world’s top 10 to reach the UK Open last eight, Peter Wright and Raymond van Barneveld, the main individuals from the world’s main 10 to achieve the UK Open last eight, will meet in Sunday’s quarter-finals.
Saturday night’s draw combined the main two in the wagering in a blockbuster confrontation on Sunday lunchtime that will leave the six different contenders confident of the title.
Kim Huybrechts will meet Alan Norris, Ian White will go up against Gerwyn Price and Simon Whitlock will meet Daryl Gurney in the other quarter-last matches – the four victors will then meet in the semi-last on Sunday night before the last in Minehead.
Wright, runner-up to Michael van Gerwen in each of the most recent two year’s of the occasion, guided into the last eight with two in number exhibitions on Saturday.
Subsequent to getting through his fourth round match with Dave Chisnall he averaging more than 100 to beat Rob Cross 10-6 in the last match of the night and set up a conflict with Barney.
“I didn’t feel incredible against Rob and I battled yet he’s an extremely perilous player and I escaped with the win,” Wright told the authority PDC site. “I’ll have a pleasant rest this evening and be decent and new for Raymond. “I’m cheerful and it ought to be an extraordinary amusement against Barney for the group.”