A Very Happy Birthday to The Sun of Indian Snooker player Aditya Mehta
Today is the 33rd birthday of ace snooker player and India’s gem Aditya Mehta. Born on 31st October, 1985 in Maharashtra, Aditya began his professional career by playing Challenge Tour in 2004, at the time the second-level professional tour. He was nominated for a Main Tour place for the 2008/2009 season. He is the first Indian to play on Main Tour since Yasin Merchant did in the 1990s. He fell off the tour at the end of the season but regained a place for the 2011/2012 season due to being awarded the Asian nomination. Aditya won Silver and a Bronze medal in Men's Snooker Team and Men's Snooker Singles respectively, at the 2010 Asian Games held in Guangzhou, China.
In 2013, Mehta became the first Indian to reach the final of a ranking tournament at his home event, the Indian Open. In the 2014 Paul Hunter Classic, Mehta made his first ever maximum break in professional competition.
For his glorious performances and international fame, Aditya Mehta was awarded the most prestigious Arjuna AwardforBilliiards and Snooker in the year 2012 by Government of India.
Currently practising with Alfie Burden and Anthony Hamilton in London, Aditya Mehta is an inspiration for thousands of aspiring snooker players who wish to make their countrymen and their motherland proud, just like Aditya did and continues on doing so.
RKG Snooker wishes Aditya Mehta a very happy birthday from the core of its heart, wishing many years of glory and success in the life of the pioneer snooker player this country has ever had.