Michael van Gerwen has reached a furious a 6:1 victory over Gary Anderson in the final of the Darts world championship. At London’s Alexandra Palace, van Gerwen left his opponent no Chance remained for long stretches of the game up to its potential. The game had been regarded in advance as an early final.

Anderson started well, took van Gerwen directly to the first of initiation, by a 127 checked. After a short Scan of the two van Gerwen won the first set with 3:2. It should only be the beginning of a demonstration of power of the Dutchman.

Gary Anderson

Van Gerwen to win nine games in a row

In the second and third set, Anderson won not a single game more. Van Gerwen played against it in a frenzy, had in the second set an average Score of 112, and met outstanding 100 percent of the double fields.

Anderson met almost no double fields and had to watch as van Gerwen davonzog. Between the first and the fourth set, van Gerwen won nine games in a row.

Anderson’s gasp van Gerwen can’t stop

A short gasp of Anderson, as he could threw six perfect Darts and Play back a so-called “Leg” to win, didn’t van Gerwen.

in the Meantime, van Gerwen played the fourth-highest average Score ever played in a Darts world championship. Thus, the low countries drive the result. Anderson was the gallows humor, in which he took refuge after the 5:0, as he rose grinning from the stage. Probably only around 40 minutes notice after the first thrown Dart.

Anderson prevented at least the “Whitewash”

In the sixth set, with Anderson then came suddenly improved back to the stage, picked up in addition to the first game of the Break. Although van Gerwen with a direct Re-Break answer, secured Anderson at least 1:5 in rates, and thereby preventing a so-called “Whitewash”, a Match without a derived set.

it is Gary Anderson didn’t make in the seventh set with six Darts to check-in twelve points and also in the opportunities missed, it was decided the match definitively.

In the final meets van Gerwen Michael Smith, who won the second semi-final against Nathan Aspinall 6:3. The final will take place on 1. January, kick-off 20.45 (live Ticker MIRROR ONLINE).

In a earlier Version of the article was written, that van Gerwen has won the game without losing a set. This error has been corrected.


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