Rob 'Voltage' Cross is a 28-year-old darts player from Hastings, East Sussex who turned professional at the start of 2017, having won a tour card by finishing top of the PDC Challenger Tour Order of Merit in 2016.
Since joining the PDC Pro Tour, Cross has been in outstanding form and in his first year on the circuit won the William Hill World Darts Championship, four Players Championship events, reached the final of the Unibet European Championship, the semi-finals of the Mr Green Sport Players Championship Finals, the quarter-finals of the bwin Grand Slam of Darts, the quarter-finals of the Ladbrokes World Series of Darts Finals, the fifth round of the Coral UK Open Finals, the second round of the BetVictor World Matchplay as well as reaching two Euro Tour finals.
These excellent results lifted Cross to number three in the world rankings in less than twelve months. The former electrician has beaten every player he has faced in the current top 40 of the PDC Order of Merit..
So far in 2018 Cross has won the Brisbane Darts Masters, a fifth Players Championship title, was runner-up in the William Hill US Darts Masters and the Shanghai Darts Masters, a semi-finalist in the 2018 Unibet Premier League and made the quarter-finals of the Unibet Masters, the Coral UK Open Finals and the Unibet European Championship as well as the second round of the BetVictor World Matchplay. Cross also made the quarter-finals of the Betway World Cup Of Darts as he represented England for the first time, alongside Dave Chisnall.
10th-18th November: bwin Grand Slam of Darts (Wolverhampton)
23rd-25th November: Players Championship Finals (Minehead)
13th December-1st January: William Hill World Championship
Current PDC Order of Merit positions (as of 22nd October 2018)PDC Order of Merit 3 Players Championship Order of Merit 6 Home
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