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Jennings produces BDO upset to beat Montgomery

Updated: Monday, 07 Jan 2013 22:34 | Comments

Ross Montgomery was beaten by Paul Jennings
Ross Montgomery was beaten by Paul Jennings

Paul Jennings moved into the second round of the BDO World Championship with a 3-1 defeat of the higher-ranked Ross Montgomery.

Jennings had a 103 finish and an 11-dart leg en route to taking the first set.

Montgomery, ranked BDO world number five, levelled at 1-1 before taking a 2-0 lead in the third set.

However, the Englishman took the next three legs, including a 102 checkout, to take a 2-1 lead.

Jennings then won the fourth set with a stunning 14-dart leg.

Tony Eccles was edged out 3-2 by Belgium's Geert De Vos.

The Briton took the first set before his opponent took the next two.

Eccles levelled, but De Vos produced an 87 checkout, finishing on the bull, for a narrow victory.

Dutchman Wesley Harms beat Norway's Rune David 3-1.

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