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Advani, Bhaskar win

Leeds, October 20, 2012, DHNS:

Seven-time world champion Pankaj Advani and veteran Geet Sethi along with Dhruv Sitwala secured comfortable victories over their respective rivals on the opening day of the World Billiards Championships here.

Advani defeated Austria's Martin Schmidt 874-149 in his opening fixture and then went on to win the second game against Martin Budge of Guernsey 732-183 in the Time Format.
Another Indian Balachandra Bhaskar started off with a 581-142.win over Rick Kendall of Canada.

Sethi put paid to the hopes of Jonny Evans of England 687-168 while Sitwala thrashed Ryan Mears of England 702-134 in his first game and hardly broke a sweat against compatriot Arantxa Sanchis to win 686-122 in Group C.


Devendra Joshi went down fighting to Michael Pearson of Australia 403-446 in his opening tie but recovered to win the next game against compatriot Jaiveer Dhingra 522-282.

Results of Indian players: Dhruv Sitwala bt Ryan Mears 702-134; Arun Agarwal bt Phil Mumford 540-317; Nalin Patel bt Derek O' Neill 617-89; Pankaj Advani bt Martin Schmdt 874-147; Devendra Joshi lt to Michael Pearson 403-446; Jaiveer Dhingra lt to Michael Pearson 209-500; Sourav Kothari bt Phil Davis 602-121; Siddharth Parikh bt Jonathan Bagley 403-288; Geet Sethi bt Jonathan Evans 687-168; Alok Kumar lt to Martin Goodwill 220-453; Ashok Shandilya bt Roberet Hall 429-218; Arantaxa Sanchis lt to Ryan Mears 206-368; Balachandra Bhaskar bt Rick Kendall 581-142.

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