Pankaj Advani rallies to down Ding Junhui

Pankaj Advani commenced his campaign in the World 6 Red Snooker Championship by staging a grand rally to get past Ding Junhui of China.

By: PTI | Mumbai | Published:September 5, 2016 8:07 pm
Pankaj Advani, Pankaj Advani news, Pankaj Advani updates, Pankaj Advani win, Indian Open, Indian Open news, sports news, sports Pankaj Advani was trailing the ninth seed 3-4 before he pulled up his socks and overcame Ding Junhui 5-4.

India’s cue ace Pankaj Advani commenced his campaign in the World 6 Red Snooker Championship by staging a grand rally to get past Ding Junhui of China.

Advani was trailing the ninth seed 3-4 before he pulled up his socks and overcame Junhui 5-4 in his opening group match in Bangkok, Thailand, according to information received from Indian team’s coach Derek Sippy.

However, two other Indians tasted defeat in their first group matches.

Ishpreet Singh Chadha was blanked 5-0 by England’s Mark Davis while Sourav Kothari went down 3-5 to another Englishman Michael White.