Three-time Lakeside champion Martin Adams beats Ian White 5-2 in his first match at the Grand Slam of Darts.
has impressed in his first match at the Grand Slam of Darts, beating Martin Adams by a 5-2 scoreline in Wolverhampton. Ian White
The three-time Lakeside champion has previously refused entry into the cross-code event, but the 59-year-old produced a ruthless display against the eighth seed, averaging just below 105.
However, fellow BDO representative
fell to a 5-2 defeat to Andy Fordham , despite showing signs that he was getting back to his best after a decade away from the television cameras. Adrian Lewis got his campaign underway with a 5-0 win against Michael van Gerwen , while Mark Oosterhuis joins him at the top of Group A with a 5-2 victory over Kim Huybrechts . Steve West got the better of 2015 Lakeside champion Peter Wright , eventually prevailing by a 5-2 scoreline, while Scott Mitchell finished strongly to beat Jelle Klaasen in a deciding leg. Steve Beaton and Michael Smith came through 5-3 against Dave Chisnall and Wayne Jones respectively. Mervyn King Results in full: Kim Huybrechts 5-2 Steve West, Jelle Klaasen 5-4 Steve Beaton, Michael Smith 5-3 Wayne Jones, Dave Chisnall 5-3 Mervyn King, Adrian Lewis 5-2 Andy Fordham, Michael van Gerwen 5-0 Mark Oosterhuis, Ian White 2-5 Martin Adams, Peter Wright 5-2 Scott Mitchell
Van Gerwen drawn to play Huybrechts at Grand Slam