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Please log in with facebook to become a fan. Kim produced a superb display to defeat Van Gerwen 4—2, but Ronny then lost 4—2 to Van Barneveld meaning the tie went into a deciding doubles match which the brothers lost 4—0.
In the deciding set of his first round match with Dean Winstanley at the World Championship , Huybrechts completed a checkout with Winstanley on 40 to break his throw and then took out a finish in the next leg to win 3—2.
Huybrechts' first quarter-final in an individual event this season came at the 11th Players Championship and he was beaten 6—1 by Ian White.
Huybrechts lost 3—0 to James Wade in the first round of the World Championship. Huybrechts reached the final by eliminating Michael Smith 6—5, but lost 6—3 to Simon Whitlock.
However, a day later in the quarter-finals Kim averaged From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Retrieved 19 January Retrieved 2 February Retrieved 3 February Retrieved 4 May Retrieved 8 June Retrieved 6 July Retrieved 7 July Retrieved 9 November Retrieved 10 November Retrieved 12 November He lost 6—5 to Denis Ovens , having missed three match darts.
He then beat Wes Newton 10—8 in the second round to book his place in the quarter-finals, where he narrowly lost 10—8 to world champion Adrian Lewis.
Huybrechts had a fantastic debut in the tournament as he managed to reach the quarter-finals. He enjoyed a dream first round match by defeating Brendan Dolan 3—0, with the Irishman only picking up two legs during the match  and continued his fine form to beat James Richardson 4—1 in the second round.
Huybrechts revealed after the match that his performances had earned him new sponsors, which will help him play all the tournaments on the PDC circuit for two years and admitted that it was his "biggest achievement of his career to date".
He then represented Belgium with Kurt van de Rijck in the PDC World Cup of Darts and reached the quarter-finals, where they were defeated by Australia 1—3, having beaten Sweden in the second round.
However, Huybrechts failed to convert multiple chances to take the match as he dropped six legs in a row to lose 9— Huybrechts went one better at the European Championship than his performance as he reached his maiden semi-final of a PDC major event.
There, he was beaten 1—6 by Whitlock. After all 33 ProTour events of had been played, Huybrechts finished ninth on the Order of Merit to qualify for the Players Championship Finals for the first time.
However, the pressure exerted on Huybrechts eventually told as he only won one out of the next nine legs to lose 6— Huybrechts' father Ludo Huybrechts — died on 11 December nine days before his son's first round match in the World Championship.
Huybrechts still decided to compete in the event and although he led 2—1 in sets against Scott Rand , he went on to lose 2—3.
Highlights included a 5—1 doubles win over the Australian pair of Simon Whitlock and Paul Nicholson ,  averaging Kim had to defeat Taylor to force a doubles match to decide the title, however, he lost 1—4.
He defeated Van Gerwen 6—3 in the semi-finals but saved his best performance for the final as he averaged Huybrechts said afterwards that he read text messages sent by his late father for inspiration before the final and dedicated the victory to him.
His tournament average over the six games was He faced Adrian Lewis in the first round and missed two darts at tops in the deciding leg to lose 6—5 despite an average of He played Ronny which saw them become the first brothers to play in a televised darts match, with Kim winning 10—5.
Huybrechts qualified for the PDC World Darts Championship as the 12th seed and remarkably was drawn to once again face off with his brother Ronny in the first round.
Kim survived a scare as he lost the first set and saw Ronny miss a total of five darts to win the second and recovered to triumph 3—1. Kim produced a superb display to defeat Van Gerwen 4—2 with an average of However, Ronny then lost 4—2 to Van Barneveld meaning the tie went into a deciding doubles match which the brothers lost 4—0.
Huybrechts started exceptionally to lead 12—3 with an average over , before Van Gerwen cut the gap to 13—7. Huybrechts responded with his first televised nine-dart finish and defeated the reigning world champion 16— At the World Championship , Huybrechts gained revenge for his 4—3 loss against Ian White 12 months earlier by beating him by a reversal of this scoreline, winning six of the last seven legs.
However, he lost the deciding set without taking a leg to be edged out 4—3. He fell 3—0 down, but Nicholson missed a total of six match darts allowing Kim to win 4—3.
In the deciding doubles match Ronny took out an 86 finish on the bull to see them reach the semi-finals. After taking a 2—1 set advantage over David Pallett in the opening round of the World Championship , Huybrechts lost six consecutive legs to be beaten 3—2.
He took the first set against Anderson without reply, but lost nine of the next twelve legs to be defeated 3—1.
He missed double 10 to complete a finish for the match and would be beaten 10—9. Huybrechts didn't drop a set in reaching the third round of the World Championship , but fell 3—0 down to Phil Taylor.
He punished missed match darts from Taylor to take two sets, but would be defeated 4—2. A day later Kim averaged Kim and his wife Dana had their first child in Ashley-Mae Huybrechts 4.
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