael van Gerwen – UK Open Q2, Q3
Adrian Lewis – Players Championship 3, 5 (Lewis won two events on the same three-day weekend)

2016

Michael van Gerwen – UK Open Q5, Q6
Michael van Gerwen – Players Championship 14, 15, 16 (midweek treble-header)

2017

Peter Wright – UK Open Q1 and Q3 (Wright won two events on the same three-day weekend)

2018

Michael van Gerwen – UK Open Q1, Q2
Michael van Gerwen – Players Championship 1, 2
Gary Anderson – Players Championship 3, 4
Krzysztof Ratajski – Players Championship 21, 22

2019

Gerwyn Price – Players Championship 5,6
James Wade – Players Championship 11,12

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Author: Samuel Gill