James Richardson has reached the third round of the International Darts Open after defeating Dave Chisnall on Saturday afternoon.
‘Ruthless’ won three of the first four legs, however Chisnall managed to level the match in leg six. Both players held throw till the tenth leg, where Richardson broke his compatriot with a 13-dart leg for the win.
Danny Noppert booked his place in the third round at the expense of Jermaine Wattimena. Noppert beat ‘The Machine Gun’ with a 6-2 scoreline.
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Afternoon session schedule
Kim Huybrechts (84.09) 1-6 (96.43) Martin Schindler
Darren Webster (88.21) 6-4 (85.79) Mickey Mansell
Mervyn King (97.99) 1-6 (111.29) Steve West
Stephen Bunting (96.96) 6-3 (83.10) Barry Lynn
Gerwyn Price (95.69) 6-3 (84.84) John Henderson
Jonny Clayton (95.54) 6-5 (93.17) Steve Lennon
Dave Chisnall (92.64) 4-6 (92.84) James Richardson
Jermaine Wattimena (82.46) 2-6 (93.07) Danny Noppert
Tags: Danny Noppert, International Darts Open 2018, James Richardson
WINNER | James Richardson knocks out world number eight Dave Chisnall with a 6-4 victory – our third seeded player to be eliminated this afternoon as @JamesR501 progresses to round three.
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