Defending champion Gerwyn Value wins epic towards Dave Chisnall to make it via to the final 16, whereas Raymond van Barneveld, Michael Smith and Rob Cross additionally progress watch each dart reside on Sky Sports activities on daily basis via to the ultimate on Sunday, November 20
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All the perfect finishes from Day Three of the Grand Slam of Darts in Wolverhampton
World No 1 Gerwyn Value stayed on the right track for his fourth Grand Slam of Darts title in 5 years after coming via an exhilarating final-leg shootout towards Dave Chisnall in Wolverhampton on Monday.
The world No 1 Value gained an epic straight shootout for qualification towards 2014 runner-up Chisnall, whereas Michael Smith, Rob Cross, Danny Noppert and Joe Cullen additionally sealed their spots within the final 16.
The Welshman has gained all three Grand Slam occasions staged on the Aldersley Leisure Village, and he continued his bid for a fourth Eric Bristow Trophy by coming via a breathless affair with a 103 common.
Value was edged out by 2012 champion Raymond van Barneveld in an epic contest on Sunday – regardless of averaging 106 – which arrange a blockbuster winner-takes-all showdown towards Chisnall in Monday’s headline act.
Monday, November 14 -Outcomes
|Group D||Dirk van Duijvenbode||5-3||Adam Gawlas|
|Group A||Raymond van Barneveld||5-0||Ted Evetts|
|Group B||Simon Whitlock||5-3||Christian Perez|
|Group B||Danny Noppert||5-4||Mensur Suljovic|
|Group A||Gerwyn Value||5-4||Dave Chisnall|
|Group C||Joe Cullen||5-3||Lisa Ashton|
|Group C||Michael Smith||5-1||Ritchie Edhouse|
|Group D||Rob Cross||5-4||Martin Schindler|
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Value made a rip-roaring begin to break throw in 11 darts, however a chic 122 end on the bull from Chisnall catapulted him right into a 2-1 lead.
The Welshman responded with an excellent double-double 99 end on tops to revive parity at two apiece, just for Chisnall to maneuver to the cusp of victory at 4-3 with back-to-back 14-dart holds.
Nonetheless, the 2014 runner-up was left to rue lacking two match darts within the penultimate leg, as Value sank double 5 to pressure a decider, earlier than following up visits of 140, 140 and 137 by changing a scientific 87 kill to prevail in 12 darts.
Gerwyn Value produced an excellent 19, tops-tops 99 checkout on his approach to defeating Dave Chisnall in a thriller
“Raymond and Dave have each performed sensible video games towards me, so I am simply glad to recover from the successful line,” mirrored Value, who posted ton-plus averages in all three of his Group A ties.
“I by no means felt lifeless and buried. There’s a goal on my again, however I am simply lucky I’ve obtained just a little extra within the tank that I can pull out.”
Value conceded he had doubts towards Chisnall however managed to win in a last-leg decider to make it via
Value will now tackle UK Open champion Danny Noppert in a stellar last-16 tie on Wednesday, after the Dutchman got here via a gruelling nine-leg tussle towards Mensur Suljovic to assert his third consecutive Group B victory.
Van Barneveld – the 2012 Grand Slam champion – secured prime spot in Group A with an emphatic whitewash win over World Youth Champion Ted Evetts in his ultimate round-robin tie.
“I performed effectively. I am feeling relaxed and I’ve an exquisite life in the mean time,” stated Van Barneveld, who is thru to the final 16 in Wolverhampton for the primary time since 2017.
“The arduous work is paying off. I’ve obtained huge help, I am the group winner and I am amazingly pleased with myself.”
After successful all three matches and topping Group A, Barney says he’s ‘relaxed’ and is ‘having fun with his darts’, with the Dutchman acknowledging his nice type
Elsewhere, Michael Smith maintained his magnificent Group Stage file on the Grand Slam with a complete 5-1 success towards Ritchie Edhouse to complete prime of Group C.
“It was about maintaining my successful streak going within the teams. I need to win each sport and that is the mentality I’ve obtained,” insisted Smith, who averaged 102 to win a sixteenth straight sport within the round-robin part.
Masters champion Joe Cullen progressed alongside Smith in Group C, courtesy of a tense comeback win towards four-time Ladies’s world champion Lisa Ashton.
“It was actually robust. Lisa was improbable, notably early doorways, however I am simply relieved I obtained the job performed,” admitted Cullen, who transformed a spectacular 158 checkout in leg six.
Watch Joe Cullen hit this chic 158 checkout towards Lisa Ashton…
Within the night’s finale, Rob Cross moved via to the final 16 on the Grand Slam for the sixth straight yr, recovering from 3-0 and 4-2 right down to deny Martin Schindler in a dramatic Group D tie.
“I really feel for Martin, as a result of he was the higher participant tonight and he needs to be going via,” conceded Cross, who now faces Smith for a spot within the final eight on Wednesday.
“I’ve struggled to settle to this point however I am anticipating a greater efficiency within the longer format, and I am nonetheless having fun with my darts.”
Dirk van Duijvenbode had secured prime spot in Group D within the night’s opener, defying 5 180s from Adam Gawlas to take care of his 100 per cent file on this yr’s group stage.
The very best of the motion from Day three of the Grand Slam of Darts
Tuesday, November 15 – Fixtures (7pm)
|Group F||Jermaine Wattimena||vs||Leonard Gates|
|Group F||Jonny Clayton||vs||Damon Heta|
|Group G||Luke Woodhouse||vs||Nathan Rafferty|
|Group G||Michael van Gerwen||vs||Ross Smith|
|Group E||Alan Soutar||vs||Fallon Sherrock|
|Group E||Peter Wright||vs||Nathan Aspinall|
|Group H||Ryan Searle||vs||Scott Williams|
|Group H||Luke Humphries||vs||Josh Rock|
The £650,000 event continues on Tuesday, the place gamers in Teams E-H will return for his or her ultimate spherical of group matches, together with a crunch conflict between world champion Peter Wright and World Grand Prix runner-up Nathan Aspinall.
Watch the Grand Slam of Darts at Aldersley Leisure Village in Wolverhampton during till the ultimate on November 20 – with each session reside on Sky Sports activities & remember the World Championship can also be coming to Sky Sports activities from December 15 till January 3.