Pune: National cueist, Anup Uppal, Mumbai’s Shivam Arora, along with Anand Raghuwanshi scored an easy wins to enter the pre-quarter final round in the inaugural Sterlite Tech Cup India Open Snooker Championship, played at The Q Club tables, Vimannagar on Thursday.
Anuj Uppal who had represented Indian National team in the past Uppal taught lessons to Saddam Shaikh of Q Club scoring an easy 81-3, 60-20, 61-10 win. Shivam Arora of Mumbai also scored one sided win over Kailwalya Jadhav of Cue Club 69-60, 80-51, 85-43.
Anand Raghuwanshi secured his place in top 16 players by defeating Ashish Chawla of New Club 73-29, 51-17, 75-1.
Results:: (Knockout round)
Best of 5 frames: Anuj Uppal bt Saddam Shaikh 81-3, 60-20, 61-10; Anand Raghuwanshi bt Ashish Chawla 73-29, 51-17, 75-1; Shivam Arora bt Kailwalya Jadhav 69-60, 80-51, 85-43; Gyanaranjan Satpathy bt Jamshed Garda 54-37, 43-30, 46-75, 16-60, 58-33; Krishnaraj Arkod (Aurangabad) bt Amol Raikar (Q Club) 1-0 (Penalty), 59-20, 65-17.