Pankaj Advani crashed out of the Welsh Open snooker tournament with a 3-4 defeat at the hands of Joel Walker of England in the first round at Newport in Wales on Saturday.

Advani lost 00-87 (52), 105 (97)-00, 82-30, 01-65, 60-65, 68 (57)-46, 16-78 (55) to make an early exit from the event.

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