Van Barneveld meets Taylor in the quarterfinals of the world cup of darts


Van Barneveld meets Taylor in the quarterfinals of the world cup of darts

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Raymond van Barneveld plays Friday in the quarterfinals of the world CHAMPIONSHIP darts in London against Phil Taylor. The Englishman defeated Thursday night Kim Huybrechts with large figures: 4-2.

Taylor quickly built a 3-0 lead in sets, but Huybrechts gave is not won, and won after five legs of the third set. In the fifth set came, with the Belgian once again strong back and he even came in sets with the score at 3-2. Huybrechts failed in the sixth set with three arrows tops to throw out, and then Taylor are double seven, however, and qualified for the quarter-finals.

Taylor recorded against Huybrechts are 118de victory at a world cup. Van Barneveld was Wednesday handsome too strong for fifth-placed Adrian Lewis.

Earlier on Thursday, it was Jelle Klaasen in the third round, eliminated by Dave Chisnall. The Englishman won after six sets with 4-2.

The seventh-placed Chisnall takes the Friday in the quarterfinals against reigning world champion Gary Anderson, who Wednesday was too strong for the strong playing Benito van de Pas.

Except Of Barneveld there is still one Dutchman active on the world cup. The first-placed Michael van Gerwen comes Thursday night in the third round, in action against Darren Webster.

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Klaasen began Thursday moderate in the competition. Without high averages could Chisnall in the first two sets to hit back, thus making the competition already at an early stage played seemed.

In the third set were the averages of both darters up. In the fifth place threw Klaasen 140 and took it the important third set: 2-1.

In the fourth set placed Chisnall a major break for a 2-0 lead in legs. With double ten in the third leg he seized on a compelling way the set and a 3-1 lead.

At the time that the resistance of the Dutchman appeared to have been broken, came Klaasen back. Despite a 2-0 deficit in the legs, he won the fifth set by 99 to throw for 2-1, with a break for 2-2 and eventually also the fifth leg to tackle.

After fumbling from Klaasen (three arrows miss at double nine) failed also Chisnall and caught the Dutchman in the first leg of the sixth set. Also, the second place went to Klaasen, but he left the Brit to come back in the set: 2-2. Chisnall did not fail in the decisive final leg and retired thus Klaasen.


In the first middagpartij on Thursday defeated the Northern Irishman Daryl Gurney in a spectacle the Dutch boss Mark Webster: 3-4. Gurney comes Friday in the quarterfinals against the winner of the game between Van Gerwen and Darren Webster.

In the last middagpartij knew James Wade, a handsome comeback after a 1-3 deficit in sets against Michael Smith. The sixth-placed Wade stronger back to 3-3 and won the decisive set.

The Englishman plays Friday in the quarterfinals against Peter Wright, who in the first crowded evening match on Thursday, little effort had with Ian White. After a downgrading in the first two sets won the White in the third set. Wright showed the klasseniveau in the fourth set, and he qualified for the quarter-finals.

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