Van Gerwen edges thriller and Wade hits nine-darter on day of PDC drama


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  • No 1 seed survives two match darts in 4-3 win over Joe Cullen
  • James Wade beaten by Stephen Bunting despite nine-darter

Michael van Gerwen survived two missed match darts from Joe Cullen before prevailing in a final-leg shootout to reach the PDC world championship quarter-finals.

After the first two sets were shared, Bradford’s Cullen held his nerve on double four to win the third. The No 16 seed then broke Van Gerwen with a 123 checkout on his way to a 3-1 lead at the interval.

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