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MICHAEL VAN GERWEN eased into the final of the World Grand Prix with a commanding straight sets victory over Chris Dobey in Dublin.

The Dutch star followed up victories against Jamie Hughes, Jeffrey de Zwaan and Mervyn King with a crushing 4-0 demolition of Dobey on Friday to set up a meeting with Dave Chisnall in the decider.

“It feels phenomenal to be in the final,” said Van Gerwen. “I love this tournament and it’s a great feeling when you play well and reach the final.

“Chris has done so well this week but I kept him under pressure. He had nothing to lose and has got a lot of talent, but it was difficult for him tonight.

“I think I did the right things at the right moments, like the 156 to win the second set. It wasn’t as easy as the score would say and I can improve, so I have to prepare myself right for the final.”

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