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Asian Games 2018: Badminton, Manu Attri/Sumeeth Reddy vs Li Junhui/Liu Yuchen, Day 7, Live Score, Latest Updates & Results

Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu enter quarter-finals. All other Indian shuttlers out.
Updated: 25 August 2018 16:52 IST - Published: 25 August 2018 10:55 IST
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 And that brings us to the end of our live coverage.


Do join us tomorrow for the quarter-finals.

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Goodbye!
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With that loss, India's campaign comes to an end in the men's doubles section.

Now only the two female superstars remain. Only Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu will carry India's medal hopes. Both of them play their quarter-finals tomorrow.
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Final score: Li and Liu def Attri and Reddy 21-13, 17-21, 25-23 to enter the quarter-finals.
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That loss would surely hurt for a long time!


Attri and Reddy almost had the match!
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Attri and Reddy had THREE match points against the second seeded Chinese pair and could have caused a huge upset!

Unfortunately they couldn't close out the match.

They even fought hard to save two match points. But, on the third, the Chinese grabbed the win!    
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And the Chinese have won this match!


That would be a Heartbreaker for the Indians!
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Third match point for China!
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All level!

23-23
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Another match point for China!


23-22
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Match point for China!
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And the Chinese save it!

21-21
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3rd match point for the Indians
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Chinese save both!

20-20
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China saves one match point!
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Match points for Attri and Reddy!
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This is getting tense here!


One point for China, who now trail 18-19
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Attri and Reddy are 19-17
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Another point!


India up 18-17
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And it is 17-17


Wow!!
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And the Indians are trying hard to stop the run of points for China!


India trails 16-17
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17-14 now for China


They have completely turned this around after the interval.
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Can the Indians produce one last fightback?
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China has raced ahead to 15-13 now
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Four points for the Chinese as they stage a comeback.


China up 13-11
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It's 11-11 post interval.
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Attri and Reddy keep themselves calm under pressure and take an 11-9 lead at the midgame break.
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And 8-8
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It continues to be tightly contested here.

5-5 
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It's quickly 2-2
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2-0 to India in the decider!!!!!
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And they take the second game 21-17


We are into a decider!!!!!!!
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Game points for Indians at 20-16
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It's 18-13 to India!


Can they take this game?
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China closes the gap to 11-13 but India too races ahead to 16-11
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China closes the gap to three points now.

10-13
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12-8 now for India
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Attri and Reddy are up 11-7 at the time of the midgame interval.
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And 10-6 now


Fine comeback so far from Team India!
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Would you believe it? 


Indians take 6 points in a row to go up to 8-5
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Finally India cracks the Chinese code for a brief period!

It's 5-5 now
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And the Chinese are in no mood to be lenient.

The Indians took the first point of Game 2 but since then it's been all Chinese.

They are up 5-2.
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And the Chinese pair takes the first game 21-13
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The Indians got hold of another couple of points but the Chinese too quickly added a few to stretch the lead further.

19-13
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Finally the Indians stop the March and get two points for themselves.

11-16
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They are steadily building points now and have not let the Indians back into the game.

16-9 to China
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And the Chinese have inched ahead to 14-9
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Two quick points to the Indians' way after the break.

They now trail 8-11
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It's 11-6 for the Chinese going into the midgame break.
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But the aggressive Chinese take next three points to go up to 10-5
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A much better display from the Indians, who are fighting back now after that one-sided start.

Indians trail 5-7