Yasin Merchant eases into quarter-finals

May 16, 2013, 01:03 IST | A Correspondent

Yasin Merchant snatched a crucial win in his concluding league tie by a 4-0 margin to squeak into the knock out quarter-finals, in the Rs 22 lakh RKG-Khar Gymkhana Snooker Masters , at the Khar Gymkhana yesterday.

Merchant had earlier lost to Michael Holt of UK and Neeraj Kumar in Group B that virtually shunted the ace cueist out of the competition.

But his crucial 4-3 win over national champion Manan Chandra changed his fortunes. Merchant seized the opportunity and destroyed young Jain to enter sure a place in the last eight.

Yasin Merchant
Yasin Merchant

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