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Merzy, Heena register victories

Mumbai Sept. 26. Merzy Screwala and Heena Khandelwala won their second round matches in the evening session in the Rs. 6.5 lakh prize money Rexello Castors-sponsored P.J. Hindu Gymkhana open snooker tournament here on Friday.

It was the day of the first-timers, as some of the leading players of the country will compete from Sunday at the Kennedy Seaface venue.

The results: First round: Cyrus Mistry bt Ramesh Sadarangani 3-1 (46-19, 53-39, 54-78, 61-37); Joseph Menezes bt Amritpal Singh 3-1 (55-64, 72-29, 69-55, 70-52); Kunal Agashe bt Ashish Saunak 3-2 (56-49, 45-27, 31-60, 29-53, 52-15); M. Shrivastav bt N. Chauhan 3-0 (70-34, 49-14, 55-49); Sanjay Jhaveri bt Amit Ahuja 3-0 (56-14, 59-31, 29-23); Maulik Merchant bt Abhinav Jain 3-2 (44-55, 36-49, 43-19, 60-28, 63-16); Neil Vithlani bt M.V. Kulkarni 3-0 (67-20, 66-1, 64-1); Biren Vakil bt Shailesh Rao 3-1 (63-36, 42-56, 63-40, 68-43); Merzy Screwala bt Vinit Gupta 3-0 (60-6, 70-41, 45-34); Nishant Dossa bt Bushan Shahade 3-0 (73-1, 51-50, 66-60); Ashwin Deshmukh bt Rishab Shah 3-0 (57-14, 61-35, 46-15); Sushrut Pandia bt A. Monterio 3-1 (51-32, 57-68, 56-26, 62-17); L.S. Mhatre bt Shabbir Masani 3-0 (74-4, 66-9, 59-22); Anuja Thakur bt Rahul Dhandekar 3-0 (49-32, 60-8, 74-53); Aubrey Chattelier bt Sanjeev Shah 3-1 (39-56, 63-24, 59-24, 71-54); Romeo Fernandes bt Viraf Bhesania 3-1 (46-54, 60-10, 71-45, 46-43); K. Anand bt Kirit Ralyani 3-0 (56-19, 43-31, 54-40); Manish Adnani bt Nishit Jhaveri 3-0 (60-23, 38-30, 71-34).

Second round: Rajan Gupta bt Vijay Rathod 3-1 (35-49, 55-46, 64-56, 57-9); K. Kedar bt Shaun Vijay 3-0 (63-19, 43-30, 80-36); H.N. Parmar bt Vicky Jaisingh 3-1 (43-54, 47-44, 70-40, 66-62); Heena Khandelwal bt Nishant Dossa 3-2 (47-46, 47-32, 9-83, 32-56, 61-51); Shushrut Pandia btP. Driver 3-1 (13-76, 50-41, 62-41, 53-44); Merzy Screwala bt Sangeeta Hemchand 3-0 (63-62, 58-36, 65-29); Deepak Khubchandani bt A. Deshmukh 3-0 (57-18, 56-18, 55-36); Rehan Shaikh bt Sanjay Patil 3-0 (51-35, 64-24, 61-24); Nikhil Mirani bt Kabir Malkani 3-1 (66-18, 40-54, 47-37, 49-32); Rowen D'Souza bt Ritesh Shah 3-2 (9-60, 60-52, 25-45, 71-22, 53-29); Dilip Agrawal bt Manjit Singh 3-2 (48-62, 44-11, 68-6, 28-52, 49-7).

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