The Pool is dominated by men, but in today’s world, women can do everything that men can do. I hope you all agree, but this is a killer list. According to their statistics and big wins in tournaments. This is the most comprehensive list of the top 10 best female billiard pool players of all time.
Here are the top 10 best female Pool players of all time
Jennifer Barretta, a natural athlete, and born competitor has risen to become one of the world’s top ten female 9-ball players. Jennifer climbed the ranks with coaching and long days of practice to become “Player of the Year” on the Chesapeake Area Tour, earning her spots in all of the professional events for 2003. Jennifer had earned the prestigious “Touring Pro” status with the Women’s Professional Billiards Association by October 2003, and in December 2004, Jennifer proved she was more than just a pretty face when she defeated the #1 ranked player during an ESPN televised match, eventually finishing third in the event. She won her first international title in 2006 when she won the Empress Cup in Korea in front of a record-breaking television audience. She is currently ranked 7th on the WPBA tour and frequently competes in men’s tournaments.
Jennifer Barretta was voted in ESPN’s “25 Sexiest Female Athletes of all time” and “The Top 16 Sexiest Female Athletes” in a game company.
Nickname: "9MM" Born: October 26, 1984 (age 37) Norristown, Pennsylvania, United States Height: 5 feet 10 inches Email: [email protected]
Karen Corr is a professional pool and former snooker and English billiards player representing Northern Ireland and was inducted in the BCA Hall of Fame in 2012.
She entered her first tournament at the age of 15 in Leicester and has never looked back. She continued to play in tournaments, bolstered by her family’s support and quickly became a top–tier snooker player. Corr won her first Women’s World Snooker Championship the day after her 21st birthday. She would go on to do it again in 1995 and 1997. In 1998 and 1999, she also won the World Women’s Billiards Championship.
Nickname: "The Irish Invader" Born: November 10, 1969 (age 52), Ballymoney, United Kingdom Professional: 1990– Sport country: Northern Ireland Medal record: Women's Nine-ball
Representing Great Britain
World Games: (Silver ) 2001 Akita Individual
Jeanette Lee began playing pool in 1989. She went on to become the world’s top female pool player in the 1990s, winning the Women’s Professional Billiard Association (WPBA) Sportsperson of the Year Award in 1998. From 1993 to 1996, she finished third in the World Nine-ball Championships (women’s). She won the gold medal for the United States at the 2001 World Games in Akita, Japan, and the ladies’ US$25,000 winner-take-all Tournament of Champions twice, in 1999 and 2003, in addition to many top finishes on the WPBA Tour. Lee is also the author of The Black Widow’s Guide to Killer Pool.
Nickname: "Black Widow" Born: July 9, 1971 (age 50), Brooklyn, New York, United States Sport country: United States Metal record: Women's nine-ball Representing the United States World Games: (Gold) 2001 Akita Individual
Ga Young Kim
Kim Ga-young is a South Korean female professional pool player who plays on the Women’s Professional Billiard Association Tour. Her father began teaching her to play three-cushion billiards when she was about twelve years old.
Nickname: "Little Devil Girl" Born: January 13, 1983 (age 39) Seoul, South Korea Professional: 2003–present Medal Record: Representing South Korea Women's eight-ball East Asian Games: (G) – 1st Place 2009 Hong Kong Singles Asian Games: (S) – 2nd place 2006 Doha Singles
(S) – 2nd place 2010 Guangzhou Singles
World Games: (S) – 2nd 2013 Cali Singles
(S) – 2nd 2017 Wrocław Singles
Asian Indoor Games: (S) – 2nd 2007 Macau Singles Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games: (B) – 3rd place 2013 Incheon Singles
(B) – 3rd place 2017 Ashgabat Singles
Nickname: "Queen of Nine-Ball" Born: February 25, 1982 (age 40), Yanzhou District, Jining, China Professional: 2006— Medal record: Women's pool Representing China Asian Games: (G) – 1st place 2010 Guangzhou 9-ball individual
(B) – 1st place 2006 Doha 9-ball individual
(B) – 1st place 2006 Doha 8-ball individual
Jasmin Ouschan is an Austrian professional pool player from Klagenfurt, Carinthia. Her first professional competition occurred in 2002, but she did not officially become a professional member of the Women’s Professional Billiards Association until 2007.
Born: Octorber 1, 1986 (age 35), Klagenfurt, Austria Sport country: Austria Medal record: Women's nine-ball Representing Austria World Games: (G) – 1st place 2005 Duisburg Individual
(S) – 2nd place 2009 Kaohsiung Individual
Rubilen Amit is a Filipino female professional pocket billiards player. Amit is the first Filipino woman to become a world pool champion.
Amit was born in Mandaue, Cebu. Amit began playing during her teens, often tagging along with her father Bobby at the Super Bowl in Makati. In college, she studied accountancy at the University of Santo Tomas. She participated in and won the 2000 and 2001 College of Commerce and Business Administration’s billiards tournaments. After graduating in 2004, Amit worked as a call center agent for a year. In 2005, she was accepted to the Philippine pool national team. However, in early 2013, Amit, along with other top Filipino pool players, was removed from the national team due to a controversial reorganization of the national team by the Billiards and Snooker Congress of the Philippines
Nickname: "Bingkay" Born: October 3, 1981 (age 40) Mandaue, Cebu, Philippines Medal Record: Representing Philippines Women's Eight-ball WPA Women's World 9-ball Championship: Winner 2013 Champion
Winner 2009 Champion
WPA Women's World 9-ball Championship: 3rd place 2007 Runner-Up Southeast Asian Games (Women's 9-ball): (G) – 1st place 2005 Manila Singles
(G) – 1st place 2009 Vientiane Singles
(B) – 3rd place 2007 Nakhon Ratchasima Singles
Southeast Asian Games (Women's 10-ball): (G) – 1st place 2005 Manila Singles
(G) – 1st place 2007 Nakhon Ratchasima Singles
(G) – 1st place 2009 Vientiane Singles
(G) – 1st place 2019 Philippines Singles
(G) – 1st place 2019 Philippines Doubles
(S) – 2nd place 2011 Palembang Singles
(S) – 2nd place 2013 Naypyidaw Singles
(S) – 2nd place 2015 Singapore Singles
(S) – 2nd place 2017 Kuala Lumpur Singles
Asian Indoor-Martial Arts Games: (S) – 2nd place 2017 Ashgabat Singles
(B) – 3rd place 2013 Incheon Singles
Southeast Asian Games: (G) – 1st place 2013 Naypyidaw Singles
(S) – 2nd place 2019 Philippines Singles
Allison Fisher is an English professional pool and former professional snooker player. In 2007, she was declared the Female Player of the Year by all three of the major pool publications, Billiards Digest, Pool & Billiard Magazine, and InsidePOOL Magazine (in each case with Shane Van Boening as her male co-recipient of the honor), and also ranked #1 in the P&B “Fans’ Top 20 Favorite Players” poll for that year. She has been the BD female Player of the Year for 11 of the 12 years spanning 1996–2007, including 6 in a row, 2002–2007.
Nickname: "The Duchess of Doom" Born: February 24, 1968 (age 54), Cheshunt, United Kingdom Professional: 1985-1995 (snooker) 1995–present (pool) Sport country: England Medal record: Women's Nine-ball Representing Great Britain World Games: (G) – 1st place 2009 Kaohsiung Individual
Kelly Fisher is an English professional pool, snooker, and English billiards player. Wikipedia
Fisher won three successive Ladies World Snooker Championships between 1998 and 2000 and won the title again in 2002 and 2003.
In 2001, she won four successive tournaments in the ladies’ divisions – the British Open, Belgian Open, LG Cup titles, and the UK Championship, and extended her winning streak to ten successive tournaments when she won the LG Cup in October 2002.
Nickname: "KwikFire" Born: August 25, 1978 (age 43), South Elmsall, United Kingdom World Champion: (Snooker) 1998; 1999; 2000; 2002; 2003 WPA Nine-ball Champion: 2012; 2019 Medal record: Women's nine-ball
Representing Great Britain
World Games: (B) – 3rd place 2013 Cali Singles
Chen Siming is a Chinese professional pool player. Chen is best known for winning the 2017 WPA World Nine-ball Championship.
Chen grew up in Heilongjiang Province, China, where her parents were owners of a pool hall, and she started playing snooker aged 8. Four years later, in 2006, she won both the 8-ball and 9-ball divisions of the Chinese National Youth Championships. By 2009 she was being coached by Wu Jia-qing (formerly known as Wu Chia-Ching), the double world champion. Within a year, she defeated Allison Fisher to win the 2010 China Open, her first major title. Wikipedia
Born: December 30, 1993 (age 28) Highest WPA ranking: 1 Sport country: China Pool games: 8-Ball, Nine-Ball, Ten-ball Tournament Wins: (Major) 2017 Women's WPA World Nine-ball Championship
Who is the first Filipino woman to win a world pool champion?
Rubilen Amit is the first Filipino woman to become a world pool champion.
Who is the best female pool player?
Siming Chen is probably the best female pool player in the world today, and perhaps the best woman pool player.
Who is the Black Widow in the pool?
Jeanette Lee is known as a Black Widow in Pool
Who is The Duchess of Doom in a pool?
Allison Fisher was nicknamed “the Duchess of Doom” and gained a reputation in the Pool community
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