Jelle Klaasen impressive on Lakeside return as Deta Hedman survives scare

Jelle Klaasen secured a spot in the last sixteen at the WDF World Championship in Frimley Green on Tuesday night. The former Lakeside champion won hia second round tie by a decisive margin over Edwin Torbjornsson.

It was a strong match from Klaasen, who, thanks to an average of almost 94, finished in just 27 minutes with his Swedish opponent, who had won 2-0 over Laszlo Kadar in the first round.

The first set went 3-0 to Klaasen, after "The Cobra" notched a 15-darter and 14-darter, among others. Klaasen then took a 2-0 lead in the second set, which was then won 3-1. The third set was then a 3-0 win for the Dutchman.

Deta Hedman managed to qualify for the quarter-finals of the women's tournament at the expense of Aletta Wajer. After an exciting deciding set, the match was won 2-1 in sets by the experienced Englishwoman.

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