NICK Kenny's run in the PDC Home Tour is over after two-time world champion Gary Anderson was in inspired form to make the semi-finals.

The 'Flying Scotsman' joined Jelle Klaasen and Mike De Decker in the next stage of the tournament as he remained unbeaten in the event with six wins from six.

Anderson, who was initially forced to withdraw from the event due to poor broadband, claimed afterwards he was still getting used to the format of competing from home, but seemed to have no issues on the night with another dominant performance.

"It still feels strange, you're still looking for the boy to walk in front of you to throw his darts and it takes a bit of getting used to," he said.

"I do play darts (at home) but if I'm playing somebody they're here in person.

"Here you're listening on the phone and watching the scorecard, you've got to listen for that third dart to hit the board before you step up to throw, but I'm getting used to it I think."

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His opponents will certainly agree as he gave them little chance. Anderson dispatched Kenny 6-2 in the opener before upping his game further.

Luke Humphries, fresh from a 6-2 win over Jamie Lewis, recorded a three-figure average against Anderson, but still found himself beaten 6-1 as the Scot returned an average of 110.12.

Anderson needed only to win a single leg in his finale against Lewis and duly progressed with a 6-3 victory.

Cwmbran's Kenny upset the odds to win his group in the first round despite being the lowest ranked player.

The 27-year-old couldn't repeat the trick after being edged out 6-4 by Carmarthen's Lewis and then 6-1 by Humphries, who he had beaten when qualifying for the second stage.

Kenny, who moved from the BDO at the start of the year, will now concentrate on ensuring he climbs the rankings when the PDC Tour can resume.

The Wales international made an encouraging start before the coronavirus pandemic and told the Argus earlier this week that

"I'd like to get into the Players Championship Finals but my main aim is to set a nice benchmark for next year," said Kenny.

"Because of coronavirus, if there's going to be anything then I'd think it will be crammed in for the rest of the year.

"I want to get into a position where I don't have to worry in two years' time about retaining my tour card. My aim is to stay in the top 64 and I can do that if I bring my A game.

"I'm not going to hit 110 average every day of the week, nobody is, but the standard between 95 and 105 would pick up a lot of wins and getting further into tournaments.

"I'd like to qualify for majors and maybe 'Ally Pally' (Alexandra Palace for the World Championships) is doable, but it's just stepping stones for me and it's not going to happen overnight."

The four-man final of the Home Tour is on Friday and the PDC will provide an update on 2020 events next week.

"At present, the 2020 Betfred World Matchplay remains scheduled for July 18 to 26 at the Winter Gardens in Blackpool, and we continue to work with all relevant parties towards achieving this if possible," read a statement.

"However, the PDC plans to confirm on or before Friday, June 5 a decision in relation to the planned July dates for this event.

"Should restrictions mean that the July dates are not possible, it would be the PDC's plan to rearrange the Betfred World Matchplay for a date later in 2020, in line with other recently-affected tournaments."