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Asian Games 2018, Badminton, Women's Singles, Semifinal, Day 9: Saina Nehwal vs Tai Tzu Ying, Live Score, Latest Updates & Results

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Updated: 27 August 2018 11:24 IST - Published: 27 August 2018 10:11 IST
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A HISTORIC BRONZE MEDAL FOR INDIA IN BADMINTON NEVERTHELESS!
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But don't go anywhere as PV Sindhu will soon be in action.

Can she make it to the final? She faces the World No. 2 Akane Yamaguchi.

Let's find out.
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She had the lead a couple of times but once Tai got back the lead, she just raced through the end part of the second game.

It has still been a commendable effort from the former World No. 1 to get the bronze from the Asiad, which had so far been missing from her glittering career.
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Saina will have to remain content with the bronze medal.
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Final score: Tai def Nehwal 21-17, 21-14 to enter final
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And Tai gets the job done on her first attempt!


Tai is through to the final!
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It's all happening very, very fast here!

Match points for Tai!
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Saina still going for touch and deception while Tai has now switched to attack!

18-14
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Now Tai is going for body shots and her tactic is working!


16-14 to Tai
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Saina misses the sideline!

14-14
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Again Saina has the lead!

14-13
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Tai dashes Saina's hopes with her combination of superb anticipation and taking the shuttle early.

13-13
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Nehwal has a lead for the first time in this match!

13-12
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Tai brought forth her attack bit again made an unforced error!

12-12
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Good net dribble from Saina!

11-11
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Tai goes into the midgame interval with a slender edge of 11-10.
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And, again a momentum shift here!

Unforced errors from Tai has emboldened Saina to go for smashes and she has drawn level!

10-10
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Saina pulled one back but Tai is up to 10-7
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And, just like that, the unfazed Tai pulls the trigger again and takes the next 3 points.

9-6
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And Saina has levelled matters here! Four points in a row!

6-6
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And Saina is targeting the net more to get the better of Tai, giving the Taipei ace a taste of her own medicine.

That has allowed her to come back to 5-6
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Saina has to pull the brakes on the Tai march, otherwise it can be over very fast.
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And Saina finally outfoxed Tai at the net!

2-5
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Saina trying a bit of deception but fails to put the shuttle across.

1-5
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