- No 8 seed loses 3-2 in second round to Wales’s Williams
- Gary Anderson and Luke Humphries progress to round three
James Wade became the highest-ranked player to exit the 2023 PDC World Championship as the No 8 seed was on the end of a shock 3-2 defeat by Jim Williams in the second round.
Williams, 69 places below Wade in the rankings, was made to work hard in a tense final set that the Welshman won with his third attempt at double top. Wade is the first top-10 player to be knocked out of this world championship, while Williams now meets Germany’s Gabriel Clemens in the third round.
Written by Guardian sport
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