Mighty Mike ends Anderson’s reign and takes second title
Michael Van Gerwin 7-3 Gary Anderson
Michael Van Gerwin claimed his second World title and ended Gary Anderson’s attempt to win a third in a row in a dominant display in the final at the Alexandra Palace. Van Gerwin began with a 122 check out in the first leg but found himself behind after being broken in the third set to trail 2-1. Van Gerwin broke straight back to level and then took the next two sets establish a 4-2 lead from there he would not relinquish. He motored through the next two to take a 6-2 lead. His concentration was broken by an intruder and steadied Anderson to take the ninth, but there was to be no comeback as Van Gerwin hit 85 finishing with a bullseye in the deciding leg of the 10th set to claim a comfortable 7-3 win and finish what has been a superb season for the Dutchman in style.
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