Rock averaged 121.88 in his win against Brendan Dolan (6-1). He was only a fraction away from Wright’s record, which stands at 123.50 since 2019.
Especially on scoring, he went on a rampage. Over his first nine darts, he threw an average of 136. After nine darts, he only had 93 points left.
The highest first-9 average after ten years is still Van Gerwen’s. During the Championship League Darts in 2012 ‘Mighty Mike’ recorded a first-9 match average of 142.83. After nine arrows Van Gerwen stood at 142, 16, 16, 47, 130 and 84 in his six played legs.