Fallon Sherrock became the first woman to win a match at the PDC World Championship by coming back from behind to stun Ted Evetts 3-2 in London.
The 25-year-old from Milton Keynes – only the fifth woman to play in the event – was cheered throughout a superb contest at Alexandra Palace.
Sherrock, the BDO Women’s World Championship runner-up in 2015, fell 2-1 behind but rallied to make history.
“I have proved that we can play the men and can beat them,” she said.
Sherrock ended the night in joyful tears after a thrilling victory over 22-year-old world number 77 Evetts, also from England. More