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Commonwealth Games 2018: Table Tennis Men's Singles Round of 32, Achanta Sharath Kamal, Sathiyan Gyanasekaran carry India's hopes, Live Updates

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedApr 11, 2018 16:06 IST

The action is scheduled to start very soon at the Oxenford Studios


16:06 (IST)11 APR 2018

It's all done and dusted as Sathiyan goes home as the winner. With the win, he has now progressed to the Round of 32 and will be in action once again tomorrow.

Final score: Sathiyan GNANASEKARAN (IND) def Muhammad RAMEEZ (PAK) 11-5, 11-3, 11-5, 11-3

16:06 (IST)11 APR 2018

The Indian extend his lead to 7 as he sets himself up for the match.
Score: 10-3

16:05 (IST)11 APR 2018

Sathiyan doubles his points to 8 while Rameez could only manage 1.
Score: 8-3

16:04 (IST)11 APR 2018

Rameez starts strong but the lead is with Sathiyan. 
Score: 4-2

16:03 (IST)11 APR 2018

Time for Game4. The Pakistani will need to win this in order to stay alive in the match!

16:02 (IST)11 APR 2018

The Pakistani's little luck seems to be over as Sathiyan has sealed the game 3 at 11-5

16:01 (IST)11 APR 2018

Rameez, however, is showing strong nerves pulling back three points.
Score 9-4

16:00 (IST)11 APR 2018

Looks like there's no stopping Sathiya as he takes an unassailable lead of 8-1

15:59 (IST)11 APR 2018

Game 3 begins!

15:56 (IST)11 APR 2018

Sathiyan GNANASEKARAN has clinched Game 2 as well! Half the work has been done!

15:56 (IST)11 APR 2018

What was billed as a high octane contest, is turning out to be a rather one-sided affair with the Indian currently leading 9-3

15:55 (IST)11 APR 2018

Sathiyan extends his lead to 5 points. Score: 7-2

15:54 (IST)11 APR 2018

Rameez is visible struggling against his opponent as he succumbs to an early deficit trailing 0-3

15:53 (IST)11 APR 2018

Sathiyan continues his sublime form, easing to a comfortable win.
Game 1, the Indian wins 11-4

15:52 (IST)11 APR 2018

The Indian on the verge of winning the first game. Score: 10-4

15:51 (IST)11 APR 2018

Sathiyan extends his lead to 5.
Score: 9-5

15:51 (IST)11 APR 2018

But the Indian, confident from his mixed doubles win earlier in the day has exerted his dominion, taking the lead at 7-4

15:49 (IST)11 APR 2018

The Pakistani has taken the lead.
Score: 3-2

15:48 (IST)11 APR 2018

And it's underway. 
The players share the first couple of points between them. 
Score: 1-1

15:48 (IST)11 APR 2018

Next up, India's Sathiyan GNANASEKARAN will take on Pakistan's Muhammad RAMEEZ as the player's battle out the age-long rivalry between the nations.

15:46 (IST)11 APR 2018

Here are the full scorelines!

Sharath ACHANTA def Javen CHOONG (11-2, 11-5,11-4, 7-11, 11-13, 6-11, 11-7)

Harmeet DESAI def Geoffrey LOI (11-4, 11-3, 11-1,-11-2)

15:44 (IST)11 APR 2018

And he has done it. Sharath stands his ground and shows great character to win the decider 11-7!!
What a contest it has been!!

15:37 (IST)11 APR 2018

Sharath takes the lead and extends it to 9-7!
Can he emerge a winner from this diabolical situation?

15:37 (IST)11 APR 2018

Sharath showing nerves of steel as he level terms with his opponent

15:36 (IST)11 APR 2018

What a thriller it's turning out to be.
Sharath trying hard to reduce the Malaysian's lead. 
Score: 7-6

15:35 (IST)11 APR 2018

And we are back as Sharath breaks and makes it 6-4

15:35 (IST)11 APR 2018

The players take a short breather!

15:34 (IST)11 APR 2018

Choong extends his lead to 3.
Score 6-3, Sharath trailing.

15:33 (IST)11 APR 2018

And Choong has taken the lead.
Score: 4-3

15:33 (IST)11 APR 2018

It's looking like an intense fight with the scores tied at 3-3

15:33 (IST)11 APR 2018

Choong not letting go his hard work go to waste as he level the scores at 2-2

15:32 (IST)11 APR 2018

Sharath trying to hold his fort and he succeeds in taking a 2 point lead. 
Score: 2-0

15:31 (IST)11 APR 2018

And it all goes down to the wire. The decider game7 is about to begin.

15:31 (IST)11 APR 2018

Sharath, who was looking brilliant in the start, now looks a pale shadow of his former self as he risks losing Game 6 as well.
10-6, the Indian trails

15:30 (IST)11 APR 2018

The Malaysian extends his lead to 4 after winning two points in quick succession.
Score: 9-5

15:30 (IST)11 APR 2018

Choong seems to have found his mojo back as he is clearly dominating the Indian in Game 6.
Score: 7-5

15:27 (IST)11 APR 2018

And we are back!!

15:27 (IST)11 APR 2018

From the other end, Harmeet Desai has sealed a comfortable victory after winning the fourth game 11-2

15:26 (IST)11 APR 2018

What a comeback!!! The Malaysian wins the game 13-11
Choong scripts the impossible. After going two sets down, he is on the verge of pulling the game back on level terms. There's more drama left in this match!

15:24 (IST)11 APR 2018

It's an adrenaline joyride for both the viewers and the players.
Scoreline: 11-11

15:23 (IST)11 APR 2018

And Choong with a confident shot to take the lead in the crucial moment. 
10-9, the Indian trails

15:23 (IST)11 APR 2018

The match is turning out to be a thriller with the scores currently tied at 9-9 in Game 5.

15:22 (IST)11 APR 2018

It's looking like a tightly contested battle with the scoreline reading 7-8 in Sharath's favour

15:22 (IST)11 APR 2018

Sharath takes the lead, but just like the previous game, Choong is drawing close.
Score: 7-6

15:21 (IST)11 APR 2018

Game 5 begins!

15:20 (IST)11 APR 2018

Sharath loses Game 4 (7-11), in what till now was looking like a one-sided affair. 
Can Choong capitalize on this and bring the game back to level terms?

15:19 (IST)11 APR 2018

Javen Choong is not letting the Indian have it easy as he leads the game for the first time.
Score: 9-7

15:18 (IST)11 APR 2018

Sharath Achanta begins the third game strong but then has a minor setback as the Malaysian brings the score back on level terms.
Score: 7-7

15:17 (IST)11 APR 2018

Harmeet does win the game, but however, loses just one point.
Game3 score: 11-1 

15:16 (IST)11 APR 2018

Desai is not giving his opponent any scope as he leads 7-0. Can he win the game without dropping any points?
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