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- The Black Widow
- Jeanette Lee
- Brooklyn New York
- United States
- Pool Player
- Knows How To Work A Stick
Jeanette Lee Introduction
Jeanette Lee a professional pool player. She is nicknamed "the Black Widow" for her tendency to wear black.
Jeanette Lee Life Story
Lee started playing pool in 1989. She turned pro in 1993 and within mere months was ranked in the top ten professional women players. She went on to rank as the no. 1 female pool player in the world for a period during the 1990s, and received the Women's Professional Billiard Association (WPBA) Sportsperson of the Year Award in 1998. In addition to many top finishes on the WPBA Tour, she brought home the gold medal for the USA at the 2001 World Games in Akita, Japan and won the ladies' US$25,000 winner-take-all Tournament of Champions in November 2003. Jeanette also authored The Black Widow's Guide to Killer Pool.
Also in 2003, Lee challenged Efren Reyes to a race-to-13 exhibition match at nine-ball, in Manila, Philippines, but lost 5-13.
More recently, Lee has turned to professional speed pool, including televised matches against the top male pros of the discipline.
For 2007, she was ranked #4 in Pool & Billiard Magazine's "Fans' Top 20 Favorite Players" poll.
Jeanette Lee on the Web
Women's Professional Billiards and Pool Players: Jeanette Lee ... Jeanette Lee, Karen Corr and Allison Fisher are three of the top women's professional billiard and pool players in the the world. They are also the queens of 9-ball.
Colorful Names – Jeanette Lee “The Black Widow” | sportsmisstress ... Born on July 9, 1971, Jeanette Lee, who is of Korean decent, was raised in Brooklyn, NY but at the age of thirteen she was diagnosed with scoliosis. After successful surgery, Lee finished high school and completed two years ...