We bring you back to 2007 when Michael van Gerwen and Phil Taylor had their first battle on TV during the Masters of Darts. They played a game in best of 5 sets and all sets went to a deciding leg.
Below we bring you the highlights of this incredible game.
Michael van Gerwen’s 170 checkout
Michael van Gerwen’s 10-darter
Michael van Gerwen’s 164 checkout
Michael van Gerwen did beat Phil Taylor 3-0 (3-2, 3-2, 3-2) and went on playing Raymond van Barneveld in the semi final. During this match he hit a historical perfect leg making him the youngest player to throw a televised nine-darter.
BONUS: Michael van Gerwen’s 9-darter
In the end it was Raymond van Barneveld who won this match and played against Peter Manley in the final. One Dart achieved a 100% record en route to the final against Barney, but Van Barneveld clinched the title with a whitewash 7-0 set victory.