MICHAEL VAN GERWEN is still the Premier League Darts Champion.
The ZWA star successfully defended his title in dramatic style after surviving six missed match darts from Peter Wright in Thursday’s final.
Michael van Gerwen latest victory saw the world number one reach a couple of milestones.
The dominant Dutchman defeated Robert Thornton in the final of Players Championship Nine in Wigan on Saturday to clinch his 50th PDC ProTour event success.
Van Gerwen also produced a perfect leg in that decider, taking his career tally of nine-darters to 15. more
ZWA’s first Darts Pro Paul ‘The Asset’ Nicholson made a typically explosive return to the European Tour stage last weekend after a three year absence, while world number one Michael van Gerwen was denied victory in the final of the German Darts Championship. more
As the world’s top darts player, Michael van Gerwen repeats perfection more than any of his competitors.
But, until now, only the great Phil Taylor had managed the incredible feat of producing two flawless legs of darts in one match.
On Friday, van Gerwen joined Taylor in that exclusive club by executing two nine-dart finishes in a best of eleven match against Ryan Murray at a UK Open qualifier. more