World title win for Lancashire's Ashton

First published in Sport

Lancashire captain Lisa Ashton came from two sets down to win her first world title with victory over Deta Hedman.

Top seed Hedman raced through the first two sets and needed just one leg for victory at 2-1 up in the third set.

Bolton’s Ashton, who plays Lancashire Superleague darts for Swinton, hit back to win the next five legs to level the match at 2-2 and then won the first leg of the deciding set.

Ashton hit double six to win the third leg and double 10 in the fourth for the title.

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