Wesley Plaisier and Deta Hedman won titles at the WDF Antwerp Open in the Belgian city of Antwerp on Saturday. For Plaisier, it is his third WDF title, following wins at the Belgium Open and World Masters in 2022.
The Dutchman dealt with, among others Timothy Verbruggen (4-1), Geert de Vos (4-3) and Moreno Blom (4-3) to qualify for the final match. In it, he faced former PDC Tour Card holder Matthew Edgar. Plaisier beat the Englishman 5-2.
Among the ladies, the final victory went to Hedman. 'The Heart of Darts' qualified for the finals after wins over Noa-Lynn van Leuven (4-3) and Aletta Wajer (5-3), among others. Hedman was then 5-4 too strong for Monique Lessmeister in the final.
Two youth tournaments were also played. Rune van Damme defeated Matteo Gesquiere 4-2 to win the boys' tournament. Paige Pauling triumphed 4-0 in the final of the girls tournament.
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Results WDF Antwerp Open
Matthew Edgar 4-3 Anthony Allen
David Wawrzewki 4-1 Benjamin Reus
Marcel Steinmacher 0-4 Moreno Blom
Wesley Plaisier 4-3 Geert de Vos
Matthew Edgar 4-1 David Wawrzewki
Moreno Blom 3-4 Wesley Plaisier
Wesley Plaisier 5-2 Matthew Edgar
Monique Lessmeister 4-1 Irina Armstrong
Anca Zijlstra 1-4 Kirsty Hutchinson
Deta Hedman 4-3 Noa-Lynn van Leuven
Aletta Wajer 4-3 Suzanne Smith
Monique Lessmeister 4-1 Kirsty Hutchinson
Deta Hedman 4-1 Aletta Wajer
Monique Lessmeister 4-5 Deta Hedman