Jelle Klaasen has booked an easy win to qualify for the second round at the International Darts Open in Riesa. ‘The Cobra’ didnt drop a leg against Jose Justicia (6-0).
The Spaniard was broken in the opening leg with an 18-dart leg, then Klaasen walked away to 3-0. Justicia missed three chances to get on the scoreboard in leg four. The Dutchman made 4-0 and hardly gave away any more chances and won with 6-0.
Michael Plooy missed chances to reach the last 32 of the PDC European Tour tournament in Riesa. The 34-year-old from the Netherlands missed three match-darts against Steve West and then lost 6-5.
Barry Lynn advanced into the second day of action after a 6-3 victory over Dawson Murschell. Ryan Searle defeated debutant Ricardo Pietreczko 6-4, after winning the last four legs.
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Friday afternoon schedule
Steve Lennon (94.11) 6-1 (73.14) Patrik Kovacs
Terry Temple (90.02) 3-6 (89.81) James Richardson
Dirk van Duijvenbode (78.73) 0-6 (96.97) Mickey Mansell
Ron Meulenkamp (96.50) 3-6 (97.24) Martin Schindler
Ricardo Pietreczko (83.8) 4-6 (87.53) Ryan Searle
Barry Lynn (91.74) 6-3 (89.11) Dawson Murschell
Michael Plooy (93.61) 5-6 (95.45) Steve West
Jose Justicia (80.28) 0-6 (89.29) Jelle Klaasen
Tags: International Darts Open 2018 | Jelle Klaasen
WHITEWASH | The afternoon session is rounded off with a convincing win for @JelleK180
Jelle Klaasen 6-0 Jose Justicia
— PDC Darts (@OfficialPDC) September 14, 2018