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All England Open 2018, Round 2: HS Prannoy vs Tommy Sugiarto, Live Match Updates

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedMar 15, 2018 23:35 IST

HS Prannoy vs Sugiarto T; (21-10, Game 2 ongoing)

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23:35 (IST)15 MAR 2018

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23:35 (IST)15 MAR 2018

AND PRANNOY WINS THE MATCH! It has been an impeccable performance from the 25-year-old. He is now gone through to the quarterfinals of the All England Open!

23:33 (IST)15 MAR 2018

Prannoy clinches the much important point to set his up for the match! 20-19 to the Indian

23:32 (IST)15 MAR 2018

Sugiarto show great nerves to level the score at 19-19

23:31 (IST)15 MAR 2018

Brilliant skills from Prannoy. And, he exults with passion! 19-17.

23:31 (IST)15 MAR 2018

That's a brilliant net shot from Prannoy. No chance for Sugiarto. 18-17 to the Indian.

23:30 (IST)15 MAR 2018

It's 17-17 at the moment!

23:29 (IST)15 MAR 2018

And Prannoy has done it as he pulls the game back on level terms. What an incredible passage of play by the Indian!! 16-16!

23:28 (IST)15 MAR 2018

The game looks to be heading for a nail-biting finish. 16-14  Sugiarto leads. 

23:27 (IST)15 MAR 2018

Prannoy showing great character to hold on to his nerves as he picks two consecutive points. 13-15

23:26 (IST)15 MAR 2018

Sugiarto has extended his lead to 4 points. It looks tough for a comeback by the Indian as he trails 11-15!!

23:23 (IST)15 MAR 2018

Sugiarto has come back stronger after the breather. He now leads the game 13-10.

23:21 (IST)15 MAR 2018

And the Indonesian shuttler extends his lead to 3 points. 11-8 as the players head into the breather. 
Can Prannoy manage to turn around his fortunes in the second set?

23:20 (IST)15 MAR 2018

Prannoy is growing more and more into the game but the Indonesian refuses to give up easily. Sugiarto leads 10-8

23:18 (IST)15 MAR 2018

Sugiarto is maintaining a steady lead. 9-7.

23:16 (IST)15 MAR 2018

Prannoy quickly pulls back things to level terms. 6-6!

23:16 (IST)15 MAR 2018

Sugiarto's change of tactics seems to be working as he takes the lead for the first time in the match. 6-5 to the Indonesian

23:14 (IST)15 MAR 2018

The Indian exerting his dominance to take his lead to 4-2!

23:13 (IST)15 MAR 2018

Prannoy showing urgency as he takes a quick lead. 3-2!

23:12 (IST)15 MAR 2018

Both players share the first two points. 1-1!

23:12 (IST)15 MAR 2018

The second game starts.

23:10 (IST)15 MAR 2018

And Prannoy takes the first game 21-10. 

23:09 (IST)15 MAR 2018

Prannoy has now gone well and truly ahead. He has gained complete control of the proceedings as he reaches game point. 20-10!!

23:09 (IST)15 MAR 2018

Prannoy with a 10 point lead as he inches closer to winning the first set. 19-9

23:07 (IST)15 MAR 2018

Sugiarto pulls one back to keep himself in the hunt! 9-16 to the Indonesian

23:07 (IST)15 MAR 2018

Looks like there's no stopping Prannoy as he has taken an unassailable lead of 8 points. It looks tough for a comeback by the Indonesian as he trails 8-16!!

23:04 (IST)15 MAR 2018

Prannoy extends his lead to 5 points as the players head into the breather. 11-6!!

23:02 (IST)15 MAR 2018

The Indonesian is struggling to find his foot as Prannoy sets up his opponent impeccably to establish a 4 point lead. 9-4 to the Indian!

23:01 (IST)15 MAR 2018

Prannoy is trying to turn the heat as the Indian looking keen to build on his lead. 7-4 to Prannoy.

22:59 (IST)15 MAR 2018

Prannoy is gradually gaining a healthy lead in this first game. 6-3 to him.

22:58 (IST)15 MAR 2018

The Indonesian pulls one back with a brilliant down the line smash.
2-4!

22:58 (IST)15 MAR 2018

Prannoy takes three consecutive points on a trot. Currently leads 4-1

22:57 (IST)15 MAR 2018

Prannoy takes the first point of the match as he holds on to his serve

22:56 (IST)15 MAR 2018

The Indian serves first

22:54 (IST)15 MAR 2018

The players have started warming up and we will be shortly underway

20:44 (IST)15 MAR 2018

Hello and welcome to Sportskeeda's live coverage of the men's singles draw of the All England Open. In the second round fixture, HS Prannoy takes on Tommy Sugiarto of Indonesia.

Prannoy started the season on a poor note as he was derailed in the first couple of months due to warts on his feet. He suffered a first round exit at the India Open in February. Although he is still not at his 100% fitness, Prannoy managed to bring his firepower to stun the eighth seed and last week’s German Open winner, Chou Tien Chen 9-21, 21-18, 21-18 in the first round. After being blanked in the first game, Prannoy gradually settled into the match and held his nerves, showing his mental fortitude. 

A win today can set him up against Kidambi Srikanth in the last-eight, provided the World No. 2 too wins his respective second round match later on. This match itself will be an exciting affair, stay tuned.
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