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Personal information
Nickname "Queen Of The Palace"
Born (1994-07-02) 2 July 1994 (age 28)
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, England
Home town Milton Keynes, England
Darts information
Playing darts since 2010
Darts 23g Dynasty Signature
Laterality Right-handed
Walk-on music "Last Friday Night" by Katy Perry
Organisation (see split in darts)
BDO 2012–2020
PDC 2019–
WDF 2012–
Current world ranking
(WDF W) 5 Increase 2 (13 December 2020)
BDO majors – best performances
World Ch'ship Runner Up: 2015
World Masters Runner Up: 2014
World Darts Trophy Winner (1): 2018
Finder Masters Winner (1): 2015
PDC premier events – best performances
World Ch'ship Last 32: 2020
Grand Slam Quarter Final: 2021
Premier League Challenger: 2020
UK Open Last 160: 2020
World Series Finals Last 16: 2021
Other tournament wins
Girls World Masters 2012
WDF Girls World Cup 2011
BDO Gold Cup 2015, 2017
Belfry Open 2018
British Classic 2013, 2015
British Open 2021
British Pentathlon 2015
Bruges Open 2018
Denmark Masters 2015, 2019
Denmark Open 2019
England Matchplay 2018
England National Championships 2015, 2018
England National Singles 2021
England Open 2015
French Open 2015
Helvetia Open 2018, 2019
Isle of Man Classic 2020
Isle of Man Masters 2020
Isle of Man Open 2018, 2020
Japan Open 2015, 2016
Jersey Classic 2013
Jersey Open 2012, 2013
PDC Women's Series 2020, 2021 (x6), 2022 (x3)
Scottish Open 2017
Slovak Open 2018
Swiss Open 2017, 2018
Tops of Ghent 2014
WDF Virtual Cup 2020
Welsh Classic 2022
Welsh Masters 2018
Women's World Matchplay 2022

Fallon Sherrock (born 2 July 1994) is an English professional darts player who plays in World Darts Federation (WDF) and Professional Darts Corporation (PDC) events. Born in Milton Keynes, Sherrock reached the final of the 2015 BDO Women's World Darts Championship, where she was runner up to Lisa Ashton.

In 2019, Sherrock became the first female player to win a match, and subsequently, two consecutive matches, at the PDC World Championships, first by beating Ted Evetts 3–2 in the first round, and then Mensur Suljović 3–1 in the second round, before eventually losing 2–4 to Chris Dobey in the third round. The event saw her earn the nickname "Queen of the Palace" from the name of the venue, the Alexandra Palace.

During the 2021 Grand Slam of Darts, Sherrock became the first woman to reach the last 16 of a major darts tournament, after she beat Gabriel Clemens 5–3 in her final group stage match. She then went on to beat Mensur Suljović 10–5 in the last 16, to reach the quarter-finals and become the first woman in darts history to do so. She was beaten in the quarter-finals by Peter Wright 16–13.

In 2022, Sherrock also won the inaugural Women's World Matchplay.

Darts career

Sherrock was born in Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, England. She began playing darts at the county youth level at the age of 17; her mother Sue and her father Steve had played the game on a recreational basis. She played for the Bedford Darts Organisation, and represented the England Youth team in the girls' singles division at the 2011 WDF Europe Cup Youth tournament. Sherrock was the Girls World Masters winner in 2012, along with the Women's Jersey Open, before following it up with success in the Women's British Classic in 2013. After finishing her A-level examinations, she opted against studying forensic science at university to focus on playing darts.

She appeared at the BDO World Championship for the first time in January 2014, where she made the Quarter Final. She beat Rilana Erades in round one by 2 sets to 0, and was just eliminated in the quarter-finals by reigning champion Anastasia Dobromyslova.

Sherrock improved on her debut performance by reaching the final of the 2015 BDO Ladies World Championship after she beat Dobromyslova 2–1 in the semi-finals at Lakeside, setting a world championship record by hitting five 180s in the semi-final. Sherrock lost 3–1 to Lisa Ashton in the final, but still impressed and hit six 180s in what was her first World Championship final.

On 17 December 2019, Sherrock became the first woman to beat a man at the PDC World Championships, beating Ted Evetts 3–2 in the first round at the 2020 World Championship. She followed this up with a 3–1 win over 11th seed Mensur Suljović in the second round, before losing to 22nd seed Chris Dobey 4–2 in the third round.

On 31 December 2019, Sherrock withdrew from the 2020 BDO Women's World Championship due to 'unexpected changes' to the event.

Sherrock was also invited to participate in German channel ProSieben's pro-am doubles event Die Promi-Darts-WM (Celebrity Darts World Cup) just after the World Championships alongside Phil Taylor, Michael van Gerwen, Gerwyn Price, Max Hopp and just-crowned world champion Peter Wright at the Maritim Hotel in Bonn. Sherrock partnered with former Italy striker and World Cup winner Luca Toni and went 1-3 during the event.

Sherrock competed for a tour card at the 2020 PDC Q School, but was unable to secure one. On 1 February 2020, Sherrock won the Rileys Wolverhampton qualifier for the 2020 UK Open, meaning she would make her debut there. She lost to Kyle McKinstry from Northern Ireland 1–6 in the first round.

She took part in the 2020 Premier League Darts as a 'challenger', appearing at the Motorpoint Arena Nottingham on 13 February 2020, where she drew 6-6 against Glen Durrant. She failed to qualify for the 2021 PDC World Championship, losing out to Deta Hedman on legs difference.

Sherrock has faced hateful comments online after her PDC matches of 2019, but said she learned how to use the feeling to perform better; "If I'm feeling a bit slouchy, I'll look at some of the comments and I'll be like: 'OK, now I need to prove you wrong.''

In September 2021, Sherrock reached the final of the 2021 Nordic Darts Masters. In the first round she defeated Niels Heinsøe 6–1. She then had a walkover in her quarter-final match against Gerwyn Price, who withdrew due to an elbow injury. In the semi-finals she beat world n°5 Dimitri Van den Bergh 11–10, after initially trailing 9–3. She eventually lost to Michael van Gerwen 11–7 in the final (although having led 6–3). Sherrock is the only woman in the history of the PDC to have reached the final of a TV tournament. Just a week off her run to the Nordic Masters final, Sherrock competed in the first 2021 Women's Series events. Though she lost to tour card holder Lisa Ashton in the last 16 of the first event, she won the next two events with 5–2 and 5–3 victories over Corrine Hammond and Deta Hedman respectively. The second day saw Sherrock losing to Lisa Ashton in the finals of both events 4 and 5, before whitewashing the 4-time World Champion in the final of the sixth event. This let Sherrock maintain her place at the top of the ranking table and secure her debut at the 2021 Grand Slam of Darts.

In October 2021, Sherrock qualified for the 2022 World Championship, after ensuring a top-two finish in the PDC Women's Series. She lost 3–2 to Steve Beaton in the first round.

In July 2022, Sherrock won the inaugural Women's World Matchplay, beating Katie Sheldon and Lorraine Winstanley to reach the final, where she defeated Aileen de Graaf 6-3. The win meant that Sherrock qualified for the 2022 Grand Slam of Darts.

World Championship results


  • 2014: Quarter-finals (lost to Anastasia Dobromyslova 1–2)
  • 2015: Runner-up (lost to Lisa Ashton 1–3)
  • 2016: First round (lost to Ann-Louise Peters 1–2)
  • 2017: Quarter-finals (lost to Lisa Ashton 0–2)
  • 2018: Quarter-finals (lost to Lisa Ashton 0–2)
  • 2019: Quarter-finals (lost to Maria O'Brien 0–2)


  • 2020: Third round (lost to Chris Dobey 2–4)
  • 2022: First round (lost to Steve Beaton 2–3)

Career finals

WDF / BDO major finals: 5 (2 titles, 3 runners-up)

World Championship (0–1)
World Masters (0–1)
World Trophy (1–0)
Finder Darts Masters (1–1)
Outcome No. Year Championship Opponent in the final Score
Runner-up 1. 2014 Winmau World Masters Russia Anastasia Dobromyslova 1–4 (l)
Runner-up 2. 2015 World Darts Championship England Lisa Ashton 1–3 (s)
Winner 3. 2015 Finder Darts Masters Russia Anastasia Dobromyslova 2–1 (s)
Winner 4. 2018 BDO World Trophy England Lorraine Winstanley 6–3 (l)
Runner-up 5. 2018 Finder Darts Masters England Lisa Ashton 1–2 (s)

PDC World Series finals: 1 (1 runner-up)

World Series of Darts (0–1)
Outcome No. Year Championship Opponent in the final Score
Runner-up 1. 2021 Nordic Darts Masters  Gerwen, Michael vanMichael van Gerwen 7–11 (l)

Career statistics

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(W) Won; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Prel.) Preliminary round; (DNQ) Did not qualify; (DNP) Did not participate; (NH) Not held

Personal life

Sherrock has a son, born in 2014. Her twin sister Felicia also plays darts and the pair represented England Youth at the WDF Europe Cup Youth in 2011. In 2017, Sherrock had treatment for a kidney problem. This caused her face to swell up, for which she received online abuse. The condition made her teetotal and she is required to drink water regularly to keep her kidneys cleansed. Sherrock is currently in a relationship with PDC pro tour player Cameron Menzies.

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