Fallon Sherrock is the first woman to beat a man at the PDC World Championships

Darts / December 19, 2019

English professional darts player Fallon Sherrock today became the first ever woman to beat a man at the Professional Darts Corporation (PDC) World Championships. The 25 year-old drew Ted Evetts in the first round, coming out on top with a 3–2 win. This was followed up with a convincing 3-1 win over World 11th Seed Mensur Suljovic in the second round.

Fallon Sherrock Historical World Championship Results


2019: Quarter final (lost to Maria O’Brien 0–2)
2018: Quarter final (lost to Lisa Ashton 0–2)
2017: Quarter final (lost to Lisa Ashton 0–2)
2016: First round (lost to Ann-Louise Peters 1–2)
2015: Runner up (lost to Lisa Ashton 1–3)
2014: Quarter final (lost to Anastasia Dobromyslova 1–2)


2020: First Round; (Beat Ted Evetts 3–2), Second Round; (Beat Mensur Suljovic 3–1), Third Round; (Vs Chris Dobey)

Sherrock started playing darts aged 17 after packing in her career as a hairdresser. With some good results over the years, Sherrock has been a stand-out player in 2019 and cemented her status at the PDC World Championships.

Thanks to Fallon Sherrock, darts is no longer a man’s world.

Thomas Nielsen
Tom loves NBA. NFL and Hockey. When he is not analyzing sports data, he is watching it, or writing about it!

1 Comment

on December 27, 2019

Great job. Nice to see this for the promotion of the game of darts – hopefully Sherrock’s media coverage will attract more women in the sport.

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