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LUKE HUMPHRIES won a World Championship classic against Jermaine Wattimena to reach the third round.

After seeing off Devon Petersen on Friday night, Humphries completed a memorable 24 hours with another impressive display.

Wattimena won the first set without dropping a leg and took the first leg in set two but Humphries stormed back by claiming the next three legs in just 35 darts to level up the tie.

The following two sets were shared before the final set reached a tiebreak, in which Wattimena looked to have taken pole position when he punished Humphries for a missed matched dart.

The recently-crowned PDC Unicorn World Youth Champion hit back from 5-4 down, taking out 96 before landing tops to seal glory.

“That was the most thrilling game I’ve ever played in,” said Humphries.

“I’d love to say I stayed calm and composed but I didn’t feel that way up on the stage. I do think I found the right things at the right time.

“I’m over the moon to have won that match and I showed a lot of bottle – that’s what you need to win titles like this.

“I love playing here. I love the feeling I get when I am playing on the Ally Pally stage and that is the best game I’ve ever been part of.”