Round Two of World Darts Championship underway

World number one Phil Taylor takes on Michael van Gerwen today in the second round of the PDC World Darts Championship.

World number one Phil Taylor takes on Michael van Gerwen today in the second round of the PDC World Darts Championship.

The 19-year-old Dutchman missed a dart to knock Taylor out of the competition in the opening round last year.

Whoever wins this time will go through to the last sixteen of the tournament at Alexandra Palace in north London.

Five other last 32 matches will also take place, including four-time semi-finalist 'Hawaii 5-O-1' Wayne Mardle facing Scotland's Robert Thornton.

In a remarakable first match of the afternoon last year's beaten semi-finalist Denis Smith came back from three sets down to beat Geordie rookie Kevin McDye.

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