Reanne Evans has won the Eden Women’s Masters after a 4-0 triumph over Rebecca Kenna in the final at the South West Snooker Academy in Gloucester on Sunday.
The Englishwoman, who enjoyed a bye into the knockout phase of the tournament, didn’t lose a single frame throughout her four victories as she reclaimed the crown she lost to Ng On Yee in a dramatic final twelve months ago.
Hong Kong’s Ng, the world number one, was a notable absentee from the Eden Women’s Masters draw on this occasion and Evans was able to take full advantage to capture the trophy for the fifth time in her illustrious career.
Evans began her weekend with a 3-0 defeat of Louise Cothier before repeating the trick against Chloe White in the last eight.
The 33 year-old then used her experience to deny young countrywoman Emma Parker in the semi-finals before adding a fourth whitewash win in the final against Kenna.
In contrast to the Australian Women’s Open last month, big breaks were at a premium and the highest run of the week was just 62 by Evans – the only break above 50 that was compiled across the weekend’s play.
Still, Evans won’t mind too much about that as she adds a second win this season following her prior success in the European Women’s Masters in October in Belgium.
For Kenna, it was a second defeat in a final this campaign after also finishing as the runner-up in the UK Women’s Championship to Ng in September.
Kenna beat Jackie Ellis, Shannon Metcalf, and Suzie Opacic en route to the final but was unable to mount a serious challenge against 11-time world champion Evans.
In the Challenge Cup of the Eden Women’s Masters, Stephanie Daughtery overcame Diana Schuler in the final to capture the title.