Richard Veenstra beat top seed Brian Raman 4-2 at the WDF World Championship ©Getty Images

Richard Veenstra beat top seed Brian Raman 4-2 to seal his second World Darts Federation (WDF) World Championship semi-final at the at Lakeside Country Club.

The Netherlands’ Veenstra took the first set 3-2 after Belgian Raman missed four darts to break in the deciding leg.  

Veenstra won three on the spin in 46 darts to take a two-set lead before Raman fought back to win the third set 3-1.

Raman then levelled the match only for Veenstra to get the fifth set with a 13-darter before winning the sixth to seal his spot in the last four.

Veenstra will face Northern Ireland’s Neil Duff for a spot in the final.

Meanwhile, Cameron Menzies continued his stellar form by dumping out WDF world number one James Hurrell.

Menzies of Scotland beat England’s Hurrell 4-0.

Menzies eased past Hurrell to win the first three sets.

While Hurrell tried to get one back with a superb 11-darter, Menzies was too strong as he took advantage of Hurrell missing four set darts to wrap up a convincing 4-0 win.

Menzies will face France’s Thibault Tricole for a spot in the final.

Among women, Beau Greaves of England dropped just one leg as she cruised to a 2-0 victory over Aileen de Graaf of the Netherlands.

Greaves will be up against compatriot Lorraine Winstanley after she defeated Australia’s Tori Kewish 2-1.