Women's Professional Billiards Hits Tulsa


Thursday, June 16th 2011, 9:55 am
By: News On 6


Newson6.com

TULSA, Oklahoma – The Women's Pro Billiard Tour's US Open 9-Ball Championship takes over Tulsa June 16-19 at the River Spirit Casino and the competition is anything but cake.

A total of 64 of the nation's best will travel to Green Country for the double elimination draw championship tour.

The top eight seeds, including #1 ranked Jasmin Ouschan; famed "Black Widow" Jeanette Lee; Chinese sensation Xiaoting Pan, British "Kwikfire" Kelly Fisher; defending champion Ga Young Kim aka "Little Devil Girl"; Hall of Famer Allison Fisher; USA's own Monica Webb; and Ireland's Karen Corr all compete in the 2:30 p.m. round on Thursday.

The quarter final, semi final and final matches will be taped by ESPN for seven one-hour national broadcasts.

Tickets for the event are $10 for June 16-17 and $20 for play on June 18 and 19. VIP tickets are also available for $25.

WPBA US OPEN 9-BALL CHAMPIONSHIP: ROUND ONE SCHEDULE

10:00 am

Sharon O'Hanlon v. Amy Chen
Megan Smith v. Morgan Steinman
Borana Andoni v. Naomi Williams
Tina Hess v. Kim White
Cheryl Pritchard v. Liz Cole
Teruko Cucculelli v. Jennifer Chen
Vicki Paski v. Susan Williams
Rhonda Pierce v. Laura Smith

11:30 am

Susan Lance v. Nicole Keeney
Melissa Morris v. Cathy Metzinger
JoAnne Ashton v. Eleanor Callado
Mary Rakin v. Emily Duddy
Stacie Bourbeau v. Angel Paglia
Susan Mello v. Dawn Hopkins
Theresa Gifford v. Brittany Bryant
Stacy Novak v. Jennifer Barretta

1:00 pm

Brianna Miller v. Julie Kelly
Maureen Seto v. Vivian Villarreal
Erica Park v. Ewa Laurance
Kim Jones v. Line Kjorsvik
Tina Meraglio v. Tamara Rademakers
Val Finnie v. Melissa Little
Erin McManus v. Kim Shaw
Samantha Patton v. Liz Ford

2:30 pm

Jennifer Kraber v. Jasmin Ouschan
Kim Benson v. Jeanette Lee
Barbara Lee v. Xiaoting Pan
Kim Pierce v. Kelly Fisher
Veronique Menard v. Ga Young Kim
Dana Aft v. Allison Fisher
Lindsay Dorn v. Monica Webb
Rebecca Wagner v. Karen Corr

For more information on tickets visit http://www.riverspirittulsa.com/entertainment/eventcenter/Pages/Home.aspx.