Mumbai : Kewal Mahadeshwar of Central Railway recorded impressive back-to-back wins including a second round thriller to advance in the Matunga Gymkhana 6-Red Snooker Tournament on Monday.

Mahadeshwar of CR Mechanical Institute kicked off the day with a hard-earned win over Akash Asrani of Khar Gymkhana who frittered away a 3-1 lead in an exciting second round encounter.

Mahadeshwar staged a late recovery with impressive potting and changed the script with a 60-34, 52-60, 39-56, 38-49, 65-35, 45-38, 64-43 win in the best-of-seven frames contest. Later, he halted Rishabh Panchamia of MCF, Borivali with a 4-2 third round win.

The other significant winners were, Shivaji Park Gymkhana marker Jeet Gawde, Central Railway duo Joe Thomas and Aditya Shandilya and Devesh Gangwani of North Indian Association, while a notable second round loser was Percy Patel of Matunga Gymkhana.

Results: 3rd Rd: Kewal Mahadeshwar bt Rishabh Panchamia 52-50, 24-64, 45-25, 58-31, 24-54, 55-31.

2nd Rd: Kewal Mahadeshwar bt Akash Asrani 60-34, 52-60, 39-56, 38-49, 65-35, 45-38, 64-43; Devesh Gangwani bt Abhishek Bajaj 49-39, 48-47, 45-35, 45-55, 60-18; Huzefa Cheni bt Nishit Chandan 54-17, 55-18, 54-24, 48-17; Surya Prakash Singh bt Rahil Lassanwala 67-24, 60-22, 55-27, 59-24; Nakul Parker bt Percy Patel 49-26, 48-41, 43-52, 53-42, 47-26.

1st Rd: Jigar Shah bt Sanket Bapat 36-45, 60-56, 61-50, 49-23, 44-25; Aditya Shandilya bt Nitin Kothari 46-58, 59-36, 33-44, 42-29, 31-52, 47-38, 48-29; Anil Ramteke bt Irbaz Lakdawala 73-26, 50-33, 51-60, 55-16, 66-26; Joe Thomas bt Phiroze Desai 65-50, 42-48, 57-27, 56-28, 34-48, 64-28; Amit Thakkar bt Santosh Pawar 55-17, 40-43, 52-38, 35-47, 47-35, 63-40; Jeet Gawde bt Ahad Khan 62-26, 62-19, 60-20, 56-31.

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