World Masters Ladies 1985

For the fourth year running The Rainbow Suite is the trusted address where the Winmau World Masters was held in 1985. On 6 and 7 December the best women in the world played against each other.

Almost, for the first time a player managed to win the title for a second time. Sonja Ralphs, who already took the title in 1983, however lost the final to Lilian Barnett from New Zealand. Barnett is the first non-British woman who goes home with the 'title.

Valerie Maytum, born in Britain but living and playing for the Netherlands reached the semi-finals. Never before had a Dutch player performed that well. Maytum lose the semi-final 3-1 to Ralphs.

Venue: England Rainbow Suite, London From: Friday 06 December 1985 Till: Saturday 07 December 1985

Champion

Lillian Bird-Barnett
Photographer: MasterCaller.com
1985 World Masters

Prize money

  • Champion
    £1,500
  • Runner-up
    £600
  • Semi finalists
    £300
  • Quarter finalists
    £150
  • Total
    £3,300

List of finals

Year Winner Result Runner-Up
2019
(1) (79.59)
5
5 - 4
2018
(2) (84.87)
5
5 - 2
2017
(3) (76.89)
5
5 - 2
(5) (72.78)
2
2016
(6) (63.78)
5
5 - 2
(1) (64.95)
2
2015
(4) (82.50)
5
5 - 4
(3) (83.79)
4
2014 4 - 1
(8) (72.00)
1
2013
(1) (76.38)
4
4 - 1
(6) (66.57)
1
2012
(3) (78.24)
4
4 - 1
(1) (78.21)
1
2011
(71.13)
4
4 - 1
(3) (69.48)
1
2010
(5) (70.41)
4
4 - 1
2009 4 - 3
(1) (67.83)
3
2008
(2) (77.25)
4
4 - 3
2007
(2) (73.92)
4
4 - 3
(75.90)
3
2006
(4) (77.94)
4
4 - 3
(2) (76.56)
3
2005
(1) (90.81)
4
4 - 1
(2) (71.88)
1
2004
(1) (96.84)
4
4 - 1
(2) (81.21)
1
2003
(1) (76.02)
4
4 - 3
(7) (73.86)
3
2002
(2) (68.10)
4
4 - 1
(64.38)
1
2001
(70.74)
4
4 - 0
(60.39)
0
2000
(1) (85.62)
3
3 - 1
(2) (83.55)
1
1999
(2) (95.04)
3
3 - 1
(1) (97.56)
1
1998
(78.33)
3
3 - 2
(2) (70.05)
2
1997
(3) (68.16)
3
3 - 1
1996 3 - 1
(63.45)
1
1995
(6) (73.14)
3
3 - 1
1994
(76.20)
3
3 - 0
1993 3 - 1
1992 3 - 2
1991 3 - 0
1990 3 - 1
1989
(3) (86.64)
3
3 - 1
(1) (77.25)
1
1988 3 - 1
(5) (81.72)
1
1987
(62.13)
3
3 - 2
1986 3 - 1
1985 3 - 1
(50.97)
1
1984
(50.67)
3
3 - 0
(7) (47.97)
0
1983 3 - 1
1982 3 - 0
(1) (76.44)
0