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Mar 13 2012

Tough Weekend in Reading for Dean – but Form is Good

Sneak view from inside the Pro Tour

Sneak view from inside the Pro Tour (Photo by Krispy for an InsideDarts.co.uk article)

Reading Pro Tour weekend saw Dean throw some great darts, and miss d12 for a 9 Darter, but still come away with less than his form deserved!

Saturday saw Dean take on two big names, one in Klaasen a former Lakeside winner, and the other the former Lakeside finalist and PDC ranked five Simon Whitlock – so hardly an easy draw!  Sunday hardly saw things improve, with a draw against ‘the man’ Raymond van Barneveld.   Dean really should have won that game, and was winning throughout, the wire away from a 9 darter coming in the game.  Doubles where the key, and Barney came back from behind to take the game 6-5.

Dean knows that his form is good, and scoring is right up there – so confidence is still high for the next event in Barnsley in two weeks time.  Onwards and upwards!

Saturday

Round 1: Dean Winstanley 6-4 Jelle Klaasen
Round 2: Simon Whitlock 6-1 Dean Winstanley

Sunday

Round 1:  Raymond van Barneveld (23) 6-5 Dean Winstanley

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