Rovin shocked,Arantxa advances

Fancied Rovin D’Souza made a premature exit in a major upset of the day in the Rexello Western India Junior Open Snooker Tournament,at the Islam Gymkhana on Monday.

Written by Express News Service | Mumbai | Published:February 10, 2009 2:48 am

Fancied Rovin D’Souza made a premature exit in a major upset of the day in the Rexello Western India Junior Open Snooker Tournament,at the Islam Gymkhana on Monday.

In an exciting second round tie,Karan Chugh overcame D’Souza 63-54,39-49,56-26,75-36 in a best-of-five frames contest.

In another second round match,title contender Arantxa Sanchis was stretched as she beat Pushpajeet Singh 61-67,60-37,45-37,23-22 at the end of two hours.

Results 3rd Rd:Shoeb Khan (Kolkata) bt Khaim Talib (CCI) 66-37,53-17,67-1. 2nd Rd: Arantxa Sanchis (Mumbai) bt Pushpajeet Singh (Mumbai) 61-67,60-37,45-37,23-22; Karan Chugh bt Rovin D’Souza 63-54,39-49,56-26,75-36 (3-1); Jai Krishna bt Zakir Shroff 62-23,49-36,56-21,Kaiwan Oila bt Navroz Vania 27-41,44-16,15-54,50-49,38-12 (3-2),Furkan Abrahani bt Vaibhav Jadhav 45-30,68-30,43-29; Anuj M (Lucknow) bt Rohit Bajaj (CCI) 48-22,65-40,48-25,Ishant B bt Ishpreet Chadda 35-26,28-49,67-28,53-39,Dhanraj (NSCI) bt Sidharth Kumar (New Delhi) 72-49,59-33,67-38,Sidharth Sogani (Garware) bt Kingshuk Saha (Kolkata) 75-10,46-43,76-8,Raj Khandwala (CCI) bt Chaitanya Nikte (Pune) 35-67,47-33,24-43,56-39,68-57 (3-2).

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