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PDC Tremendous Sequence 2: Gerwyn Worth beats Luke Humphries to safe first title since World Championship | Darts Information

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The PDC Tremendous Sequence 2 motion continues on Thursday with Gamers Championship 7, because the 128 gamers return to compete for an additional £75,000 in prize cash.

Final Up to date: 17/03/21 10:32pm

Gerwyn Worth took out Tuesday’s winner Brendan Dolan on his method to the ultimate

Gerwyn Worth collected his first title since changing into world champion by beating Luke Humphries 8-5 within the remaining of Gamers Championship 6 on Wednesday. 

The Welshman was in imperious kind as he produced his finest day of darts since January 3, when he took William Hill World Darts Championship glory, as he scooped the £10,000 prime prize on the second day of PDC Tremendous Sequence 2.

Worth averaged 102.89 throughout his seven matches on the day, the sixth-highest whole for a Gamers Championship winner because the DartConnect scoring system started being utilized in 2018, and averaged underneath 100 in a recreation simply as soon as.

PDC Tremendous Sequence 2: Day two

Quarter-finals Brendan Dolan 6-3 James Wade
Gerwyn Worth 6-3 Michael Smith
Jamie Hughes 6-4 Niels Zonneveld
Luke Humphries 6-2 Dirk van Duijvenbode
Semi-finals Gerwyn Worth 7-6 Brendan Dolan
Luke Humphries 7-6 Jamie Hughes
Last Gerwyn Worth 8-5 Luke Humphries

He overcame Chris Dobey within the first spherical and was taken all the way in which to a deciding leg by Andrew Gilding in spherical two, earlier than seeing off Rowby-John Rodriguez, Scott Mitchell and Michael Smith to achieve the semi-finals.

There, he needed to battle throughout 13 legs earlier than ending Brendan Dolan’s goals of claiming back-to-back Gamers Championship wins in a high-quality contest, surviving a missed bullseye from Tuesday’s champion earlier than taking the deciding leg in 14 darts to avenge a defeat to the Northern Irishman 24 hours earlier.

A 12-dart break of throw from Worth within the opening leg of the ultimate set the tone for an additional top-notch affair, with Humphries responding with a 13-darter earlier than edging forward.

Worth took the following two to guide 3-2, and after Humphries completed 79 to degree in leg six, 4 in a row for the world champion – as he reeled off legs of 14, 13, 15 and 13 darts – stamped his authority on the sport at 7-3.

Humphries hit again with a 13-darter and took out 126 on the bull for a 12-darter to maintain his hopes alive, however Worth discovered a key 174 rating to depart 20 within the subsequent earlier than a third-dart double 10 sealed the title.

“I am having fun with darts and enjoying properly,” admitted Worth. “Each recreation I play is de facto powerful as a result of everybody’s elevating their recreation in opposition to me.

“It brings the most effective out of me and it is one other win for me, so hopefully I can push on from right here and choose up a pair extra.

“I have been enjoying fairly respectable – typically I miss a few doubles, in the event you give individuals probabilities they are going to take them and Brendan did precisely that yesterday.

“Clearly everybody’s out to beat you and I’ve acquired a giant goal on my again, however it’s good to get one other win underneath my belt. I am enjoying properly however individuals are enjoying properly in opposition to me as properly.”

Humphries’ run to the decider adopted up his latest look within the Ladbrokes UK Open remaining 10 days in the past, as he narrowly missed out in a second senior rating remaining.

The previous World Youth Champion knocked out former world champions Raymond van Barneveld and Peter Wright in addition to Ian White, Gordon Mathers and World Grand Prix finalist Dirk van Duijvenbode, earlier than pinning a 122 bull end within the deciding leg of his semi-final with Jamie Hughes.

Hughes’ run to the final 4 was an encouraging return to kind following his elbow surgical procedure earlier this yr as he gained 5 matches on Wednesday.

Dutchman Van Duijvenbode was showing in a second successive quarter-final of PDC Tremendous Sequence 2, with fellow countryman Niels Zonneveld, UK Open champion James Wade and Tuesday’s runner-up Michael Smith additionally reaching the final eight.

Watch dwell protection of the 2021 Premier League on Sky Sports activities – the motion will get underway on Monday April 5 with 5 consecutive nights of motion from the Marshall Area, Milton Keynes.



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