One of the most satisfying checkouts you'll see at World Championship
Darts is way more difficult than pros like John Henderson make it look.
John Henderson breezed into the second round of the PDC World Darts Championship with an emphatic 3-0 victory over Finland's Marko Kantele on Tuesday evening.
What started out as a competitive contest turned out to be one-way traffic as Henderson slowly pulled away from the Finn after a tight first set.
Henderson took the second three-zip with a lovely 121 checkout and dropped just one leg in the third and decisive set.
The stand-out highlight for the Scot was his 160 checkout in the opening set. With Kantele on 83, Henderson took the set with a picture perfect triple 20, tripe 20 followed by a double top to cap it all off.
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That sensational performance earned Henderson a second-round clash against fourth seed Daryl Gurney. The Derry man sent Henderson crashing out of October's Grand Prix in Dublin at the semi-final stage, but the Scot doesn't insist to Sky Sports that he's not out for revenge in the rematch.
"I don’t look it as revenge, Daryl’s a nice guy and playing well. It will be a great game and the best man will win."
Gurney booked his place in the second round with a dominant 3-1 win over Belgiumm's Ronny Huybrechts in round one.