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Commonwealth Games 2022 Badminton results Day 7: PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth and Lakshya Sen through to the pre-quarters, Ponnappa/Reddy bow out

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedAug 05, 2022 01:22 IST

PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth and Lakshya Sen through to round of 16

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01:22 (IST)5 AUG 2022

And before we sign off, here is a quick reminder to join us tomorrow here at Sportskeeda for the LIVE updates on all the action from the badminton court and rest of the 2022 Commonwealth Games. Good night!

01:09 (IST)5 AUG 2022

And that brings us to the end of our coverage from the badminton arena for the day, Amid all the action, India's Aakarshi Kashyap also made her way into the last-16 after her opponent retired mid-match. Here is a quick recap of how things unfolded today:

PV Sindhu bt FN Abdul Razzaq 21-4, 21-11

K Srikanth bt Daniel Wangaliya 21-9, 21-9

Ashwini Ponnappa/B Sumeeth Reddy lost to Callum Hemming Jessica Pugh 18-21, 16-21

Aakarshi Kashyap bt Mahoor Shahzad 22-20 (retd.)

Lakshya Sen bt Vernon Smeed

00:48 (IST)5 AUG 2022

An easy win for Lakshya Sen, but it was great to see the 40-year-old from the small island of Saint Helena โ€” which has a collective population of no more than 4500 โ€” in the South Atlantic Ocean put his best efforts against a top-ranked opponent. That, after all, is what the Games are all about!

00:45 (IST)5 AUG 2022

Sen bt Smeet 21-4, 21-5

00:45 (IST)5 AUG 2022

Sen 21-5 Smeed: And just like that, Sen is through with a straight-forward win over the man from Saint Helena

00:44 (IST)5 AUG 2022

Sen 17-4 Smeed: The Indian is only four points away from a place in the round of 16.

00:42 (IST)5 AUG 2022

Sen 14-2 Smeed: Sen really has been dominant in this match, there is no question about that. He is marching towards the finish line.

00:41 (IST)5 AUG 2022

Sen 11-1 Smeed: A 10-point lead for Sen at the mid-game interval.

00:39 (IST)5 AUG 2022

Sen 9-1 Smeed: Smeed with a jump smash a good follow up to get off the mark in the second game.

00:38 (IST)5 AUG 2022

Sen 8-0 Smeed: Quick reaction at the net from Sen as he looks to be in a hurry.

00:37 (IST)5 AUG 2022

Sen 5-0 Smeed: The Indian, much like the opening game, is off to a flyer.

00:35 (IST)5 AUG 2022

Game 2 underway

00:34 (IST)5 AUG 2022

00:34 (IST)5 AUG 2022

Sen 21-4 Smeed: The Indian wraps up the opening game.

00:33 (IST)5 AUG 2022

Sen 20-4 Smeed: Game point India.

00:33 (IST)5 AUG 2022

Sen 16-4 Smeed: No problems for the Indian so far in the contest as he is outpowering and outrunning his opponent at the moment.

00:32 (IST)5 AUG 2022

00:31 (IST)5 AUG 2022

Sen 11-4 Smeed: The Indian is in complete control despite flashes of good strokeplay from his opponent. He is clearly the favorite.

00:30 (IST)5 AUG 2022

Sen 10-4 Smeed: A sly return from Smeed catches Sen late.

00:30 (IST)5 AUG 2022

Sen 8-2 Smeed: Smeed is currently being outplayed, but a good flat exchange sees the 40-year-old come out on top!

00:28 (IST)5 AUG 2022

Sen 3-1 Smeed: The Indian is off to a quick start.

00:27 (IST)5 AUG 2022

Game 1 underway

00:24 (IST)5 AUG 2022

Players have arrive on court, warm-up underway.

00:22 (IST)5 AUG 2022


Lakshya Sen (BAI Twitter)

00:21 (IST)5 AUG 2022

Welcome back to Sportskeeda's continued coverage of the 2022 Commonwealth Games. We are minutes away from the final badminton encounter featuring an Indian player on Day 7, as Laskhya Sen is set to take court at the National Exhibition Centre against Vernon Smeed St Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha in a just a few moments.

The match featuring Kirsty Gilmour has come to an end and Sen will soon be arriving on the Show Court, so stay tuned as we bring you the LIVE updates starting this very second!

17:16 (IST)4 AUG 2022

The Indian challenge will resume in the evening session with more matches to come our way, including the opener for Lakshya Sen.

Do join us for the young Indian's first match in men's singles at 12.15 am IST (est.). And keep following Sportskeeda for the latest from the 2022 Commonwealth Games!

17:16 (IST)4 AUG 2022

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17:07 (IST)4 AUG 2022

Hemming/Pugh bt Ponnappa/Reddy 21-18, 21-16

17:06 (IST)4 AUG 2022

Ponnappa/Reddy 16-21 Hemming/Pugh: The English duo have dashed the Indian hopes in mixed doubles as they move on into the next after a straight-sets win.

17:05 (IST)4 AUG 2022

Ponnappa/Reddy 16-20 Hemming/Pugh: Another netted smash from Reddy brings up match point for England.

17:04 (IST)4 AUG 2022

Ponnappa/Reddy 16-19 Hemming/Pugh: Another shot from Reddy finds the net. He has not been able to clean up the errors in this match as Indians on the brink of an early exit!

17:03 (IST)4 AUG 2022

Ponnappa/Reddy 16-18 Hemming/Pugh: A smash down the middle from Hemming puts them in touching distance.

17:01 (IST)4 AUG 2022

Ponnappa/Reddy 15-16 Hemming/Pugh: Brilliiant return of serve from Ashwini, the Indians need to hold their nerves now.

17:00 (IST)4 AUG 2022

Ponnappa/Reddy 14-16 Hemming/Pugh: The topsy-turvy game tilts back into the favor of the English duo.

16:59 (IST)4 AUG 2022

Ponnappa/Reddy 13-13 Hemming/Pugh: Sumeeth showing his skills at the net again. We are level!!

16:59 (IST)4 AUG 2022

Ponnappa/Reddy 12-13 Hemming/Pugh: Ashwini does the heavy lifting as she gets on the attack, Sumeeth finsihes up at the net.

16:57 (IST)4 AUG 2022

Ponnappa/Reddy 11-13 Hemming/Pugh: A challenge goes in vain as the Indian duo fall two points behind.

16:56 (IST)4 AUG 2022

Can Ashiwni and Sumeeth dig deep into reserves and pull out a comeback against the English duo? They are very much in the mix here in Game 2!

16:55 (IST)4 AUG 2022

16:55 (IST)4 AUG 2022

Ponnappa/Reddy 10-11 Hemming/Pugh: Two points in a row gives the English duo the lead at the mid-game interval.

16:55 (IST)4 AUG 2022

Ponnappa/Reddy 10-9 Hemming/Pugh: Good flat hitting from the Indian pair, they need to keep pressing.

16:53 (IST)4 AUG 2022

Ponnappa/Reddy 8-8 Hemming/Pugh: Ashwini on a full stretch, but cannot get to the drop shot. This is very tight at the moment.

16:51 (IST)4 AUG 2022

Ponnappa/Reddy 6-6 Hemming/Pugh: Good response from the English duo, they take the charge of the rallies as they draw level.

16:49 (IST)4 AUG 2022

Ponnappa/Reddy 5-3 Hemming/Pugh: It's the Ashwini smash again! The English duo on the backfoot early in the second game.

16:47 (IST)4 AUG 2022

Ponnappa/Reddy 3-1 Hemming/Pugh: Good touch at the net from Reddy and Ponnappa sends down a big smash from the back to take the point.

16:46 (IST)4 AUG 2022

Ponnappa/Reddy 2-0 Hemming/Pugh: A quick start for the Indians as she take the first two points.

16:45 (IST)4 AUG 2022

Game 2 underway!

16:44 (IST)4 AUG 2022

Ashwini Ponnappa and B Sumeeth are also in action in the mixed doubles against England's Calum Hemming and Jessica Pugh. The Indian duo has dropped a tight opening game 21-18, but definitely possess the game to turn things around. Stay tune, Game 2 coming our way as we speak! 
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