Thursday, August 09, 2007

Allison Fisher takes third US Open in a row

WBPA US OpenAllison Fisher won the WPBA US Open for the third time in a row.

In the final she defeated fellow Englishwoman Kelly Fisher 7-6. Last year's runner-up Kim Shaw (England) shared third place with Ga Young Kim (South Korea).

This was Allison's fifth US Open trophy. She also won in 1999. It was her third Classic Tour victory of the season and 50th of her career.

The win solidifies her position on top of the WPBA rankings. Karen Corr (Ireland) is still in second place and Xiaoting Pan (China) stays in third.

The event took place from August 1-5 in the Twin River Casino, Lincoln, Rhode Island. It was the sixth event of eight this season on the Classic Tour. Next up is the Midwest Classic, October 3-7, in Norman, Oklahoma.

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