Muhammad Asif wins second world snooker title
Pakistani cueist Muhammad Asif won his subsequent world title in the wake of beating Philippines player Jefrey Roda 8-5 in the last of IBSF World Snooker Championship 2019 played in Turkey’s Antalya on Saturday.
He finished the best-of-15 edges triumph with scores of 68-35, 88-0, 69-17, 28-73, 5-118, 93-0, 69-1, 72-57, 10-93, 77-04, 21-65, 54-66 and 68-51.
Asif, who hails from Faisalabad, had won his first world title in 2012 in Bulgaria. His adversary Roda additionally verified any award for his nation following a hole of 27 years.
The Pakistani cueist showed up on track to pack a simple triumph in the wake of winning initial three edges in a fast progression. Be that as it may, the Philippines player made a solid rebound with a century break of 105 in the fourth edge, as indicated by the match report on IBSF’s legitimate site.
The two players at that point won four casings each to arrive at 7-5 preceding going into the significant thirteenth casing, in which Roda contended energetically yet Asif held his nerve to come over his adversary and won the match 8-5.
Asif vanquished Thailand’s Kritsanut Lertsattayathorn 7-0 in the elimination round on Friday. He finished the triumph with a score of 88-41, 65-20, 86-35, 54-02, 73-17, 69-51 and 78-77.
The Pakistani cueist, in a message, said he was committing his triumph to the Pakistani country and the Kashmiri brethren. “This wasn’t a simple occasion by any means. In any case, I stayed engaged as I was resolved to win for my nation,” he said.
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In ladies’ class, Ng On Yee of Hong Kong lifted her third world snooker title following a hole of nine years.
She outflanked Thai young lady Nutcharat Wongharuthai 5-2 in the last. She was somewhere around two edges and afterward revitalized breaks of 42, 30, 30 68 and 60 to dominate her rival.
In the Masters class, Suckakree Poomjang of Thailand won his lady world snooker title by vanquishing Alok Kumar of India 6-2.
Alok won first edge and was in solid situation to win second however Suckakree grabbed it away to level and afterward he went on win next four casings to lead 5-1. Despite the fact that Alok made a recuperation in seventh casing with two breaks of 46 and 41 however that was past the point of no return as Suckakree made a break of 59 in eighth edge to verify the title.
IBSF President Mubarak Al-Khayarin, Vice President Jim Leacy and Executive Ajeya Prabhakar close by President of Turkish Billiards Federation Ersan Ercan and different dignitaries introduced decorations and trophies to the effective cueists.