Monday, June 30, 2008

Allison Fisher claims third Great Lakes Classic title

Allison Fisher from England won the Great Lakes Classic.

In the final she came back from 2-0 down to defeat countrywoman Kelly Fisher 7-4.

Karen Corr (Ireland) and Sarah Ellerby (England) shared third, completing a clean sweep for the European contingent.

This was Allison Fisher's second title of 2008, her third Great Lakes Classic championship and her 53rd title on the Classic Tour.

The defending champion Xiaoting Pan from China was edged 9-8 by Kelly Fisher in the quarter-finals.

This win solidified Allison Fisher's No.1 position in the WPBA Rankings. Kelly Fisher improved from seventh to 5th. Corr jumped from fifth to second. She shares that place with Ga Young Kim (South Korea) and Pan.

The event is scheduled to be shown on ESPN 4 August from 8-11PM EST.

The event took place June 25-29, 2008 at the Blue Chip Casino, Michigan City, Indiana, USA. It was the third of ten events on the 2008 Classic Tour. Next up is the US Open, at the Riverwind Casino, Norman, Oklahoma, July 30 - August 3 2008.

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