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European Darts Open 2018

Leverkusen hosts the first European Tour event of the season, and the action kicked off yesterday.

The top 16 in the PDC Order of Merit qualified automatically, and start in round 2.
The first round, which took place on Friday, saw 32 qualifiers enter. The likes of Adrian Lewis, James Wade, Justin Pipe and John Henderson going through this route.

Round One Highlights
Adrian Lewis survived 2 match darts at 5-3 down to beat Ritchie Edhouse 6-5.
James Wade beat Steve Beaton 6-3, while Pipe and Henderson both made it through.
Danny Noppert beat fellow Dutchman Jeffrey de Zwaan 6-4, while Dimitri van de Bergh, Cameron Menzies and Luke Woodhouse were among the others progressing.
One big name losing on day 1 was Vincent van der Voort, losing 6-4 to Finnish star Marco Kantele.

Round Two Highlights
Rob Cross smashed Adrian Lewis 6-1, posting a 107+ average.
Michael van Gerwen beat Cameron Menzies 6-3.
Richard North held his nerve to beat Gerwyn Price 6-5 in a game that had no breaks of throw. Another PL player to fall was Daryl Gurney, who lost to Ron Meulenkamp.
James Wade beat Jelle Klaasen, while Peter Wright, Dave Chisnall and Mensur Suljovic were among the others to progress.

Third Round highlights
Richard North beat Rob Cross 6-5, while MvG beat Chuck Norris 6-3.
James Wade continued his good form, beating Michael Smith.
Peter Wright put in another strong performance, 6-2 win over Henderson. Mensur Suljovic was beaten by Mervyn King.

van Gerwen v Whitlock
Meulenkamp v North
Wright v Cullen
King v Wade

van Gerwen 7-1 North
Wright 7-4 Wade

Michael van Gerwen 8v7 Peter Wright

Evening Session (7.15pm local time, 6.15pm GMT)

All games up to and including the quarter-finals are the best of 11 legs, with the semi-finals being the best of 13 legs and the final being the best of 15 legs. Sunday's games will be played in draw bracket order.

posted on 25/3/18

Richard North beats Rob Cross 6-5.
Muelenkamp and Whitlock both won 6-1 earlier.

posted on 25/3/18

And Wright beat Henderson 6-2

posted on 25/3/18

MvG 6-1 Whitlock

posted on 25/3/18

North 6-2 Meulenkamp

Great weekend for North. Can he beat MvG in the semi?

posted on 25/3/18

Wright v Wade in t'other semi, after they beat Cullen and King respectively.

posted on 25/3/18

MvG won 7-1
Wright won 7-4

posted on 25/3/18

MvG comes from 5-1 down to win 8-7

posted on 27/3/18

comment by D'Jeezus Mackaroni (U1137)
posted 1 day, 12 hours ago
MvG comes from 5-1 down to win 8-7
Sob sob Wrighty

posted on 5/4/18

eric bristow


posted on 5/4/18

Shocking news

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