Google Doodle honors billiards trailblazer Masako Katsura for International Women's Day

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Sunday, March 7, 2021
Google Doodle honors woman billiards trailblazer Masako Katsura
Monday is International Women's Day, and Google is celebrating Masako Katsura for her accomplishments in billiards.

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Monday is International Women's Day, and Google is already celebrating. This is Sunday's Google Doodle.

It celebrates Masako Katsura, also known as "The First Lady of Billiards."

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She made history as the first woman to compete for an international billiards title on this day in 1952.

Katsura was inducted into the Women's Professional Billiard Association Hall of Fame in 1976 as one of the sport's all-time greatest players.

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