PHIL TAYLOR retained the TAB.com.au Sydney Darts Masters in unstoppable fashion on Saturday as he swept aside Stephen Bunting 11-3 in the final at the Hordern Pavilion, on a night which also saw James Wade and Kyle Anderson knocked out in the semi-finals.
Taylor completed back-to-back World Series of Darts wins as he followed up last Sunday's triumph in the Perth Darts Masters by picking up his second successive title in Sydney.
KYLE ANDERSON produced the biggest win of his career as he powered past Simon Whitlock 8-3 in the TAB.com.au Sydney Darts Masters, while Phil Taylor hit top gear at the Hordern Pavilion and Stephen Bunting and James Wade joined them in the semi-finals.
New Australian superstar Anderson followed up Thursday's superb first round comeback win over Raymond van Barneveld by knocking out his country's most successful darts player, Whitlock, with another thrilling performance.
Anderson punished missed doubles from Whitlock to win the game's first two legs before taking out 112 for a 3-0 lead as he delighted the capacity Hordern Pavilion crowd.
THE TAB.com.au Sydney Darts Masters began with two huge upsets as Australia's Kyle Anderson and New Zealand's Warren Parry knocked out Raymond van Barneveld and Michael van Gerwen at the Hordern Pavilion.
Perth-born Anderson, 26, found himself 3-0 down as van Barneveld made a brilliant start to their first round game at the Hordern Pavilion, finishing 70, 111 and 90 to take command.
However, three missed doubles in the fourth leg allowed Anderson in on double 12, before he took out 120 in the fifth and finished a 13-darter to level the game - hitting a 177 score to set up tops.
JOHN WEBER and Damon Heta secured the final two places in the TAB.com.au Sydney Darts Masters field at the Warilla Bowls Club on Tuesday.
Weber (pictured, above left) won the second tournament of the DPA Australian Grand Prix double-header with a 6-1 victory over New Zealand's Rob Szabo.
With Weber having also reached the quarter-finals of Monday's AGP event, he earned enough ranking points to jump above Clinton Bridge in the Order of Merit and join Loz Ryder, Shane Tichowitsch and David Platt in qualifying to play in the TAB.com.au Sydney Darts Masters this weekend.