Ng On Yee wins 2017 Women’s Snooker World Championship

Hong Kong’s Ng On Yee was crowned World Ladies Snooker World Champion for the second time after she won one of the event’s most gripping finals in history.

Picture: World Women’s Snooker

On Yee, 26, beat India’s Vidya Pillai 6-5 in a final which went all the way and was decided by the final pink of the last frame.

It was only the second time in the tournament’s history a final went all the way into a deciding frame with the last time coming in 1989 between Allison Fisher and Ann-Marie Farren.

Ng On Yee has now won the biggest women’s event in world snooker for the second time following her first triumph in 2015 when she beat England’s Emma Bonney.

Earlier in the day, On Yee saw off 11-time champion Reanne Evans, beating her 5-4 to reach the final for a fourth successive year.

This year saw the competition held in Singapore for the first time in it’s history.

 

 

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