First block leader Jesmine Ho

    04/22/01

    2001 WBM

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

    2001WBMJesmineHo3.jpg Singapore's spinner Jesmine Ho (left) took the lead after the first block of round robin in the inaugural World Bowling Masters at the Khalifa Int'l Bowling Stadium in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

    To gain the No. 1 position, Ho amassed a 2328 11-game pinfall total for a tournament-best 211,64 average and went 6-5 in match play.

    Trailing Ho 11 pins is reigning World Masters Champion Ann-Maree Putney of Australia, with Malaysia's Shalin Zulkifli one pin behind in third.

    Top European woman is England's Kirsten Penny in fourth. Currently in 12th position is birthday girl Clara Guerrero of Colombia, but yet the best bowler from the American Zone.


    2001 World Bowling Masters - Standings after Match Play Round 1


    Players with position, country, 11-game pinfall, average, bonus and total

    1. Jesmine Ho, SIN, 2328, 211,64, 180, 2508
    2. Ann-Maree Putney, AUS, 2257, 205,18, 240, 2497
    3. Shalin Zulkifli, MAS, 2256, 205,09, 240, 2496
    4. Kirsten Penny, ENG, 2275, 206,82, 210, 2485
    5. Bettina Lund, DEN, 2299, 209,00, 180, 2479
    6. Jennifer Tan, SIN, 2265, 205,91, 195, 2460
    7. Annemiek van den Boogaart, NED, 2156, 196,00, 240, 2396
    8. Huang Chiung Yao, TPE, 2238, 203,45, 150, 2388
    9. Liza Del Rosario, PHI, 2218, 201,64, 150, 2368
    10. Wang Yu Ling, TPE, 2145, 195,00, 210, 2355
    11. Kamilla Kjeldsen, DEN, 2112, 192,00, 210, 2322
    12. Clara Guerrero, COL, 2161, 196,45, 120, 2281
    13. Martina Beckel, GER, 2103, 191,18, 150, 2253
    14. Kulick Kelly, USA, 2072, 188,36, 120, 2192
    15. Iben Tchu, DEN, 2024, 184,00, 120, 2144
    16. Alicia Marcano, VEN, 2036, 185,09, 90, 2126
    17. Cecilia Yap, PHI, 2014, 183,09, 105, 2119
    18. Asa Wetterlund, SWE, 1985, 180,45, 120, 2105
    19. Michelle Ayala, PRC, 1970, 179,09, 90, 2060
    20. Anja Ernst, DEN, 1969, 179,00, 90, 2059
    21. Rosemary Piper, PAN, 1871, 170,09, 90, 1961.