Taylor and Wade into semis

Phil Taylor and James Wade are on course to meet in the final of the PDC World Grand Prix after coming through their respective quarter-finals in Dublin.

Phil Taylor and James Wade are on course to meet in the final of the PDC World Grand Prix after coming through their respective quarter-finals in Dublin.

Taylor’s bid for a 10th title saw him ease past Mark Webster in straight sets as he dropped only three legs in the entire game.

’The Power’ booked his semi-final spot against Richie Burnett with a 10-darter and a 145 finish.

Reigning champion Wade overcame Andy Smith with a 4-2 victory – taking the final two sets 3-2 as he bids for a third World Grand Prix win.

Wade now takes on Northern Ireland’s Brendan Dolan, who won through to his first major semi-final with a 4-1 defeat of Scotland’s John Henderson.

Resurgent Burnett reached his first major semi-final since 2001 with a 4-1 defeat of left-hander Mark Hylton.

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