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Michael van Gerwen won his twelfth title of an amazing year so far when he claimed victory in the sixth Players Championship event of 2013 at Crawley’s K2 on Sunday.

The world number two defeated Andy Hamilton 6-1 in the final, after missing out at the semi-final stage on Saturday, when he was defeated by Wez Newton.

But the Dutch sensation stormed back in Sunday’s event, which he kicked off with wins against Kevin Dowling and Richie Burnett, before claiming a 6-0 whitewash over Ronny Huybrechts to reach the quarter-finals.

There, he saw off Andy Smith before hitting back from 5-2 down to defeat Brendan Dolan 6-5 in the last four, where he also missed double twelve for a nine-darter.

And his final victory over Hamilton saw him pass the £100,000 mark in prize money from from Pro Tour events alone this year.