Advani had won the gold medal in billiards in the 2006 Asian Games in Doha and was entering Guangzhou as the defending champions.
Advani said he looked at the brighter side of things and had utilised his time during the lockdown to learn new things and had spent time with family.
"He (Advani) is a realist... and mentally tougher than anyone I have interacted or played with," said Sethi. It’s this mental toughness that Sethi thinks is the need of the hour.
We recognize the magnitude of this pandemic. As sportspersons, we feel responsible to contribute to the mammoth cause.
Sporting events across the globe have come to a standstill with some being cancelled while others have been postponed.
The ace Indian cueist whitewashed all four of his opponents in his group in the round robin stage with identical scoreline of 4-0.