Fallon Sherrock made history at the Darts World Cup. In her opening game of the PDC World Championship at the Alexandra Palace in London, the English defeated compatriot Ted Evetts 3-2 after a strong performance and was thus the first woman to win a game in a mixed world championship Saturday at the Austrian number one Mensur Suljovic.
"I can only say wow. Oh my god. I'm just happy with what I have achieved for darts," said Sherrock with tears in his eyes. "I hope that more women will follow." Her nervousness struggled before she turned up after losing the first set. In the second round, the hairdresser even set course for a nine-darter with six perfect darts and finally got the set confidently. Four set darts awarded in the third round also of four set darts awarded in the Sharrock did not get thrown off the track in the third round and, despite a 1: 2 deficit, still managed to make an entry in the history books. six times the maximum of 180 points, Evetts in turn awarded a match dart in the decision-making process.Mikuru Suzuki from Japan had just missed the entry in the history books on Sunday. The second woman in the competition had lost in the decision set against the Englishman James Richardson. In the "Ally Pally" two of the 96 starting places have been reserved for women since last year.