After a gruelling opening round clash first round tie with Roger Janssen, Jim Williams made light work of fellow Welshman Dean Reynolds to reach the quarter-final stage. ‘The Quiff’ reached the final eight twelve months ago, crashing out to eventual champion Glen Durrant on that occasion.
Williams will be confident he can go a step further this time around following the convincing win over his Welsh teammate. The 34-year-old would take the opening set with a ton plus average, not allowing his opponent a dart at the outer ring.
A 90-check-out would tie up the second set of the match as Reynolds struggled to get out of first gear. A frustrated Reynolds would continue to scrap but get very little change out of a confident looking Williams.
The Welsh number one would confirm the whitewash in the fourth and final set, taking out 62 for a crushing win over a devastated Reynolds. Williams will face either Scott Mitchell or Krzysztof Kciuk in the quarter-finals.
BY JOSH GREEN (@JoshGreenMedia)