Snooker Blog Category: Women’s

Wendy Jans – European Ladies Snooker Champion 2017

Wendy Jans has successfully defended her European title by overcoming Anna Prysazhnuka of Latvia by 5 frames to 1. Wendy started the match nervously and Anna took the first frame by a narrow margin. From then on Wendy took control and played some excellent snooker making breaks of 36, 45, 32, 30, 43 and 31,... Read more »

Tatjana Vasiljeva gets wild card

Latvia's Tatjana Vasiljeva will compete as a wild card at the final stages of the Kaspersky Riga Masters later this month for the second time. Last year, the 33 year-old took on Marco Fu at the same stage of the event, losing 4-1 in a match far closer than it appeared on paper, Fu having... Read more »

Provisional 2017/2018 calendar announced

The provisional calendar for the 2017/18 World Women’s Snooker Tour has today been announced by World Ladies Billiards and Snooker (WLBS). Following a landmark previous season which saw ranking events held in Germany and Singapore for the first time, the WLBS has confirmed that the World Women’s Championship will return to Asia for a second... Read more »

Ladies Day Returns to Betfred World Championship

Ladies Day returns to the Betfred World Snooker Championship on Wednesday 26th April 2017 at the Sheffield Winter Garden close to the Crucible Theatre. This year marks the fifth staging of the day as World Snooker, in partnership with the WPBSA and World Ladies Billiards and Snooker, aims to encourage women to participate in snooker,... Read more »
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Updated WLBS Rankings: April 2017

The official WLBS world women’s ranking list has now been updated following the concluding event of the season, the LITEtask Festival of Women’s Snooker in Leeds, England. View the updated WLBS world rankings Season changes –  Comparing the rankings to the start of the season, the biggest winners are Laura Evans and Rebecca Kenna, who… Read more »