2018 European Darts Trophy

Euro Tour 13 

Friday 12th October 2018 - Sunday 14th October 2018

The Lockhalle, Gottingen, Germany.

Rob Cross made the quarter-finals of the European Darts Trophy in Gottingen, Germany where he was defeated 6-3 by James Wade. The world champion came through the second round with a 6-4 win against Jeffrey de Zwann then went on beat Max Hopp 6-5 in the third round.


Last 32 (vs Jeffrey de Zwaan)

Cross faced De Zwann for the first time on the PDC circuit in this second round match, hitting two 180s, a 124 match winning outshot (20, T18, bull) and averaging 95.92 in a 6-4 win. His Dutch opponent hit three 180s, a 126 finish (T19, T19, D6) and averaged 93.32.  


Last 16 (vs Max Hopp)

Voltage extended his winning record over Hopp to 3-1 in what ended up being a close contest. Cross opened up a 3-0 lead but Hopp battled back by taking four legs on the spin to lead 4-3. Cross then won the next two legs only for Hopp to level and force the match into a decider. Both players missed chances to win it with Cross coming through with a 19 dart leg finishing on double one. Cross hit two 180s, finishes of 96, 88 and 72, averaging 97.95. Hopp hit four 180s, finishes of 124 and 76, averaging 101.62. 


Quarter-Final (vs James Wade)

Wade won the quarter-final tie 6-3 to take the head-to-head record between the two players to 5-5. Cross won the opening two legs but Wade responded by winning six of the next seven legs to march on to the semi-finals. Wade hit two 180s, finishes of 82 and 80, averaging 97.42. Cross hit one 180 and averaged 95.95


Wade went on to make the final by beating Richard North 7-4 in the semi-finals. Michael van Gerwen beat Wade 8-3 in the final.  


Last 16 - Results
Michael van Gerwen  6-4 Stephen Bunting
Daryl Gurney 6-3 Matthew Edgar
Michael Smith 6-0 Steve Beaton
Dave Chisnall 6-0 John Henderson
Jelle Klaasen 6-5 Martin Schindler
Richard North 6-1 Jonny Clayton
James Wade 6-3 Darren Webster
Rob Cross 6-5 Max Hopp
Quarter-Finals - Results
Michael van Gerwen 6-2 Daryl Gurney
Michael Smith 6-2 Dave Chisnall
Richard North 6-3 Jelle Klaasen
James Wade 6-3 James Wade
Semi-Finals - Results
Michael van Gerwen 7-2 Michael Smith
James Wade 7-4 Richard North
Final - Result
Michael van Gerwen 8-3 James Wade