Pankaj Advani looks determined to clinch his 13th world title. The 29 year-old Bangalorean eased past Austria’s Paul Schopf with a 4-0 win in his third league game of the ongoing IBSF world snooker championship at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium in Bengaluru.
“I’m happy to get the first match out of the way, but it was a wake up call for me. I need to improve on my safety play which I was not happy with today.”- Pankaj Advani.
I had to lost to Peter in the group stage very narrowly and knew the capacity he has to win. Therefore I was very alert from the word go. Initially Peter took the lead and I was on the backfoot. But by the time of the interval, I managed to draw parity at 2-2. That was good enough for me. After having a bite, some tea and a chat with Shree, I was in a much better place, taking the next 4 frames to win the title.
Pankaj Advani claimed another World Title by convincingly beating Rob Hall of the UK in the Finals. Pankaj once again displayed his temperament and class in winning a second World Title in this tournament. Last Week, Pankaj claimed the World Title in the Points Format by beating Peter Gilchrist in the Finals. 12th World Title For
In his quiet understated way yet classy , Pankaj has gone on to claim 12 World Titles. It is time perhaps to recognize another World Champion in our midst.
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