David Causier and Dhvaj Haria before the World Open final(Credit: Spiteri Photo – Anna Lynch receives the trophy from Tammy Lindrum, daughter of the great Horace Lindrum).

Champion: Anna Lynch

Runner Up: Judy Dangerfield

Victoria’s Anna Lynch became World Women’s Billiards Champion on home soil at the RACV Club in Melbourne. Lynch defeated Judy Dangerfield from South Australia in a closely fought final by 244-204.

After topping group A undefeated, Lynch went on to beat Jennifer Budd in the semi-finals. Meanwhile, Dangerfield also enjoyed a clean sheet of wins in the round-robin stage, before eliminating Kylie Bellinger to set up her final appearance.

Lynch becomes Australia’s sixth World Champion in Billiards, alongside the greats such as Walter Lindrum, Bob Marshall and Robby Foldvari, and one of four from the state of Victoria.

You can see a full list of the results & breaks here.