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    2. Jan. Der Darts-Dominator hat wieder zugeschlagen. Michael van Gerwen (29) ist neuer Darts-Weltmeister – zum dritten Mal in seiner Karriere. 2. Jan. Michael van Gerwen dominierte die Darts-WM in London nach Belieben. Das könnte noch negative Folgen für die gesamte Szene haben. Michael van Gerwen (* April in Boxtel) ist ein professioneller niederländischer Dartspieler. gewann er die PDC-Weltmeisterschaft und wurde.

    Michael van Gerwen Dutch: He is currently ranked number one in the world, having won the PDC World Darts Championship in , , and He began playing darts at the age of He won the World Masters and threw a televised nine-dart finish at the Masters of Darts , becoming the youngest player to do either at age However, after this initial burst onto the darting scene, van Gerwen struggled for consistent form until his breakthrough year in Improving from world number 38 at the start of to number four at the beginning of , he won his first major PDC title at the Grand Prix and reached the final at the World Championship.

    After claiming the Grand Slam of Darts , he completed a set of winning all current major PDC titles at least once during his career.

    He has dominated darts in recent years, winning 18 tournaments in and 25 in Michael van Gerwen was born on 25 April in Boxtel in the Netherlands.

    Before he became a professional darts player, he worked as a tiler. He did manage the highest possible checkout of during the tournament. He managed to eclipse that performance at the Winmau World Masters by becoming the youngest ever champion.

    His early career success led to the inevitable speculation that he may join the other professional circuit of darts, the Professional Darts Corporation.

    He had already committed to playing at Lakeside, so the place went to Rico Vonck who finished second in the rankings. Van Gerwen was the bookmakers pre-tournament favourite to win the Lakeside World title, but his hopes were ended in the first round by Gary Robson.

    This included the Open Holland in , in which he took the title. In the second Players Championship the following day, he beat Raymond van Barneveld in the early rounds only to lose to Alan Warriner-Little in the quarter-finals.

    He followed up his victory over Van Barneveld by beating 13 times World Champion Phil Taylor by 3 sets to 0 on the opening night of the Masters of Darts tournament.

    All three sets went to a deciding leg which van Gerwen clinched with 14, 12 and 12 darts. He went on to reach the semi-final of the tournament and achieved a perfect nine-dart finish against Van Barneveld, but lost the match.

    He failed to qualify for the Las Vegas Desert Classic and was defeated in round two of the World Matchplay in Blackpool by Ronnie Baxter 12—14, having been one leg from victory at 12— In , he won the second UK Open qualifier of the season, defeating Dave Chisnall in the final 6—1.

    He went on to lose 13— He came from behind to knock out Colin Lloyd 2—1 in the first round, [25] and then beat an out of sorts Adrian Lewis 3—1 in the second.

    In a Championship League game, Van Gerwen averaged an incredible He won six of his seven league matches to finish top of the table, but then lost 5—6 to the same opponent in the semi-finals.

    Van Gerwen won all three of his group games at the Grand Slam of Darts to top Group B and face Phil Taylor in the last 16, in a match billed as a clash between the current best two players in the world.

    His eighth tournament win of came at the 20th and final Players Championship, where he beat Taylor for the first time in a final and also beat reigning world champion Adrian Lewis in the semi-finals.

    After his exceptional year in , Van Gerwen entered the World Championship as the second favourite behind Phil Taylor. In the deciding set, Lewis missed two darts at double top for the match, as van Gerwen stepped in to finish 83, and double four in successive legs to seal the win and progress to the semi-final.

    He almost repeated the feat in the very next leg, after hitting eight perfect darts before missing one dart at double 12 that would have seen him become the first player ever to hit back-to-back perfect legs.

    Taylor then rallied to win five successive sets to take the title 7—4. The win saw van Gerwen replace Wade as the world number three.

    His unbeaten run stood at 29 matches until this defeat. In the Premier League , Van Gerwen became the first player other than Phil Taylor to finish top of the league after Taylor had done it in all eight previous stagings of the event.

    Van Gerwen was 2—5 down but then won five unanswered legs before Taylor stopped the rot by taking out a finish of In the next leg, Van Gerwen declined a dart at the bull when on a finish of 87 to set up 32, but Taylor stepped in to finish to level the match at 7—7.

    However, Van Gerwen began the 15th leg with a and won two consecutive legs to move within one game of the title. He missed two darts at double eight to win 10—7, but with Taylor leaving 40 after 12 darts in the next, Van Gerwen finished on the bull to become only the fourth player to win the Premier League.

    Van Gerwen did not quite produce his best game as he was beaten 7— In the Winners Group , Van Gerwen was the only player to beat Taylor and he finished second in the table by winning five of his seven games.

    In the semi-finals, he saw off Richie Burnett 6—2 to face Taylor in the final. Van Gerwen fell 5—0 down before winning three successive legs but had left himself too much to do and lost 6—3.

    He produced the second in the final as from 6—3 down he hit a seven leg burst against Taylor and secured his second major title of the year with an 11—7 victory.

    Van Gerwen won with a 6—0 whitewash and an average of Van Gerwen made it 6—2, needing one set to win but his scoring and finishing then faltered, as Wright took the next two sets to make it 6—4.

    Van Gerwen took advantage of two missed darts from Wright in the deciding leg of the next set to win 7—4. He became the sixth different winner of the event and, at the age of 24, the youngest as well as jumping above Phil Taylor to become the new world number one.

    He went into his singles match versus Lewis knowing a win would earn the Dutch pair the title and he did so with a 4—2 success. The loss left Van Gerwen in tears on the stage afterwards.

    His second major title of the year came at the World Grand Prix as he edged a close final against James Wade 5—3 in sets. Van Gerwen took the first five legs in the final against Terry Jenkins and never looked back as he sealed his sixth PDC major title 11—4.

    Van Gerwen progressed to the semi-finals of the World Championship , which included his then highest World Championship average of However, he missed four darts to take the next set and instead saw his reign as world champion come to end with a 6—3 loss.

    In the UK Open fifth round, he set his highest televised average of It marked the first time van Gerwen had retained a major title. Van Gerwen was untroubled in reaching the final of the Grand Slam which included a 16—4 victory over Kim Huybrechts in the quarter-finals whilst averaging In the final, he was 3—0 and 7—3 behind Taylor, but won six unanswered legs and went on to take the tournament with a 16—13 win.

    It also ensured he had featured in every televised final since the World Championship at the start of the year.

    Van Barneveld went 2—0 up in legs before Van Gerwen threw a dart leg, but he missed one dart to level the game in the next leg allowing his Dutch rival to finish on 96 to knock him out.

    He had missed three darts to seal a 7—0 win which would have seen him average over Taylor had led 2—1 but van Gerwen soon took control of proceedings and won ten of the following eleven legs to complete a resounding win.

    Van Gerwen had won three of the six UK Open Qualifiers and in the fourth round of the main event he produced his fifth televised nine-dart finish whilst defeating Rob Cross 9—5.

    He also hit finishes in the leg before and after the perfect leg. Van Gerwen claimed six of the ten European Tour events, five Players Championships and two World Series tournaments, as well as taking the main event of each of these tours, the European Championship averaged Van Gerwen averaged over in each of his four matches as he advanced to the semi-finals of the World Championship without facing a player in the top 20 on the Order of Merit.

    In the last set, Van Gerwen missed a dart at double 12 for a nine-darter. He got over the line to take his second World Championship crown with a 7—3 win.

    Van Gerwen won his third successive Masters title by defeating Anderson 11—7 in the final, finishing with a After overcoming Anderson 10—7 in the semi-final, he would go on to face Peter Wright in the final.

    The Scotsman was leading 7—2 but van Gerwen staged a remarkable comeback to level at 8—8. Wright then had the title for the taking at 10—9, but missed six consecutive match darts to allow Van Gerwen to again level and a dart leg against the throw gave the Dutchman his third Premier League title, with a tournament average of At the World Matchplay in July, Van Gerwen failed in his attempt to retain the title he won in He eased to wins over Stephen Bunting 10—4 and Simon Whitlock 11—3 but suffered a heavy 16—6 defeat at the hands of Phil Taylor in the quarter finals.

    He then defeated Adrian Lewis 10—4 meaning he needed to win his final group game against Phil Taylor without losing 7 legs in the match.

    Van Gerwen went on to lose 10—9. At the World Grand Prix in October, the tournament in which Van Gerwen claimed his maiden PDC Major televised title in , van Gerwen suffered a surprise first round exit to Scotsman John Henderson 2 sets to 1 it marked the first time Van Gerwen had lost in the opening round in the event since he was bidding to win the tournament for the fourth time in six years.

    Notably in his semi-final clash with Kyle Anderson , Van Gerwen was on the receiving end of a 9 darter and his Australian opponent had missed two match darts to progress to the final but the Dutchman prevailed, winning He defeated Steve Lennon in the last 16 by a convincing win.

    In his third round match against Price, van Gerwen won 4—2 despite losing seven legs in a row. In the quarter-final, van Gerwen faced Raymond van Barneveld.

    Van Gerwen won 5—4. The first eight sets went with throw, then van Gerwen broke to go 5—4 ahead. Cross took the next set to go level at 5—5.

    The first four legs of the deciding set were shared to send the set into a tie-break. The next two legs went with throw, then van Gerwen broke to go 4—3 up.

    He then missed five shots at a double to win the match, before Cross sent the match into a sudden death last leg.

    Van Gerwen missed another shot at double to win the match, Cross then hit double eight to win the sudden death last leg meaning van Gerwen lost the match 5—6.

    His next televised tournament was the Masters , where he took his fourth consecutive win at the tournament beating his compatriot Raymond van Barneveld in the final with a average, after earlier wins over Gary Anderson , James Wade and Kim Huybrechts.

    Despite sitting out the final three qualifiers, his performances at the first three events was enough for him to top the UK Open Order of Merit and enter at the third round of the tournament.

    Drawn against Jeffrey de Zwaan , he lost with a 96 average. After sitting out both Players Championship 3 and Players Championship 4 , he returned to form with his third Players Championship of the year, and sixth title overall, with a victory over Chris Dobey in Players Championship 5.

    It was his 22nd European Tour title. After sitting out of Players Championships 7 and 8 he attempted to win his third European Tour title of the season but was beaten in the quarter-finals by Ian White.

    Van Gerwen won the European Darts Grand Prix, his 23rd European Tour title and his 10th title of the year that included wins over Dave Chisnall in quarter-finals by a scoreline of , a whitewash over Michael Smith in the semi-finals and an victory over James Wade in the final.

    Notably, in his semi-final match with Daryl Gurney, van Gerwen trailed as well as surviving 3 match darts but the Dutchman produced a comeback performance to knock out the Northern Irishman His 12th title of the year followed shortly after on the 17th May in winning the Premier League by beating Rob Cross in the semi-finals and a comprehensive victory over Michael Smith in the final with an average of It was his 3rd consecutive Premier League title and his 4th Premier League title overall.

    He also threw the first nine-dart finish in over 5 years on the European Tour in his 2nd round match against Ryan Joyce.

    Drawn against Jeffrey de Zwaan in the first round, van Gerwen lost to his compatriot. Van Gerwen returned to the winning circle by claiming his first World Series of Darts title of by defeating compatriot Raymond van Barneveld at the final of the Auckland Darts Masters final.

    Van Gerwen lifted the World Grand Prix title, the fourth time he had won that title, with a 5—2 win over Peter Wright. He knocked Alan Tabern out in the second round despite having beer thrown at him during the walk on, [] before consecutive 4—1 victories over Max Hopp [] and former world champion Adrian Lewis.

    A dominant semi-final performance by the Dutchman saw him triumph 6—1 over Anderson, [] to reach the final against Michael Smith. He regained the world championship with a 7—3 win over Smith.

    Van Gerwen leans quite a lot forward on the oche and throws at a very fast pace and scores extremely heavily meaning he is able to build up momentum over his opponents in a matter of seconds.

    He did so in winning the first three PDC major titles of his career, firstly in the Grand Prix final he came back from 1—4 down in sets to triumph 6—4 and in the Premier League final he came from 2—5 down to win five successive legs and eventually won 10—8.

    He is also capable of taking out big checkouts to win matches when his opponent is well placed. Having started with four dart legs or better in the first six legs, he missed double 18 three times for an average of over which would have earned a shutout win had he found the double.

    Five-time World Champion Eric Bristow has described him as fearless, [] and Van Gerwen has said he is not scared of any player. He celebrates important visits to the board with sudden short-range headbutts and a bouncing double fist-pump.

    In August , van Gerwen married his longtime girlfriend, Daphne Govers. In December , Sky Sports televised a one-hour documentary called "Mighty Mike" which charted his rise in darts as well as his life away from the sport.

    Van Gerwen is the youngest player ever at 17 years and days to throw a televised nine-darter. Michael van Gerwen holds the world record with a televised average of From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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    The triumph at the Winter Gardens saw Van Gerwen become only the third player - alongside Taylor and Rod Harrington - to retain the prestigious title, as he won a 12th tournament of The Green Machine became the youngest winner of the World Grand Prix when he staged a thrilling comeback victory over Mervyn King in the final.

    Van Gerwen stirred himself and the Irish crowd with a red-hot run of five successive sets and sealed victory with a sizzling checkout.

    He returned to the Emerald Isle to become a two-time champion as he saw off James Wade in the final. His stunning checkout to record a victory was a wonderful way to round off a remarkable performance,.

    The finish followed seven s and moved his average to This year, the world No 1 underlined his position at the top of world darts, punishing a wasteful Peter Wright to clinch a fourth title with a comprehensive success.

    And earlier this year, he claimed his third-straight title in Wolverhampton with a win over Peter Wright. The Dutchman was in unstoppable form since the birth of his daughter Zoe in August.

    Michael van Gerwen almost pulled off two nine-dart finishes in He became only the fifth man to hit the darts holy grail at the World Championship against James Wade in remarkably falling just one dart short of an unprecedented back-to-back maximum check-outs.

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    Er setzte seine gute Form fort und schlug Phil Taylor mit 3: Das war ein tolles Gefühl. Seitdem widmete er jede freie Minute dem Dart. Durch weitere Erfolge wächst sein Selbstvertrauen. Plötzlich gewann ich mein erstes Turnier und irgendwann jedes einzelne Jugendturnier in Holland. Auf Anhieb bringt der junge Michael einen Pokal mit nach Hause, bekommt so erstmals in seinem Leben Aufmerksamkeit geschenkt.

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    Darts ist ja an sich kein kostspieliger Sport, du brauchst drei Pfeile und ein Trikot, aber die Fahrten zu den Turnieren gingen ins Geld. Privat ist Gerwen seit mit seiner Freundin Daphne Govers verheiratet. Der 29 Jahre alte van Gerwen, der seit exakt fünf Jahren ohne Pause die Weltrangliste anführt, untermauerte damit seine Vormachtstellung in der Darts-Szene und gewann im letzten Spiel der Saison seinen Gegen ihn hat der Niederländer eine beeindruckende Bilanz vorzuweisen. Frust bei den DHB-Stars. Rob Cross im Porträt: Dezember zum zweiten Mal nach Weltmeister werden. Zumindest in England tut sich der Holländer schwer.

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    Mike van gerwen Seit führt er die Weltrangliste der Professional Darts Corporation an. Nun ist Max Hopp an der Reihe. Dezember im Bundesliga tabellenplatz Palace in London. Alle Themen von A bis Z. Tipico account löschen habe mein Hemd jedenfalls komplett durchgeschwitzt, so nervös war ich. Teilen Twittern per Whatsapp verschicken per Mail versenden. Ich match france - uruguay Anzug und Krawatte, casino wave ceptor anleitung für mich echt ungewöhnlich ist, aber man will ja gut aussehen bei so einem Anlass. Darts, bank games sind doch nur dicke Männer, die Pfeile auf eine Scheibe werfen und von biertrinkenden Fans bejubelt werden. Meinem Ziel, Weltmeister zu werden, werde ich alles unterordnen. Dann kamen die ersten Sponsoren auf mich zu.
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    Retrieved 13 Breeders cup 2019 Archived from the original on 11 November Retrieved 5 June Retrieved 23 May He lottogewinn wo abholen defeated Adrian Lewis 10—4 meaning he needed to win his final group game against Phil Taylor without losing 7 legs in bundesliga tabellenplatz match. The Dutchman was in unstoppable form since the birth of his daughter Zoe in August. Archived from the original on 12 September Archived from the original on 16 April Van Gerwen launches stunning comeback to beat Taylor to win Premier League title". Retrieved 25 August Seitdem widmete er jede freie Minute dem Dart. Danach begann seine Karriere bei der PDC steil nach oben zu gehen. Raymond van Barneveld macht seine Fans traurig. Mit elf oder zwölf kickte ich in einer Jugendmannschaft in meiner Heimat Brabant in Holland. Auf Anhieb bringt der junge Michael einen Pokal mit nach Hause, bekommt so erstmals in seinem Leben Aufmerksamkeit geschenkt. Vincent ist mein bester Freund, er war Trauzeuge bei meiner Hochzeit. In seiner Wahlheimat Vlijmen ca. Das ist doch auch was für einen Jährigen, der Fliesenleger gelernt hat! Starke Angebote für Heimwerker. Darts, das sind doch nur dicke Männer, die Pfeile auf eine Scheibe werfen und von biertrinkenden Fans bejubelt werden. Wir erklären, was diese eigentlich so langweilig anmutende Sportart so faszinierend macht. April gegen Vincent van der Voort mit 6: Er war damit der jüngste Dart-Spieler, der ein Major-Turnier gewann. Die deutschen Farben waren im 96 Spieler starken Teilnehmerfeld erstmals durch vier Spieler vertreten. Ein Spieler, der seine Gegner zerstören möchte. Retrieved 6 March Archived from the original coppa di germania 7 June Archived from the original on 17 April Retrieved 23 February Archived from csgo case.com original on 21 October He celebrates bundesliga tabellenplatz visits to the board with sudden short-range headbutts and a bouncing double fist-pump. Mike van gerwen Phil Taylor and Adrian Lewis. Archived from the original on 19 August Retrieved 20 May Retrieved 1 January Van Gerwen took the first tonybet salonai legs in the final against Terry Jenkins and never looked back stuttgarter kickers livestream he sealed his sixth PDC major title 11—4. Taylor had led 2—1 but van Gerwen soon took control of proceedings and won ten of the following eleven legs ab wieviel jahren darf man paysafe karten kaufen complete a resounding win. He is currently ranked number one in the world, having won the PDC World Darts Championship in, and Michael van Gerwen is feeling on top of the world after winning his third World Championship.

    Michael van Gerwen Dutch: He is currently ranked number one in the world, having won the PDC World Darts Championship in , , and He began playing darts at the age of He won the World Masters and threw a televised nine-dart finish at the Masters of Darts , becoming the youngest player to do either at age However, after this initial burst onto the darting scene, van Gerwen struggled for consistent form until his breakthrough year in Improving from world number 38 at the start of to number four at the beginning of , he won his first major PDC title at the Grand Prix and reached the final at the World Championship.

    After claiming the Grand Slam of Darts , he completed a set of winning all current major PDC titles at least once during his career.

    He has dominated darts in recent years, winning 18 tournaments in and 25 in Michael van Gerwen was born on 25 April in Boxtel in the Netherlands.

    Before he became a professional darts player, he worked as a tiler. He did manage the highest possible checkout of during the tournament.

    He managed to eclipse that performance at the Winmau World Masters by becoming the youngest ever champion. His early career success led to the inevitable speculation that he may join the other professional circuit of darts, the Professional Darts Corporation.

    He had already committed to playing at Lakeside, so the place went to Rico Vonck who finished second in the rankings. Van Gerwen was the bookmakers pre-tournament favourite to win the Lakeside World title, but his hopes were ended in the first round by Gary Robson.

    This included the Open Holland in , in which he took the title. In the second Players Championship the following day, he beat Raymond van Barneveld in the early rounds only to lose to Alan Warriner-Little in the quarter-finals.

    He followed up his victory over Van Barneveld by beating 13 times World Champion Phil Taylor by 3 sets to 0 on the opening night of the Masters of Darts tournament.

    All three sets went to a deciding leg which van Gerwen clinched with 14, 12 and 12 darts. He went on to reach the semi-final of the tournament and achieved a perfect nine-dart finish against Van Barneveld, but lost the match.

    He failed to qualify for the Las Vegas Desert Classic and was defeated in round two of the World Matchplay in Blackpool by Ronnie Baxter 12—14, having been one leg from victory at 12— In , he won the second UK Open qualifier of the season, defeating Dave Chisnall in the final 6—1.

    He went on to lose 13— He came from behind to knock out Colin Lloyd 2—1 in the first round, [25] and then beat an out of sorts Adrian Lewis 3—1 in the second.

    In a Championship League game, Van Gerwen averaged an incredible He won six of his seven league matches to finish top of the table, but then lost 5—6 to the same opponent in the semi-finals.

    Van Gerwen won all three of his group games at the Grand Slam of Darts to top Group B and face Phil Taylor in the last 16, in a match billed as a clash between the current best two players in the world.

    His eighth tournament win of came at the 20th and final Players Championship, where he beat Taylor for the first time in a final and also beat reigning world champion Adrian Lewis in the semi-finals.

    After his exceptional year in , Van Gerwen entered the World Championship as the second favourite behind Phil Taylor.

    In the deciding set, Lewis missed two darts at double top for the match, as van Gerwen stepped in to finish 83, and double four in successive legs to seal the win and progress to the semi-final.

    He almost repeated the feat in the very next leg, after hitting eight perfect darts before missing one dart at double 12 that would have seen him become the first player ever to hit back-to-back perfect legs.

    Taylor then rallied to win five successive sets to take the title 7—4. The win saw van Gerwen replace Wade as the world number three.

    His unbeaten run stood at 29 matches until this defeat. In the Premier League , Van Gerwen became the first player other than Phil Taylor to finish top of the league after Taylor had done it in all eight previous stagings of the event.

    Van Gerwen was 2—5 down but then won five unanswered legs before Taylor stopped the rot by taking out a finish of In the next leg, Van Gerwen declined a dart at the bull when on a finish of 87 to set up 32, but Taylor stepped in to finish to level the match at 7—7.

    However, Van Gerwen began the 15th leg with a and won two consecutive legs to move within one game of the title.

    He missed two darts at double eight to win 10—7, but with Taylor leaving 40 after 12 darts in the next, Van Gerwen finished on the bull to become only the fourth player to win the Premier League.

    Van Gerwen did not quite produce his best game as he was beaten 7— In the Winners Group , Van Gerwen was the only player to beat Taylor and he finished second in the table by winning five of his seven games.

    In the semi-finals, he saw off Richie Burnett 6—2 to face Taylor in the final. Van Gerwen fell 5—0 down before winning three successive legs but had left himself too much to do and lost 6—3.

    He produced the second in the final as from 6—3 down he hit a seven leg burst against Taylor and secured his second major title of the year with an 11—7 victory.

    Van Gerwen won with a 6—0 whitewash and an average of Van Gerwen made it 6—2, needing one set to win but his scoring and finishing then faltered, as Wright took the next two sets to make it 6—4.

    Van Gerwen took advantage of two missed darts from Wright in the deciding leg of the next set to win 7—4. He became the sixth different winner of the event and, at the age of 24, the youngest as well as jumping above Phil Taylor to become the new world number one.

    He went into his singles match versus Lewis knowing a win would earn the Dutch pair the title and he did so with a 4—2 success.

    The loss left Van Gerwen in tears on the stage afterwards. His second major title of the year came at the World Grand Prix as he edged a close final against James Wade 5—3 in sets.

    Van Gerwen took the first five legs in the final against Terry Jenkins and never looked back as he sealed his sixth PDC major title 11—4.

    Van Gerwen progressed to the semi-finals of the World Championship , which included his then highest World Championship average of However, he missed four darts to take the next set and instead saw his reign as world champion come to end with a 6—3 loss.

    In the UK Open fifth round, he set his highest televised average of It marked the first time van Gerwen had retained a major title. Van Gerwen was untroubled in reaching the final of the Grand Slam which included a 16—4 victory over Kim Huybrechts in the quarter-finals whilst averaging In the final, he was 3—0 and 7—3 behind Taylor, but won six unanswered legs and went on to take the tournament with a 16—13 win.

    It also ensured he had featured in every televised final since the World Championship at the start of the year. Van Barneveld went 2—0 up in legs before Van Gerwen threw a dart leg, but he missed one dart to level the game in the next leg allowing his Dutch rival to finish on 96 to knock him out.

    He had missed three darts to seal a 7—0 win which would have seen him average over Taylor had led 2—1 but van Gerwen soon took control of proceedings and won ten of the following eleven legs to complete a resounding win.

    Van Gerwen had won three of the six UK Open Qualifiers and in the fourth round of the main event he produced his fifth televised nine-dart finish whilst defeating Rob Cross 9—5.

    He also hit finishes in the leg before and after the perfect leg. Van Gerwen claimed six of the ten European Tour events, five Players Championships and two World Series tournaments, as well as taking the main event of each of these tours, the European Championship averaged Van Gerwen averaged over in each of his four matches as he advanced to the semi-finals of the World Championship without facing a player in the top 20 on the Order of Merit.

    In the last set, Van Gerwen missed a dart at double 12 for a nine-darter. He got over the line to take his second World Championship crown with a 7—3 win.

    Van Gerwen won his third successive Masters title by defeating Anderson 11—7 in the final, finishing with a After overcoming Anderson 10—7 in the semi-final, he would go on to face Peter Wright in the final.

    The Scotsman was leading 7—2 but van Gerwen staged a remarkable comeback to level at 8—8. Wright then had the title for the taking at 10—9, but missed six consecutive match darts to allow Van Gerwen to again level and a dart leg against the throw gave the Dutchman his third Premier League title, with a tournament average of At the World Matchplay in July, Van Gerwen failed in his attempt to retain the title he won in He eased to wins over Stephen Bunting 10—4 and Simon Whitlock 11—3 but suffered a heavy 16—6 defeat at the hands of Phil Taylor in the quarter finals.

    He then defeated Adrian Lewis 10—4 meaning he needed to win his final group game against Phil Taylor without losing 7 legs in the match.

    Van Gerwen went on to lose 10—9. At the World Grand Prix in October, the tournament in which Van Gerwen claimed his maiden PDC Major televised title in , van Gerwen suffered a surprise first round exit to Scotsman John Henderson 2 sets to 1 it marked the first time Van Gerwen had lost in the opening round in the event since he was bidding to win the tournament for the fourth time in six years.

    Notably in his semi-final clash with Kyle Anderson , Van Gerwen was on the receiving end of a 9 darter and his Australian opponent had missed two match darts to progress to the final but the Dutchman prevailed, winning He defeated Steve Lennon in the last 16 by a convincing win.

    In his third round match against Price, van Gerwen won 4—2 despite losing seven legs in a row. In the quarter-final, van Gerwen faced Raymond van Barneveld.

    Van Gerwen won 5—4. The first eight sets went with throw, then van Gerwen broke to go 5—4 ahead. Cross took the next set to go level at 5—5. The first four legs of the deciding set were shared to send the set into a tie-break.

    The next two legs went with throw, then van Gerwen broke to go 4—3 up. He then missed five shots at a double to win the match, before Cross sent the match into a sudden death last leg.

    Van Gerwen missed another shot at double to win the match, Cross then hit double eight to win the sudden death last leg meaning van Gerwen lost the match 5—6.

    His next televised tournament was the Masters , where he took his fourth consecutive win at the tournament beating his compatriot Raymond van Barneveld in the final with a average, after earlier wins over Gary Anderson , James Wade and Kim Huybrechts.

    Despite sitting out the final three qualifiers, his performances at the first three events was enough for him to top the UK Open Order of Merit and enter at the third round of the tournament.

    Drawn against Jeffrey de Zwaan , he lost with a 96 average. After sitting out both Players Championship 3 and Players Championship 4 , he returned to form with his third Players Championship of the year, and sixth title overall, with a victory over Chris Dobey in Players Championship 5.

    It was his 22nd European Tour title. After sitting out of Players Championships 7 and 8 he attempted to win his third European Tour title of the season but was beaten in the quarter-finals by Ian White.

    Van Gerwen won the European Darts Grand Prix, his 23rd European Tour title and his 10th title of the year that included wins over Dave Chisnall in quarter-finals by a scoreline of , a whitewash over Michael Smith in the semi-finals and an victory over James Wade in the final.

    Notably, in his semi-final match with Daryl Gurney, van Gerwen trailed as well as surviving 3 match darts but the Dutchman produced a comeback performance to knock out the Northern Irishman His 12th title of the year followed shortly after on the 17th May in winning the Premier League by beating Rob Cross in the semi-finals and a comprehensive victory over Michael Smith in the final with an average of It was his 3rd consecutive Premier League title and his 4th Premier League title overall.

    He also threw the first nine-dart finish in over 5 years on the European Tour in his 2nd round match against Ryan Joyce. Drawn against Jeffrey de Zwaan in the first round, van Gerwen lost to his compatriot.

    Van Gerwen returned to the winning circle by claiming his first World Series of Darts title of by defeating compatriot Raymond van Barneveld at the final of the Auckland Darts Masters final.

    Van Gerwen lifted the World Grand Prix title, the fourth time he had won that title, with a 5—2 win over Peter Wright. He knocked Alan Tabern out in the second round despite having beer thrown at him during the walk on, [] before consecutive 4—1 victories over Max Hopp [] and former world champion Adrian Lewis.

    A dominant semi-final performance by the Dutchman saw him triumph 6—1 over Anderson, [] to reach the final against Michael Smith.

    He regained the world championship with a 7—3 win over Smith. Van Gerwen leans quite a lot forward on the oche and throws at a very fast pace and scores extremely heavily meaning he is able to build up momentum over his opponents in a matter of seconds.

    He did so in winning the first three PDC major titles of his career, firstly in the Grand Prix final he came back from 1—4 down in sets to triumph 6—4 and in the Premier League final he came from 2—5 down to win five successive legs and eventually won 10—8.

    He is also capable of taking out big checkouts to win matches when his opponent is well placed. Having started with four dart legs or better in the first six legs, he missed double 18 three times for an average of over which would have earned a shutout win had he found the double.

    Five-time World Champion Eric Bristow has described him as fearless, [] and Van Gerwen has said he is not scared of any player.

    He celebrates important visits to the board with sudden short-range headbutts and a bouncing double fist-pump. In August , van Gerwen married his longtime girlfriend, Daphne Govers.

    In December , Sky Sports televised a one-hour documentary called "Mighty Mike" which charted his rise in darts as well as his life away from the sport.

    Van Gerwen is the youngest player ever at 17 years and days to throw a televised nine-darter. Michael van Gerwen holds the world record with a televised average of From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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    After losing out to Phil Taylor in , the Dutchman claimed the biggest prize in darts when he became the sixth different winner of the event and, at the age of 24, the youngest.

    His flair and flamboyance helped him survive a fierce comeback from Peter Wright to win his first World Darts title with a victory.

    The Dutchman ended a three-year wait for another world title, with a victory over defending champion Gary Anderson in He ended a staggering 12 months with a 26th trophy, after dominating the final, which included a match-record 42 s, finishing with an average of Van Gerwen won 11, drew two and lost three of his 16 games, averaging over in nine of them on his way to the Premier League play-offs in The world No 1 then beat James Wade before seeing off Taylor in a classic final to become only the fourth player to win the title.

    The Dutchman averaged Van Gerwen holds the world record with a televised average of This year, he maintained his vice-like grip on the trophy, securing a third successive title by beating Michael Smith A year later, he was back for more of the same and thumped time Winter Gardens champion Phil Taylor with an impressive victory in Blackpool.

    The triumph at the Winter Gardens saw Van Gerwen become only the third player - alongside Taylor and Rod Harrington - to retain the prestigious title, as he won a 12th tournament of The Green Machine became the youngest winner of the World Grand Prix when he staged a thrilling comeback victory over Mervyn King in the final.

    Van Gerwen stirred himself and the Irish crowd with a red-hot run of five successive sets and sealed victory with a sizzling checkout.

    He returned to the Emerald Isle to become a two-time champion as he saw off James Wade in the final. His stunning checkout to record a victory was a wonderful way to round off a remarkable performance,.

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