Jesmine Ho wins inaugural Women's World Bowling Masters

    04/25/01

    2001 WBM

    Khalifa International Bowling Stadium in Abu Dhabi, UAE (April 21-25, 2001)

    Iben_Tchu_1287.jpg 2001WBMJesmineHo3_small.jpg Jesmine Ho (l.), the spinner from Singapore, defeated Dane Iben Tchu (r.), two-games-to-none, to win the inaugural World Bowling Masters at Khalifa International Bowling Stadium in Abu Dhabi, UAE, and the $10,000 top prize.

    Ho won four matches in the double elimination format to advance to the title match from the winner's bracket. Tchu, who was sent to the loser's bracket in Round 2, was consoled with $6,000 for second place.


    2001 World Bowling Masters - Women' Double Elimination Finals


    First Round Results:


    Match #1
    Ann-Maree Putney, AUS (1) def. Anja Ernst, DEN (16), 2-1
    180-178, 223-243, 188-169
    Match #2
    Martina Beckel, GER (13) def. Jennifer Tan, SIN (4), 2-1
    178-214, 204-196, 224-195
    Match #3
    Jesmine Ho, SIN (5) def. Liza Del Rosario, PHI (12), 2-1
    204-172, 184-204, 202-167
    Match #4
    Kirsten Penny, ENG (8) def. Kelly Kulick , USA (9), 2-0
    167-166, 201-163
    Match #5
    Iben Tchu, DEN (15) def. Huang Chiung Yao, TPE (2), 2-1
    198-159, 185-203, 230-196
    Match #6
    Alicia Marcano, VEN (14) def. Shalin Zulkifli, MAS (3), 2-0
    213-196, 227-182
    Match #7
    Wang Yu Ling, TPE (11) def. Bettina Lund, DEN (6), 2-0
    247-174, 205-181
    Match #8
    Annemiek v/d Boogaart, NED (7) def. Kamilla Kjeldsen, DEN (10), 2-1
    156-183, 213-171, 194-160
    Number in brackets indicates the player's position after round robin.



    Second Round Results:


    Winner bracket
    Match #9
    Annemiek v/d Boogaart, NED (7) def. Ann-Maree Putney, AUS (1), 2-0
    218-196, 213-188
    Match #10
    Kirsten Penny, ENG (8) def. Iben Tchu, DEN (15), 2-0
    187-176, 211-195
    Match #11
    Alicia Marcano, VEN (14) def. Wang Yu Ling, TPE (11), 2-1
    189-234, 204-176, 222-210
    Match #12
    Jesmine Ho, SIN (5) def. Martina Beckel, GER (13), 2-1
    192-222, 256-182, 188-179

    Loser bracket
    Match #13
    Kamilla Kjeldsen, DEN (10) def. Anja Ernst, DEN (16), 2-0
    196-188, 213-173
    Match #14
    Huang Chiung Yao, TPE (2) def. Kelly Kulick , USA (9), 2-0
    203-202, 190-189
    Match #15
    Bettina Lund, DEN (6) def. Shalin Zulkifli, MAS (3), 2-0
    179-175, 225-217
    Match #16
    Jennifer Tan, SIN (4) def. Liza Del Rosario, PHI (12), 2-0
    235-201, 202-174
    Ernst, Kulick, Zulkifli and Rosario eliminated, finished in 13-16th place ($500 each)


    Third Round Results:


    Winner bracket
    Match #17
    Jesmine Ho, SIN (5) def. Annemiek v/d Boogaart, NED (7), 2-0
    223-180, 225-206
    Match #18
    Alicia Marcano, VEN (14) def. Kirsten Penny, ENG (8), 2-1
    170-168, 223-255, 204-175

    Loser bracket
    Match #19
    Ann-Maree Putney, AUS (1) def. Jennifer Tan, SIN (4), 2-1
    214-225, 184-184, 214-203
    Match #20
    Iben Tchu, DEN (15) def. Bettina Lund, DEN (6), 2-1
    185-194, 173-170, 218-217
    Match #21
    Wang Yu Ling, TPE (11) def. Huang Chiung Yao, TPE (2), 2-1
    199-194, 167-216, 178-170
    Match #22
    Kamilla Kjeldsen, DEN (10) def. Martina Beckel, GER (13), 2-1
    158-183, 229-182, 235-194
    Tan, Lund, Chiung Yao and Beckel eliminated, finished in 9th-12th place ($750 each)


    Fourth Round Results:


    Winner bracket
    Match #23
    Jesmine Ho, SIN (5) def. Alicia Marcano, VEN (14), 2-1
    203-248, 259-207, 207-179
    Jesmine Ho advanced to the championship match.

    Loser bracket
    Match #24
    Wang Yu Ling, TPE (11) def. Annemiek v/d Boogaart, NED (7), 2-0
    222-217, 209-203
    Match #25
    Kirsten Penny, ENG (8) def. Ann-Maree Putney, AUS (1), 2-0
    224-223, 206-195
    Match #26
    Iben Tchu, DEN (15) def. Kamilla Kjeldsen, DEN (10), 2-0
    227-160, 229-167
    v/d Boogaart, Putney, and Kjeldsen eliminated, finished in 6th-8th place ($1,000 each)


    Fifth Round Results:


    Loser bracket
    Match #27
    Iben Tchu, DEN (15) def. Alicia Marcano, VEN (14), 2-0
    198-191, 192-182
    Match #28
    Wang Yu Ling, TPE (11) def. Kirsten Penny, ENG (8), 2-0
    193-165, 212-185
    Marcano and Penny eliminated, finished in 4th-5th place ($2,000 each)


    Sixth Round Results:


    Loser bracket
    Match #29
    Iben Tchu, DEN (15) def. Wang Yu Ling, TPE (11), 2-0 167-159, 216-184
    Tchu advanced to the championship match.
    Yu Ling eliminated, finished in 3rd place ($4,000)



    2001 World Bowling Masters - Women's Championship Match


    Match #30
    Jesmine Ho, SIN (5) def. Iben Tchu, DEN (15), 2-0
    191-179, 228-174

    Jesmine Ho is the inaugural World Bowling Masters champion and received the $10,000 first-place check. Iben Tchu finished in second place and earned $6,000


    Women's Division - Final standings with prize money


    1. Jesmine Ho, SIN, $10,000
    2. Iben Tchu, DEN, $6,000
    3. Wang Yu Ling, TPE, $4,000
    4. Kirsten Penny, ENG, $2,000
    5. Alicia Marcano, VEN, $2,000
    6. Ann-Maree Putney, AUS, $1,000
    7. Annemiek v/d Boogaart, NED, $1,000
    8. Kamilla Kjeldsen, DEN, $1,000
    9. Huang Chiung Yao, TPE, $750
    10. Jennifer Tan, SIN, $750
    11. Bettina Lund, DEN, $750
    12. Martina Beckel, GER, $750
    13. Shalin Zulkifli, MAS, $500
    14. Kelly Kulick, USA, $500
    15. Liza Del Rosario, PHI, $500
    16. Anja Ernst, DEN, $500
    17. Clara Guerrero, COL
    18. Cecilia Yap, PHI
    19. Asa Wetterlund, SWE
    20. Rosemary Piper, PAN
    21. Michelle Ayala, PRC


    Women's Division - Average list


    Players with games, pinfall total, average and final position in tournament

    1. Jesmine Ho, SIN, 34, 7052, 207,41, finished 1st
    2. Ann-Maree Putney, AUS, 31, 6369, 205,45, 6th
    3. Jennifer Tan, SIN, 29, 5921, 204,17, 10th
    4. Huang Chiung Yao, TPE, 27, 5478, 202,89, 9th
    5. Shalin Zulkifli, MAS, 25, 4986, 199,44, 13th
    6. Bettina Lund, DEN, 28, 5584, 199,43, 11th
    7. Kelly Kulick, USA, 32, 6371, 199,09, 14th
    8. Alicia Marcano, VEN, 34, 6763, 198,91, 5th
    9. Kirsten Penny, ENG, 25, 4968, 198,72, 4th
    10. Wang Yu Ling, TPE, 35, 6948, 198,51, 3rd
    11. Annemiek v/d Boogaart, NED, 30, 5953, 198,43, 7th
    12. Martina Beckel, GER, 27, 5237, 193,96, 12th
    13. Liza Del Rosario, PHI, 26, 5033, 193,58, 15th
    14. Kamilla Kjeldsen, DEN, 31, 5999, 193,52, 8th
    15. Iben Tchu, DEN, 37, 7139, 192,95, 2nd
    16. Anja Ernst, DEN, 26, 4992, 192,00, 16th
    17. Clara Guerrero, COL, 21, 3984, 189,71, 17th
    18. Cecilia Yap, PHI, 21, 3952, 188,19, 18th
    19. Asa Wetterlund, SWE, 21, 3903, 185,86, 19th
    20. Rosemary Piper, PAN, 21, 3674, 174,95, 20th
    21. Michelle Ayala, PRC, 21, 3668, 174,67, 21st