Kleermaker books victory over fourth seed Ratajski, Cross also through to third round in Sindelfingen
Kleermaker upped his performance from Friday in defeating Krzysztof Ratajski 6-2. He hit a 98.7 average with four 180’s and 60% on the doubles in a polished display from ‘The Dutch Giant’.
Cross survived a fightback from Adam Hunt who came from 5-3 down to force a decider. In the final leg, Cross missed double 16 for a 146 finish. He missed 3 more at doubles from there but got away with it in the Madhouse pinning double one for the win.
European Darts Grand Prix Schedule
Saturday October 17
Krzysztof Ratajski (97.40) 2-6 (98.73) Martijn Kleermaker
Rob Cross 6-5 Adam Hunt
James Wade v Gabriel Clemens
Gerwyn Price v Devon Petersen
Mensur Suljovic v David Evans
Michael van Gerwen v Mervyn King
Nathan Aspinall v William O'Connor
Vincent van der Voort v Max Hopp