"I don't believe it": Disbelief for Luke Humphries at second major title at Grand Slam of Darts

Luke Humphries achieved darting destiny again for the second time in two months, 42 days to be exact as he was crowned a major champion again at the Grand Slam of Darts.

From Leicester to Wolverhampton after sealing the World Grand Prix, he saw off Rob Cross 16-8 with a 104.69 average and 59.6% on the doubles. He now sits favourite for the World Darts Championship next month at the Alexandra Palace and is seen by some as the best player in the world right now.

But it is still very much disbelief for the former World Youth champion at what he has achieved and his words was a dream come true.

"To pick up two TV titles is fantastic - I don't believe it," smiled Humphries.

"To pick up another major title after winning my first one not so long ago is a dream come true. It's something I didn't imagine so I'm really proud. It feels just as good - obviously, nothing can ever beat the first one but the second one does feel as good, especially the way I've played again there.

"It was a long, grueling slog today but I think we put on a good show. It was a really tough game but I think we both played really well. I had to rely on that European Tour experience that I've had over the last couple of years where I seem to play my best stuff in semi-finals and finals.

"It was a contrast from the semi-final to the final, I played much, much better and I played pretty much how I did throughout the tournament. Rob was absolutely fantastic, he didn't give me a leg and I had to work for every leg. He's another great of our generation, a World Champion and I respect him a lot.

"This week I've beaten some great, great players who I've looked up to over the years - Gary, James and Rob. I'm very blessed and happy to be a two-time major champion."

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