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Blue Square UK Open - Round 4

BIG guns Raymond van Barneveld, John Part and James Wade continued their challenges in the Blue Square UK Open on Saturday afternoon as Phil Taylor landed a fourth Bolton nine-darter.


completed his sixth televised nine-darter and a quartet at the Reebok Stadium during a 9-1 fourth round win over Scottish veteran Jamie Harvey.

The 13-time World Champion will now face Fleetwood^s Wes Newton in the last 16 on Saturday evening as he bid to collect a third UK Open title and wrestle the trophy from Raymond van Barneveld^s grip.

The Dutchman won his place in round five with a hard-fought 9-7 win over plucky Irishman Jason Barry, and he now meets Andy Hamilton, who defeated Chris Mason 9-6.

Vincent van der Voort, the 2007 runner-up, edged out Colin Osborne 9-8 in a classic battle and will now face former Lakeside champion and his travelling partner Jelle Klaasen in the last 16.

World Champion John Part^s reward for a gritty 9-6 defeat of world number five Terry Jenkins is a date with Wayne Jones.

The final two Holsten Qualifiers, Robert Thornton and Scott Waites, saw their hopes ended by Alan Tabern and Ronnie Baxter respectively, while Stoke newcomer Nigel Birch lost 9-3 to Klaasen.

Northern Ireland^s Brendan Dolan, who came from 8-6 down to knock out Adrian Lewis in a deciding leg, will take on Chris Thompson, a solicitor^s clerk from York, as the pair bid for their first major quarter-final.

Mark Dudbridge, who pipped Peter Manley 9-7, meets Gary Mawson, while Yeovil^s resurgent Simon Whatley takes on Tabern.

Baxter will meet world number three James Wade, who defeated Steve Brown 9-5 in the fourth round.

Blue Square UK Open

Fourth Round

Phil Taylor 9-1 Jamie Harvey

Ronnie Baxter 9-6 Scott Waites

Raymond van Barneveld 9-7 Jason Barry

Mark Dudbridge 9-7 Peter Manley

Vincent van der Voort 9-8 Colin Osborne

John Part 9-6 Terry Jenkins

James Wade 9-5 Steve Brown

Andy Hamilton 9-6 Chris Mason

Jelle Klaasen 9-3 Nigel Birch

Alan Tabern 9-6 Robert Thornton

Wes Newton 9-7 Mark Walsh

Gary Mawson 9-4 Mark Lawrence

Wayne Jones 9-2 Barrie Bates

Brendan Dolan 9-8 Adrian Lewis

Chris Thompson 9-5 Steve Maish


Whatley 9-6 Steve Smith

Fifth Round

Main Stage

James Wade v Ronnie Baxter

Andy Hamilton v Raymond van Barneveld

Vincent van der Voort v Jelle Klaasen

Wayne Jones v John Part

Board Two

Chris Thompson v Brendan Dolan


Whatley v Alan Tabern

Gary Mawson v Mark Dudbridge

Wes Newton v Phil Taylor

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