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18TH ASIAN U-21 and 1st LADIES SNOOKER & 16TH BILLIARDS CHAMPIONSHIPS 2017
NG ON YEE, YUAN SIJUN, PANKAJ ADVANI LIFT LADIES, UNDER 21 SNOOKER AND ASIAN BILLIARDS TITLE. 14-Apr-2017

NG ON YEE, YUAN SIJUN, PANKAJ ADVANI LIFT LADIES, UNDER 21 SNOOKER AND ASIAN BILLIARDS TITLE.

• Warathanun Sukritthanes fought bravely but  Ng On Yee of Hongkong proved the better of the  two players to eventually prevail 3-2 in a best of 5 frames Women's final. Yuan Sijun proved definitely a cut above the rest of the players. He made the highest break of 139 enroute to the final. In the final  he easily accounted for Countryman Fan Zenghyi 6-2. Initially the march promised to be an exciting one when Yuan Sijun took the 1st frame and Zenghyi hit back with a 74 break to take the 2nd frame. But from there on it was Yuan Sijun all the way. He made 4 breaks, 59, 72,50 54.
• In the Asian Billiards final Saurav Kothari was off to a good start when he won the 1st 2 frames with sizeable breaks. He extended his lead to 3-1, but Pankaj fought back to level the Scores at 3-3. He then came into his groove and then never looked back and took the Title 6-3.
• The Chief Guest of the Closing ceremony and the prize distribution was Capt.P.V.K.Mohan, the President of the Billiards & Snooker Federation of India, who briefed the players and officials about the upcoming calendar of events to come. He said the Cuemasters league was now all set to kick-off from the 15th to 23rd of July. He also informed everyone that Sachin Tendulkar had bought the Mumbai team in the  Cuemasters league.