TALWAR WINS SNOOKER TOURNAMENT
CHANDIGARH: Sumit Talwar of Chandigarh defeated city-mate Rajat Khaneja 3-2 in a well-contested final of TheProCircuitLeague 6-tournament series at Asia Billiards, Sector 34, Chandigarh, on Monday.
On his way to win the first tournament of the six-tournament series, Talwar also made the highest break of 63 points.
In an engrossing encounter that went down the wire, Talwar gained the lead by narrowly edging past his opponent 78-77 in the opening frame. Khaneja, however, drew parity by winning the second frame 58-55.
In the third frame, Talwar exercised complete dominance over his opponent and won 65-23 to again surge ahead.
But Khaneja did not give up and claimed the fourth frame 89-45 to set up the match for an exciting finish.
In the decider, Talwar regained his touch to win the final frame 68-40, and walked away with the title.