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China Open 2018: PV Sindhu vs Chen Yufei Quarter-finals, Live Score and Match Updates

Chen def Sindhu 21-11 11-21 21-15 to enter the semi-finals
Updated: 21 September 2018 16:46 IST - Published: 21 September 2018 15:36 IST
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Goodbye!
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And with that, India's campaign comes to an end at the China Open.

Earlier, Kidambi Srikanth lost his quarter-final match to world champion Kento Momota.
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Sindhu is still suffering from the effects of a taxing schedule. This match again showed that.

That doesn't take anything away from Chen, though. She played a perfect game for most part of the decider to deny Sindhu any chance.
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Final score: Chen def Sindhu 21-11 11-21 21-15 to enter the semi-finals
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Relentless smashing gives Chen the victory!
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Five match points for the Chinese!

20-15
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And Sindhu gets 3 points in a row.


15-18
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Two points for the Indian 


14-18
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It is 18-12 for the Chinese now.
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Chen is pretty much roaring after every point now.

She is up 17-12
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And Sindhu's smash goes wide!

She has given the momentum back!
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Suddenly Chen has lost her precision on shots.

Sindhu gets four points in a row 


12-14
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Chen is now up 14-10
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Chen is relentlessly attacking the Sindhu backhand now.

The angles are brilliant.

Chen is now up 13-8
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It is 11-8 to Chen going into the midgame interval.
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Finally some great movement from the Indian and she gets the point through a smash on the forecourt.

Sindhu 6-8
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Chen looks to be handling the conditions better.

Up 6-4
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It will be a test of   fitness and mental strength for the two now.
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And they are all level now!

3-3
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Chen has fought back and now trails Sindhu by one point.

2-3 she trails
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Sindhu opens up a 2-0 lead in the decider.
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Sindhu takes the second game 21-11
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Chen looks very subdued and clueless as to how to tackle Sindhu.

The Indian has multiple game points now at 20-11
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Sindhu is going for huge, hard-hitting smashes.

Up 17-11
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Chen has become passive now.

It allows Sindhu to go up to 15-10
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Big 'come on' from Sindhu after she gets a winner!

She is trying to egg herself on!

12-10
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It is 11-8 to Sindhu at the midgame interval.
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Sindhu is now 9-6

Chen seems to have gone off the boil
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Sindhu wins a 26-shot rally!

Will this help her find the spark?
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And the momentum has shifted to the Chinese girl's side. 

4 consecutive points and Chen is now trailing 5-6
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Can she set up a decider?
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Sindhu has made a better start the second game and has gone up to 5-1
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It is 1-1 in the second game
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Chen wraps up the first game 21-11
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Chen is now racing towards the finish line in this game.

Sindhu 11-19
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Finally some aggression from Sindhu, who had been looking lethargic so far.

Sindhu now trailing 10-17
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Sindhu got back a point through a fiery smash but since then, it's been all Chen.

Sindhu trailing 7-14
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It is 11-6 to Chen Yufei at the midgame interval
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Looking very slow and uninspired
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Sindhu seems to be struggling with her energy levels and her accuracy.
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Chen is coming up with lots of smashes and pinpoint display.

She is up 7-5
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Sindhu has now fought back to 3-4
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Chen has now gone up to 3-1
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And we are under way!

It is 1-1
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After reaching the World Championship and the Asian Games finals, the Indian has shown signs of tiredness. It resulted in a shock second round defeat at the Japan Open last week. At the China Open too, Sindhu hasn't been very convincing and lost a game in the second round.


Sindhu is looking to become the first Indian to reach the semi-finals of the China Open this year after Kidambi Srikanth's quarters loss earlier in the day.
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Good afternoon and welcome to the Sportskeeda live blog of the China Open quarter-final match of PV Sindhu.

She is the third seed at this Super 1000 tournament and she faces the fifth seed Chen Yufei for a place in the semi-finals.