Gerwyn Price warns rivals he will be ‘unbeatable’ after latest success in World Series of Darts final | Darts News


World No. 1 Gerwyn Price says he has yet to realize his true potential, warning rivals he will be invincible on the oche in three years; “I’m really new to this compared to these players, so another three years where I can improve a lot more, and I’ll be very hard to beat”

Last update: 09/21/22 4:16 p.m.

Gerwyn Price kept his cool in a decisive match against Dirk van Duijvenbode to win the World Series of Darts final in Amsterdam

Gerwyn Price has warned his rivals he will be “unbeatable” for years to come, after his last triumph at the World Series of Darts final in Amsterdam.

Top-ranked Price tasted World Series showpiece glory for the second time in three years after a thrilling 11-10 victory over Dirk van Duijvenbode at AFAS Live on Sunday, shooting a 14 dart in the decider as he finished with an average of 100.14 in the showpiece to claim the top prize of £70,000.

‘The Iceman’ produced the goods in the final stages of a thrilling contest, racking up 146, 121 and 116 finishes to win.

Price lifted the roof of Blackpool's Winter Gardens with a nine-dart in his semi-final against Danny Noppert at World Matchplay

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Price lifted the roof of Blackpool’s Winter Gardens with a nine-dart in his semi-final against Danny Noppert at World Matchplay

Price lifted the roof of Blackpool’s Winter Gardens with a nine-dart in his semi-final against Danny Noppert at World Matchplay

Price’s victory over Van Duijvenbode secured his eighth TV title in four years, but the 37-year-old insists he has yet to realize his true potential.

“I think in three years I will be practically unbeatable,” said the 2021 world champion.

“Everyone else here now has experience. Michael Smith, Peter Wright, Michael van Gerwen – even Jonny Clayton has done a lot of BDO stuff with Wales.

“I’m really new to this compared to these players, so another three years where I can improve a lot more, and I’ll be very hard to beat.”

Gerwyn Price warns rivals he will be 'unbeatable' after latest success in World Series of Darts final | Darts News

“If I can start like I did in previous years, there’s no reason why I can’t win this title again.”

Gerwyn Price aims for a second World Grand Prix title

The Welshman had a rocky start to 2022, with a fractured hand derailing his Premier League campaign, but he has returned to form in emphatic style in recent months.

After reaching a first World Matchplay final in July, Price also made the Queensland Darts Masters final last month, before celebrating success at the New Zealand Darts Masters in Hamilton a fortnight later.

“It’s always nice to win,” said Price, who is now aiming to win a second World Grand Prix title at Morningside Arena in Leicester from October 3-9.

“It doesn’t matter if it’s the World Series or the TV ranking events – it fills you with confidence, especially with the World Grand Prix coming up.”

Best moment?  Funniest moment?  Better payment?  Mark Webster and Abigail Davies present their World Matchplay Awards on Love The Darts

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Best moment? Funniest moment? Better payment? Mark Webster and Abigail Davies present their World Matchplay Awards on Love The Darts

Best moment? Funniest moment? Better payment? Mark Webster and Abigail Davies present their World Matchplay Awards on Love The Darts

Price had two nine-dart finishes in one night in the Premier League in Belfast...

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Price had two nine-dart finishes in one night in the Premier League in Belfast…

Price had two nine-dart finishes in one night in the Premier League in Belfast…

He continued: “If I can start like I did in previous years, there’s no reason why I can’t win this title again.

“I know I’m playing well. I know where I should be.

“I have a lot more in the tank, but things are going in the right direction at the right time of year. I’m full of confidence.”

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