World number two Peter Wright cruised through to the second round of the World Matchplay Darts at the Winter Gardens in Blackpool.
His 10-2 victory over Danny Noppert featured a 99.7 average and included three 180’s and a 121 checkout.
Luke Humphries caused the biggest shock of the tournament so far when he beat world number four James Wade.
The former world youth champion finished with a 101 average as he scored eight 180’s in a confident 10-3 victory.
Michael Smith started to find form again in a 10-7 win over debutant Ryan Searle.
Jose De Sousa’s win included a 116 checkout, as he comfortably beat Gabriel Clemens 10-2 to progress through to the next round to set up a match against Smith.
Joe Cullen brought an end to his five-match losing streak with a close-fought 10-8 victory over Chris Dobey.
Rob Cross, who was world champion in 2019, started the campaign with a 10-8 win over debutant Ross Smith.
He finished the match with a 100 average and will take on Callan Rydz in the last 16, who beat Glen Durrant 10-6.
In the first match of the day, Krzysztof Ratajski beat Brendan Dolan 10-4.