The Englishman Rob Cross may hope to see in the Darts world Championships in London next to the title defense. The reigning Champion defeated on Sunday evening in the third round, Cristo Reyes from Spain clearly with 4:0 and in the second round of the major Darts tournament in the world.

is Also in the second round of Darts champion James Wade. Wade won after a great comeback on Sunday in London, 4:3 against his English compatriot Keegan Brown and turned with nerves of steel, a 1:3 residue.

co-favourites such as Peter Wright, Raymond van Barneveld, Simon Whitlock and Daryl Gurney failed. The last German Starter Max Hopp lost on Saturday in the third round of the 1:4 against the world rank list first and former world champion Michael van Gerwen from the Netherlands.

Little lesson for Hopp

On his trip home from London positive thoughts and anticipation outweighed in the case of Hopp, however. The distinct world with the 1:4 defeat against van Gerwen angered the 22-Year-old on Saturday night, then he looked again, satisfied on a strong year and a decent world Cup. “I take a lot of Positives from London,” said Hopp. Just like he’d traveled after the holidays, once again to the island to play the round of sixteen. However, also be alternatively, the program doesn’t sound so bad: “I can enjoy Christmas now.”

With the best Darts of the year in his career, the Hesse combines beautiful memories of the home European Championships in Dortmund with the surprising semi-finals, as well as a sensational tournament victory in Saarbr├╝cken. After a few days of contemplative calm under the Christmas tree Hopp wants to attack again.