Advani to meet Joshi in semifinals

Advani to meet Joshi in semifinals

Advani after winning the first two frames with relative ease lost the next two as veteran Bhaskar showed signs of a fightback. However, Advani regrouped immediately and pocketed the next two to come out a 4-2 (150-84, 152-26, 42-152, 71-150, 150-31, 152-76) winner.

Joshi had an easy outing against former National champion Ashok Shandilya, emerging a convincing 4-1 (152-126, 57-150, 151-122, 152-20, 153-37) victor.

In the other last eight matches, Geet Sethi defeated Rupesh Shah 4-2 (150-41, 91-150, 150-140, 92-150, 150-53, 151-89) while Dhruv Sitwala prevailed over Alok Kumar 4-1 ((152(145)-31, 150-94, 123-150, 150(119)-03, 150(99)-130).

Results, quarterfinal: Geet Sethi (Guj) bt Rupesh Shah (PSPB) 4-2 (150-41, 91-150, 150-140, 92-150, 150-53, 151-89); Pankaj Advani (PSPB) bt B Bhaskar 4-2 (150-84, 152-26, 42-152, 71-150, 150-31, 152-76); Devendra Joshi bt Ashok Shandilya 4-1 (152-126, 57-150, 151-122, 152-20, 153-37); Dhruv Sitwala bt Alok Kumar 4-1 ((152(145)-31, 150-94, 123-150, 150(119)-03, 150(99)-130).

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