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All England Open: Saina Nehwal vs Fabienne Deprez Second Round Live Updates and Match Commentary

Saina Nehwal beats Deprez, 21-18, 21-10.
Updated: 09 March 2017 19:59 IST - Published: 09 March 2017 16:38 IST
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That wraps up our live coverage of the 2017 All England Championships for today. Hope you enjoyed it. Do join us tomorrow for the quarter-finals. Goodnight!
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Saina's best performance so far at this event has been a final appearance in 2015. She is obviously hoping to do better than that. And with the kind of display that she put up today, she is definitely oln the right track.
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Both the Indian shuttle queens - Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu - are into the quarter-finals.
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Saina converts her first match point for a 21-18, 21-10 win!!!!
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WHAT A RALLY!!!!! Saina stood like a rock, returning everything and it had to end on an error from Deprez!
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The southpaw finds the net to send Nehwal up to 19-10
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It is 18-8. There is no stopping the 2015 runner-up!!
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Saina produces a delicate backhand drop to surge to 16-8.
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The left-handed German finally gets a point at 8-14.
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Saina has upped the pace here and has raced to 13-7 now.
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Saina takes an 11-6 lead at the mid-game interval.
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The German is once coming up with superb crosscourt shots off both the wings to trouble Saina. The Indian still leads 10-6.
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A great angular shot at the net from the German to reduce the deficit to 4-8.
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Saina continues her aggressive tactics against Deprez and it reaps rich dividends. She is now cruising at 7-2. . 
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Saina is now ahead, 4-2.
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And she makes it 3-1.
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GAME 2

It is 2-1 for Nehwal in the second game.
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An error from Deprez helps Saina seal the opener, 21-18.
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Saina's high shot floats long.
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She has three game points at 20-17.
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Saina leads 19-17 now.
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Superb dropshot from the German and they are back to 17-17
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It is 16-16 currently.
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Saina is a lot more aggressive now and she now inches ahead to 16-15
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Deprez finds the net and it is all level at 15-15.
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Superb down-the-line winner from Deprez and she leads 15-14.
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Saina seems to be struggling at the net and she lets the German go up to 14-12.
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Saina continues to err and it is 13-12 for Deprez.
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And it is 12-12
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Deprez has made it 11-12.
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Saina makes an error at the net and the German has closed in to 10-12.
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At half-time, the 2015 runner-up leads 11-6.
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Saina has now gone up to 9-5. She is definitely looking very confident.
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The eighth seed continues to assert herself and is now up 7-4.
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Saina jumps ahead to 5-3 now.
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The match has started and they are currently locked at 2-2.
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This match is scheduled at 7.20pm IST.
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Good evening and welcome to the Sportskeeda liveblog of the All England Championships second round match of the 2015 runner-up Saina Nehwal. The eighth seed put up a commanding performance in her opener and convincingly beat the defending champion Nozomi Okuhara in straight games.

Her movement looked fine and the hunger that Saina is known for was back. She faces the 63rd ranked Fabienne Deprez for a place in the quarter-finals and is expected to have another comfortable match today.

Read our preview of this match here.
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