Snooker : Aditya Mehta and Pankaj Advani enter third round of World Championship Qualifier

Aditya Mehta
Aditya Mehta

Aditya Mehta and Pankaj Advani won their Round 2 matches to reach the penultimate stage of the qualification tournament for upcoming Dafabet Snooker World Championship in Sheffield, England.  Aditya and Pankaj had gained direct entry to Round 2 by virtue of being seeded with top 64.

Aditya Mehta [59] defeated Christopher Keogan of England 10-4 in a best of 19 tie. He will play against Jamie Jones [45] of Wales in Round 3.

Pankaj Advani [63] had a very close match against Li Hang [93] of China . In the match that extended across 3 sessions, Pankaj won 10-9 in a photo finish . The scores at the end of Sessions 1 and 2 were 3-5 and 9-9 respectively.  He will face No:67 Robbie Williams of England in the next round.