Jeffrey de Zwaan has Thursday not to know to qualify for the third round of the world CHAMPIONSHIP of darts. He went into a high-class party under, against defending champion Rob Cross. Jan Dekker is due to a difficult victory over Lisa Ashton in the second round.
The Swan (22) if Thursday directly two times on the stage of the Alexandra Palace in London. After the first round sovereign overthrew the Indian-Nitin Kumar (3-0), allowed him to Cross a opponent of a different caliber to wait.
The South-Dutchman, nicknamed ‘The Black Cobra’, began energetically to the duel with the reigning world champion. He turned to the Englishman from the first arrow under the pressure and took the lead in the first set to win.
Cross, who last year with his debut directly in the title, picked it up, then came back and won the second set within that ‘Voltage’ is the balance in balanced. Cross took the initiative then, what resulted in profit of the third set thanks to a handsome finish of 121.
The Swan was then the fourth set, started by Cross, to win in order for the party to continue. The South-Dutchman broke his opponent directly, but could that advantage despite a high average does not hold.
Cross broke back and hit at a 2-1-lead in the fourth set directly to you. With a finish of 52 occurred he a stunt of the young Swan. Cross doesn’t have to be about more than a week back into action. The third round begins on december 22.
Dekker after a difficult start further
The 31-year-old Dekker started with the necessary nerves to his party in the first round against one of the two women who are in the tournament 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 resulted in an immediate score of 140 and that turned out to be the prelude for a flawless set. They won by Dekker started the set with 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.
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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