After beating Dirk Van Duijvenbode at Alexandra Palace, two-time winner Gary Anderson is through to the PDC World Championship semi-finals. Anderson, the champion of 2015 and 2016, lost the first set with a 101.07 average before winning 5-1.
In the quarter-finals, the Scot will face the winner of Friday night’s match between Michael Van Gerwen and Dave Chisnall. ANDERSON HITTING FORM Gary Anderson seems to be finding his groove at the right time. Having defeated Dirk van Duijvenbode 5-1 for an average of 101, he is through to the semi-finals. Is he on his way to his third title in the world? Pic.twitter.com/2kgGCDtPaW- PDC Darts (@OfficialPDC) January 1, 2021Anderson told Sky Sports: “That was good. Dirk went off as he did in the first set and I actually played quite well – I thought ‘here we go’. But I hung in there. “Asked if we’re seeing the 2015 and 2016 Anderson, the 50-year-old said, “Not quite yet. It’s coming along. “Now the 140s are coming well. Image.twitter. Com/l2kEh6qIEM- PDC Darts (@OfficialPDC) January 1, 2021 Stephen Bunting beat Krzysztof Ratajski 5-3 in the other game of the afternoon session to reach the semi-finals of the tournament for the first time. Either Gerwyn Price or Daryl Gurney will be Bunting’s opponent in the last four.