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Adrian Lewis delivers first nine-darter of this year's World Championship

Jackpot stayed true to his name by claiming the first set in spectacular fashion but went on to lose 4-3 tonight.

Darts - 2014 William Hill World Darts Championship - Day Ten - Alexandra Palace Barney (right) congratulates Lewis. Source: John Walton

TWO FORMER CHAMPIONS in Adrian Lewis and Raymond van Barneveld met in the World Darts Championship at Alexandra Palace this evening.

2011 and 2012 winner Lewis, currently third in the PDC world rankings, hit a stunning nine-darter — the first at this year’s tournament — to wrap up the first set.

Source: DartLoupeTV/YouTube

Barney fought back to draw level at 1-1 and despite Jackpot going on to take the third, the Dutchman stuck with him and remarkably won out 4-3.

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