Dave Chisnall sent Michael van Gerwen on Friday with a shocking 5-0 victory over the number 1 in the world from the PDC World Championship quarter-finals at Alexandra Palace

In a stellar ad, Chisnall’s average was 10734, hitting 14 180s when the world number 8 whitewashed three-time champion Van Gerwen and made it to the semi-finals of the competition for the first time

Chisnall’s last four opponents will be two-time winner Gary Anderson, while the other semi-final will be between Gerwyn Price and Stephen Bunting. finished a run of 27 games without a win over Van Gerwen

The 40-year-old Englishman told Sky Sports: “I’m so proud. I’ve practiced well, I’ve played well, I’d say in the last three or four weeks I’ve made the effort, I’ve got my points a little Changed smaller

“I was confident against Dimitri [Van den Burgh in the preliminary round] and this morning when I woke up I was confident again of just sitting in my hotel room and watching TV

“I want it [the world title] more than anyone else I know my own skills, I know that I play well, I can win this”

The defeat left Van Gerwen “absolutely devastated” He added on Twitter, “I didn’t show up at all tonight and let me down for some reason, it just never happened up there

“Kudos to @ChizzyChisnall for being superb throughout the game and wish him the best of luck for the rest of the tournament thanks for the support”

Anderson previously defeated Dirk Van Duijvenbode and lost the opening set before scoring a 5-1 triumph. Der Schotte, who averaged 10107, said: “That was good. First set Dirk started like him and I actually played okay – I said “let’s go” but I stuck with it “

When asked if we’d see the 2015 and 2016 Anderson, the 50-year-old said in the years he won the title: “Not quite yet. It’s getting there

He added, “If I didn’t win this title I would love to see Chizzy [Chisnall] win it”He’s been on the road for years and he’s a phenomenal dart player”

Price reached his second straight semi-final when Welsh number 3 Daryl Gurney defeated 5-4, Bunting secured a debut in their last four games with a 5-3 win over Krzysztof Ratajski

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Weltnachrichten – GB – Dave Chisnall beats Michael van Gerwen to reach the PDC semi-finals

Source: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2021/jan/01/gary-anderson-moves-into-pdc-semi-final-with-comeback-win