BWF World Tour Finals 2018 Badminton Live: PV Sindhu vs Tai Tzu Ying Live score & Updates | 13th December 2018

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedDec 13, 2018 16:52 IST

Sindhu def Tai 14-21, 21-16, 21-18 in 1 hour 1 minute.


16:52 (IST)13 DEC 2018

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16:50 (IST)13 DEC 2018

And with that, Sindhu remains flawless at the BWF World Tour Finals 2018.

She has beaten both the World No. 1 and World No. 2 in the first two days of the tournament.

16:48 (IST)13 DEC 2018

Granted Tai didn't look at her physical best today, but any win over her is a creditable achievement as she is always mentally so tough and has the ability to come back any moment.

16:46 (IST)13 DEC 2018

What a match! What a win by Sindhu!

Sindhu snaps her six-match losing streak to Tai!

The last time when Sindhu beat Tai, it was more than two years ago at the Rio Olympics!

And Tai wasn't even the World No. 1 then.

16:44 (IST)13 DEC 2018

Final score: Sindhu def Tai 14-21, 21-16, 21-18 in 1 hour 1 minute.

16:43 (IST)13 DEC 2018

Sindhu wins!!!!!!!

Tai sends the shuttle wide!!!!!

16:41 (IST)13 DEC 2018

Sindhu rushed and pushed the smash wide!


16:41 (IST)13 DEC 2018

And it caught the line by a whisker!

Tai still in it!


16:40 (IST)13 DEC 2018

Sindhu challenged a shot of Tai

16:40 (IST)13 DEC 2018

Tai slipped at the net and sent the shuttle wide.

Match points for Sindhu.

16:39 (IST)13 DEC 2018

Smash by Sindhu!


16:38 (IST)13 DEC 2018

But that doesn't prevent her from trying to make a comeback.

She gets two points and trails 15-18

16:38 (IST)13 DEC 2018

Tai isn't moving well now anymore. Perhaps the said injury niggle is really affecting her.

16:37 (IST)13 DEC 2018

Sindhu now up 18-13

16:37 (IST)13 DEC 2018

Sindhu wins another point with a drop after a long rally.


16:35 (IST)13 DEC 2018

Sindhu now ahead at 16-13

16:35 (IST)13 DEC 2018

And Sindhu capitalizes on this as Tai goes long again.

Sindhu 15-13

16:34 (IST)13 DEC 2018

And Sindhu takes the lead for the first time in this game!


16:34 (IST)13 DEC 2018

And it's all level at 13-13

16:33 (IST)13 DEC 2018

Tai still keeps making a few unforced errors.

Tai barely ahead at 13-12

16:33 (IST)13 DEC 2018

What a superb crosscourt snash by Sindhu from around-the-head position.

Sindhu 11-12

16:30 (IST)13 DEC 2018

Sindhu gets a couple of points after the break.

How long can she sustain this?


16:29 (IST)13 DEC 2018

It's 11-6 for Tai at the time of the break.

16:28 (IST)13 DEC 2018

Sindhu tried to go for acute angles at the net but Tai was everywhere!

Tai 10-6

16:27 (IST)13 DEC 2018

Sindhu reaches out to return a Tai shot and slips on the ground.

Tai up 8-5

16:26 (IST)13 DEC 2018

Sindhu came close, making it a one-point game.

But Tai goes up to 7-5

16:25 (IST)13 DEC 2018

She still gets two points, though.

Trails 4-6

16:25 (IST)13 DEC 2018

Sindhu can't find her aggression any more and that is not helping her.

16:24 (IST)13 DEC 2018

It is looking so easy for Tai now.

Up 6-2

16:22 (IST)13 DEC 2018

What a lovely touch at the net by Tai!

She is up 4-2

16:22 (IST)13 DEC 2018

Sindhu is slowly coming back into this.

Sindhu now trails 2-3

16:21 (IST)13 DEC 2018

The change of court doesn't work well for Sindhu.

Tai opens up a 3-0 lead in Game 3.

16:18 (IST)13 DEC 2018

And Tai makes it easy for Sindhu with a service error.

Sindhu gets the second game 21-16.

16:17 (IST)13 DEC 2018

Tai produces body smash and Sindhu makes an error.

Two saved.

Sindhu 20-16

16:17 (IST)13 DEC 2018

What a sharp crosscourt shot by Sindhu! Tai was flummoxed!

Sindhu 20-14 with six game points.

16:16 (IST)13 DEC 2018

Sindhu can sense Tai isn't moving well and she is exploiting exactly that.

Sindhu 19-13

16:15 (IST)13 DEC 2018

Tai keeps missing the lines 

Sindhu 18-13

16:14 (IST)13 DEC 2018

Superb drop by Sindhu!

Tai was suprised!


16:14 (IST)13 DEC 2018

Another down-the-line smash by Sindhu!

16-12 she leads

16:13 (IST)13 DEC 2018

What a horror miss by Sindhu! 

Sindhu now leads 15-12

16:13 (IST)13 DEC 2018

But once more she has gone into a slump.

Tai 11-15 now

16:12 (IST)13 DEC 2018

Tai makes an error on the return of serve.

Trails 10-14

16:11 (IST)13 DEC 2018

And the difference is slowing disappearing.

Tai looks more sharp and alert after the break.

Tai 10-12

16:10 (IST)13 DEC 2018

Tai gets two points quickly right after the break.


16:07 (IST)13 DEC 2018

This time Tai goes wide once more.

Sindhu 11-6 at the time of the break.

16:07 (IST)13 DEC 2018

What a lovely drop by Tai!


16:06 (IST)13 DEC 2018

Now Sindhu can't reply to Tai's spinning shot at the net.

Tai 5-10

16:06 (IST)13 DEC 2018

Tai goes wide!

Sindhu 10-4

16:05 (IST)13 DEC 2018

Another down-the-line smash by Sindhu!

Up 9-4 now

16:05 (IST)13 DEC 2018

But that doesn't help to find her spark.

Sindhu pulled ahead to 8-4
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