Van Gerwen won the German Darts Championship and defeated Cross in the final. †

Michael van Gerwen won the German Darts Championship on Sunday evening. De Brabander fought in a high-quality final from the back against Rob Cross and won 8-5.

Van Gerwen had a poor start to the final, which was held in Hildesheim, Germany. World No. 5 canceled an early break, but then trailed 1-4.

Despite this, 32-year-old Van Gerwen was not angry and resisted, after which the score remained the same until the tenth game. After that, the Dutch were clearly the strongest. He did not give up on one leg and determined the match with a double eighteen.

Van Gerwen shot a nice average of 104.08 per three arrows and recorded a double percentile of 50. Cross compared this to an average of 101.53 and a double 38.46 percent.

The German Darts Championship title was Van Gerwen’s first win on the European Tour since April 2019.

In recent weeks, the three-time world champion has also been twice the strongest in a Premier League match night. He won in Brighton last Thursday and Exeter the week before.

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Source: NU