Masters roundup: Phil Taylor, Michael van Gerwen through to last eight

Phil Taylor of Britain reacts as he takes part in the PDC World Championship darts final against Michael van Gerwen of the Netherlands on January 1, 2013
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Phil Taylor and Michael van Gerwen safely progress through to the quarter-finals of The Masters tournament in Edinburgh.

Phil Taylor and Michael van Gerwen both recorded comfortable victories to move through to the quarter-finals of The Masters in Edinburgh.

The sixteen-time world champion reeled off the last four legs to secure a 6-3 win over Terry Jenkins, while the Dutchman averaged in excess of 103 in beating Peter Wright by a 6-2 scoreline.

Adrian Lewis survived a scare to win a last-leg decider against Kim Huybrechts, who missed two match darts and averaged over 106 in defeat.

Raymond van Barneveld produced a clinical display to see off Dave Chisnall, while there were also wins for James Wade, Simon Whitlock, Robert Thornton and Wes Newton.

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