Van Gerwen into quarter-finals world CHAMPIONSHIP darts after a win at Webster

Van Gerwen into quarter-finals world CHAMPIONSHIP darts after a win at Webster

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Michael van Gerwen has set Thursday for the quarterfinals of the world CHAMPIONSHIP darts in London. He was in five sets too strong for the ongeplaatste Darren Webster: 4-1.

Van Gerwen quickly had a large lead in sets (3-0) and seemed to be heading for a simple victory. Still, Webster on 3-1 and got the Englishman in the fifth set after won two legs even odds on the 3-2.

The Dutchman put in the last legs large, and pulled the set and thus the match, nevertheless, to: 4-1.

In the quarterfinals Friday, will find the number one of the world the Northern Irishman Daryl Gurney, who Thursday afternoon with a 4-3 was too strong for Mark Webster.

Raymond van Barneveld, the other remaining american in the tournament, Friday against Phil Taylor. The zestienvoudige world champion Taylor was Thursday with 4-2 to be strong for Kim Huybrechts.

Van Barneveld

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

Hexadecimal world champion Taylor and Barney were two times against each other in a final battle of a world cup. ‘Barney’ triumphed in 2006 and had in 2007 are several recognise in his great rival.

The other semi-finals Friday, James Wade, Peter Wright and Gary Anderson-Dave Chisnall. Reigning world champion Gary Anderson was Wednesday too strong for Benito van de Pas.

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Van Gerwen began moderately against Webster, who in the fifth leg of the first set is defaulted to 60 to throw out for the profit. Because the Dutch are double one uitgooide, he picked up with difficulty in the first set.

Also in the second set, started Van Gerwen not like it, but ‘Mighty Mike’ pulled themselves together well and put Webster on a 2-0 deficit by the second set with a 3-1 win.

After that, things went smoothly for the Dutchman. In the third set, had Webster not stand a chance and went to Van Gerwen with three winning legs one after the other with the set off: 3-0.

Van Gerwen seemed to be in the fourth set to the longest end to pull, but Webster fought in the fifth put to the setwinst and extended thereby the duel.

The Englishman won in the fifth set even two legs, but had to then sit back and watch how the Dutch are even top-level etaleerde, three legs in a row, picked up and thus the decisive set won.


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

Klaasen began to moderate in the contest, but stronger from a 2-0 deprived areas in sets back to 2-1. Also at a 3-1 disadvantage fought the Dutch for a comeback, and he grabbed the fifth set.

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.

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James Wade was Thursday afternoon with a 4-3 too strong for Michael Smith after a nice comeback from a 1-3 deficit. Peter Wright had Thursday night little trouble with Ian White: 4-1.

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