Pankaj Advani wins his 13th World Snooker title
In yet another proud moment for India, Pankaj Advani won his 13th World Championship title after clinching the World 6-Red Snooker Championships in Karachi on Monday, Oneindia reports The 30-year-old defeated Yan Bingtao of China 6-2 in the final to seal the title in a comfortable manner.
The summit clash saw the Indian take an early 3-0 lead in the best of 11-final but Bingtao made a strong comeback in the next 2 games with the help of the 66-break. But Advani made an equally fine comeback, winning the next 2 games and putting the pressure back on his opponent.
Advani then scored a huge 71 break in the seventh frame to just move one frame away from winning the title. However, in the final frame, Bingtao took a comfortable 28-5 lead before missing what proved to be his last shot of the tournament as Advani cleared the table with relative ease.
Advani tweeted about the victory. He had won the title in 2014 as well, in Egypt.