Danish darts dame aiming for the world title

Ann Louise Peters is two matches away from the final

Women’s darts tends to be dominated by English (surprisingly few Scottish or Welsh) and Dutch players, but one Dane bidding to upset the apple-cart this afternoon is Ann Louise Peters, 40, in the quarter-finals of the BDO World Darts Championship.

A beater semi-finalist last year, the world number nine faces a player six places below her in the rankings: England’s Zoe Jones.

Comeback girl
An active player in the 1990s, the ‘Danish Diamond’ took a decade-long hiatus before making an official comeback in 2013 (although she did win a national championship in 2006).

Denmark currently has seven players inside the top 250 in the world, including Sofie Bendorff (89th) and Janni Larsen (103rd).

Coverage of the BDO World Darts Championship will continue until Sunday, with the ladies final on Saturday.

UPDATED NEWS: Peters won 2-1 and marches onto the semis.