Joe Cullen (darts player)
Joe Cullen won his first PDC Pro Tour title at the 2017 UK Open. He left his job as a postman in 2009 to concentrate on a career in darts. Cullen is currently ranked world number 41 in the Professional Darts Corporation.
About Joe Cullen (darts player) in brief
Joe Cullen is an English professional darts player. He has qualified for the PDC World Championship nine times, winning only twice in the first round. Cullen won his first PDC Pro Tour title at the 2017 UK Open. He left his job as a postman in 2009 to concentrate on a career in darts. Cullen is currently ranked world number 41 in the Professional Darts Corporation. He is also a member of the British Darts Organisation and the World Darts Association. Cullen has won three Youth Tour tournaments in his early career and won the UK Open in 2008. He also reached the final of the New Kids on the Oche tournament in 2009, losing to Arron Monk. Cullen reached the quarter-finals of the 2014 World Championship through the ProTour Order of Merit in Peter Wright in the opening set. He was defeated 6–3 by Gary Anderson in the second set and also lost the decider 3–0 in the final. He missed out on playing in the 2014 PDC Players Championship after failing to advance beyond the last 128 in any of the six qualifiers.
He reached the semi-final of the 2015 Players Championship but was beaten by Andy Chisnall. In the same event, he won the same 16th stage of the event with impressive victories over Dave Chisis and Andy Hamilton. Cullen also won the 2016 Players Championship, where he reached the last 16 of the tournament with victories over Sam Hill and John Bowles in the UK qualifier and Stuart Kellett 6–1 in the Austrian qualifier. He lost 6–4 to eventual winner Justin Pipe in the last eight of the Austrian Darts Open. Cullen lost 6-4 to Mark Walsh in the quarter finals of the 2016 UK Open, despite hitting a nine-darter in his opening match. He won the Austrian Open in April by beating Sam Hill 6-3 in the qualifier and then averaged a stunning 111.84 average in the next round.
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