India’s ace cueist Pankaj Advani beat compatriot Aditya Mehta in the quarterfinals of the Asian Snooker Championship in the Qatari capital Doha today.
With this victory, Advani assured himself of a medal. Mehta was one frame away from ousting the 21-time world champion from the tournament but Pankaj’s resilient efforts saw him enforce the decider.
Pankaj is now the only Indian in the fray. His semifinal opponent is Pakistan’s Asjad Iqba