Tag: Aditya Mehta

Mehta Mounts Indian Challenge

Aditya Mehta delighted home support as he saw off the challenge of former world champion Peter Ebdon to reach the Last 32 of the Indian Open in New Dehli. The 27 year-old from Maharashtra, hoping to impress alongside compatriot Pankaj Advani in the maiden ranking event staged in India, withstood[Read More…]

Indian Open Commences

The inaugural Indian Open gets under way in New Delhi today as snooker returns to its country of birth. Soldiers in the British army are said to have created the game in 1875 after a rainstorm forced them to take shelter. Almost a century and a half later and snooker[Read More…]

Inaugural Indian Open Commences

The qualifying round for the inaugural Indian Open was staged over the last couple of days at the Doncaster Dome in England. 128 players were whittled down to 64 as two intense days of action took place ahead of the first staging of a professional event in India next October.[Read More…]

Mehta Wins World Games Gold

India’s Aditya Mehta comfortably beat Liang Wenbo of China 3-0 in the men’s snooker gold medal winning match at the World Games in Colombia. The 27 year-old put the disappointment of losing in the semi-finals of the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games behind him by storming to the victory[Read More…]

Snooker Going Home to India

World Snooker has revealed that there will be an 11th ranking event this season – to be staged for the first time in India. India has long been touted as a future destination with the game increasingly growing in popularity there. And as it was widely speculated that this would[Read More…]

China Win Team Gold in Incheon

China has won their second gold medal in snooker at the 2013 Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games after winning the Men’s Team event in Incheon, South Korea. The Chinese trio of Ding Junhui, Liang Wenbo and Tian Pengfei narrowly overcame Indian duo Aditya Mehta and Brijesh Damani in the[Read More…]

Davis Denies Williams

There was a mixed bag of results today in the International Championship as the first round came to a close in Chengdu. Eight matches were contested on Tuesday and the balance between expected victories and unlikely outcomes was rather even. The biggest shock of the day saw Mark Williams, so[Read More…]

Irish Duo Flying the Flag

There was a lot of attention made, both here and elsewhere, about the sorry fact that there would be only two Irishmen from south of the border on the Main Tour this season. There were numerous reasons for this unfortunate outcome but the most prominent one was World Snooker’s decision[Read More…]

World Rankings Top 16

World Rankings after the Northern Ireland Open – won by Mark Allen.

1. Judd Trump
2. Mark Selby
3. Ronnie O’Sullivan
4. Neil Robertson
5. Kyren Wilson
6. John Higgins
7. Shaun Murphy
8. Stephen Maguire
9. Mark Allen
10. Ding Junhui
11. Mark Williams
12. Stuart Bingham
13. Yan Bingtao
14. Barry Hawkins
15. Jack Lisowski
16. Anthony McGill

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