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.
- Allison Fisher defeats Kelly Fisher; wins WPBA Great Lakes Classic (AzBillliards)
- The finals (WPBA - PDF)
- Tournament Chart (WPBA - PDF)
- Player Stats (WPBA - PDF)
- Allison Fisher Wins Great Lakes Classic (Inside Pool Magazine)
- Great Shakes: Allison Fisher Wins 53rd WPBA Title (Billiards Digest)
- WPBA Great Lakes Classic - Fisher Takes the Title (Pool Cue News and Review)
- Great Lakes Classic in Michigan City/IN (Jasmin Ouschan)
- Ut på tur aldri sur...nesten da. (Line Kjørsvik - Norwegian - Look for "WPBA Great Lakes Classic")
- WPBA Great Lakes Classic Results (PoolDawg Billiards Blog)
- Fisher wins third Great Lakes Classic championship in four years (Post-Tribune)
- Fisher Wins Billiards Tourney (The News-Dispatch)
- WPBA Tour
- Allison Fisher (Official player page)
- Allison Fisher (Wikipedia)
- WPBA Tour | Player Biographies | Allison Fisher (wpba.com)
- Allison Fisher takes long road to victory (2006 event)
- Xiaoting Pan takes maiden win in Great Lakes Classic (2007 event)
- Allison Fisher wins San Diego Classic (2008 WPBA Tour)
- Pan and Jones on top in GenerationPool.com 9-Ball Championships (2008 WPBA Tour)