Rob Cross' astonishing comeback against Daryl Gurney has been hailed as on of the greatest ever.
PDC Darts tweeted: "CROSS WINS!!!!!! One of the greatest comebacks we have EVER SEEN on the Winter Gardens stage!"
Luke Davies replied saying: "The greatest comeback I’ve ever seen. There is your #WorldMatchplay champion"
@Peters316 tweeted@ "Wow! Electrifying darts from Cross, sorry......" referring to Cross' career as an electrician.
@gelderd_aggro8 said: "Wow that was incredible."
@NAtcheson16 said: "Unbelievable. How Cross has won that, I do not know. Gurney lost the plot. Matchplay is better than the World's!!"
Kevin Ticehurst said: "What a unbelievable comeback that is from Rob Cross, he was dead and buried at 14-7. That is the best comeback Winter Gardens has ever seen!!!"
@Rosedavid3 tweeted: "Well done what a come back. You showed what being a true champion is all about. All the best for the final."