darts player wins £65k top prize at Players Championship
darts player Gary Anderson defeated Adrian Lewis to win the UK's
Players Championship at the weekend.
43-year-old claimed his first televised major win since the 2011
levelled the final at 3-3 before Anderson took control with five
although former world champion Lewis fought back with three legs
in succession, Anderson went clear again to secure the £65,000
who beat Phil Taylor in the last eight, entered the event as the
number one seed as a result of his performances on the Professional
Darts Corporation Pro Tour during 2014.
worked my heart out this year to get the number one seed and I've
had probably the hardest draw that you could have had, so to win
the tournament makes it very special," said Gary, who has
risen to fourth in the PDC Order of Merit.
got off to a good start in the final too and it's great to walk
away with the trophy."