Van Gerwen to the quarterfinals of the world cup of darts after winning on Websterr
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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 3-2.
The Dutchman put in the last legs large, and drew the fifth set and thus the match 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.
Van Gerwen began moderately against Webster, who in the fifth leg of the first set is defaulted to 60 to throw out for setwinst. Because the Dutch are double one uitgooide, he picked up with difficulty a head start.
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.
Raymond van Barneveld, the other remaining american in the tournament, Friday against Phil Taylor. The zestienvoudige world champion from England, was Thursday with 4-2 to be strong for Kim Huybrechts.
Taylor recorded against Huybrechts his 118th victory at a world cup. Van Barneveld was Wednesday handsome too strong for fifth-placed Adrian Lewis.
Taylor and Barney were two times against each other in a final battle of a world cup. Van Barneveld victory in 2007 and was in 2009 several recognise in his great rival.
The other quarter-finals Friday are James Wade, Peter Wright and Gary Anderson-Dave Chisnall. Reigning world champion Anderson was Wednesday too strong for Benito van de Pas.
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Earlier on Thursday, it was Jelle Klaasen in the third round off by Chisnall. The Englishman won in six sets: 4-2.
Klaasen began to moderate in the contest, but stronger from a 2-0 deficit 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 fifth leg and switched thereby Klaasen.
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Wade had Thursday afternoon with a 4-3 too strong for Michael Smith after a nice comeback from a 1-3 deficit. Wright had Thursday night little trouble with Ian White: 4-1.