through to world darts quarter finals
Gary Anderson won through to the quarter final of the World Darts
Championships last night (Wednesday) as he aims for a third world
is bidding for a third successive world championship win and went
through to the PDC World Darts Championship final eight after beating
Benito van de Pas 4-2 in a high class match.
averaged 107.68 - the highest in the tournament so far - compared
to his Dutch opponent's 102.3. The pair also threw 20 180s in total
at London's Alexandra Palace.
said: "It was alright when I was 3-0 up but when it went to
3-1 and 3-2, I was absolutely sick and there were panic stations.
All these lads can play darts nowadays."
in the day, James Wade had said Anderson is the best player in the
game if everyone brings their top darts to the table and
Anderson started off in such a fashion.
is the second favourite behind Michael Van Gerwen but said: "The
standard is getting so high now and everyone can beat everyone."
know the standard of players now and if youre not on your
game, you are going home."
lives in Burnham-On-Sea with his partner Rachel. He has three sons
- Ryan, Joel and Tai.
previously worked as a builder, he and his partner Rachel previously
ran the Wellington Arms pub in Rooksbridge, near Burnham, until
a couple of years ago.
was given a civic reception by Burnham and Highbridge's Mayor following
his 2015 triumph, his first world championship.