Advani keeps winning

Aditya Mehta during his win over Kamal Chawla at the selection camp in Bangalore on Thursday. DH photo

Advani, who had notched up a comfortable 4-2 (12-78, 63-65, 86-0, 71-28, 59-1, 57-36) win over Brijesh Damani in his morning match, warded off a stiff challenge from Sourav Kothari during his 4-3 (73-29, 76-31, 9-85, 8-68, 57-67, 81-33, 77-0) win.

Brijesh did make up for his loss in the evening with a 4-1 (66-58, 20-63, 75-16, 50-29, 41-7) win over Manan Chandra. In the masters category, Arvind Savur fought off a tough resistance from Nadeem Azeez with a 3-2 (39-64, 45-58, 60-6, 50-16, 45-36) win.

Results: Snooker: Men: Pankaj Advani bt Brijesh Damani 4-2 (12-78, 63-65, 86-0, 71-28, 59-1, 57-36); Aditya Mehta bt Shahbaaz Adil Khan 4-3 (34-75, 54-75, 119-1, 79-8, 4-50, 85-2, 76-5); Manan Chandra bt Sourav Kothari 4-2 (79-1, 0-87, 57-48, 55-54, 29-75, 99-12); Pankaj Advani bt Sourav Kothari 4-3 (73-29, 76-31, 9-85, 8-68, 57-67, 81-33, 77-0); Aditya Mehta bt Kamal Chawla 4-1 (45-81, 67-49, 129-0, 101-16, 69-31); Brijesh Damani bt Manan Chandra 4-1 (66-58, 20-63, 75-16, 50-29, 41-7).

Masters: BVS Murthy w/o Surendran; Arvind Savur bt Nadeem Azeez 3-2 (39-64, 45-58, 60-6, 50-16, 45-36); SA Saleem bt K Ranjan 3-0 (68-31, 65-39, 69-24); Nadeem Ahmed bt L Nagaraj 3-2 (23-83, 54-58, 72-37, 79-32, 82-34).

Women: Anuja Chandra bt Suniti Damani 3-0 (55-1, 47 (25)-10, 46 (22, 22)-10); Vidya Pillai bt Sangeeta Hemchand 3-0 (33-10, 36 (36)-18, 41-1); Chitra Magimairaj bt Neetha Sanghvi 3-0 (58 (25)-6, 29-15, 26-12).

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