Player Profile

Yasin Merchant

NameDate of Birth Country
Yasin Merchant17-12-1966India
(Right Handed Cueist)
 
Mumbai - MAHARASHTRA
 
Turned Professional in the year 1992
 
Highest Sports Qualification - Two times Asian Snooker Champion
 
Asian Games Gold Medalist in Snooker
 
First Indian to reach in Top 64 of World Professional Snooker
 
Highest Break - Snooker - 142
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Tournament Records
 
- 2011 78th Indian National Snooker Championship - Top 16
 
- 2011 CCI Invitational Snooker Tournament - Quarter Finalist
 
- 2011 Shyam Shroff Memorial - Khar Gymkhana Invitational Snooker Tournament - Quarter Finalist
 
- 2010 IBSF World Snooker (Men) Championship - Represented India
 
- 2010 Guangzhou Asian Games (Snooker Team) - Silver Medal (Partners - Aditya Mehta, Brijesh Damani)
 
- 2010 77th Indian National Snooker Championship - Top 16
 
- 2010 Asian Snooker Championship - Semi Finalist
 
- 2010 Alumni Club All India Invitation Snooker Championship - Winner
 
- 2009 IBSF World Snooker (Men) Championship - Top 16
 
- 2009 76th Indian National Snooker Championship - Rank 4
 
- 2009 4th BSAM Matunga - All India Open 6 Red Snooker Championship - Winner
 
- 2009 4th PCL-Manisha Invitation Snooker Championship - Quarter Finalist
 
- 2009 Shyam Shroff Memorial - Khar Gymkhana Invitational Snooker Tournament - Semi Finalist
 
- 2009 Otters Club Amateur 9 Ball Pool Championship 2009 - Semi Finalist
 
- 2009 CCI Platinum Jubilee Snooker Championship - Runner-up
 
- 2009 Nahar Group-MIG Club Invitation Snooker Championship - Quarter Finalist
 
- 2008 75th Indian National Snooker Championship - Top 16
 
- 2008 SangSom 6-Red International Snooker Championship - Represented India
 
- 2008 24th Asian Snooker Championship - Top 16
 
- 2008 Shyam Shroff Memorial - Khar Gymkhana Snooker Tournament - Winner
 
- 2008 Yasin Merchant Classic Doubles Snooker Tournament - Semi Finalist (Partner :: Alok Kumar)
 
- 2007 74th India National Snooker Championship - Rank 6
 
- 2007 IBSF World Snooker (Men) Championship - Top 16
 
- 2007 Indoor Asian Games Snooker Team - Bronze Medal (Partners Alok Kumar & Manan Chandra)
 
- 2007 Asian Snooker Championship - Runner Up
 
- 2007 Viresh Prabhu Trophy - JVPG Club Handicap Snooker Champion
 
- 2007 Rexello Islam Gymkhana Invitation Snooker Champion
 
- 2007 Pune Club Ltd Manisha Invitation Snooker Champion
 
- 2007 National 8Ball Pool Championship- Semi Finalist
 
- 2007 Indian National Snooker Championship - Rank 3
 
- 2006 Doha Asian Games (Snooker Team) - Bronze Medal (Partners - Aditya Mehta, Rupesh Shah)
 
- 2006 USA Team Snooker Championship - Runner-up (Partners Pankaj Advani & Manan Chandra)
 
- 2002 Asian Games - Snooker Doubles Gold Medal
 
- 2001 Asian Snooker Championship - Winner
 
- 1991 Asian Snooker Championship - Runner up
 
- 1989 Asian Snooker Championship - Winner
 
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Cue in use - Omin's Cue (Huntar)
 
Club - Khar Gymkhana
 
Bombay Gymkhana
 
Other Activities - Business
 
Hobbies - Writing
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