The 2020 WDF Virtual Cup officially came to a close this week.
Ultimately it was the men and women of England taking out the Teams crown, with Patrik Kovacs of Hungary and Fallon Sherrock of England, the respective singles champions.
Our Australian contingent, which consisted of Tori Kewish, Lorraine Burn, Justin Thompson and Mal Cuming, came away with plenty of impressive results across the tournament.
Australia’s men finished fifth on the final Teams standing, while the women came in 11th placed.
By the numbers:
|Australia’s Men:||Australia’s Women:|
|Bonus points: 16||Bonus points: 15|
|Position points: 5||Position points: 5|
|Knockout points: 12||Knockout points: 6|
|Total points: 33||Total points: 26|
The Victorian blitzed the group stage winning nine of 11 matches. Kewish advanced to the knockout stage defeating Kristine Mickus 4-1 in the round of 32, before bowing out of the tournament to Russia’s Ksenia Klochek.
Kewish’s 3DA was 66.52 across the championship.
Burn did not progress past the group stage, but notched up six impressive wins from 11 appearances, and a 3DA average of 62.03.
Thompson started off strongly in the group stage winning his opening five matches. His 3-2 victory over fellow Aussie Mal Cuming booked his place in the knockout rounds.
After defeating Northern Ireland’s Colin McGarry 4-1 in the round of 32, Thompson eventually fell short to Poland’s Sebastian Bialecki in the last 16.
The Victorian’s 3DA was 81.71 for the tournament.
Cuming won a stunning eight matches from 11 group stage encounters, which included five straight-leg wins.
The Victorian overcame Neil Duff 4-3 in a nail-biting contest to advance to the last 16, before bowing out to the formidable Martin Adams of England.
Cuming’s 3DA was a remarkable 87.47 for the Cup.
Catch up on full results and replays from the WDF Virtual Cup via the links below: