world champion Rob Cross is a failure in the Darts world Championships in London in the second round. Against the number 90 in the world, Luke Humphries, playful Cross a 2:0 Set lead. The world champion missed again and again, the Checkouts on the double. The 23-year-old Humphries played from the third rate, and launched a furious comeback, which he capped with a quarter-final.
For Cross, it is the first defeat for the Darts world championship. In his first Start last year, he had obtained directly to the title. It is already the second big Surprise in the second round of the world Cup, previously, had already failed title favourite, James Wade, Ryan Joyce, number 74 in the world.
In the first two sets Cross in front put in a good pace, won the first set without even a game loss. Humphries had at the beginning, however, great difficulty, took refuge again and again in a Grin.
The should Cross in the third sentence offense. The world champion hit a sudden no double fields, spurned promising chances, the game already vorzuent cal iden. Humphrey, playing his first round at the Darts world Championships, checked again and again, high Numbers.
In the fifth set it was then a game of nerves. Cross missed several Break opportunities, played in the second Leg, even two of the remaining points. Also Humphries had more and more problems to keep his high Scores.
In the third game of the sixth set of Humphries brought with three 140-throws a Sensation in position, but missed Darts for the first Match. Because it is Cross but not managed to turn the game with a 121 Finish, once again, got Humphries three more match Darts and took the second.