Scotland's Gary Anderson has defended his world darts championship title after defeating England's Adrian Lewis 7-5 today.

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The Flying Scotsman took out the maximum 170 check-out to break Lewis' throw in the 12th set.

Lewis was the last player to win back to back titles in 2012.

It was a tight affair throughout before Anderson pulled away late for his second title.


Lewis opened strongly, before Anderson got on a roll to take two sets in a row. However miscounting and poor throwing allowed Lewis back into the match to level the scores at 2-2 and then 3-3.

Anderson took control to head into a 6-4 lead before Lewis attempted a comeback to take make it 6-5 before the Scotsman closed out the final.