The groups have been confirmed for the Grand Slam of Darts, which will take place in Wolverhampton from November 13-21, live on Sky Sports; Who will get their hands on the Eric Bristow Trophy?
Last Updated: 11/05/21 5:36 pm
Fallon Sherrock will face Peter Wright, while Lisa Ashton will face the mighty Dutchman Michael van Gerwen after the Grand Slam of Darts draw.
Sherrock and Ashton have received three strong clashes against some of the biggest names in the sport after the group stage draw for the Wolverhampton event took place on Friday.
The 32-player tournament will take place at Aldersley Leisure Village from November 13-21, live on Sky Sports, with players vying for the Eric Bristow Trophy and a jackpot of £ 125,000.
‘Palace Queen’ Sherrock will make her Grand Slam debut against Matchplay world champion Wright on Saturday, November 13, with German Gabriel Clemens and Belgian Mike De Decker also tied in Group E.
Ashton, meanwhile, faces three-time Grand Slam champion Van Gerwen in her first match in Group G, which also features Joe Cullen and World Cup winner John Henderson.
Reigning champion José de Sousa has faced UK Open runner-up Luke Humphries, World Cup finalist Mensur Suljovic and Canadian Matt Campbell in Group F.
World champion Gerwyn Price has been selected along with Krzysztof Ratajski, Martin Schindler and Nathan Rafferty in Group A.
Jonny Clayton, who won the Masters, Premier League, World Grand Prix and World Series of Darts finals in 2021, leads Group B alongside Mervyn King, Bradley Brooks and the European Development Tour champion, to be confirmed on Sunday.
UK Open champion James Wade and European Championship winner Rob Cross join Boris Krcmar of Croatia and Jim Williams of Wales in Group C, with Group D featuring Dimitri Van den Bergh, Stephen Bunting, Ryan Joyce and Rowby-John Rodríguez.
2012 Grand Slam of Darts champion Raymond van Barneveld secured his return to the event in Friday’s Tour Card Holder qualifier, joining sixth seed Gary Anderson, Michael Smith and Joe Davis in Group H.
2021 Grand Slam of Darts draw
(1) Gerwyn Price
(8) Jonny Clayton
European Development Tour Champion
(4) James Wade
(5) Dimitri Van den Bergh
(2) Peter Wright
Mike De Decker
(7) José de Sousa
Suljovic scale length
(3) Michael van Gerwen
(6) Gary Anderson
Raymond van Barneveld
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