Winning start by Indian cueists

IANS| Updated: May 11, 2014, 17:28 PM IST

Al Fujairah, UAE: Indian boys had successful outings in the IBSF World Under-21 Snooker Championship here with all three entries registering victories in their respective league matches.

Ashutosh Padhe beat Alex Pace (Australia) 4-3 after trailing 1-3 in his league match Saturday while Sahil Nayyar overcame A. Abdalhamid (Egypt) 4-2 with breaks of 57 and 60 and Dhwaj Haria blanked W. Almouakh (Syria) 4-0 aided by a break of 44.

In the girls section, however, Bangalorean Varsha Sanjeev squandered a 2-1 lead to go down 2-3 to Jessica Woods of Australia.