2020 BDO World Darts Championship – Aileen de Graaf vs Kirsty Hutchinson Preview & Prediction

THE FACTS

When is Aileen de Graaf vs Kirsty Hutchinson taking place? Sunday 5th January, 2020 – afternoon

Where is Aileen de Graaf vs Kirsty Hutchinson taking place? Indigo at The O2, London

What channel is Aileen de Graaf vs Kirsty Hutchinson on? Some BDO World Championship matches will be televised live on Eurosport and Quest in the UK, so it is worth checking their schedules

Where can I stream Aileen de Graaf vs Kirsty Hutchinson? If televised on Eurosport, then the match can be streamed on either Sky Go or Eurosport Player

Where can I get tickets for Aileen de Graaf vs Kirsty Hutchinson? Click here to purchase tickets

THE PLAYERS

AILEEN DE GRAAF

  • Aileen de Graaf reached back-to-back World Championship semi-finals in 2016 & 2017 but has not gone further than the quarters since then.
  • De Graaf has recorded five consecutive 2-0 first round wins at the World Championship since losing in round one on her debut in 2014.

KIRSTY HUTCHINSON

  • Kirsty Hutchinson has been given a tough assignment for her World Championship debut with a match against number three seed Aileen de Graaf.
  • Hutchinson reached her first ranking tournament final at the Slovak Masters last February having defeated Fallon Sherrock in the semis.

THE PREDICTION

Aileen de Graaf has an excellent record in the opening round having not lost a set at this stage of the tournament since her debut in 2014 when she lost 2-1 to Lisa Ashton. The number three seed is predicted to extend that record with a straight sets win against debutant Kirsty Hutchinson.

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