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Dubai World Superseries Finals 2017, Semi-finals: PV Sindhu vs Chen Yufei, Live Badminton Score and Updates

Sindhu def Chen, 21-15, 21-18 to enter the final
Updated: 16 December 2017 21:47 IST - Published: 16 December 2017 20:35 IST
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Goodbye and goodnight!
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And what a Sunday awaits Indian badminton! It is only apt that we bid farewell to the 2017 Superseries season with an Indian in the final after what has been the best year for Indian badminton in a long, long time!
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Sindhu will face World No. 2 Akane Yamaguchi in her bid to win her first crown at the season finale! Sindhu made short work of the Japanese in their group face-off.
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Final score: Sindhu def Chen, 21-15, 21-18 in 59 minutes to enter the final
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Sindhu was beginning to look pretty tired towards the end but Chen made it easier for her. This will be her first final at the World Superseries Finals!
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And Chen returns wide! Crowd erupts!!!!!!


Sindhu wins!!!!!!
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Match points to SIndhu after Chen hits the net!

20-18
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Sindhu is tired!

An easy point to the Chinese!

19-18
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And Sindhu is bent double after a never-ending rally. She paid the price for not attacking.

Sindhu now at 19-17
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Chen looks to have lost the plot.

Sindhu up to 19-16
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Tight spinning net shot from Sindhu. Chen touches the net.

Sindhu up to 18-16 now
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Sindhu gets yellow card for misconduct. The Umpire asked her twice to return to the court but she didn't.
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Now Chen challenges! And she indeed did put the shuttle out!

16-16
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Sindhu paid the price for not going all out. Gopichand shouting instructions.

Now 15-16
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What a rally! And what stupendous anticipation from Chen!


15-15 
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15-14 now for the Indian



This is becoming too exciting!
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Another challenge from the Indian!

Again loses it and now no challenge left for the Indian!
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Shuttle apparently goes long from Sindhu and she challenges!

Loses the challenge. It was out!

15-12
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Great follow up from Sindhu right into Chen's body!

15-11
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What a backhand volley from Sindhu! This time Chen returns but puts it wide!


The Indian up 14-11
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Another point goes in favour of the Chinese!

11-13
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Wow! Chen puts the shuttle right on the sideline!

Trails 10-13
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13-9 to the Indian
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From kids to the elderly....everybody cheering loudly for Sindhu and she is delivering!

Up 12-9
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Lead is cut down to 11-9 on resumption