Advani becomes second Indian to win World Billiards title

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New Delhi, Sep.7 (ANI): Pankaj Advani has become the second Indian after Geet Sethi to win the World's Billiards Championship.

Advani beat defending champion Mark Russel 2030-1253 to win the World Professional Billiards Championship-2009.

Geet Sethi won the title in 1992.

Earlier, Advani notched up a thrilling win over compatriot Dhruv Sitwala in the semi-final to set up the title clash.

In the other semi-final, compatriot Rupesh Shah squandered a first session lead and succumbed to his elementary mistakes to go down 880-1366 against nine time-winner Russel.

Geet Sethi crashed out of the World professional billiards championship in a league match. (ANI)

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