Aileen de Graaf has claimed the BDO French Classic title on Sunday afternoon. The Dutch thrower defeated four-time ladies world champion Lisa Ashton in the final.

The two-time Lakeside semi-finalist picked up the win after a leg-decider in the final. She also needed nine legs in the semi-finals as De Graaf edged out Deta Hedman to reach the final. Ashton whitewashed Kirsty Hutchinson in the semi-finals.

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Lisa Ashton 4-1 Corrine Hammond
Kirsty Hutchinson 4-1 Magaret Sutton
Deta Hedman 4-1 An Poortmans
Aileen de Graaf 4-2 Paula Jacklin


Lisa Ashton 5-0 Kirsty Hutchinson
Aileen de Graaf 5-4 Deta Hedman


Aileen de Graaf 5-4 Deta Hedman

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Author: Pieter Verbeek