GRAND SLAM MICHAEL VAN GERWEN v STEVE BEATON LAST 16

wwMichael van Gerwen v Steve Beaton
1-0 – van Gerwen lands a 180 as he claims an immediate break of throw.
2-0 – The Dutchman lands another maximum as he claims a second leg.
3-0 – Both players hit 180s, but Beaton’s miss at tops is punished by van Gerwen, who takes out 124.
4-0 – Beaton lands a 180 but van Gerwen finishes 64 on double eight to win his fourth leg.
5-0 – Beaton misses the bull for a 124 finish, and van Gerwen hits tops to claim his fifth leg, averaging 105.85 after five superb legs.
6-0 – Tops sees van Gerwen claim a sixth successive leg.
6-1 – Beaton finishes 116 on tops to claim his first leg of the game.
7-1 – van Gerwen hits a 180 and tops to regain his cushion.
7-2 – van Gerwen lands a 174 score, but misses four darts at doubles for the leg as Beaton returns on tops.
8-2 – Double ten sees van Gerwen move two legs away from the win, taking his average to 107 in-running.
9-2 – van Gerwen opens with a 177 and finishes double four to edge towards the quarter-finals.
10-2 – The world number one seals a last eight spot with the aid of a fifth 180 and an 88 finish.

Match Stats

Michael van Gerwen 10-2 Steve Beaton
12 100+ 14
9 140+ 8
2 170+ 0
5 180 4
109.18 Average 99.56
124 High Finish 116
4 Breaks of Throw 0
10/19 – 53% Checkout % 2/5 – 40%