HONG KONG'S Ng On Yee has claimed her second World Ladies title in the space of three years - similar to what the Jester from Leicester Mark Selby had done on the male Snooker circuit in 2014 and last year.

It's the second time 11-time World ladies title holder Reanne Evans, within three years the Dudley snooker ace, had not appeared in a final, as it was contested by On Yee and 8-time Indian National Snooker Champion Vidya Pillai.

It was also the first time there had been a deciding frame since 1989 when Allison Fisher claimed her fourth World ladies title beating Ann-Marie Farren by the same scoreline 6 - 5.

Evans, who managed this time to reach the semi-finals will still be appearing in this year's World Championship qualifiers as she won the title last year to claim her 11th. On Yee will be invited to the World quaifiers next year.

On Yee, 27, becomes the sixth player to claim more than one title since the tournament began in 1976 and was won first by Vera Selby, now in her 80s.

The Hong Kong superstar had earlier on in the season won the first Paul Hunter Ladies Classic in Furth, Germany, and is still one of two female snooker stars from abroad to have won the title. The other player was Lesley McLlrath from Australia in 1980.

This year the title was held for the first time outside of the UK in Singapore, at the Lagoon Billiard Room in Tao Payoh - not since 1995 when it was held in India in New Delhi.

Other noticeable achievements were from the UK's Keighley snooker ace Rebecca Granger, who was appearing in her second consecutive World semi-final - but lost to Pillai 5 - 1.

It was a hotly contested semi-final between On Yee and Evans, which ended up in a deciding frame with On Yee edging it 5 - 4.

Winner On Yee pockets £5,000 while Pillai pocketed the runner-up prize of £2,400.

On Yee also snapped up a £200 for her highest break of a modest 76.

The six winners so far with more than one title:

Reanne Evans: 11

Allison Fisher 7

Kelly Fisher 5

Karen Corr 3

Ng On Yee 2

Vera Selby 2