Clayton reflects on 'heck of a ride' after World Series win

Jonny Clayton

Jonny Clayton reflected on his remarkable 2021 so far after lifting his fourth TV title of the year at the Jack's World Series of Darts Finals.

Clayton added the World Series crown to his Premier League, World Grand Prix and Masters titles to his 2021 title haul thanks to an 11-6 victory over Dimitri Van den Bergh in Sunday's final in Amsterdam.

The world number eight's unprecedented rise has seen him take his place among the sport's elite, and has been one of the most remarkable stories in the sport's recent history.

Reflecting on his year so far, Clayton said: "If someone told me in January what I would achieve this year I wouldn't have believed them.

"It's a story I'm loving every second of and I hope there's plenty more to come.

"It's been one heck of a ride and I hope it doesn't stop anytime soon."

However, the 47-year-old isn't getting carried away with his achievements, and refused to be drawn on whether he is currently the best player in the world.

"I don't know if I am [the best player in the world at the moment], but I don't want to get dragged into talking about that," said Clayton.

"I just try my best and I'm a believer that if it's meant to be, it's meant to be.

"It's going well for me at the moment, I'm just enjoying it. It's another title under my belt and I'm loving every second."

Clayton will be back in action this week at Super Series 8 as Players Championships 28-30 take place in Barnsley from Tuesday to Thursday - sign up watch live on PDCTV.

The Welshman's next televised outing will be at the Cazoo Grand Slam of Darts, taking place in Wolverhampton from November 13-21 - click here to book tickets.