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“Queen” of darts Fallon Sherrock: Story about a legendary female darter (Part 02)

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Appearing in the Good Morning Britain show in the early morning of the 18th, December last year, Sherrock surprisingly bursted into tears.

The way to success and championship of Sherrock has never been easy. Sherrock was born in a family which has the tradition of playing darts. Sherrock’s dad, mom and her 2 twin sisters are all professional darts players, who have taken part in numerous darts champions. However, Sherrock is different from the other members of her family. At the first stage of her life, she did not consider darts as a serious career. A few years ago, Sherrock was an amateur hair stylist in a small hair salon in the hometown, which is Buckinghamshire. At the age of 17, Sherrock started learning darts seriously. Even darts was not her first intention, Sherrock has been fond of darts in the middle of her youth, she still managed to turn herself from an amateur into a professional darter who is highly appreciated. At the knock-out stage of the women darts championship, Sherrock gained the average score of 99,1.

In 2014, Sherrock gave birth to his first son whose name is Rory. After the pregnancy period, she was exposed to kidney disease, which made her face swollen for such a long time. Whenever it comes to plays and competitions, the great competing pressure made the condition become worse. Throughout this period, she had to receive many criticism from social community due to her flaw appearance. “But now, I do not want to take the history into account. Focusing on the presence and these incoming goals are what I’m doing.”, she said. 

Sherrock has earned around 7.500 pounds rewarded after winning the first round and will earn around 15.000 pounds additionally if she continue to win the next round, which is the competition between her and Mensur Suljovic. 

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The woman who made history in the world darts championship

After becoming the first woman to beat the male athlete at the world darts championship, Fallon Sherrock went on to create another surprise.

25-year-old female athlete Fallon Sherrock continued to put her name on history on Saturday (December 21) by defeating the No. 11 seed of the tournament is Austrian male athlete Mensur Suljovic with the overall score. The match is 3-1 at London’s Alexandra Palace.

Sherrock won the first set before Suljovic equalized the score in the second set. But Sherrock went on to win the other two sets to get her into the final round with a bullshit.

Sharing after the victory with Sky Sports, she said she had confidence to be the champion of the tournament.

She said “I have won 2 matches. I will keep trying because nothing is impossible. I have proven that women we can beat anyone. I have just defeated the two best rivals in the world, it is a clear proof that we women can definitely play this dart.”

Fallon Sherrock’s victory is a testament to the fact that the sport is not just for men

The world darts championship each year wins 96 places for athletes, including 2 seats reserved for women. Before Sherrock, there were 4 women athletes competing for the tournament. Sherrock’s next opponent was the 22nd seed of the tournament, Chris Dobey, who defeated veteran player Ron Meulenkamp in the second set.

Share on Twitter, Dobey congratulated Sherrock and expressed his eagerness to play against her on 27th.

The PDC World Darts Championship is held annually by the Professional Darts Association (PDC) with the only sport is darts. The tournament usually starts in December and lasts until the end of January at Alexandra Palace, London. This is one of the most prestigious tournaments of the PDC. This year, the winner will win the Sid Waddell trophy and a £ 500,000 prize money.