Price came through deciding legs in each set against a plucky display from Krzysztof Ratajski. It was a five 180's and two ton-plus finishes and defending lots of money in the coming months, he is heading towards his mission albeit slowly but surely.
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Price hit a superb 120 checkout to hold and begin the tie. Price slipped into double five when given a chance for the set and Ratajski sent it all the way,
But a 116 checkout saw Price claim the opening set. He went 2-0 up pinning double five to go one away from a two sets lead.
Ratajski pinned double 16 to hold and make it 2-1 and it was up to Price to serve it out. Ratajski broke him, but a supreme 150 set up saw Price pin double 20 and head 2-0 up in the race to three.
A fourth 180 and 44 saw Price take the lead in set three. A 96 checkout saw Price go 2-1 up but Ratajski wasn’t done and sent it all the way to make it 2-2.
Ratajski missed three for the set after Price missed three match darts. But ‘The Iceman’ then sealed it.