"Everything I seem to do is a first in the PDC so why not that one": Sherrock sets sights on World Championship after history-making nine-darter

Fallon Sherrock returned to the MODUS Super Series this week after a whirlwind weekend which saw 'The Queen of the Palace' hit a first nine-darter by a woman in the PDC and also become one of only a select few to play on the ProTour.

"I went the traditional route. I went with the double 12 at the end. When I hit it, I don't think I realised what I'd done until actually walking up to the board and talking the dart out. I was like I just hit a nine-darter. I always had this imagination in my head that if I did hit a nine-darter because I've been so close so many times that I'd celebrate but I didn't," said Sherrock to MODUS Super Series.

"I literally just took my darts out. My opponent fist bumped me and I just turned back round and kept on playing."

Media attention

As ever, Sherrock garnered attention with many media outlets who don't pay attention to darts in depth usually writing about the achievement.

"I'm quite happy that it did get the attention because it meant that the World still likes the idea of a woman being a part of a darts. It's not just me now, you've got Lisa and Beau. Next time they do something special, hopefully they get the audience to it as well. I'm just so happy that it went a bit mad again."

Now Sherrock wants to do it again and having completed the feat on the Challenge Tour wants to take it onto the stage.

"I've done it once now so I'm sure I'll be able to do it again. At the Grand Slam, I got close so here's to say I can't do it here or next time I'm on TV."

Staying over with her boyfriend Cameron Menzies proved to be a stroke of luck as Sherrock was called up as a late replacement for the ProTour on the Monday.

"I think it was a bit of luck because where I was there with Cammy, I decided to stay over. I literally got a phone call at 11 saying put your shirt on and get your darts, you're playing so I was rushing about, getting to the venue, trying to prepare. I'm a bit disappointed with how I played but at the same time I was rushing about, I didn't prepare how I normally would."

But next in her history making aims is the biggest of them all and she admits given her trajectory, it isn't out the realms of possibility.

"I do want to win a World title, that is something I want to do before I finish playing darts. If I do a lucky run or start playing well who knows, the PDC World Championship might be my first World title because everything I seem to do is a first in the PDC so why not that one."

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