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Asian Games 2018, Badminton, Women's Singles, Final, Day 10: PV Sindhu vs Tai Tzu Ying, Live Score, Latest Updates & Results

Tai def Sindhu 21-13, 21-16 to win gold in 34 minutes.
Updated: 28 August 2018 13:08 IST - Published: 28 August 2018 10:10 IST
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And that wraps up our live coverage of badminton. India's campaign ends today.

The women lived up to the expectations, but the men disappointed.

Here's hoping India learns from this performance and can improve even further in the next edition.
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Keep following following Sportskeeda for all the latest updates from the Asian Games.

Goodbye!
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Nevertheless, this has been a historic result for India.


The country has never won anything better than a bronze medal until this Asian Games. India had eight bronze medals until this edition.

Now they add one silver through Sindhu and another bronze through Saina!
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Final score: Tai def Sindhu 21-13, 21-16 to win gold in 34 minutes.
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Sindhu has to settle for the silver yet again.

That is unfortunate! However, she got very little opportunity against a player, who simply weaves magic on the court. Give her the shuttle and she will find openings on the court that you could never even think of! 


That's how good Tai is on the court!
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With a flick of the wrist, she gets a delicate drop and Tai gets the gold!!!!!
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Sindhu pulled one back here!

16-20
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Gold medal points for Tai!!!!
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Huge down the line smash from Sindhu!


She also kept varying the pace to trouble Tai!

Sindhu 15-19
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And Sindhu gets yet another here!

14-19
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2 points for Sindhu through display of power
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Tai is now up 18-11


In total control!
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And Tai is even giving a little scream after every tough point. She is normally quiet on the court, otherwise.

That's how much this means to Tai!
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Tai has raced ahead to 15-11
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Sindhu not able to keep her momentum going, through her unforced errors.

That has been an issue throughout the match.
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And she gets another one

10-13
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Sindhu pulled one back!

9-13
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Now Tai is even bringing power and pace into her shots.

Sindhu getting outpowered by Tai! Can you believe it?

Tai 13-8
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Tai changed her tactic after that and kept going for the net.

Sindhu fell into the trap and Tai goes up to 11-7 at the break.
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That strategy gets her a point through a dropshot as Tai drops to the court.

Tai still up at 9-7
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Sindhu is now looking to prolong the rallies and get Tai moving.
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And Tai continues to have a two-point advantage.

7-5
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But Tai steadies the ship again after a loose service error.

It's 6-4 to Tai
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And Sindhu levels!

For the first time, scores are level!

4-4
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Sindhu pulled one back and Tai rushes to the net to finish 


Tai up 4-2  
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Tai is in control in the early stages of the second game.

Tai up 3-1
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Sindhu can't return the shuttle at the net.

Tai gets the first game 21-13
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Tai has game points now.

20-13
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How relentless Tai is! How she always senses the right spot to attack?
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Sindhu now comes up with a perfect disguise to surprise Tai.

Sindhu 12-17
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Tai up 17-10
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Tai is on every corner of the court!!!!

Sindhu having to move to everywhere and in the end, she is leaking unforced errors, as expected.
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Wow! Look at that flick of the wrist to go for the deceptive shot from the forecourt!

Tai up 14-10
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Sindhu gets two points back but Tai goes up, anyway.

Tai up 13-9
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Tai up 11-7 at the break
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Sindhu made Tai overhit!

Sindhu trails 7-10
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A power smash from Sindhu!

She trails 6-10
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Sindhu pulled one back!

Trails 5-10
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Look at that disguise!

The shuttle had no business going in but it did!

What a touch from Tai!

She is up 9-4
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Sindhu has to force Tai into more errors.
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Sindhu directed the shuttle to Tai's backhand.

Tai could just watch!


Sindhu trails 4-6
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And there is another one for Sindhu as she trails 3-6
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2 back to back aggressive points and she is trailing 2-5 
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Sindhu finally is setting into this match!
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Blazing start for Tai

4-0
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Tai uses the reverse slice at the last moment to outfox Sindhu

3-0
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Tai already setting the tempo!

2-0 up
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First point to Tai
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Warmup has finished and match is starting