Deeping’s ‘Wolfie’ Adams targets BDO World Championships last-16 place

England's Martin Adams (left) celebrates beating England's Ross Smith in the Men's Quarter final during the BDO World Professional Darts Championship at the Lakeside Complex, London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday January 6, 2011. Photo credit should read: PA Wire. 2323
England's Martin Adams (left) celebrates beating England's Ross Smith in the Men's Quarter final during the BDO World Professional Darts Championship at the Lakeside Complex, London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday January 6, 2011. Photo credit should read: PA Wire. 2323
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Martin ‘Wolfie’ Adams continues his bid for a fourth BDO World title tonight (Wednesday) when facing American outsider Jim Widmayer in a last-16 tie at the Lakeside.

Adams will be expected to ease through to the quarter-finals. The third seed is the second match on in a session that starts at 6pm.

The 54 year-old from Deeping beat Dutchman Jan Dekker 3-1 in the first round of a competition he last won in 2011.

Adams took the first set 3-2 with a 32.77 average after twice starting with 180s, four times hitting 140 and twice completing 12-dart legs.

Dekker, who beat Adams at the quarter-final stage last year, threw his best darts of the match in the second set and won that 3-1 with a 31.97 average.

Adams hit back with some brilliant darts in the third set. He won it 3-2 with a cracking 33.34 average and in this one amassed two 180s and seven 140s.

The fourth set was one-sided as Adams cruised to a straight legs success to complete a promising start. He hit two more 180s and another three 140s in those three legs.

Overall Adams finished with a 31.37 average and Dekker 30.77.