Jan Dekker and Jeffrey de Zwaan have Thursday the second round of the world CHAMPIONSHIP darts reached. Dekker had some difficulty with dartster Lisa Ashton, while the Swan The Indian Nitin Kumar knocked and now world champion Rob Cross.
Dekker started out with the necessary nerves to his game against one of the two women at the tournament in London’s Alexandra Palace come true. He knew only rarely are triples to hit.
Ashton, four-time world champion in the women, began to understand uninhibited to the party. The 48-year-old English started the match with a score of 140, and that turned out to be the prelude for a flawless set. They won that set, started by Dekker, preferably 3-0.
Dekker recovered in set two and broke immediately the turn of Ashton, which is supported felt by a packed ‘Ally Pally’. The darter from Emmen won the set then also.
In the third set, the party was more in balance. Dekker took a 2-0-lead, but saw ‘The Lancashire Rose’ come alongside. In the decisive fifth leg jump, the Dutch are better with his chances, which he is on lead came.
Although Ashton is the first leg of the fourth set picked up, was the word, and then to Dekker. He took the next two legs and made the party afterwards, on his third matchdart: 3-1. He is now the Englishman Mervyn King.
The Swan after winning against Cross
The 22-year-old The Swan, nicknamed ‘The Black Cobra’, awarded the Indian Kumar no single set: 3-0.De Swan immediately took the initiative by the leg of his opponent to get it. That advantage he gave up in the first set to be not more hands-off.
The darter from Rijswijk then picked up the set that he could start. In set three stribbelde Kumar still for a while, but by the last two legs to win grabbed The Swan victory.
By his victory in The Swan later on Thursday, another game against Cross, who last year surprisingly the title picked up. The Englishman does not, however, as one of the favorites, because he was a disappointing year behind him.
With Jan Dekker on the opening day of the world cup direct a second Dutchman in action. He takes in the first round against Lisa Ashton, one of the two women who have penetrated to the main diagram.
There are a total of thirteen Dutch in action at the world CHAMPIONSHIPS. Top favourite Michael van Gerwen comes Saturday in action, while Raymond van Barneveld, two days later, at the oche appears.
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