Justin Pipe, Pavel Jirkal and Matthew Dennant are the first three players through to Round Two at the European Darts Open.
Pipe came through in a 6-3 win against Ryan Meikle with a 94 average in an impressive performance from the Taunton ace. Jirkal also impressed with a 6-1 victory over William Borland with a high checkout of 156 along the way. The Czech debutant produced a 81.91 average with 29% on doubles along the way.
Finally Matthew Dennant played decent in seeing off Madars Razma. He came from 4-2 down to win 6-5. He hit two 180’s, 88.11 average with 50% on the doubles on his way to the win on his return to the European Tour.
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Afternoon session schedule
Justin Pipe (94.61) 6-3 (86.32) Ryan Meikle
Pavel Jirkal (81.91) 6-1 (72.32) William Borland
Matthew Dennant (88.11) 6-5 (93.68) Madars Razma
Fabian Herz v Scott Taylor
Ross Smith v Ricky Williams
Adam Hunt v Danny van Trijp
Ted Evetts v Martin Atkins (Leeds)
Wesley Plaisier v Jyhan Artut
Tags: European Darts Open 2019, European Tour 2019
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Author: Samuel Gill