Nathan Aspinall, Steve Beaton and Mervyn King seal European Tour double
Last Updated: 15/04/19 1:10pm
UK Open champion Nathan Aspinall, along with former European Tour event winners Steve Beaton and Mervyn King, secured places in both the Austrian Darts Open and European Darts Grand Prix.
The trio were among 10 players to seal their spots from Friday's European Tour qualifying events in Barnsley, with veteran stars Beaton and King progressing unscathed to secure places in both May tournaments.
Aspinall will also be in action in both Graz and Sindelfingen after he went through from the UK qualifying event, with former Lakeside champion Stephen Bunting also enjoying a double success.
Former world youth champion Keegan Brown, who enjoyed a semi-final run at the German Darts Championship, was another double qualifier, alongside Chris Dobey, Ross Smith, Jamie Hughes and Ryan Searle.
Dutchman Jeffrey de Zwaan also enjoyed a qualification double as he won through the European Tour Card Holder Qualifier for both tournaments.
De Zwaan's fellow Premier League contenders Steve Lennon and John Henderson were among the UK qualifiers for the Austrian Darts Open, alongside another former Lakeside champion, Mark Webster.
Andrew Gilding, Devon Petersen, Conan Whitehead, Jamie Bain, Mark Barilli and Mark Wilson were the other qualifiers for the Austrian Darts Open.
The UK qualifiers for the European Darts Grand Prix were led by Lakeside champion Glen Durrant, who edged out Arron Monk 6-5 to secure his place in Sindelfingen.
World Championship quarter-finalist Brendan Dolan, 2018 UK Open semi-finalist Robert Owen, former World Youth Championship runner-up Josh Payne and former BDO No 1 Mark McGeeney also qualified, alongside Dave Prins, Gavin Carlin, Matthew Edgar and James Richardson.
Five-time world champion Raymond van Barneveld headlined the six players to qualify for the Austrian Darts Open through the European Tour Card Holder Qualifier.
Fellow Dutchmen De Zwaan and Dirk van Duijvenbode, Belgium's Kim Huybrechts, Lithuania's Darius Labanauskas and Polish World Cup representative Tytus Kanik also secured spots in Graz.
Van Barneveld was denied by world youth champion Dimitri Van den Bergh as the Belgian secured his place in the European Darts Grand Prix in Friday's second qualifier.
Poland's Krzysztof Ratajski denied Labanauskas a qualification double, while Latvia's Madars Razma survived missed match darts from Martin Schindler as he qualified for the Sindelfingen event.
Former UK Open finalist Vincent van der Voort and PDC Unicorn Development Tour event winner Niels Zonneveld also progressed to play in the European Darts Grand Prix.
What comes next? Night 12 - Thursday, April 18 - Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff
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