Denmark Open 2018 Badminton Live: Saina Nehwal vs Gregoria Mariska Live score & Updates | 20th October 2018

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedOct 20, 2018 18:42 IST

Nehwal def Tunjung 21-11, 21-12 to enter the final.


18:42 (IST)20 OCT 2018

And that brings us to the end of our live coverage of the Denmark Open for today.

Do join us for the live coverage of the final.


18:41 (IST)20 OCT 2018

What an amazing run by Nehwal this week!

She will hope to continue this when she meets the World No. 1 Tai Tzu Ying in the summit clash on Sunday.

18:38 (IST)20 OCT 2018

Final score: Nehwal def Tunjung 21-11, 21-12 to enter the final.

18:37 (IST)20 OCT 2018

The shuttle goes wide from Tunjung!

Saina wins and is through to the final!

This is her second final at the Denmark Open!!

18:36 (IST)20 OCT 2018

Nine match points for Saina!

18:36 (IST)20 OCT 2018

Too many errors on the length robbing Tunjung of any chance.

Nehwal up 18-11

18:34 (IST)20 OCT 2018

So many sharp crosscourt smashes from Nehwal!

She is now up 16-10

18:33 (IST)20 OCT 2018

Saina has won a string of points now. Her opponent looks clueless.

Saina up 14-9

18:30 (IST)20 OCT 2018

Tunjung shows an error in judgement.

Saina up 11-8 at the midgame interval.

18:30 (IST)20 OCT 2018

But since then, Saina has wrested back the momentum.

With two points, she has gone up to 10-8

18:29 (IST)20 OCT 2018

Tunjung showed some excellent fighting spirit to draw level at 7-7.

18:26 (IST)20 OCT 2018

It's 7-3 for Nehwal now.

18:25 (IST)20 OCT 2018

Tunjung is trying her best to keep varying the placement of the shuttle.

Saina is still up 5-3

18:23 (IST)20 OCT 2018

Saina picks up from where she left.

Nehwal has opened up a 3-0 lead.

18:20 (IST)20 OCT 2018

Saina is fourth time lucky.

She bags the first game 21-11

18:20 (IST)20 OCT 2018

Tunjung has been fighting well since then. She has saved 3 game points.

18:18 (IST)20 OCT 2018

12 game points for Nehwal now.


18:18 (IST)20 OCT 2018

Saina got a challenge right and gets yet another point.

It's a ten-point difference between the two now.

Saina up 18-8

18:16 (IST)20 OCT 2018

It's 17-8 lead for Saina now.

18:15 (IST)20 OCT 2018

Tunjung hasn't been able to control most of the shots.

The length has been a problem.

She now trails 6-15

18:14 (IST)20 OCT 2018

Tunjung finds the sideline!

She now trails 6-12

18:12 (IST)20 OCT 2018

It's 11-5 for Nehwal at the midgame interval.

18:11 (IST)20 OCT 2018

The precision is missing from the young Indonesian.

Saina up 8-3

18:10 (IST)20 OCT 2018

Saina is steadily building a healthy lead here.

She is up 6-3

18:09 (IST)20 OCT 2018

Smash down the line by Tunjung!

Saina leads 4-2

18:08 (IST)20 OCT 2018

The Indonesian is making a couple of unforced errors by trying to go for the lines.

Saina up 3-1

18:07 (IST)20 OCT 2018

It's 1-1

18:07 (IST)20 OCT 2018

The match is about to start. 
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