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Michael van Gerwen also eliminates Gary Anderson after Raymond van Barneveld | Darts

Van Gerwen certainly didn’t play his best game against the Scot, but he shot off the starting blocks and went on to take a 4-0 lead. Anderson then conquered his first leg, but could never really hook up with the Dutchman. At the end of the match, the Scot had a number of great opportunities to break back, but he didn’t take them, so Van Gerwen finished the job.

Van Gerwen, who averaged 95.06, is aiming for his first major title in Minehead since November last year. Exactly one year ago, he was also the best at the Players Championship Finals. Since 2012, when Van Gerwen won the World Grand Prix, he has won at least one major title every year.

Van Gerwen will face Peter Wright, the number 2 in the world, in the last eight on Sunday. Van Gerwen himself is the global number 3.

Barney

In the second round his compatriot Van Barneveld eliminated. Van Gerwen won the first two legs, but Van Barneveld came back to 2-2. It also became 3-3, but the last three legs went to Van Gerwen. The number 3 in the world finished with double-20, shortly after Van Barneveld had missed double-19. Van Barneveld is the global number 74. In the eighth final, Mighty Mike against Gary Anderson, who defeated Ryan Meikle 6-2.

Triple world champion Van Gerwen won the last four duels with Van Barneveld, now the global number 74. The two Dutch darts icons last met more than two years ago. Then it became 8-1 for Van Gerwen. Both Van Gerwen (32) and Van Barneveld (54) are preparing for the Darts World Cup. The world’s most prestigious darts tournament kicks off on December 15 in London. Van Gerwen won the Players Championship Finals six times.

Vincent van der Voort also qualified for the last sixteen, he was too strong for Andy Boulton after an exciting match 6-5. Van der Voort will face compatriot Danny Noppert in his eighth final, who achieved an excellent result by beating Dimitri Van den Bergh 6-2.

Michael van Gerwen also eliminates Gary Anderson after Raymond van Barneveld | Darts
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