On Saturday evening, in a tie where there is certainly no love lost, he will face Michael van Gerwen after easing past Sebastian Bialecki 6-1.
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Klaasen started the first leg with a series of mediocre scores, but then produced a 156 checkout. With a 13-darter and a 117 check-out he then took a 3-0 lead. The next two legs went with the darts, before Klaasen hit a 15-darter in the sixth to take a second break. 'The Cobra' finished it off with a 16-darter.
Daniel Larsson also managed to qualify for the second round of this Euro Tour tournament. The Swede surprisingly won 6-1 against Mario Vandenbogaerde, who missed sixteen darts on the doubles.