Michael van Gerwen piled more final misery on Terry Jenkins on Sunday night as he became the first Dutchman to win the European Championship.
After seeing off Raymond van Barneveld with the aid of a nine-darter in the semi-final, Van Gerwen cruised to an 11-4 victory over Jenkins to claim the seventh major PDC title of his career.
Terry Jenkins beats Mervyn King in scrappy semi to reach European Championship final.
Michael van Gerwen hits nine-darter in semi-final victory over Raymond van Barneveld.
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Jenkins was competing in his ninth major PDC final, having lost all of his previous eight. The 51-year-old never really threatened to break his duck, as he was thoroughly outclassed.
Van Gerwen led 5-0 at the end of the first session, nailing a 167 checkout to clinch leg five.
A mini-revival saw Jenkins close the gap to 5-3, but MVG, who hit five 180s in the match and recorded a three-dart average of 98, won six of the next seven legs to seal victory.
Van Gerwen, who beat Justin Pipe, Brendan Dolan and Dave Chisnall earlier in the tournament, picks up a cheque for £55,000 for winning the seventh edition of the European Championship.
Runner-up Jenkins, whose path to the final consisted of victories over Gary Anderson, Robert Thornton, Stephen Bunting and Mervyn King, takes home £25,000.
Van Gerwen is only the fourth person to win the European Championship. Phil Taylor won the competition in its first four runnings, before Simon Whitlock and Adrian Lewis triumphed in 2012 and 2013 respectively.