Peter Wright first semi-finalist at the world CHAMPIONSHIP darts
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Peter Wright has set Friday as the first position for the semi-finals of the world cup of darts. The Scotsman was in London at the Alexandra Palace with a 5-3 too strong for James Wade.
It is for the first time since 2014, Wright joined in the last four. At the time, came he even to the finals, where he lost to Michael van Gerwen. Over the past two years flew Wright in the quarter-finals.
In the semi-final found the 46-year-old Wright, the winner of the match between Gary Anderson and Dave Chisnall. The Scottish defending champion and the Englishman play the second match on Friday.
Friday night, the quarter-finals of the two players planned. Van Gerwen takes on the Northern Irishman Daryl Gurney and Raymond van Barneveld should see to deal with hexadecimal world champion Phil Taylor.
In his quarter-final against Wade had to Wright a bowl. The 33-year-old Wade was even with 2-1 in sets after finish of 155. The next three sets were a prey for the third-placed Wright.
The Englishman picked up the seventh set, but the eighth won Wright with 3-1 so the match itself was. He gave his victory shine through, to end up with a finish of 134.
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