After becoming the first woman to beat the male athlete at the world darts championship, Fallon Sherrock went on to create another surprise.
25-year-old female athlete Fallon Sherrock continued to put her name on history on Saturday (December 21) by defeating the No. 11 seed of the tournament is Austrian male athlete Mensur Suljovic with the overall score. The match is 3-1 at London’s Alexandra Palace.
Sherrock won the first set before Suljovic equalized the score in the second set. But Sherrock went on to win the other two sets to get her into the final round with a bullshit.
Sharing after the victory with Sky Sports, she said she had confidence to be the champion of the tournament.
She said “I have won 2 matches. I will keep trying because nothing is impossible. I have proven that women we can beat anyone. I have just defeated the two best rivals in the world, it is a clear proof that we women can definitely play this dart.”
Fallon Sherrock’s victory is a testament to the fact that the sport is not just for men
The world darts championship each year wins 96 places for athletes, including 2 seats reserved for women. Before Sherrock, there were 4 women athletes competing for the tournament. Sherrock’s next opponent was the 22nd seed of the tournament, Chris Dobey, who defeated veteran player Ron Meulenkamp in the second set.
Share on Twitter, Dobey congratulated Sherrock and expressed his eagerness to play against her on 27th.
The PDC World Darts Championship is held annually by the Professional Darts Association (PDC) with the only sport is darts. The tournament usually starts in December and lasts until the end of January at Alexandra Palace, London. This is one of the most prestigious tournaments of the PDC. This year, the winner will win the Sid Waddell trophy and a £ 500,000 prize money.