World 6 Red Snooker c'ship: Advani rallies to down Junhui

Pankaj Advani rallied to beat Ding Junhui in his opening group match of the World 6 Red Snooker Championship in Bangkok, Thailand on Monday.

Pankaj Advani World 6 Red Snooker

Pankaj Advani had a tough opening match in the World 6 Red Snooker Championship.   -  Nagara Gopal

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 today.

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.

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.