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Denmark Open 2018 Men's Singles: Kidambi Srikanth vs Kento Momota Live score & Updates | 20th October 2018

Momota def Srikanth 21-16, 21-12 in 42 minutes to enter the final.
Updated: 20 October 2018 17:23 IST - Published: 20 October 2018 13:20 IST
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And, with that, Srikanth's title defence comes to an end!
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Final score: Momota def Srikanth 21-16, 21-12 in 42 minutes to enter the final.
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And Momota has won the match!
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Momota has reached match points.


20-12
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Momota gives one point to Srikanth through a service error.


Momota up 18-11
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Down the line smashes are coming hard at Srikanth!

Momota up 16-10
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What a beautiful flick of the wrist for a drop from Momota!


He goes up to 15-10
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 Since then, the Japanese has taken control of the proceedings.

He is up 14-9
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Srikanth comes up with a lot more aggression after the break.

Trails 9-11
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It's 11-7 for Momota at the midgame interval.
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A couple of unforced errors from Srikanth pushes the Japanese up to 10-6
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What accuracy from the Japanese! He makes the shuttle land inside the baseline while Srikanth leaves it.

Momota up 8-5 
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Momota displays quick footspeed to go up to 6-4
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Momota pushes the shuttle back at Srikanth and levels it at 4-4
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Both of them are mostly stationed in the forecourt.

It's 2-2
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Second game begins.

Srikanth gets the first point.
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Momota bags the first game 21-16
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Srikanth saves another one 
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A couple of game points got saved!

20-15
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Momota now has game points at 20-13
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Just beautiful timing from Momota! Slowed down the shuttle for a long time before going for power-packed smash!

Up 19-13
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Srikanth has taken two points on the trot and now trails 13-16
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Momota is just toying with Srikanth at the moment. He is finding every opportunity to get a down the line smash.

Up 15-11
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Momota is varying the placement of the shuttle, going from side to side. Momota is using his speed and aggression well.

Momota is up 13-10.
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Momota takes the shuttle early and makes a body smash!

It's 12-10 for Momota
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Momota takes the next two points and leads 11-10 at the time of midgame interval 
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Body smash from Srikanth!

10-9
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What a beautiful drop from Momota!

It's 9-9
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Another burst of speed and attack from Srikanth from the forecourt.

He is up 9-6
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It's 8-6 for Srikanth. He is playing intelligently.
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Srikanth is going for down the line smashes!

Up 7-5
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One more point for Srikanth!

6-5
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Good defence by Srikanth!

5-5
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Now Srikanth smashes!

Trails 4-5
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Momota comes up with a big lefty smash.

He is up 5-3
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Huge crosscourt smash from Srikanth!

He trails 3-4
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Momota draws Srikanth to the net and finds open court!

Momota 3-2
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And Momota finds the line!


It's 2-2
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First point goes to Momota but Srikanth takes the next two points.

Srikanth up 2-1
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The match is about to start.