sport“>Fast Vinnie was too strong for fellow countryman Derk Telnekes in his first match: 6-2. Zonneveld delivered a great performance by throwing James Wade home 6-3, and Wattimena was the boss of Steve Lennon. Maik Kuivenhoven was killed by a 6-1 defeat against Damon Heta.
sport“>Van Gerwen had a great performance against Darius Labanauskas. Mighty Mike was particularly strong on his doubles and only missed his first double at his first matchdart at 5-2. He still had to leave that leg to his opponent, but in the next leg Van Gerwen got the job done immediately with his second match dart: 6-3.
sport“>De Zwaan joined the last 32 via a victory with the same figures as Van Gerwen. He beat Darren Webster. Noppert eliminated Steve Beaton: 6-1.
sport“>Earlier on Friday, Dirk van Duijvenbode was already 6-4 too strong for William O’Connor, while Martijn Kleermaker only just lost to Gabriel Clemens (6-5).
The matches of the Dutch on Saturday afternoon in the second round:
sport“>Danny Noppert – Mervyn King
sport“>Jermaine Wattimena – Luke Humphries
sport“>Michael van Gerwen – Jonny Clayton
sport“>Jeffrey the Swan – Wayne Jones
sport“>Niels Zonneveld – Dirk van Duijvenbode
sport“>Vincent van der Voort – José de Sousa / Mike de Decker