Daryl Gurney vs Justin Pipe/Benjamin Pratnemer
December 21, 19:10
As Superchin prepares for yet another World Championship campaign, the two-time major winner remains hungry for success after another solid year on-tour.
Gurney tasted success on the European Tour earlier in the year as he picked up the German Darts Championship at the end of March. Following that success, Gurney went on to reach seven Semi-Finals – most notably at the European Championship.
Superchin could face off with Justin Pipe should he get past Benjamin Pratnemer. In terms of previous meetings, Gurney defeated Pipe in the last eight at a Players Championship event back in April.
In other meetings, the pair hadn’t met for two years – with the shares spoiled evenly at 2-2.
Gurney isn’t a player that’s short of confidence and Superchin insists that he’s not showing any mercy heading into Alexandra Palace.
“I’m in it to win it.” Said Gurney. “I’ve been playing well and I’m feeling really good.
“I’ve won two major titles, but the World Championship is something that I’m really hungry to win. The best players in the world will all be up for the fight and I’ll be giving it my all.”
By Tom Beresford – Professional Sports Journalist