Rob Cross

Rob Cross

Voltage
ENGLAND
  • World ranking 3
  • Televised titles 2
  • Non-Televised PDC Titles 5
  • Televised nine dart finishes 0

ROB'S incredible impact on the PDC circuit saw him complete his first full year as a professional with his stunning triumph in the William Hill World Darts Championship.

Originally an amateur qualifier at the 2016 UK Open, the Sussex-based electrician defeated Ken MacNeil, Wes Newton and Jeffrey de Graaf to reach the last 32, where it took a nine-darter and two 170 finishes from Michael van Gerwen to end his hopes.

Following that experience, Cross joined the PDC Unicorn Challenge Tour and won three tournaments, reached two other finals and landed a nine-darter as his success on the second-tier tour earned him a PDC Tour Card for 2017/2018.

Cross' transition to the professional circuit began with qualification for another UK Open before he won his first full ranking title at a Players Championship in March 2017.

Runs to three successive European Tour quarter-finals were followed by a second Players Championship victory in May before Cross made his World Matchplay debut in July.

Two further Players Championship wins followed before Cross' quality was shown with a run to the European Championship final, where he was again denied by Van Gerwen.

The pair would clash again on the big stage during Cross' debut run at the World Championship, but it was this time the Englishman who emerged victorious in a sudden-death leg in their classic semi-final.

Cross then defeated Phil Taylor 7-2 in sets to secure darts' biggest prize as he crowned his incredible year by being named as World Champion.

The Hastings thrower claimed his first PDC title since being crowned World Champion at Players Championship 13 in Wigan in June 2018, beating Ian White in the final.

Cross then picked up his first televised title since winning the World Championship at the Brisbane Darts Masters, defeating Van Gerwen 11-6 in the final.

2018 World Darts Championship

2018 Brisbane Darts Masters

Players Championship 2017 (x4)
Players Championship 2018 (x1)
PDC Challenge Tour 2016 (x3)
  Most Recent Best Performance
2018 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP Winner Winner - 2018
2018 UK OPEN Quarter Final Quarter Final - 2018
2017 WORLD MATCHPLAY Last 16 Last 16 - 2017
2017 WORLD GRAND PRIX Last 32 Last 32 - 2017
2017 EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP Runner Up Runner Up - 2017
2017 GRAND SLAM OF DARTS Quarter Final Quarter Final - 2017
2017 PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP FINALS Semi Final Semi Final - 2017
  Most Recent Best Performance
2018 THE MASTERS Quarter Final Quarter Final - 2018
2017 PREMIER LEAGUE - -
2017 DUBAI MASTERS - -
2017 WORLD CUP OF DARTS - -
2017 SHANGHAI MASTERS - -
2017 U.S. MASTERS - -
2017 AUCKLAND MASTERS - -
2017 MELBOURNE MASTERS - -
2017 PERTH MASTERS - -
2017 CHAMPIONS LEAGUE OF DARTS - -
2017 GERMAN MASTERS - -
2017 WORLD SERIES OF DARTS FINALS Quarter Final Quarter Final - 2017
TOURNAMENT WIN World Championship (December 2017) beat Phil Taylor 7-2
FINAL UK Open Qualifier 5 (February 2018) lost to Corey Cadby 6-4
SEMI FINAL Premier League (May 2018) lost to Michael van Gerwen 10-6
QUARTER FINAL Austrian Darts Open (April 2018) lost to Gerwyn Price 6-3
WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP -  
THE MASTERS -  
UK OPEN QUALIFIER 1 Last 64 lost to Peter Hudson 6-5
UK OPEN QUALIFIER 2 Last 64 lost to Chris Dobey 6-4
UK OPEN QUALIFIER 3 Last 16 lost to Alan Norris 6-4
UK OPEN QUALIFIER 4 Last 16 lost to Gary Anderson 6-1
UK OPEN QUALIFIER 5 Semi Final lost to Simon Whitlock 6-4
UK OPEN QUALIFIER 6 Last 64 lost to James Wade 6-3
PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP 1 Last 128 lost to Alan Norris 6-4
PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP 2 Last 32 lost to Robert Owen 6-4
UK OPEN Last 16 lost to Peter Wright 10-6
PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP 3 Winner beat Mervyn King 6-5
PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP 4 Last 32 lost to Ian White 6-4
GERMAN DARTS CHAMPIONSHIP -  
PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP 5 Last 16 lost to Ian White 6-3
PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP 6 Last 32 lost to Gerwyn Price 6-3
PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP 7 Last 128 lost to Ronny Huybrechts 6-4
PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP 8 Last 32 lost to Robert Thornton 6-4
GERMAN DARTS MASTERS (ET) -  
GERMAN DARTS OPEN Quarter Final lost to Benito van de Pas 6-2
PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP 9 Last 32 lost to Jonny Clayton 6-5
PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP 10 Last 32 lost to Michael van Gerwen 6-5
EUROPEAN DARTS GRAND PRIX Quarter Final lost to Dave Chisnall 6-3
GIBRALTAR DARTS TROPHY Quarter Final lost to Michael Smith 6-5
PREMIER LEAGUE -  
PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP 11 Semi Final lost to Peter Wright 6-3
PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP 12 Winner beat Ian White 6-5
DUBAI DARTS MASTERS -  
WORLD CUP OF DARTS -  
EUROPEAN DARTS MATCHPLAY -  
PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP 13 Semi Final lost to Steve Beaton 6-3
PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP 14 Semi Final lost to Gary Anderson 6-4
AUSTRIAN DARTS OPEN Last 32 lost to Jelle Klaasen 6-0
EUROPEAN DARTS OPEN Quarter Final lost to Mervyn King 6-2
SHANGHAI DARTS MASTERS -  
PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP 15 Last 32 lost to Jonny Clayton 6-4
PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP 16 Last 16 lost to Ian White 6-4
U.S. DARTS MASTERS -  
WORLD MATCHPLAY Last 16 lost to Adrian Lewis 11-8
PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP 17 Last 64 lost to Ryan Meikle 6-5
PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP 18 Last 64 lost to Chris Quantock 6-2
AUCKLAND DARTS MASTERS -  
MELBOURNE DARTS MASTERS -  
PERTH DARTS MASTERS -  
DUTCH DARTS MASTERS Last 16 lost to Peter Wright 6-3
GERMAN DARTS GRAND PRIX Runner Up lost to Michael van Gerwen 6-3
CHAMPIONS LEAGUE OF DARTS -  
INTERNATIONAL DARTS OPEN Last 32 lost to Josh Payne 6-4
PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP 19 Winner beat Peter Wright 6-2
PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP 20 Last 16 lost to John Henderson 6-4
WORLD GRAND PRIX Last 32 lost to Steve Beaton 2-0
PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP 21 Winner beat Adrian Lewis 6-3
PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP 22 Last 32 lost to Jonny Clayton 6-5
EUROPEAN DARTS TROPHY Runner Up lost to Michael van Gerwen 6-4
GERMAN DARTS MASTERS (WS) -  
EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP Runner Up lost to Michael van Gerwen 11-7
WORLD SERIES OF DARTS FINALS Quarter Final lost to Michael van Gerwen 10-4
GRAND SLAM OF DARTS Quarter Final lost to Michael van Gerwen 16-13
PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP FINALS Semi Final lost to Jonny Clayton 11-8
WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP Winner beat Phil Taylor 7-2
THE MASTERS Quarter Final lost to Mensur Suljovic 10-8
UK OPEN QUALIFIER 1 Last 128 lost to Corey Cadby 6-2
UK OPEN QUALIFIER 2 Last 128 lost to Jamie Hughes 6-3
UK OPEN QUALIFIER 3 Last 128 lost to Ryan Meikle 6-5
UK OPEN QUALIFIER 4 Semi Final lost to Gary Anderson 6-5
UK OPEN QUALIFIER 5 Runner Up lost to Corey Cadby 6-4
UK OPEN QUALIFIER 6 Semi Final lost to Krzysztof Ratajski 6-5
PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP 1 Quarter Final lost to James Wade 6-5
PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP 2 Last 64 lost to Keegan Brown 6-5
UK OPEN Quarter Final lost to Gary Anderson 10-5
PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP 3 Last 16 lost to Gary Anderson 6-0
PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP 4 Last 64 lost to Adam Hunt 6-4
PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP 5 Last 128 lost to Luke Woodhouse 6-5
PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP 6 Quarter Final lost to James Wilson 6-4
EUROPEAN DARTS OPEN Last 16 lost to Richard North 6-2
GERMAN DARTS GRAND PRIX Quarter Final lost to Daryl Gurney 6-3
PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP 7 Last 32 lost to Cristo Reyes 6-5
PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP 8 -  
GERMAN DARTS OPEN Semi Final lost to Max Hopp 7-6
AUSTRIAN DARTS OPEN Quarter Final lost to Gerwyn Price 6-3
PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP 9 Last 32 lost to Ryan Joyce 6-5
PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP 10 Last 32 lost to Martin Schindler 6-0
EUROPEAN DARTS GRAND PRIX Last 16 lost to James Wade 6-5
DUTCH DARTS MASTERS Last 32 (withdrew)
PREMIER LEAGUE Semi Final lost to Michael van Gerwen 10-6
PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP 11 -  
PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP 12 -  

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