Press Esc to close
Wednesday 22 October 2014
News updated at 2:29 PM IST
Weather
Max: 0°C
Min : 0°C
In Bangalore
Sunny day
Breaking News

Manan, Lilly make the cut

Bangalore, Sept 5, 2013, DHNS

Manan Chandra, Sundeep Gulati, Faisal Khan, Dharminder Lilly, Kamal Chawla and Shivam Arora made the cut for the marquee Indian Open.

On the final day of qualification here at the KSBA Hall on Wednesday, Manan Chandra completed a facile 4-2 victory over Faisal Khan 4-2 to become the first person to make grade for the pro-ranking event, due to be held in New Delhi from Oct 14-18.

At 3-2, Chandra made a decisive 50-point break to capture the sixth frame and the tie to seal qualification. All the quarterfinals finished with an identical scoreline of 4-2, with Chawla, Arora and Gulati all booking their passages with consummate ease.

Ace cueists Pankaj Advani and Aditya Mehta already booked their berths for the marquee event via qualifiers in Doncaster. Both of them compete play in the pro circuit.


While Dharmender Lilly and Faisal Khan lost in the quarterfinals, they gained entry after winning their match against the other two losing quarterfinalists -- Alok Kumar and Himanshu Jain.

Meanwhile Rupesh Shah, B Bhaskar, Ashok Shandilya, K Venkatesham, Dhvaj Haria and Mainsh Jain -- the six Indians taking part in the World Snooker Championships in England -- will be having a camp at the KSBA starting from Thursday.

DH News Service

Results: Quarterfinals: Kamal Chawla bt Dharminder Lilly 4-2 (86-3, 52-59, 57-9, 73-33, 37-87, 79-22); Manan Chandra bt Faisal Khan 4-2 (62-38, 38-73, 0-86, 66-55, 57-9, 63-8); Shivam Arora bt Himanshu Jain 4-2 (0-44, 31-72, 19-68, 52-38, 78-15, 71-27); Sundeep Gulati bt Alok Kumar 4-2 (24-89, 63-31, 96-20, 24-50, 74-34, 74-37).  
Losing quarterfinalists: Faisal Khan bt Himanshu Jain 4-3 (59-24, 72-35, 25-68, 59-23, 62-73, 00-78, 84-33); Dharminder Lilly beat Alok Kumar 4-2 (49-11, 44-53, 52-66, 52-33, 56-28, 55-12).  
Pre-quarterfinals: Dharminder Lilly beat Pushpinder Singh 4-2 (41-53, 73-46, 80-24, 34-68, 77-01, 80-24); Manan Chandra bt Lucky Vatnani 4-3 (69-39, 77-25, 44-67, 0-137, 25-61, 67-42, 57-22); Kamal Chawla bt Brijesh Damani 4-1 (69-16, 87-41, 61-79, 80-23, 46-18); Shivam Arora beat Varun Kumar 4-3 (15-102, 54-62, 2-74, 83-0, 62-38, 69-45, 75-0); Faisal Khan bt Manish Jain 4-2 (73-51, 85-14, 56-55, 9-70, 40-73, 60-33); Sundeep Gulati bt Vijay Nichani 4-0 (67-55, 78-61, 80-52, 48-47); Himanshu Jain bt Shahbaaz Adil Khan 4-1 (76-17, 55-60, 67-31, 74-41, 94-00); Alok Kumar bt Sourav Kothari 4-3 (48-88, 60-33, 62-20, 69-04, 28-84, 53-70, 68-07).
The qualifiers for Indian Open: Sundeep Gulati, Faisal Khan, Dharminder Lilly, Kamal Chawla, Manan Chandra, Shivam Arora.

Go to Top

Photo Gallery
A major fire that broke out in the crackers market in Faridabad...

A major fire that broke out in the crackers market in Faridabad...

On the eve of Diwali Renowned sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik created a sand sculpture of Kali...

On the eve of Diwali Renowned sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik created a sand sculpture of Kali...

Indian passengers rest on a crowded platform ahead of Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights...

Indian passengers rest on a crowded platform ahead of Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights...

Indian soccer player Peter Biaksangzuala, center, performs flips as he celebrates a goal...

Indian soccer player Peter Biaksangzuala, center, performs flips as he celebrates a goal...

Woman buying earthen lamps at a market ahead of the Diwali festival...

Woman buying earthen lamps at a market ahead of the Diwali festival...

School children paint their faces during Diwali celebrations...

School children paint their faces during Diwali celebrations...

A huge rangoli in front of Swaminarayan Temple...

A huge rangoli in front of Swaminarayan Temple...

Volunteers of Azad Hind taking out a procession to mark the Azad Hind Foundation Day...

Volunteers of Azad Hind taking out a procession to mark the Azad Hind Foundation Day...

Family members paying tribute to police martyrs during Police Commemoration Day...

Family members paying tribute to police martyrs during Police Commemoration Day...

TRS activists set affire chairs at the TDP office in Nalgonda...

TRS activists set affire chairs at the TDP office in Nalgonda...

Copyright 2014, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bangalore - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523