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Ruthless Van Gerwen Whitewashes Wilson

William Hill World Darts Championship Round Two

Michael Van Gerwen 2018 World Darts Championship

MICHAEL VAN GERWEN reeled of 12 consecutive legs in a straight sets rout against James Wilson as he reached the last 16 of the William Hill World Championship at London’s Alexandra Palace.

The Dutch ace didn’t drop a single leg in a stunning display on Friday evening, averaging 108.65 in the performance of the tournament so far.

“I think I did everything right at the right moments, hitting 140 or a 180,” said Van Gerwen, the reigning and defending World Champion.

“It’s all about not making mistakes and I’ve not been making them for some time now, hopefully I can play like that for the rest of the tournament.

“I’m going to have a happy Christmas now and prepare myself for the last 16 – I feel good.”

The world number one will take on Gerwyn Price on Wednesday 27 December for a place in the quarter-finals.