One of the best and most well-known English darts players, Fallon Sherrock made history after becoming the first woman to hit a nine-dart finish at a PDC event in her opening round against Marco Verhofstad at the ongoing Winmau Challenge Tour Event Nine. With her brilliant performance, Fallon Sherrock made history in her game by taking a 3-0 lead in the match with her perfect leg, taking the traditional 180, 180, 141 route. The match was held in Germany on Saturday, March 18, 2023. Let’s find out some more details about the recent match and how did she play against her rival player. We will share all the details here.
Fallon Sherrock 9 Darter Video
Sherrock made history in her opening-round match against Marco Verhofstad in Hildesheim, winning 5-3 in the bargain. Non-PDC tour card holders who attended 2023 qualifying schools are included on the Challenge Tour. Let us tell you about the past performance of Sherrock where she rose her fame in 2019 by winning two matches at the PDC World Championship. At that time, she became the first woman winner at Alexandra Palace. She then finished in the quarterfinals of the 2021 Grand Slam of Darts, the best finish by a woman in a major tournament, and advanced to the Nordic Darts Masters final the same year before defeating Michael van Gerwen.
Who Is Fallon Sherrock?
Born as Fallon Sherrock on July 2, 1994, in Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, England. At the age of 17, she started to play darts at the county youth level. Fallon’s father and mother had played the game on a recreational basis. At the 2011 WDF Europe Cup Youth tournament, she played for the Bedford Darts Organisation, and also represented the England Youth team in the girl’s singles division.
Fallon Sherrock hits a nine-darter in her opening round tie against Marco Verhofstad in Winmau Challenge Tour Event Nine!
Sherrock becomes the first woman to hit a nine-dart finish in a PDC event! 👏 pic.twitter.com/QJ1sW9OvcB
— PDC Darts (@OfficialPDC) March 18, 2023
She also appeared at the BDO World Championship for the first time in January 2014, where she made her space in Quarter Final. At that time, she beat Rilana Erades in round one by 2-0. She was eliminated in the quarter-finals by reigning champion Anastasia Dobromyslova. Later, she improved her performance by reaching the final match of the 2015 BDO Ladies World Championship after she defeat Dobromyslova 2-1 in the semi-finals at Lakeside, setting a world championship record by hitting five 180s in the semi-final.
In her career, she achieved several opportunities such as the Girls Worlds Masters, WDF Girls World Cup, British Pentathlon, Bruges Open, Denmark Masters, Denmark Open, and England Matchplay. England Open, French Open, Isle Of Man Classic, Jersey Classic, PDC Women’s Series, and many more.