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Fallon Sherrock defeats ‘Lucky D’ Darius Labanauskas 6-1 – including a stunning 142 to reach the Nordic Masters Quarterfinals; Sherrock was a finalist at last year’s tournament in Copenhagen

Last updated: 06.10.22 23:38

Fallon Sherrock found her form to crush Darius Labanauskas at the Nordic Masters

Fallon Sherrock found her form to crush Darius Labanauskas at the Nordic Masters

Fallon Sherrock sailed past Lithuania’s Darius Labanauskas 6-1 to reach the Nordic Masters quarterfinals on Friday.

Grand Slam quarterfinalist Sherrock, a runner-up at last year’s inaugural event of the tournament in Copenhagen, averaged 80 and hit an impressive 142 checkout on her way to a grand win.

‘The Queen of the Palace’ bounced back from her disappointing early exit at last week’s US Darts Masters against Leonard Gates to make it to the last eight and a meeting with top seed Michael Smith after the St ., second-best World Series titles with a 6-2 win over Danish No. 1 Vladimir Andersen.

Sherrock was beaten by Van Gerwen in a thrilling final 12 months ago after making a remarkable 8-2 comeback in the semis to stun Dimitri Van den Bergh.

The 27-year-old, who is hoping these positive memories can spark another dream run in Copenhagen, went 4-1 up against former World Cup quarter-finalist Labanauskas before landing a game-changing 142 (T20, T20, D11). .

Labanauskas, who missed a total of 16 darts in doubles, was broken again in the next leg when Sherrock pulled out 85 for a wonderful win.

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Fallon Sherrock says she’s excited to be able to inspire a generation of gamers to play the sport

Elsewhere reigning champion Michael van Gerwen started his title defense with a dominant 6:1 victory over Finnish veteran Marko Kantele.

Van Gerwen stormed cleanly with 157 and 103 finishes in consecutive legs and will play now James Wadeahead of the pair’s Premier League play-off clash on Monday.

Wade started his campaign with a comfortable 6-3 win over Madars Razma while he was world champion Peter Wright produced the evening’s performance, averaging 103.66 in a whitewash victory over major stage debutant Matthias Orn Fridriksson.

Wright now looks forward to an all-Scottish affair Gary Andersonwho survived a big scare after rallying from 5-3 down to oust experienced Swede Daniel Larsson.

Gerwyn price bounced back from a sluggish start and threw out home favorite Brian Lokken by delivering five straight legs from a 2-1 deficit to book a showdown in the last eight Dimitri Van den Bergh.

The fight between Sherrock and Smith grabs headlines in Saturday afternoon’s quarter-finals, before the semi-finals and final take place in a blockbuster evening session at Forum Copenhagen.

game schedule
Friday 10 June, Forum Copenhagen
First round
Dimitri Van den Bergh 6-0 Benjamin Drue Reus
Gary Anderson 6-5 Daniel Larsson
James Wade 6-3 Madar’s Razma
Fallon Sherrock 6-1 Darius Labanauskas
Gerwyn Price 6-2 Brian Lokken
Michael Smith 6-2 Vladimir Andersen
Peter Wright 6-0 Matthew Orn Fridriksson
Michael van Gerwen 6-1 Marko Kantele

Saturday June 11th
Afternoon session (1300 local time, 1200 BST)
quarter finals
Gerwyn Price vs. Dimitri Van den Bergh
Michael Smith vs Fallon Sherrock
Michael van Gerwen vs James Wade
Peter Wright versus Gary Anderson

Evening session (2000 local time, 1900 BST)
semifinals

Smith/Sherrock vs. Price/Van den Bergh
Van Gerwen/Wade versus Wright/Anderson
final

Quarterfinals – Best of 19 Legs
Semifinals – Best of 21 Legs
Final – Best of 21 Legs

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