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Van Gerwen into the semi-finals Masters, Of Barneveld off

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Van Gerwen into the semi-finals Masters, Of Barneveld off

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Michael van Gerwen has set Sunday, convincingly placed in the semi-final battle of the Masters. Raymond van Barneveld saved not in the quarter-finals in Milton Keynes.

Van Gerwen had against Mensur Suljovic only in the opening phase of the party is difficult, but it was then quite simple way to the Austrian number eight in the world, and finally won with 10-4.

The world champion dropped three times, a chance for a 170 finish, but took nevertheless an average of over 107 points per turn.

In the battle for a place in the final to find Gerwen, the world number one, later in the day, the Englishman Adrian Lewis, who with 10-6 was too strong for Robert Thornton.

Van Gerwen wrote last year, the first majortoernooi of the year to his name in the final showdown with Dave Chisnall to outwit (11-6).

Van Barneveld

Van Barneveld, the subduer of Chisnall in the first round, managed to get it Sunday, do not in themselves among the last four players to rally. The South-Dutchman was no match against the Scot Gary Anderson: 10-6.

The 49-year-old Van Barneveld started the match still spectacular and threw all in the second leg and a 170 finish, he is 1-1.

Anderson did not and ran quickly out to a 4-1 lead. That margin proved to be sufficient for the number two of the world, that the global number ten be back saw come to 7-5. Anderson made the ultimately decisive.

The losing world cup finalist crosses in the semi-finals to battle with Englishman Phil Taylor, Peter Wright, and personable with 10-5 to the side,.

At the tournament in England, the sixteen best darters in the world. The event will not count for the world ranking.

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