Ace Indian cueist Pankaj Advani continued to surge ahead in the World Billiards Championship (time format), making a smooth entry into the quarter-finals after humbling compatriot Alok Kumar, here on Tuesday.
India's numero uno all-rounder of cue sports Pankaj Advani is on seventh heaven after adding yet another world title to his kitty following his World Billiards Championship triumph in the 150-up points format.
King of Indian cue sports Pankaj Advani added yet another jewel to his glowing crown, outplaying former champion Peter Gilchrist in the 150 up points format World Billiards Championship final and pocket his 11th world title, here on Friday.
Former champion Pankaj Advani, returning to the three-ball sport after a two-season break, had a mixed start as he lost to 2013 winner Peter Gilchrist of Singapore 2-3 but defeated Brian Harvey 3-0 in his next outing as the World Billiards Championship (points format) started here Monday.
At a time when sports biopics seem to be the flavour of Bollywood, ace cueist Pankaj Advani said he would like to see one on his life as well starring current heartthrob Ranbir Kapoor as the rising actor is very "intense" and has played the sport himself.
While favourite Pankaj Advani opened his campaign with a 4-2 win against Neeraj Kumar in Group A, Brijesh Damani and Dharminder Lilly boosted their chances with back-to-back victories in their group league of the final leg of the Indian Open snooker qualifier here Tuesday.
Ace cueist Pankaj Advani on Thursday said he still hasn`t decided whether he will participate in the Indian Open World Ranking Snooker event scheduled to be held in October as the dates are clashing with the World Billiards Championship.