Smith seals European Championship spot with Hopp win, Cullen pounces on poor doubling display to ease past Chisnall
Smith who hit a 112 average in his first round display before producing a stunning comeback to dispel Gerwyn Price had Max Hopp next in his sights.
He saw off the home hero in a 6-4 victory to confirm his spot with four 180's, a high checkout of 120 and 60% on the doubles, it was a really impressive display from the Deal ace.
From excellence on the doubles to a poor doubling display, Joe Cullen eased past Dave Chisnall in a 6-1 win. This saw the St Helens ace down at 14% on his doubles as he headed out to 'The Rockstar'.
Cullen himself was impressive in spells hitting two 180's, a high checkout of 113 and 42% on the doubles as he pounced to move through.
International Darts Open 2020 schedule
Sunday October 25
Michael van Gerwen (88.23) 6-5 (81) Andy Hamilton
James Wade (97.02) 6-2 (91.14) Nathan Aspinall
Krzysztof Ratajski (102.45) 6-5 (96.8) Franz Roetzsch
Mensur Suljovic (97.57) 6-2 (90.57) Jamie Hughes
Ross Smith (94.18) 6-4 (95.79) Max Hopp
Dave Chisnall (82.42) 1-6 (89.24) Joe Cullen
Jesus Noguera v Michael Smith
Scott Baker v Danny Noppert