2019 Melbourne Darts Masters

The 2019 Melbourne Darts Masters was the third staging of the tournament by the Professional Darts Corporation, and was the fourth entry in the 2019 World Series of Darts. The tournament featured 16 players (eight PDC players facing eight regional qualifiers) and was held at the Melbourne Arena in Melbourne, Australia from 16–17 August 2019.

2019 Melbourne Darts Masters
Tournament information
Dates16–17 August 2019
VenueMelbourne Arena
LocationMelbourne
Country Australia
Organisation(s)PDC
FormatLegs
Prize fund£60,000
Winner's share£20,000
High checkout161 England Rob Cross
(Quarter-finals)
Champion(s)
Netherlands Michael van Gerwen
«2018

Peter Wright was the defending champion after defeating Michael Smith 11–8 in the 2018 final, but lost 8–0 to Michael van Gerwen in the semi-finals.

Van Gerwen would go on to win his first Melbourne title by defeating Daryl Gurney 8–3 in the final.

Prize moneyEdit

The total prize fund was £60,000.

Position (no. of players) Prize money
(Total: £60,000)
Winner (1) £20,000
Runner-up (1) £10,000
Semi-finalists (2) £5,000
Quarter-finalists (4) £2,500
First round (8) £1,250

QualifiersEdit

The eight invited PDC representatives, (seeded according to the World Series Order of Merit) are:[1][2]

  1.   Peter Wright (Semi-finals)
  2.   Rob Cross (Semi-finals)
  3.   Daryl Gurney (Runner-up)
  4.   Michael van Gerwen (Champion)
  5.   Gary Anderson (Quarter-finals)
  6.   James Wade (First round)
  7.   Simon Whitlock (Quarter-finals)
  8.   Raymond van Barneveld (Quarter-finals)

The regional qualifiers are:

Qualification Player
PDC Tour Card Holders   Kyle Anderson (First round)
  Corey Cadby (First round)
DPA Order of Merit #1   Damon Heta (Quarter-finals)
DPA Order of Merit #2   James Bailey (First round)
DPA Qualifiers   Robbie King (First round)
  Tim Pusey (First round)
  Mick Lacey (First round)
DPNZ Qualifier   Haupai Puha (First round)

DrawEdit

First round
best of 11 legs
16 August[3]
Quarter-finals
best of 15 legs
17 August
Semi-finals
best of 15 legs
17 August
Final
best of 15 legs
17 August[4]
            
1   Peter Wright 82.24 6
  Corey Cadby 83.80 4
1   Peter Wright 94.91 8
  Raymond van Barneveld 94.40 6
    Raymond van Barneveld 106.13 6
  Haupai Puha 93.13 1
1   Peter Wright 82.61 0
4   Michael van Gerwen 96.97 8
4   Michael van Gerwen 93.24 6
  Tim Pusey 83.49 2
4   Michael van Gerwen 100.63 8
  Gary Anderson 95.08 6
    Gary Anderson 96.97 6
  James Bailey 79.34 0
4   Michael van Gerwen 99.00 8
3   Daryl Gurney 100.60 3
2   Rob Cross 86.28 6
  Robbie King 77.13 2
2   Rob Cross 102.86 8
  Damon Heta 87.20 3
    James Wade 93.25 1
  Damon Heta 99.60 6
2   Rob Cross 96.25 5
3   Daryl Gurney 98.15 8
3   Daryl Gurney 97.57 6
  Kyle Anderson 93.35 3
3   Daryl Gurney 94.74 8
  Simon Whitlock 92.44 4
    Simon Whitlock 97.62 6
  Mick Lacey 78.93 3

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2019 World Series Competitors Confirmed". PDC. Retrieved 11 April 2019.
  2. ^ "Oceanic World Series Spots For Barney & Wade". PDC. Retrieved 12 June 2019.
  3. ^ "2019 Melbourne Darts Masters - Day One". PDC. Retrieved 17 August 2019.
  4. ^ "Mighty Mike Masters Melbourne". PDC. Retrieved 17 August 2019.