Double delight for Chloe

CHLOE White has made Cuestars history for the second time in two weeks.

A fortnight ago, the 16-year-old from Havant became the first girl to win a rankings title on the South of England Under-21 circuit.

And now she’s the first girl to do the double.

White beat home player Shane Kearns 2-0 in the final of the Silver Tour championship play-off at Jesters Snooker Club, Swindon.

The women’s world number 26 took the first frame on the black and the second on the pink.

Earlier, she topped the round-robin group and then denied Ally Pollard a fairytale end to his junior career by beating the 21-year-old from Alderholt 2-0 in the last-four.

White, who revealed she’d had a new tip fitted the previous day by her coach Colin Norton, admitted it had been a tough tournament.

“It was very tiring,” she said. “I was up early and we finished late. It’s been a long day.

“It was tough because in a group of six you can’t afford any slip-ups.”

And she added: “I’m really happy.

“I didn’t expect it at all. At the beginning of the season, I didn’t have any expectations.”

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Ally Pollard: 36.


ROUND-ROBIN GROUP: 1st, Chloe White (Waterlooville Sports Bar); 2nd, Shane Kearns (Jesters, Swindon); 3rd, Riley Ellis (147 SC, Swindon); 4th, Ally Pollard (Salisbury SC); 5th, Keegan Reed (Salisbury SC); 6th, Kaine Petty (Salisbury SC).

SEMI-FINALS: White 2-0 Pollard, Kearns 2-1 Ellis.

FINAL: White 2-0 Kearns.

Picture by Tim Dunkley. Professional Billy Castle and Chloe White

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Tim Dunkley (World Snooker coach)