UK Open: Michael van Gerwen hits back to beat Gerwyn Price in final

World number one Michael van Gerwen came from 5-1 down to win his third UK Open title with an 11-9 victory over Welshman Gerwyn Price in Minehead.

The 30-year-old Dutchman, who had a nine-dart finish in his 11-3 semi-final win over Daryl Gurney, opened the final with a 180 and took the first leg.

Price had 105 and 97 checkouts to surge ahead but missed bullseye for the chance of a 6-1 advantage.

Van Gerwen duly took out 66 to claim the £100,000 top prize.

Price, ranked third in the world, will rue 12 missed doubles in four legs that allowed Van Gerwen to move 8-7 in front.

The three-time world champion recorded finishes of 136 and 97 as he claimed his first tournament win in 2020.

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