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Van Gerwen Eases Past Edgar in Minehead

Ladbrokes Players Championship Finals – Round One

UNIBET GRAND PRIX 2018
CONVENTION CENTRE,
CITY WEST HOTEL,
DUBLIN
IRELAND
PIC;LAWRENCE LUSTIG
ROUND2
MICHAEL VAN GERWEN V DARREN WEBSTER
MICHAEL VAN GERWEN IN ACTION

MICHAEL VAN GERWEN began his Ladbrokes Players Championship Finals title defence with a comfortable victory over Matthew Edgar in Minehead on Friday evening.

The world number one, who is bidding for a fourth consecutive triumph in the event, cruised to a 6-1 triumph over Edgar to set up a second round meeting with Keegan Brown.

“I played pretty well in the end, said Van Gerwen.

“I felt like I got better as the game went on and I know I will need to keep improving as the tournament goes on.

“I feel like my best darts are not far away and if I play them I am sure I will win.”