Manoj Dasarathan advances with hard-fought win over Palani

Chennai, Nov 21 (PTI): Tamil Nadu cueist Manoj Dasarathan
edged out state-mate Palani by four frames to three in a
second round match of the Ajay Rastogi Memorial-All India Open
Snooker Championship 2020 here on Saturday.
     Dasarathan won the first frame comfortably
before his opponent won the two next two.
     He drew level by claiming the fourth frame.
     The fifth frame was a ding-dong affair before
Palani took it and nosed ahead 3-2 before Dasarathan hit back
to level the match by winning the sixth by potting the black.
     In the seventh and deciding frame, Dasarathan
held his nerve to seal a narrow victory.
     In other matches, S Magesh and Kamaraj, both of
TNBSA, registered 4-1 wins to advance to the third round.
     Results: Round 2: Manoj Dasarathan (TC) beat Palani
(QBG) 4-3; S Magesh (TNBSA) beat K Rajan (TNBSA) 4-1; Kamaraj
(TNBSA) beat Vishal (QBC) 4-1.PTI SS BN

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