Sport in short: Darts

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The Independent Online
DENNIS PRIESTLEY, the world No 1, beat Mike Gregory 3-2 in the final of the Winmau World Masters in London yesterday. The 42-year-old former world champion from Yorkshire came within one dart of losing the final set to the world No 2 from the West Country. Leeanne Maddock, 17, from Wales, completed a notable double by winning both the youth and women's singles titles within an hour.

WINMAU WORLD MASTERS (London; Eng unless stated): Singles: Quarter-finals: D Priestley bt P Moylan (Irl) 3-0; A Warriner bt S Beaton 3-1; M Gregory bt K Spiolek 3-0; M Caris (Swe) bt M Adams

3-2. Semi-finals: Priestley bt Warriner 3-2; Gregory bt Caris 3-0. Final: Priestley bt Gregory 3-2. Women's singles: Semi-finals: L Maddock (Wal) bt S Edwards 3-1; S Greatbatch (Wal) bt K Maloney (US) 3-0. Final: Maddock bt Greatbatch 3-2. Youth singles final: L Maddock (Wal) bt C Lechtken (Ger) 3-1.

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