Klaasen and Greaves seal 2022 Dutch Open Darts titles
Jelle Klaasen has the Dutch Open Darts in Assen. 'The Cobra' won the final 3-0 in sets against Mark Barilli. He follows in the footsteps of former Dutch winners Brian Femby (1980), Jilles Vermaat (1982), Raymond van Barneveld (2001, 2004 and 2006) and Richard Veenstra (2019).
Klaasen participated in the singles tournament at the Dutch Open for the first time in a long time. Because he doesn't have a PDC Tour Card anymore, he can also participate in tournaments on the WDF circuit. With success, because Klaasen also reached the final of the Denmark Masters. Because of his victory at the Dutch Open Klaasen is also assured of participation in the 2023 WDF World Championship.
In the women's event, the final victory went to Beau Greaves. The reigning ladies world champion defeated Rhian O'Sullivan in the final match 5-1.
Results Dutch Open Darts 2022
Mark Barilli 5-3 Gian van Veen
Ivo Leeksma 5-3 Bradly Roes
Jelle Klaasen 5-2 Jurjen van der Velde
Thibault Tricole 5-1 Johan van Velzen
Semi-Finals (best of 3 sets)
Mark Barilli (82.63) 2-1 (81.38) Ivo Leeksma
Jelle Klaasen (89.74) 2-1 (95.19) Thibault Tricole
Final (best of 5 sets)
Jelle Klaasen (83.47) 3-0 (74.01) Mark Barilli
Rhian O’Sullivan 4-3 Aileen de Graaf
Irina Armstrong 4-2 Vanessa Zuidema
Beau Greaves 4-2 Lorraine Winstanley
Kirsty Hutchinson 4-1 Paula Jacklin
Rhian O’Sullivan 4-2 Irina Armstrong
Beau Greaves 4-1 Kirsty Hutchinson
Beau Greaves (85.21) 5-1 (81.21) Rhian O'Sullivan