ET5 Associate Member and Host Nation Qualifiers
6 players secured qualification for the 5th event of 13 taking place on the 2019 European Tour on Thursday Night ahead of the Austrian Darts Open in Graz.
2 qualifiers were held for Associate Members and Host Nation players with Diogo Portela being the headline qualifier.
Portela came through the Associate Members Qualifier with wins over Cody Harris and Michele Turetta with both matches going the distance and averages of 84.4 and 81.6. The other player to come through was Dutch youngster Patrick Van Boogaard with wins over Jyhan Artut, Andre Christen and Wilco Vermeulen dropping just 6 legs.
The Host Nation Qualifiers for the Austrian Darts Open included 2018 Challenge Tour Event winner Michael Rasztovits who saw off Claudia Rottmann, Bernhard Gutschreiter, Marcel Baernthaler and Christian Kallinger. The three other players to come through were Former PDC World Championship competitor Dietmar Burger, Benjamin Fasching and Patrick Tringer both set to make their European Tour debuts.
The Austrian Darts Open commences on Friday 3rd May to Sunday 5th May all live on PDC.tv from 12pm GMT (1pm Local Time) and 6pm GMT (7pm Local Time).