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Mathers can’t thank Whitlock enough: ‘I owe him everything’

Gordon Mathers will make three World Series appearances this month. The 40-year-old Australian hopes to regain confidence.

The three World Series matches will be played in Australia and New Zealand. Mathers played in the World Series in 2013 and 2018, but did not win a game. “I’ve never been at my best on the podium, and now I want to. With the experience I’ve had in the Pro Tour, I hope I can show the world what I can do. I don’t feel it. If there’s any kind of pressure from the outside, I keep it to myself,” Mathers said. says PDC.

Mathers received his tour card in 2021 and has been living in England ever since. “I miss my family a lot, not only my wife and children, but also my three brothers and sisters. I come from a close-knit family and it was very difficult, but I’m not sad.”

Whitlock’s support

Simon Whitlock was and still is a huge supporter of Mathers. “Without Simon, I wouldn’t be here. Then I’d have to go home and work from 9 to 5. In the first nine months I learned a lot from him, his son Mason and Corinne Hammond, they helped me a lot. . Simon took me under his wing and gave me He gave me a bedroom and said it was mine whenever I wanted it. I moved out when my family came for six months, but when they came back Simon didn’t hesitate to tell me my old room was back.”

“After the 2020 World Cup, he changed the points on my darts and made me train better, without which I honestly don’t believe I would have made it through Q-School,” Mathers continued. “I owe him what he’s done for me over the last two years. I don’t think the World Series would have happened in Australia without him.”

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