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|Nickname||The Lancashire Rose|
27 August 1970 |
|Playing darts since||1999|
|Walk-on music||Girls by Sugababes|
|Organisation (see split in darts)|
|Current world ranking||(BDO Women) 14|
|BDO majors - best performances|
|World Ch'ship||(Women's) Winner 2014|
|World Masters||(Women's) Winner 2011|
|Zuiderduin Masters||(Women's) Winner 2008|
|Other tournament wins|
|BDO Gold Cup
England National Championships
Ashton reached the quarter finals of the 2007 Women's World Masters, beating 1996 finalist Heike Ernst of Germany in the last 16 before losing to Rilana Erades. The next year she reached the semi finals, beating Anne Kirk in the last 16 and then beat Australia's Cathy Shaw before losing to eventual winner Francis Hoenselaar. Ashton then won the 2008 Women's Zuiderduin Masters, beating Trina Gulliver in the final.
Ashton qualified for the 2009 Women's World Championship and made her debut at the event. She met Gulliver once more in the quarter-finals but was beaten 2-0.
In 2011, Ashton defeated Trina Gulliver 4-1 to win the Winmau World Masters.
Lisa Ashton won the 2014 BDO World Darts Championship at the Lakeside Country Club which had 16 women qualifiers for the first time in its history. She defeated Number 7 seed Aileen De Graaf of the Netherlands in the first round in a match which went to a sudden death deciding leg in which pundits such as Bobby George described as the best women's darts match ever. She then defeated Tamara Schuur of the Netherlands in the Quarter Finals who surprisingly defeated 9 times World Champion Trina Gulliver in the first match of Lakeside 2014. She then beat number 3 seed Anastasia Dobromyslova of Russia in the semi final surviving 6 match darts who beat her in the final 12 months previously 2-1. She met world number one Deta Hedman in the final 3-2 after being 2-0 behind and seeing Deta miss darts for the title.
- "BDO World Darts: Lisa Ashton comeback seals 2014 women's title". BBC. 11 January 2014. Retrieved 12 January 2014.
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