- PDC World Champion: 2011, 2012.
UK Open Winner 2014
Adrian Lewis (born 21 January 1985 in Stoke -on-Trent, Staffordshire ) is an English darts player and two-time PDC World Champion.
Adrian Lewis started his professional career in 2003 in the Professional Darts Corporation. He is a protégé of Phil Taylor, who was born in the same city. They trained together until they go their separate ways since the 2007 World Championships.
His nickname is " Jackpot", which he won, because he hit the jackpot of $ 75,000 at the one-armed man cracked bandits in a casino in Las Vegas, this but did not get paid because he did not yet 21 ( the legal age to America in gambling to take part ) was.
His current running music is " Reach Up" by Perfecto Allstarz.
At the World Grand Prix 2010, the collection he succeeded to the final, where he beat Phil Taylor in the semi-finals. In the final he lost, however, against James Wade.
In the PDC World Darts Championship 2011 him the greatest success was achieved in his career, winning the final against the Scot Gary Anderson 7-5. To win, Lewis was awarded £ 200,000. In addition, he succeeded in the third leg of the first set as the first player in a World Cup final a nine dart finish, which earned him an additional £ 10,000. Another nine-darter he threw in the semifinals of the European Darts Championship 2011 against Raymond van Barneveld.
In the PDC World Darts Championship 2012, he reached the finals once again. There he met his compatriot Andy Hamilton, whom he defeated 7-3, and so defended his title. He is by Phil Taylor was only the second dart players to have managed with 26 years the youngest double world champion in the history of the PDC.
In the final of the European Darts Championship 2013, he defeated defending champion Simon Whitlock with 11:6 after Legs. The World Matchplay could not decide for Adrian Lewis, but he stood in the year 2013 in the final, where he lost to Phil Taylor.
With these and other successes, Adrian Lewis now ranks third in the PDC Order of Merit.