With a 6-3 victory over Dave Chisnall, Gary Anderson secured his place in the finals of the PDC World Championship at Alexandra Palace. With a shock 5-0 victory over world number one in Friday’s quarter-finals, Chisnall sent Michael van Gerwen out of the tournament.
In Saturday night’s semifinals (Adam Davy/PA), Gary Anderson (left) won a 6-3 win over Dave Chisnall. Two-time world champion Anderson threw 13 maximums and kept his average above 100 to take on Sunday’s Gerwyn Price. But the 50-year-old Scot, who in 2015 and 2016 was crowned world champion, said he was disappointed with his results. “Compared to the other night it felt bad, it felt horrible out there,” he told Sky Sports. “But I came here with no expectations and I made it to the final and that’s not bad. “ANDERSON IS INTO THE FINAL After sealing a convincing 6-3 win over Dave Chisnall, Gary Anderson is in his fifth World Darts Championship final! Can “The Flying Scotsman” claim tomorrow night’s third World Championship title? Pic.twitter.com/VtOpwJNJ2l- PDC Darts (@OfficialPDC) January 2, 2021 After a spectacular 6-4 victory over Stephen Bunting, the 35-year-old Price became the first Welshman to reach the PDC World Championship final. Until Bunting hit back to claim the second, third and fourth sets to take a 3-1 lead, world number three Price won the first set with an average of 105. Price answered by winning the fifth and sixth sets, but after a superb 148 checkout, Bunting reclaimed the lead to take a 4-3 advantage. Gerwyn Price celebrates after securing his place in the final of Sunday (Adam Davy/PA) But in the eighth set, Price levelled with an average of 112 before winning the next two sets to secure his place in the final. I’m here to win this tournament and I have every chance of winning it tomorrow,”I’m here to win this tournament and I’ve got every chance of winning it tomorrow,” “It’s going to be a really, really tough match, but after this match I’m full of beans and full of confidence.”