Super van Gerwen Seals Dutch Darts Masters Treble

Michael van Gerwen continued his home dominance with a third consecutive Dutch Darts Masters triumph after defeating Daryl Gurney in Sunday’s final in Venray.

Michael van Gerwen Premier League Darts Newcastle, PDC

The world number one successfully defended his title with a brilliant 6-2 defeat of the impressive Northern Ireland ace in front of a 4000 strong crowd.

van Gerwen, who had returned to winning ways in the Premier League last Thursday, when he overcame World Champion Gary Anderson with a stylish performance, continued his excellent form with four victories to claim the first European Tour title of 2016.

It feels incredible,” said van Gerwen, who collected £25,000 for his latest success. “It’s fantastic for myself and for the home crowd, and in the final I played good darts.

“I hope I can carry this on for the rest of the season but I’m playing well and I’m very pleased with this performance. I want to win as many tournaments as possible and I showed today that I was the best in this tournament.”

The Dutch maestro had seen off John Henderson, Justin Pipe, Dave Chisnall and Mervyn King to reach the final, in which he stormed to a 6-2 victory and averaged over 112.

van Gerwen will be back in Premier League action on Thursday in Dublin, where he faces Adrian Lewis.

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