Tony Ayres (darts Player)
Tony Ayres (born 17 June 1967) is an English darts player who plays for the Professional Darts Corporation.
Ayres' first television exposure came in the 2008 UK Open, reaching the last 64 stage where he lost 9–0 to Raymond van Barneveld.
Ayres qualified for the 2009 PDC World Darts Championship, taking one of eight qualification spots at the qualifying event in Telford. He defeated Andy Smith in the first round but was beaten in the second round by Andy Hamilton.
Tony Ayres made a name for himself at the 2010 UK Open. Where he reached the semi finals and in doing so beating James Wade 9–8, from coming back from 8–7 winning the 16th leg on Wade's throw and then taking the match on double 20. In the semi final he was defeated 10–3 to Scotsman Gary Anderson. Tony Ayres won £10 000 by getting to the semi final which lifted him from 57th to 49th in the Order of Merit.
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