St Helens star Michael Smith made a winning start to the defence of his Grand Slam of Darts title in Wolverhampton.

And Luke Humphries says he wants to win “everything” after his own impressive win on day one.

Despite a late fight back from Nathan Girvan, defending champion Smith walked away a 5-2 winner.

Humphries got off to a flying start with a 5-2 win over Steve Lennon.

And afterwards he said “I want to win everything I play in” after he got a taste of glory in this year’s Grand Prix.

Stockport’s Nathan Aspinall nervously beat Beau Greaves 5-4.

The 19-year-old looked more than comfortable on the men’s stage while Aspinall said he felt “added pressure” playing against a woman.

Stephen Bunting got the better of David Chisnall in the all Merseyside clash, narrowly winning 5-4 with Chisnall missing a match dart at tops.

Michael van Gerwen eased past Fallon Sherrock defeating her 5-1, despite her scoring three 180s.

Peter Wright was stunned by Stowe Buntz. The world number two was beaten 5-1 by the American who averaged 102.28 against his darting idol.

Gerwyn Price impressively defeated Nathan Rafferty 5-1 to make a statement to the other big names in the tournament.

Dirk van Duijvenbode edged past Gary Anderson 5-4, with both men struggling to hit doubles.

Josh Rock showed his class defeating Chris Dobey 5-2. The youngster is one to watch in the tournament.

Former world champion Rob Cross survived an early scare to overcome Martin Kleermaker 5-4.

James Wade suffered his third defeat in a row as he lost to Krzysztof Ratajski 4-5.

In other games on day one, Ryan Searle beat Gian van Veen 5-4, Andrew Gilding defeated Brendan Dolan 5-3, Danny Noppert beat Haruki Muhramatsu 5-3, and Damon Heta edged past Ricardo Pietreczko 5-4.

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