Career

Inducted into Billiards Hall-of-Fame:  2009

Pocket Billiards Titles:  79

1 Gold Medal- 2009 World Games
4 World Championships (WPA)
8 U.S. National Championships (WPBA)
8 U.S. Open Championships (WPBA)
2 BCA Championships (WPBA)
39 Classic Tour Titles (WPBA)
22 Other Worldwide titles including:
5 Tournament of Champions
5 Amway Cups
2 ESPN Championships

Snooker Titles

11 World Championships
7 Singles
4 Doubles
80+ National Championships

Other Interesting Facts and Statistics

-More “Player of Year” titles than any other sports star.
-World’s top-ranked player for six years.
-53 Women’s Professional Billiard Association (WPBA) “Classic Tour” titles
-22 international championships for a total of 75 career titles.
-Holds record for most consecutive wins on the WPBA Classic Tour (7).
-Only person to win the National 9-Ball Championship eight times.
-Only person to win the Tournament of Champions five times.
-Only person to win the U.S. Open 9-Ball Championship four times.
-Only person to win the World 9-Ball Championship four times.
-Won more than 80 national and 11 world snooker titles.
-Won her first National title in 1983 at age of 15
-Won her first World title in 1985 at the age of 17.
-First woman to make a century break in the World Championship
-Highest break in a World Ladies Billiard & Snooker Association (WLBSA) event – 133.
-First woman to compile a century break on TV – 102 (in final of the 1993 World Mixed Doubles Challenge).
-Highest break by a woman on TV – 133 (1994 European League).

Recognitions

-City of Brighton Walk of Fame, inducted November 2002
-Presented McDonalds Child of Achievement Awards for 7 consecutive years commencing 1988, with prominent figures such as Princess Diana, HRH The Duchess of Kent, Baroness Thatcher and Sir John Major.
-Launched the Rothmans Year Book
-Twice named UK Tie Woman of the Year

TV/Appearances

-Noel Edmonds “Swap shop” (age 14)
-Terry Wogan Show (age 17)
-Attended BBC’s UK Sports Personality of the Year
-Question of Sport on BBC (appeared numerous times)
-Body Matters
-Big Break (Saturday evening prime time game show)
-Regular “studio guest” during Snooker events for Sky Sports
-Steve Davis & Friends (one-hour televised interview on Sky Sports) (2001)
-“Shooting Vectors”, an instructional video on TSN
-Commentator and interviewer on International Pool Tour (2006)
-Commentator for WPBA 2008 US Open Championships on ESPN
-ESPN/2 and Sky Sports with over 100 hours of coverage.
-Speeches: Rotary Club, Lions Club and numerous other institutions.

Volunteer

-Patron of the Help the Handicapped Holiday Fund in UK
-Patron of the Bridge Trust for the homeless of Kent County, UK
-Served as President of World Professional Billiards Association Board of Directors (2000)
-Participates in every WPBA Charity Pro-Am benefiting charities such as
-Susan G. Koman (www.koman.org)
-My Sisters Place (www.mysistersplace.us)
-Make A Wish Foundation (www.wish.org)
-Viv’s Kidz

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