28 Mar 2009MARK WALSH defeated Phil Taylor 6-4 to win Saturday's Players Championship in Coventry.
Walsh became the first player to defeat Taylor away from the television screens in 2009, edging a tight final at the Ricoh Arena.
Walsh led 2-0 and 5-2 thanks to two breaks of throw before Taylor cut the deficit to one leg, with the world number one taking out 128 during his fightback.
Phil Taylor 6-2 Mervyn King
Jan van der Rassel 6-2 Wayne Jones
Terry Jenkins 6-3 Dennis Priestley
Mark Walsh 6-1 Steve Beaton
Phil Taylor 6-0 Jan van der Rassel
Mark Walsh 6-2 Terry Jenkins
Mark Walsh 6-4 Phil Taylor