Commonwealth Games 2018: Badminton Women's Singles Round of 16, Saina Nehwal carries India's hopes, Live Updates

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedApr 12, 2018 14:58 IST

Nehwal def Li 21-4, 2-0 (ret) in 12 minutes to enter the quarter-finals.


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And that's a wrap!

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Final score: Nehwal def Li 21-4, 2-0 (ret) in 12 minutes to enter the quarter-finals.

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We don't yet know what exactly was the cause of Li's retirement. Let us hope she recovers fast.

But there's no denying that Saina was totally bossing this match, right from the first point.

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Nehwal's opponent has RETIRED and Nehwal thus moves onto the QUARTER-FINALS!

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It's 2-0 to the Indian

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Saina grabs the first point in Game 2.

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That was a masterclass delivered by Nehwal!

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And Saina wraps up the opening game 21-4

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16 game points for the Indian at 20-4

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Li bags a couple of points but she is still way behind the Indian


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Post-interval, the Indian adds SIX POINTS IN A ROW TO RACE AHEAD TO 17-2

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Saina builds an 11-2 advantage heading into the mid-game interval.

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It's 9-2 to the 2010 Commonwealth Games champion!

Absolute one-way traffic!!!!!

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It's 6-2 to the former World No. 1

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And we are off!

Saina looks to be fully in control of the early proceedings as she opens up a 4-2 lead

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Hello and welcome to Sportskeeda's live coverage of Saina Nehwal vs Jessica Li!

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As Day 8 progresses, India continues a good medal run which it has had so far.

Next up is Women's Badminton Singles match. Saina Nehwal returns to the court after her winning smashes in the finals of the Mixed event. In the Singles event, Saina will face-off against Jessica Li.

Medals won on Day 8: Day 8 has been good so far for India with Rahul Aware bringing home a Gold medal in Wrestling in the Men's Freestyle 57 kg category. Babita Kumari losing out to Diana Weicker in the Gold medal match in Wrestling Women's Freestyle 53 kg category and having to settle for a Silver medal. Kiran also winning a Bronze medal for India in Wrestling Women's Freestyle 76 kg.

In Shooting, Tejaswini Sawant won a Silver medal for India in the Women's 50m Rifle Prone Finals.

India will be hoping Day 8 of the Commonwealth Games 2018 is just as successful as the previous days.

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