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Jagtiani makes winning start in Masters snooker nationals

Press Trust of India  |  Chennai 

Former national champions Shyam Jagtiani and Siddharth Rao got off to winning starts in the round-robin phase of the inaugural Masters Snooker National Championship 2017 here today.

Jagtiani of blanked Bharath (Tamil Nadu) by three frames to nil, while Tamil Nadu's Rao rallied after losing the first frame to beat state-mate S K N Rajmohan 3-1.


In another match, world disability snooker champion Subramaniam defeated Mohammed Arshad 3-0.

(round-robin): Chirag Ramakrishnan (Mah) bt Bharath (TN) 3-1 (43-64, 68-15, 71-24, 73-47); Bhuvaneswaran (TN) bt R S Krishnan (TN) 3-1 (44-53, 53-40, 72-36, 62-11); Joy Mehra (Punjab) bt Easwara Murthy (TN) 3-0 (63-34, 54-23, 56-31); Subramaniam (Mah) bt Mohamed Arshad (Kerala) 3-0 (48-30, 66-5, 65-18); (TN) bt Nelson (TN) 3-0 (58-23, 58-31, 43-19).

Sajiv Mathews (TN) bt S Surendran (TN) 3-1 (51-58, 56-37, 52-11, 57-35); Thirumurugan bt M Baskaran 3-1 (80-46, 43-52, 71-18, 62-11); Dhruv Agarwal (WB) bt George Selvakumar (TN) 3-0 (50-35, 74-13, 71-18); Siddharth Rao bt S K N Rajmohan 3-1 (47-57, 53-19, 70-29, 62-5); S H Kamaraj (TN) bt R Saravanan (TN) 3-0 (69-14, 69-34, 60-18).

Shyam Jagtiani bt Bharath (TN) 3-0 (73-16, 57-19, 98-2); Nadeem Ahmed (TN) bt R S Krishnan (TN) 3-1 (62-33, 76-13, 59-60, 60-22).

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Wed, July 12 2017. 20:23 IST
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