Taylor reached for the seventeenth time final World Matchplay

Taylor reached for the seventeenth time final World Matchplay

Phil Taylor has set Saturday for the seventeenth time in his career for the finals of the World Matchplay in Blackpool. The dartslegende was in the semi-final battle is too strong for Adrian Lewis: 17-9.

The 56-year-old Englishman had the semi-final battle is reached by Friday, little very to of Michael van Gerwen. The reigning world champion was 16-6 dried.

Taylor, who is working on one of his last tournaments and hexadecimal world champion, won less than fifteen of his previous World Matchplay-finals. He lost only last year, when Van Gerwen (18-10 was too strong.

In the final battle of Sunday takes Taylor by the Scotsman Peter Wright, who earlier Saturday with a 17-15 of the Northern Irishman Daryl Gurney won.

The winner of the prestigious tournament stroke equivalent to about 130,000 euro. Van Gerwen won the World Matchplay, both in 2015 as a 2016.


With Van Gerwen was Friday, the last remaining american in the tournament off. Wednesday was Raymond van Barneveld already defeated against Taylor (11-3).

Jelle Klaasen, Benito van de Pas and Christian Kist were the other Dutch participants in Blackpool, but they were all in the first round all of their Waterloo.

THE FINAL! Phil Taylor will take on Peter Wright in the Final of the @BetVictor World Matchplay. What a game, we hav…


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21:40 – 29 July 2017

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