Badminton Asia Championships 2018, Men's Singles, 2nd Round: HS Prannoy vs Wang Tzu Wei, Live Match Updates

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedApr 26, 2018 14:38 IST

Prannoy def Wang 16-21, 21-14, 21-12 in 56 minutes to enter QFs


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That's it from us!

Tune in tomorrow to follow the quarter-finals live on Sportskeeda


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And with Prannoy's win, the top Indian quartet - Nehwal, Sindhu, Srikanth, and Prannoy - have all entered the quarter-finals.

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Final score: Prannoy def Wang 16-21, 21-14, 21-12 in 56 minutes to enter QFs

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That took Prannoy some effort to find his form. But, when he did, he was simply unstoppable!

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And Prannoy wins!!!!!!

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And he has eight match points now


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Prannoy has smoothly progressed to 19-12 now

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Prannoy is up 17-10 now.

Four points away from the win

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It's 16-7 to Prannoy after Wang shows a bit of a fight

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Prannoy has a lead of 10 points now! Surely, he won't be giving that up.


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No disrupting Prannoy's rhythm. He is moving on effortlessly here.

13-4 he leads

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Prannoy up 11-4 at the midgame interval

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Wang finally gets another point here!

2-9 he trails

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Prannoy looking unstoppable at the moment!

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Prannoy grabs four quick points to surge to a big lead of 6-1

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2-1 to Prannoy in the 3rd.

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Prannoy takes the second game 21-14

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6 game points!!


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And it is 19-14 now for the Indian

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It's 18-12 for Prannoy now.

He looks determined to set up a decider.

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Flurry of points for the Indian!


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Prannoy has distanced himself from his opponent and has gone up to 15-10

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Again Wang is showing his class here.

Making Prannoy earn his points

Wang 9-11

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Prannoy up 11-7 at the interval

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Now 10-6 for the Kerala shuttler

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Wang is trying to get back into contention here as he closes in on 5-9

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Six-point advantage for the Indian now.


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He now races ahead to 5-1

Looking very much in control

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Prannoy makes a bright start to Game 2


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Wang doesn't relent at all!

With three more points, he grabs the first game 21-16

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It's 18-16 to Wang now

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Six points on the trot for Wang!!


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And Wang snatches the lead!!


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But the fire is doused by Wang soon after!

He comes storming back to 15-15 with four points in a row.

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Suddenly he is fired up and grabs a couple of quick points!

Prannoy up 15-11

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Prannoy maintains his two-point lead over Wang.


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Wang gets a point on resumption


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It's 11-8 to the Indian at the midgame interval.

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Prannoy continues to have all the momentum as of now.

Up 10-7

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And two more as the Indian extends his lead to 6-3

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2 quick points for Prannoy and he is up 4-3

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Wang builds a 3-2 lead

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It's 1-1

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Good afternoon!

The match is starting

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The 38th edition of the Asia Badminton Championships is currently underway in China. The tournament, which is taking place at the Wuhan Sports Centre Gymnasium, will pay out a total prize money of 350,000 dollars and will award the participants with valuable points for their respective BWF rankings.

India's H.S. Prannoy defeated Thailand's K. Wangcharoen in the first round of the Asia Badminton Championships by a score of 21-15, 19-21, 21-19. Prannoy will now face Chinese Taipei's Wang Tzu-Wei. Tzu-Wei pulled off an upset in the previous round when he defeated sixth seed, Lin Dan, coming from a game down. Tzu-Wei won with a score of 15-21, 21-9, 21-16.

The winner of this match will face either Son Wan-Ho of Korea or K. Tsuneyama of Japan in the quarterfinals.

Prannoy will definitely face a challenge in the form of Tzu-Wei, who will be pumped up after his victory over Lin Dan. 
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