Sad news from Croatia. Filip Ljubenko has fallen seriously ill. According to his Dutch darts manufacturer Bull's NL, the Croatian darter has been stricken with acute leukemia.
According to his sponsor, Ljubenko found out about this diagnosis after not feeling well following the WDF World Cup in late September. It did become clear that the Croatian has found a stem cell donor.
The 20-year-old Lyubenko played seventeen tournaments on the Development Tour this year. Here he managed to reach the quarterfinals once and the last sixteen once.