World Darts Championship: Peter Wright beats Jerry Hendriks to move into round two

Peter Wright
Wright will play Wales' Jamie Lewis, the number 30 seed, in the next round
William Hill World Darts Championship
Venue: Alexandra Palace, London Dates: 15 December to 2 January
BBC coverage: Daily reports and results plus live text commentary on the final.

Number three seed Peter Wright defeated Jerry Hendriks to move into round two of the PDC World Championship.

Scotland's Wright went through with a 3-0 win after Dutchman Hendriks had beaten Australian Warren Parry in the preliminary round.

Earlier, number 19 seed Gerwyn Price lost 3-1 to fellow Welshman Jonny Clayton, who is unseeded.

And English number 27 seed Steve Beaton beat South Africa's Devon Petersen 3-1 to book his spot in the next round.

Wright will next play Wales' Jamie Lewis, the number 30 seed.

Beaton plays James Wade or Ronny Huybrechts, while Clayton will face Ian White, Kevin Simm or Gilbert Ulang.

Top seed Michael van Gerwen, who has won 25 tournaments in 2016, will begin his defence against either Canada's Ross Snook or Finland's Kim Viljanen.

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