William O’Connor continued his brilliant run at the PDC World Darts Championship with a deciding set win over James Wilson.
Wilson was in trouble in the early going but came back to tie the match up and from there, ‘The Magpie’ claimed the match in a classy match up.
The first set was brilliant on the part of Wilson who sealed it with a 112 average, three 180’s and 75 percent on the doubles.
O’Connor put in a fine response securing the second set 3-1 hitting a 94 average compared to 100 as despite the solid start from Wilson he wasn’t going to back down.
He extended his lead to go one set away once again putting his average up to 96 and winning it again 3–1.
Him going one match dart and Wilson edged him in the decider pinning double four and send it all the way.
O’Connor following that half his nerve to win the final set 3-1 with a 98 average with four 180’s and fifty percent on the doubles.
Click here for more information about the PDC World Darts Championship, including schedules and the prize fund breakdown.
Evening session schedule
James Wilson (93.8) 2-3 (98.73) William O’Connor (R2) (3-1, 1-3, 3-2, 1-3)
Simon Whitlock vs Ryan Joyce (R2)
21:10 Michael Smith vs Ron Meulenkamp (R2)
22:10 James Wade vs Seigo Asada (R2)
Author: Samuel Gill