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Fallon Sherrock, Michael van Gerwen, Luke Humphries and defending champion Michael Smith all win on the Grand Slam of Darts on Sunday night in Wolverhampton; Dwell protection continues on Monday from 7pm on Sky Sports activities Enviornment

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Fallon Sherrock defeated Martijn Kleermaker to maintain her Grand Slam of Darts hopes alive

Fallon Sherrock defeated Martijn Kleermaker to maintain her Grand Slam of Darts hopes alive

Fallon Sherrock, Michael van Gerwen, Luke Humphries and defending champion Michael Smith all received on a bumper evening on the Grand Slam of Darts on Sunday.

Sherrock received a last-leg shoot-out to defeat Dutchman Martijn Kleermaker to maintain her hopes of creating it via to the knockout levels of the match.

‘The Queen of the Palace’ joined Beau Greaves in delighting a packed out-crowd at WV Energetic Aldersley, on a landmark day which noticed two feminine stars prevail in the identical PDC premier televised occasion for the primary time.

Grand Slam of Darts: Teams A-C-E-G Second Matches

James Wade 5-2 Nathan Girvan (A) Michael Smith 5-4 Krzysztof Ratajski(A) Dirk van Duijvenbode 5-2 Steve Lennon (C) Luke Humphries 5-1 Gary Anderson (C) Peter Wright 5-4 Dave Chisnall (E) Stephen Bunting 3-5 Stowe Buntz (E) Martijn Kleermaker 4-5 Fallon Sherrock (G) Michael van Gerwen 5-4 Rob Cross (G)

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Sherrock says that her ‘greatest darts come out below stress’ after beating Martijn Kleermaker in a closing leg decider

Sherrock says that her ‘greatest darts come out below stress’ after beating Martijn Kleermaker in a closing leg decider

Sherrock, a Grand Slam quarter-finalist in 2021, returned to profitable methods in Wolverhampton with a deciding-leg success towards Kleermaker in her second Group G encounter.

The 29-year-old was crushed by a formidable Van Gerwen on Saturday’s opening evening, though she saved her qualification hopes alive with a battling victory towards Kleermaker.

“I used to be shaking close to the tip, however I bought throughout the road,” mirrored Sherrock, who will play 2018 World Champion Rob Cross for a spot within the final 16 on Tuesday.

“I believe once you put me in these stress conditions that’s when my greatest darts come out, so hopefully I can produce one thing particular in my subsequent sport.

“Michael [van Gerwen] produced his A-game towards me and I felt like I handled that fairly effectively, and I anticipate Rob will do the identical, however hopefully I can grind out a win!”

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Watch Rob Cross hit a 136 and 108 checkout towards Michael van Gerwen

Watch Rob Cross hit a 136 and 108 checkout towards Michael van Gerwen

Van Gerwen sealed his qualification in dramatic model, rallying from 3-1 all the way down to win a last-leg shoot-out towards Cross, who landed 136 and 108 finishes earlier than lacking three match darts within the decider.

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Michael Smith apologised to the followers after his win over Krzysztof Ratajsk saying his efficiency wasn’t adequate

Michael Smith apologised to the followers after his win over Krzysztof Ratajsk saying his efficiency wasn’t adequate

Defending champion Michael Smith, who’s but to substantiate his place within the knockout stage, defeated Krzysztof Ratajski 5-4 to make it 18 straight wins within the group stage.

Ratajski averaged 101 and conjured up the primary 170 checkout of the match, just for Smith to transform a nerveless 106 outshot within the closing leg to retain high spot in Group A.

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Krzysztof Ratajski sticks ‘The Large Fish’ within the web towards Michael Smith through the Grand Slam of Darts

Krzysztof Ratajski sticks ‘The Large Fish’ within the web towards Michael Smith through the Grand Slam of Darts

The world No 1 will now tackle James Wade in a crunch showdown on Monday, after the three-time finalist received 5 straight legs to defeat Nathan Girvan 5-2 and maintain his qualification hopes alive.

World Grand Prix champion Luke Humphries is in pole place in Group C, averaging nearly 101 to wrap up an emphatic 5-1 win towards two-time finalist Gary Anderson in Sunday night’s finale.

Humphries’ closing round-robin fixture pits him towards Dirk van Duijvenbode, who battled via the ache barrier to see off Steve Lennon with assistance from 139 and 136 finishes.

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After wins over Peter Wright and Stephen Bunting, Stowe Buntz has certified from the group levels of the Grand Slam of Darts

After wins over Peter Wright and Stephen Bunting, Stowe Buntz has certified from the group levels of the Grand Slam of Darts

American debutant Stowe Buntz assured his progress from Group E with a scientific 5-3 success towards Stephen Bunting, who missed double 12 for a nine-darter halfway via the match.

In the meantime, on Tuesday, world No 2 Peter Wright will face Bunting in a straight Group E shoot-out, after profitable via a topsy-turvy tie towards Dave Chisnall to get rid of the 2014 runner-up.

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Stephen Bunting was so near his first-ever televised nine-darter on the Grand Slam of Darts

Stephen Bunting was so near his first-ever televised nine-darter on the Grand Slam of Darts

What occurs on Monday on the Grand Slam?

Group Stage: Teams A-D Remaining Matches

Gerwyn Value vs Gian van Veen (D) Josh Rock vs Berry van Peer (B) Gary Anderson vs Steve Lennon (C) Luke Humphries vs Dirk van Duijvenbode (C) Nathan Rafferty vs Ryan Searle (D) Krzysztof Ratajski vs Nathan Girvan (A) Michael Smith vs James Wade (A) Jonny Clayton vs Chris Dobey (B)

Teams A-D draw to an in depth on Monday night, earlier than gamers from Teams E-H proceed their battle for qualification on Tuesday.

Dwell Grand Slam of Darts

November 13, 2023, 7:00pm

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The highest two gamers from every group will progress to the knockout stage, with the last-16 motion set to start on Wednesday November 15.

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