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Badminton Live Score French Open 2018 | PV Sindhu vs Sayaka Sato | Commentary & Results

It's a 21-17, 21-16 win for PV Sindhu in 45 minutes
Updated: 25 October 2018 23:43 IST - Published: 25 October 2018 22:47 IST
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Sindhu this joins Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth in the quarter-finals of the French Open.

It has been a good day for the top Indian shuttlers as all 3 of them won their matches 
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Sindhu has entered the quarter-finals.
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It's a 21-17, 21-16 win for PV Sindhu in 45 minutes
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And Sindhu's gone up to match points now.
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Sindhu is now 2 points away from the win.
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Sato took two more points before Sindhu raced ahead to 19-14
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Sato gets a couple more points and makes it 12-17
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Sato has been fighting a lot for the past few minutes but Sindhu's early lead has helped her maintain the distance.
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Sindhu has now cantered ahead to 17-10 
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And this time she ensures that her opponent does not get any free point.

Now up 15-7
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The game has become far more attacking after the break.

Both players are attempting for fast attacking shots.

Sindhu still comfortably ahead at 13-7.
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Sindhu is making things happen fast now.

With four quick points, she goes up to 11-4 at the midgame interval.
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And Sindhu continues to add the points steadily to her kitty.she is now up 7-4
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She does exactly that as she goes up to 5-3
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Can Sindhu break away from this and establish an early lead?
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They are evenly poised at 3-3 in the second game
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Sindhu loses the first point but converts on her second game point.

She takes the first game 21-17.
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Game points for Sindhu!

20-16
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Sindhu hasn't been able to freely play her naturally attacking game for the last 10 minutes or so.

But she has still found out a way to break away from the tie and go up to 18-16
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And Sato's persistence has paid off!

She levels this up at 16-16

Suddenly we have a tight contest!
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Sato's resilience has been outstanding for the last few points.

She made it a two-point gap and trailed 13-15
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But Sindhu needs to be careful here as Sato is attempting a comeback.

With 4 points on the trot, she now trails 11-15
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She now adds another couple of points to go up to 15-7
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No stopping Sindhu as she keeps commanding the court even after the break.

She is up 13-7.
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At the midgame interval, Sindhu goes up to 11-5.
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Sindhu looks very comfortable right now as she inches ahead to 10-5.

Absolutely dominating the court right now!


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Sindhu keeps bringing a barrage of attacking shots now.

Up 8-4 now
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Sindhu keeps maintaining her two-point lead over the Japanese now

Up 6-4
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The Indian is making her intentions clear. She wants to be the aggressor as early as possible.
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And the match has started!

Sindhu has already opened up a 4-2 lead