Hammer has sights set on title
Andy Hamilton is hoping to go one better at this winter’s PDC World Championships after finishing as runner-up at Alexandra Palace 12 months ago.
The Hammers is made a 40/1 shot for the title by bookmaker Boylesports and is 1/6 to beat James Richardson in his opening round match this coming Sunday.
“It was a great performance last time and to get to that final was a great thing to happen for me in my life,” said Hamilton.
“It's disappointing that I didn't win it so hopefully this year I can get to the final again and then who knows what will happen.
"The form's good at the moment and I'm playing solid, so there's no reason I can't do the same as last year and then go one step further.
"It's everybody's aim, and for me because of the experience of last year, I need to win the final to prove just how good I am for myself and my fans.”
Hamilton was awarded a Premier League place on the back of his success in last year’s World Championships, and is likely to require a similar run this year in order to maintain his position.
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