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All England Open: PV Sindhu vs Mette Poulsen First Round Live Updates and Match Commentary

PV Sindhu beats Mette Poulsen 21-10, 21-11 to enter the second round.
Updated: 08 March 2017 21:24 IST - Published: 08 March 2017 19:07 IST
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That wraps up our liveblog for now. We shall be back with Saina Nehwal's match that will be in about a couple of hours from now. Goodbye.
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Great performance by PV Sindhu to begin her campaign! Hope she continues this way.
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With a sharp angular crosscourt smash right into the corner, Sindhu takes the win, 21-10, 21-11.
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The Indian is now 2 points away from the win at 19-10
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Sindhu is ahead at 17-10 now.
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It is 16-8 for the Indian now.
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Sindhu continues her aggressive brand of badminton and cruises to 15-6.
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A superb Sindhu grabs the next four points as well and makes it 11-4 at the interval.
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A rare error from Sindhu gifts one point to the World No. 33. Sindhu now leads 7-4.
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GAME 2

There's no stopping PV Sindhu! She is ahead at 5-3 in Game 2.
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The lefty's high shot is blocked by the net. Sindhu takes the first game, 21-10.
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It is 20-10 for the Indian.
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Poulsen is not doing anything to stall Sindhu's momentum who is looking very confident at the moment. The Indian leads 19-10 and is in sniffing distance of taking the first game.
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Sindhu is now cruising at 15-8. Very much in control of this game.
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It's 12-7 for Sindhu after the break.
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At half-time, the sixth seed leads 11-6.
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The Dane finds the net in a hurry and Sindhu goes up to 9-6.
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Now it is Sindhu's turn to make a couple of errors. The Dane has closed in on 6-7.
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Poulsen is spraying her shots....Sindhu makes it 7-4.
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She is now up 5-3.
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It is still close. Sindhu up 4-3.
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Sindhu is constantly targeting Poulsen's lefty forehands and eking out errors. She is up 3-2.
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The Indian is up 2-1.
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The match is about to start.
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There is still some time to go for this match.