Michael Van Gerwen took his place in the quarter-finals of the British Open, defeating the previous world champion Luke Humphries, 10-4. Michael Smith At Minehead Butlin.

Dutch Van Gerwen prevailed on the fifth night. Premier League inside Exeter On Thursday, ‘Cool Hand’ Humphries responded, leading 3-0 before trailing 6-4, trailing 170.

Three-time UK Open champion Van Gerwen rounded things up again to comfortably close the win with a match average of 103.98, reaching a five-max.

“There’s still a long way to go. I’m only in the quarterfinals and I’m looking forward to my next game,” he said on the Dutch PDC website.

“You just need to focus on your own performance and that’s all you can do.

“There are long days at the UK Open but I like it, I’m ready for it. I love what I do, I love playing on the big stage, and that’s what makes me happy.”

Senior Richie Burnett scores an unexpected 10-8 win over world runner-up Peter WrightFighting from level 7-3 to .

“I am a hard old cookie. I love this game,” said Welsh Burnett, who beat Wright on his way to win the 1995 BDO World Darts Championship title at Lakeside at Frimley Green.

“I failed in this tournament. I’ve failed in my career, so I’m making up for lost time here.”

Second Stage, former world champion Rob Cross Jeffrey, who had previously ended the hopes of Welsh Gerwyn Price, also recorded a 10-7 win over Zwaan.

Dimitri Van den Bergh reached the last eight after stopping Gary Anderson’s challenge to win 10-8.

Germany’s Martin Schindler also advanced to the quarterfinals, beating Jonny Clayton by the same points.

Adam Gawlas, Czech, 21, advanced to the quarterfinals of a major PDC tournament for the first time after he finished off William O’Connor, who knocked out reigning champion Danny Noppert in the afternoon session with an impressive 10-3 win.

2019 British Open champion Nathan Aspinall placed Joe Cullen in the last eight with a 10-2 win on the main stage, while Andrew Gilding secured a 10-8 win over Brendan Dolan, who had beaten previous Masters Chris Dobey champion. within the day.

As the action resumes on Sunday afternoon, Van Gerwen will play Aspinall, facing Cross Gawlas and facing Gilding Schindler.

Burnett faces Van den Bergh for a place in the last four, and the semi-finals are drawn before the closing session in the evening.