Jonny Clayton and James Wade are both through to the Quarter-Finals at the European Darts Matchplay and they have both survived comebacks en route.

Clayton was 5-2 up on Ian White and had ‘Diamond’ come back on terms with him with three consecutive ton-plus checkouts but ‘The Ferret’ eventually got over the line. It is a big weekend for the Welshman who will be aiming to go as far as possible to avoid a slide in the seedings.

Wade similarly was 5-2 up and had Wayne Jones who was continuing his run in Mannheim hit back at him to force a decider also.

‘The Wanderer’ missed double 20 for a 160 checkout to claim the victory and Wade wrapped up a 6-5 victory in two tense contests.

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European Darts Matchplay schedule

Sunday afternoon session

Michael van Gerwen (105.59) 6-4 (101.82) Mensur Suljovic
Adrian Lewis (92.08) 5-6 (97.01) Krzysztof Ratajski
Daryl Gurney (93.16) 4-6 (96.06) Rob Cross
Dave Chisnall (96.14) 6-1 (88) Ricky Evans
Ian White (96.26) 5-6 (93.31) Jonny Clayton
James Wade (91.75) 6-5 (89.19) Wayne Jones
William O’Connor v Joe Cullen
Gerwyn Price v Glen Durrant

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Author: Samuel Gill