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Commonwealth Games 2018: Badminton Men's Singles Round of 32, HS Prannoy carries India's hopes, Live Updates

Prannoy def Jean Paul 21-14, 21-16 to enter Round of 16
Updated: 11 April 2018 14:42 IST - Published: 11 April 2018 12:48 IST
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That was a good start for the World No. 12, considering he did not play at all during India's mixed team campaign. That will surely stand him in good stead as he progresses deeper into the draw.
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He is now through to the Round of 16.
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Final score: Prannoy def Jean Paul 21-14, 21-16 in 30 minutes.
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And Prannoy secures victory, in style, with a flick of the wrist for a backhand volley.
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AND PRANNOY HAS 14 MATCH POINTS ALREADY!
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The Indian is now within sniffing distance of a win as he goes up to 18-6

Just three points away from a win
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Prannoy doesn't allow him any more opportunity and he extends his lead to a whopping 10 points!

15-5 is his lead
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The Mauritian came up with a smart touch as he took the pace off the shuttle. It landed right on the side line and he now trails 5-13
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It's 11-4 to the Indian heading into the mid-game interval as he looks strong and dominant.
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A straight smash from the Indian to steer clear by SIX POINTS now.

Prannoy 9-3
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It's 7-2 to Prannoy as Jean Paul can hardly do anything to pose even a minor threat to the World No. 12
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And Prannoy registers quickfire points soon after to take the game away completely from the Mauritian shuttler. He is up 5-2
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And the joy didn't last long for Jean Paul as his accomplished opponent comes storming back to level matters here, just as expected.

2-2
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The Mauritian opens up a 2-0 lead in Game 2 as he hopes to put some pressure on the Indian
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The first game is in the bag for the India No. 2

21-14
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SIX GAME POINTS FOR THE WORLD NO. 12

20-14
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And 19-14 it is for Prannoy
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Big down the line smash and the Indian extends his lead to 18-13
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Prannoy is moving much better and placing the shuttle intelligently.

Up 16-12
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It continues to be a two-point gap between the two as Prannoy leads 13-11
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The rallies are getting longer but that doesn't deter Prannoy.

He goes up to 12-10
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And Prannoy inches ahead to 11-0 at the mid-game interval as Jean Paul's shot goes wide!
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And the India No. 2 has levelled matters here!
9-9
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And Prannoy is now behind by one point.

7-8
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