Van Barneveld after a heart-stopping duel to the quarter-finals world cup of darts, the Only down
Raymond van Barneveld is Wednesday, managed the quarter-finals to reach the world CHAMPIONSHIP darts in London. The 49-year-old Hagenaar won in a thriller by Adrian Lewis: 4-3 (0-3, 3-2, 3-1, 2-3, 1-3, 3-0 and 3-1).
Benito van de Pas went earlier in the day with honor under, against defending champion Gary Anderson. The Dutchman came back from a 3-0 deficit to 3-2, but dolf ultimately ended up losing 4-2.
In addition to Van Barneveld are also Jelle Klaasen and Michael van Gerwen in the tournament.
Lewis and Van Barneveld took in the late party in Alexandra Palace a spektakelshow of. Both men had in their previous two parties, not a set of lost and went to the competition so in with confidence.
Two-time world champion Lewis started strong and took the first set 3-0. Van Barneveld turned on, changed from rhythm and won the next two sets.
Nevertheless, it was ‘Barney’ not comfortable in his skin, as he time and time again his beloved double-16 was missing. Lewis got slow again prevailed and took the lead 3-2 in sets.
After Van Barneveld, the sixth set of easy-to toetrok, had the seventh set of the decision. It was the first leg of the decisive value: Van Barneveld set the break by finally double 16 to throw out.
From that time, the world champion of 2007 is not more of the wise, and among others he was on the victory. In the fourth leg of the final set, he threw again double 16.
In the semi-final will take the twelfth-placed Van Barneveld, his rival Phil Taylor or the Belgian Kim Huybrechts. That match is Thursday night played.
Van der Pas started against Anderson as the big underdog in the Alexandra Palace, but came in the beginning of his race surprisingly on a 2-0 lead in legs.
The second-placed Shot pulled themselves together and put the break back. With a double break he won a moment later the set within.
From that moment, it was Anderson who the shots and in the two following sets a very high average, which is impressive.
The Only remained excellent throw, but could little to bring in against Anderson, who long uitgooide and only in the fourth set for the first time, missed out on his tenth double .
Weakness of Anderson led to the 23-year-old Of the Newly set four, and five, handsome, able to tackle. In the sixth set of proposed ‘The Flying Scotsman’, however, in order to.
For a place in the semi-finals, faces Anderson on the winner of the match between Jelle Klaasen and Dave Chisnall.
Summary: Program and results world CHAMPIONSHIP darts